Alternative Energy Systems

Alternative Energy Systems

Electrical Integration and Utilisation

1st Edition - January 1, 1984

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  • Editors: Mike West, Peter White, Brian Loughridge
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483154015

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Alternative Energy Systems: Electrical Integration and Utilisation covers the proceedings of the conference held at the Coventry (Lanchester) Polytechnic Coventry, England from 10th to 12th of September 1984. The book presents 24 papers that tackle alternative energy systems and their electrical integration and utilization. The text covers different alternative energy sources, such as hydro, solar, wind, wave, and waste materials. The book discusses the practical, technical, and economic aspects of alternatives energy systems and their electrical integration and utilization. The book will be of great use to individuals who are interested in the application of alternative energy systems.

Table of Contents


  • Energy from Low Head Water Sources

    Tidal Stream Energy Systems for Isolated Communities

    Grid-connected Kinetic Hydro Energy Conversion System

    Optimum Positioning of a Solar Collector for Summer Applications in Baghdad

    Novel Microwave Energy Converters for the Solar Power Satellite program

    A Solar Experiment

    Current Progress in the Development of a Wind/Diesel System for Autonomous Electricity Generation

    An Electronic Controller to Maximize Efficiency of Battery Charging from a Wind Generator (Patent Pending)

    The Availability of Offshore Alternative Energy Systems

    The Application of Flywheels in Short Term Energy Storage

    Practical Flywheel Energy Storage

    Wood Residues as Fuel in Pulp/Paper Manufacturing Industries in Nigeria

    Electrical Power Generation from Refuse

    The Economic Analysis of Wave Energy

    Electrical Considerations with Wave Powered Navigation Aids

    An Experimental Investigation of BD101 Type Wave-activated Wells Turbine Generator for Lighted Buoys

    Study of Utilization and Management of pPwer Generated by a Pneumatic Wave Energy Conversion System

    Electronics in Extreme Environments

    Power Take-off and Output from the SEA-Lanchester Clam Wave Energy Device

    A Power Smoothing Scheme for the SEA Clam Wave Energy Converter

    Addition of Power from Parallel Alternators Operating at Different Varying Speeds and Power Levels

    Floating Wave Driven Wind Turbines and Island Supplies

    Dynamic Simulation of Alternative Island Supply

    Harmonic Analyses of Wound Rotor and Inverter Systems

    Author Index

    Subject Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 300
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1984
  • Published: January 1, 1984
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483154015

About the Editors

Mike West

Peter White

Brian Loughridge

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