Fundamentals of Renewable Energy Processes

Fundamentals of Renewable Energy Processes

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Fundamentals of Renewable Energy Processes contains the technical detail necessary to understand the engineering principles that govern renewable energy application at many different levels. Focused on the fundamental mechanisms and processes that underpin energy management, it provides students with the foundation for all energy process courses.

This text is organized according to the main forms of energy - heat engines, hydrogen energy, energy from the sun, and wind and water energy - with an introductory chapter of basic energy terms. From fuel cells, electrolyzers, and processes for hydrogen production to biomass and windmills the author provides the most thorough examination of all aspects of renewable energy processes.

The book is recommended for all students and professionals studying the basic mechanisms of renewable energies.
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  • Hardback | 712 pages
  • 152 x 230 x 44mm | 1,202.01g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0120885107
  • 9780120885107
  • 1,391,277

Table of contents

Introduction to Energy Terms; PART I: HEAT ENGINES; Thermodynamics and Kinetic Theory; Heat Engines; Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion; Thermoelectricity; Thermionic Converters; AMTECs; Radio-Noise Generators; PART II: The World of Hydrogen;Fuel Cells; Production of Hydrogen; Hydrogen Storage; PART III: Energy from the Sun; Solar Radiation; Biomass; Photovoltaic Converters; PART IV: Wind & Water Energy; Wind Energy; Other Ocean Engines
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