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Energy systems engineering : evaluation and implementation

Author: Francis M Vanek; Louis D Albright
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2008.
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"Energy Systems Engineering presents a systems approach to future energy needs. This guide explores the latest technology within each energy systems area, the benefits and liabilities of each, the challenges posed by changing energy supplies, the negative impacts from energy consumption, and the ways in which a portfolio of new technologies can address these problems." "Filled with over 200 detailed illustrations  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Francis M Vanek; Louis D Albright
ISBN: 9780071495936 0071495932
OCLC Number: 173807634
Description: xx, 532 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Systems tools for energy systems --
Economic tools for energy systems --
Climate change and climate modeling --
Fossil fuel resources --
Stationary combustion systems --
Carbon sequestration --
Nuclear energy systems --
The solar resource --
Solar photovoltaic technologies --
Solar thermal applications --
Wind energy systems --
Transportation energy technologies --
Systems perspective on transportation energy --
Conclusion: creating the twenty-first century energy system.
Responsibility: Francis M. Vanek, Louis D. Albright.
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Suitable for engineers and students working with energy systems, this guide presents a systems approach to energy needs, covering carbon-based, nuclear, and renewable energy sources. With over 200  Read more...

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