RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 173807634 LA English T1 Energy systems engineering : evaluation and implementation A1 Vanek, Francis M., Albright, Louis D., PB McGraw-Hill PP New York YR 2008 SN 9780071495936 0071495932 AB "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 and tables, the book examines short-, medium-, and long-term energy options for the remainder of the twenty-first century. For each energy system, the authors provide equations and problems to help practitioners quantify the performance of the technology and better understand its potential."--Jacket.