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  • Nuclear Power Plants
    Nuclear Power Plants
    Editor Soon Heung Chang
    ISBN 978-953-51-0408-7
    350 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 36699 times.
    This book covers various topics, from thermal-hydraulic analysis to the safety analysis of nuclear power plant. It does not focus only on current power plant issues. Instead, it aims to address the challenging ideas that can be implemented in and use ...
  • Energy Transmission and Grid Integration of AC Offshore Wind Farms
    Energy Transmission and Grid Integration of AC Offshore Wind Farms
    Editor M. Zubiaga, G. Abad, J. A. Barrena, S. Aurtenetxea and A. Carcar
    ISBN 978-953-51-0368-4
    258 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 28084 times.
    This book analyses the key issues of the offshore wind farm's energy transmission and grid integration infrastructure. But, for this purpose, there are not evaluated all the electric configurations. In the present book is deeply evaluated a represent ...
  • Third Generation Photovoltaics
    Third Generation Photovoltaics
    Editor Vasilis Fthenakis
    ISBN 978-953-51-0304-2
    244 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 57122 times.
    Photovoltaics have started replacing fossil fuels as major energy generation roadmaps, targeting higher efficiencies and/or lower costs are aggressively pursued to bring PV to cost parity with grid electricity. Third generation PV technologies may ov ...
  • Biogas
    Editor Sunil Kumar
    ISBN 978-953-51-0204-5
    420 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 131083 times.
    This book contains research on the chemistry of each step of biogas generation, along with engineering principles and practices, feasibility of biogas production in processing technologies, especially anaerobic digestion of waste and gas production s ...
  • Hydropower - Practice and Application
    Hydropower - Practice and Application
    Editor Hossein Samadi-Boroujeni
    ISBN 978-953-51-0164-2
    332 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 58241 times.
    Hydroelectric energy is the most widely used form of renewable energy, accounting for 16 percent of global electricity consumption. This book is primarily based on theoretical and applied results obtained by the authors during a long time of practice ...
  • Solar Power
    Solar Power
    Editor Radu D. Rugescu
    ISBN 978-953-51-0014-0
    388 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 94697 times.
    A wide variety of detail regarding genuine and proprietary research from distinguished authors is presented, ranging from new means of evaluation of the local solar irradiance to the manufacturing technology of photovoltaic cells. Also included is th ...
  • Nuclear Reactors
    Nuclear Reactors
    Editor Amir Zacarias Mesquita
    ISBN 978-953-51-0018-8
    350 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 71393 times.
    This book presents a comprehensive review of studies in nuclear reactors technology from authors across the globe. Topics discussed in this compilation include: thermal hydraulic investigation of TRIGA type research reactor, materials testing reactor ...
  • Thermal Power Plants
    Thermal Power Plants
    Editor Mohammad Rasul
    ISBN 978-953-307-952-3
    278 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 73030 times.
    Thermal power plants are one of the most important process industries for engineering professionals. Over the past few decades, the power sector has been facing a number of critical issues. However, the most fundamental challenge is meeting the growi ...