Energy systems engineering : evaluation and implementation / Francis M. Vanek, Louis D. Albright

Author(s): Vanek, Francis M
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Subjects: Power (Mechanics)
Energy conservation
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2008
LC Classification: T, TJ
Physical Description: xx, 532 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: 1. Introduction 1
2. Systems Tools for Energy Systems 23
3. Economic Tools for Energy Systems 61
4. Climate Change and Climate Modeling 77
5. Fossil Fuel Resources 107
6. Stationary Combustion Systems 125
7. Carbon Sequestration 165
8. Nuclear Energy Systems 189
9. The Solar Resource 225
10. Solar Photovoltaic Technologies 249
11. Solar Thermal Applications 281
12. Wind Energy Systems 331
13. Transportation Energy Technologies 371
14. Systems Perspective on Transportation Energy 421
15. Conclusion: Creating the Twenty-First Century Energy System 465
A. Perpetual Julian Date Calendar 491
B. Thermodynamic Tables - Metric Units 493
C. Thermodynamic Tables - U. S. Customary Units 505
Index 517
Additional Authors: Albright, Louis D
Notes: LCCN: 2008008589
ISBN: 9780071495936 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0071495932 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 173807634
ISBN/ISSN: 9780071495936
0071495932