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The Resource The science of renewable energy, authors, Frank Spellman, Revonna Bieber, (electronic book)

The science of renewable energy, authors, Frank Spellman, Revonna Bieber, (electronic book)

Label
The science of renewable energy
Title
The science of renewable energy
Statement of responsibility
authors, Frank Spellman, Revonna Bieber
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Post-Oil EnergyThe Gathering StormPeak OilA Malthusian Catastrophe?Weathering the StormAlternative and Renewable EnergyThe Bottom Line: The Need for InnovationDiscussion QuestionsReferences and Recommended ReadingEnergy BasicsEnergyPrinciples of Basic ElectricityBattery-Supplied ElectricityDC CircuitsOhm's LawElectric PowerElectric EnergySeries DC Circuit CharacteristicsParallel DC CircuitsSeries-Parallel CircuitsConductorsElectromagnetismAC TheoryCharacteristic Values of AC Voltage and CurrentResistance in AC CircuitsInductanceCapacitanceInductive and Capacitive ReactanceCapacitive Reactance AC Circuit TheoryGenerators Motors Transformers Power Distribution System Protection Electrical Drawings Discussion and Review Questions References and Recommended Reading Solar Energy Introduction Concentrating Solar Power Linear Concentrators Dish/Engine SystemsPower Tower SystemsThermal Energy Storage Photovoltaics Domestic and Industrial Use of Solar Energy Let There Be Natural LightThe Bottom Line on Solar Energy Discussion and Review Questions References and Recommended Reading Wind EnergyIntroductionAir in Motion.Wind EnergyWind Power Basics Wind Turbine Types Turbine Components Wind Energy and Power Calculations Small-Scale Wind Power The Bottom Line on Wind Power Discussion and Review QuestionsReferences and Recommended Reading Hydropower Introduction Hydropower Basic Concepts Density and Specific GravityForce and PressureReservoir Stored Energy Hydro Turbines Advanced Hydropower Technology Hydropower Generation: Dissolved Oxygen Concerns Bottom Line on Hydropower Discussion and Review Questions References and Recommended Reading Bioenergy Introduction BiomassPlant BasicsBiodieselBiogas (Methane CH) The Bottom LineDiscussion and Review QuestionsReferences and Recommended ReadingGeothermal Energy Introduction Geothermal Energy: The Basics Energy
  • ConversionGeothermalPower Plant TechnologiesEnhanced Geothermal SystemsGeothermal Heat Pumps The Bottom LineDiscussion and Review QuestionsReferences and Recommended ReadingOcean EnergyIntroductionOceans and Their MarginsThe Ocean FloorOcean Tides, Currents, and WavesCoastal Erosion, Transportation, and DepositionWave Energy Wave Energy Conversion TechnologyTidal EnergyTidal Energy Technologies Ocean Thermal Energy ConversionThe Bottom Line Discussion and Review Questions References and Recommended Reading Fuel Cells Fuel Cells: The Basics Open Cells vs. Closed CellsHydrogen Fuel Cells: A Realistic ViewDiscussion and Review Question.References and Recommended ReadingAfterwardAppendixGlossaryIndex
Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
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Spellman, Frank R
Dewey number
621.042
LC call number
TJ808 .S685 2015
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Bieber, Revonna M
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Renewable energy sources
Label
The science of renewable energy, authors, Frank Spellman, Revonna Bieber, (electronic book)
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Publication
Contents
Front cover; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Authors; Chapter 1. Post-Oil Energy; Chapter 2. Energy Basics; Chapter 3. Solar Energy; Chapter 4. Wind Energy; Chapter 5. Hydropower; Chapter 6. Bioenergy; Chapter 7. Geothermal Energy; Chapter 8. Ocean Energy; Chapter 9. Fuel Cells; Afterword; Appendix: Answers to Chapter Discussion and Review Questions; Glossary; Back cover
Control code
PURCH EBC1448095
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (331 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
MAXIMUM OF 3 CONCURRENT USERS. Printing is restricted to 20% of the total pages of the ebook, per patron. Copying and pasting is restricted to 5% of the total pages of the ebook, per person. However, printing and copy and paste permissions in excess of this may be granted by some publishers
Isbn
9781439825037
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The science of renewable energy, authors, Frank Spellman, Revonna Bieber, (electronic book)
Publication
Contents
Front cover; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Authors; Chapter 1. Post-Oil Energy; Chapter 2. Energy Basics; Chapter 3. Solar Energy; Chapter 4. Wind Energy; Chapter 5. Hydropower; Chapter 6. Bioenergy; Chapter 7. Geothermal Energy; Chapter 8. Ocean Energy; Chapter 9. Fuel Cells; Afterword; Appendix: Answers to Chapter Discussion and Review Questions; Glossary; Back cover
Control code
PURCH EBC1448095
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (331 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
MAXIMUM OF 3 CONCURRENT USERS. Printing is restricted to 20% of the total pages of the ebook, per patron. Copying and pasting is restricted to 5% of the total pages of the ebook, per person. However, printing and copy and paste permissions in excess of this may be granted by some publishers
Isbn
9781439825037
Specific material designation
remote

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