Renewable Energy: Its Physics, Engineering, Use, Environmental Impacts, Economy and Planning Aspects

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9780126561524: Renewable Energy: Its Physics, Engineering, Use, Environmental Impacts, Economy and Planning Aspects

Renewable Energy, published by Academic Press in 1979, is considered the foundation text for renewable energy studies worldwide. The First Edition put renewable energy on the map, academically speaking. In 1979 there were no academic curricula in this field at any university, so the book was targeted at graduate level and researchers. Today, however, the importance of the topic is widely acknowledged. Not only it is taught in engineering, physics, and environmental sciences departments, but is actively researched and studied in many organizations and energy-related industries. The topic of energy policies, where renewable energies play a vital role, is actively discussed at the scientific and political level. The Second Edition of Renewable Energy is more accessible to researchers and students approaching the field for the first time. Each chapter has a general, introductory section, followed by an "advanced topics" part. This gives university lecturers the possibility of including some advanced topics of their choice while at the same time allowing researchers to use the book as a reference work. Features: * Provides the principles of renewable energy flows/sources and energy conversion processes * Covers the engineering and economic aspects of the field * Outlines the expansion of the field since the publication of the first edition * Remains the most important volume in the field

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Prepublication Reviews " The first edition is well known to me. I have read every page and have used that book as a recommended text for graduate classes. It has been an authoritative foundation text for renewable energy studies worldwide." -Professor John Twidell, DE MONTFORT UNIVERSITY, LEICESTER, U.K.

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