Renewable Energy Focus Handbook - 
      Bent Sorensen
      Paul Breeze
      Truman Storvick
      Shang-Tian Yang
      Aldo Vieira da Rosa
      Harsh K. Gupta
      Roy Sukanta
      Mukesh Doble
      Preben Maegaard
      Gianfranco Pistoia

Renewable Energy Focus Handbook

; Paul Breeze ; Truman Storvick ; Shang-Tian Yang ; Aldo Vieira da Rosa ; Harsh K. Gupta ; Roy Sukanta ; Mukesh Doble ; Preben Maegaard ; Gianfranco Pistoia

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The go-to information source for Renewable Energy Engineers: the latest information written by the leading experts
Forlag: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Innbinding: Innbundet
Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 528
ISBN: 9780123747051
Format: 28 x 22 cm

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Author Biographies
Section 1 Introduction
1.0 Introduction
Section 2 Energy Perspectives
2.1 Energy Perspectives
Section 3 Alternate Energy Sources
3.1 Alternate Energy Sources
3.2 Energy Reserves and Renewable Energy Sources
3.3 The Individual Energy Sources
Section 4 Energy Conversion
4.1 Energy Conversion Processes
Section 5 Fuel Cells
5.1 Fuel Cells
Section 6 Solar Power
6.1 Solar Power
6.2 Solar Thermal Collectors and Applications
Section 7 Ocean, Wave and Tidal Power
7.1 Ocean Power
7.2 Tidal Energy
Section 8 Geothermal Power
8.1 Geothermal Power
Section 9 Wind Power
9.1 Wind Power
Section 10 Hydropower
10.1 Hydropower Resources
Section 11 Power from Waste
11.1 Power from Waste
Section 12 Bioenergy
12.1 Bioenergy
12.2 Biodiesel Fuels
Section 13 Storage Technologies
13.1 Storage Technologies
Professor Emeritus at the Department of People and Technology, and a professor of physics at the Institute of Mathematics and Physics, both at Roskilde University, Denmark. He is also an independent consultant at Novator Advanced Technology Consulting. Bent Sorensen's research is cross-disciplinary and has resulted in nearly a thousand scientific articles and some 40 books, including foundation work in economic theory (the scenario method, life-cycle analysis) and in energy research (renewable energy resources, technology and applications). Dr. Sorensen is one of the world's leading specialists in renewable energy. He has five decades of experience in researching the field, and has published hundreds of monographs, articles in scientific journals, technical reports, and conference contributions. He has received several awards and has been knighted by Her Majesty Queen Margrethe of Denmark. He has worked at universities in Japan, France, Denmark, Australia and the United States (Berkeley and Yale), has been a consultant to governments and international organizations, a lead author in the IPCC climate assessment recipient of several international prizes and honors. Paul Breeze is a journalist and freelance science and technology writer and consultant in the United Kingdom. He has specialised in power generation technology for the past 30 years. In addition to writing Power Generation Technologies, Second Edition, he has contributed to journals and newspapers such as The Financial Times and The Economist and has written a range of technical management reports covering all the aspects of power generation, transmission and distribution. Dr. da Rosa taught the perennially popular Renewable Energy course at Stanford University for over 30 years. Former Chairman of the Brazilian National Research Council, Director of the Aeronautical Technical Center, and founder of Brazilian NASA, he also served as the CEO of a tech start-up, Chairman of the Board for a microprocessor manufacturer, and as a member of Siemens Corporation's scientific advisory board. Dr. Maegaard is Director of the Nordic Folkecenter for Renewable Energy, an institute for the development and implementation of renewable energies located in Denmark. The center has, under his leadership, provided transfer of renewable energy technology to many countries. Dr. Maegaard was appointed the first president of the World Wind Energy Institute, first president of the World Wind Energy Association, and has served as a Renewable Energy Adviser to the President of Mali. For over three decades, Dr. Maegaard has been a director, organizer, and speaker at numerous international seminars, workshops and conferences. He has authored numerous reports, books, and articles in Danish, English, German and Japanese on renewables and sustainable development. Professor Soteris Kalogirou obtained his PhD and DSc from the University of Glamorgan, UK. For more than 30 years, he has been actively involved in research of solar energy and in flat plate and concentrating collectors, solar water heating, solar steam generating systems, desalination, photovoltaics and absorption cooling in particular. He has many books and book contributions and has published large number papers in international scientific journals and refereed conference proceedings. He is Editor-in-Chief of Renewable Energy and Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Energy, as well as Editorial Board Member of another eleven journals. He is the author of the book Solar Energy Engineering: Processes and Systems and Thermal Solar Desalination, both published by Academic Press of Elsevier. He has been a member of World Renewable Energy Network (WREN), American Society of Heating Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), Institute of Refrigeration (IoR) and International Solar Energy Society (ISES).