electrical power generation Books

  • Electrical Power Generation: Grounding (Video)

    Fry electrical dangers with these proper grounding techniques. Every year, electrical accidents kill personnel who work on power lines and other high-voltage equipment. But with proper grounding techniques, workers can short circuit these dangers and save their lives. Why should you ground?The Equipotential ZoneWhen should you ground?Installing ...

  • Electrical Power Generation: Grounding (DVD)

    Fry electrical dangers with these proper grounding techniques. Every year, electrical accidents kill personnel who work on power lines and other high-voltage equipment. But with proper grounding techniques, workers can short circuit these dangers and save their lives. Why should you ground?The Equipotential ZoneWhen should you ground?Installing ...

  • Wind Energy Systems for Electric Power Generation

    This book deals with the electronics of Wind-Energy systems and their implementation into the grid. Starting from an overview on energy conversion and general concepts for Wind Energy systems, the concept, design and control of the electrical components are treated: generators, converters and storage devices. Much attention is spent on the ...

  • Solar Electric Power Generation - Photovoltaic Energy Systems

    Solar electricity is a viable, environmentally sustainable alternative to the world’s energy supplies. In support, Dr. Krauter thoroughly examines the various technical parameters of photovoltaic systems. Study of performance and yield (including optical, thermal, and electrical parameters and interfaces) are analyzed. The net energy balance of ...

  • Electrical High Voltage: Know The Hazards (Video)

    Working with electricity is highly charged with dangers. Make sure that your workers are well-insulated from them.'There were three of us down there. My friend was closer to the breaker – all of a sudden he was a ball of flames...' That's how nasty and shocking electrical accidents can be. Power up your safety measures now and comply with ...

  • State Estimation in Electric Power Systems

    State Estimation in Electric Power Systems: A Generalized Approach provides for the first time a comprehensive introduction to the topic of state estimation at an advanced textbook level. The theory as well as practice of weighted least squares (WLS) is covered with significant rigor. Included are an in depth analysis of power flow basics, ...

  • Renewable Energy

    Introduction and Structure.- Fundamentals of Renewable Energy Resources.- Passive Use of Solar Energy.- Solar-Thermal Energy.- Photovoltaics.- Wind Energy.- Hydropower.- Near-Surface Geothermal Energy and Energy from Ambient Air.- Deep Geothermal.- Energy.- Appendices: Ocean Energy, Solar-Thermal Electrical Power Generation, Energy from ...

  • Electrical High Voltage: Know the Hazards (DVD)

    Working with electricity is highly charged with dangers. Make sure that your workers are well-insulated from them.'There were three of us down there. My friend was closer to the breaker – all of a sudden he was a ball of flames...' That's how nasty and shocking electrical accidents can be. Power up your safety measures now and comply with ...

  • The Next Generation of Electric Power Unit Commitment Models

    Over the years, the electric power industry has been using optimization methods to help them solve the unit commitment problem. The result has been savings of tens and perhaps hundreds of millions of dollars in fuel costs. Things are changing, however. Optimization technology is improving, and the industry is undergoing radical restructuring. ...

  • Hydropower Economics

    The focus of HYDROPOWER ECONOMICS is to provide qualitative economic analyses of how to utilize stored water in a hydropower system with fixed generating capacities. The problem is dynamic because water used today to generate electric power may alternatively be used tomorrow. The distinctive feature of this book is to provide a social planning ...

  • Wind Power Generation in United States (2008)

    The report – Wind Power Generation in United States – analyses the roleof wind energy in U.S. energy mix. The report begins with a detailedoverview of the U.S. electricity market with statistics for powergeneration, transmission and consumption along with role of key playersin the electricity industry. Report then assesses the technology ...

  • Transport Fuels Technology: Mobility for the Millennium

    Transport is fundamental for today's lifestyles. Speed and reliability demand powered propulsion, which is why suitable fuels are so vital. This volume contains preliminary reviews of the basic sciences, followed by in-depth discussions of the sources, processing, properties, handling, combustion performance, and emissions of both ...

  • Environment and Nuclear Energy

    Developed from the Global Foundation's International Conference on Environment and Nuclear Energy, held in October 1997, this volume examines the impact of nuclear energy on regional and global environmental issues under a variety of scenarios. These include competition in deregulated energy environments, constraints levied upon use of fossil ...

  • Wind Turbine Operation in Electric Power Systems

    This is a comprehensive approach to Wind Turbine Generator Systems (WTGS) and their operation in dynamic electric power system analysis. The presented advanced models arose from the author´s research. They describe the complicated dynamical system behavior of wind turbines much better than the over-simplified static models. In particular, the ...

  • Thermophotovoltaic Generation of Electricity

    Thermophotovoltaic (TPV) technology is a promising new means for the direct conversion of thermal to electric energy. Its potential applications range from military power, to space propulsion, to commercial products for market niches in auxiliary power sources, co-generation of electricity and heat, and high temperature waste heat utilization. The ...

  • Thermophotovoltaic Generation of Electricity

    All papers were peer reviewed. Thermophotovoltaic (TPV) devices convert heat into electricity using photovoltaic (PV) cells. Typically, the system consists of an emitter, a spectral control component and a PV cell. Some applications are: solar systems, space power applications, solar greenhouse or home heating furnaces. Thermophotovoltaic (TPV) ...

  • Biofuels for Road Transport

    Biofuels for Road Transport: A Seed to Wheel Perspective provides a review of the history, the current status and perspectives for biofuels used in road transport, across the full ‘seed-to-wheel’ life cycle of these fuels. Successive chapters cover the history of biofuels; the first- and second-generation liquid fuels and biofuels for powering ...

  • Thermophotovoltaic Generation of Electricity

    All papers were peer reviewed. Thermophotovoltaic (TPV) devices convert heat into electricity using photovoltaic (PV) cells. Typically, the system consists of an emitter, a spectral control component and a PV cell. Some applications are: solar systems, space power applications, solar greenhouse or home heating furnaces. Thermophotovoltaic (TPV) ...

  • Bosselman, Eisen, Rossi, Spence and Weaver`s Energy, Economics and the Environment, 2d

    Text is organized roughly chronologically, according to the periods in history within which the issues arose. Economic and environmental issues are integrated with energy resource issues: energy policy, energy in nature, the concept of a public utility, water power, coal, oil, natural gas regulation before 1985, rate regulation, competitive ...

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