Renewable Energy Engineering and Technology
  • Author : V. V. N. Kishore
  • Release Date : 01 January 2010
  • Publisher : The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
  • Genre : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 912
  • ISBN 13 : 9788179932216

Download or read book entitled Renewable Energy Engineering and Technology written by V. V. N. Kishore and published by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) online. This book was released on 01 January 2010 with total pages 912. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Renewable Energy Engineering and Technology: Principles and Practice - covers major renewable energy resources and technologies for various applications. The book is conceived as a standard reference book for students, experts, and policy-makers. It has been designed to meet the needs of these diverse groups. While covering the basics of scientific and engineering principles of thermal engineering, heat and mass transfer, fluid dynamics, and renewable energy resource assessments, the book further deals with the basics of applied technologies and design practices for following renewable energy resources.- Solar (thermal and photovoltaic)- Wind - Bio-energy including liquid biofuels and municipal solid waste- Other renewables such as tidal, wave, and geothermalThe book is designed to fulfil the much-awaited need for a handy, scientific, and easy-to-understand comprehensive handbook for design professionals and students of renewable energy engineering courses. Besides the sheer breadth of the topics covered, what makes this well-researched book different from earlier attempts is the fact that this is based on extensive practical experiences of the editor and the authors. Thus, a lot of emphasis has been placed on system sizing and integration. Ample solved examples using data for India make this book a relevant and an authentic reference.