Energy Conversion and Management: Principles and Applications by Giovanni PetreccaEnergy Conversion and Management: Principles and Applications by Giovanni Petrecca

Energy Conversion and Management: Principles and Applications

byGiovanni Petrecca

Hardcover | August 19, 2014

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This book provides an overall view of energy conversion and management in industry and in buildings by following the streams of energy from the site boundaries to the end users. Written for an audience of both practitioners and faculty/students,Energy Conversion and Management: Principles and Applicationspresents general principles of energy conversion and energy sources, both traditional and renewable, in a broad range of facilities such as electrical substations, boiler plants, heat and power plants, electrical networks, thermal fluid distributions lines and insulations, pumps and fans, air compressor systems, cooling plants, HVAC, lighting, and heat recovery plants. The book also examines principles of energy auditing and accounting, the correlation between energy and environment, and includes detail on the economic analysis of energy saving investment and education in the field of energy.

This book also:

- Explores a broad array of power generation and distribution facilities around the concept of energy conversion, from traditional and renewable sources, correlating many apparently disparate topics

- Elucidates fundamental formulas and information-rich figures to help readers in solving any practical energy conversion problems

- Emphasizes a holistic perspective on energy conversion and management with a vision of each application as a system beyond its individual elements

- Includes a set of Key Performance Index using metrics applicable to energy systems brought into operation over the past 30 years

- Gives a set of basic formulas and data that are the essentials of energy conversion and that everybody involved in these fields should perfectly know

- Adopts a writing style accessible to technicians and managers in the field of energy conversion while maintaining sufficient rigor and coverage for engineers

Dr. Giovanni Petrecca is a Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of Pavia.
Title:Energy Conversion and Management: Principles and ApplicationsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:326 pagesPublished:August 19, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319065599

ISBN - 13:9783319065595

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Power and Energy Measurement Units and Systems.- Energy Primary Sources.- Distributed and Utility Generation Plants.- Electrical Substations.- Boiler Plants.- Electric Distribution Systems.- Heating and Cooling Pipelines.- Heat and Power Plants.- Facilities-Pumps and Fans.- Facilities - Air and Gas Compressor.- Facilities - Cooling Systems.- Facilities -HVAC Systems.- Facilities - Lighting.- Heat Exchange and Recovery in Process and Facilities.- Waste From Industrial Processes and Their Use As Energy Source.- Computer Control of Energy and Waste Management.- Energy Management Strategies For Controlling and Planning.- Education for Energy Conversion and Management.- Principles of Economic Analysis of Energy Saving Investments