Environmentally Conscious Alternative Energy Production by Myer KutzEnvironmentally Conscious Alternative Energy Production by Myer Kutz

Environmentally Conscious Alternative Energy Production

EditorMyer Kutz

Hardcover | August 31, 2007

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This fourth volume of the Wiley Series in Environmentally Conscious Engineering, Environmentally Conscious Alternative Engergy Production describes and compares the environmental and economic impacts of renewable and conventional power generation technologies. Major topic areas include: Economic comparisons of power generation technologies, Efficiency comparisons of power generation technologies, Methods of improving the environmental impact of conventional technologies, Solar thermal systems, Photovoltaics, Fuel cell technologies, Geothermal power generation, Hydroelectric power generation, Wind power generation, Cogeneration, The hydrogen economy, Energy efficient building design, Industrial energy conservation, and Codes, standards and legislation, and others.
Myer Kutz is founder and President of Myer Kutz Associates, Inc., a publishing and information services consulting firm. In addition to the Wiley Series in Environmentally Conscious Engineering, he is the Editor of the Mechanical Engineers' Handbook, Third Edition (4-volume set) and the Handbook of Materials Selection, also published b...
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Title:Environmentally Conscious Alternative Energy ProductionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:336 pages, 9.59 × 7.72 × 1.07 inPublished:August 31, 2007Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0471739111

ISBN - 13:9780471739111

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Table of Contents

Contributors.

Preface.

1: Economic Comparisons of Power Generation Technologies (Todd S. Nemec).

2: Solar Energy Applications (Jan F. Kreider).

3: Fuel Cells (Matthew M. Mench).

4: Geothermal Resources and Technology: An Introduction (Peter D. Blair).

5: Wind Power Generation (Todd S. Nemec).

6: Cogeneration (Jerald A. Caton).

7: Hydrogen Energy (E. K. Stefanakos, D. Y. Goswami, S. S. Srinivasan, and J. T. Wolan).

8: Clean Power Generation from Coal (James W. Butler and Prabir Basu).

9: Using Waste Heat from Power Plants (Herbert A. Ingley III).

Appendix A: Solar Thermal and Photovoltaic Collector Manufacturing Activities 2005.

Appendix B: Survey of Geothermal Heat Pump Shipments, 1990–2004.

Index.