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Sustainable energy systems engineering [electronic resource] : the complete green building design resource /

por Gevorkian, Peter [author.].
Tipo de material: materialTypeLabelLibroNúmero de ubicación: 696 Editor: New York, N.Y. : McGraw-Hill Education LLC., c2007Descripción: xxix, 568 p. : ill., figs., tables.ISBN: 9780071473590 (Print ISBN); 0071473599 (Print ISBN).Materia(s): Renewable energy sources | Sustainable buildingsRecursos en línea: Haga clic aquí para acceso en linea Also issued in print and PDF version.
Contenidos:
A. Endorsements for sustainable energy systems engineering -- B. About the authors -- C. Foreword -- D. Introduction -- Press clippings -- Global warming and climate change -- Pollution abatement consideration -- Energy escalation cost projection -- Social and environmental concerns -- Conclusion -- E. My reason for writing this book -- F. Acknowledgments -- G. Disclaimer note -- 1. Solar power technology -- Introduction -- A brief history of the photoelectric phenomenon -- Solar cell physics -- Solar cell electronics -- Types of solar cells -- Other technologies -- Concentrators -- Solar panel arrays -- Solar power system configurations -- Solar power system applications -- Commercial projects best suited for solar power installation -- Solar power application in residential installations -- Design considerations for commercial and residential projects -- Advances in the design and development of photovoltaic technology -- Evaluation of photovoltaic systems -- 2. Solar power generation design -- Introduction -- Solar power system components and materials -- Solar power system configuration and classifications -- Storage battery technologies -- Solar power system wiring -- Entrance service considerations for grid-connected solar power systems -- Lightning protection -- Central monitoring and logging system requirements -- Ground-mount photovoltaic module installation and support hardware -- Roof-mount installations -- Electric shock hazard and safety considerations -- Maintenance -- Photovoltaic design guideline -- Financial analysis -- 3. Solar power generation project implementation -- Introduction -- Designing a typical residential solar power system -- Example of typical solar power system design and installation plans for a single residential unit -- Commercial applications -- Small-scale solar power pumping -- Large-capacity solar power pumping systems -- Pump operation characteristics -- 4. Energy conservation -- Introduction -- General energy-saving measures -- Power factor correction -- A few words about power generation and distribution efficiency -- Computerized lighting control -- California title 24 electric energy compliance -- Indoor lighting compliance -- Outdoor lighting and signs -- Solar power facts -- 5. Leedtm—leadership in energy and environmental design -- Energy use and the environment -- State of california green buildingaction plan -- Leedtm -- Los angeles audubon nature center—a leedtm-certified platinum project -- Tricom office building -- Warehouse, rochester, new york -- Water and life museum, hemet, california -- Hearst tower -- Conclusion -- 6. California energy commission rebate incentive plans -- Introduction -- Eligibility requirements -- Incentives program -- Special funding for affordable housing projects -- Special funding for public and charter schools -- Principal types of municipal leases.
7. Economics of solar power systems -- Introduction -- Preliminary engineering design -- Meteorological data -- Energy cost factor -- Project cost analysis -- Feasibility study report -- Valley wide recreation and park district -- 8. Passive solar heating technologies -- Introduction -- Passive solar water heating -- Pool heating -- Concentrator solar technologies -- Solar cooling and air conditioning -- Direct solar power generation -- Innovations in passive solar power technology -- U.s. Government annual research expenditure -- 9. Fuel cell technologies -- Introduction -- Fuel cell technology -- Short history -- Basic operation principles -- Fuel reformers -- Types of fuel cells -- Benefits of fuel cell technology -- Impact of fuel cells on the global economy -- Examples of fuel cell demonstrations -- 10. Wind energy technologies -- Introduction -- Wind power energy -- Basics of wind power turbine operation -- Energy generation capacity of a wind turbine -- Construction of wind turbines -- Wind turbine energy economics -- Wind turbine energy supply potential for the united states -- Transmission line access -- World wind power production capacity -- New transmission lines -- Growing use of wind energy for utility systems -- Wind farm study cases in the united kingdom -- Wind power calculations -- Advantages and disadvantages of wind power -- 11. Ocean energy technologies -- Introduction -- Tidal power -- Barrages -- Types of tidal energy -- Current tidal generation technologies -- Other tidal technologies -- Tidal streams -- Marine current turbines -- Some interesting oceanic technologies -- 12. Geothermal energy -- Introduction -- Geothermal resources -- Geothermal power extraction potential -- Types of geothermal power plants -- Potential of geothermal power -- Cost of geothermal energy and economics -- Environmental impact of geothermal power -- Benefits, uses, and disadvantages of geothermal power -- Ocean thermal energy -- 13. Biofuels and biogas technologies -- Introduction -- The chemical composition -- Origins of biomass -- Biomass energy potential -- Benefits of biomass energy -- Impact of biomass energy on climatic conditions -- Biomass technologies -- Economic benefits of using landfill gas -- Environmental benefits of using landfill gas -- Case study of a successful application of microgenerator technology -- Cal poly biogas case study -- Biomass energy -- Biofuels production -- Some interesting facts about bioenergy -- Biodiesel -- Fluidized bed boilers -- 14. Hydroelectric power -- Hydroelectric power generation -- Hydroelectric power plants -- Hydroelectric power potential -- Environmental effects of hydroelectric power -- Effect of dam construction on local population -- Impact of hydropower dam construction on human health -- Hydroelectric power technology -- Case studies of hydroelectric power plants -- 15. Nuclear power -- Introduction -- Properties of uranium -- Nuclear fission power plants -- Fusion reactors -- 16. Pollution abatement -- Air pollution abatement -- Effects of pollution on human and animal life -- Pollution abatement equipment -- Sewage treatment -- Emerging future technologies—bioreactors -- A. Appendix a: unit conversion and design reference tables -- Renewable energy tables and important solar power facts -- Energy conversion table -- Voltage drop formulas and dc cable charts -- Solar photovoltaic module tilt angle correction table -- Solar insolation table for major cities in the united states* -- Longitude and latitude tables -- B. Appendix b: photovoltaic system support hardware and structures -- C. Appendix c: california energy commission rebate forms and certified equipment -- Certified photovoltaic modules -- California energy commission forms and worksheets -- D. Appendix d: historical timeline of solar energy -- E. Appendix e: list of sustainable energy equipment suppliers and consultants -- F. Glossary -- Renewable energy power systems -- Meteorological terms.
Resumen: "This highly visual resource goes beyond theory and provides solid, hands-on mechanical and electrical engineering information on the design and installation of sustainable energy systems. You will find everything you need -- including real-world case studies -- to develop the most energy efficient systems possible for a wide variety of projects."-- Publisher description.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

A. Endorsements for sustainable energy systems engineering -- B. About the authors -- C. Foreword -- D. Introduction -- Press clippings -- Global warming and climate change -- Pollution abatement consideration -- Energy escalation cost projection -- Social and environmental concerns -- Conclusion -- E. My reason for writing this book -- F. Acknowledgments -- G. Disclaimer note -- 1. Solar power technology -- Introduction -- A brief history of the photoelectric phenomenon -- Solar cell physics -- Solar cell electronics -- Types of solar cells -- Other technologies -- Concentrators -- Solar panel arrays -- Solar power system configurations -- Solar power system applications -- Commercial projects best suited for solar power installation -- Solar power application in residential installations -- Design considerations for commercial and residential projects -- Advances in the design and development of photovoltaic technology -- Evaluation of photovoltaic systems -- 2. Solar power generation design -- Introduction -- Solar power system components and materials -- Solar power system configuration and classifications -- Storage battery technologies -- Solar power system wiring -- Entrance service considerations for grid-connected solar power systems -- Lightning protection -- Central monitoring and logging system requirements -- Ground-mount photovoltaic module installation and support hardware -- Roof-mount installations -- Electric shock hazard and safety considerations -- Maintenance -- Photovoltaic design guideline -- Financial analysis -- 3. Solar power generation project implementation -- Introduction -- Designing a typical residential solar power system -- Example of typical solar power system design and installation plans for a single residential unit -- Commercial applications -- Small-scale solar power pumping -- Large-capacity solar power pumping systems -- Pump operation characteristics -- 4. Energy conservation -- Introduction -- General energy-saving measures -- Power factor correction -- A few words about power generation and distribution efficiency -- Computerized lighting control -- California title 24 electric energy compliance -- Indoor lighting compliance -- Outdoor lighting and signs -- Solar power facts -- 5. Leedtm—leadership in energy and environmental design -- Energy use and the environment -- State of california green buildingaction plan -- Leedtm -- Los angeles audubon nature center—a leedtm-certified platinum project -- Tricom office building -- Warehouse, rochester, new york -- Water and life museum, hemet, california -- Hearst tower -- Conclusion -- 6. California energy commission rebate incentive plans -- Introduction -- Eligibility requirements -- Incentives program -- Special funding for affordable housing projects -- Special funding for public and charter schools -- Principal types of municipal leases.

7. Economics of solar power systems -- Introduction -- Preliminary engineering design -- Meteorological data -- Energy cost factor -- Project cost analysis -- Feasibility study report -- Valley wide recreation and park district -- 8. Passive solar heating technologies -- Introduction -- Passive solar water heating -- Pool heating -- Concentrator solar technologies -- Solar cooling and air conditioning -- Direct solar power generation -- Innovations in passive solar power technology -- U.s. Government annual research expenditure -- 9. Fuel cell technologies -- Introduction -- Fuel cell technology -- Short history -- Basic operation principles -- Fuel reformers -- Types of fuel cells -- Benefits of fuel cell technology -- Impact of fuel cells on the global economy -- Examples of fuel cell demonstrations -- 10. Wind energy technologies -- Introduction -- Wind power energy -- Basics of wind power turbine operation -- Energy generation capacity of a wind turbine -- Construction of wind turbines -- Wind turbine energy economics -- Wind turbine energy supply potential for the united states -- Transmission line access -- World wind power production capacity -- New transmission lines -- Growing use of wind energy for utility systems -- Wind farm study cases in the united kingdom -- Wind power calculations -- Advantages and disadvantages of wind power -- 11. Ocean energy technologies -- Introduction -- Tidal power -- Barrages -- Types of tidal energy -- Current tidal generation technologies -- Other tidal technologies -- Tidal streams -- Marine current turbines -- Some interesting oceanic technologies -- 12. Geothermal energy -- Introduction -- Geothermal resources -- Geothermal power extraction potential -- Types of geothermal power plants -- Potential of geothermal power -- Cost of geothermal energy and economics -- Environmental impact of geothermal power -- Benefits, uses, and disadvantages of geothermal power -- Ocean thermal energy -- 13. Biofuels and biogas technologies -- Introduction -- The chemical composition -- Origins of biomass -- Biomass energy potential -- Benefits of biomass energy -- Impact of biomass energy on climatic conditions -- Biomass technologies -- Economic benefits of using landfill gas -- Environmental benefits of using landfill gas -- Case study of a successful application of microgenerator technology -- Cal poly biogas case study -- Biomass energy -- Biofuels production -- Some interesting facts about bioenergy -- Biodiesel -- Fluidized bed boilers -- 14. Hydroelectric power -- Hydroelectric power generation -- Hydroelectric power plants -- Hydroelectric power potential -- Environmental effects of hydroelectric power -- Effect of dam construction on local population -- Impact of hydropower dam construction on human health -- Hydroelectric power technology -- Case studies of hydroelectric power plants -- 15. Nuclear power -- Introduction -- Properties of uranium -- Nuclear fission power plants -- Fusion reactors -- 16. Pollution abatement -- Air pollution abatement -- Effects of pollution on human and animal life -- Pollution abatement equipment -- Sewage treatment -- Emerging future technologies—bioreactors -- A. Appendix a: unit conversion and design reference tables -- Renewable energy tables and important solar power facts -- Energy conversion table -- Voltage drop formulas and dc cable charts -- Solar photovoltaic module tilt angle correction table -- Solar insolation table for major cities in the united states* -- Longitude and latitude tables -- B. Appendix b: photovoltaic system support hardware and structures -- C. Appendix c: california energy commission rebate forms and certified equipment -- Certified photovoltaic modules -- California energy commission forms and worksheets -- D. Appendix d: historical timeline of solar energy -- E. Appendix e: list of sustainable energy equipment suppliers and consultants -- F. Glossary -- Renewable energy power systems -- Meteorological terms.

"This highly visual resource goes beyond theory and provides solid, hands-on mechanical and electrical engineering information on the design and installation of sustainable energy systems. You will find everything you need -- including real-world case studies -- to develop the most energy efficient systems possible for a wide variety of projects."-- Publisher description.

Also issued in print and PDF version.

Description based on cover image and table of contents, viewed on Oct. 24, 2014.


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