Renewable Energy

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ISBN:

9780198814542

Publication date:

28/08/2018

Paperback

595 pages

Price: 975.00 INR

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ISBN:

9780198814542

Publication date:

28/08/2018

Paperback

595 pages

4E XE Edition

Stephen Peake

The only renewable energy text to strike the perfect balance between depth and breadth of knowledge, making it ideal for students seeking an introduction to the subject, whatever their programme of study.

Rights:  OUP UK (Indian Territory)

4E XE Edition

Stephen Peake

Description

The only renewable energy text to strike the perfect balance between depth and breadth of knowledge, making it ideal for students seeking an introduction to the subject, whatever their programme of study.

This book provides both perspective and detail on the relative merits and state of progress of technologies for utilizing the various 'renewables'. The analysis considers emissions, sustainability, cost implications and energy security, as political and economic pressures move society towards a low-carbon future.

4E XE Edition

Stephen Peake

Table of contents

  1. Introducing Renewable Energy
  2. Thermodynamics and Heat Pumps
  3. Solar Thermal Energy
  4. Solar Photovoltaics
  5. Bioenergy
  6. Hydroelectricity
  7. Tidal Power
  8. Wind Energy
  9. Wave Energy
  10. Geothermal Energy
  11. Integrating Renewable Energy
  12. Renewable Energy Futures

4E XE Edition

Stephen Peake

Features

  • Interdisciplinary approach brings together economic, social, environmental, and policy issues in a single, unified narrative
  • The limited prior knowledge expected of the reader makes this the ideal text for all students, regardless of subject background
  • Beautiful illustrations augment the text and enrich the learning experience

New to this edition
  • New editor Stephen Peake, Fellow of the Judge Business School and Senior Lecturer at The Open University, brings a fresh perspective to the current state of renewable energy
  • A new chapter on 'Thermodynamics' explores the physical basis of energy
  • A new chapter on 'Renewable energy futures' looks ahead to potential developments in the field
  • An updated chapter on the status, challenges and opportunities for the integration of renewable energy technologies in rapidly evolving electric grid systems
  • Enhanced pedagogy includes the addition of end-of-chapter exercises; boxes with annotated calculations; and clearer, more concise, chapter summaries


ONLINE RESOURCES
For registered adopters of the book:
  • Figures from the book: available to download for use in lectures

For students:
  • Auto- marked multiple choice questions to accompany each chapter
  • Curated links to further information and up-to-date energy statistics.

4E XE Edition

Stephen Peake

4E XE Edition

Stephen Peake

Description

The only renewable energy text to strike the perfect balance between depth and breadth of knowledge, making it ideal for students seeking an introduction to the subject, whatever their programme of study.

This book provides both perspective and detail on the relative merits and state of progress of technologies for utilizing the various 'renewables'. The analysis considers emissions, sustainability, cost implications and energy security, as political and economic pressures move society towards a low-carbon future.

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Table of contents

  1. Introducing Renewable Energy
  2. Thermodynamics and Heat Pumps
  3. Solar Thermal Energy
  4. Solar Photovoltaics
  5. Bioenergy
  6. Hydroelectricity
  7. Tidal Power
  8. Wind Energy
  9. Wave Energy
  10. Geothermal Energy
  11. Integrating Renewable Energy
  12. Renewable Energy Futures

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