Environmentally Conscious Alternative Energy Production

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Myer Kutz
John Wiley & Sons, Aug 31, 2007 - Science - 308 pages
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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.
  

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
13
Section 3
14
Section 4
17
Section 5
19
Section 6
20
Section 7
26
Section 8
36
Section 15
101
Section 16
119
Section 17
121
Section 18
129
Section 19
165
Section 20
180
Section 21
182
Section 22
207

Section 9
37
Section 10
44
Section 11
45
Section 12
54
Section 13
59
Section 14
80
Section 23
267
Section 24
268
Section 25
275
Section 26
295
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About the author (2007)

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 by Wiley.