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First comprehensive textbook on sustainable energy; includes study problems, illustrative examples, case studies, practical applications, and a solutions manual for faculty
Addresses current energetic, environmental and sustainability issues and brings potential solutions
Suits the course curricula
Provides a precise/concise and right to the point approach
Discusses producing energy by increasing the systems efficiency at generation, conversion, transportation and consumption
Discusses the conversion of fossil fuels to clean fuels for limiting the pollution and a better environment
Detailed discussion on using ammonia as a potential fuel for transportation and remote applications
Provides some key models, methods, techniques, correlations, graphs, etc. for design, analysis and performance improvement
Shows how to use efficient and effective energy storage for energy savings and improved generation efficiency
Sustainable Energy Systems and Applications presents analyses of sustainable energy systems and their applications, providing new understandings, methodologies, models and applications along with descriptions of several illustrative examples and case studies. This textbook aims to address key pillars in the field, such as: better efficiency, cost effectiveness, use of energy resources, environment, energy security, and sustainable development. It also includes some cutting-edge topics, such as hydrogen and fuel cells, renewable, clean combustion technologies, CO2 abatement technologies, and some potential tools for design, analysis and performance improvement. The book also:
Discusses producing energy by increasing systems efficiency in generation, conversion, transportation and consumption
Analyzes the conversion of fossil fuels to clean fuels for limiting pollution and creating a better environment
Sustainable Energy Systems and Applications is a research-based textbook which can be used by senior undergraduate and graduate students, engineers, practitioners, scientists, and researchers in the area of sustainable energy systems.
Content Level »Graduate
Keywords »chemical devices - clean combustion technologies - direct energy conversion - district energy systems - industrial ecology - nuclear energy - sustainable process design - thermal devices - thermodynamic fundamentals