1997, English, Book, Illustrated edition: CRC handbook of energy efficiency / edited by Frank Kreith, Ronald E. West.

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CRC handbook of energy efficiency / edited by Frank Kreith, Ronald E. West
 
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Physical Description
  • 1113 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Published
  • Boca Raton : CRC Press, c1997.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • CRC handbook of energy efficiency /​ edited by Frank Kreith, Ronald E. West.
Also Titled
  • Handbook of energy efficiency
Other Authors
  • West, Ronald E. (Ronald Emmett), 1933-
  • Kreith, Frank.
Published
  • Boca Raton : CRC Press, c1997.
Content Types
  • text
Carrier Types
  • volume
Physical Description
  • 1113 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Subjects
Summary
  • Updated information on the availability and cost of conventional and nonconventional energy production systems, as well as energy conservation systems as well as information suitable for making preliminary designs and cost estimates of fossil power, cogeneration, conservation, and renewable energy systems. Also included are up-to-date information on the availability and cost of fossil fuels in the next decade, current state legislation on energy and case studies to provide an understanding of design concepts. 53 expert contributors from industry, government, and universities as well as 450 Figures and 200 Tables.
Contents
  • Section 1. General Principles. 1. U.S. energy system
  • 2. Fundamentals of thermodynamics, heat transfer, and fluid mechanics
  • 3. Economic methods
  • 4. Electric-utility integrated resource planning : practice and possibilities
  • 5. Introduction to social externality costs
  • 6. Generation technologies through the year 2005
  • 7. The outlook for U.S. energy supply, demand, and prices through 2010
  • 8. Electric utility restructuring
  • Section 2. Energy Conservation. 9.
  • Thermal energy conservation in buildings
  • 10. Electrical energy management in buildings
  • 11. Heating, ventilating, and air conditioning control systems
  • 12. Energy efficiency technologies
  • A. Electric motor systems efficiency
  • B. Energy efficient lighting technologies and their applications in the commercial and residential sectors
  • C. Appliances, heat pumps, and air conditioning
  • 13. Recuperators, regenerators, and storage
  • A. Recuperators, regenerators, and compact heat exchangers
  • B. Thermal energy storage applications in gas-fired power plants
  • 14. Thermal energy management in industry
  • 15. Process energy efficiency : pinch technology
  • 16. Electrical power management in industry
  • 17. Cogeneration
  • 18. Availability of renewable resources
  • A. Solar radiation
  • B. Wind energy
  • C. Biomass energy
  • 19. Active solar heating systems
  • 20. Passive solar heating, cooling, and daylighting
  • 21. Solar thermal power and industrial heat
  • A. Solar thermal power
  • B. Parabolic trough concentrating collectors : component and system design
  • 22. Photovoltaic solar energy
  • 23. Wind power
  • 24. Waste-to-energy combustion.
Notes
  • High cost item.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Language
  • English
ISBN
  • 0849325145 (alk. paper)
Dewey Number
  • 621.042
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