This second edition to a popular first provides a comprehensive, fully updated treatment of advanced conventional power generation and cogeneration plants, as well as alternative energy technologies. Organized into two parts: Conventional Power Generation Technology and Renewable and Emerging Clean Energy Systems, the book covers the fundamentals,
Conventional Power Generation Technology: Fundamentals of Energy Conversion, Heat Transfer, and Fluid Mechanics. Fuel Combustion and Gasification. Steam Power Plant Technology. Gas Turbine Power Generation Technology. Gas Turbine-Based Combined-Cycle Power Plants. Cogeneration and Trigeneration. Power Plants' Environment Impact Control. Renewable and Emerging Clean Energy Systems: Solar Thermal Energy Technology. Photovoltaic Technology. Hydro-Power, Wind, Geothermal, Marine, and Biomass Energy Systems. Advanced Energy Storage. Oxyfuel Combustion, Carbon Capture and Storage, Cleaner Coal Technologies. Emerging Clean Energy Technologies. Appendices. Subject Index.