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Advanced Energy Systems

2nd Edition

By Nikolai V. Khartchenko, Vadym M. Kharchenko

CRC Press

630 pages

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eBook (VitalSource) : 9780429158346
pub: 2013-12-20
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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,

Table of Contents

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.

About the Authors

Nikolai V. Khartchenko received his BS/MS from Moscow Power Engineering Institute, Russia and Ph.D from the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev. He served as energy expert and consultant for the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Berlin, Germany; Siemens, Berlin, Germany; and the Ministry of Power of the Russian Federation, Moscow; as well as in the private sector. He also worked for the Institute for Energy Engineering of the Technical University (TU), Berlin, Germany and Sri Ramaswamy Memorial University, Chennai, India. He holds six patents and participates in EuroSola, IRENA, DGS, VDI, Russian Engineering Society, and Alumni International of the TU Berlin.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Energy
SCIENCE / Mechanics / Dynamics / Thermodynamics
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electronics / Circuits / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mobile & Wireless Communications