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Energy

Production, Conversion, Storage, Conservation, and Coupling

  • Yaşar Demirel

Part of the Green Energy and Technology book series (GREEN)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  12. Back Matter
    Pages 417-507

About this book

Introduction

Understanding the sustainable use of energy in various processes is an integral part of engineering and scientific studies, which rely on a sound knowledge of energy systems. Whilst many institutions now offer degrees in energy-related programs, a comprehensive textbook, which introduces and explains sustainable energy systems and can be used across engineering and scientific fields, has been lacking. Energy: Production, Conversion, Storage, Conservation, and Coupling provides the reader with a practical understanding of these five main topic areas of energy including 130 examples and over 600 practice problems. Each chapter contains a range of supporting figures, tables, thermodynamic diagrams and charts, while the Appendix supplies the reader with all the necessary data including the steam tables. This new textbook presents a clear introduction of basic vocabulary, properties, forms, sources, and balances of energy before advancing to the main topic areas of:


• Energy production and conversion in important physical, chemical, and biological processes,


• Conservation of energy and its impact on sustainability,


• Various forms of energy storage, and


• Energy coupling and bioenergetics in living systems.


A solution manual for the practice problems of the textbook is offered for the instructor. Energy: Production, Conversion, Storage, Conservation, and Coupling is a comprehensive source, study guide, and course supplement for both undergraduates and graduates across a range of engineering and scientific disciplines.

Keywords

Energy Conservation Energy Conservation Energy Conversion Energy Conversion Energy Coupling Energy Coupling Energy Production Energy Production Energy Storage Energy Storage

Authors and affiliations

  • Yaşar Demirel
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  1. 1., Department of Chemical and BiomolecularUniversity of Nebraska LincolnLincolnUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-2372-9
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London Limited 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4471-2371-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4471-2372-9
  • Series Print ISSN 1865-3529
  • Series Online ISSN 1865-3537
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