Energy Conversion Systems

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New Age International, Jan 1, 2007 - Direct energy conversion - 440 pages
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Highlighting The Physics And Engineering Aspects Of Energy Conversion Systems, This Book Presents An Exhaustive Exposition Of Both Conventional And Non-Conventional Conversion Systems. * Presents A Detailed Description Of Nuclear And Photovoltaic Power. * Discusses Magneto Hydrodynamics, Wind And Ocean Energy, Fossil Fuel And Hydroectric Power. * Explains Coal Gasification, Biomass And Geothermal Energy, Thermo-Electric Converters And Fuel Cells. * Also Explains Problems Of Cogeneration And Energy Storage. * Highlights The Global Energy Scenario And The Environmental Effects Of Various Energy Conversion Systems. * Illustrative Examples Are Provided Throughout The Book. Review And Multiple Choice Questions And Practice Problems Are Provided At The End Each Chapter.With Its Comprehensive Coverage And Systematic Presentation, This Is An Essential Text For Electrical Engineering Students. Practising Engineers Would Also Find This Book Extremely Useful As A Reference Source.
 

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Contents

ATOMIC PHYSICS
1
Wave Mechanics
16
NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND NUCLEAR REACTORS
31
Nuclear Fission and Nuclear Reactors
58
SOLID STATE PHYSICS AND PHOTO VOLTAIC
77
Photo Voltaic Power Generation
104
Application of Superconducting Materials
124
PLASMA PHYSICS NUCLEAR FUSION POWER
132
Wave Energy Conversion
214
Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Schemes
222
FOSSIL FUEL POWER GENERATION 231
233
HYDROELECTRIC POWER GENERATION
256
ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT FOR ENERGY CONVERSION
276
MISCELLANEOUS ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEMS
320
COGENERATION AND ENERGY STORAGE
361
GLOBAL ENERGY POSITION
373

Nuclear Fusion
148
Magnetohydrodynamics MHD
158
WIND ENERGY CONVERSION
174
OCEAN ENERGY CONVERSION
199
Bibliography
395
Index
411
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