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Renewable Energy Engineering

Nick Jenkins

Fully revised and updated, this second edition provides students with a quantitative and accessible introduction to the renewable technologies at the heart of efforts to build a sustainable future. Key features include new chapters on essential topics in energy storage, off-grid systems, microgrids and community energy; revised chapters on energy and grid fundamentals, wind energy, hydro power, photovoltaic and solar thermal energy, marine energy and bioenergy; appendices on foundational topics in electrical engineering, heat transfer and fluid dynamics; discussion of how real-world projects are developed, constructed and operated; over 60 worked examples linking theory to real-world engineering applications; and over 150 end-of-chapter homework problems, with solutions for instructors. Accompanied online at by extended exercises and datasets, enabling instructors to create unique projects and coursework, this new edition remains the ideal multi-disciplinary introduction to renewable energy, for senior undergraduate and graduate students in engineering and the physical sciences.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publish Date: May 31st, 2024
  • Pages: 530
  • Language: English
  • Edition: Revised - 0002
  • Dimensions: 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00lb
  • EAN: 9781009295789
  • Categories: EnergyMechanical

About the Author

Jenkins, Nick: - Nick Jenkins is Professor of Renewable Energy at Cardiff University. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, the IET and the Royal Academy of Engineering.
Ekanayake, Janaka: - Janaka Ekanayake is Senior Professor and the Chair of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, IET, IESL and the Sri Lanka National Academy of Sciences.
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