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Fuel Cell Science: Theory, Fundamentals, and Biocatalysis

by Jens Norskov, Andrzej Wieckowski & S. Gottesfeld

A comprehensive survey of theoretical andexperimental concepts in fuel cell chemistry

Fuel cell science is undergoing significant development, thanks, in part, to a spectacular evolution of the electrocatalysis...


New generation photovoltaics

by Fabio Andreolli

This book aims to provide a global overview of the technological, design and financial aspects of solar power systems. All the topics and all the parts that make up a photovoltaic system are dealt with, with...


The Internal Energy Market

by Fabrizio Lala

The energy strategy of European Union is an item of utmost political concern, since it tightly intertwined with controversial commercial relationship with Russia and the US. In spite of the fact that energy...


Confronting Collapse

by Michael C. Ruppert & Colin Campbell

The book that inspired the movie Collapse.

The world is running short of energy-especially cheap, easy-to-find oil. Shortages, along with resulting price increases, threaten industrialized civilization, the global...


A Solar Buyer's Guide for the Home and Office

by Stephen Hren & Rebekah Hren

Solar power, once a fringe effort limited to DIY enthusiasts, is now fast becoming mainstream. Many home and business owners are curious about solar electric and solar thermal systems, and wonder how to go about...


Biodiesel

by Greg Pahl & Bill McKibben

For anyone who is trying to keep up with the extremely rapid developments in the biodiesel industry, the second edition of Biodiesel: Growing a New Energy Economy is an invaluable aid. The breathtaking speed...


Materials for High-Temperature Fuel Cells

by San Ping Jiang, Yushan Yan & Max Lu

The world's ever-growing demand for power has created an urgent need for new efficient and sustainable sources of energy and electricity. Today's consumers of portable electronics also demand devices that not...


Electric Power Systems

by Michel Crappe

The creation of a European liberalized electricity internal market and EU commitments for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions (Kyoto Protocol) and for the use of renewable energy generation technologies...


Power Electronics Semiconductor Devices

by Robert Perret

This book relates the recent developments in several key electrical engineering R&D labs, concentrating on power electronics switches and their use. The first sections deal with key power electronics technologies,...


Power Electronic Converters: Pwm Strategies and Current Control Techniques

by Eric Monmasson

A voltage converter changes the voltage of an electrical power source and is usually combined with other components to create a power supply. This title is devoted to the control of static converters, which...


Automotive Electricity: Electric Drive

by Joseph Beretta

Since the beginning of the century, electrical goods have invaded our everyday lives. Now, electric power is coming to be seen as a solution to the pollution caused by cars. While this transition has remained...


Solar Energy at Urban Scale

by Benoit Beckers

Increasing urbanization throughout the world, the depletion of fossil fuels and concerns about global warming have transformed the city into a physical problem of prime importance. This book proposes a multi-disciplinary...


Protection of Electrical Networks

by Christophe Prévé

This book, designed for engineers, technicians, designers and operators working with electrical networks, contains theoretical and practical information on the design and set-up of protection systems.

Protection...


Fundamentals of Instrumentation and Measurement

by Dominique Placko

This title presents the general principles of instrumentation processes. It explains the theoretical analysis of physical phenomena used by standard sensors and transducers to transform a physical value into...


Marine Renewable Energy Handbook

by Bernard Multon

Marine renewable energy is a significant resource for generating electricity, and if some conversion technologies have already reached a certain level of maturity, others are emerging.

The originality of this...


Power Systems and Restructuring

by Nouredine Hadjsaïd & Jean-Claude Sabonnadière

The development of electric power systems has been made up of incremental innovations from the end of the 19th century and throughout the 20th century. The creation of deregulated electricity markets has brought...


Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells Modeling

by Fengge Gao, Benjamin Blunier & Abdellatif Miraoui

The fuel cell is a potential candidate for energy storage and conversion in our future energy mix. It is able to directly convert the chemical energy stored in fuel (e.g. hydrogen) into electricity, without...


Handbook of Electrical Power System Dynamics: Modeling, Stability, and Control

by Mircea Eremia & Mohammad Shahidehpour

This book aims to provide insights on new trends in power systems operation and control and to present, in detail, analysis methods of the power system behavior (mainly its dynamics) as well as the mathematical...


Systemic Design Methodologies for Electrical Energy Systems: Analysis, Synthesis and Management

by Xavier Roboam

This book proposes systemic design methodologies applied to electrical energy systems, in particular analysis and system management, modeling and sizing tools.

It includes 8 chapters: after an introduction to...


Lead-Nickel Electrochemical Batteries

by Christian Glaize & Sylvie Genies

The lead-acid accumulator was introduced in the middle of the 19th Century, the diverse variants of nickel accumulators between the beginning and the end of the 20th Century. Although old, these technologies...