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Renewable Energy Engineering

Author(s): Nick Jenkins, Janaka Ekanayake

ISBN: 9781009295765
Publication Date: 28/3/24
Pages: 530
Format: Paperback
Regular price £49.99 GBP
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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.

  • Provides broad coverage with an emphasis on multidisciplinary approaches, suitable for students from a wide range of backgrounds or without previous specialization in energy
  • Demonstrates the calculation techniques and design procedures that allow students to design and assess renewable energy schemes
  • Includes information on current developments to support students' future careers in this rapidly expanding area