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Understanding the Global Energy Crisis (Coyle)

Understanding the Global Energy Crisis (West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 2014), ed. by Eugene D. Coyle and Richard A. Simmons (stable link) New Online Books http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/webbin/book//lookupid?key=olbp65825

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Atomic Energy for Military Purposes (Smyth)

Atomic Energy for Military Purposes: The Official Report on the Development of the Atomic Bomb Under the Auspices of the United States Government, 1940-1945 (slightly updated version of GPO edition; Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1945), by Henry De Wolf Smyth, … Continue reading

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Direct Utilization of Geothermal Energy

Direct Utilization of Geothermal Energy – Technical Handbook TOC CHAPT 1 NATURE AND DISTRIBUTION OF GEOTHERMAL ENERGY II. Geothermal gradlent, heat flow, and geothermal anomalies III. Productlon of geothermal energy IV. Types of geothermal systems V. Geologic environments of geothermal … Continue reading

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Assessment of Solar Energy Potential on Existing Buildings

Assessment of Solar Energy Potential on Existing Buildings TOC I. INTRODUCTION II. TASKS IN REVIEW III. METHODS, MEANS & PROCEDURES 1.0 Acquisition of aerial photographs of the area of study 2.0 Acquisition of GIS layers and Digital Elevation Models 3.0 … Continue reading

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Application of Advanced Power Electronics in Renewable Energy Sources and Hybrid Generating Systems

Application of Advanced Power Electronics in Renewable Energy Sources and Hybrid Generating Systems – Dessertation TOC 1. INTRODUCTION 1.1 Literature Review 1.2 Wind Energy 1.3 Solar Energy Background 1.4 Distributed Generation 1.5 Dissertation Outline 2. APPLICATION OF PERMANENT MAGNET GENERATOR … Continue reading

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Power Electronics for Distributed Energy Systems and Transmission and Distribution Applications

Power Electronics for Distributed Energy Systems and Transmission and Distribution Applications TOC 1. INTRODUCTION 1.1 What is Power Electronics? 1.2 What Are the Applications for Power Electronics Devices? 1.3 Power Electronics Today and Tomorrow 1.4 Power Electronics Benefits to Transmission … Continue reading

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HVAC Systems Acoustical, Cost & Energy Study

HVAC Systems Acoustical, Cost & Energy Study TOC Executive Summary Introduction & Methodology Conclusions for Basic Systems Conclusions for Other Systems Other Factors New Developments Recommendations School HVAC Systems Comparison (Basic Systems) School HVAC Systems Comparison (Other Systems) HVAC Systems … Continue reading

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Vulnerability Analysis of Energy Delivery Control Systems

Vulnerability Analysis of Energy Delivery Control Systems TOC 1.  INTRODUCTION 2.  PRIORITIZE COMMON SCADA VULNERABILITIES 2.1  SCADA and the Common Vulnerability Scoring System 2.2  SCADA cybersecurity risk reduction 3.  CATEGORIZE COMMON SCADA VULNERABILITIES 3.1  Relative frequency of NSTB observed vulnerabilities … Continue reading

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Thermodynamics of Energy Production from Biomass

Thermodynamics of Energy Production from Biomass TOC 1 Introduction 1.1 Important Renewable Energy Definitions 1.2 Background 2 Ancient and Contemporary Fossil Fuels 2.1 Ancient Generation of Fossil Fuels 2.2 Contemporary Consumption of Fossil Fuels 3 Biomass from Tropical Tree Plantations … Continue reading

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Energy Consumption Characteristics of Commercial Building HVAC Systems

Energy Consumption Characteristics of Commercial Building HVAC Systems TOC 1. Executive Summary 2. Introduction 3. Description of Systems and Equipment 3.1 System Types 3.1.1 Central 3.1.2 Packaged 3.1.3 Individual Room Air Conditioning 3.2 Equipment 3.2.1 Air-Handling Units 3.2.2 Terminal Units … Continue reading

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Energy Simulation in Building Design

Energy Simulation in Building Design – Ppt Lecture Notes CONTENTS : Course introduction and terminology Heat transfer review Solar radiation Thermal processes in building elements Thermal processes in indoor environment Modeling, Introduction to MathCAD System of equations,  Introduction to  eQUEST … Continue reading

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Energy Efficiency in Building Construction Lecture Notes

Energy Efficiency in Building Construction Lecture Notes TOC 1. INTRODUCTION 2. BASELINE OF THE E-LEARNING LECTURES 2.1 OBJECTIVES AND PERSPECTIVES OF THE E-LEARNING LECTURES 2.2 DEFINITION OF THE E-LEARNING COMMUNITY 2.3 CRITERIA TO CHOSE LEARNING LECTURES 2.4 E-LEARNING PLATFORM 3. … Continue reading

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Cities, Town and Renewable Energy

Cities, Town and Renewable Energy IEA, 2009 TOC 1. Rationale 2. The vision 3. Current status Spatial energy densities 4. The concept of sustainable energy supply Distribution of energy throug carriers Storage Electricity supply systems – smart metering – Distributed … Continue reading

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Energy Deregulation Across America

Energy deregulation has been in Texas since the 1999 signing of the new law. After deregulation, many have been debating the benefit to consumers. Entrepreneurs

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