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Solar Energy
By Jeffrey M. Gordon

Solar Energy

The State of the Art

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Format: Hardback

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Solar Energy by Jeffrey M. Gordon

Book Description

It is rare that a book draws together the knowledge and experience of scientists, each a world leader in his or her discipline, to create a work that presents the state of the art in a field as rich and diverse as solar energy. In Solar Energy - the State of the Art this aim has been achieved. The book comprises twelve individual chapters, each dedicated to one of the major solar energy sub-disciplines and authored by an internationally recognised expert in the field. Areas covered range from solar radiation and meteorology, solar collectors and concentrators, solar energy and the built environment, to solar thermal electricity, photovoltaics, wind energy and the potential cost of ignoring solar energy resources. The papers examine the technology and field in question, discuss the rudiments and major applications, review the current science and technology and explore the remaining challenges for the future. Solar Energy - the State of the Art is an essential reference work for all solar energy practitioners, students, researchers and engineers wishing to gain a broad-based understanding of the theory, technology, applications and issues surrounding the broad, interdisciplinary field of solar energy. The book will form an important component of any library's solar energy holding and will be of particular benefit as an academic reference, as well as being of practical value to professionals who wish to gain a clear understanding of the concepts required to move forward in this field. Published with ISES.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781902916231
ISBN-10: 1902916239
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 44mm)
Pages: 724
Imprint: James & James (Science Publishers) Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-May-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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