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  1. 1. ENLIB - New Books 2012) (Oct 2012)No. Details 1 Title : Fuel cells : principles and applications Authors : B. Viswanathan, M. Aulice Scibioh. Efficient, clean, safe, and reliable, fuel cells qualify as an ideal delivery mechanism of clean energy. Fuel Cells: Principles and Applications provides a snapshot of recent trends and breakthroughs in this rapidly progressing field. The author clarifies the scientific concepts underlying fuel cell applications and examines the proactive efforts of several firms to produce and commercialize fuel cell systems. Offering unique insight on future directions, this comprehensive and interdisciplinary reference is ideal for scientists, engineers, and anyone interested in alternative technologies for meeting energy demands Year : 2007 Call No. : TK2931 V8342 Title : Fuel cell systems explained Author : James Larminie, Andrew Dicks. Fuel cell technology is developing at a rapid pace, thanks to the increasing awareness of the need for pollution-free power sources. Moreover, new developments in catalysts and improved reliability have made fuel cells viable candidates in a broad range of applications, from small power stations, to cars, laptop computers and mobile phones. Building on the success of the first edition Fuel Cell Systems Explained presents a balanced introduction to this growing area. Year : 2003 2nd Call No. : TK2931 L324 2003
  2. 2. 3 Title: Wind energy generation: modelling and control Author : Olimpo Anaya-Lara ... [et al.]. Anaya- With increasing concern over climate change and the security of energy supplies, wind power is emerging as an important source of electrical energy throughout the world. Modern wind turbines use advanced power electronics to provide efficient generator control and to ensure compatible operation with the power system. Wind Energy Generation describes the fundamental principles and modelling of the electrical generator and power electronic systems used in large wind turbines. It also discusses how they interact with the power system and the influence of wind turbines on power system operation and stability. Year : 2009 Call No. : TJ820 W763 20094 Title : Innovation in wind turbine design Author : Peter Jamieson. Innovation in Wind Turbine Design addresses the fundamentals of design, the reasons behind design choices, and describes the methodology for evaluating innovative systems and components. Always referencing a state of the art system for comparison, Jamieson discusses the basics of wind turbine theory and design, as well as how to apply existing engineering knowledge to further advance the technology, enabling the reader to gain a thorough understanding of current technology before assessing where it can go in the future. Year : 2011 Call No. : TJ828 J32 2011
  3. 3. 5 Title: Fuel cell fundamentals itle: Author : Ryan P. OHayre As the search for alternative energy technologies heats up, no topic is hotter than fuel cells. Updating its successful first edition, Fuel Cell Fundamentals, Second Edition gives advanced undergraduate and beginning level graduate students an important introduction to the basic science and engineering behind fuel cell technology. Emphasizing the foundational scientific principles that apply to any fuel cell type or technology, the text provides straightforward descriptions of how fuel cells work, why they offer the potential for high efficiency, and how their unique advantages can best be used Year : 2009 Call No. : TK2931 F953 20096 Title : Physics of solar energy Author : C. Julian Chen. Chen. The definitive guide to the science of solar energy You hold in your hands the first, and only, truly comprehensive guide to the most abundant and most promising source of alternative power. In recent years, all major countries in the world have been calling for an energy revolution. The renewable energy industry will drive a vigorous expansion of the global economy and create more "green" jobs. The use of fossil fuels to power our way of living is moving toward an inevitable end, with sources of coal, petroleum, and natural gas being fiercely depleted. Year : 2011 Call No. : TJ811 C518 No.
  4. 4. 7 Title : Optimal control of wind energy systems : towards a global approach Author: Author: Iulian Munteanu ... [et al.]. Optimal Control of Wind Energy Systems presents a thoroughgoing review of the main control issues in wind power generation, offering a unified picture of the issues in optimal control of wind power generation. A series of optimal control techniques are analyzed, assessed and compared, starting with the classical ones, like PI control, maximum power point strategies and gain- scheduling techniques, and continuing with some modern ones: sliding-mode techniques, feedback linearization control and robust control. Discussion is focused on a global dynamic optimization approach to wind power systems using a set of optimization criteria which comply with a comprehensive group of requirements including: energy conversion efficiency; mechanical reliability; and quality of the energy provided. Year : 2010 Call No. : TJ820 O62 20108 Title: Title Solar cell technology and applications Author: Author: A.R. Jha. Energy experts predict that wholesale electricity prices could easily rise 35 to 65 percent by 2015. Add to this the growing need for energy independence and the need to reduce carbon emissions and it is very clear that the development of low-cost renewable energy, such as solar energy, is essential for our economy and our national security. With the potential for low-cost, renewable energy that can create jobs while reducing our dependency on foreign oil, solar cell technology provides a very attractive and plausible option Year : 2010 Call No. : TK2960 J59
  5. 5. 9 Title : Thin film solar cells : fabrication, characterization and applications Editors: Jef Poortmans and Vladimir Arkhipov Thin-film solar cells are either emerging or about to emerge from the research laboratory to become commercially available devices finding practical various applications. Currently no textbook outlining the basic theoretical background, methods of fabrication and applications currently exist. Thus, this book aims to present for the first time an in-depth overview of this topic covering a broad range of thin-film solar cell technologies including both organic and inorganic materials, presented in a systematic fashion, by the scientific leaders in the respective domains. It covers a broad range of related topics, from physical principles to design, fabrication, characterization, and applications of novel photovoltaic devices Year : 2006 Call No. : TK2960 T443H10 Title : Wind turbines : fundamentals, technologies, application, economics Author: Erich Hau. Wind Turbines addresses all those professionally involved in research, development, manufacture and operation of wind turbines. It provides a cross- disciplinary overview of modern wind turbine technology and an orientation in the associated technical, economic and environmental fields. It is based on the authors experience gained over decades designing wind energy converters with a major industrial manufacturer and, more recently, in technical consulting and in the planning of large wind park installations, with special attention to economics. The second edition accounts for the emerging concerns over increasing numbers of installed wind turbines. In particular, an important new chapter has been added which deals with offshore wind utilisation. All advanced chapters have been extensively revised and in some cases considerably extended Year : 2010 Call No. : TJ828 H368 2010
  6. 6. 11 Title : Biodiesel : blends, properties, and applications Editors Editors: Jorge Mario Marchetti, Zhen Fang. or Biodiesel, which consists of long-chain fatty acid methyl esters (FAME) obtained from renewable lipids such as those in vegetable oils or animal fat can be used as both an alternative fuel and an additive for petroleum diesel. This book gathers research from across the globe in the study of biodiesel blends, properties and applications. Topics discussed include biodiesel purification methods; exhaust emissions study of biodiesel operated garbage trucks; the heterogeneous catalyst for the transesterification of triglycerides into biodiesel; valorisation of wastes and by-products derived from biodiesel manufacturing; and, biodiesel production using cation-exchange resin as heterogeneous acid catalyst. Year : 2011 Call No. : TP359.B46 B61512 Title : Advances in biodiesel production : processes and technologies Editors Editors: Rafael Luque and Juan A. Melero. or Biodiesel is one of the main biofuels capable of substituting fossil fuel usage in compression ignition vehicles, and is used in a variety of fuel blends worldwide. First generation biodiesel has been used in national markets for some time, with fuel quality standards in place for this purpose. There remain, however, several restrictions to a sustainable and long term market development, which is influenced by many factors, including food vs. fuel pressures. The development of advanced biodiesel, aimed at more sustainable and effective feedstock utilization along with improved processing routes for increasing production efficiency and fuel quality, represents the future for this industry and for the continued and increasing use of biodiesel fuels in transportation. Year : 2012 Call No. : A244 TP359.B46 A244
  7. 7. 13 Title: Title: Biogas : production, consumption, and applications Editors Editors: Raphael Litonjua and Irene Cvetkovski or Biogas is a product of the anaerobic digestion of solid organic biomaterials. Resulting gaseous mixture contains mostly methane and carbon dioxide and also traces of various compounds. In this book, the authors present topical research in the study of the production, consumption and applications of biogas. Topics include the effects of microwave irradiation on anaerobic digestion of mixed vegetable wastes; biogas production from solid waste and wastewater; biogas composition and utilization; agricultural residues as new raw materials for biogas production and biogas and rumen fungi Year : 2010 Call No. : TP359.B48 B615 201214 Title : Designing and building fuel cells Author : Colleen Spiegel. Designing and Building Fuel Cells equips you with a hands-on guide for the design, modeling, and construction of fuel cells that perform as well or better than some of the best fuel cells on the market today. Filled with over 120 illustrations and schematics of fuel cells and components, this =one-stop> guide covers fuel cell applications?fuels and the hydrogen economy?fuel cell chemistry, thermodynamics, and electrochemistry?fuel cell modeling, materials, and system design?fuel types, delivery, and processing?fuel cell operating conditions?fuel cell characterization?and much more. Authoritative and practical Year : 2007 Call No. : TK2931 S755D
  8. 8. 15 Title : Introduction to Solar Principles Author: Author: Thomas E. Kissell This book explains the basic principles of solar energy used to create electricity through photovoltaic (PV) cells or solar heating for hot water and residential and commercial heating systems. The book will help prepare students for green energy jobs such as selling, installing, troubleshooting and repair of solar energy systems. Year : 2012 Call No. : TK8322 K6116 Title: Title: Aerodynamics of wind turbines Author: Author: Martin O.L. Hansen. Aerodynamics of Wind Turbines is the established essential text for the fundamental solutions to efficient wind turbine design. Now in its second edition, it has been entirely updated and substantially extended to reflect advances in technology, research into rotor aerodynamics and the structural response of the wind turbine structure. Topics covered include increasing mass flow through the turbine, performance at low and high wind speeds, assessment of the extreme conditions under which the turbine will perform and the theory for calculating the lifetime of the turbine. The classical Blade Element Momentum method is also covered, as are eigenmodes and the dynamic behaviour of a turbine. The new material includes a description of the effects of the dynamics and how this can be modelled in an ?aeroelastic code?, which is widely used in the design and verification of modern wind turbines. Further, the description of how to calculate the vibration of the whole construction, as well as the time varying loads, has been substantially updated. Year : 2008 Call No. : TJ828 H249 2008
  9. 9. 17 Title : Savonius wind turbines in CFD analysis Author: Author: Konrad A. Kacprzak, Krzysztof Sobczak, Grzegorz Liskiewicz Savonius wind turbines in CFD analysis includes up-to-date data, diagrams, illustrations and thorough new material on: the fundamentals of Savonius wind turbine aerodynamics; Savonius testing and modeling in CFD conditions; special purpose applications, such as wind farms. What is more, it deals with problems concerning laminar to turbulent transition. Examines its effect on the analysis. Also it deals with the wake analysis generated behind the working turbine. Year : 2012 Call No. : TJ828 K11 หนังสือบริจาค วิศวกรรมศาสตรมหาบัณฑิต สาขาวิศวกรรมพลังงาน ภาควิชาวิศวกรรมเครื่องกล มข.