Off Grid Solar

A Handbook for Photovoltaics with Lead-Acid Or Lithium-Ion Batteries

Author: Joseph P. O'Connor

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781537622613

Category: Photovoltaic power systems

Page: 180

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Off Grid Solar is a pocket guide and quick reference for anyone looking to build an electrical energy system using free sunshine available to all of us. Written with a DIY mindset, this book establishes a familiarity with off grid equipment. With all the steps to build an Off Grid energy system, this book will help the reader make better decisions, so they can understand their technology needs rather than trust other's recommendations.
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The Renewable Energy Home Handbook

Author: Lindsay Porter

Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1845847598

Category: Reference

Page: 192

View: 2001

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Most renewable energy systems aren’t new, but their use is. This handbook shows how each of the main renewable energy technologies works, along with step-by-step details of how it’s installed, as well as the pros and – at least as importantly – the cons of each type of installation.
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Handbook of Photovoltaic Science and Engineering

Author: Antonio Luque,Steven Hegedus

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470976128

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1162

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The most comprehensive, authoritative and widely cited reference on photovoltaic solar energy Fully revised and updated, the Handbook of Photovoltaic Science and Engineering, Second Edition incorporates the substantial technological advances and research developments in photovoltaics since its previous release. All topics relating to the photovoltaic (PV) industry are discussed with contributions by distinguished international experts in the field. Significant new coverage includes: three completely new chapters and six chapters with new authors device structures, processing, and manufacturing options for the three major thin film PV technologies high performance approaches for multijunction, concentrator, and space applications new types of organic polymer and dye-sensitized solar cells economic analysis of various policy options to stimulate PV growth including effect of public and private investment Detailed treatment covers: scientific basis of the photovoltaic effect and solar cell operation the production of solar silicon and of silicon-based solar cells and modules how choice of semiconductor materials and their production influence costs and performance making measurements on solar cells and modules and how to relate results under standardised test conditions to real outdoor performance photovoltaic system installation and operation of components such as inverters and batteries. architectural applications of building-integrated PV Each chapter is structured to be partially accessible to beginners while providing detailed information of the physics and technology for experts. Encompassing a review of past work and the fundamentals in solar electric science, this is a leading reference and invaluable resource for all practitioners, consultants, researchers and students in the PV industry.
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Handbook of Research on Smart Power System Operation and Control

Author: Alhelou, Hassan Haes,Hayek, Ghassan

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 152258031X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 489

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Because society depends greatly on electric energy, power system control and protection focuses on ensuring a secure and reliable supply of power. To operate the electric systems in safe mode, the power system component should be equipped with intelligent controllers. The Handbook of Research on Smart Power System Operation and Control is a collection of innovative research on the theoretical and practical developments in smart power system operation and control that takes into account both smart grid and micro-grid systems. While highlighting topics including cybersecurity, smart grid, and wide area monitoring, this book is ideally designed for researchers, students, and industry professionals.
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Smart Grid Handbook, 3 Volume Set

Author: Chen-Ching Liu

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118755480

Category: Science

Page: 1900

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Comprehensive, cross-disciplinary coverage of Smart Grid issues from global expert researchers and practitioners. This definitive reference meets the need for a large scale, high quality work reference in Smart Grid engineering which is pivotal in the development of a low-carbon energy infrastructure. Including a total of 83 articles across 3 volumes The Smart Grid Handbook is organized in to 6 sections: Vision and Drivers, Transmission, Distribution, Smart Meters and Customers, Information and Communications Technology, and Socio-Economic Issues. Key features: Written by a team representing smart grid R&D, technology deployment, standards, industry practice, and socio-economic aspects. Vision and Drivers covers the vision, definitions, evolution, and global development of the smart grid as well as new technologies and standards. The Transmission section discusses industry practice, operational experience, standards, cyber security, and grid codes. The Distribution section introduces distribution systems and the system configurations in different countries and different load areas served by the grid. The Smart Meters and Customers section assesses how smart meters enable the customers to interact with the power grid. Socio-economic issues and information and communications technology requirements are covered in dedicated articles.The Smart Grid Handbook will meet the need for a high quality reference work to support advanced study and research in the field of electrical power generation, transmission and distribution. It will be an essential reference for regulators and government officials, testing laboratories and certification organizations, and engineers and researchers in Smart Grid-related industries.
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Handbook of batteries

Author: David Linden,Thomas B. Reddy

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071359788

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1200

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Provides engineers and technicians with detailed data and information on the characteristics, properties, performance, and uses of all types of electric batteries.
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Linden's Handbook of Batteries, Fifth Edition

Author: Kirby W. Beard

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1260115933

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1200

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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Thoroughly revised, comprehensive coverage of battery technology, characteristics, and applications This fully updated guide offers complete coverage of batteries and battery usage―from classic designs to emerging technologies. Compiled by a pioneer in secondary lithium batteries, the book contains all the information needed to solve engineering problems and make proper battery selections. You will get in-depth descriptions of the principles, properties, and performance specifications of every major battery type. Linden’s Handbook of Batteries, Fifth Edition, contains cutting-edge data and equations, design specifications, and troubleshooting techniques from international experts. New chapters discuss renewable energy systems, battery failure analysis, lithium-ion battery technology, materials, and component design. Recent advances in smartphones and hybrid car batteries are clearly explained, including maximizing re-chargeability, reducing cost, improving safety, and lessening environmental impact. Coverage includes: •Electricity, electrochemistry, and batteries•Raw materials•Battery components•Principles of electrochemical cell operations•Battery product overview•Electrochemical cell designs (platform technologies)•Primary batteries•Secondary batteries•Miscellaneous and specialty batteries•Battery applications•Battery industry infrastructure
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Marks' Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers, 12th Edition

Author: Ali M. Sadegh,William M. Worek

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1259588513

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1509

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The 100th Anniversary Edition of the “Bible” for Mechanical Engineers—Fully Revised to Focus on the Core Subjects Critical to the Discipline This 100th Anniversary Edition has been extensively updated to deliver current, authoritative coverage of the topics most critical to today’s Mechanical Engineer. Featuring contributions from more than 160 global experts, Marks’ Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers, Twelfth Edition, offers instant access to a wealth of practical information on every essential aspect of mechanical engineering. It provides clear, concise answers to thousands of mechanical engineering questions. You get, accurate data and calculations along with clear explanations of current principles, important codes, standards, and practices. All-new sections cover micro- and nano-engineering, robotic vision, alternative energy production, biological materials, biomechanics, composite materials, engineering ethics, and much more. Coverage includes: • Mechanics of solids and fluids • Heat • Strength of materials • Materials of engineering • Fuels and furnaces • Machine elements • Power generation • Transportation • Fans, pumps, and compressors • Instruments and controls • Refrigeration, cryogenics, and optics • Applied mechanics • Engineering ethics
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