Best Reference Books – Energy Resources

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Energy Resources subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Energy Resources along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Energy Resources subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Energy Resources" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Energy resources: Solar energy” by The Open University
2. “Energy resources: Wind energy” by The Open University
3. “Practical Boiler Operation Engineering and Power Plant” by Amiya Ranjan Mallick

“Practical Boiler Operation Engineering and Power Plant” Book Review: The book contents present updated information on the fundamental aspects of various processes related to thermal power plants. The major area of the book is hands-on procedure to deal with the normal and emergency situations during plant operation. The book explores the vast concepts of boilers, steam turbines and other auxiliary systems. It is written in easy-to-grasp language. The book explicates various real-life situation-related topics involving operation, commissioning, maintenance, electrical and instrumentation of a power plant. The text now incorporates a new chapter on Environmental and Safety Aspects of Thermal Power Plants. Moreover, there are new sections on Softener, Water Treatment of Supercritical Boiler, Wet Mode and Dry Mode Operation of Supercritical Boiler. A new appendix on Important Information on Power Generation has been incorporated into the text.

4. “Mars: Prospective Energy and Material Resources” by imusti

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“Mars: Prospective Energy and Material Resources” Book Review: This book investigates the possibilities and limitations of various systems supplying manned bases on Mars with energy and other vital resources. The book collects together recent proposals and innovative options and solutions. It is a useful source of condensed information for specialists involved in current and impending Mars-related activities and a good starting point for young researchers.

5. “Asteroids: Prospective Energy and Material Resources” by Viorel Badescu

“Asteroids: Prospective Energy and Material Resources” Book Review: This book investigates asteroids’ prospective energy and material resources. It includes topics related to asteroid exploration, and utilization. It suggests past and future technologies and solutions to old problems. The book is also a source of information for specialists involved in current and impending asteroid-related activities. It is written for researchers, engineers, and businessmen interested in asteroids’ exploration and exploitation. Major discussed keywords are Asteroids, Asteroid exploration and Asteroid exploitation.

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6. “Textbk on Energy Resources Management” by Dhupper R

“Textbook on Energy Resources Management” Book Review: This is a textbook on energy resources and management. It contains the latest information and guidelines. The textbook is easy to understand. It has thorough content. The book is divided into ten different sections. These are on energy resource and energy management courses with all the resources.

7. “Heat Treatment: Principles and Techniques” by Rajan T V

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“Heat Treatment: Principles and Techniques” Book Review: This comprehensive text has the theoretical and practical aspects of heat treatment. It discusses heat treatment of commercial steels, cast irons and non-ferrous metals and alloys. It also offers an analysis of topics such as nature of metals and alloys; principles of heat treatment of steels and heat treatment processes. It moreover, explains possible defects, causes and remedies in heat treatment; and inspection and quality control in heat treatment. The text is for undergraduate and postgraduate students of Metallurgy. It is also useful for undergraduate students of mechanical, production, and chemical engineering. Moreover, it meets the requirements of students of AMIE/AMIIM. It also serves diploma level courses in metallurgical and mechanical engineering. The book serves as reference for practising engineers.

8. “Energy resources: Geothermal energy” by The Open University
9. “Clean Disruption of Energy and Transportation: How Silicon Valley Will Make Oil, Nuclear, Natural Gas, Coal, Electric Utilities and Conventional Cars” by Tony Seba

“Clean Disruption of Energy and Transportation: How Silicon Valley Will Make Oil, Nuclear, Natural Gas, Coal, Electric Utilities and Conventional Cars” Book Review: This is a technology-based disruption reminiscent of how the cell phone, Internet, and personal computer swept away industries such as landline telephony, publishing, and mainframe computers. Just like those technology disruptions flipped the architecture of information and brought abundant, cheap and participatory information, the clean disruption will flip the architecture of energy and bring abundant, cheap and participatory energy. Just like those previous technology disruptions, the clean disruption is inevitable and will be swift. The industrial age of energy and transportation is already giving way to an information technology and knowledge-based energy and transportation era.

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10. “Energy resources: Hydropower” by The Open University
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