- Energy Science
- Energy Conservation in Process Industries
- Energy Resources
- Energy Resource, Environment and Economics
1. Energy Science
|1."Energy (Science Fair Projects)" by Bob Bonnet and Dan Keen|
“Energy (Science Fair Projects)” Book Review: This comprehensive textbook discusses various topics like What types of energy are released during a storm? Or How does energy change from one form to another? Or How does your home lose energy and what can you do to prevent it?. It has many descriptive chapters on What can a simple plastic band teach you about potential energy? Or How does microwave energy cook food? The book gives complete, simple, illustrated instructions for over 50 great experiments. It discusses the experiments that deal with steam, storms, fossil fuels, how your body turns food into energy, trees as air conditioners, taking radio energy out of the air and much more.
|2."Energy Science: Principles, technologies, and impacts" by John Andrews and Nick Jelley|
“Energy Science: Principles, technologies, and impacts” Book Review: This book evaluates the key sources of energy available on the basis of sound, quantitative understanding. It covers various topics like renewable, fossil fuel, and nuclear energy sources. The book relates the science behind these sources to the environmental and socioeconomic issues. It helps to provide a balanced, objective overview. It also explores the practicalities of energy generation, storage, and transmission. The volume helps to build a complete picture of energy supply, from wind turbines, nuclear reactors, or hydroelectric dams, to our homes.The text has examples and case studies throughout. Also, it has multiple choice questions to check understanding through the text. Solutions to end of chapter questions, to aid marking and assessment.
|3."Energy Myths and Realities: Bringing Science to the Energy Policy Debate" by Vaclav Smil|
|4."Energy: A Beginner's Guide (Beginner's Guides)" by Vaclav Smil|
“Energy: A Beginner’s Guide (Beginner’s Guides)” Book Review: The textbook discusses the importance of energy in both past and present societies. It majorly sheds light on the science behind global warming and efforts to prevent it. The text reveals how our daily decisions affect energy consumption. This book is about physical rather than social sciences. It explores important topics around how energy works, how our production and use might evolve, and how this affects climate change.
|5."Solar Energy: The Physics and Engineering of Photovoltaic Conversion, Technologies and Systems" by Klaus Jager and Arno Smets|
“Solar Energy: The Physics and Engineering of Photovoltaic Conversion, Technologies and Systems” Book Review: This book covers the physics of photovoltaic (PV) cells and the design of PV systems. It suggests its real-life applications. The topics discussed are the fundamental principles of semiconductor solar cells, PV technology: crystalline silicon solar cells and thin-film cells. The book is for researchers, industrial engineers and designers working in solar energy generation. The book is also ideal for university and third-level physics or engineering courses on solar photovoltaics. It includes exercises to check understanding and reinforce learning.
|6."Nanotechnology for Electronics, Photonics, and Renewable Energy (Nanostructure Science and Technology)" by Anatoli Korkin and Krstic Predrag S|
|7."Nanoscale Applications for Information and Energy Systems (Nanostructure Science and Technology)" by Anatoli Korkin and David J Lockwood|
“Nanoscale Applications for Information and Energy Systems (Nanostructure Science and Technology)” Book Review: This textbook presents nanotechnology fundamentals and applications in the research areas of information technology (electronics and photonics) and alternative (solar) energy. It has various chapters on topics like plasmonics, photovoltaic and transparent. Further it also discusses conducting electrodes, silicon electroplating, and resistive switching. The three major technology areas – electronics, photonics, and solar energy are also described on the basis of similar applications of nanostructured materials in research and development. Also there are chapters that provide a coherent picture of theoretical and experimental research efforts and technology development in these highly interdisciplinary areas.
|8."Introduction to Nuclear and Particle Physics" by Verma V K|
“Introduction to Nuclear and Particle Physics” Book Review: This book provides a comprehensive introduction to this increasingly important area of nuclear and particle physics. It covers basic concepts, principles and applications, along with the latest developments. It begins with the historical developments of the subject, properties and constituents of the nucleus. The book then gets into nuclear models, the phenomenon of radioactivity and its applications in various fields. Also it explains nuclear reactions including reactions in the Sun and stars, photoelectric and Compton effects, pair creation, different particle accelerators and radiation detectors. The volume concludes with a large number of solved problems to help students comprehend the concepts with ease. It provides unsolved problems with answers and review questions to test the students’ comprehension of the subject. The text serves the purposes of B.Sc./M.Sc. (Physics) candidates.
|9."Electric Power Distribution (India Professional Science & Technology Electrical Engineering)" by A S Pabla|
“Electric Power Distribution (India Professional Science & Technology Electrical Engineering)” Book Review: The book dwells on all these aspects and covers the subject. It has Included two new chapters-Meter, Billing and Collection and Natural Distribution System. Also there are additions of examples and problems in the chapters. This book is useful to engineers in the various electricity boards and companies engaged in electrical power distribution, as well as students of electrical engineering.
|10."Solar Energy, Principles of Thermal Collection and Storage" by S P Sukhatme|
“Solar Energy – Principles of Thermal Collection and Storage” Book Review: This textbook focuses essentially on devices used for collection and storage of solar energy for thermal applications. Additionally, it also discusses methods of utilizing solar energy for photovoltaic conversion, wind energy, biomass, etc; techniques for making economic assessments of solar energy systems. Other important topics covered in the book include Solar Radiation, Liquid Flat-Plate Collector, concentrating collectors and Solar Heater etc. A number of links, websites and additional references after every chapter have been listed in reader’s interest. The book will benefit anyone interested in the study of renewable energy sources and solar thermal energy.
|11."An Introduction to Energy Conversion: Turbomachinery - Vol. III" by V Kadambi|
“An Introduction to Energy Conversion: Turbomachinery – Vol. III” Book Review: This book is the third of a three volume series textbook that overviews an introduction to energy conversion, its collection and release from natural sources. Volume 1 and Volume 2 provided basic knowledge of thermodynamics and a discussion on natural forms of energy releases and cycles respectively. This volume shed lights on turbo machinery. It covers the concepts of major energy devices that are used in the industry. This textbook stresses on both theory and practical details. It offers a comprehensive read on the basic principles and elaborate descriptions of real systems.
|12."Introduction to Energy Technologies for Efficient Power Generation" by Alexander V Dimitrov|
“Introduction to Energy Technologies for Efficient Power Generation” Book Review: This textbook offers extensive coverage of various technologies used for the production, storage and transfer of energy related to the energy and building industries and transportation. The book aims to equip readers with tools for effective and environment friendly utilization of energy resources. The book discusses technologies such as The Osmotic Technology, The Thermoelectric Technology, The photovoltaic Technology, The Vortex Technology and The Cold Nuclear Fusion Technology. Each chapter contains questions for better practice.
|13."Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting: Standards, Experimental Methods, and Protocols (SpringerBriefs in Energy)" by Zhebo Chen and Huyen N Dinh|
“Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting: Standards, Experimental Methods, and Protocols (SpringerBriefs in Energy)” Book Review: This book suggests the techniques involved in materials development and characterization for photoelectrochemical (PEC). It discusses topics like proper metrics for describing material performance, how to assemble testing cells and prepare materials for assessment of their properties. Also there are chapters based on how to perform the experimental measurements needed to achieve reliable results towards better scientific understanding. For each technique, proper procedure, benefits, limitations, and data interpretation are discussed. This book is useful for researchers engaged in or interested in engaging in the field of photoelectrochemical (PEC) water splitting.
|14."Energy Harvesting Technologies" by Shashank Priya and Daniel J Inman|
“Energy Harvesting Technologies” Book Review: This book provides information about the latest developments in the field of energy harvesting. This book is written in a very well-organized structure and it discusses the basic principles for the design and fabrication of bulk. It also includes the concept of MEMS based vibration energy systems, theory and design rules required for fabrication of efficient electronics. This book is an ideal book for researchers and engineers involved with power sources, sensor networks and smart materials.
2. Energy Conservation in Process Industries
|1."Energy Conservation in the Process Industries (Energy Science and Engineering)" by W F Kenney|
“Energy Conservation in the Process Industries (Energy Science and Engineering)” Book Review: It presents understandings of methods of identifying crucial energy efficiency developments. It explains ways the principles can be applied to practical advantage. It is divided into 12 chapters starting with an outline of the energy situation and an understanding in thermodynamics. It explains a staged procedure to improve energy application to understand where the energy goes and methods to compute the value of losses. The text includes concepts like improving facilities based on a knowledge of the all inclusive site energy system. It describes the basic method and equipment improvements. Furthermore it encompasses systematic and sophisticated design procedures and gives some guidelines and checklists for energy conservation items.It is designed for engineers in the field of mechanics, lead process and plant also process designers, researchers and accountant.
|2."Energy Conservation in the Chemical and Process Industries" by Colin Grant|
“Energy Conservation in the Chemical and Process Industries” Book Review: This volume brings interviews with important personalities in firms, organizations and government bodies to contrast the industry’s relation with government. The text also emphasizes greater problems of European Community decisions. Furthermore it describes the effect of national governments and the industry’s sequence of industrial relations to present latest updates into an important growth industry. It also encompasses the impacts of internationalization on government-industry cooperation.
|3."Surfactants and Colloids in the Environment (Progress in Colloid and Polymer Science)" by F H Haegel and M Schwuger|
“Surfactants and Colloids in the Environment (Progress in Colloid and Polymer Science)” Book Review: This volume provides the happenings of the General Meeting of the German Colloid Society held at the Research Center of Jülich, FRG, in 1993. The text focuses on the significance of colloid chemistry in environmental research. It provides explanations on the physico-chemical behavior of colloids and surfaces in environmental methodologies explain the high standard and utilities of colloid science in this field and hence is useful toward solving some environmental issues.
|4."Contaminants in Terrestrial Environments (Springer Series in Physical Environment)" by Otto Fränzle|
“Contaminants in Terrestrial Environments (Springer Series in Physical Environment)” Book Review: This volume describes ecology as a system-theory oriented synthesis of earth as well as life sciences. It focuses on a novel coherent understanding of chemical effect on the lower atmosphere and the properties of terrestrial ecosystems. The text inculcates an in-depth consideration of the particular physical and geographic boundary conditions of the methods involved. It covers the basics of environmental chemistry and ecology and the complex atmospheric passages of anthropogenic chemicals. Furthermore the multiple interactions of these compounds and their metabolites with the soil-vegetation compound of ecosystems are explained. It contains topics such as pollutant effect on materials and a summary of chemical fate modelling.
|5."Waste Disposal and Evaporites: Contributions to Long-Term Safety (Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences)" by R B Phillips and Albert G Herrmann|
“Waste Disposal and Evaporites: Contributions to Long-Term Safety (Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences)” Book Review: This textbook gives knowledge of outcomes of natural geochemical cycles in relation with the disposal of anthropogenic wastes. The text encompasses the function of fluids in marine evaporites. It includes the composition of salt domes as a benchmark for analysing the long-term safety of underground repositories for anthropogenic wastes. This book is appropriate for engineers and scientists faced with these issues.
|6."Industrial Energy Conservation Techniques Concepts, Applications and Case Studies" by K Nagabhushan Raju|
“Industrial Energy Conservation Techniques Concepts, Applications and Case Studies” Book Review: This volume aims to present a fundamental background to Energy Conservation Systems that are general to a large variety of process industries. It provides knowledge for technical professionals and students pursuing energy systems. The text is understandable and approachable such that various topics have been described using Case Studies for practical relevance to various kinds of industries. The text provides explanation and principles, Illustrations implementation and case studies derived from various Industrial Energy Audits. It presents the topics of Thermal And Electrical Engineering with appropriate implementations.
|7."Energy Management and Conservation" by K V Sharma and P Venkataseshaiah|
“Energy Management and Conservation” Book Review: This textbook aims to provide important, useful and practical principles of Electrical Energy Management. The principles of Economics required to examine the Economic Viability of the schemes for the Energy Conservation schemes are also explained with the help of illustrations. The text inculcates case studies which will be handy for the students and the concerned professionals.
|8."Energy Management, Audit and Conservation" by Barun Kumar De|
“Energy Management, Audit and Conservation” Book Review: this volume is appropriate for students of Engineering, BBA, MBA, Energy Management and Public Systems Management. This book can also be referred to by Consultants, NGOs, Energy Producing and Refining Companies, Electricity Supply Organisations and Energy Consuming Industries. The text encompasses the concepts of availability of energy resources. Furthermore it also includes topics such as energy economics, energy analysis, energy management, energy audit and energy conservation.
|9."Energy Systems and Sustainability: Power for a Sustainable Future" by Boyle|
“Energy Systems and Sustainability: Power for a Sustainable Future” Book Review: This volume is written in a multidisciplinary approach and worldwide point of view. It presents a modern exploration of the economic, social, environmental and policy problems inflated by recent systems of energy use. It also explains their important physical and engineering characteristics. The text includes fundamental energy concepts and the extent and sequences of human energy needs at different levels. It provides an outline of the fossil and nuclear-fuelled energy which along with hydroelectric power and traditional biofuels provides most of the world’s commercial energy requirements. The text explains the fundamental procedures by which the monetary costs of energy are computed and the problem of ‘external’ costs of energy production. Furthermore, the sustainability issues related to fossil as well as nuclear fuel application and methods to ameliorate several technological and social developments are also inculcated.
|10."Energy: The Conservation Revolution (Modern Perspectives in Energy)" by John Gibbons|
“Energy: The Conservation Revolution (Modern Perspectives in Energy)” Book Review: The volume presents an in depth but understandable, technical but understandable monograph on energy in the United States. The text examines increased energy efficiency as the first priority of energy policymakers as a conclusion and not an assumption. The text analyses in detail why much of the past literature on energy still points to high energy c- v Preface vi sumption futures. The book encompasses the concepts such as energy resources, their internal and external values and the amount of energy to be derived from these resources. This examination presents a circumstance within which the economic and social value of energy conservation options can be analyzed.
3. Energy Resources
|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|
“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.
|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|
“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.
|10."Energy resources: Hydropower" by The Open University|
|11."Energy Resources: Occurrence, Production, Conversion, Use" by Wendell H Wiser|
|12."Availability of World Energy Resources" by D C Ion|
“Availability of World Energy Resources” Book Review: Energy will be a most significant theme during the 1980s. The speed with which at least twelve patterns will create will be basic. The majority of these patterns are reliant and cooperating, and include: – the level of limitation on oil and gas supplies practiced by the makers, regardless of whether inside or outside the OPEC, as they each endeavor to coordinate produc tion to their own energy needs and the subsidizing of their own monetary development from sends out, – the profundity of the appreciation by industrialized nations that energy supplies will be tight and petroleum products will be over the top expensive at any rate until the century’s end, – the activities taken by those nations to improve the present circumstance, in investigation for new oil and gas sources, in misuse exertion for new coal supplies, in acknowledgment ofthe need for extension of nuclear energy supplies, – the balancing of energy organic market in midway arranged economies, – the rate of development inside agricultural nations, including China, – the turn of events and appropriation of unconventional fuel sources, – the transformation of the world financial framework to new circumstances. These models feature a portion of the proceeding with issues in the energy field. These issues will be examined altogether sorts of meetings of different types of people taking all things together kinds of spots and through all types of the correspondence media. Different patterns will appear and take the focal point of the stage, frequently just for a brief timeframe.
4. Energy Resource, Environment and Economics
|1."World Energy Assessment: Energy and the Challenge of Sustainability" by AKN Reddy and TB Johansson|
“World Energy Assessment: Energy and the Challenge of Sustainability” Book Review: This textbook carries discussions on the most effective utilization of energy as a tool for sustainable development. The book is divided into four parts namely “Energy and major global issues”, “Energy resources and technological options”, “Are sustainable futures possible?” and “Where do we go from here?” The book begins with an introduction to energy, describing sustainable energy development, evolution of energy systems, energy prices and taxes, energy investments etc. This is followed by various other discussions, data and statistical analysis relevant to the four parts. The book draws various conclusions on the basis of elaborate discussions and analysis taken up in various chapters. This textbook is beneficial to students and professionals alike.
|2."Global Energy Perspectives" by Arnulf Grubler and Alan McDonald|
“Global Energy Perspectives” Book Review: The book provides an understanding on long term energy perspectives and how near term decisions can expand or narrow down the range of future opportunities. The book is a detailed analysis of the studies conducted by IIASA and WEC and contains important results that will help readers understand long term perspectives, near term energy strategies, their implications, detailed modelling and a broad range of regional assessments. Some of the chapters contained in the book include Global Energy Needs: Past and Present, Determinants of Future Energy Systems, Energy System Alternatives, Implications etc.
|3."Thirst for Power – Energy, Water, and Human Survival" by Michael E Webber|
“Thirst for Power – Energy, Water, and Human Survival” Book Review: This textbook is a comprehensive take on energy and water and their interdependence. The book explores the relationship between energy and water, how solving water problems can also provide solutions for energy crises or how constraints in either can become constraints in the other. The book tries to find solutions to such questions and many more, through nine chapters with the help of both technical and non technical discussions. Some of the chapters in the book include Healthy, Wealthy and Free, Energy, Water, Water for Energy, Energy for Water, Constraints etc.
|4."Energy: Over Development and the Delusion of Endless Growth" by Tom Butler and George Wuerthner|
“Energy: Over Development and the Delusion of Endless Growth” Book Review: This textbook takes a critical look at the environmental impacts of rising demands of energy, including both renewable and non-renewable sources of energy. It accounts the hazardous and out of control consequences of various energy waste accidents such as oil spills, nuclear accidents and energy generation plants such as coal mining, wind farms, solar power plants etc on different components of the environment like wildlife, sensitive ecosystems, water bodies, deserts etc. Illustrated with impactful graphical content, this book is a culmination of writings from thirty leading experts in this field. The book also stresses upon a better future through the guiding principles of resilient energy economy with focus on health, biodiversity and durability. The book can offer a curious read to a wide array of audience.
|5."Renewable Energy Technologies: A Practical Guide for Beginners" by Solanki|
“Renewable Energy Technologies: A Practical Guide for Beginners” Book Review: This book intends to help the beginners in the field of renewable energy technologies starting from the basic concepts. The book describes the basic energy conversion process taking place in various renewable energy based equipment like solar PV, solar water heater, wind mills, etc. It also discusses several system configurations and usages, cost and size of the system, etc. It also covers step by step design procedure for a renewable system with given requirements and cost estimates. Ample number of problems is given at the end of each chapter for a thorough understanding of the concepts discussed. Some of the topics covered in the book include Solar Radiation, Solar Thermal Technology, Solar PV Technology, Wind Energy, Biomass Energy etc.
|6."Renewable Energy Resources" by John Twidell and Tony Weir|
“Renewable Energy Resources” Book Review: This textbook is meant for students pursuing undergraduate studies in physical sciences and engineering. The book stresses on the scientific understanding and analysis of renewable energy. It sheds light on essential concepts such as heat transfer, solar radiation, fluid mechanics, hydro power, biofuels, wave energy, tidal power, geothermal energy etc. Each chapter starts with the fundamental theory followed by its applications and winds up with some problems for practice. A list of important formulas is also attached at the end of the book. The book will be beneficial to understand the basic principles of physical sciences that remain the same in face of ever changing technology introduced in the industry from time to time.
|7."Energy Efficient Buildings in India" by Mili Majumdar|
“Energy Efficient Buildings in India” Book Review: This informative textbook provides with necessary resources to equip professional designers, builders and planners to design energy efficient buildings that share a closer bond with earth and environment. The book is divided into several parts based on the various climatic conditions experienced by our country and the design recommendations, procedures and steps are noted under each climate category. The book discusses the adoption of various methods to ensure overall energy efficiency such as utilizing low energy construction material, innovative use of passive solar architectural principles, or use of renewable energy systems. The book covers 41 such projects undertaken in the country with extensive survey and analysis. Some of these projects include MLA Hostel, Shimla, Baptist Church, Chandigarh, Bidani House, Faridabad, etc.
|8."Energy Resources and Environment" by V K Prabhakar|
“Energy Resources and Environment” Book Review: The textbook discusses the adverse impact of various forms of energy such as coal, petroleum, natural gas on the environment. It also contains explanations on various technologies used for energy conversion and basic concepts of physics that are used in such processes. The various such topics covered in the book include Concepts in Energy, Thermodynamics Concepts, Energy Sources and Technologies, Energy Statistics, Sources of Energy, Biology Energy etc. The book is beneficial for a diverse audience of scholars, practicing engineers, administrators, students etc.
|9."Nuclear Energy (Energy and the Environment)" by John Tabak|
“Nuclear Energy (Energy and the Environment)” Book Review: This textbook discusses the physics and technology of energy production, reactor design, nuclear safety, the relationship between nuclear power and nuclear proliferation etc. It also provides comparisons of nuclear policies of Germany, the United States and France. Some of the chapters covered in the book are A Prehistory of Nuclear Power, The Physics of Nuclear Fission, Reactor Fuel, Nuclear Reactor Design, Reactor Safety, Spent Fuel etc. The book ends with important conclusions drawn from various comparisons and studies which will enlighten the readers with a better understanding about nuclear energy and policies surrounding it.
|10."Energy Technologies and Economics" by Patrick A Narbel and Jan R Lien|
“Energy Technologies and Economics” Book Review: This is an easy-to-read textbook with the basis to comprehend the major energy technologies from a physical and economical perspective. The book begins with some background theory on the physics and economics of energy. It explores major energy technologies (fossil, nuclear and renewable). The text explains the technical and economic feasibility of supplying the world by 2050 with sustainable energy only. Also, the book contains numerous examples and the exercises at the end of each chapter. This textbook presents the physics and the economics of energy. It is for graduate students and practitioners interested in the field of energy.