Best Books on Power Generation

We have compiled a list of the Best Reference Books on Power Generation, which are used by students of top universities, and colleges. This will help you choose the right book depending on if you are a beginner or an expert. Here is the complete list of Power Generation Books with their authors, publishers, and an unbiased review of them as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase them. If permissible, you can also download the free PDF books on Power Generation below.

1."Power Generation, Operation and Control" by Wood A J and Wollenberg B F
“Power Generation, Operation and Control” Book Review: This book discusses important engineering and economic aspects related to planning, operating, and controlling power generation and transmission systems in electric utilities. It covers various topics including industrial organization, managerial economics, finance, and practical power engineering problems. The book introduces advanced mathematical operations and research methods in a way that is understandable and applicable. It is designed for first-year graduate students in electric power engineering who have a background in electrical engineering and a good understanding of steady-state power circuit analysis. The book can also be used as a self-study resource for individuals interested in deepening their knowledge in this field.

2."Distributed Power Generation: Planning and Evaluation (Power Engineering (Willis))" by H Lee Willis
“Distributed Power Generation: Planning and Evaluation (Power Engineering (Willis))” Book Review: This book provides detailed information on the preparation and analysis of distributed generators (DGs) for various applications, including residential, commercial, industrial, and electric utility settings. It compares distributed generation with traditional power systems, considering factors such as power demands, centralized systems, reliability assessment, costs, and planning procedures. The book explores different types of DGs, including reciprocating piston engines, gas turbines, and fuel cells, through case studies and examples. It also offers recommendations and guidelines for operating and evaluating power systems. Whether you are a student or a professional in the field, this book will serve as a valuable resource.

3."Closed Feedwater Heaters for Power Generation: A Working Guide" by Stanley Yokell
“Closed Feedwater Heaters for Power Generation: A Working Guide” Book Review: This book is a valuable resource for professionals and engineers in the power generation industry. The book covers all aspects of closed feedwater heaters, providing a comprehensive understanding of their design, operation, and maintenance. It delves into topics such as heat transfer principles, types of feedwater heaters, their components, and performance evaluation. The book also discusses various challenges and troubleshooting techniques, ensuring efficient and reliable operation. With practical examples, case studies, and illustrations, this guide offers practical insights into closed feedwater heaters. It is a must-have reference for anyone involved in power plant operations and maintenance.

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