Fundamentals of Renewable Energy Processes,
Edition 4
By Aldo Vieira da Rosa and Juan Carlos Ordonez

Publication Date: 19 Mar 2021
Fundamentals of Renewable Energy Processes, Fourth Edition, winner of a 2022 Textbook Excellence Award (Texty) from the Textbook and Academic Authors Association, provides accessible coverage of clean, safe alternative energy sources such as solar and wind power. Aldo da Rosa’s classic and comprehensive resource has provided thousands of engineers, scientists, students and professionals alike with a thorough grounding in the scientific principles underlying the complex world of renewable energy technologies. The fourth edition has been fully updated and revised by new author Juan Ordonez, Director of the Energy and Sustainability Center at Florida State University, and includes new worked examples, more exercises, and more illustrations to help facilitate student learning.

Key Features

  • Illuminates the basic principles behind all key renewable power sources, including solar, wind, biomass, hydropower and fuel cells
  • Connects scientific theory with practical implementation through physical examples and end-of-chapter questions of increasing difficulty to help readers apply their knowledge
  • Offers completely revised content for better student accessibility
  • Updated with expanded coverage of such topics as solar thermal processes, hydropower and renewable energy storage technologies
About the author
By Aldo Vieira da Rosa, Stanford University, Professor Emeritus (deceased), USA and Juan Carlos Ordonez, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA
Book details
ISBN: 9780128160367
Page Count: 944
Retail Price : £79.00

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Undergraduate and first-year graduate engineering and physics students taking courses on renewable energy topics. Researchers, engineers, scientists, investors, and technicians working in energy-related disciplines.