Energy Technologies and Economics by Patrick A. Narbel,Jan Petter Hansen,Jan R. Lien

By Patrick A. Narbel,Jan Petter Hansen,Jan R. Lien

This is an easy-to-read textbook offering the reader with the foundation to appreciate the key power applied sciences from a actual and low-cost perspective.

The trip in the course of the publication starts off with a few history concept at the physics and economics of strength. significant strength applied sciences (fossil, nuclear and renewable) are explored in-depth, explaining how they paintings and the prices concerned. ultimately, the adventure ends via exploring the technical and fiscal feasibility of offering the realm via 2050 with sustainable strength only.

Numerous examples are supplied to permit the reader to narrate vital ideas to real-life. The reader’s figuring out of the cloth can then be verified utilizing the workouts on the finish of every chapter.

This textbook is the 1st to entirely current the physics and the economics of power. it really is meant for graduate scholars and practitioners attracted to the sphere of strength. It additionally allows the overall reader to differentiate among political assertion and fact.

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