Newsletter   Secure Checkout   Shopping Cart (0 Items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

Solar Energy -- the State of the Art: ISES Position Papers [Hardcover]

Our Price $ 176.80  
Item Number 274733  
Buy New $176.80
Available on the Internet only.

Item description for Solar Energy -- the State of the Art: ISES Position Papers by Jeffrey Gordon...

It is rare that a book draws together the knowledge and experience of scientists, each a world leader in their discipline, to create a work that presents the state of the art in a field as rich and diverse as solar energy.
In Solar Energy -- the State of the Art this aim has been achieved. The book comprises 12 individual chapters, each dedicated to one of the major solar energy sub-disciplines and authored by an internationally recognized expert in the field. Areas covered range from solar radiation and meteorology, solar collectors and concentrators, solar energy and the built environment, to solar thermal electricity, photovoltaics, wind energy and the potential cost of ignoring solar energy resources. The papers examine the technology and field in question, discuss the rudiments and major applications, review the current science and technology and explore the remaining challenges for the future.

TOPICS include:
* solar and natural resources for a better efficiency in the built environment
* glazings and coatings
* selectively solar-absorbing coatings
* solar collectors
* solar water heating
* photovoltaic physics and devices
* solar concentrators
* the cost of pollution and the benefit of solar energy
* solar process heat: distillation, drying, agricultural and industrial uses
* solar resource assessment: a review
* solar thermal electricity
* wind energy review

Solar Energy -- the State of the Art is an essential reference work for all solar energy practitioners, students, researchers and engineers wishing to gain a broad-based understanding of the theory, technology, applications and issues surrounding the broad, interdisciplinary field of solar energy. The book will form an important component of any library's solar energy holding and will be of particular benefit as an academic reference, as well as being of practical value to professionals who wish to gain a clear understanding of the concepts required to move forward in this field.

Solar Energy -- the State of the Art is an initiative of the International Solar Energy Society (ISES).

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Pages   720
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.37" Width: 6.38" Height: 1.81"
Weight:   3.09 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Publisher   Earthscan Publications Ltd.
ISBN  1902916239  
ISBN13  9781902916231  

Availability  57 units.
Availability accurate as of Oct 23, 2016 02:24.
Usually ships within one to two business days from La Vergne, TN.
Orders shipping to an address other than a confirmed Credit Card / Paypal Billing address may incur and additional processing delay.

More About Jeffrey Gordon

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Jeffrey Gordon holds the rank of professor at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (Israel) in the Department of Energy and Environmental Physics at the Blaustein Institute and the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He received his PhD from Brown University in 1976. He serves as an associate editor of the journal Solar Energy and has authored numerous papers in the areas of solar concentrator optics, solar thermal engineering and photovoltaics

Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Business & Investing > Economics > General
2Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Engineering > Environmental > General
3Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Professional Science > Earth Sciences > Environmental Science
4Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Professional Science > Physics > Energy
5Books > Subjects > Science > Earth Sciences > Environmental Science
6Books > Subjects > Science > General
7Books > Subjects > Science > Physics > Energy
8Books > Subjects > Science > Reference > General
9Books > Subjects > Science > Technology > General & Reference
10Books > Subjects > Science > Technology > Renewable Energy

Reviews - What do customers think about Solar Energy -- the State of the Art: ISES Position Papers?

Be the first to write a review about Solar Energy -- the State of the Art: ISES Position Papers

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding Solar Energy -- the State of the Art: ISES Position Papers

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy