CART

(0) items

Electricity from Wave and Tide An Introduction,9781118701669
This item qualifies for
FREE SHIPPING!

FREE SHIPPING OVER $59!

Your order must be $59 or more, you must select US Postal Service Shipping as your shipping preference, and the "Group my items into as few shipments as possible" option when you place your order.

Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace Items, eBooks, Apparel, and DVDs not included.

Electricity from Wave and Tide An Introduction

by
Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9781118701669

ISBN10:
1118701666
Format:
eBook
Pub. Date:
10/1/2013
Publisher(s):
Wiley
List Price: $85.00

Rent Textbook

(Recommended)
 
Term
Due
Price
$76.50

Buy New Textbook

Currently Available, Usually Ships in 24-48 Hours
N9781118701669
$82.88

Used Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

eTextbook

We're Sorry
Not Available

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 10/1/2013.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.

Summary

A concise yet technically authoritative overview of modern marine energy devices with the goal of sustainable electricity generation

With 165 full-colour illustrations and photographs of devices at an advanced stage, the book provides inspiring case studies of today’s most promising marine energy devices and developments, including full-scale grid-connected prototypes tested in sea conditions. It also covers the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland, where many of the devices are assessed.

Topics discussed:

  • global resources – drawing energy from the World’s waves and tides
  • history of wave and tidal stream systems
  • theoretical background to modern developments
  • conversion of marine energy into grid electricity
  • modern wave energy converters and tidal stream energy converters

This book is aimed at a wide readership including professionals, policy makers and employees in the energy sector needing an introduction to marine energy. Its descriptive style and technical level will also appeal to students of renewable energy, and the growing number of people who wish to understand how marine devices can contribute to carbon-free electricity generation in the 21st century.

Author Biography

Dr Paul A. Lynn, Consultant, UK

Paul Lynn was Founding Managing Editor of the successful and highly prestigious Wiley journal, Progress in Photovoltaics,from 1993 until 2006. He was formally Assistant Lecturer at Imperial College London and Lecturer and Reader in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Bristol from 1969 until 1984.

As a retired academic, Paul Lynn’s continued interest in renewable energy includes designing and building solar-powered boats. He designed and constructed the catamaran that completed the first ever solar-powered voyage along the non-Tidal Thames in 2003. He was awarded 1st and 2nd prizes in the Sustainable Transport section at the Royal Bath & West show in 2008 for two more recent solar catamarans.

Paul Lynn has written six technical books to date and is author of over 50 technical papers and articles.



Please wait while the item is added to your cart...