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Best practices for the design and operation of whole energy systems At a time of global changes to energy systems and the adoption of new ideas and technologies to reduce emissions and costs, Energy Systems Design and Operationpresents methods and practices to determine the best use of energy and the best concept to adopt for an energy system in a given situation. Written by a renowned expert in the field, this book presents a formal, unified method to conceive of, design, and operate the most appropriate energy system for any chosen criteria. Energy Systems Design and Operation Presents a unified method that deals with all kinds of energy and energy systemscoal, solar, oil, wind, gas, and nuclear Offers downloadable demonstration computer programs and source code to help you establish a cohesive approach to engineering energy systems within your own field Compares costs and consequences of energy system alternatives Provides immediate practical benefitsuniform language and communication, common training and computer programs, built-in optimization, coordinated research and development, and universal recognition
Table of Contents
1. A Reason 2. The Task 3. Formalize 4. Unify 5. Compute 6. Demonstrate 7. Critique Appendix A. Algorithm Appendix B. Specifications Appendix C. Techniques Appendix D. Examples Appendix E. Definitions Appendix F. Abbreviations Appendix G. Dictionary Appendix H. Bibliography Installation Instructions for Software Collection Index