Table of contents for Renewable energy conversion, transmission, and storage / Bent Sorensen.

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Contents
Preface
Contents
Units and Conversion factors
 Chapter 1. Introduction
I. General principles
 Chapter 2. Basic principles of energy conversion
 Chapter 3. Thermodynamic engine cycles
II. Heat energy conversion processes
 Chapter 4. Direct thermoelectric conversion
 Chapter 5. Engine conversion of solar energy
 Chapter 6. Heat pumps
 Chapter 7. Geothermal and ocean-thermal energy conversion
III. Mechanical energy conversion processes
 Chapter 8. Basic description of flow-driven converters
 Chapter 9. Propeller-type converters
 Chapter 10. Cross-wind and other alternative converter concepts
 Chapter 11. Hydro and tidal energy conversion
 Chapter 12. Magneto hydrodynamic converters
 Chapter 13. Wave energy converters
IV. Solar radiation conversion processes
 Chapter 14. Photovoltaic conversion
 Chapter 15. Photo-electrochemical conversion
 Chapter 16. Solar thermal conversion
 Chapter 17. Solar thermal electricity generators
 Chapter 18. Solar cooling and other applications
V. Electrochemical energy conversion processes
 Chapter 19. Fuel cells
 Chapter 20. Other electrochemical energy conversion
VI. Bioenergy conversion processes
 Chapter 21. Combustion
 Chapter 22. Biological conversion into gaseous fuels
 Chapter 23. Biological conversion into liquid fuels
 Chapter 24. Thermochemical conversion to gaseous and other fuels
VII. Energy Transmission
 Chapter 25. Heat transmission
 Chapter 26. Power transmission
 Chapter 27. Fuel transmission
VIII. Heat storage
 Chapter 28. Heat capacity storage
 Chapter 29. Latent heat and chemical transformation storage
IX. High-quality energy storage
 Chapter 30. Pumped hydro storage
 Chapter 31. Flywheels
 Chapter 32. Compressed gas storage
 Chapter 33. Battery storage
 Chapter 34. Other storage forms
Mini-projects and exercises
References
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Renewable energy sources.