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Published: 26 September 1996

272 Pages | 143 linecuts, 2 halftones

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195095722

Bookseller Code (04)


Direct Energy Conversion

Fundamentals of Electric Power Production

Reiner Decher

This book is written for the engineer with an interest in the performance of energy conversion processes that involve direct methods of producing electric power from heat and other primary resources. A physical and quantitative understanding of the limitations of a number of commercially interesting methods are developed to allow the reader assessment of the technologies for specific applications.