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At last, a comprehensive introductory text dealing with the emerging field of Green Technology. This 784-page text is written in an easy-to-read manner, yet is brimming with the latest technical information that brings an amazing clarity to this emerging field. Utilizing all the STEM techniques (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) - as well as 330 tables and diagrams - students will find the concepts presented in full, from the theory to the practical. Chapters include: * The Brief History of Fossil Fuels * Energy and Power Basics * Passive Solar Systems * Active Solar Systems (PV and solar thermal) * Installing and Designing Residential-Scale Photovoltaic Systems * Wind Power Basics * Wind Design and Installation * Fuel Cells * Biomass and Biofuels * Hydropower * Energy Conservation * Green Building * Transportation * Environmental Compliance and Monitoring * nuclear power * geothermal heating and cooling systems * Smart Grid * Ocean power This text is designed as an introduction to Green Technology for students in technical schools or entry-level college students. Many of the concepts have been correlated with industry certification programs such as those offered by ETA (Electronic Technicians Association). It can be used as a stand-alone text or in tandem with hands-on lab modules offered by Marcraft (www.marcraft.com). A full-featured instructor's guide is available for the course. Answers for all of the end-of-chapter quiz questions are included along with a paragraph reference in the chapter where that item is covered.
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Book Description Educational Technologies Group, 2009. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111581221118