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The Sun, Energy, and Climate Change

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Lingua: Inglese


Pubblicazione: 01/2023
Edizione: 1st ed. 2023


The Sun, Energy, and Climate Change conveys one central idea – that we can utilize energy without continuing to harm the planet by increasing our reliance on energy from the sun. This accessible guide stresses the sun’s importance as our ultimate energy source by focusing on climate change from an energy perspective and explains the naturally balanced energy transfer from the sun to the earth and society’s consumption of this energy. 

This book is for anyone worried about environmental damage from our reliance on fossil fuels and the global fight against climate change. The key message being we do not have to accept the inevitable and can work to prevent the worst.


Formation of The Sun and The Planets.- Energy Sources on Earth.- Energy from the Sun.- Energy Without the Sun.- Environmental Concerns Arising from Human Energy Consumption.- Energy Mix Around the World.


Eklas Hossain, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Boise State University, Idaho. He has worked in distributed power systems and renewable energy integration for over ten years and has published widely in this field. He is a registered Professional Engineer (PE) in the state of Oregon and a Certified Energy Manager (CEM) and Renewable Energy Professional (REP). Dr. Hossain received his Ph.D. in 2016 from the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee (UWM). He received his MS in Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering from the International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia, in 2010 and a BS in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Khulna University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh, in 2006. His research interests include the modeling, analysis, design, and control of power electronic devices, energy storage systems, renewable energy sources, the integration of distributed generation systems, microgrid and smart grid applications, robotics, and advanced control systems. Previously, he was involved with several research projects on renewable energy and grid-tied microgrid systems at the Oregon Institute of Technology, as an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy, and as a Senior Electrical Consultant at RRC Power and Energy. He is a senior member of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) and the IEEE. Dr. Hossain is the author of the books Excel Crash Course for Engineers and MATLAB and Simulink Crash Course for Engineers, co-author of Renewable Energy Crash Course: A Concise Introduction and Photovoltaic Systems: Fundamentals and Applications, and is working on several other book projects. With his dedicated research team, Dr. Hossain is exploring methods to make electric power systems more sustainable, cost-effective, and secure through extensive research and analysis on energy storage, microgrid systems, and renewable energy sources.

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Condizione: Nuovo
Dimensioni: 235 x 155 mm Ø 883 gr
Formato: Copertina rigida
Illustration Notes:XIX, 405 p. 193 illus., 189 illus. in color.
Pagine Arabe: 405
Pagine Romane: xix

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