Preface to the Third Edition


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Preface to the Third Edition
Preface to the Third EditionThe goal of the third edition of Energy Systems Engineering remains the same as that of the first two: to provide both professional engineers and engineering students interested in energy systems with essential knowledge of major energy technologies, including how they work, how they are quantitatively evaluated, what they cost, and what is their benefit or impact on the natural environment. A second goal is to provide the reader with an overview of the context within which these systems are being implemented and updated today and into the future. Perhaps at no time in recent history has society faced such challenges in the energy field: the yearning to provide a better quality of life to all people, especially those in …
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Francis M. Vanek, Ph.D.; Louis D. Albright, Ph.D.; Largus T. Angenent, Ph.D.: Energy Systems Engineering: Evaluation and Implementation, Third Edition. Preface to the Third Edition, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2016 2012 2008), AccessEngineering Export