The Resource Physics of solar energy, C. Julian Chen

Physics of solar energy, C. Julian Chen

Label
Physics of solar energy
Title
Physics of solar energy
Statement of responsibility
C. Julian Chen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This book covers the fundamental physics of the most abundant energy resource available to human society--solar energy. Similar to other technologies, the first step to achieving success is to have a firm understanding of the basic science of solar energy and its use. The subject matter of this text is designed to give the reader this solid footing, which will be the basis of research and the development of new solar engineering technologies. Homework problems and exercises to reinforce the contents along with a solutions manual for instructors."--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DG1
Dewey number
621.47
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
TJ811
LC item number
.C54 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Physics of solar energy, C. Julian Chen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Frontmatter -- Color Plates -- Introduction -- Nature of Solar Radiation -- Origin of Solar Energy -- Tracking Sunlight -- Interaction of Sunlight with Earth -- Thermodynamics of Solar Energy -- Quantum Transitions -- -Junctions -- Semiconductor Solar Cells -- Solar Electrochemistry -- Solar Thermal Energy -- Energy Storage -- Building with Sunshine -- Appendix A: Energy Unit Conversion -- Appendix B: Spherical Trigonometry -- Appendix C: Quantum Mechanics Primer -- Appendix D: Statistics of Particles -- Appendix E: AM1.5 Reference Solar Spectrum -- List of Symbols -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocn747545862
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvi, 326 pages, [16] pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118044582
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613246516
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 10.1002/9781118172841
  • 2d441080-1fba-4926-af4b-c6d710a8d7c4
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b26487822
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)747545862
  • pebcs1118044576

Library Locations

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