This interesting book aims to contrast the existing and developing generating systems typically in the range 1kW to 2MW for use in hospitals, supermarkets, leisure centres, government and commercial building and domestic housing generally and for direct connection to the grid. COMPLETE CONTENTS Renewable energy in the UK a an issue of scale Wind turbines a a reviewof smaller units Run of river hydro for the UK and overseas Small hydro for remote areas a an international view Micro CHP a energy services and smart metering Micro combined heat and power Stirling engine based microenergy systems Running microturbines on biogas Community biomass gasification CHP Really small micro-scale generation (PV) The aRICTa engine in micro energy and CHP systems Pressurized hybrid fuel cell system Reinventing electricity distribution Micro Energy Systems will be useful to project developers, power generators, local government and building services engineers in the industrial and commercial sector in the UK and throughout the world.design. schemes. of. Stirling. engines. There are three main layouts of modern Stirling machines - so-called alpha, beta, and gamma configurations. Figure 8.8 shows a a#39;Va#39;-type single-acting alpha engine, which has two separate cylinders withanbsp;...
|Title||:||Micro Energy Systems|
|Author||:||Mike Knowles, Ian Burdon, Bob Beith|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2004-11-05|