About the Book:
The Second Edition of the book incorporates information on new energy delivering materials such as biofuels, high energy materials like hydrogen, direct energy conversion techniques, fuel cells and energy audit. While retaining the basic structure of the earlier edition, the contents are improved based on feedback received from the teachers and student community.
· Covers latest technologies and energy systems, with environmental perspectives.
1. Introduction, 2. Energy, Work & Power, 3. Energy Thermodynamics, 4. Fossil Fuels, 5. Solar Energy, 6. Hydro Energy, 7. Ocean Energy, 8. Wind Energy, 9. Geothermal Energy, 10. Biomass, 11. Batteries and Electric power, 12. Nuclear Energy, 13. Conversion of matter into more useful forms, 14. Storage of Energy, 15. Direct Energy Conversion, 16. Energy Scenario – India, 17. Energy Audit
About the Author:
M. V. R. Koteswara Rao is presently a Guest Faculty at Institute of Science and Technology, JNTU, Hyderabad. He has a Ph.D in Chemistry for Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc) Bangalore. He retired as a senior scientist from DRDO, where he worked on Energy Systems. His monograph “Environment in Submarines” was published by DRDO, Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India.