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Fundamentals of Renewable Energy Processes, 3rd Edition by Aldo V. da Rosa

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Foreword to the Third Edition

Think of the field of energy endeavors as having two dimensions: it has a breadth (or width) that encompasses all the scientific aspects of the various technologies used or proposed for the generation, storage, delivery, and utilization of energy. This breadth is open ended—it is always possible to suggest a new way to handle energy. A book that proposed to fully cover all topics would be an encyclopedia of unlimited size. Thus, there is a need to select what a book should cover, a selection that is necessarily arbitrary, frequently left at the whim of the author.

The energy activity field has also a depth (or height) that measures the path of the implementation of any energy system, the path of translating a sound ...

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