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Energy Conversion Engineering

Towards Low CO2 Power and Fuels


Ahmed F. Ghoniem, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


This unique textbook equips students with the theoretical and practical tools needed to model, design, and build efficient and clean low-carbon energy systems. Students are introduced to thermodynamics principles including chemical and electrochemical thermodynamics, moving onto applications in real-world energy systems, demonstrating the connection between fundamental concepts and theoretical analysis, modelling, application, and design. Topics gradually increase in complexity, nurturing student confidence as they build towards the use of advanced concepts and models for low to zero carbon energy conversion…

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Key features

  • Interdisciplinary approach offers a broad perspective on energy systems, ensuring students are equipped with the knowledge base required to model and design efficient and clean energy conversion processes
  • Covers essential theoretical fundamentals spanning mechanical, chemical, and nuclear engineering, and materials science
  • Includes over 350 figures to clearly illustrate concepts and reinforce understanding

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