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Tidal power : harnessing energy from water currents / Victor Lyatkher ; cover design by Kris Hackerott.

Author/Creator:
Li͡atkher, V. M. (Viktor Mikhaĭlovich), author.
Publication:
Beverly, Massachusetts ; Hoboken, New Jersey : Scrivener Publishing : Wiley, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (395 p.)
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Subjects:
Tidal power.
Tidal power-plants.
Hydraulic turbines.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
As the global supply of conventional energy sources, such as fossil fuels, dwindles and becomes more and more expensive, unconventional and renewable sources of energy, such as power generation from water sources, is becoming more and more important. Hydropower has been around for decades, but this book suggests new methods that are more cost-effective and less intrusive to the environment for creating power sources from rivers, the tides, and other sources of water. The energy available from water currents is potentially much greater than society's needs. Presenting a detai
Contents:
Marine hydro kinetic- MHK 1
Rivers (channels) power plants without a dam
Low-speed hydro-kinetic turbines
Large power hydro turbines
Examples of turbines produced
Water current power-looking to the future.
Notes:
Includes index.
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Hackerott, Kris, cover designer.
ISBN:
1-118-72096-2
1-118-72109-8
1-118-72103-9
OCLC:
878555606