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The revision of this text hallmark text on Solar Energy has been done keeping in mind the current scenario in Solar Energy requirements. As a result the book is updated with the energy scenario and the various applications of solar energy being used today. Numerous new topics comparison tables solved and unsolved problems, have been added and changes have been made to cater to the changing requirements of the students.
Applications of Phase change materials and Telecommunication Sheds described. Enhanced coverage on Solar Cells. Discussion on Bio-diesel, and updated info on Biogas and Biomass Gasification.
Pedagogy includes: Solved Examples: 70 Practice Problems:110.