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Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology, Second Edition - Four Volume Set (Print)

Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology, Second Edition - Four Volume Set (Print)

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Sohail Anwar

November 14, 2014

Using limited energy resources in sustainable ways, energy engineers and technologists have made our lives comfortable and affordable. However, due to an expanding world population, global energy resources are being increasingly strained. Considering this scenario, effective energy management, energ...

Energy Intermittency

Energy Intermittency

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Bent Sorensen

November 7, 2014

The first book to consider intermittency as a key point of an energy system, Energy Intermittency describes different levels of variability for traditional and renewable energy sources, presenting detailed solutions for handling energy intermittency through trade, collaboration, demand management, a...

Biohydrogen Production: Fundamentals and Technology Advances

Biohydrogen Production: Fundamentals and Technology Advances

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Debabrata Das, Namita Khanna, Chitralekha Nag Dasgupta

February 21, 2014

Biohydrogen Production: Fundamentals and Technology Advances covers the fundamentals of biohydrogen production technology, including microbiology, biochemistry, feedstock requirements, and molecular biology of the biological hydrogen production processes. It also gives insight into scale-up problems...

Water for Energy and Fuel Production

Water for Energy and Fuel Production

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Yatish T. Shah

May 16, 2014

Water, in all its forms, may be the key to an environmentally friendly energy economy. Water is free, there is plenty of it, plus it carries what is generally believed to be the best long-term source of green energy—hydrogen. Water for Energy and Fuel Production explores the many roles of water in...

Solar Energy: Application, Economics, and Public Perception

Solar Energy: Application, Economics, and Public Perception

Muyiwa Adaramola

October 24, 2014

Due to climate change, the rise in energy demand, and issues of energy security, more countries are being forced to reexamine their energy policies and consider more renewable sources of energy. Solar power is expected to play a significant role in the changing face of energy economies, due in a...

Green Building, Materials and Civil Engineering

Green Building, Materials and Civil Engineering

Jimmy C.M. Kao, Wen-Pei Sung, Ran Chen

October 21, 2014

This book contains selected Green Building, Materials and Civil Engineering related papers from the 2014 4th International Conference on Green Building, Materials and Civil Engineering (GBMCE 2014) which was held in Hong Kong, August 21-22, 2014. This proceedings volume aims to provide a platform...

Geothermal Energy: Renewable Energy and the Environment, Second Edition

Geothermal Energy: Renewable Energy and the Environment, Second Edition

William E. Glassley

October 13, 2014

An In-Depth Introduction to Geothermal Energy Addressing significant changes in the energy markets since the first edition, Geothermal Energy: Renewable Energy and the Environment, Second Edition expounds on the geothermal industry, exploring the expansion, growth, and development of geothermal...

Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells: Physical Principles of Materials and Operation

Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells: Physical Principles of Materials and Operation

Michael Eikerling, Andrei Kulikovsky

September 23, 2014

The book provides a systematic and profound account of scientific challenges in fuel cell research. The introductory chapters bring readers up to date on the urgency and implications of the global energy challenge, the prospects of electrochemical energy conversion technologies, and the...

Lean Waste Stream: Reducing Material Use and Garbage Using Lean Principles

Lean Waste Stream: Reducing Material Use and Garbage Using Lean Principles

Marc Jensen

September 10, 2014

The fact that a process produces garbage is a testament to design inefficiency, and this book explains how to use the nature of that garbage to pinpoint and eliminate those inefficiencies. Lean Waste Stream: Reducing Material Use and Garbage Using Lean Principles supplies an unprecedented look at...

Sustainable Watershed Management

Sustainable Watershed Management

I. Ethem Gonenc, John P. Wolflin, Rosemarie C. Russo

September 09, 2014

This proceedings volume contains papers and extended abstracts presented at the International Conference on Sustainable Watershed Management (SuWaMa 2014). The Conference was the second in a series of Sustainable Watershed Management Conferences. The objective of the Conference Series was to...

A Novel Green Treatment for Textiles: Plasma Treatment as a Sustainable Technology

A Novel Green Treatment for Textiles: Plasma Treatment as a Sustainable Technology

Chi-wai Kan

September 02, 2014

Industries worldwide have been impacted by environmental regulations, economics, and ultimately consumers, which has led to more thought about the development of sustainable products. The textile industry is no exception. The preparation, dyeing, and finishing of textile fibres requires large...

Nanotechnology 2014: Technical Proceedings of the 2014 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo (Volumes 1-3)

Nanotechnology 2014: Technical Proceedings of the 2014 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo (Volumes 1-3)

NSTI

August 01, 2014

NSTI’s nanotechnology conferences have built a tradition of being the most prestigious forum in the world for leading nano scientists, and Nanotech 2014 is no exception. Top nano scientists offer an up-to-date global perspective on the latest developments in nanotechnology. More than mere...

Encyclopedia of Natural Resources - Land - Volume I

Encyclopedia of Natural Resources - Land - Volume I

Yeqiao Wang

July 23, 2014

With unprecedented attention on global change, the current debate revolves around the availability and sustainability of natural resources and how to achieve equilibrium between what society demands from natural environments and what the natural resource base can provide. A full understanding of...

Encyclopedia of Natural Resources - Water and Air - Vol II

Encyclopedia of Natural Resources - Water and Air - Vol II

Yeqiao Wang

July 23, 2014

With unprecedented attention on global change, the current debate revolves around the availability and sustainability of natural resources and how to achieve equilibrium between what society demands from natural environments and what the natural resource base can provide. A full understanding of...

Encyclopedia of Natural Resources - Two-Volume Set (Print)

Encyclopedia of Natural Resources - Two-Volume Set (Print)

Yeqiao Wang

July 23, 2014

With unprecedented attention on global change, the current debate revolves around the availability and sustainability of natural resources and how to achieve equilibrium between what society demands from natural environments and what the natural resource base can provide. A full understanding of...

Energy Conservation Guidebook, Third Edition

Energy Conservation Guidebook, Third Edition

Dale R. Patrick, Stephen W. Fardo, Ray E. Richardson, Brian W. Fardo

July 15, 2014

Revised and edited, this new third edition reference covers the full scope of energy management techniques and applications for new and existing buildings, with emphasis on the "systems" approach to developing an effective overall energy management strategy. Foremost in the enhancements to the new...