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Geothermal Water Management

1st Edition

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Jochen Bundschuh, Barbara Tomaszewska
August 8, 2017

Availability of and adequate accessibility to freshwater and energy are two key technological and scientific problems of global significance. At the end of the 20th century, the deficit of water for human consumption and economic application forced us to focus on rational use of resources. Increasin...

Geothermal, Wind and Solar Energy Applications in Agriculture and Aquaculture

1st Edition

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Jochen Bundschuh, Guangnan Chen, D. Chandrasekharam, Janusz Piechocki
July 17, 2017

The agri-food chain consumes about one third of the world’s energy production with about 12% of it for crop production and nearly 80% for processing, distribution, retail, preparation and cooking. The agri-food chain also accounts for 80-90% of total global freshwater use where 70% alone is for ir...

Energy Intermittency

1st Edition

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Bent Sorensen
November 10, 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...

Biomass to Renewable Energy Processes

2nd Edition

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Jay Cheng
October 10, 2017

Biomass to Renewable Energy Processes, Second Edition, explains the theories of biological processes, biomass materials and logistics, and conversion technologies for bioenergy products such as biogas, ethanol, butanol, biodiesel, and synthetic gases. The book discusses anaerobic digestion of waste ...

Synthesis Green Metrics: Problems, Exercises, and Solutions

1st Edition

John Andraos
December 14, 2018

Green chemistry promotes improved syntheses as an intellectual endeavour that can have a great impact both on preserving and utilizing our planet’s finite resources and the quality of human life. This masterful accomplishment provides an evaluation of environmental impact metrics according to life...

Advances in Microwave Chemistry

1st Edition

Bimal K Banik, Debasish Bandyopadhyay
December 13, 2018

Advances in Microwave Chemistry discusses the novel bond formation methodologies, synergistic effects of microwaves with other entities, sample preparation including digestion, combustion, and extraction techniques, as well as selectivity in chemical processes. Recent updates are provided on...

Environmental Science: Society, Nature, and Technology

1st Edition

Takashiro Akitsu
December 13, 2018

This book presents the current aspects of environmental issues in view of chemical processes particularly with respect to two facets: social sciences along with chemistry and natural sciences. The former facet explores the environmental economics and policies along with chemical engineering or...

Sustainable Construction Materials: Recycled Spent Garnet

1st Edition

Habeeb Lateef Muttashar Alzuabidi
December 13, 2018

Rapid industrial growth has witnessed the ever-increasing utilization of sand from rivers for various construction purposes, which has caused disruption to natural ecosystems. Sustainable Construction Materials: Recycled Spent Garnet presents an investigation into the capacity for these minerals to...

Marine Macro- and Microalgae: An Overview

1st Edition

F. Xavier Malcata, Isabel Sousa Pinto, A. Catarina Guedes
December 06, 2018

The marine environment accounts for most of the biodiversity on our planet, while offering a huge potential for the benefit and wellbeing of mankind. Its extensive resources already constitute the basis of many economic activities – but many more are expected in coming years. This...

Power Engineering: Advances and Challenges Part B: Electrical Power

1st Edition

Viorel Badescu, George Cristian Lazaroiu, Linda Barelli
December 06, 2018

Traditionally, power engineering has been a subfield of energy engineering and electrical engineering which deals with the generation, transmission, distribution and utilization of electric power and the electrical devices connected to such systems including generators, motors and transformers....

Renewable Energy Systems from Biomass: Efficiency, Innovation and Sustainability

1st Edition

Vladimir Strezov, Hossain Md. Anawar
December 03, 2018

New innovations are needed for the invention of more efficient, affordable, sustainable and renewable energy systems, as well as for the mitigation of climate change and global environmental issues. In response to a fast-growing interest in the realm of renewable energy, Renewable Energy Systems:...

Reaction Green Metrics: Problems, Exercises, and Solutions

1st Edition

John Andraos
December 03, 2018

This book contains a series of exercises and problems posed in the subject of green metrics. Essentially it is a "how to" book on evaluating the material efficiency, environmental impact, safety-hazard impact, and energy efficiency of any kind of chemical reaction or synthesis plan. Only the...

Geothermal Systems and Energy Resources: Turkey and Greece

1st Edition

Alper Baba, Jochen Bundschuh, D. Chandrasekharam
November 30, 2018

In the region comprising Turkey and Greece, people have been using water from geothermal sources for bathing and washing of clothes since ancient times. This region falls within the Alpine-Himalayan orogenic belt and hence is a locus of active volcanism and tectonism and experiences frequent...

Green Consumerism: Perspectives, Sustainability, and Behavior

1st Edition

Ruchika Singh Malyan, Punita Duhan
November 15, 2018

This new volume, Green Consumerism: The Behavior of New Age Consumer, provides a holistic understanding the importance of promoting green products and discusses consumers’ buying intentions and decisions. The chapters consider consumer behavior theory in the context of green or ecologically...

Wind Energy: Renewable Energy and the Environment

3rd Edition

Vaughn Nelson, Kenneth Starcher
November 12, 2018

The utilization of wind power and other renewable energy sources has been growing at a phenomenal rate. Wind Energy, Third Edition explores the wind industry from its inception in the 1970s to today; presents the design, aerodynamics, operation, control, applications, as well as different types of...

Constructing Metropolitan Space: Actors, Policies and Processes of Rescaling in World Metropolises

1st Edition

Jill Simone Gross, Enrico Gualini, Lin Ye
November 09, 2018

There is little question today that processes of globalization affect national and local economies, governance processes, and conditions for economic competitiveness in the major urban regions of the world. In most liberal-democratic countries, these processes are occurring according to a...

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