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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...

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Improving Air Quality: Two Interrelated Global Challenges

1st Edition

Larry E. Erickson, Gary Brase
November 18, 2019

The world’s atmosphere is a common resource. Air quality, along with energy, transportation, and climate change have significant impacts on our lives and this book helps readers understand the changes happening at the nexus of these areas, as they relate to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and...

Small-Scale Renewable Energy Systems: Independent Electricity for Community, Business and Home

1st Edition

Sven Ruin, Göran Sidén
October 28, 2019

A revolution is ongoing in the field of small-scale energy solutions, which can enable lower impact on the environment, more robust supply and self-determination. Solar power and other forms of renewable energy sources, which you can implement to generate your own electricity, are growing quickly....

Membrane Technology for CO2 Sequestration

1st Edition

Zeinab Abbas Jawad
April 03, 2019

This book addresses the fundamentals of CO2 storage for long-term sequestration in a subsurface geologic formation. In general, membrane gas separation can find a large room of application in flue gas. To achieve the development of this technology on a larger scale than which is possible in...

A Practical Guide to Construction of Hydropower Facilities

1st Edition

Suchintya Kumar Sur
March 26, 2019

This book deals with the narratives of water to watt, which includes elementary conceptual design, modern planning, scheduling and monitoring systems, and extensive pre- and post-investigations pertaining to hydropower facilities. It also includes explorations to ensure aspects of dam safety...

Waste to Sustainable Energy: MFCs – Prospects through Prognosis

1st Edition

Lakhveer Singh, Durga Madhab Mahapatra
March 06, 2019

With no emissions and water as a byproduct, the globe could imagine a sustainable and resilient human kind that obliterates any possible chances of future climate change. With increased globalization, there has been an unprecedented escalation in production processes thus generating valued products...

Green Chemistry for Environmental Sustainability

1st Edition

Sanjay K. Sharma, Ackmez Mudhoo
March 05, 2019

When the Nobel Prize Committee recognized the importance of green chemistry with its 2005 Nobel Prize for Chemistry, this relatively new science came into its own. Although no concerted agreement has been reached yet about the exact content and limits of this interdisciplinary discipline, there...

Power System Protection in Smart Grid Environment

1st Edition

Ramesh Bansal
December 18, 2018

With distributed generation interconnection power flow becoming bidirectional, culminating in network problems, smart grids aid in electricity generation, transmission, substations, distribution and consumption to achieve a system that is clean, safe (protected), secure, reliable, efficient, and...

Power Engineering: Advances and Challenges Part B: Electrical Power

1st Edition

Viorel Badescu, George Cristian Lazaroiu, Linda Barelli
December 17, 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....

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...

Water Management: Social and Technological Perspectives

1st Edition

Iqbal M. Mujtaba, Thokozani Majozi, Mutiu Kolade Amosa
October 30, 2018

Exponential growth in population and improved standards of living demand increasing amount of freshwater and are putting serious strain on the quantity of naturally available freshwater worldwide. Water Management: Social and Technological Perspectives discusses developments in energy-efficient...

Sugar Palm Biofibers, Biopolymers, and Biocomposites

1st Edition

S. M. Sapuan, J. Sahari, M.R. Ishak, M.L. Sanyang
October 09, 2018

Natural fibre composites are increasingly being viewed as viable and environmentally responsible alternatives to synthetic fibre composites and plastics. Sugar Palm Biofibers, Biopolymers, and Biocomposites considers the use of sugar palm fibres for materials development and application. It offers...

Principles of Sustainable Energy Systems, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Charles F. Kutscher, Jana B. Milford, Frank Kreith
September 18, 2018

PRINCIPLES OF SUSTAINABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS, Third Edition, surveys the range of sustainable energy sources and the tools that engineers, scientists, managers, and policy makers use to analyze energy generation, usage, and future trends. The text provides complete and up-to-date coverage of all...

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