energy and the environment



Peter E Hodgson Nuclear Power, Energy and the Environment Peter E Hodgson Nuclear Power, Energy and the Environment Новинка

Peter E Hodgson Nuclear Power, Energy and the Environment

6264 руб.
We need energy to warm and light our homes, to power our transport and communications, and to support our manufacturing industries. Can we obtain enough energy to satisfy the needs of a rapidly increasing world population without, at the same time, devastating the earth? Is nuclear power the way to do this?This book surveys available energy sources and their effects on the environment in the context of moral imperatives and political realities.
Mrityunjay Singh Ceramics for Environmental Systems Mrityunjay Singh Ceramics for Environmental Systems Новинка

Mrityunjay Singh Ceramics for Environmental Systems

13556.87 руб.
This volume contains a collection of 14 papers submitted from the below five symposia held during the 11th International Symposium on Ceramic Materials and Components for Energy and Environmental Applications (CMCEE-11), June 14-19, 2015 in Vancouver, BC, Canada: Photocatalysts for Energy and Environmental Applications Advanced Functional Materials, Devices, and Systems for the Environment Geopolymers, Inorganic Polymer Ceramics and Sustainable Composites Macroporous Ceramics For Environmental and Energy Applications Advanced Sensors for Energy, Environment, and Health Applications
Jay Hakes A Declaration of Energy Independence. How Freedom from Foreign Oil Can Improve National Security, Our Economy, and the Environment Jay Hakes A Declaration of Energy Independence. How Freedom from Foreign Oil Can Improve National Security, Our Economy, and the Environment Новинка

Jay Hakes A Declaration of Energy Independence. How Freedom from Foreign Oil Can Improve National Security, Our Economy, and the Environment

2222.46 руб.
If you’ve wondered about how America can break links between oil consumption, terrorism, and the war in Iraq, A Declaration of Energy Independence: How Freedom from Foreign Oil Can Improve National Security, Our Economy, and the Environment will show you how our country can gain energy independence and solve its energy crisis. Written by a top energy expert, this book outlines seven economically and politically viable ways America can more efficiently use and produce energy. Find out how carbon fuels negatively impact our lives and understand the political framework of the energy crisis.
P. Raven, L. Berg, G. Johnson Environment. Second Edition P. Raven, L. Berg, G. Johnson Environment. Second Edition Новинка

P. Raven, L. Berg, G. Johnson Environment. Second Edition

300 руб.
Introducing environmental science and sustainability Environmental laws, economics, and ethics Ecosystems and energy Ecosystems and living organisms Ecosystems and the physical environment Major ecosystems of the world Human health and environmental toxicology Population change Addressing population issues The urban world Fossil fuels Nuclear energy Renewable energy and conservation Water: a limited resource Soil resources Mineral resources Biological resources Land resources Food resources Air pollutionИздательство - Saunders College Publishers
Michel Andre Energy and Environment Michel Andre Energy and Environment Новинка

Michel Andre Energy and Environment

13556.87 руб.
Transport systems are facing an impossible dilemma: satisfy an increasing demand for mobility of people and goods, while decreasing their fossil-energy requirements and preserving the environment. Additionally, transport has an opportunity to evolve in a changing world, with new services, technologies but also new requirements (fast delivery, reliability, improved accessibility). In this book, recent research works are reported around the triptych: “transport, energy and environment”, which demonstrates that vehicle technologies and fuels can still improve, but it is necessary to prepare their implementation (e.g. electro-mobility), to think of new services, and to involve all actors, particularly enterprises, who will be the drivers of innovation. Mitigation strategies are studied to promote innovative, multimodal and clean transports and services. Research progress is reported on air pollution, vibrations and noise, their mitigation and assessment methodologies.
Singh Kamel Environmental Management of Energy from Biofuels and Biofeedstocks Singh Kamel Environmental Management of Energy from Biofuels and Biofeedstocks Новинка

Singh Kamel Environmental Management of Energy from Biofuels and Biofeedstocks

16455.75 руб.
Biomass is a renewable resource, whose utilization has received great attention due to environmental considerations and the increasing demands of energy worldwide. Since the energy crises of the 1970s, many countries have become interested in biomass as a fuel source to expand the development of domestic and renewable energy sources, reduce the environmental impacts of energy production provide rural prosperity for its poor farmers and bolster a flat agricultural sector. Biomass energy (bioenergy) can be an important alternative in the future and a more sustainable energy. In fact, for large portions of the rural populations of developing countries, and for the poorest sections of urban populations, biomass is often the only available and affordable source of energy for satisfying basic needs as cooking and heating. The focus of this book is to present a historical overview, country perspectives, the use of biomass to produce biofuels, the current and upcoming sources of biofuels, technologies and processes for biofuel production, the various types of biofuels and, specifically, the ways and means to make biofuel production sustainable, economically feasible, minimize environmental damage and to deliver on its many promises. The Energy and Environment book series from Scrivener Publishing and series editor, James G. Speight, aims to cover the environmental impacts and social concerns of energy production in its various forms. This first volume in the Energy and the Environment series offers a comprehensive coverage of one of the fastest-growing and most important sources of energy, biofuels. Future volumes will cover oil and gas, wind and solar energy, and their environmental aspects.
Marc-Joel Fortelny The effects of corruption and counter-measures in the energy market on a regional, national and supranational level Marc-Joel Fortelny The effects of corruption and counter-measures in the energy market on a regional, national and supranational level Новинка

Marc-Joel Fortelny The effects of corruption and counter-measures in the energy market on a regional, national and supranational level

3977 руб.
Master's Thesis from the year 2013 in the subject Energy Sciences, grade: 1.00, University of Vienna (BWZ), course: Public Utility Management, language: English, abstract: The objective of this master thesis is to depict the energy environment regarding the various sources of energy, the correlation of energy mixes, various trends of transition and mainly corruption of these preceding aspects. An insight of successful and failing counter-measures is also provided.Along the analysis of numerous case studies a focus on "Extracted Key Factors" of the explored and evaluated characteristics of corruption and the energy sector is placed upon. The term corruption in an economic environment is defined as fraud, bribery, immorality and misuse of power, however the actual scope is greater, as the interdependencies of nations, economies and their corresponding interactions create disruptions and discrepancies - especially when lobbying is exploited. Misinformation and the corruption of data are the most difficult research topics, as science should not be misused in forcing an opinion with falsifying facts for instance and must not lead to technical provable contradictions.The approach to fight corruption is most likely to be efficient and successful if performed supranational on all public sectors - with adaptations to the energy sector - by all means with high collaborative efforts.
Kumar Deepak Solar Energy Modelling and Assessing Photovoltaic Energy Kumar Deepak Solar Energy Modelling and Assessing Photovoltaic Energy Новинка

Kumar Deepak Solar Energy Modelling and Assessing Photovoltaic Energy

8377 руб.
The Solar Energy is well known form of Green Energy Technology which focuses on the forms and utilizations of energy that have no, minimal, or reduced impact on environment and society. Emphasis is placed on energy diversity, energy localization, energy security, and sustainable development. The research encourages the fields of energy research, management, and conservation, especially the advanced environmentally friendly energy technologies. It provides a medium for the free exchange and discussion of ideas and information, and a record of knowledge generated and technology know-how. The recent research deals with the analytical, numerical, and experimental investigations of all aspects of energy and energy technologies, ranging from fundamentals to practical applications, from energy resources to energy consumption and the consequences of energy use. The topics being covered includes Alternative & Renewable Energy Industries; Alternative Fuels; Economics, the environmental benefits, renewable energy as a business opportunity and continue to invest in accelerating its development.
Egbert Boeker Environmental Physics. Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Egbert Boeker Environmental Physics. Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Новинка

Egbert Boeker Environmental Physics. Sustainable Energy and Climate Change

15567.07 руб.
This thoroughly revised and updated third edition focuses on the utilization of sustainable energy and mitigating climate change, serving as an introduction to physics in the context of societal problems. A distinguishing feature of the text is the discussion of spectroscopy and spectroscopic methods as a crucial means to quantitatively analyze and monitor the condition of the environment, the factors determining climate change, and all aspects of energy conversion. This textbook will be invaluable to students in physics and related subjects, and supplementary materials are available on a companion website.
Steffen Blomberg The Realisation of Offshore Wind Park Projects in Germany - Political Environment, Legal Framework Andbankability Implications Steffen Blomberg The Realisation of Offshore Wind Park Projects in Germany - Political Environment, Legal Framework Andbankability Implications Новинка

Steffen Blomberg The Realisation of Offshore Wind Park Projects in Germany - Political Environment, Legal Framework Andbankability Implications

8302 руб.
According to the German government's new energy concept that was recently introduced, renewable energies shall replace fossil and nuclear energy sources step-by-step. The offshore wind energy sector plays a key role in this new energy strategy, and shall contribute the major share of renewable energy to the future German energy mix. The purpose of this study is to examine and evaluate the applicable conditions that have to be considered by project developers and investors when realising an offshore wind park project in Germany. Firstly, it analyses the political environment for the offshore wind energy sector in Germany. Secondly, it gives an overview of the most relevant German legal statutes determining, inter alia, the establishment of wind energy priority areas, the applicable German feed-in tariff scheme, and the necessary approval process for offshore wind parks to be erected in the German exclusive economic zone. Thirdly, those potential bankability issues and financing challenges are discussed that an offshore wind park project planner might be exposed to when trying to secure a debt financing for such a sophisticated and capital-intensive project.
Javier García-Martínez Nanotechnology for the Energy Challenge Javier García-Martínez Nanotechnology for the Energy Challenge Новинка

Javier García-Martínez Nanotechnology for the Energy Challenge

16810.67 руб.
With the daunting energy challenges faced by Mankind in the 21st century, revolutionary new technologies will be the key to a clean, secure and sustainable energy future. Nanostructures often have surprising and very useful capabilities and are thus paving the way for new methodologies in almost every kind of industry. This exceptional monograph provides an overview of the subject, and presents the current state of the art with regard to different aspects of sustainable production, efficient storage and low-impact use of energy. Comprised of eighteen chapters, the book is divided in three thematic parts: Part I Sustainable Energy Production covers the main developments of nanotechnology in clean energy production and conversion, including photovoltaics, hydrogen production, thermal-electrical energy conversion and fuel cells. Part II Efficient Energy Storage is concerned with the potential use of nanomaterials in more efficient energy storage systems such as advanced batteries, supercapacitors and hydrogen storage. Part III Energy Sustainability shows how nanotechnology helps to use energy more efficiently, and the mitigation of impacts to the environment, with special emphasis on energy savings through green nanofabrication, advanced catalysis, nanostructured light-emitting and eletrochromic devices and CO2 capture by nanoporous materials . An essential addition to any bookshelf, it will be invaluable to a variety of research fields including materials science, chemical engineering, solid state, surface, industrial, and physical chemistry, as this is a subject that is very interdisciplinary.
A. K. Saini Yttria Partially Stabilized Zirconia (Y-PSZ) A. K. Saini Yttria Partially Stabilized Zirconia (Y-PSZ) Новинка

A. K. Saini Yttria Partially Stabilized Zirconia (Y-PSZ)

4500 руб.
The explosively depleting energy sources in the present world of technology is likely to move us towards energy crisis. The loss of energy in the high temperature engineering components like gas turbines and internal combustion engines significantly contributes towards decrease in thermal efficiency of these systems. The author has worked in this book in the area of thermal barrier coating of Yttria stabilized Zirconia and carried out an experimental as well as simulation and modeling based theoretical investigation to observe its effectiveness and longevity aspects in the high temperature environment.
Alan Herbst M. Nuclear Energy Now. Why the Time Has Come for the World's Most Misunderstood Energy Source Alan Herbst M. Nuclear Energy Now. Why the Time Has Come for the World's Most Misunderstood Energy Source Новинка

Alan Herbst M. Nuclear Energy Now. Why the Time Has Come for the World's Most Misunderstood Energy Source

2222.46 руб.
A timely and thought-provoking solution to the world's energy shortfall The dramatic increases in oil and natural gas prices, the finite supply of fossil fuels, and concerns over emissions and global warming are forcing us to consider alternatives. In this measured and knowledgeable book, energy experts Alan Herbst and George Hopley argue that the time has come for the U.S. to revitalize its nuclear generation assets in order to successfully meet growing domestic electricity requirements and lessen our dependence on foreign sources of energy. Nuclear Energy Now provides an informed look at the benefits and drawbacks associated with this controversial alternative to traditional energy sources. It opens with a brief overview of commercial nuclear development in the U.S. during the past half-century and moves on to discuss what the future may hold if new initiatives-supported by the Energy Policy Act of 2005-gain traction. Along the way, readers will find informed insights into why the need for nuclear power has become so critical and how we can safely add capacity in the coming years. Exploring all of the issues related to developing America's nuclear energy capabilities safely and cost-effectively, Nuclear Energy Now is a must-read for anyone concerned about our oil dependency, the environment, and future of the nation.
Ismail Ahmad Fauzi Sustainable Membrane Technology for Energy, Water, and Environment Ismail Ahmad Fauzi Sustainable Membrane Technology for Energy, Water, and Environment Новинка

Ismail Ahmad Fauzi Sustainable Membrane Technology for Energy, Water, and Environment

11529.76 руб.
A detailed look at the most recent developments in sustainable membrane technology for use in energy, water, and the environment A collection of twenty-seven groundbreaking papers on important ideas about the development of membrane science and technology, Sustainable Membrane Technology for Energy, Water, and Environment brings together contributions from leading international experts in one comprehensive volume. Covering the latest developments and most innovative ideas in the field, this book is a unique resource for understanding the growing interest in using membranes across several industries. Divided into six chapters that cover new membrane materials and membrane development; membrane applications for gas and vapor separation; membrane applications in water treatment; environmental applications of membranes; energy applications of membranes; and other industrial membrane applications, the book looks at the current and emerging applications for membrane science and technology in detail. As the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Middle East emerge as the next generation of membrane research and development centers, in part due to their need for water and natural gas production technology, this book provides invaluable insights into the cutting-edge work taking place in these regions. Additional topics covered also include new membrane materials, membrane applications for food processing, and much more. Designed for engineers, scientists, professors, and graduate students who are engaged in membrane R&D activities, as well as for anyone interested in sustainable development, Sustainable Membrane Technology for Energy, Water, and Environment is a cutting-edge look at membrane applications.
Han Brezet The Power of Design. Product Innovation in Sustainable Energy Technologies Han Brezet The Power of Design. Product Innovation in Sustainable Energy Technologies Новинка

Han Brezet The Power of Design. Product Innovation in Sustainable Energy Technologies

8211.3 руб.
The Power of Design offers an introduction and a practical guide to product innovation, integrating the key topics that are necessary for the design of sustainable and energy-efficient products using sustainable energy technologies. Product innovation in sustainable energy technologies is an interdisciplinary field. In response to its growing importance and the need for an integrated view on the development of solutions, this text addresses the functional principles of various energy technologies next to the latest design processes and innovation methods. From the perspective of product applications, the book provides clear explanations of technologies that are significant for product integration, such as batteries, photovoltaic solar energy, fuel cells, small wind turbines, human power, energy saving lighting, thermal energy technologies in buildings, and piezoelectric energy conversions. The design processes and innovation methods presented in this book include various approaches ranging from technical, societal and creative methods that can be applied in different stages of the design process. Other features include: a methodological approach, enabling readers to easily apply the theory to their research projects and to the actual design of sustainable products with energy technologies discussion on interaction design and smart grid interventions colour photographs that illustrate the final products numerous case studies of product development projects and concepts in practice, enabling readers to understand and design energy-efficient products in several different markets a companion website containing useful information about the cases and an additional design cases with sustainable energy technologies The Power of Design provides a comprehensive and visually-appealing opening into the subject for third and fourth year students, postgraduates, and professionals in the areas of energy, environment, product design and engineering
Ciblac Thierry Sustainable Masonry. Stability and Behavior of Structures Ciblac Thierry Sustainable Masonry. Stability and Behavior of Structures Новинка

Ciblac Thierry Sustainable Masonry. Stability and Behavior of Structures

11927.34 руб.
This book covers the impact of sustainable masonry on the environment, touting the many benefits of utilizing local and/or low embodied energy materials in the construction of sustainable buildings.
Philippe Basset Electrostatic Kinetic Energy Harvesting Philippe Basset Electrostatic Kinetic Energy Harvesting Новинка

Philippe Basset Electrostatic Kinetic Energy Harvesting

8908.8 руб.
Harvesting kinetic energy is a good opportunity to power wireless sensor in a vibratory environment. Besides classical methods based on electromagnetic and piezoelectric mechanisms, electrostatic transduction has a great perspective in particular when dealing with small devices based on MEMS technology. This book describes in detail the principle of such capacitive Kinetic Energy Harvesters based on a spring-mass system. Specific points related to the design and operation of kinetic energy harvesters (KEHs) with a capacitive interface are presented in detail: advanced studies on their nonlinear features, typical conditioning circuits and practical MEMS fabrication.
Lucas Stal J. Cyanobacteria. An Economic Perspective Lucas Stal J. Cyanobacteria. An Economic Perspective Новинка

Lucas Stal J. Cyanobacteria. An Economic Perspective

12391.18 руб.
Written by leading experts in the field, Cyanobacteria: An Economic Perspective is a comprehensive edited volume covering all areas of an important field and its application to energy, medicine and agriculture. Issues related to environment, food and energy have presented serious challenge to the stability of nation-states. Increasing global population, dwindling agriculture and industrial production, and inequitable distribution of resources and technologies have further aggravated the problem. The burden placed by increasing population on environment and especially on agricultural productivity is phenomenal. To provide food and fuel to such a massive population, it becomes imperative to find new ways and means to increase the production giving due consideration to biosphere’s ability to regenerate resources and provide ecological services. Cyanobacteria are environment friendly resource for commercial production of active biochemicals, drugs and future energy (biodiesel, bioethanol and hydrogen). Topics on isolation, identification and classification of cyanobacteria are discussed, as well as further sections on: summarizing a range of useful products synthesized by cyanobacteria, ecological services provided by cyanobacteria including their harmful effect in water bodies and associated flora and fauna. Chapter on tools, techniques, and patents also focus on the economic importance of the group. This book also provides an insight for future perspectives in each particular field and an extensive bibliography. This book will be a highly useful resource for students, researchers and professionals in academics in the life sciences including microbiology and biotechnology.
Tarik Al-Shemmeri Energy Audits. A Workbook for Energy Management in Buildings Tarik Al-Shemmeri Energy Audits. A Workbook for Energy Management in Buildings Новинка

Tarik Al-Shemmeri Energy Audits. A Workbook for Energy Management in Buildings

2222.46 руб.
Energy efficiency is today a crucial topic in the built environment – for both designers and managers of buildings. This increased interest is driven by a combination of new regulations and directives within the EU and worldwide to combat global warming. All buildings now must now acquire and display an EPC (energy performance certificate), a rating similar to the A–G rating given to white goods. But in order to understand how to be more efficient in energy use, you need first to understand the mechanisms of both energy requirements and how energy is used in buildings. Energy Audits: a workbook for energy management in buildings tackles the fundamental principles of thermodynamics through day-to-day engineering concepts and helps students understand why energy losses occur and how they can be reduced. It provides the tools to measure process efficiency and sustainability in power and heating applications, helping engineers to recognize why energy losses occur and how they can be reduced utilizing familiar thermodynamic principles. The author describes the sources of energy available today; explains how energy is used in buildings – and how energy is lost – and how this can be controlled and reduced. Investments in energy efficiency are considered for a number of case studies conducted on real buildings The book explains the theory; illustrates it with case studies and worked examples; and then tests students’ understanding with tutorial problems. This is an invaluable resource for students on engineering and building courses where energy management is now a core topic.
Onyejelam Emem The role of Law in promoting renewable energy development in Nigeria Onyejelam Emem The role of Law in promoting renewable energy development in Nigeria Новинка

Onyejelam Emem The role of Law in promoting renewable energy development in Nigeria

7277 руб.
The energy crisis in Nigeria is such that has brought about development setbacks, environmental degradation, increased poverty rate,etc and these must be addressed to bring about socio-economic development.The key to improving energy access lies in the ability of the government to include renewable energy sources like solar, wind energy, geothermal energy,biomass, as part of the nation's energy mix. However, the government can only achieve this feat where private investors (domestic and foreign) are actively involved. The Renewable energy industry in Nigeria is driven by Policies and most recently, the National Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Policy, 2015. Policies in Nigeria have been criticised for lacking in implementation, consistency, stability and lacking binding effects.These factors send the wrong signals to potential investors who need to be assured of security over investments made. Thus, it is therfore pertinent to have a legislation on renewable energy that would complement already existing policies and guarantee justice in event of a breach. The law can create an enabling environment for potential investors to drive renewable energy development in Nigeria.
Gawdat Bahgat Energy Security. An Interdisciplinary Approach Gawdat Bahgat Energy Security. An Interdisciplinary Approach Новинка

Gawdat Bahgat Energy Security. An Interdisciplinary Approach

9780.42 руб.
Security of Energy supply is a major concern for all modern societies, intensified by skyrocketing demand in India and China and increasing international competition over fossil fuel deposits. Energy Security: An Interdisciplinary Approach gives A comparative analysis from both consumers' and producers' perspectives. It uniquely combines economics, geology, international relations, business, history, public management and political science, in one comprehensive volume, highlighting the vulnerabilities and need to move to more sustainable energy sources. The author provides a number of useful case studies to demonstrate the theory, including perspectives from consuming regions such as the United States, the European Union, and China, and from exporting regions; the Middle East, Africa, Russia and the Caspian Sea. Key features include: coverage on theoretical and empirical frameworks so readers are able to analyse concepts relevant to new laws and policies in energy security up-to-date coverage on ‘green energy', outlining research on the balance between meeting energy needs and avoiding polluting the environment an examination of the three most prominent international energy organizations; International Energy Agency, International Energy Forum, and Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries a full Glossary listing all important terms used in the energy field This study holds important information for policymakers, politicians, energy specialists, scientists and post-graduate and final year students of energy and international relations. With its clear written style, it will also engage other professionals who are interested in international political economy and the future of global energy.
Gawdat Bahgat Energy Security. An Interdisciplinary Approach Gawdat Bahgat Energy Security. An Interdisciplinary Approach Новинка

Gawdat Bahgat Energy Security. An Interdisciplinary Approach

9529.13 руб.
Security of Energy supply is a major concern for all modern societies, intensified by skyrocketing demand in India and China and increasing international competition over fossil fuel deposits. Energy Security: An Interdisciplinary Approach gives A comparative analysis from both consumers' and producers' perspectives. It uniquely combines economics, geology, international relations, business, history, public management and political science, in one comprehensive volume, highlighting the vulnerabilities and need to move to more sustainable energy sources. The author provides a number of useful case studies to demonstrate the theory, including perspectives from consuming regions such as the United States, the European Union, and China, and from exporting regions; the Middle East, Africa, Russia and the Caspian Sea. Key features include: coverage on theoretical and empirical frameworks so readers are able to analyse concepts relevant to new laws and policies in energy security up-to-date coverage on ‘green energy', outlining research on the balance between meeting energy needs and avoiding polluting the environment an examination of the three most prominent international energy organizations; International Energy Agency, International Energy Forum, and Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries a full Glossary listing all important terms used in the energy field This study holds important information for policymakers, politicians, energy specialists, scientists and post-graduate and final year students of energy and international relations. With its clear written style, it will also engage other professionals who are interested in international political economy and the future of global energy.
Prema Kumar N. Modelling Design of Wind and Fuel Energy Systems Prema Kumar N. Modelling Design of Wind and Fuel Energy Systems Новинка

Prema Kumar N. Modelling Design of Wind and Fuel Energy Systems

3944 руб.
The development of advanced energy management systems for efficient and environment friendly society require proper design. Modeling and simulations are performed on the design models for their validity in real time applications. The book presents the modeling of the hybrid wind and fuel cell energy systems using MATLAB SIMULINK toolbox. The wind turbine coupled to doubly fed induction generators combined with the Solid Oxide Fuel Cell to meet the load demand. The fluctuations in the output of the Wind Turbine due to wind speed variations are taken care of by the Solid Oxide Fuel Cell. CUK converter is used to increase the voltage from the non-conventional energy sources. The inverter converts DC voltage to the variable AC voltage given to the load. The main advantage of the hybrid system is to provide Continuous power supply to the load.
N. Prema Kumar Modelling Design of Wind and Fuel Energy Systems N. Prema Kumar Modelling Design of Wind and Fuel Energy Systems Новинка

N. Prema Kumar Modelling Design of Wind and Fuel Energy Systems

8789 руб.
The development of advanced energy management systems for efficient and environment friendly society require proper design. Modeling and simulations are performed on the design models for their validity in real time applications. The book presents the modeling of the hybrid wind and fuel cell energy systems using MATLAB SIMULINK toolbox. The wind turbine coupled to doubly fed induction generators combined with the Solid Oxide Fuel Cell to meet the load demand. The fluctuations in the output of the Wind Turbine due to wind speed variations are taken care of by the Solid Oxide Fuel Cell. CUK converter is used to increase the voltage from the non-conventional energy sources. The inverter converts DC voltage to the variable AC voltage given to the load. The main advantage of the hybrid system is to provide Continuous power supply to the load.
Elizabeth Burton Wellbeing: A Complete Reference Guide, Wellbeing and the Environment Elizabeth Burton Wellbeing: A Complete Reference Guide, Wellbeing and the Environment Новинка

Elizabeth Burton Wellbeing: A Complete Reference Guide, Wellbeing and the Environment

17353.09 руб.
Part of the six-volume Wellbeing: A Complete Reference Guide, this volume examines the ways in which the built environment can affect and enhance the wellbeing of society. Explores the effects of environment on wellbeing and provides insight and guidance for designing, creating, or providing environments that improve wellbeing Looks at the social and health issues surrounding sustainable energy and sustainable communities, and how those connect to concepts of wellbeing Brings the evidence base for environmental wellbeing into one volume from across disciplines including urban planning, psychology, sociology, healthcare, architecture, and more Part of the six-volume set Wellbeing: A Complete Reference Guide, which brings together leading research on wellbeing from across the social sciences
Tao Jiang 7th International Symposium on High-Temperature Metallurgical Processing Tao Jiang 7th International Symposium on High-Temperature Metallurgical Processing Новинка

Tao Jiang 7th International Symposium on High-Temperature Metallurgical Processing

19363.29 руб.
The technology, operation, energy, environmental, analysis, and future development of the metallurgical industries utilizing high temperature processes are covered in the book. The innovations on the extraction and production of ferrous and nonferrous metals, alloys, and refractory and ceramic materials, the heating approaches and energy management, and the treatment and utilizations of the wastes and by-products are the topics of special interests. This book focuses on the following issues: High Efficiency New Metallurgical Process and Technology Fundamental Research of Metallurgical Process Alloys and Materials Preparation Direct Reduction and Smelting Reduction Coking, New Energy and Environment Utilization of Solid Slag/Wastes and Complex Ores Characterization of High Temperature Metallurgical Process
Andreja Bakac Physical Inorganic Chemistry. Principles, Methods, and Models Andreja Bakac Physical Inorganic Chemistry. Principles, Methods, and Models Новинка

Andreja Bakac Physical Inorganic Chemistry. Principles, Methods, and Models

14710.39 руб.
Physical Inorganic Chemistry contains the fundamentals of physical inorganic chemistry, including information on reaction types, and treatments of reaction mechanisms. Additionally, the text explores complex reactions and processes in terms of energy, environment, and health. This valuable resource closely examines mechanisms, an under-discussed topic. Divided into two sections, researchers, professors, and students will find the wide range of topics, including the most cutting edge topics in chemistry, like the future of solar energy, catalysis, environmental issues, climate changes atmosphere, and human health, essential to understanding chemistry.
Jumaah Raihan Sulaiman New Technique For Maximum Power Point Tracker On Photovoltaic Systems Jumaah Raihan Sulaiman New Technique For Maximum Power Point Tracker On Photovoltaic Systems Новинка

Jumaah Raihan Sulaiman New Technique For Maximum Power Point Tracker On Photovoltaic Systems

8152 руб.
Photovoltaic energy is a free, clean and non pollutant renewable energy source. The costs of PV energy production have been reduced during the last decade and will continue decreasing in the future. On the other hand, prices for fossil energy sources increase dramatically. Therefore, photovoltaic energy is promising source of energy for many of world countries. The world trend nowadays is to find a non-depletable and clean source of energy. The most effective and harmless energy source is probably solar energy, which for many applications is so technically straightforward to use.Use of solar energy instead of fuel combustion, particularly for simple application like low and medium temperature water heating and for standalone PV systems in rural areas, can reduce the load on the environment. Solar energy for electricity generation can be harvested by the use of PV array, which has an optimum operating point called the maximum power point .
Bernard Multon Marine Renewable Energy Handbook Bernard Multon Marine Renewable Energy Handbook Новинка

Bernard Multon Marine Renewable Energy Handbook

24093.23 руб.
Marine renewable energy is a significant resource for generating electricity, and if some conversion technologies have already reached a certain level of maturity, others are emerging. The originality of this multidisciplinary book is to offer a broad spectrum of knowledge from academic and industry experts of various origins. It deals with general aspects such as the specificities and constraints of the marine environment, the concepts of hydrodynamics and ocean engineering, as well as the industrial and economic sides necessary for the assembly of projects. It also discusses conversion technologies such as offshore wind, tidal power plants, tidal stream turbines, wave energy converters and ocean thermal energy plants. Finally, two chapters are devoted to power electronic conversion and power transmission cables.
Andreja Bakac Physical Inorganic Chemistry. Reactions, Processes, and Applications Andreja Bakac Physical Inorganic Chemistry. Reactions, Processes, and Applications Новинка

Andreja Bakac Physical Inorganic Chemistry. Reactions, Processes, and Applications

14710.39 руб.
This go-to text provides information and insight into physical inorganic chemistry essential to our understanding of chemical reactions on the molecular level. One of the only books in the field of inorganic physical chemistry with an emphasis on mechanisms, it features contributors at the forefront of research in their particular fields. This essential text discusses the latest developments in a number of topics currently among the most debated and researched in the world of chemistry, related to the future of solar energy, hydrogen energy, biorenewables, catalysis, environment, atmosphere, and human health.
Mary Jane Paris A Positive Workplace Means Business. It Just Makes Cent.. Mary Jane Paris A Positive Workplace Means Business. It Just Makes Cent.. Новинка

Mary Jane Paris A Positive Workplace Means Business. It Just Makes Cent..

1752 руб.
Power-Up! Does Your Workplace Need "Positive Energy?" Jump Start Employee Engagement & Productivity No matter what the industry or business sector, "Positive Workplaces" are built on successful people-to-people ("P2P") relationships, positive interactions and behavior, beginning with the most critical component, the partnership between managers and employees. The Workplace Environment Drives Employees! Employees Drive Your Business! The message is a simple one yet, difficult for organizations to implement and manage. Read how you can make the most of your "P2P" connections and create a more positive workplace environment! This book will "turn up your dimmer switch" and boost your positive energy! Practical, enjoyable, easy-to-read, real-world tips and information that will heighten your personal awareness, improve morale, attitude, productivity...and ultimately, results!
Bezabih Yimer Alternative Energy Sources to Combat Climate Change. Biogas Production Using Cost Effective Material Bezabih Yimer Alternative Energy Sources to Combat Climate Change. Biogas Production Using Cost Effective Material Новинка

Bezabih Yimer Alternative Energy Sources to Combat Climate Change. Biogas Production Using Cost Effective Material

8314 руб.
The shortage of energy in rural areas and the pollution of the environment from animal wastes due to lack of appropriate technology in Africa motivated the author to conduct research and write this book. In this research book an economically feasible, technically acceptable and environmentally friendly biogas plant is designed by using low cost plastic materials. This book is an essential reference for chemical engineering, environmental engineering and agricultural students. The concept solves global environmental pollution and the problem of lack of energy and organic fertilizer in rural communities at once. Moreover, this book plays an important role for agricultural researchers working in rural energy and environmental protection.
Thomas Wagner Engines and fuels of the future in the automotive industry Thomas Wagner Engines and fuels of the future in the automotive industry Новинка

Thomas Wagner Engines and fuels of the future in the automotive industry

2002 руб.
Seminar paper from the year 2007 in the subject Economy - Environment economics, grade: 1,3, University of Applied Sciences Constanze, course: Environment Economics, language: English, abstract: This essay is about the engines and fuels of the future in the automotive industry. It tries to find out whether these technologies are suitable for the purpose to reduce pollutant emissions. Furthermore, it will consider the potential of the engines/fuels which they can contribute to an sustainable energy supply in the traffic sector, independent of the use of crude oil.
Matt Harvey The Element in the Room. Poems inspired by Renewable Energy Matt Harvey The Element in the Room. Poems inspired by Renewable Energy Новинка

Matt Harvey The Element in the Room. Poems inspired by Renewable Energy

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The Element in the Room is a book of poems inspired by energy - renewable energy in particular - and a book of pictures inspired by poems about renewable energy.Some poems were prompted by reflections on the elements, some from talking with people working in the field, others from renewable technologies themselves - the look of them, their potential, people's responses to them. Some are playful, cheeky, pithy, others more lyrical and solemn, some are just plain daft.Among them there's a sonnet, a country and western song and a prose poem called The Not-for-Prophit. You get the picture. None is intended as a 'last word', they are offered for your pleasure and interest and to provoke discussion.The illustrations are by a range of talented artists, to be specific: Heidi Ball, Laura Cochón, Tori Dee, Chloë Uden, Josie Ashe, Naomi Ziewe Palmer and More than Minutes.This book was produced in conjunction with Regen SW (A centre for expertise in sustainable energy) and The Centre for Business and Climate Solutions (The University of Exeter)Regen SW is a centre for expertise in sustainable energy supporting community energy groups across the UK to develop their own energy projects and working to a create a positive environment for the development of renewables in the UK www.regensw.co.uk
Marek Čech The Impact of Renewable Energy on the EU Electricity Prices and CO2 Emissions Marek Čech The Impact of Renewable Energy on the EU Electricity Prices and CO2 Emissions Новинка

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Bachelor Thesis from the year 2015 in the subject Energy Sciences, grade: 2.0, Charles University in Prague (Faculty of Social Sciences), course: Institute of Economic Studies, language: English, abstract: This work is focused on the topic of electricity pricing in the EU connected with the increasing use of renewable energy sources in electricity production and consumption. It provides background information related to the types of energy sources along with a summary of their benefits and drawbacks regarding both the environmental impact and financial costs. Furthermore, it involves both world and European electricity production statistics followed by an overview of the EU approach concerning the support of environment-friendly energy production methods. The core of the thesis is then an econometric panel data analysis based on the data collected from 13 member states of the EU over the period between 2010 and 2013 analysing two relationships. First, the impact of the share of renewable energy sources in the final electricity production on the European consumer electricity prices. Second, whether the replacement of fossil fuels by renewable energy sources causes a significant decrease in the CO2 emissions.In conclusion, this paper provides suggestions for further research based on the undertaken analyses. The results of the panel data analysis presented suggest that household electricity prices in the studied EU member states increase with the deployment of electricity produ...
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The physical upgrading of the existing domestic and industrial building stock to improve energy performance is an essential part of a transition to a low carbon society. Successfully retrofitting buildings to improve energy performance is not simply a technological challenge, it is a complex socio-technical problem that needs to be addressed in a co-ordinated way, utilising skills and knowledge from a range of industrial and academic backgrounds. Within both the academic and practitioner communities there is a growing understanding of the scale and nature of the problem, one which encompasses issues such as policy and regulation, people and behaviour, supply chain and process, as well as issues of technology. Retrofitting the Built Environment discusses the factors that impact on the retrofit problem, providing a clear analysis of the main issues that the academic and industrial communities must engage with to resolve the problems of domestic energy and retrofit. The book is divided into four broad sections: Understanding the Problem Policy and Regulation Implementing and Evaluating Retrofit People and Communities Academic and industrial researchers, policy makers and industry practitioners will find each section covers a mix of policy, technical and social science issues, presented by both academic and industry authors, giving a wide and detailed perspective of the issue. The Editors Will Swan is a Senior Lecturer in Buildings Retrofit in the School of the Built Environment at the University of Salford. He leads a number of projects in the field of sustainable retrofit, covering a number of topics including monitoring, behaviour and retrofit project delivery, as part of Salford’s Applied Energy and Buildings Research Group. He sits on the Greater Manchester Buildings Group and also is Chair of the Retrofit Innovation Group. Philip Brown is Director and Senior Research Fellow at the Salford Housing & Urban Studies Unit (SHUSU) at the University of Salford. He is the lead academic on end-use energy demand within the Applied Energy and Buildings Research Group, and sits on Greater Manchester’s Low Carbon Economic Area group for Customer Engagement.
Global Association of Risk Professionals Foundations of Energy Risk Management. An Overview of the Energy Sector and Its Physical and Financial Markets Global Association of Risk Professionals Foundations of Energy Risk Management. An Overview of the Energy Sector and Its Physical and Financial Markets Новинка

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GARP's Fundamentals of Energy Risk Management introduces investors to the basic components and some of the basic terminology used in the energy industry. It covers the commodity cycle, energy use and sources, and various risk types, various energy products and the markets where energy is traded. It also introduces certain risk management fundamentals and real option thinking. The book is GARP's required text used by risk professionals looking to obtain their Certificate in Energy Risk Management.
Andrew Swift Wind Energy Essentials. Societal, Economic, and Environmental Impacts Andrew Swift Wind Energy Essentials. Societal, Economic, and Environmental Impacts Новинка

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9683.48 руб.
Examines the possible societal impacts of wind energy projects and explains the potential issues faced when siting, constructing, and operating a wind energy project. This book begins with a history of wind power and the social impacts of both electricity and wind power from a historical perspective, a discussion of basic electrical terms, and a primer on the conversion of power in the wind to electricity. Much of the second half of the book is devoted to comparing wind energy to other forms of electric generation, both renewable and non-renewable sources. In order to have a true understanding of the impact of wind energy on society, one also has to have a thorough understanding of the impacts that other sources of electric generation have, such as fossil-fuelled plants or nuclear power plants. The comparison of electric generation sources includes a review of how such sources are typically utilized within the electric system, as well as the economic factors and environmental considerations that affect which resources utilities or operators of electric grids have to take into account. The authors conclude with a discussion of energy policies in the U.S., individual states, and foreign nations, how these policies influence the use of renewable energy, and what our future may hold in terms of energy supply and demand. Some highlights of this book are: Discusses the wind energy impacts on the environment, local economy, electric utilities, individuals and communities Provides a visual explanation of wind energy principles through tables, graphs, maps, illustrations and photographs Offers a comprehensive overview of the issues associated with the creation and use of wind energy Models chapters around an existing university curriculum Spanning the broad range of environmental, financial, policy and other topics that define and determine the relationships between wind energy technology and our energy-dependent society, Wind Energy Essentials is a resource for students, universities, and the entire wind energy industry.
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17431 руб.
An excellent one-volume resource for understanding the most important current issues in the research and advances in materials science for environmental and energy technologies This proceedings volume contains a collection of 20 papers from the 2016 Materials Science and Technology (MS&T'16) meeting held in Salt Lake City, UT, from October 24-27 of that year. These conference symposia provided a forum for scientists, engineers, and technologists to discuss and exchange state-of-the-art ideas, information, and technology on advanced methods and approaches for processing, synthesis, characterization, and applications of ceramics, glasses, and composites. Topics covered include: the 8th International Symposium on Green and Sustainable Technologies for Materials Manufacturing Processing; Materials Issues in Nuclear Waste Management in the 21st Century; Construction and Building Materials for a Better Environment; Materials for Nuclear Applications and Extreme Environments; Nanotechnology for Energy, Healthcare, and Industry; and Materials for Processes for CO2 Capture, Conversion and Sequestration. Logically organized and carefully selected articles give insight into advances in materials science for environmental and energy technologies. Incorporates the latest developments related to advances in materials science for environmental and energy technologies Advances in Materials Science for Environmental and Energy Technologies VI: Ceramic Transactions Volume 262 is ideal for academics in mechanical and chemical engineering, materials and or ceramics, chemistry departments and for those working in government laboratories.
Umakanta Sahoo A Polygeneration Process Concept for Hybrid Solar and Biomass Power Plant. Simulation, Modelling, and Optimization Umakanta Sahoo A Polygeneration Process Concept for Hybrid Solar and Biomass Power Plant. Simulation, Modelling, and Optimization Новинка

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The global warming phenomenon as a significant sustainability issue is gaining worldwide support for development of renewable energy technologies. The term “polygeneration” is referred to as “an energy supply system, which delivers more than one form of energy to the final user.” For example, electricity, cooling and desalination can be delivered from a polygeneration process. The polygeneration process in a hybrid solar thermal power plant can deliver electricity with less impact on the environment compared to a conventional fossil fuel-based power generating system. It is also THE next generation energy production technique with the potential to overcome the undesirable intermittence of renewable energy systems. In this study, the polygeneration process simultaneous production of power, vapor absorption refrigeration (VAR) cooling and multi-effect humidification and dehumidification (MEHD) desalination system from different heat sources in hybrid solar-biomass (HSB) system with higher energy efficiencies (energy and exergy), primary energy savings (PES) and payback period are investigated, focusing on several aspects associated with hybrid solar-biomass power generation installations, such as wide availability of biomass resources and solar direct normal irradiance (DNI), and other technologies. Thermodynamic evaluation (energy and exergy) of HSB power has also been investigated, along with the VAR cooling system, the modelling, simulation, optimization and cost analysis of the polygeneration hybrid solar biomass system, all accompanied by multiple case studies and examples for practical applications. This volume provides the researcher, student and engineer with the intellectual tool needed for understanding new ideas in this rapidly emerging field. The book is also intended to serve as a general source and reference book for the professional (consultant, designer, contractor etc.) who is working in the field of solar thermal, biomass, power plant, polygeneration, cooling and process heat. It is a must-have for anyone working in this field.
Bernard Golden Virtualization For Dummies Bernard Golden Virtualization For Dummies Новинка

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Virtualization has become a “megatrend”—and for good reason. Implementing virtualization allows for more efficient utilization of network server capacity, simpler storage administration, reduced energy costs, and better use of corporate capital. In other words: virtualization helps you save money, energy, and space. Not bad, huh? If you’re thinking about “going virtual” but have the feeling everyone else in the world understands exactly what that means while you’re still virtually in the dark, take heart. Virtualization for Dummies gives you a thorough introduction to this hot topic and helps you evaluate if making the switch to a virtual environment is right for you. This fun and friendly guide starts with a detailed overview of exactly what virtualization is and exactly how it works, and then takes you on a tour of the benefits of a virtualized environment, such as added space in overcrowded data centers, lower operations costs through more efficient infrastructure administration, and reduced energy costs through server consolidation. Next, you’ll get step-by-step guidance on how to: Perform a server virtualization cost versus benefit analysis Weigh server virtualization options Choose hardware for your server virtualization project Create a virtualized software environment Migrate to—and manage—your new virtualized environment Whether you’re an IT manager looking to sell the idea to your boss, or just want to learn more about how to create, migrate to, and successfully manage a virtualized environment, Virtualization for Dummies is your go-to guide for virtually everything you need to know.
Kathy Lu Materials in Energy Conversion, Harvesting, and Storage Kathy Lu Materials in Energy Conversion, Harvesting, and Storage Новинка

Kathy Lu Materials in Energy Conversion, Harvesting, and Storage

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First authored book to address materials' role in the quest for the next generation of energy materials Energy balance, efficiency, sustainability, and so on, are some of many facets of energy challenges covered in current research. However, there has not been a monograph that directly covers a spectrum of materials issues in the context of energy conversion, harvesting and storage. Addressing one of the most pressing problems of our time, Materials in Energy Conversion, Harvesting, and Storage illuminates the roles and performance requirements of materials in energy and demonstrates why energy materials are as critical and far-reaching as energy itself. Each chapter starts out by explaining the role of a specific energy process in today’s energy landscape, followed by explanation of the fundamental energy conversion, harvesting, and storage processes. Well-researched and coherently written, Materials in Energy Conversion, Harvesting, and Storage covers: The availability, accessibility, and affordability of different energy sources Energy production processes involving material uses and performance requirements in fossil, nuclear, solar, bio, wind, hydrothermal, geothermal, and ocean energy systems Issues of materials science in energy conversion systems Issues of energy harvesting and storage (including hydrogen storage) and materials needs Throughout the book, illustrations and images clarify and simplify core concepts, techniques, and processes. References at the end of each chapter serve as a gateway to the primary literature in the field. All chapters are self-contained units, enabling instructors to easily adapt this book for coursework. This book is suitable for students and professors in science and engineering who look to obtain comprehensive understanding of different energy processes and materials issues. In setting forth the latest advances and new frontiers of research, experienced materials researchers and engineers can utilize it as a comprehensive energy material reference book.
Yushan Yan Materials for High-Temperature Fuel Cells Yushan Yan Materials for High-Temperature Fuel Cells Новинка

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The world's ever-growing demand for power has created an urgent need for new efficient and sustainable sources of energy and electricity. Today's consumers of portable electronics also demand devices that not only deliver more power but are also environmentally friendly. Fuel cells are an important alternative energy source, with promise in military, commercial and industrial applications, for example power vehicles and portable devices. A fuel cell is an electrochemical device that directly converts the chemical energy of a fuel into electrical energy. Fuel cells represent the most efficient energy conversion technologies to-date and are an integral part in the new and renewable energy chain (e.g., solar, wind and hydropower). Fuel cells can be classified as either high-temperature or lowtemperature, depending on their operating temperature, and have different materials requirements. This book is dedicated to the study of high temperature fuel cells. In hightemperature fuel cells, the electrolyte materials are ceramic or molten carbonate, while the electrode materials are ceramic or metal (but not precious metal). High operation temperature fuel cells allow internal reforming, promote rapid kinetics with non-precious materials and offer high flexibilities in fuel choice, and are potential and viable candidate to moderate the fast increase in power requirements and to minimize the impact of the increased power consumption on the environment. 'Materials for High Temperature Fuel Cells' is part of the series on Materials for Sustainable Energy and Development edited by Prof. Max Q. Lu. The series covers advances in materials science and innovation for renewable energy, clean use of fossil energy, and greenhouse gas mitigation and associated environmental technologies.
Cong Wang Energy Technology 2014. Carbon Dioxide Management and Other Technologies Cong Wang Energy Technology 2014. Carbon Dioxide Management and Other Technologies Новинка

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This book addresses the issues, intricacies, and challenges relating to energy and environmental sciences. Papers cover various technological aspects of sustainable energy eco-systems and processes that improve energy efficiency, and reduce and sequestrate carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse emissions. The collection also emphasizes the need for sustainable technologies in extractive metallurgy, materials processing and manufacturing industries with reduced energy consumption and CO2 emission. Industrial energy efficient technologies include innovative ore beneficiation, smelting technologies, recycling and waste heat recovery. The book also carries contributions from all areas of non-nuclear and non-traditional energy sources, including renewable energy sources such as solar, wind, and biomass. Papers from the following symposia are presented in the book: Energy Technologies and Carbon Dioxide Management High-temperature Material Systems for Energy Conversion and Storage Solar Cell Silicon
Harald Mehling Technologies of energy conversion, storage, and transport in the energy system Harald Mehling Technologies of energy conversion, storage, and transport in the energy system Новинка

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5264 руб.
The necessity to adapt the energy system due to limited energy resources and environmental damage, e.g. climate change, is today widely accepted. To understand, discuss, and manage the adaption a basic knowledge on the technologies used in the energy system is needed.The book tries to give a brief introduction in a way that is suitable for people without a higher scientific or technical education. It focuses on basic effects and general concepts, and tries to explain how things work without complex formulas; only basic physics and chemistry at a high school level is used. Crucial points are illustrated by examples. Additional information given includes sources of short movies in the internet that describe different technologies, often in action, and can be especially helpful for teaching. Further on, sources with a detailed scientific and technical treatment to go beyond a brief introduction are given. The book covers the essentials regarding energy, the different energy technologies, and finally how the different technologies are combined forming the energy system. The essentials introduce and explain the different energy forms, as there are mechanical, thermal, electrical, magnetical, chemical, and nuclear energy, the different types of processes of energy conversion, storage, and transport, and the exchange of energy as work and heat. Following the essentials is the description of the individual technologies for energy conversion, storage and transport. For each of them, t...
Bill Paul Future Energy. How the New Oil Industry Will Change People, Politics and Portfolios Bill Paul Future Energy. How the New Oil Industry Will Change People, Politics and Portfolios Новинка

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Praise for Future Energy «Do not despair. Energy independence is in our future and this book has the road map! Bill Paul, one of the most astute observers of the energy scene, describes the new technologies that are taking us there and that will change our lives. A must-read book showing how business, citizens, and investors can take advantage.» —Consuelo Mack, Anchor and Managing Editor Consuelo Mack WealthTrack Concerns over the availability and security of world energy supplies, especially when it comes to crude oil, have many people wondering what the future of this industry holds and how technology will continue to change it. Thanks to the energy technology revolution currently taking place, a promising «new» oil industry is quickly beginning to take shape-and it will, without a doubt, affect every company, household, and investor. In Future Energy, author Bill Paul-a national energy and environmentaljournalist for more than thirty years-skillfully addresses the investment implications of this new oil industry and shows you how to profit from the changes that lie ahead. Filled with in-depth insights and expert advice, Future Energy will introduce you to some of the most essential issues found within this new environment, including: The companies that will be counted on as the producers andinfrastructure providers of the new oil industry Why you should consider holding «oil shock» absorbing investmentsin your portfolio How electricity will become a new transportation fuel, providingunprecedented transportation fuel diversity The role that substitute liquid fuels (SLFs) will play in the newoil industry And much more
Fausto Gallucci Process Intensification for Sustainable Energy Conversion Fausto Gallucci Process Intensification for Sustainable Energy Conversion Новинка

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This book addresses the application of process intensification to sustainable energy production, combining two very topical subject areas. Due to the increasing process of petroleum, sustainable energy production technologies must be developed, for example bioenergy, blue energy, chemical looping combustion, concepts for CO2 capture etc. Process intensification offers significant competitive advantages, because it provides more efficient processes, leading to outstanding cost reduction, increased productivity and more environment-friendly processes.
Daniel Lacalle The Energy World is Flat. Opportunities from the End of Peak Oil Daniel Lacalle The Energy World is Flat. Opportunities from the End of Peak Oil Новинка

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A stronger, more informed approach to the energy markets The Energy World Is Flat provides a forward-looking analysis of the energy markets and addresses the implications of their rapid transformation. Written by acknowledged expert Daniel Lacalle, who is actively engaged with energy portfolios in the financial space, this book is grounded in experience with the world of high-stakes finance, and relays a realist's perspective of the current and future state of the energy markets. Readers will be brought up to date on the latest developments in the area, and learn the strategies that allow investors to profit from these developments. An examination of the markets' history draws parallels between past and current shifts, and a discussion of technological advancements helps readers understand the issues driving these changes. Energy has always been at the forefront of the economic agenda, being both the key to and a driver for development and growth. Its centrality to the world of finance makes it imperative for investors and analysts to understand the energy markets, irrespective of where on the wide range of energy spectrum observers they fall. The Energy World Is Flat is a guide to the past, present, and future of these crucial markets, and the strategies that make them profitable. These include: Understanding the state of the energy markets, including key developments and changes Discovering the ten pillars of a successful energy investment strategy Reviewing the history of the energy markets to put recent changes into perspective Learning which technologies are driving the changes, and how it will affect investors The recent energy market changes were both unexpected and so fundamental in nature that they represent a true shift in the energy macro- and microeconomic landscape. Investors and analysts seeking a stronger approach to these markets need the expert guidance provided by The Energy World Is Flat.
Beth Jones P. Energy Management and Efficiency for the Process Industries Beth Jones P. Energy Management and Efficiency for the Process Industries Новинка

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7743.11 руб.
Provides a unique overview of energy management for the process industries Provides an overall approach to energy management and places the technical issues that drive energy efficiency in context Combines the perspectives of freewheeling consultants and corporate insiders In two sections, the book provides the organizational framework (Section 1) within which the technical aspects of energy management, described in Section 2, can be most effectively executed Includes success stories from three very different companies that have achieved excellence in their energy management efforts Covers energy management, including the role of the energy manager, designing and implementing energy management programs, energy benchmarking, reporting, and energy management systems Technical topics cover efficiency improvement opportunities in a wide range of utility systems and process equipment types, as well as techniques to improve process design and operation
Hossam Gabbar A. Energy Conservation in Residential, Commercial, and Industrial Facilities Hossam Gabbar A. Energy Conservation in Residential, Commercial, and Industrial Facilities Новинка

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An authoritative and comprehensive guide to managing energy conservation in infrastructures Energy Conservation in Residential, Commercial, and Industrial Facilities offers an essential guide to the business models and engineering design frameworks for the implementation of energy conservation in infrastructures. The presented models of both physical and technological systems can be applied to a wide range of structures such as homes, hotels, public facilities, industrial facilities, transportation, and water/energy supply systems. The authors—noted experts in the field—explore the key performance indicators that are used to evaluate energy conservation strategies and the energy supply scenarios as part of the design and operation of energy systems in infrastructures. The text is based on a systems approach that demonstrates the effective management of building energy knowledge and supports the simulation, evaluation, and optimization of several building energy conservation scenarios. In addition, the authors explore new methods of developing energy semantic network (ESN) superstructures, energy conservation optimization techniques, and risk-based life cycle assessments. This important text: Defines the most effective ways to model the infrastructure of physical and technological systems Includes information on the most widely used techniques in the validation and calibration of building energy simulation Offers a discussion of the sources, quantification, and reduction of uncertainty Presents a number of efficient energy conservation strategies in infrastructure systems, including HVAC, lighting, appliances, transportation, and industrial facilities Describes illustrative case studies to demonstrate the proposed energy conservation framework, practices, methods, engineering designs, control, and technologies Written for students studying energy conservation as well as engineers designing the next generation of buildings, Energy Conservation in Residential, Commercial, and Industrial Facilities offers a wide-ranging guide to the effective management of energy conservation in infrastructures.
Betty Simkins Energy Finance and Economics. Analysis and Valuation, Risk Management, and the Future of Energy Betty Simkins Energy Finance and Economics. Analysis and Valuation, Risk Management, and the Future of Energy Новинка

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Thought leaders and experts offer the most current information and insights into energy finance Energy Finance and Economics offers the most up-to-date information and compelling insights into the finance and economics of energy. With contributions from today's thought leaders who are experts in various areas of energy finance and economics, the book provides an overview of the energy industry and addresses issues concerning energy finance and economics. The book focuses on a range of topics including corporate finance relevant to the oil and gas industry as well as addressing issues of unconventional, renewable, and alternative energy. A timely compendium of information and insights centering on topics related to energy finance Written by Betty and Russell Simkins, two experts on the topic of the economics of energy Covers special issues related to energy finance such as hybrid cars, energy hedging, and other timely topics In one handy resource, the editors have collected the best-thinking on energy finance.
Makuch Karen Environmental and Energy Law Makuch Karen Environmental and Energy Law Новинка

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Despite bringing prosperity, industrialisation generally leads to increasing levels of pollution which has a detrimental impact on the environment. In response, legislation which seeks to control or prevent such impact has become common. Similarly, climate change and energy security have become major drivers for the regulatory regimes that have emerged in the energy field. Given the global or regional scope of many environmental problems, international cooperation is often necessary to ensure such legislation is effective. The EU and the UK have contributed to the development of the environmental and energy law regimes currently in force, spanning across international, transnational and national levels. At the same time, practical responses to environmental and energy problems have largely been the focus of engineers, scientists and other technical experts. Environmental & Energy Law attempts to bridge the knowledge gap between legal developments designed to achieve environmental and/or energy-related objectives and the practical, scientific and technical considerations applicable to the same environmental problems. In particular, it attempts to convey a broad range of topical issues in environmental and energy law, from climate and energy regulation, technology innovation and transfer, to pollution control, environmental governance and enforcement. In addition the book outlines key sector specific legal regimes (including water, waste and air quality management), focusing on issues or topics that are particularly relevant to both environmental and energy lawyers, and engineering, science and technology-oriented professionals and students. In this vein, the book guides the reader on some basic practical applications of the law within scientific, engineering and other practical settings. The book will be useful to all those working or studying in the environmental or energy arena, including law students, legal professionals, engineering and science students and professionals. By adopting a multi-disciplinary approach to environmental and energy law, the book embraces all readerships and helps to address the often thorny problem of communication between scientists, engineers, lawyers and policy-makers.
Ulrich Pfammatter Building for a Changing Culture and Climate. World Atlas of Sustainable Arrchitecture Ulrich Pfammatter Building for a Changing Culture and Climate. World Atlas of Sustainable Arrchitecture Новинка

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The author of this book aims to encourage an awareness of sustainability as it is implemented across all areas of planning and design, and the ability to think and act on this knowledge. This book will explore in genuine depth the sustainable strategies that could be applied, along with the practical work of key figures in the built environment, setting these against historical experiences and traditional cultures. It also aimes to revive the discourse around these subjects. Achieving this will require the involvement of architects and structural, energy and environmental engineers, construction businesses and specialists, research institutes and universities. The five chapters and 333 show-cased projects reflect important stages in the architectural and engineering-based design process, stages which need to be addressed when dealing with sustainable strategies in the built environment.
Avi Blau Why What Works, Doesn.t Avi Blau Why What Works, Doesn.t Новинка

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Many environmental problems have to do with energy use, it is therefore very surprising that profitable opportunities to reduce energy consumption, awarding both economical and environmental benefits, are not more widely implemented. This work lists examples of such technological opportunities, discusses the barriers to their adoption, and suggests policy solutions to overcome these barriers. The focus group for this research are municipalities as energy users, mainly in Israel and Sweden. The author concludes that increase use of environmental technologies is possible, many times with economic gains even in the short range. Municipalities alone cannot be expected to take upon themselves the risks and costs of adoption of these new technologies, and therefore central government has a crucial role in creating a supportive environment for such a process. The main barrier to such a development is conservatism of public officials and decision makers.
Stefano Fiorenzani The Handbook of Energy Trading Stefano Fiorenzani The Handbook of Energy Trading Новинка

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To thrive in today's booming energy trading market you need cutting-edge knowledge of the latest energy trading strategies, backed up by rigorous testing and practical application Unique in its practical approach, The Handbook of Energy Trading is your definitive guide. It provides a valuable insight into the latest strategies for trading energy—all tried and tested in maintaining a competitive advantage—illustrated with up-to-the-minute case studies from the energy sector. The handbook takes you through the key aspects of energy trading, from operational strategies and mathematical methods to practical techniques, with advice on structuring your energy trading business to optimise success in the energy market. A unique integrated market approach by authors who combine academic theory with vast professional and practical experience Guidance on the types of energy trading strategies and instruments and how they should be used Soaring prices and increasingly complex global markets have created an explosion in the need for robust technical knowledge in the field of energy trading, derivatives, and risk management. The Handbook of Energy Trading is essential reading for all energy trading professionals, energy traders, and risk managers, and in fact anyone who has ever asked: 'what is energy trading?'
Yunfei Chen Energy Harvesting Communications. Principles and Theories Yunfei Chen Energy Harvesting Communications. Principles and Theories Новинка

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11450.25 руб.
Provides a systematic overview of a hot research area, examining the principles and theories of energy harvesting communications This book provides a detailed and advanced level introduction to the fundamentals of energy harvesting techniques and their use in state-of-the-art communications systems. It fills the gap in the market by covering both basic techniques in energy harvesting and advanced topics in wireless communications. More importantly, it discusses the application of energy harvesting in communications systems to give readers at different levels a full understanding of these most recent advances in communications technologies. The first half of Energy Harvesting Communications: Principles and Theories focuses on the challenges brought by energy harvesting in communications. The second part of the book looks at different communications applications enhanced by energy harvesting. It offers in-depth chapters that: discuss different energy sources harvested for communications; examine the energy harvesters used for widely used sources; study the physical layer and upper layer of the energy harvesting communications device; and investigate wireless powered communications, energy harvesting cognitive radios, and energy harvesting relaying as applications. Methodically examines the state-of-the-art of energy harvesting techniques Provides comprehensive coverage from basic energy harvesting sources and devices to the end users of these sources and devices Looks at the fundamental principles of energy harvesting communications, and biomedical application and intra-body communications Written in a linear order so that beginners can learn the subject and experienced users can attain a broader view Written by a renowned expert in the field, Energy Harvesting Communications: Principles and Theories is an excellent resource for students, researchers, and others interested in the subject.
Mukhtar Ahmad Operation and Control of Renewable Energy Systems Mukhtar Ahmad Operation and Control of Renewable Energy Systems Новинка

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