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- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 54.99
Both the forthcoming depletion of oil reserves and the urgent need to arrest global warming caused by the combustion of fossil fuels necessitates new thinking from individuals and governments alike. This book will consider a global, long-term matrix of solutions to the energy problem as a necessary condition for a sustainable future existence on this... more...
- Marcel Dekker Inc 2004; US$ 189.95
Translating fundamental principles of irreversible thermodynamics into day-to-day engineering concepts, this reference provides the tools to accurately measure process efficiency and sustainability in the power and chemical - helping engineers to recognize why losses occur and how they can be reduced utilizing familiar thermodynamic principles. more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 109.00
This volume is a result of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop that took place in Naples, Italy on July 4 through 7 of 2007. The workshop brought together the top researchers in energy technology, energy analysis, energy economics, and environmental economics from NATO countries, partner countries and Mediterranean Action countries. The book, like... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95
As cities in developing countries grow and become more prosperous, energy use shifts from fuelwood to fuels like charcoal, kerosene, and coal, and, ultimately, to fuels such as liquid petroleum gas, and electricity. Energy use is not usually considered as a social issue. Yet, as this book demonstrates, the movement away from traditional fuels has a... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
This volume examines the EUâ??s changing educational context and its challenges. Based on an extensive survey of more than 2000 European Studies courses in 30 European countries, it maps and analyses the features of teaching methodologies as they emerge from both disciplinary as well as interdisciplinary curricula. It presents a series of case studies... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation defines hazardous materials (hazmat) as a substance or material capable of posing an unreasonable risk to health, safety, or property when transported in commerce. Hazmat accidents can result in significant impact to the population (death, injuries)... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 55.95
Energy ? its source, security, price, and the efficiency of its use, are increasingly important issues for a diverse range of people. 'Energy: Management, Supply and Conservation' is a comprehensive text dealing with the theory and practice of the supply of energy, energy management and auditing, and the design of sustainable energy facilities.... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 24.95
Choose Green Systems That Conserve Resources While Matching Your Budget and Lifestyle A vital conservation and money-saving tool, Greening Your Home provides helpful information that will help you select sustainable green options that match your specific needs for every system in your house. This ?one-stop? guide provides the latest... more...
- Zed Books 2013; US$ 35.95
Energy justice is one of the most critical and yet least-developed concepts associated with sustainability. Much has been written about the sustainability of low-carbon energy, but less attention has been directed at the social and equity implications. Drawing on original expert research, this unique collection offers new thinking on how interactions... more...