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- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 105.00
This book consists mainly of revised versions of the papers presented at the "Energy Systems and Technologies: as Approached from Adaptive Complexity" symposium sessions during the 4th International Conference on "New Energy Systems and Conversions" (20-30 June 1999; Osaka University, Japan), as well as some pertinent additional research reports. ... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 138.50
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... more...
- Ruka Press 2013; US$ 11.99
This thoroughly researched and wholly engaging book investigates the economic, ecological, political, and psychological issues behind the Keystone XL pipeline?a project so controversial it has inspired the largest expression of civil disobedience since the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. With enough carbon trapped in the Canadian tar sands to... more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2013; US$ 64.00
This e-book discusses methods that businesses may employ to reduce energy costs related to managing industrial buildings through environmentally sustainable methods. There are several chapters covering various aspects of energy assessments and each chapter is linked to case histories that are given in the appendix. The chapters cover energy efficient... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 79.95
Energy Efficiency: Towards the End of Demand Growth is a detailed guide to new energy efficiency technologies and policy frameworks affecting the profitability of efficiency projects. The contributions drawn together by F.P. Sioshansi feature insights from recognized thought leaders, detailed examinations of evolving technologies, and practical case... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 277.00
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... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 194.00
Competition for energy resources worldwide will almost certainly increase because of population growth and economic expansion, especially in countries such as China and India, with large populations. In addition, environmental concerns with the use of certain energy sources add a complicating factor to decisions about energy use. Therefore there is... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 99.95
This book features a collection of papers on the issues, intricacies, and challenges relating to energy and environmental science. It offers expert coverage of the various technological aspects of sustainable energy ecosystems, including processes that improve energy efficiency and reduce CO2 and other greenhouse emissions. It also addresses the need... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 195.00
"True sustainability" is the line of engineering research and practice that is giving rise to a series of Scrivener textbooks, such as Khan & Islam's best-selling The Greening of Petroleum Operations . Making explicit reference to his own recently-published book in this series, Sustainable Energy Pricing, as the companion volume of this book,... more...
- Watershed Media 2012; US$ 19.95
The Energy Reader takes an unflinching look at the environmental devastation created by our thirst for energy?including supposedly ?clean? renewable sources. From oil spills, nuclear accidents, and mountaintop-removal coal mining to oversized wind farms and desert-destroying solar power plants, virtually every region of the globe is now experiencing... more...