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- Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 505.00
* Clear and concise, information is analysed and presented in both a resource-by-resource and country-by-country approach * Comprehensive, the outlook for seventeen energy resources including all major fossil and renewable resources is evaluated * Free CD-Rom will help electronic navigation of this comprehensive resource The Survey of Energy Resources... more...
- McGraw-Hill 2006; US$ 21.95
The fast and easy way to get up-to-speed on alternative energy . Because of current events, geopolitics, and natural disasters, the cost of fuel is front and center in our lives. This book provides a concise look at all forms of energy, including fossil fuels, electric, solar, biodiesel, nuclear, hydroelectric, wind, and renewable fuel cells.... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 21.99
Get the truth about alternative energy and make it part of your life Want to utilize cleaner, greener types of energy? This plain-English guide clearly explains the popular forms of alternative energy that you can use in your home, your car, and more. Separating myth from fact, this resource explores the current fossil fuel conundrum, the benefits... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 230.00
This comprehensive manual from British Gas presents the most recent developments in the practice and theory of domestic gas burner design. The three principal types are analysed in detail and new concepts are examined and their latest more...
- Taylor and Francis 1986; US$ 360.00
It was in 1981 that the joint sub-committee ?minerals and metals?, set up in the framework of EEC-Canadian cooperation, decided to launch a publication which would provide an overall view of the progress achieved at international level in the field of research into asbestos. The publication, which appeared in 1982 under the title Asbestos: Directory... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 209.00
Fossil fuels, particularly crude oil, are confined to a few regions of the world and the continuity of supply is governed by dynamic political, economic and ecological factors. A coherent energy strategy is required, addressing both energy supply and demand, taking account of the whole energy lifecycle. more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 34.95
In this masterpiece, the renowned chemistry Nobel Laureate, George A. Olah and his colleagues discuss in a clear and readily accessible manner the use of methanol as a viable alternative to our diminishing fossil fuel resources. They look at the pros and cons of our current main energy sources, namely oil and natural gas, and varied renewable energies,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 47.95
The impending threats of catastrophic climate change and peak oil are driving our society towards increased use of biomass for energy, chemical compounds and other materials - the beginnings of a biobased economy. As alternative development models for the biobased economy emerge, we need to determine potential applications, their perspectives and possible... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 90.00
Faced with the twin threats of peak oil and climate change, many governments have turned for an answer to the apparent panacea of biofuels. Yet, increasingly, the progressive implementation of this solution demonstrates that the promise of biofuels as a replacement to fossil fuels is in fact a mirage that, if followed, risks leaving us short of power,... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 129.99
Biofuel is a renewable energy source produced from natural (biobased) materials. This book discusses the production of transportation fuels from biomass (such as wood, straw and household waste) by Fischer-Tropsch synthesis. It is suitable for undergraduates, postgraduates and researchers in energy engineering, and professional fuel engineers. more...