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- ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 75.00
Global energy needs have increased dramatically over the past 100 years, and they will continue to increase, creating energy, environmental, and social crises. Can we solve this problem? The first step, according to the authors of Energy Use Worldwide: A Reference Handbook , is to understand fundamental energy issues. Combining their knowledge... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 100.39
Das Fachbuch befasst sich mit der konkreten Anwendung des betrieblichen Energiemanagements in der industriellen Praxis. Effiziente Methoden für sowohl den Einstieg als auch die umfassende Anwendung des betrieblichen Energiemanagements werden dargestellt und anhand von Beispielen erläutert. Die Inhalte gehen zurück auf die langjährigen Erfahrungen... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 206.35
This book reviews the main energy sources, production problems and energy perspectives in Germany and Mexico. It surveys the status of traditional and alternative energy sources, including fossil fuels, nuclear, hydraulic, eolic, solar, and hydrogen cells. The book emphasizes the search for answers to such questions as What are the main problems of... more...
- Elsevier Science 1993; US$ 72.95
This timely volume provides a comprehensive review of current technology for all ocean energies. It opens with an analysis of ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC), with and without the use of an intermediate fluid. The historical and economic background is reviewed, and the geographical areas in which this energy could be utilized are pinpointed.... more...
- Teacher Created Materials Publishing 2007; US$ 8.99
Energy is all around us?humans use energy, machines use energy, and heat and power use energy. Energy is found in many forms and there are many energy sources. People are working to develop new, renewable sources of energy for future generations. more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 67.99
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...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 368.20
This monograph presents theoretical methods, computational results and experimental demonstrations of this concept applied to discrete and continuous coupled nonlinear oscillators. It demonstrates the wide applicability of targeted nonlinear energy transfer. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 40.00
For 200 years industrial civilization has relied on the combustion of abundant and cheap carbon fuels. But continued reliance has had perilous consequences. On the one hand there is the insecurity of relying on the world's most unstable region - the Middle East - compounded by the imminence of peak oil, growing scarcity and mounting prices. On the... more...