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- Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 110.00
This third edition of Renewable Energy is undoubtedly one of the most complete accounts of the subject, from source through to extraction and use. The book is academically rigorous, but accessible. The author first describes the effect of the sun on the atmosphere and the creation of wind and waves, including the effects of global warming. For each... more...
- CRC Press 2007; US$ 159.95
While researchers work overtime to create new technologies and methods of providing energy, it is critical that modern industry makes the most efficient use of the energy that is currently available. The Energy Management and Conservation Handbook offers expert guidance on the planning and design of ?green? technologies. It focuses on management... more...
- 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$ 100.63
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$ 206.85
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...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 67.99 US$ 58.47
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$ 369.08
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...
- 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...