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- Wiley 2013; US$ 125.00
This book addresses the issues, intricacies, and challenges relating to energy and environmental sciences. Papers cover various technological aspects of sustainable energy eco-systems and processes that improve energy efficiency, and reduce and sequestrate carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) and other greenhouse emissions. The collection also emphasizes the need... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
As an introduction to energy security and justice and their implications for energy policy, this book provides a text which will be suitable for interdisciplinary modules on social and policy aspects of energy. Includes explanations of key concepts such as ethics as applied to the energy industry, as well as case studies and examples that cut across... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 149.00
Handbook of Energy, Volume II: Chronologies, Top Ten Lists, and Word Clouds draws together a comprehensive account of the energy field from the prestigious and award-winning authors of the Encyclopedia of Energy (2004), The Dictionary of Energy, Expanded Edition (2009), and the Handbook of Energy, Volume I (2013). Handbook of Energy, Volume... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 89.95
As the demand for global energy increases, fact-based evaluations of alternative energy sources are needed in order to address the growing interest in how energy is produced, provided, and transported in sustainable ways. Future Energy, Second Edition provides scientists and decision makers with the knowledge they need to understand the relative... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 24.95
People rarely stop to think about where the energy they use to power their everyday lives comes from and when they do it is often to ask a worried question: is mankind?s energy usage killing the planet? How do we deal with nuclear waste? What happens when the oil runs out? Energy: The Basics answers these questions but it also does much more. In... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 129.95
As mankind searches for energy alternatives with minimal environmental consequences and acceptable cost, it is necessary to identify valid areas of endeavor that can activate favorable energy sources and technological developments. Toward that end, The Dynamics of Energy: Supply, Conversion, and Utilization develops competence in energy matters... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
This book addresses the core issues involved in the dynamic modeling, simulation and control of a selection of energy systems such as gas turbines, wind turbines, fuel cells and batteries. The principles of modeling and control could be applied to other non-convention methods of energy generation such as solar energy and wave energy.A central feature... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 79.95
From the discovery of fire to that of the atom, the development of human societies has largely been based on the conquest of energy. In all countries, energy has gradually become one of the key factors of social and economic development, as well as capital, labor and natural resources, and now no one can do without it. After decades of cheap energy... more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 15.49
The modern world is totally dependent on a continuing supply of energy from oil and other fossil fuels.However, recent natural disasters, global political upheavals, price hikes in the cost of gas, heating oil and electricity, and the eye-watering cost of filling up a car are signposts toward an unexpected, different, energy-constrained future. The... more...