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- iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2008; US$ 380.00
Environmental concerns, the continuing rise in the cost of energy, the cost of detergents and, in many parts of the world, the availability of water, are all factors that will drive the future development of laundry detergents. While consumers continue to expect increasingly higher standards of cleanliness and hygiene from their detergents, the technology... more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2012; US$ 49.00
The E-book is a convergence point for state-of-the-art research with preliminary but confirmed results. Topics covered in this e-book include transport, electricity generation, bio-fuels, Homogenous Charge Combustion Ignition research, kinetics, thermodynamics, combustion, (photovoltaic) solar energy, biomass, hydrogen combustion, hydrogen stocking,... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 362.00 US$ 313.73
In this ready reference, top academic researchers, industry players and government officers join forces to develop commercial concepts for the transition from current nuclear or fossil fuel-based energy to renewable energy systems within a limited time span. They take into account the latest science and technology, including an analysis of the feasibility... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 133.00 US$ 115.27
This technical book explores current and future applications of solar power as an unlimited source of energy that earth receives every day. Photosynthetic organisms have learned to utilize this abundant source of energy by converting it into high-energy biochemical compounds. Inspired by the efficient conversion of solar energy into an... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 13.55
Deutschland wird seine bisher weitgehend auf fossilen Brennstoffen basierende Energieversorgung bis zum Jahr 2050 auf größtenteils regenerative Energien umstellen. Die Bürgerinnen und Bürger dieses Landes kennen dieses weltweit einzigartige Projekt unter dem Namen Energiewende. Von ihren gesellschaftlichen Wurzeln, dem Beginn ihrer Umsetzung und ihrer... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 206.95 US$ 179.36
An up-to-date and thorough treatment of the technologies, practical applications, and future of wind power, with the pros and cons and technical intricacies of various types of wind turbines and wind power prediction With the demand for energy outstripping availability from conventional sources such as fossil fuels, new sources of energy must be... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 30.95 US$ 26.82
The Fukushima nuclear incident made people ponder and question nuclear safety again, resulting in decisions by certain countries to phase out nuclear power completely. Is this the right decision? Are there better ways to deal with this important issue of the 21th century? The book analyses the pros and cons of a spectrum of energies, ranging... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 58.00
The use of wind power for the generation of electricity holds vast potential for solving the world's energy problems, but numerous technical and social issues must be addressed before that potential can be realized. This handbook will both educate students about current issues related to wind energy and introduce the ways in which mankind has harnessed... more...
- SensePublishers 2015; US$ 37.63
Although we live in an era of multiple identities and belongings, origins still seem to matter. For most people origins are obvious and transparent. We all come from somewhere. Yet talking about one?s origins can be highly sensitive and problematic depending on our roles, emotions, interlocutors and contexts. This volume problematizes the relativity,... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 100.00
This is a comprehensive book of data on the use of renewables and waste. The first part of the publication features an analysis of renewable and waste energy in OECD and non-OECD countries. The second part covers principles and definitions, and includes general notes, notes on energy sources, country notes, geographical coverage, as well as conversion... more...