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- World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 127.00
The use of the wind as an energy source is increasing and growing worldwide. Wind energy is an important non-fossil option to supplement fossil (coal, natural gas and oil) and nuclear fuels for the generation of electricity. Many parts of the world, particularly the coastlines of Western Europe, North Africa, North and South America, India, Eastern... more...
- OECD Publishing 2012; US$ 140.00
The global energy system faces urgent challenges. Concerns about energy security are growing, as highlighted by the recent political turmoil in Northern Africa and the nuclear incident in Fukushima. At the same time, the need to respond to climate change is more critical than ever. Against this background, many governments have increased efforts to... more...
- Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2008; US$ 40.00
Nonimaging optics is a subdiscipline of optics whose development over the last 35?40 years was led by scientists from the University of Chicago and other cooperating individuals and institutions. The approach provides a formalism that allows the design of optical devices that approach the maximum physically attainable geometric concentration for a... more...
- iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2011; US$ 390.00
Energy harvesting, also known as power harvesting or energy scavenging, is the process by which energy is derived from external sources, such as solar, wind, kinetic, and thermal and salinity gradients. This energy is captured and stored and is used for low-energy electronics. Energyharvesting, particularly from remote sources, is a striking alternative... more...
- Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00
Although the solar energy industry has experienced rapid growth recently, high-level management of photovoltaic (PV) arrays has remained an open problem. As sensing and monitoring technology continues to improve, there is an opportunity to deploy sensors in PV arrays in order to improve their management. In this book, we examine the potential role... more...
- Artech House 2010; US$ 153.00
This unique resource provides a detailed understanding of the options for harvesting energy from localized, renewable sources to supply power to autonomous wireless systems. You are introduced to a variety of types of autonomous system and wireless networks and discover the capabilities of existing battery-based solutions, RF solutions, and fuel cells.... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 49.95
The conventional approach for energy saving in a process system is to maximize heat recovery without changing any process conditions by using pinch technology. "Self-heat recuperation technology" was developed to achieve further energy saving in the process system by eliminating the necessity for any external heat input, such as firing or... more...
- OECD Publishing 2012; US$ 168.00
This volume contains data for 2009 and 2010 on the supply and consumption of coal, oil, natural gas, electricity, heat, renewables and waste presented as comprehensive energy balances. Data are expressed in thousand tonnes of oil equivalent for over 100 non-OECD countries. Historical tables summarise production, trade and final consumption data... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 129.00
The present book was written to address the needs of those readers interested in wind energy converters. The authors have tried to strike a balance between a short book chapter and a very detailed book for experts in the field. There were three prime reasons behind doing so: first, the field is highly interdisciplinary and requires a more accessible... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 99.95
Are you developing strategies for a future sustainable energy supply? Are you designing policies to deploy renewable energy technologies in your country? Are you looking for new tools and measures to make your policies more effective? Are you planning to make decisions on renewable energy investments in certain countries and are you checking their... more...