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- Wiley 2013; US$ 195.00
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$ 29.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95
Beginning with an overview of renewable energy sources including biomass, hydroelectricity, geothermal, tidal, wind and solar power, this book explores the fundamentals of different renewable energy systems. The main focus is on technologies with high development potential such as solar thermal systems, photovoltaics and wind power. This text not only... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
Global climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our times and in order to tackle this carbon emissions need to be mitigated. China and India have recently become some of the world?s largest greenhouse gas emitters. Transitions to low carbon energy, for reducing emissions that lead to climate change, are therefore an urgent priority for... more...
- The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2014; US$ 120.00
Wind Power Integration provides a wide-ranging discussion on all major aspects of wind power integration into electricity supply systems. This second edition has been fully revised and updated to take account of the significant growth in wind power deployment in the past few years. New discussions have been added to describe developments in wind turbine... more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 125.00
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...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 39.40
Hauptbeschreibung Die Erde hat rund vier Milliarden Jahre gebraucht, um der Menschheit angenehme Klima- und Umweltbedingungen zum Leben zu bieten. Wenn die Industrialisierung unserer Gesellschaft unvermindert voranschreitet, wird die ansteigende Verschlechterung der Klimabedingungen die Lebensbedingungen der Menschheit dauerhaft zerstören. Eine wesentliche... 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...
- Oxford University Press 1985; US$ 209.99
1. Survey of Solar Equipment and Applications 2. Solar Geometry 3. Insolation Data and Models 4. Collector Efficiency and Collector Testing 5. Fundamentals of Optics for Solar Collectors 6. Optics of Nontracking Collectors 7. Tracking Concentrator Types 8. Optical Analysis and Optimization of Parabolic Reflectors 9. Heat Transfer in Solar Collectors 10.... more...