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- CRC Press 2015; US$ 169.95
Introduction to Nonimaging Optics covers the theoretical foundations and design methods of nonimaging optics, as well as key concepts from related fields. This fully updated, revised, and expanded Second Edition : Features a new and intuitive introduction with a basic description of the advantages of nonimaging optics Adds new chapters on wavefronts... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 12.95
In Running Dry , historian Toby Jones explores the various ways that modern society?s unquenchable thirst for carbon-based energy is endangering water, particularly in the Western United States where there has been a rapid push to extract newfound energy resources alongside the accelerating loss or pollution of critical water resources. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 109.95
Wind power is developing rapidly, in terms of both the number of new installations and in interest from stakeholders including policy-makers, NGOs, research scientists, industry and the general public.Unlike the majority of other texts on wind power, which are written primarily for engineers or policy analysts, this book specifically targets those... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
This book breaks new ground in the studies of green transition. It frames the ongoing transformation in terms of a "battle of modernities" with the emerging vision of ecomodernity as the final destination. It also offers a systematic exploration of the potential for extensive transformation of carbon-intensive sectors ? with a focus on energy and... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 9.99
Wolfgang Osterhage stellt, aufbauend auf den Grundlagen der Thermodynamik, die heute angebotenen technischen L÷sungen der Energieumwandlung in nutzbare elektrische Energie und Wńrme vor. Dabei beschreibt der Autor komprimiert sowohl traditionelle Kraftwerke als auch die aktuell bevorzugten Formen der Energiegewinnung durch Wind, Sonneneinstrahlung... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2015; US$ 129.00
This book provides timely, multidisciplinary cross-national comparison of the institutional and social processes through which renewable energy landscapes have emerged in Southern Europe. On the basis of case studies in these countries, it analyzes the way in which and the extent to which the development of renewable energies has affected landscape... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 121.00
While solar is the fastest-growing energy source in the world, key concerns around solar power?s inherent variability threaten to de-rail that scale-up . Currently, integration of intermittent solar resources into the grid creates added complication to load management, leading some utilities to reject it altogether, while other operators may penalize... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 99.00
This book shows business professionals, researchers and students the beneficial role of sustainable energy inside the supply chain. It is organized around case studies and features examples that will contribute to the solution of real-world problems. more...
- Apple Academic Press 2015; US$ 159.95
Wind power is one of the fastest developing sources of renewable energy. It makes substantial contributions to power grids around the globe, and it promises to play a prominent role in the world?s future energy security. Given that reality, there is an ongoing need for research that investigates the potential of specific regions for wind-farm development,... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 130.00
Covers all the key areas of wind resource assessment technologies from an engineer’s perspective Focuses on wind analysis for wind plant siting, design and analysis Addresses all aspects from atmospheric boundary layer characteristics, to wind resource measurement systems, uncertainties in measurements, computations and analyses, to... more...