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Environmental Engineering & Technology

  • Building with Straw Balesby Barbara Jones

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2015; US$ 29.15

    Building with Straw Bales explains in straightforward terms the principles of straw-bale building. It covers design principles; the different types of foundations; how to raise and stabilise walls and protect them from the weather, including a detailed analysis of how straw performs with humidity; and how straw-bale buildings can easily meet Building... more...

  • Toward a Sustainable Wine Industryby Luann Preston-Wilsey

    Apple Academic Press 2015; US$ 139.95

    Toward a Sustainable Wine Industry: Green Enology in Practice takes a broad look at the emerging trend of using sustainable wine production methods and business practices. It covers a multitude of aspects of the sustainable wine industry, including production methods, recycling efforts, customer behavior, sustainable business practices, and more.... more...

  • Efficiency and Sustainability in Biofuel Productionby Barnabas Gikonyo

    Apple Academic Press 2015; US$ 139.95

    The world's interest in reducing petroleum use has led to the rapid development of the biofuel industry over the past decade or so. However, there is increasing concern over how current food-based biofuels affect both food security and the environment. Second-generation biofuels, however, use widely available sources such as non-food lignocellulosic-based... more...

  • Sugarcane as Biofuel Feedstockby Barnabas Gikonyo

    Apple Academic Press 2015; US$ 139.95

    As the world?s energy hunger grows ever larger, fossil fuel reserves are diminishing?and concerns about climate change remind us that our love affair with fossil fuels cannot continue much longer. This has inspired intense research into sustainable energy sources. Biofuels seemed initially promising, but the world soon realized that food-based biofuel... more...

  • Power and Energyby David Kong

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 199.00

    Power and Energy contains 86 selected papers from the International Conference on Power and Energy (CPE 2014, Shanghai, China, 29-30 November 2014), and presents a wide range of topics: - Energy management, planning and policy-making - Energy technologies and environment - Energy prospects - Conventional and renewable power generation... more...

  • Fossil Fuel Emissions Control Technologiesby Bruce G. Miller

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 130.00

    An expert guide to emission control technologies and applications, Fossil Fuels Emissions Control Technologies provides engineers with a guide to link emission control strategies to available technologies, allowing them to choose the technology that best suits their individual need.  This includes reduction technologies for Nitrogen Oxides, Sulfur... more...

  • Groundwater Arsenic Remediationby Parimal Pal

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 130.00

    Arsenic abatement from groundwater in locations with a central water distribution system is relatively simple. The real challenge is selecting the most effective and affordable treatment and scale up option for locations which lack the appropriate infrastructure. Groundwater Arsenic Remediation: Treatment Technology and Scale UP provides the latest... more...

  • Plunkett's Green Technology Industry Almanac 2015by Jack W. Plunkett

    Plunkett Research, Ltd. 2015; US$ 349.99

    Plunkett'S Green Technology Industry Almanac 2015 Key Findings: &Bull;Plunkett Research Lists Top 300 Companies in Green Tech and Names Top Trends Changing the Industry for the Mid Term Key Features: &Bull;Industry Trends Analysis, Market Data and Competitive Intelligence &Bull;Market Forecasts and Industry Statistics &Bull;Industry... more...

  • Fuel Production from Non-Food Biomassby Barnabas Gikonyo

    Apple Academic Press 2015; US$ 149.95

    The practice of converting corn to ethanol is controversial, with debates currently being raged in both public policy and science. While biofuels from corn have important implications in alleviating some of the global energy crisis, critics argue that it takes away from vital agricultural products needed to feed the world?s growing population. The... more...

  • Water and Cities in Latin Americaby Ismael Aguilar-Barajas; Jürgen Mahlknecht; Jonathan Kaledin; Marianne Kjellén; Abel Mejía-Betancourt

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Approximately 80 per cent of the population of Latin America is concentrated in urban centres. Pressure on water resources and water management in cities therefore provide major challenges. Despite the importance of the issues, there has been little systematic coverage of the topic in book form. This work fills a gap in the literature by providing... more...