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Environmental Engineering & Technology

  • Vibration and Oscillation of Hydraulic Machineryby Hideo Ohashi

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This volume is concerned with vibration-free and quiet operation of hydraulic machines. It deals with the problems caused by mechanical and hydraulic excitations in hydraulic machinery (except for transients which are treated in a separate volume). The invited authors from five continents are internationally recognized experts in their fields. The... more...

  • Carbon Capture and its Storageby Clair Gough; Simon Shackley

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Climate change is arguably the most important environmental issue that the world currently faces. Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) offers the possibility of significant reductions in the volume of CO2 released into the atmosphere in the near to medium term. As a fairly new technology that has not been widely adopted, there remain some uncertainties... more...

  • Breaking New Groundby Linda Starke

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 88.95

    Mining is fundamental to our lives - we wear and travel in; build, cook and communicate with its products daily. However, it is also one of the most environmentally damaging industries. This study examines how such a huge and multi-facetted industry can be made sustainable, minimizing its harmful impacts and maximizing its social and economic contribution.... more...

  • New Principles in Planning Evaluationby Abdul Khakee; Angela Hull; Donald Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book provides recently developed and tested methods for assessing the strengths and weaknesses of planning and policy options. Several contributions focus on new substantive areas of concern in planning evaluation, including environmental justice and sustainable urban development. Applications of evaluation in several planning contexts are... more...

  • Environmentalism in Turkeyby Fikret Adaman; Murat Arsel

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Bringing together a mixture of theoretical discussion, political analyses and illustrative case studies, this volume provides the first comprehensive scholarly analysis of the tension between environmental protection and economic development in Turkey. Through its dual focus on democratization and modernization, this book also makes an important contribution... more...

  • Island Power Systemsby Lukas Sigrist; Enrique Lobato; Francisco M. Echavarren; Ignacio Egido; Luis Rouco

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 179.95

    A major concern of island power systems is frequency stability. A power system is said to be frequency stable if its generators are able to supply their loads at a frequency within acceptable limits after a disturbance. Frequency instability occurs if load-generation imbalances are not corrected in appropriate manner and time. Since island power systems... more...

  • Forest Value Chain Optimization and Sustainabilityby Sophie D'Amours; Mustapha Ouhimmou; Jean-François Audy; Yan Feng

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 129.95

    This book provides a global perspective on the various issues that the industry has to face as well as to provide some key global strategies that can help coping with those global challenges, such as collaboration, strategic value chain planning, and interdependency analyses. It presents literature reviews, strategic research orientations, assessment... more...

  • Sustainable Hydraulics in the Era of Global Changeby Sébastien Erpicum; Benjamin Dewals; Pierre Archambeau; Michel Pirotton

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 309.95

    In an increasingly urbanized world, water systems must be designed and operated according to innovative standards in terms of climate adaptation, resource efficiency, sustainability and resilience. This grand challenge triggers unprecedented questions for hydro-environment research and engineering. Shifts in paradigms are urgently needed in the way... more...

  • Climate Change Finance and International Lawby Alexander Zahar

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Since 2010, a significant quantity of international climate change finance has begun to reach developing countries. However, the transfer of finance under the international climate change regime ? the legal and ethical obligations that underpin it, the constraints on its use, its intended outcomes, and its successes, failures, and future potential... more...

  • How Power Shapes Energy Transitions in Southeast Asiaby Jens Marquardt

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    An understanding of the role of energy-related governance systems and the conditions required for a shift towards renewables in developing countries is urgently needed in order to tap into the global potential of low-carbon development. Although renewable energy sources have become technically feasible and economically viable, social and political... more...