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Environmental Engineering & Technology

  • Appraisal of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficient Projectsby Aidan Duffy; Martin Rogers; Lacour Ayompe

    Wiley 2015; US$ 65.95

    In the development of any new energy project, alternative schemes that meet overall project goals are usually feasible. Like any others, renewable energy and energy efficiency schemes must be evaluated against a range of criteria in order to select the most appropriate for development. Appraisal of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficient Projects... more...

  • Soft Errorsby Jean-Luc Autran; Daniela Munteanu

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 159.95

    This book addresses soft errors in digital integrated circuits subjected to the terrestrial natural radiation environment. It details the physical mechanisms at the origin of soft errors and explains how to detect, characterize, and simulate these phenomena in electronic circuits. It offers a practical knowledge and state-of-the-art survey of instrumentation... more...

  • Geofuelsby Alan R. Carroll

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 24.00

    An accessible, nontechnical introduction to Earth resources and energy systems, for a broad audience ranging from undergraduate students to lifelong learners. more...

  • Action Research for Sustainabilityby Jonas Egmose

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    How can action research further new research orientations towards sustainability? This book, empirically situated in the field of upstream public engagement, involving local residents, researchers and practitioners in bottom-up processes deliberating on urban sustainability, answers this question by analysing processes of social learning. Through analyses... more...

  • From Local Patriotism to a Planetary Perspectiveby Martina Kölbl-Ebert

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 144.95

    The Nordlinger Ries and Steinheim Basin, two conspicuous geological structures in southern Germany, were traditionally viewed as somewhat enigmatic but nevertheless definitely volcanic edifices until they were finally recognized as impact craters in the 1960s. The changing views about the origin of the craters mark an important paradigm shift in the... more...

  • Greywater Reuseby Amit Gross; Adi Maimon; Yuval Alfiya; Eran Friedler

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 119.95

    Graywater is defined as household wastewater generated by baths and showers, sinks, laundry, and kitchen/dishwashing. Reuse of graywater allows water to be used at least twice?initial use and local recycling. In some cases, water can be recovered for a third use?agriculture irrigation, thus leading to a savings of 10-20 percent of water consumption.... more...

  • Digital Control Applications Illustrated with MATLAB®by Hemchandra Madhusudan Shertukde

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 129.95

    This book covers the modeling, analysis, and design of linear discrete control systems, providing case studies of practical implementations. It describes z- and modified z-transforms, sampling and data reconstruction methods, open and closed loop transfer functions, and state-space models. It also explores steady-state and transient response analysis... more...

  • Energy Efficiency in the Urban Environmentby Heba Allah Essam E. Khalil; Essam E. Khalil

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 129.95

    This text provides an integrated view of energy systems and urban planning, supported by extensive data, references, and case studies. Dealing mainly with cities in developing nations, the book looks at various energy sources, and the ways they can be integrated for sustainability, affordability, and overall efficiency. It presents case studies to... more...

  • Handbuch Standardsoftware im betrieblichen Umweltschutzby Horst Junker; Andrea Meyer; Jessica Sangmeister

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2015; US$ 47.75

    Empirische Erhebungen belegen, dass derzeit in der betrieblichen Umweltschutzpraxis - jenseits einiger eigengefertigter Auswertungsprogramme - ein IT-Einsatz in einem nennenswerten Umfang nicht stattfindet. Ein wesentlicher Grund besteht darin, dass einschlägige, am Markt angebotene Softwareprodukte, weitgehend unbekannt sind. Diese Publikation stellt... more...

  • Boldby Peter H. Diamandis; Steven Kotler

    Simon & Schuster 2015; Not Available

    From the coauthors of the New York Times bestseller Abundance comes their much anticipated follow-up: Bold ?a radical, how-to guide for using exponential technologies, moonshot thinking, and crowd-powered tools to create extraordinary wealth while also positively impacting the lives of billions. Bold unfolds in three parts. Part One focuses... more...