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- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 220.00
Biodiesel is one of the main biofuels capable of substituting fossil fuel usage in compression ignition vehicles, and is used in a variety of fuel blends worldwide. First-generation biodiesel has been used in national markets for some time, with fuel quality standards in place for this purpose. There remain, however, several restrictions to sustainable... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 330.00
Membrane materials allow for the selective separation of gas and vapour and for ion transport. Materials research and development continues to drive improvements in the design, manufacture and integration of membrane technologies as critical components in both sustainable energy and clean industry applications. Membrane utilisation offers process simplification... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 280.00
In response to the global increase in the use of biofuels as substitute transportation fuels, advanced chemical, biochemical and thermochemical biofuels production routes are fast being developed. Research and development in this field is aimed at improving the quality and environmental impact of biofuels production, as well as the overall efficiency... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 280.00
Bioethanol is one of the main biofuels currently used as a petroleum-substitute in transport applications. However, conflicts over food supply and land use have made its production and utilisation a controversial topic. Second generation bioalcohol production technology, based on (bio)chemical conversion of non-food lignocellulose, offers potential... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 325.00
Biodiesel production is a rapidly advancing field worldwide, with biodiesel fuel increasingly being used in compression ignition (diesel) engines. Biodiesel has been extensively studied and utilised in developed countries, and it is increasingly being introduced in developing countries, especially in regions with high potential for sustainable biodiesel... more...
- Penguin Group US 2015; US$ 14.99
A Soul of the New Machine for our time, a gripping account of invention, commerce, and duplicity in the age of technology A worldwide race is on to perfect the next engine of economic growth, the advanced lithium-ion battery. It will power the electric car, relieve global warming, and catapult the winner into a new era of economic and political... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 80.00
With increasing concern over climate change and the security of energy supplies, wind power is emerging as an important source of electrical energy throughout the world. Modern wind turbines use advanced power electronics to provide efficient generator control and to ensure compatible operation with the power system. Wind Energy Generation describes... more...
- Lexxion Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 2014; US$ 43.54
Den Verbandsgemeinden, Städten und Gemeinden ist als Planungsträgern für die städtebauliche Planung eine umfassende Aufgabenverantwortung für die nachhaltige städtebauliche Entwicklung zugeordnet. Sie sollen bei der Bauleitplanung einen Beitrag zum Klimaschutz leisten und gleichzeitig eine angemessene Umweltvorsorge gewährleisten. Umwelt- und energiefachliche... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 119.00
The book presents the latest power conversion and control technology in modern wind energy systems. It has nine chapters, covering technology overview and market survey, electric generators and modeling, power converters and modulation techniques, wind turbine characteristics and configurations, and control schemes for fixed- and variable-speed wind... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 365.00
Biorefineries are an essential technology in converting biomass into biofuels or other useful materials. Advances in Biorefineries provides a comprehensive overview of biorefining processing techniques and technologies, and the biofuels and other materials produced. Part one focuses on methods of optimizing the biorefining process and assessing... more...