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  • Hydrogen Production, Separation and Purification for Energyby Angelo Basile; Francesco Dalena; Jianhua Tong; T. Nejat Veziroglu

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2017; US$ 165.00

    Hydrogen can be used for electricity generation, for transportation, as well as, mixed with natural gas, for heating, thus reducing the carbon emissions of all parts of the energy system. This book describes the current techniques for producing hydrogen and discusses the current challenges. more...

  • Sun Towards High Noonby Peter F. Varadi

    Pan Stanford Publishing 2017; US$ 34.95

    The meteoric expansion of the solar (PV) industry resulted from an incredible reduction in the prices of PV systems?first described in the author?s earlier book Sun above the Horizon. It began early in the new century and continued in the following decade with an extraordinary upswing. As a result, by the end of 2016, the worldwide PV operational... more...

  • Polysaccharide Based Supercapacitorsby Soon Yee Liew; Wim Thielemans; Stefan Freunberger; Stefan Spirk

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 46.64

    This book provides an excellent introduction into polysaccharide-based supercapacitors. It includes fundamental knowledge on supercaps as well as an overview of currently available approaches reported in the literature. Written by an international team of leading academics, this brief is aimed at a variety of readers with an interest in polysaccharide... more...

  • Biorefineriesby Miriam Rabašal; Ana F. Ferreira; Carla A. M. Silva; Mßrio Costa

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 141.02

    This book addresses the potential of the transformation of biomass into a wide range of marketable products, and examines the biological, biochemical, physical and thermal processing of biomass into products such as fuels, power, heat, feeds, chemicals and materials. Respective chapters explore various topics including biomass characterization, biomass... more...

  • Simulation Approach Towards Energy Flexible Manufacturing Systemsby Jan Beier

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 108.47

    This authored monograph provides in-depth analysis and methods for aligning electricity demand of manufacturing systems to VRE supply. The book broaches both long-term system changes and real-time manufacturing execution and control, and the author presents a concept with different options for improved energy flexibility including battery,... more...

  • Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks for Smart Citiesby Anis Laouiti; Amir Qayyum; Mohamad Naufal Mohamad Saad

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 162.71

    This book presents selected articles from the Second International Workshop on Vehicular Adhoc Networks for Smart Cities, 2016 (IWVSC?2016). In order to promote further research activities and challenges, it highlights recent developments in vehicular networking technologies and their role in future smart cities. more...

  • Inspection and Monitoring Technologies of Transmission Lines with Remote Sensingby Yi Hu; Kai Liu

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 150.00

    Inspection and Monitoring Technologies of Transmission Lines with Remote Sensing helps readers build a thorough understanding of new technologies and world-class practices developed by the State Grid Corporation of China?the organization responsible for the world?s largest power distribution network. Monitoring the operational status of high-voltage... more...

  • Advances in Refining Catalysisby Deniz Uner

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 159.95

    To meet changing market demands that have stringent emission standards and to ensure proper performance in refinery units, evaluation of novel catalyst designs and results from material characterization and testing of catalysts are of crucial importance for refiners as well as for catalyst manufacturers. This book highlights recent developments in... more...

  • Power Switching Componentsby Kaveh Niayesh; Magne Runde

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 108.47

    This book focuses on the theory and application of power switching components in power networks. More specifically, it discusses current interruption theory, applied stresses to switching components in power networks and appropriate methods to test their different functionalities. It reviews the basic working principles of current technologies and... more...

  • Aerodynamics of Turbines and Compressors. (HSA-1)by William R. Hawthorne

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 113.50 US$ 103.29

    Volume X of the High Speed Aerodynamics and Jet Propulsion series. Contents include: Theory of Two-Dimensional Flow through Cascades; Three-Dimensional Flow in Turbomachines; Experimental Techniques; Flow in Cascades; The Axial Compressor Stage; The Supersonic Compressor; Aerodynamic Design of Axial Flow Turbines; The Radial Turbine; The Centrifugal... more...