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- Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 21.99
Solar power has taken a journey from what was once considered the lunatic fringe to mainstream society and industry. Looking specifically at the Solex project in Carnarvon, Western Australia, which pioneered the harvest of solar energy, this book offers an introduction to the development of renewable energy and the rise of dispersed, embedded solar... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 139.00
This book provides a practical studyof modern heat pipe engineering, discussing how it can be optimized for use on a wider scale. An introduction to operationaland design principles, this book offers a review of heat and mass transfer theory relevant to performance, leading into and exploration of the use of heat pipes, particularlyin high-heat... more...
- Springer India 2016; US$ 259.00
This contributed volume aims to provide latest updates in the area of bioenergy including biodiesel, bioethanol, biomethanation, biomass gasification, and biomass cook-stove. The proceedings of ICRABR 2015 include cutting edge research vital to R&D organizations, academics, and the industry to promote and document the recent developments in the... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 189.00
Mobilität, Sicherheit, Komfort und Umwelt sind die technischen Hauptziele der Produktentwicklung im Automobilbau. Die Reduzierung des Kraftstoffverbrauchs und die Senkung der CO2-Emission stellen dabei Entwicklungs- und Fertigungsingenieure vor immer neue Herausforderungen. Leichtbau, innovative Werkstoffe und alternative Fertigungsverfahren stehen... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2016; US$ 27.99
Fossil fuel energy is the lifeblood of the modern world. Before the Industrial Revolution, humanity depended on solar energy captured in living plants. But with the ability to harness the energy in coal and other fossil fuels, human quality of life and capacity for progress increased exponentially. With the recent advent of safe fracking techniques... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00
This guide will greatly improve the success rate of solar energy projects in remote communities in developing countries, drawing on the authors? own case studies to generate comprehensive, step-by-step procedures that replicate proven real-life strategies. more...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 175.00
This book provides a state-of-the-art perspective on industrial biorenewables. A selection of industries dealing with biomass as raw materials present their activities and industrial processes. Emphasis on each chapter includes, and is not limited to: discussion of the motivation of that specific industry to use biorenewables; a short history... more...
- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 120.00
Mobilisation of Forest Bioenergy in the Boreal and Temperate Biomes: Challenges, Opportunities, and Case Studies features input from key international experts who identify and analyze the main opportunities and roadblocks for the implementation of sustainable forest biomass supply chains in the boreal and temperate regions. It draws from responses... more...
- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 330.00
Handbook of Biofuels Production, Second Edition, discusses advanced chemical, biochemical, and thermochemical biofuels production routes that are fast being developed to address the global increase in energy usage. Research and development in this field is aimed at improving the quality and environmental impact of biofuels production, as well... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 259.00
This book focuses on the impacts of the built environment, and how to predict and measure the benefits and consequences of changes taking place to address sustainability in the development and building industries. It draws together the best treatments of these subjects from the Leeds Sustainability Institute?s inaugural International Conference on... more...