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  • Small Windby R. Nolan Clark

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 79.95

    Small wind turbines utilize wind energy to produce power with rated capacities of 100 kilowatts or less. With this increasingly popular technology, individual businesses, farms, and homes can generate their own electricity and cut their energy bills , while generating power in an environmentally sound manner. The challenges facing the engineers who... more...

  • An Exploration into China's Economic Development and Electricity Demand by the Year 2050by Zhaoguang Hu; Xiandong Tan; Zhaoyuan Xu

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 99.95

    An Exploration into China's Economic Development and Electricity Demand by the Year 2050 , is an exploratory study of national and regional economic development, energy demand and electricity demand in China by the year of 2050.  China?s economy grows rapidly and it is now the second largest economy in the world. In 2010, GDP reached 40 trillion... more...

  • Environment, Energy and Sustainable Developmentby Wen-Pei Sung; Jimmy C.M. Kao; Ran Chen

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 419.00

    Environment, Energy and Sustainable Development brings together 242 peer-reviewed papers presented at the 2013 International Conference on Frontiers of Energy and Environment Engineering, held in Xiamen, China, November 28-29, 2013. The main objective of this proceedings set is to take the environment-energydevelopments discussion a step further.... more...

  • Fires, Fuel, and the Fate of 3 Billionby Gautam N. Yadama; Mark Katzman

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 30.99

    Inside small homes and huts throughout the developing world, billions of people burn fires in rudimentary stoves to prepare their meals and heat their homes. Besides providing heat, these stoves also release large amounts of dense black soot, which has a staggeringly negative impact on the health, ecosystems, and advancement of the poor in the developing... more...

  • New Sources of Oil & Gasby S. S. Penner; S B Alpert; V Bendanillo

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    New Sources of Oil & Gas: Gases from Coal, Liquid Fuels from Coal, Shale Tar Sands, and Heavy Oil Sources is a collection of papers that covers various concerns in exploiting alternative sources of oil and gas. The book first covers the essential features of developing coal-gasification and coal-liquefaction technologies, and then proceeds to discussing... more...

  • Coal Scienceby Martin L. Gorbaty; John W. Larsen; Irving Wender

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Coal Science, Volume 1 presents and evaluates the fundamental scientific areas involved with the structure, reactivity, and utilization of coal. This book reviews the coal's inorganic structure and reactivity and the role that ionic bonding plays in coal's chemical and physical structure and reactivity. Organized into five chapters, this volume begins... more...

  • Coal Scienceby Martin L. Gorbaty; John W. Larsen; Irving Wender

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Coal Science, Volume 3 presents and evaluates selected fundamental scientific areas on coal structure, reactivity, and utilization. This book describes the organic geochemistry of coal, role of oxygen functionality in coal and coal liquids reactivity, chemistry of hydrocarbon syntheses from carbon monoxide and hydrogen, and chemistry of coal in carbon... more...

  • Energy Conservation Measuresby J. D. Parker

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Energy Conservation Measures focuses on the progress in research, development, design, field testing, and applications relative to the use and conservation of energy. Containing the works of various authors who have conducted extensive studies in this field, the book presents lengthy discussions and case studies on the use and conservation of energy.... more...

  • The Science of Victorian Brown Coalby R.A. Durie

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    The Science of Victorian Brown Coal provides extensive information on Victorian brown coal, which is a major fossil fuel resource by any standard and constitutes about 97% of Victoria's recoverable energy reserves. Energy from brown coal has been the mainstay of the Victorian economy, providing low-cost electricity to the state grid, briquettes as... more...

  • The Gaseous Stateby N. G. Parsonage; Robert Robinson; H.M.N.H. Irving; L. A. K. Staveley

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    The Gaseous State provides a comprehensive discussion on the various areas of concerns in gases. The main concern of the title is the interpretation of the properties of bulk gases in terms of the characteristics of the constituent molecules. The text first details the perfect gas equation, and then proceeds to tackling various gaseous properties.... more...