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  • 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 2013; US$ 30.99

    Fires, Fuel, and the Fate of 3 Billion examines the complex nexus of issues at play in the developing world's use of crude cookstoves -- factors such as poverty, energy, environment, and gender inequality. Melding succinct prose, scientific synthesis, and unforgettable images of communities in rural India, this multidisciplinary work aims to prompt... 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • Energy for Rural and Island Communities Iiby John Twidell

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Energy for Rural and Island Communities II is a collection of papers that covers various exploitable energy sources in rural areas. The materials of the book are organized according to the main topic they cover. The coverage of the text includes various energy sources such as wind, hydro, biofuels, and solar energy. The book also covers concerns in... more...

  • Materials for Biofuelsby Arthur J. Ragauskas

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 108.00

    This invaluable book provides a broad and detailed introduction to the fascinating and hot research subject of transformation of biomass-related materials to biofuels. Biofuel production can be categorized into a variety of novel conversion and refinery development technologies. However, biomass recalcitrance is the biggest challenge blocking the way... more...