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  • Efficiency and Sustainability in Biofuel Productionby Barnabas Gikonyo

    Apple Academic Press 2015; US$ 139.95

    The world's interest in reducing petroleum use has led to the rapid development of the biofuel industry over the past decade or so. However, there is increasing concern over how current food-based biofuels affect both food security and the environment. Second-generation biofuels, however, use widely available sources such as non-food lignocellulosic-based... more...

  • Sugarcane as Biofuel Feedstockby Barnabas Gikonyo

    Apple Academic Press 2015; US$ 139.95

    As the world?s energy hunger grows ever larger, fossil fuel reserves are diminishing?and concerns about climate change remind us that our love affair with fossil fuels cannot continue much longer. This has inspired intense research into sustainable energy sources. Biofuels seemed initially promising, but the world soon realized that food-based biofuel... more...

  • Power and Energyby David Kong

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 199.00

    Power and Energy contains 86 selected papers from the International Conference on Power and Energy (CPE 2014, Shanghai, China, 29-30 November 2014), and presents a wide range of topics: - Energy management, planning and policy-making - Energy technologies and environment - Energy prospects - Conventional and renewable power generation... more...

  • Fuel Production from Non-Food Biomassby Barnabas Gikonyo

    Apple Academic Press 2015; US$ 149.95

    The practice of converting corn to ethanol is controversial, with debates currently being raged in both public policy and science. While biofuels from corn have important implications in alleviating some of the global energy crisis, critics argue that it takes away from vital agricultural products needed to feed the world?s growing population. The... more...

  • Micro & Nano-Engineering of Fuel Cellsby Dennis Y.C. Leung; Jin Xuan

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 159.95

    Fuel cells are clean and efficient energy conversion devices expected to be the next generation power source. During more than 17 decades of research and development, various types of fuel cells have been developed with a view to meet the different energy demands and application requirements. Scientists have devoted a great deal of time and effort... more...

  • Assessing the Energy Efficiency of Pumps and Pump Unitsby em. Dr.-Ing Bernd Stoffel

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 126.00

    Assessing the Energy Efficiency of Pumps and Pump Units , developed in cooperation with Europump, is the first book available providing the background, methodology, and assessment tools for understanding and calculating energy efficiency for pumps and extended products (pumps+motors+drives). Responding to new EU requirements for pump efficiency,... more...

  • Electrochemical Polymer Electrolyte Membranesby Jianhua Fang; Jinli Qiao; David P. Wilkinson; Jiujun Zhang

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 199.95

    Electrochemical Polymer Electrolyte Membranes covers PEMs from fundamentals to applications, describing their structure, properties, characterization, synthesis, and use in electrochemical energy storage and solar energy conversion technologies. Featuring chapters authored by leading experts from academia and industry, this authoritative text: ... more...

  • Geofuelsby Alan R. Carroll

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 24.00

    An accessible, nontechnical introduction to Earth resources and energy systems, for a broad audience ranging from undergraduate students to lifelong learners. more...

  • A New Scramble for Africa?by Sören Scholvin

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    This book is the first to bring together comparative perspectives on the strategies of state and non-state actors involved in the exploitation of Sub-Saharan energy resources; the potential and pitfalls of new forms of cooperation on energy southwards of the Sahara and the domestic opportunities and challenges of the present energy resource boom. It... more...

  • Environment, Energy and Applied Technologyby Wen-Pei Sung; Jimmy C.M. Kao

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 399.95

    Energy, environmental and geological engineering Calculation method on resource quantity of coal-bed methane in coal mining area on gas geologic map W. Wang, J.W. Yan & T.R. Jia Optimization of power dispatching based on correlation analysis for wind farm group W. Fang & X.Y. Li China versus the U.S.: Energy policies Y.N. Ding & L. Peng... more...