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  • Petroleum Refiningby James H. Gary; Glenn E. Handwerk; Mark J. Kaiser

    CRC Press 2010; US$ 109.95

    Petroleum refiners must face billion-dollar investments in equipment in order to meet ever-changing environmental requirements. Because the design and construction of new processing units entail several years? lead time, refiners are reluctant to commit these dollars for equipment that may no longer meet certain conditions when the units come on stream.... more...

  • Powering Planet Earthby Nicola Armaroli; Vincenzo Balzani; Nick Serpone

    Wiley 2012; US$ 37.50

    In their book Nicola Armaroli, Vincenzo Balzani and Nick Serpone uncover the background details associated with a transition to sustainable energy production that are routinely swept under the table in public discussions. They are not only concerned with the (alleged) advantages and disadvantages of any one energy generation technology from a technical... more...

  • Green Information Systems in the Residential Sectorby Philipp Wunderlich

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    Given rising electricity consumption, coupled with finite resources, and a growing awareness surrounding sustainable energy, ICT-enabled electrical networks such as smart grids are increasingly being deployed by energy companies. One aspect of smart grids is smart meter technology (SMT), which are sophisticated digital electrical meters, having the... more...

  • The Burning Answerby Keith Barnham

    Orion 2014; Not Available

    Our civilisation faces a choice. We could be enjoying a sustainable lifestyle but we have chosen not to. In three generations we have consumed half the oil produced by photosynthesis over eight million generations. In two generations we have used half our uranium resources. With threats from global warming, oil depletion and nuclear disaster, we are... more...

  • The Burning Answerby Keith Barnham

    Orion 2014; US$ 38.22

    Our civilisation faces a choice. We could be enjoying a sustainable lifestyle but we have chosen not to. In three generations we have consumed half the oil produced by photosynthesis over eight million generations. In two generations we have used half our uranium resources. With threats from global warming, oil depletion and nuclear disaster, we are... more...

  • Ninth Symposium (International) on Combustionby Unknown Author

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Ninth Symposium (International) on Combustion covers the proceedings of the Ninth Symposium (International) on Combustion, held at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York on August 27 to September 1, 1962, under the auspices of the Combustion Institute. The book focuses on the processes and reactions involved in combustion. The selection first offers... more...

  • The New Politics of Strategic Resourcesby David Steven; Emily O'Brien; Bruce D. Jones

    Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 19.00

    Since 2008, energy and food markets?those most fundamental to human existence?have remained in turmoil. Resource scarcity has had a much bigger global impact in recent years than has been predicted, with ongoing volatility a sign that the world is only part-way through navigating a treacherous transition in the way it uses resources. Scarcity, and... more...

  • The Efficient Use of Energyby I.G.C. Dryden

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

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  • 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...

  • Integrated Rural Energy Planningby Yehia Elmahgary; Asit K. Biswas

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Integrated Rural Energy Planning presents a series of case studies and guidelines for developing integrated rural energy centers, particularly in the Third World. This text highlights technical cooperation and information flow between developing countries. This book consists of 11 chapters and begins with a brief overview of the impact of rural development... more...