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  • Developments and Innovation in Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Capture and Storage Technologyby M M Maroto-Valer

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 280.00

    Carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and storage (CCS) is the one advanced technology that conventional power generation cannot do without. CCS technology reduces the carbon footprint of power plants by capturing and storing the CO2 emissions from burning fossil-fuels and biomass. This volume provides a comprehensive reference on the state of the art research,... more...

  • Climate Change Cooperation in Southern Africaby Ian Rowlands

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    This volume, published in association with the United Nations Environment Programme, examines how co-ordinated action among neighbouring countries could reduce greenhouse gas emissions in ways which are environmentally, economically and socially beneficial. A framework is presented for analyzing regional mitigation options, along with specific proposals... more...

  • Everyday Noisesby Suzy-Jane Tanner

    Andrews UK 2010; US$ 4.49

    Everyday Noises is a beautifully illustrated children's book by well-known author Suzy-Jane Tanner. It is from a new series of books which encourage learning and play in young children, engaging them in an interactive reading experience. In Everyday Noises, young children will enjoy imitating and identifying different everyday noises with the Elephant... more...

  • Causes and Environmental Implications of Increased UV-B Radiationby R. M. Harrison; R. E. Hester; David J. Kieber

    Royal Society of Chemistry 2000; US$ 56.00

    Since the realisation that the ozone layer protecting the earth is suffering massive depletion, atmospheric science has been increasingly in the spotlight. It is recognised that we need to increase our knowledge and understanding of the likely impact that increases in UV-B radiation will have on life on earth.Charting research that encompasses the... more...

  • The Effects of Air Pollution on the Built Environmentby Peter Brimblecombe

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2003; US$ 119.00

    Air pollution damages materials, but it has changed dramatically in the past century, with a reduction in the concentration of corrosive primary pollutants in urban atmospheres. At the same time, architectural styles and types of materials have changed, as we have moved to more organically rich, photochemically active atmospheres. Contemporary air... more...

  • Modeling Indoor Air Pollutionby Darrell W Pepper

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 182.00

    Emission of pollutants and their accumulation due to poor ventilation and air exchange are serious problems currently under investigation by many researchers. Of particular concern are issues involving air quality within buildings. Toxic fumes and airborne diseases are known to produce undesirable odors, eye and nose irritations, sickness, and occasionally... more...

  • Noise and Vibration Controlby M. L. Munjal

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 101.00

    Vibration and Noise are two interrelated terms in the field of mechanical engineering. Vibration is caused by unbalanced inertial forces and moments whereas noise is the result of such vibrations. Noisy machines have always been a matter of concern. Lesser vibration ensures manufacturing to closer tolerances, lesser wear and tear, and longer fatigue... more...

  • On-Board-Diagnoseby Uwe Rokosch

    Vogel Buchverlag 2006; US$ 27.27

    Hauptbeschreibung OBD-Systeme ermöglichen die permanente Überwachung der abgasrelevanten Bauteile und Systeme eines Fahrzeuges. Diese Servicefibel gibt Kfz-Meistern, Kfz-Servicetechnikern, Kfz-Mechatronikern und Auszubildenden einen Überblick über die gesetzlichen Vorschriften und Rahmenbedingungen zur Emissionsminderung, die Vorgänge der Schadstoffentwicklung... more...

  • TA Lärmby Christian Beckert; Sabine Fabricius; Iwan Chotjewitz

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2011; US$ 32.50

    Hauptbeschreibung Die TA Lärm 1998 enthält Vorschriften zum Schutz gegen Lärm, der von genehmigungsbedürftigen und den meisten nicht genehmigungsbedürftigen Anlagen ausgeht. Diese Vorschriften erläutert das aktualisierte Werk ausführlich. Es berücksichtigt die Rechtsprechung und Literatur einschließlich der Bezüge zu anderen Rechtsgebieten und Regelungen... more...