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  • Nano and Biotech Based Materials for Energy Building Efficiencyby F. Pacheco Torgal; Cinzia Buratti; S. Kalaiselvam; Claes-Göran Granqvist; Volodymyr Ivanov

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.52

    This book presents the current state of knowledge on nanomaterials and their use in buildings, ranging from glazing and vacuum insulation to PCM composites. It also discusses recent applications in organic photovoltaics, photo-bioreactors, bioplastics and foams, making it an exciting read while also providing copious references to current research... more...

  • Energy Management in Wireless Cellular and Ad-hoc Networksby Muhammad Zeeshan Shakir; Muhammad Ali Imran; Khalid A. Qaraqe; Mohamed-Slim Alouini; Athanasios V. Vasilakos

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 102.44

    This book investigates energy managementapproaches for energy efficient or energy-centric system design andarchitecture and presents end-to-end energy management in the recentheterogeneous-type wireless network medium. It also considers energy managementin wireless sensor and mesh networks by exploiting energy efficient transmissiontechniques and... more...

  • Heizstrategie – Die Simulation von Heizungsanlagenby Dietmar Allmendinger

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 4.93

    Der Autor zeigt in diesem Buch die Möglichkeit auf, durch Simulation am PC die Heizungsanlage einschließlich des Gebäudes zu simulieren und so die optimalen Einstellungen für eine gegebene Außentemperatur zu ermitteln. Dazu entwickelt er die theoretische Basis des Heizungsbetriebs. Anschließend zeigt er, wie sich Rechenmodelle zur Simulation eines... more...

  • Eco-efficiency of Grinding Processes and Systemsby Marius Winter

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 102.44

    This research monograph aims at presenting an integrated assessment approach to describe, model, evaluate and improve the eco-efficiency of existing and new grinding processes and systems. Various combinations of grinding process parameters and system configurations can be evaluated based on the eco-efficiency. The book presents the novel concept of... more...

  • Heusler Alloysby Claudia Felser; Atsufumi Hirohata

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.52

    This book gives an overview of the physics of Heusler compounds ranging from fundamental properties of these alloys to their applications. Especially Heusler compounds as half-metallic ferromagnetic and topological insulators are important in condensed matter science due to their potential in magnetism and as materials for energy conversion. The book... more...

  • Grate-Fired Energy Crop Conversionby Maryori C. Díaz-Ramírez

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 102.44

    This book provides important insights into the combustion behavior of novel energy crops and agricultural fuels. It describes a new experimental approach to combustion evaluation, involving fundamental, bench-scale and commercial-scale studies. The studies presented were conducted on two representative biomass energy crops: a woody biomass poplar... more...

  • Drying and Energy Technologiesby J.M.P.Q. Delgado; A. Gilson Barbosa de Lima

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 102.44

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of essential topics related to conventional and advanced drying and energy technologies, especially motivated by increased industry and academic interest. The main topics discussed are: theory and applications of drying, emerging topics in drying technology, innovations and trends in drying, thermo-hydro-chemical-mechanical... more...

  • Efficiency of Manufacturing Processesby Wen Li

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 82.42

    This monograph presents a reliable methodology for characterising the energy and eco-efficiency of unit manufacturing processes. The Specific Energy Consumption, SEC, will be identified as the key indicator for the energy efficiency of unit processes. An empirical approach will be validated on different machine tools and manufacturing processes to... more...

  • Cities and Sustainabilityby S. Mahendra Dev; Sudhakar Yedla

    Springer India 2015; US$ 102.44

    The book addresses the sustainability of cities in the context of sustainability science and its application to the city boundary. In doing so it investigates all the components of a city on the basis of sustainability criteria. To achieve sustainability it is essential to adopt an integrated strategy that reflects all sectors within the city boundary... more...

  • PCM-Enhanced Building Componentsby Jan Kosny

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 102.44

    Presenting an overview of the use of Phase Change Materials (PCMs) within buildings, this book discusses the performance of PCM-enhanced building envelopes. It reviews the most common PCMs suitable for building applications, and discusses PCM encapsulation and packaging methods. In addition to this, it examines a range of PCM-enhanced building products... more...