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Energy conservation

  • Weatherization and Energy Efficiency Improvement for Existing Homesby Moncef Krarti

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 60.00

    Providing a proven set of energy efficiency measures and opportunities for saving energy and reducing operating costs for existing homes, this volume presents general tools and procedures for performing home weatherization such as insulation improvements as well as methods to reduce air leakage. The author describes several techniques and technologies... more...

  • Natural Gas and Renewable Methane for Powertrainsby Richard van Basshuysen

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.92

    This book focuses on natural gas and synthetic methane as contemporary and future energy sources. Following a historical overview, physical and chemical properties, occurrence, extraction, transportation and storage of natural gas are discussed. Sustainable production of natural gas and methane as well as production and storage of synthetic methane... more...

  • Magnetic Levitationby Hyung-Suk Han; Dong-Sung Kim

    Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 102.75

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of magnetic levitation(Maglev) technologies, from fundamental principles through to thestate-of-the-art, and describes applications both realised and underdevelopment. It includes a history of Maglev science and technology showing thevarious milestones in its advancement. The core concepts, operating principlesand... more...

  • Integration of Infrastructures in Europe in Historical Comparisonby Gerold Ambrosius; Christian Henrich-Franke

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 102.75

    This book compares the cross-border integration of infrastructures in Europe such as post, telecommunication and transportation in the 19th century and the period following the Second World War. In addition to providing a unique perspective on the development of cross-border infrastructures and the international regimes regulating them, it offers... more...

  • Automotive NVH Technologyby Anton Fuchs; Eugenius Nijman; Hans-Herwig Priebsch

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 50.78

    This book presents seven chapters examining selectednoise, vibration and harshness (NVH) topics that are highly relevant for automotivevehicle development. These include applications following the major trends towardincreased passenger comfort, vehicle electrification and lightweight design.The authors of the seven chapters, all of which are experts... more...

  • Advances in Materials Science for Environmental and Energy Technologies IVby Josef Matyá; Tatsuki Ohji; Gary Pickrell; Winnie Wong-Ng; Raghunath Kanakala

    Wiley 2015; US$ 175.00 US$ 157.50

    This proceedings contains a collection of 20 papers from the following five 2014 Materials Science and Technology (MS&T'14) symposia: Materials Issues in Nuclear Waste Management in the 21st Century Green Technologies for Materials Manufacturing and Processing V Nanotechnology for Energy, Healthcare and Industry Materials for Processes... more...

  • The Carbon Footprint Handbookby Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 189.95

    Thorough and detailed, The Carbon Footprint Handbook encompasses all areas of carbon footprint, including the scientific elements, methodological and technological aspects, standards, industrial case studies, and communication of carbon footprint results. Written and edited by an international group of experts, the far-ranging topics on carbon footprinting... more...

  • Energy Consumption and Autonomous Drivingby Jochen Langheim

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 141.73

    This volume collects selected papers of the 3rd CESA Automotive Electronics Congress, Paris, 2014. CESA is the most important automotive electronics conference in France. The topical focus lies on state-of-the-art automotive electronics with respect to energy consumption and autonomous driving. The target audience primarily comprises industry leaders... more...

  • The Energy-Freedom Homeby Beyond Zero Emissions

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2015; US$ 28.99

    The average Australian household spends over $2,000 a year on gas and electricity bills. Now, not only can you reduce those bills, but you can even wipe them out, while making your home more comfortable. Paying for energy is the largest running cost that most home-owners are burdened with. And that’s no surprise — we use energy to heat our water,... more...

  • Automotive Electronics Design Fundamentalsby Najamuz Zaman

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 94.48

    This book explains the topology behind automotive electronics architectures and examines how they can be profoundly augmented with embedded controllers. These controllers serve as the core building blocks of today’s vehicle electronics. Rather than simply teaching electrical basics, this unique resource focuses on the fundamental... more...