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  • Carbon Nanomaterials for Electrochemical Energy Technologiesby Shuhui Sun; Xueliang Sun; Zhongwei Chen; Jinli Qiao; David P. Wilkinson; Jiujun Zhang

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 129.95

    This book offers comprehensive coverage of carbon-based nanomaterials and electrochemical energy conversion and storage technologies such as batteries, fuel cells, supercapacitors, and hydrogen generation and storage, as well as the latest material and new technology development. It addresses a variety of topics such as electrochemical processes,... more...

  • Energy Security in Europeby Kacper Szulecki

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.48

    This edited collection highlights the different meanings that have been attached to the notion of energy security and how it is taken to refer to different objects. Official policy definitions of energy security are broadly similar across countries and emphasize the reliability and affordability of access to sufficient energy resources for a community... more...

  • The Southern Energy Corridor: Turkey's Role in European Energy Securityby Vedat Yorucu; Ozay Mehmet

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 118.11

    This book highlights the importance of Turkey in diversifying supplies in future European energy security, focusing in particular on the rapidly emerging southern energy corridor. Turkey, by its location, occupies a key role in this corridor, fed by hydrocarbon supplies from Russian, Caspian, east Mediterranean and Arab sources. The book examines... more...

  • The Simple Physics of Energy Useby Peter Rez

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 41.99

    As a society we use energy for climate control and lighting in buildings, moving people and goods from one place to another and making things. This book uses simple classical physics (mechanics, thermodynamics and electromagnetism) to quantitatively review sources of energy and how we use them. more...

  • Hydrogen Storage Alloysby Shumin Han; Yuan Li; Baozhong Liu

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 137.99

    The book presents current research progress on hydrogen storage alloys, with a special focus on their applications in batteries. Background, formation mechanisms, electrochemical characteristics, and effects of elemental substitution are covered. Provides an up-to-date overview of the theme for experienced researchers, while including enough fundamentals... more...

  • Asia-Pacific Security Challengesby Anthony J. Masys; Leo S.F. Lin

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 153.54

    This edited book examines the contemporary regional security concerns in the Asia-Pacific recognizing the ‘Butterfly effect’, the concept that small causes can have large effects: ‘the flap of a butterfly’s wings can cause a typhoon halfway around the world’.   For many Asia-Pacific states, domestic security challenges are at least as important as... more...

  • Internal Friction and Ultrasonic Attenuation in Solidsby C. C. Smith

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 72.95

    Internal Friction and Ultrasonic Attenuation in Solids contains the proceedings of the Third European Conference on Internal Friction and Ultrasonic Attenuation in Solids, held at the University of Manchester in England on July 18-20, 1980. The papers explore the principles of internal friction and ultrasonic attenuation in solids such as pure metals... more...

  • Energy Justiceby Darren McCauley

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 50.78

    This book re-conceptualizes energy justice as a unifying agenda for scholars and practitioners working on the issues faced in the trilemna of energy security, poverty and climate change. McCauley argues that justice should be central to the rebalancing of the global energy system and also provides an assessment of the key injustices in our global... more...

  • Distributions and Their Applications in Physicsby F. Constantinescu; J. E. G. Farina; G. H. Fullerton

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 31.95

    Distributions and Their Applications in Physics is the introduction of the Theory of Distributions and their applications in physics. The book contains a discussion of those topics under the Theory of Distributions that are already considered classic, which include local distributions; distributions with compact support; tempered distributions; the... more...

  • District Heating and Cooling Networks in the European Unionby Antonio Colmenar-Santos; David Borge-Díez; Enrique Rosales-Asensio

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 90.94

    This book evaluates the potential of the combined use of district heating networks and cogeneration in the European Union (EU). It also proposes measures to remove barriers hindering their widespread implementation, formulates policies for their implementation, and evaluates their economic, energy, and environmental consequences. The book presents... more...