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Geothermal Water Management

1st Edition

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Jochen Bundschuh, Barbara Tomaszewska
August 8, 2017

Availability of and adequate accessibility to freshwater and energy are two key technological and scientific problems of global significance. At the end of the 20th century, the deficit of water for human consumption and economic application forced us to focus on rational use of resources. Increasin...

Geothermal, Wind and Solar Energy Applications in Agriculture and Aquaculture

1st Edition

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Jochen Bundschuh, Guangnan Chen, D. Chandrasekharam, Janusz Piechocki
July 17, 2017

The agri-food chain consumes about one third of the world’s energy production with about 12% of it for crop production and nearly 80% for processing, distribution, retail, preparation and cooking. The agri-food chain also accounts for 80-90% of total global freshwater use where 70% alone is for ir...

Energy Intermittency

1st Edition

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Bent Sorensen
November 10, 2014

The first book to consider intermittency as a key point of an energy system, Energy Intermittency describes different levels of variability for traditional and renewable energy sources, presenting detailed solutions for handling energy intermittency through trade, collaboration, demand management, a...

Biomass to Renewable Energy Processes

2nd Edition

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Jay Cheng
October 10, 2017

Biomass to Renewable Energy Processes, Second Edition, explains the theories of biological processes, biomass materials and logistics, and conversion technologies for bioenergy products such as biogas, ethanol, butanol, biodiesel, and synthetic gases. The book discusses anaerobic digestion of waste ...

Constructing Metropolitan Space: Actors, Policies and Processes of Rescaling in World Metropolises

1st Edition

Jill Simone Gross, Enrico Gualini, Lin Ye
November 15, 2018

There is little question today that processes of globalization affect national and local economies, governance processes, and conditions for economic competitiveness in the major urban regions of the world. In most liberal-democratic countries, these processes are occurring according to a...

Green Consumerism: Perspectives, Sustainability, and Behavior

1st Edition

Ruchika Singh Malyan, Punita Duhan
November 12, 2018

This new volume, Green Consumerism: The Behavior of New Age Consumer, provides a holistic understanding the importance of promoting green products and discusses consumers’ buying intentions and decisions. The chapters consider consumer behavior theory in the context of green or ecologically...

Wind Energy: Renewable Energy and the Environment

3rd Edition

Vaughn Nelson, Kenneth Starcher
November 07, 2018

This book explores the wind industry from its inception in the 1970s to today; presents the design, aerodynamics, operation, control, applications, and different types of wind turbines; and provides ample reasons to shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy. It also discusses the political and...

Desalination Project Cost Estimating and Management

1st Edition

Nikolay Voutchkov
November 06, 2018

This book is a comprehensive reference encompassing key issues associated with the estimation of costs for desalination plants, including all aspects of desalination project cost estimating and management: direct and indirect capital costs, fixed and variable operation and maintenance costs,...

Modern Electrosynthetic Methods in Organic Chemistry

1st Edition

Frank Marken, Mahito Atobe
November 01, 2018

Modern Electrosynthetic Methods in Organic Chemistry introduces readers to new ways of making materials and compounds using low waste processes, employing energy from electricity rather than chemical reagents. It explores electro-organic synthesis, which offers clean synthesis tools as well as...

Handbook of Energy-Aware and Green Computing - Two Volume Set

1st Edition

Ishfaq Ahmad, Sanjay Ranka
October 31, 2018

Implementing energy-efficient CPUs and peripherals as well as reducing resource consumption have become emerging trends in computing. As computers increase in speed and power, their energy issues become more and more prevalent. The need to develop and promote environmentally friendly computer...

Sugar Palm Biofibers, Biopolymers, and Biocomposites

1st Edition

S. M. Sapuan, J. Sahari, M.R. Ishak, M.L. Sanyang
October 09, 2018

Natural fibre composites are increasingly being viewed as viable and environmentally responsible alternatives to synthetic fibre composites and plastics. Sugar Palm Biofibers, Biopolymers, and Biocomposites considers the use of sugar palm fibres for materials development and application. It offers...

Solar Cooling Technologies

1st Edition

Sotirios Karellas, Tryfon C Roumpedakis, Nikolaos Tzouganatos, Konstantinos Braimakis
October 08, 2018

Solar Cooling Technologies presents a detailed study of the potential technologies for coupling solar energy and cooling systems. It starts with the theoretical background on the refrigeration cycles and their thermodynamic analysis followed by a description of different technologies for solar...

Biorefineries: Design and Analysis

1st Edition

Carlos Ariel Cardona Alzate, Jonathan Moncada Botero, Valentina Aristizábal Marulanda
September 24, 2018

Aimed at presenting a systematic design of biorefineries, the book initiates with an overview about relevance and applications explained through origin of raw materials, transformation routes and products. Then, concepts as hierarchy, sequencing and integration are considered which helps in...

Principles of Sustainable Energy Systems, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Charles F. Kutscher, Jana B. Milford, Frank Kreith
September 18, 2018

PRINCIPLES OF SUSTAINABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS, Third Edition, surveys the range of sustainable energy sources and the tools that engineers, scientists, managers, and policy makers use to analyze energy generation, usage, and future trends. The text provides complete and up-to-date coverage of all...

Photosynthetic Protein-Based Photovoltaics

1st Edition

Swee Ching Tan
September 17, 2018

Ever since the discovery of the photoelectric effect, researchers have been trying to improve the efficiency of converting sunlight into electricity through photovoltaic devices. Photosynthetic organisms provide clues for harvesting sunlight and storing the energy in chemical forms. This book...

Sustainable Catalysis in Ionic Liquids

1st Edition

Pedro Lozano
September 17, 2018

Sustainable Catalysis in Ionic Liquids provides an up-to-date overview of the relatively underexplored area of the use of room temperature ionic liquids as organocatalysts for a range of organic reactions, including polymerizations. Using organic molecules to promote reactions is an attractive...

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