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Geothermal Water Management


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


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


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, Second Edition


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 ...

Nanostructured and Advanced Materials for Fuel Cells

San Ping Jiang, Pei Kang Shen
March 09, 2018

Boasting chapters written by leading international experts, Nanostructured and Advanced Materials for Fuel Cells provides an overview of the progress that has been made so far in the material and catalyst development for fuel cells. The book covers the most recent developments detailing all aspects...

Hydrogen Safety

Fotis Rigas, Paul Amyotte
March 09, 2018

Hydrogen Safety highlights physiological, physical, and chemical hazards associated with hydrogen production, storage, distribution, and use systems. It also examines potential accident scenarios that could occur with hydrogen use under certain conditions. The number of potential applications for...

Sustainability: A Way to Abundance

Corrado Sommariva
March 01, 2018

The book describes mechanisms whereby the Earth naturally thrives towards energy and resources abundance and how unsustainable industrial practices alter this trend. The role of technology in addressing sustainably mankind demand for affluence reversing the environmental damage are illustrated...

Membrane Technology in Separation Science

Mihir K. Purkait, Randeep Singh
February 28, 2018

The book explains fundamental and advanced topics related to the field of membrane science including extensive coverage of material selection, preparation, characterization and applications of various membranes....

Sustainability in Fashion and Apparels: Challenges and Solutions

M. Parthiban, M. R. Srikrishnan, P. Kandhavadivu
February 21, 2018

This textbook addresses the pathway to reach sustainability in fashion business and apparel sectors. This book contains various research papers originally contributed by different authors from various organizations who are all working towards the eco-friendly manufacturing of apparel products. This...

Sensors for Safety and Process Control in Hydrogen Technologies

Thomas Hübert, Lois Boon-Brett, William Buttner
February 12, 2018

Understand, Select, and Design Sensors for Hydrogen-Based Applications The use of hydrogen generated from renewable energy sources is expected to become an essential component of a low-carbon, environmentally friendly energy supply, spurring the worldwide development of hydrogen technologies....

Environmental Management towards Sustainability

Prasad Modak
December 27, 2017

This book is about understanding challenges in managing our environment and ensuring sustainability of this planet. It presents the critical state of our resources and threats to resource security due to overconsumption, pollution and poor and uneven governance. Role of key stakeholders such as the...

Nonnitrogenous Organocatalysis

Andrew Harned
December 18, 2017

Since the 1990s the synthetic community has shown a growing interest in the development of catalytic reactions that employ entirely organic catalysts – so-called ‘organocatalysts’. With the current emphasis on green chemistry throughout the chemical industry, organocatalysis has become...

Membrane Transport: Fundamentals and Applications

Reza Foudazi
December 15, 2017

Synthetic membranes are widely used for water purification and wastewater treatment. Development of membranes for water treatment has provided a method to produce potable water with much lower energy than thermal distillation. This book will describe the basic principles that govern transport...

Hydrothermal Reduction of Carbon Dioxide to Low-Carbon Fuels

Fangming Jin
December 15, 2017

The book covers advances in hydrothermal reduction of CO2 into low-carbon fuels. It offers perspectives from chemical engineering, environmental chemicals, organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry, geology and materials science. It addresses fundamentals and applications of...

Introduction to Nuclear Reactor Physics

Robert E. Masterson
December 13, 2017

INTRODUCTION TO NUCLEAR REACTOR PHYSICS is the most comprehensive, modern and readable textbook for this course/module. It explains reactors, fuel cycles, radioisotopes, radioactive materials, design, and operation. Chain reaction and fission reactor concepts are presented, plus advanced coverage...

Innovative Technologies for the Treatment of Industrial Wastewater: A Sustainable Approach

Shirish H. Sonawane, Y. Pydi Setty, T. Bala Narsaiah, S. Srinu Naik
December 13, 2017

This book highlights advances in sustainable wastewater treatment technologies, particularly biological wastewater treatment, cavitation-based treatment, hybrid water treatment, membrane technologies, advance oxidation processes, and adsorption. The book focuses on a variety of advanced treatment...