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Geothermal Water Management

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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

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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

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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, Second 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 ...

Nonnitrogenous Organocatalysis

Andrew Harned
December 15, 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...

Environmental Management towards Sustainability

Prasad Modak
December 14, 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...

Hydrothermal Reduction of Carbon Dioxide to Low-Carbon Fuels

Fangming Jin
December 12, 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...

Industrial Pollution and Its Control (2 Vol)

S.C. Bhatia, Pramod Kumar, Sarvesh Devraj
December 07, 2017

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Industrial Pollution and Its Control (Vol 1)

S.C. Bhatia, Pramod Kumar, Sarvesh Devraj
December 07, 2017

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Industrial Pollution and Its Control (Vol 2)

S.C. Bhatia, Pramod Kumar, Sarvesh Devraj
December 07, 2017

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Bioenergy and Biofuels

Ozcan Konur
December 05, 2017

This book aims to inform readers about the recent developments in bioenergy and biofuels covering current issues from an interdisciplinary approach. It will also feature coverage of anticipated future trends related to each particular biofuel. Chapters will consist of original research presented by...

Smart Grids: Advanced Technologies and Solutions, Second Edition

Stuart Borlase
December 01, 2017

The latest edition features a new chapter on implementation and operation of an integrated smart grid with updates to multiple chapters throughout the text. New sections on Internet of things, and how they relate to smart grids and smart cities, have also been added to the book. It describes the...

OLED Fundamentals: Materials, Devices, and Processing of Organic Light-Emitting Diodes

Daniel J. Gaspar, Evgueni Polikarpov
December 01, 2017

A Comprehensive Source for Taking on the Next Stage of OLED R&D OLED Fundamentals: Materials, Devices, and Processing of Organic Light-Emitting Diodes brings together key topics across the field of organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs), from fundamental chemistry and physics to practical...

Solar Powered Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles: A Sustainable Development

Larry E. Erickson, Jessica Robinson, Gary Brase, Jackson Cutsor
November 30, 2017

The Paris Agreement on Climate Change adopted on December 12, 2015 is a voluntary effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In order to reach the goals of this agreement, there is a need to generate electricity without greenhouse gas emissions and to electrify transportation. An infrastructure of...

Introduction to Nuclear Reactor Physics

Robert E. Masterson
November 27, 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...

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