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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 ...

Membrane Technology for Water and Wastewater Treatment, Energy and Environment


A.F. Ismail, Takeshi Matsuura
May 27, 2018

Realizing that water, energy and food are the three pillars to sustain the growth of human population in the future, this book deals with all the above aspects with particular emphasis on water and energy. In particular, the book addresses applications of membrane science and technology for water...

Energy Recovery from Municipal Solid Waste by Thermal Conversion Technologies


P. Jayarama Reddy
May 27, 2018

This book presents an overview of the technology that allows millions and millions of tons of municipal solid waste generated globally to be perceived as an asset which, after materials recovery for recycling, can be used to generate clean power, transport fuels that can substitute fossil fuels,...

Green Chemistry for Sustainable Biofuel Production

Veera Gnaneswar Gude
May 24, 2018

Renewable fuel research and process development requires interdisciplinary approaches involving chemists and physicists from both scientific and engineering backgrounds. Here is an important volume that emphasizes green chemistry and green engineering principles for sustainable process development...

Iron Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Treatment

Marta I. Litter, Natalia Quici, Martin Meichtry
May 11, 2018

Nanotechnology has a great potential for providing efficient, cost-effective, and environmentally acceptable solutions to face the increasing requirements on quality and quantity of fresh water for industrial, agricultural, or human use. Iron nanomaterials, either zerovalent iron (nZVI) or iron...

Bioprocess Engineering for a Green Environment

V. Sivasubramanian
May 08, 2018

This book deals with bioprocess engineering, which encompasses the design and development of equipment and processes for the manufacturing of products such as food, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, polymers and paper from biological materials. It also deals with studying various biotechnological...

Innovations in Engineered Porous Materials for Energy Generation and Storage Applications

Ranjusha Rajagopalan, Avinash Balakrishnan
May 04, 2018

Making innovative products for energy generation that decrease carbon footprints are the need of the hour. This book describes innovations in porous materials for energy generation and storage applications that can have applications in developed as well as developing countries. It provides a...

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

Daniel J. Gaspar, Evgueni Polikarpov
April 30, 2018

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...

Energy, the Environment, and Sustainability

Efstathios E. Michaelides
April 30, 2018

Energy and the Environment explains in simple terms what the energy demand is at the present, what the environmental effects of energy use are, and what can be accomplished to alleviate the environmental effects of energy use and ensure adequate energy supply. Though technical in approach, the text...

Protocols for Macroalgae Research

Bénédicte Charrier, Thomas Wichard, C R K Reddy
April 26, 2018

Protocols for Macroalgae Research describes state-of-the-art approaches and applications in seaweed research. The book is comprised of 31 protocols in all and provides critical information regarding the cultivation and preservation of seaweeds, their chemical composition, as well as their cellular...

Biomass and Biofuels: Advanced Biorefineries for Sustainable Production and Distribution

Shibu Jose, Thallada Bhaskar
April 25, 2018

The long-held tenets of the energy sector are being rewritten in the twenty-first century. The rise of unconventional oil and gas and of renewables is transforming our economies and improving our understanding of the distribution of the world’s energy resources and their impacts. A complete...

Nuclear Hydrogen Production Handbook

Xing L. Yan, Ryutaro Hino
April 25, 2018

Written by two leading researchers from the world-renowned Japan Atomic Energy Agency, the Nuclear Hydrogen Production Handbook is an unrivalled overview of current and future prospects for the effective production of hydrogen via nuclear energy. Combining information from scholarly analyses,...

Wind Energy Design

Thomas Corke, Robert Nelson
April 12, 2018

Wind Energy Systems is designed for undergraduate engineering courses, with a focus on multidisciplinary design of a wind energy system. The text covers basic wind power concepts and components - wind characteristics and modeling, rotor aerodynamics, lightweight flexible structures, wind farms,...