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  • Modern Earth Buildings

    Modern Earth Buildings

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857090263

    The construction of earth buildings has been taking place worldwide for centuries. With the improved energy efficiency, high level of structural integrity and aesthetically pleasing finishes achieved in modern earth construction, it is now one of th…

  • Advances in Wind Turbine Blade Design and Materials

    Advances in Wind Turbine Blade Design and Materials

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857094261

    Wind energy is gaining critical ground in the area of renewable energy, with wind energy being predicted to provide up to 8% of the world's consumption of electricity by 2021. Advances in wind turbine blade design and materials reviews the design an…

  • Bioenergy Systems for the Future

    Bioenergy Systems for the Future

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780081010310

    Bioenergy Systems for the Future: Prospects for Biofuels and Biohydrogen examines the current advances in biomass conversion technologies for biofuels and biohydrogen production, including their advantages and challenges for real-world application a…

  • Developments and Innovation in Carbon Dioxide Co2 Capture and Storage Technology

    Developments and Innovation in Carbon Dioxide Co2 Capture and Storage Technology
    av M. Mercedes Maroto-Valer

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845697976

    Carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and storage (CCS) is the one advanced technology that conventional power generation cannot do without. CCS technology reduces the carbon footprint of power plants by capturing, and storing the CO2 emissions from burning…

  • The Coal Handbook: Towards Cleaner Production

    The Coal Handbook: Towards Cleaner Production
    av David Osborne

    Övrigt - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782421535

    Coal is an important fossil fuel resource for many nations due to its large remaining resources, relatively low processing cost and potential high energy intensity. Certain issues surround its utilisation, however, including emissions of pollutants…

  • Advances in Hydrogen Production, Storage and Distribution

    Advances in Hydrogen Production, Storage and Distribution

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857097682

    Advances in Hydrogen Production, Storage and Distribution reviews recent developments in this key component of the emerging "hydrogen economy," an energy infrastructure based on hydrogen. Since hydrogen can be produced without using fossil fuels, a…

  • Advances in Thermal Energy Storage Systems

    Advances in Thermal Energy Storage Systems

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782420880

    Thermal energy storage (TES) technologies store thermal energy (both heat and cold) for later use as required, rather than at the time of production. They are therefore important counterparts to various intermittent renewable energy generation metho…

  • Pervaporation, Vapour Permeation and Membrane Distillation

    Pervaporation, Vapour Permeation and Membrane Distillation
    av Angelo Basile

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782422464

    Vapour permeation and membrane distillation are two emerging membrane technologies for the production of vapour as permeate, which, in addition to well-established pervaporation technology, are of increasing interest to academia and industry. As eff…

  • Handbook of Membrane Reactors

    Handbook of Membrane Reactors

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857094148

    Membrane reactors are increasingly replacing conventional separation, process and conversion technologies across a wide range of applications. Exploiting advanced membrane materials, they offer enhanced efficiency, are very adaptable and have great…

  • Coal Power Plant Materials and Life Assessment

    Coal Power Plant Materials and Life Assessment

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857094315

    Due to their continuing role in electricity generation, it is important that coal power plants operate as efficiently and cleanly as possible. Coal Power Plant Materials and Life Assessment reviews the materials used in coal plants, and how they can…

  • Advances in Solar Heating and Cooling

    Advances in Solar Heating and Cooling

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780081003015

    Advances in Solar Heating and Cooling presents new information on the growing concerns about climate change, the security of energy supplies, and the ongoing interest in replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy sources. The amount of energy used…

  • Concentrating Solar Power Technology

    Concentrating Solar Power Technology

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845697693

    Concentrating solar power (CSP) technology is poised to take its place as one of the major contributors to the future clean energy mix. Using straightforward manufacturing processes, CSP technology capitalises on conventional power generation cycles…

  • Radioactive Waste Management and Contaminated Site Clean-Up

    Radioactive Waste Management and Contaminated Site Clean-Up

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857094353

    Radioactive waste management and contaminated site clean-up reviews radioactive waste management processes, technologies, and international experiences. Part one explores the fundamentals of radioactive waste including sources, characterisation, and…

  • Rechargeable Lithium Batteries

    Rechargeable Lithium Batteries

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782420903

    Rechargeable Lithium Batteries: From Fundamentals to Application provides an overview of rechargeable lithium batteries, from fundamental materials, though characterization and modeling, to applications. The market share of lithium ion batteries is…

  • Advances in Biorefineries

    Advances in Biorefineries

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780081013816

    Biorefineries are an essential technology in converting biomass into biofuels or other useful materials. Advances in Biorefineries provides a comprehensive overview of biorefining processing techniques and technologies, and the biofuels and other ma…

  • Polymer Electrolyte Membrane and Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Technology

    Polymer Electrolyte Membrane and Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Technology

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845697730

    Polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells (PEMFCs) and direct methanol fuel cells (DMFCs) technology are promising forms of low-temperature electrochemical power conversion technologies that operate on hydrogen and methanol respectively. Featuring hig…

  • Advances in Coal Mine Ground Control

    Advances in Coal Mine Ground Control

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780081012253

    Advances in Coal Mine Ground Control is a comprehensive text covering all recent advances in coal mine ground control, the most advanced subsystem of the rapidly advancing coal mining systems. This complete resource is written by Professor Syd Peng…

  • Functional Materials for Sustainable Energy Applications

    Functional Materials for Sustainable Energy Applications

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780081016213

    Global demand for low cost, efficient and sustainable energy production is ever increasing. Driven by recent discoveries and innovation in the science and technology of materials, applications based on functional materials are becoming increasingly…

  • Electrical Drives for Direct Drive Renewable Energy Systems

    Electrical Drives for Direct Drive Renewable Energy Systems

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845697839

    Wind turbine gearboxes present major reliability issues, leading to great interest in the current development of gearless direct-drive wind energy systems. Offering high reliability, high efficiency and low maintenance, developments in these direct-…

  • Advanced Power Plant Materials, Design and Technology

    Advanced Power Plant Materials, Design and Technology

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845695156

    Fossil-fuel power plants account for the majority of worldwide power generation. Increasing global energy demands, coupled with issues of ageing and inefficient power plants, have led to new power plant construction programmes. As cheaper fossil fue…

  • Advanced Bioprocessing for Alternative Fuels, Biobased Chemicals, and Bioproducts

    Advanced Bioprocessing for Alternative Fuels, Biobased Chemicals, and Bioproducts

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780128179413

    Advanced Bioprocessing for Alternative Fuels, Bio-based Chemicals, and Bioproducts: Technologies and Approaches for Scale-Up and Commercialization demonstrates novel systems that apply advanced bioprocessing technologies to produce biofuels, bio-bas…

  • Managing Nuclear Projects

    Managing Nuclear Projects

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857095916

    In addition to the nuclear power industry, the nuclear field has extensive projects and activities in the areas of research reactors, medical isotope production, decommissioning, and remediation of contaminated sites. Managing nuclear projects focus…

  • Environmental Remediation and Restoration of Contaminated Nuclear and Norm Sites

    Environmental Remediation and Restoration of Contaminated Nuclear and Norm Sites

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782422310

    Nuclear sites become contaminated with radionuclides due to accidents and activities carried out without due consideration for the environment. Naturally-occurring radioactive materials (NORM) released by industrial processes such as coal power prod…

  • Materials for energy efficiency and thermal comfort in buildings

    Materials for energy efficiency and thermal comfort in buildings
    av Matthew R. Hall

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845695262

    Almost half of the total energy produced in the developed world is inefficiently used to heat, cool, ventilate and control humidity in buildings, to meet the increasingly high thermal comfort levels demanded by occupants. The utilisation of advanced…

  • Polymer Electrolyte Membrane and Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Technology

    Polymer Electrolyte Membrane and Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Technology

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845697747

    Polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells (PEMFCs) and direct methanol fuel cells (DMFCs) technology are promising forms of low-temperature electrochemical power conversion technologies that operate on hydrogen and methanol respectively. Featuring hig…

  • Modern Gas Turbine Systems

    Modern Gas Turbine Systems

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780081013847

    Modern gas turbine power plants represent one of the most efficient and economic conventional power generation technologies suitable for large-scale and smaller scale applications. Alongside this, gas turbine systems operate with low emissions and a…

  • Renewable Heating and Cooling

    Renewable Heating and Cooling

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782422136

    Renewable Heating and Cooling: Technologies and Applications presents the latest information on the generation of heat for industry and domestic purposes, an area where a significant proportion of total energy is consumed. In Europe, this figure is…

  • The Coal Handbook: Towards Cleaner Production

    The Coal Handbook: Towards Cleaner Production

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782421160

    Coal remains an important fossil fuel resource for many nations due to its large remaining resources, relatively low production and processing cost and potential high energy intensity. Certain issues surround its utilisation, however, including emis…

  • Geological Repository Systems for Safe Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuels and Radioactive Waste

    Geological Repository Systems for Safe Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuels and Radioactive Waste

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845695422

    Geological disposal has been internationally adopted as the most effective approach to assure the long-term, safe disposition of the used nuclear fuels and radioactive waste materials produced from nuclear power generation, nuclear weapons programs,…

  • Geological Repository Systems for Safe Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuels and Radioactive Waste

    Geological Repository Systems for Safe Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuels and Radioactive Waste

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780081006429

    Geological Repository Systems for Safe Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuels and Radioactive Waste, Second Edition, critically reviews state-of-the-art technologies and scientific methods relating to the implementation of the most effective approaches to…

  • Handbook of Biofuels Production

    Handbook of Biofuels Production

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780081004555

    Handbook of Biofuels Production, Second Edition, discusses advanced chemical, biochemical, and thermochemical biofuels production routes that are fast being developed to address the global increase in energy usage. Research and development in this f…

  • Superconductors in the Power Grid

    Superconductors in the Power Grid

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782420293

    Superconductors offer high throughput with low electric losses and have the potential to transform the electric power grid. Transmission networks incorporating cables of this type could, for example, deliver more power and enable substantial energy…

  • Irradiation Embrittlement of Reactor Pressure Vessels (RPVs) in Nuclear Power Plants

    Irradiation Embrittlement of Reactor Pressure Vessels (RPVs) in Nuclear Power Plants

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845699673

    Reactor Pressure Vessels (RPVs) contain the fuel and therefore the reaction at the heart of nuclear power plants. They are a life-determining structural component: if they suffer serious damage, the continued operation of the plant is in jeopardy. T…

  • Power Plant Life Management and Performance Improvement

    Power Plant Life Management and Performance Improvement

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845697266

    Coal- and gas-based power plants currently supply the largest proportion of the world's power generation capacity, and are required to operate to increasingly stringent environmental standards. Higher temperature combustion is therefore being adopte…

  • Hybrid-Renewable Energy Systems in Microgrids

    Hybrid-Renewable Energy Systems in Microgrids

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780081024935

    Hybrid-Renewable Energy Systems in Microgrids: Integration, Developments and Control presents the most up-to-date research and developments on hybrid-renewable energy systems (HRES) in a single, comprehensive resource. With an enriched collection of…

  • The Biogas Handbook

    The Biogas Handbook

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857094988

    With pressure increasing to utilise wastes and residues effectively and sustainably, the production of biogas represents one of the most important routes towards reaching national and international renewable energy targets. The biogas handbook: Scie…

  • Oxy-Fuel Combustion for Power Generation and Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Capture

    Oxy-Fuel Combustion for Power Generation and Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Capture

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780081017197

    Oxy-fuel combustion is currently considered to be one of the major technologies for carbon dioxide (CO2) capture in power plants. The advantages of using oxygen (O2) instead of air for combustion include a CO2-enriched flue gas that is ready for seq…

  • Oxy-Fuel Combustion for Power Generation and Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Capture

    Oxy-Fuel Combustion for Power Generation and Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Capture

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845696719

    Oxy-fuel combustion is currently considered to be one of the major technologies for carbon dioxide (CO2) capture in power plants. The advantages of using oxygen (O2) instead of air for combustion include a CO2-enriched flue gas that is ready for seq…

  • Understanding and Mitigating Ageing in Nuclear Power Plants

    Understanding and Mitigating Ageing in Nuclear Power Plants

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845695118

    Plant life management (PLiM) is a methodology focussed on the safety-first management of nuclear power plants over their entire lifetime. It incorporates and builds upon the usual periodic safety reviews and licence renewals as part of an overall fr…

  • Understanding and Mitigating Ageing in Nuclear Power Plants

    Understanding and Mitigating Ageing in Nuclear Power Plants

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780081014905

    Plant life management (PLiM) is a methodology focussed on the safety-first management of nuclear power plants over their entire lifetime. It incorporates and builds upon the usual periodic safety reviews and licence renewals as part of an overall fr…

  • Trends in Oil and Gas Corrosion Research and Technologies

    Trends in Oil and Gas Corrosion Research and Technologies

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780081011058

    Trends in Oil and Gas Corrosion Research and Technologies: Production and Transmission delivers the most up-to-date and highly multidisciplinary reference available to identify emerging developments, fundamental mechanisms and the technologies neces…

  • Geological Storage of Carbon Dioxide (CO2)

    Geological Storage of Carbon Dioxide (CO2)

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857094278

    Geological storage and sequestration of carbon dioxide, in saline aquifers, depleted oil and gas fields or unminable coal seams, represents one of the most important processes for reducing humankind's emissions of greenhouse gases. Geological storag…

  • Palladium Membrane Technology for Hydrogen Production, Carbon Capture and Other Applications

    Palladium Membrane Technology for Hydrogen Production, Carbon Capture and Other Applications

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782422341

    Thanks to their outstanding hydrogen selectivity, palladium membranes have attracted extensive R&D interest. They are a potential breakthrough technology for hydrogen production and also have promising applications in the areas of thermochemical bio…

  • The Coal Handbook: Towards Cleaner Production

    The Coal Handbook: Towards Cleaner Production

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857094223

    Coal is an important fossil fuel resource for many nations due to its large remaining resources, relatively low production and processing cost and potential high energy intensity. Certain issues surround its utilisation, however, including emissions…

  • Low-rank Coals for Power Generation, Fuel and Chemical Production

    Low-rank Coals for Power Generation, Fuel and Chemical Production

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780081008959

    Low-Rank Coals for Power Generation, Fuel and Chemical Production provides a thorough introduction to lignite (brown coal) and subbituminous coals and explores how they can be used efficiently and economically in place of hard coal. The book examine…

  • Advances in Biodiesel Production

    Advances in Biodiesel Production

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780081016640

    Biodiesel is one of the main biofuels capable of substituting fossil fuel usage in compression ignition vehicles, and is used in a variety of fuel blends worldwide. First-generation biodiesel has been used in national markets for some time, with fue…

  • Advances in Biodiesel Production

    Advances in Biodiesel Production

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857091178

    Biodiesel is one of the main biofuels capable of substituting fossil fuel usage in compression ignition vehicles, and is used in a variety of fuel blends worldwide. First-generation biodiesel has been used in national markets for some time, with fue…

  • Developments and Innovation in Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Capture and Storage Technology

    Developments and Innovation in Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Capture and Storage Technology

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845695330

    Carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and storage (CCS) is the one advanced technology that conventional power generation cannot do without. CCS technology reduces the carbon footprint of power plants by capturing and storing the CO2 emissions from burning f…

  • Developments and Innovation in Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Capture and Storage Technology

    Developments and Innovation in Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Capture and Storage Technology

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780081014806

    Carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and storage (CCS) is the one advanced technology that conventional power generation cannot do without. CCS technology reduces the carbon footprint of power plants by capturing and storing the CO2 emissions from burning f…

  • Nuclear Corrosion Science and Engineering

    Nuclear Corrosion Science and Engineering
    av Damien Feron

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845697655

    Corrosion of nuclear materials, i.e. the interaction between these materials and their environments, is a major issue for plant safety as well as for operation and economic competitiveness. Understanding these corrosion mechanisms, the systems and m…

  • High Temperature Superconductors (HTS) for Energy Applications

    High Temperature Superconductors (HTS) for Energy Applications

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857090126

    High temperature superconductors (HTS) offer many advantages through their application in electrical systems, including high efficiency performance and high throughput with low-electrical losses. While cryogenic cooling and precision materials manuf…

  • Microalgae-Based Biofuels and Bioproducts

    Microalgae-Based Biofuels and Bioproducts

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780081010235

    Microalgae-Based Biofuels and Bioproducts: From Feedstock Cultivation to End Products compiles contributions from authors from different areas and backgrounds who explore the cultivation and utilization of microalgae biomass for sustainable fuels an…

  • Advances In Nuclear Safety Analysis Methodology

    Advances In Nuclear Safety Analysis Methodology
    av John Luxat

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780081023655

    Advances in Nuclear Safety Analysis Methodology provides a unique exposition on leading-edge safety analysis techniques applied in nuclear reactor licensing. Chapters discuss accidents with major significance to nuclear safety, governing safety desi…

  • Combined Cycle Systems for Near-Zero Emission Power Generation

    Combined Cycle Systems for Near-Zero Emission Power Generation

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857090133

    Combined cycle power plants are one of the most promising ways of improving fossil-fuel and biomass energy production. The combination of a gas and steam turbine working in tandem to produce power makes this type of plant highly efficient and allows…