Encyclopedia of Renewable and Sustainable Materials

Encyclopedia of Renewable and Sustainable Materials provides a comprehensive overview, covering research and development on all aspects of renewable, recyclable and sustainable materials. The use of renewable and sustainable materials in building construction, the automotive sector, energy, textiles and others can create markets for agricultural products and additional revenue streams for farmers, as well as significantly reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, manufacturing energy requirements, manufacturing costs and waste. This book provides researchers, students and professionals in materials science and engineering with tactics and information as they face increasingly complex challenges around the development, selection and use of construction and manufacturing materials. Covers a broad range of topics not available elsewhere in one resource Arranged thematically for ease of navigation Discusses key features on processing, use, application and the environmental benefits of renewable and sustainable materials Contains a special focus on sustainability that will lead to the reduction of carbon emissions and enhance protection of the natural environment with regard to sustainable materials

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  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 4252 pages
  • ISBN : 0128131969
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Encyclopedia of Renewable and Sustainable Materials

Encyclopedia of Renewable and Sustainable Materials
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 09 January 2020
GET THIS BOOKEncyclopedia of Renewable and Sustainable Materials

Encyclopedia of Renewable and Sustainable Materials provides a comprehensive overview, covering research and development on all aspects of renewable, recyclable and sustainable materials. The use of renewable and sustainable materials in building construction, the automotive sector, energy, textiles and others can create markets for agricultural products and additional revenue streams for farmers, as well as significantly reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, manufacturing energy requirements, manufacturing costs and waste. This book provides researchers, students and professionals in materials science and engineering

Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technologies for Building and Environmental Applications

Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technologies for Building and Environmental Applications
  • Author : Mardiana Idayu Ahmad,Mazran Ismail,Saffa Riffat
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 20 April 2016
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This diverse resource on renewable energy and sustainable technologies highlights the status, state of the art, challenges, advancements and options in areas such as energy recovery systems, turbine ventilators, green composites, biofuels and bio-resources for energy production, wind energy, integrated energy-efficient systems, thermal energy storage, natural ventilation & day-lighting systems, and low carbon technologies for building and environmental applications. It is designed to serve as a reference book for students, researchers, manufacturers and professionals working in these fields. The editors have

New and Renewable Energy Technologies for Sustainable Development

New and Renewable Energy Technologies for Sustainable Development
  • Author : Naim Afgan
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 15 February 2004
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The International Conference on New and Renewable Energy Technologies for Sustainable Development held in Ponta Delgada, Azores (2002), Portugal, has provided technology specialists and hardware developers with the opportunity to discuss, review and demonstrate the research directions, the design methodologies, and the production techniques leading to cost- effective energy technologies for sustainable development. This dialog provides the context for more detailed technical presentations and panel discussions on energy systems, renewable resource exploitation, and the engineering design and optimisation for minimum resource

Mechanical Energy Storage for Renewable and Sustainable Energy Resources

Mechanical Energy Storage for Renewable and Sustainable Energy Resources
  • Author : Abdul Hai Alami
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 16 December 2019
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The available literature on energy storage technologies in general, and mechanical energy storage in particular, is lacking in terms of both quantity and quality. This edited volume focuses on novel (yet uncomplicated) ideas that are currently part of the Energy Storage curriculum at the University of Sharjah, UAE. These techniques have been extensively researched and their prototypes are central to the undergraduate Energy Storage Lab that is associated with the course. Although ideally suited for wind energy storage, the techniques

Recent Advances in Renewable Energy Technologies

Recent Advances in Renewable Energy Technologies
  • Author : Mejdi Jeguirim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 31 August 2021
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Recent Advances in Renewable Energy Technologies is a comprehensive reference covering critical research, laboratory and industry developments on renewable energy technological, production, conversion, storage, and management, including solar energy systems (thermal and photovoltaic), wind energy, hydropower, geothermal energy, bioenergy and hydrogen production, and large-scale development of renewable energy technologies and their impact on the global economy and power capacity. Technological advancements include resources assessment and deployment, materials performance improvement, system optimization and sizing, instrumentation and control, modeling and simulation, regulations,

Renewable Energy and Sustainable Buildings

Renewable Energy and Sustainable Buildings
  • Author : Ali Sayigh
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 30 August 2019
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This book contains selected papers presented during the World Renewable Energy Network’s 28thanniversary congress at the University of Kingston in London. The forum highlighted the integration of renewables and sustainable buildings as the best means to combat climate change. In-depth chapters written by the world’s leading experts highlight the most current research and technological breakthroughs and discuss policy, renewable energy technologies and applications in all sectors – for heating and cooling, agricultural applications, water, desalination, industrial applications and for

Renewable Energy for Unleashing Sustainable Development

Renewable Energy for Unleashing Sustainable Development
  • Author : Emanuela Colombo,Stefano Bologna,Diego Masera
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 26 November 2013
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The book analyzes energy technologies, business models and policies to promote sustainable development. It proposes a set of recommendations for further activities and networking on access to energy and renewable energies and promotes an integrated approach to sustainable resource management. The book discusses access to energy, as a precondition for socio-economic progress. It depicts the global dimension of the challenge in terms of access to electricity and other forms of energy in developing countries. The three main interlinked topics related

Global Sustainable Development and Renewable Energy Systems

Global Sustainable Development and Renewable Energy Systems
  • Author : Olla, Phillip
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 31 May 2012
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Over the past decade, the use of Renewable Energy Technology (RET) has significantly increased around the globe. Technologies that once were considered experimental are now being deployed on commercial scales at phenomenal rates, delivering cost-effective substitutions for conventional, fossil fuel-based systems that cause problems including greenhouse gas emissions, expensive operating costs, and global pollution. But these new systems come at a costly rate, and because of this, officials must review their overall efficiency and effectiveness. Global Sustainable Development and Renewable

Sustainable Design for Renewable Processes

Sustainable Design for Renewable Processes
  • Author : Mariano Martín
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 31 October 2021
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Sustainable Design for Renewable Processes: Principles and Case Studies covers the basic technologies to collect and process renewable resources and raw materials and transform them into useful products. Starting with basic principles on process analysis, integration and optimization that also addresses challenges, the book then discusses applied principles using a number of examples and case studies that cover biomass, waste, solar, water and wind as resources, along with a set of technologies including gasification, pyrolysis, hydrolysis, digestion, fermentation, solar thermal,

Applications of AI and IOT in Renewable Energy

Applications of AI and IOT in Renewable Energy
  • Author : Rabindra Nath Shaw,Ankush Ghosh,Saad Mekhilef,Valentina Emilia Balas
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 February 2022
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Applications of AI and IOT in Renewable Energy provides a future vision of unexplored areas and applications for Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things in sustainable energy systems. The ideas presented in this book are backed up by original, unpublished technical research results covering topics like smart solar energy systems, intelligent dc motors and energy efficiency study of electric vehicles. In all these areas and more, applications of artificial intelligence methods, including artificial neural networks, genetic algorithms, fuzzy logic and

The Elements of Style

The Elements of Style
  • Author : William Strunk Jr.
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Release : 11 May 2018
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The Elements of Style William Strunk concentrated on specific questions of usage—and the cultivation of good writing—with the recommendation "Make every word tell"; hence the 17th principle of composition is the simple instruction: "Omit needless words." The book was also listed as one of the 100 best and most influential books written in English since 1923 by Time in its 2011 list.

Design and Performance Optimization of Renewable Energy Systems

Design and Performance Optimization of Renewable Energy Systems
  • Author : Mamdouh Assad,Marc A. Rosen
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 12 January 2021
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Design and Performance Optimization of Renewable Energy Systems provides an integrated discussion of issues relating to renewable energy performance design and optimization using advanced thermodynamic analysis with modern methods to configure major renewable energy plant configurations (solar, geothermal, wind, hydro, PV). Vectors of performance enhancement reviewed include thermodynamics, heat transfer, exergoeconomics and neural network techniques. Source technologies studied range across geothermal power plants, hydroelectric power, solar power towers, linear concentrating PV, parabolic trough solar collectors, grid-tied hybrid solar PV/Fuel

Sustainable Energy Management

Sustainable Energy Management
  • Author : Mirjana Radovanović (Golusin),Stevan Popov,Sinisa Dodic
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 31 December 2012
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While the last few decades have witnessed incredible leaps forward in the technology of energy production, technological innovation can only be as transformative as its implementation and management allows. The burgeoning fields of renewable, efficient and sustainable energy have moved past experimentation toward realization, necessitating the transition to more sustainable energy management practices. Energy Management is a collective term for all the systematic practices to minimize and control both the quantity and cost of energy used in providing a service.

Principles of Sustainable Energy Systems, Second Edition

Principles of Sustainable Energy Systems, Second Edition
  • Author : Frank Kreith,Susan Krumdieck
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 19 August 2013
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Completely revised and updated, Principles of Sustainable Energy Systems, Second Edition presents broad-based coverage of sustainable energy sources and systems. The book is designed as a text for undergraduate seniors and first-year graduate students. It focuses on renewable energy technologies, but also treats current trends such as the expanding use of natural gas from fracking and development of nuclear power. It covers the economics of sustainable energy, both from a traditional monetary as well as from an energy return on