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20397

Process Intensification

Engineering for Efficiency, Sustainability and Flexibility

 

Butterworth-Heinemann, 2008.

ISBNs 9780750689410

Colección: ScienceDirect

Resumen (en inglés): Process intensification (PI) is a chemical and process design approach that leads to substantially smaller, cleaner, safer and more energy-efficient process technology. A hot topic across the chemical and process industries, this is the first book to provide a practical working guide to understanding and developing successful PI solutions that deliver savings and efficiencies. It will appeal to engineers working with leading-edge process technologies and those involved research and development of chemical, process, environmental, pharmaceutical, and bioscience systems.

* Shows chemical and process engineers how to apply process intensification to their system, process or operation
* A hard-working reference and user guide to the technology AND application of PI, covering fundamentals, industry applications, supplemented by a development and implementation guide
* Leading author team, including Professor Colin Ramshaw, developer of the HiGee high-gravity distillation process at ICI, widely credited as the instigator of PI principles


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27741

Recherche et développement régional durable

 

Presses universitaires François-Rabelais, 2002.

ISBNs 9782869061569 9782869063495

Colección: Directory of Open Access Books


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20595

Renewable Energy

Physics, Engineering, Environmental Impacts, Economics & Planning

 

4th ed. Academic Press, 2010.

ISBNs 9780123750259

Colección: ScienceDirect

Resumen (en inglés):

This volume is a true shelf reference, providing a thorough overview of the entire renewable energy sphere, while still functioning as a go-to information source for professionals and students when they need answers about a specific technical issue. Crafted over the last 15 years into a problem-solving tool for engineers, researchers, consultants and planners currently working in the field, as well as a detailed map of the renewables universe for those looking to expand into new technological specialties, Renewable Energy by Sorensen offers the most comprehensive coverage of the subject available.

The book has been structured around three parts in order to assist readers in focusing on the issues that impact them the most for a given project or question. PART I covers the basic scientific principles behind all major renewable energy resources, such as solar, wind and biomass. PART II provides in-depth information about how these raw renewable sources can actually be converted into useful forms, transmitted into the grid and stored for future utilization. Finally, PART III undertakes the aspects of energy planning, environmental impacts and socio-economic issues on regional and global levels.

In this fourth edition update, new material includes expanded coverage of biofuels, solar conversion, biomass and fuel cells, storage and transmission, and a new chapter on integrated technologies to introduce the hybrid systems now being explored. New surveys and the most recent research findings are included throughout.

  • New, thoroughly updated fourth edition of the authoritative field guide to the entire Renewable Energy universe
  • The only books to scientific principles and implementation methods, technologies and socio-economics, environmental impacts and cutting-edge advances, all in one volume
  • New material includes expanded coverage of biofuels, solar conversion, biomass and fuel cells, storage and transmission, and a new chapter on integrated systems


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20596

Renewable Energy

Its physics, engineering, use, environmental impacts, economy and planning aspects

 

3rd ed. Academic Press, 2004.

ISBNs 9780126561531

Colección: ScienceDirect

Resumen (en inglés): This third edition of Renewable Energy is undoubtedly one of the most complete accounts of the subject, from source through to extraction and use. The book is academically rigorous, but accessible.

The author first describes the effect of the sun on the atmosphere and the creation of wind and waves, including the effects of global warming. For each type of renewable energy, from direct solar radiation to wind and biomass, there follows a technical description of the devices that can be used to transform the energy into useful forms. The author explores new solar cell types, including polymer and organic cells, new biofuel processes and new wave energy devices.

The final part of the book loos at social and economic aspects of renewable energy – the costs of our current fuel bills versus new energy sources, and the difference it could make to developing as well as developed countries. The concept of whole new energy systems based around wind, solar, and other energies is put into a real-life context. Key features include:
· Reference paths: the reader may follow the general process from source through to distribution, or concentrate on a specific type of energy.
· The material is divided into undergraduate text and advanced options.
· Details the significant expansion of the field since the publication of the previous edition.
· Updated material includes offshore wind technologies, polymer and organic solar cells, new developments in hydrogen storage, pipeline transmission, biofuel processes, and wave energy devices, evaluation of biomass options, and an outlook on the renewable energy market.

* The only rigorous theory and applications book available

* Provides the principles of renewable energy flows/sources and energy conversion processes

* Details the significant expansion of the field since the publication of the previous editions


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20598

Renewable Energy Integration

Practical Management of Variability, Uncertainty and Flexibility in Power Grids

 

Academic Press, 2014.

ISBNs 9780124079106

Colección: ScienceDirect

Resumen (en inglés):

Renewable Energy Integration is a ground-breaking new resource -  the first to offer a distilled examination of the intricacies of integrating renewables into the power grid and electricity markets. It offers informed perspectives from internationally renowned experts on the challenges to be met and solutions based on demonstrated best practices developed by operators around the world. The book's focus on practical implementation of strategies provides real-world context for theoretical underpinnings and the development of supporting policy frameworks. The book considers a myriad of wind, solar, wave and tidal integration issues, thus ensuring that grid operators with low or high penetration of renewable generation can leverage the victories achieved by their peers. Renewable Energy Integration highlights, carefully explains, and illustrates the benefits of advanced technologies and systems for coping with variability, uncertainty, and flexibility.

  • Lays out the key issues around the integration of renewables into power grids and markets, from the intricacies of operational and planning considerations, to supporting regulatory and policy frameworks
  • Provides global case studies that highlight the challenges of renewables integration and present field-tested solutions
  • Illustrates enabling and disruptive technologies to support the management of variability, uncertainty and flexibility


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20599

Renewable Energy System Design

 

Academic Press, 2014.

ISBNs 9780123749918

Colección: ScienceDirect

Resumen (en inglés):

The limitation of fossil fuels has challenged scientists and engineers to search for alternative energy resources that can meet future energy demand. Renewable Energy System Design is a valuable reference focusing on engineering, design, and operating principles that engineers can follow in order to successfully design more robust and efficient renewable energy systems. Written by Dr. Ziyad Salameh, an expert with over thirty years of teaching, research, and design experience, Renewable Energy System Design provides readers with the "nuts and bolts" of photovoltaic, wind energy, and hybrid wind/PV systems. It explores renewable energy storage devices with an emphasis on batteries and fuel cells and emerging sustainable technologies like biomass, geothermal power, ocean thermal energy conversion, solar thermal, and satellite power. Renewable Energy System Design is a must-have resource that provides engineers and students with a comprehensive yet practical guide to the characteristics, principles of operation, and power potential of the most prevalent renewable energy systems.

  • Explains and demonstrates design and operating principles for solar, wind, hybrid and emerging systems with diagrams and examples
  • Utilizes case studies to help engineers anticipate and overcome common design challenges
  • Explores renewable energy storage methods particularly batteries and fuel cells and emerging renewable technologies


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20601

Renewable Energy Systems

A Smart Energy Systems Approach to the Choice and Modeling of 100% Renewable Solutions

 

2nd ed. Academic Press, 2014.

ISBNs 9780124104235

Colección: ScienceDirect

Resumen (en inglés):

In this new edition of Renewable Energy Systems, globally recognized renewable energy researcher and professor, Henrik Lund, sets forth a straightforward, comprehensive methodology for comparing different energy systems’ abilities to integrate fluctuating and intermittent renewable energy sources. The book does this by presenting an energy system analysis methodology and offering a freely available accompanying software tool, EnergyPLAN, which automates and simplifies the calculations supporting such a detailed comparative analysis. The book provides the results of more than fifteen comprehensive energy system analysis studies, examines the large-scale integration of renewable energy into the present system, and presents concrete design examples derived from a dozen renewable energy systems around the globe. Renewable Energy Systems, Second Edition also undertakes the socio-political realities governing the implementation of renewable energy systems by introducing a theoretical framework approach aimed at understanding how major technological changes, such as renewable energy, can be implemented at both the national and international levels.

  • Provides an introduction to the technical design of renewable energy systems
  • Demonstrates how to analyze the feasibility and efficiency of large-scale systems to help implementers avoid costly trial and error
  • Addresses the socio-political challenge of implementing the shift to renewables
  • Free companion analysis software empowers energy professionals to crunch data for their own projects
  • Features a dozen extensive case studies from around the globe that provide real-world templates for new installations


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20603

Renewable Heating and Cooling

Technologies and Applications

 

Woodhead Publishing, 2016.

ISBNs 9781782422136

Colección: ScienceDirect

Resumen (en inglés):

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 estimated to be almost 50%, with the majority of heat generated by the consumption of fossil fuels. As there is a pressing need to increase the uptake of renewable heating and cooling (RHC) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, this book provides a comprehensive and authoritative overview on the topic.

Part One introduces key RHC technologies and discusses RHC in the context of global heating and cooling demand, featuring chapters on solar thermal process heat generation, deep geothermal energy, and solar cooling technologies. Part Two explores enabling technologies, special applications, and case studies with detailed coverage of thermal energy storage, hybrid systems, and renewable heating for RHC, along with case studies in China and Sweden.

Users will find this book to be an essential resource for lead engineers and engineering consultants working on renewable heating and cooling in engineering companies, as well as academics and R&D professionals in private research institutes who have a particular interest in the subject matter.

  • Includes coverage on biomass, solar thermal, and geothermal renewable heating and cooling technologies
  • Features chapters on solar thermal process heat generation, deep geothermal energy, solar cooling technologies, and special applications
  • Presents case studies with detailed coverage of thermal energy storage, hybrid systems, and renewable heating for RHC
  • Explores enabling technologies and special applications


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20604

Renewable Motor Fuels

The Past, the Present and the Uncertain Future

 

Butterworth-Heinemann, 2015.

ISBNs 9780128009703

Colección: ScienceDirect

Resumen (en inglés): Considering the ever-rising costs of traditional fuel paired with the increasing scarcity of its resources, it’s easy to see why exploring renewable fuels has become an increasingly critical goal for engineers, researchers, and end-users alike. However, due to the great diversity of technologies, policies, and attitudes, it can be difficult to gain a good well-rounded understanding of these types of fuels. Renewable Motor Fuels: The Past, the Present and the Uncertain Future presents an opportunity to gain an insightful understanding of all the key aspects of alternative automotive fuels in one book. Author Arthur Brownstein describes various sources of renewable motor fuels (including ethanol, algae, isobutanol, natural gas, and battery power) and their production processes, specific properties, and economic advantages/disadvantages. This comprehensive coverage of such an important topic is crucial for anyone with an interest in renewable fuels, from researchers to engineers to end-users.

  • Presents a clear overview on a variety of renewable motor fuel technologies, balancing history, technology, and policy
  • Provides the status of current and developing renewable motor fuel technologies and their uses worldwide
  • Discusses the competitive economics of renewable fuel processes and their respective market interactions


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27780

Ressources minérales, enjeu majeur du développement durable, Les

 

Collège de France, 2016.

ISBNs 9782213687339 9782722604278

Colección: Directory of Open Access Books


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