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  • Biofuel's Engineering Process Technology
    Biofuel's Engineering Process Technology
    Editor Marco Aurélio dos Santos Bernardes
    ISBN 978-953-307-480-1
    742 pages, August, 2011
    This book aspires to be a comprehensive summary of current biofuels issues and thereby contribute to the understanding of this important topic. Readers will find themes including biofuels development efforts, their implications for the food industry, ...
  • Wind Farm - Impact in Power System and Alternatives to Improve the Integration
    Wind Farm - Impact in Power System and Alternatives to Improve the Integration
    Editor Gastón Orlando Suvire
    ISBN 978-953-307-467-2
    342 pages, July, 2011
    During the last two decades, increase in electricity demand and environmental concern resulted in fast growth of power production from renewable sources. Wind power is one of the most efficient alternatives. Due to rapid development of wind turbine t ...
  • Progress in Biomass and Bioenergy Production
    Progress in Biomass and Bioenergy Production
    Editor Syed Shahid Shaukat
    ISBN 978-953-307-491-7
    456 pages, July, 2011
    Alternative energy sources have become a hot topic in recent years. The supply of fossil fuel, which provides about 95 percent of total energy demand today, will eventually run out in a few decades. By contrast, biomass and biofuel have the potential ...
  • Fundamental and Advanced Topics in Wind Power
    Fundamental and Advanced Topics in Wind Power
    Editor Rupp Carriveau
    ISBN 978-953-307-508-2
    434 pages, July, 2011
    As the fastest growing source of energy in the world, wind has a very important role to play in the global energy mix. This text covers a spectrum of leading edge topics critical to the rapidly evolving wind power industry. The reader is introduced t ...
  • Wind Farm - Technical Regulations, Potential Estimation and Siting Assessment
    Wind Farm - Technical Regulations, Potential Estimation and Siting Assessment
    Editor Gastón O. Suvire
    ISBN 978-953-307-483-2
    246 pages, June, 2011
    The evolution of wind power generation is being produced with a very high growth rate at world level (around 30%). This growth, together with the foreseeable installation of many wind farms in a near future, forces the utilities to evaluate diverse a ...
  • Electricity Infrastructures in the Global Marketplace
    Electricity Infrastructures in the Global Marketplace
    Editor T. J. Hammons
    ISBN 978-953-307-155-8
    834 pages, June, 2011
    This book discusses trends in the energy industries of emerging economies in all continents. It provides the forum for dissemination and exchange of scientific and engineering information on the theoretical generic and applied areas of scientific and ...
  • Power Quality
    Power Quality
    Editor Andreas Eberhard
    ISBN 978-953-307-180-0
    374 pages, April, 2011
    Almost all experts are in agreement - although we will see an improvement in metering and control of the power flow, Power Quality will suffer. This book will give an overview of how power quality might impact our lives today and tomorrow, introduce ...
  • Wind Turbines
    Wind Turbines
    Editor Ibrahim Al-Bahadly
    ISBN 978-953-307-221-0
    664 pages, April, 2011
    The area of wind energy is a rapidly evolving field and an intensive research and development has taken place in the last few years. Therefore, this book aims to provide an up-to-date comprehensive overview of the current status in the field to the r ...