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  • Biodiesel - Feedstocks, Production and Applications
    Biodiesel - Feedstocks, Production and Applications
    Editor Zhen Fang
    ISBN 978-953-51-0910-5
    498 pages, December, 2012
    This book focuses on the development of biodiesel systems from the production of feedstocks and their processing technologies to the comprehensive applications of both by-products and biodiesel. It should be of interest for students, researchers, sci ...
  • Advances in Wind Power
    Advances in Wind Power
    Editor Rupp Carriveau
    ISBN 978-953-51-0863-4
    374 pages, November, 2012
    Today's wind energy industry is at a crossroads. Global economic instability has threatened or eliminated many financial incentives that have been important to the development of specific markets. Now more than ever, this essential element of the wor ...
  • Induction Motors - Modelling and Control
    Induction Motors - Modelling and Control
    Editor Prof. Rui Esteves Araújo
    ISBN 978-953-51-0843-6
    558 pages, November, 2012
    Motivated by the need of energy-efficiency improvements, process optimization, soft-start capability and numerous other environmental benefits, it may be desirable to operate induction motors for many applications at continuously adjustable speeds. T ...
  • Natural Gas - Extraction to End Use
    Natural Gas - Extraction to End Use
    Editor Sreenath Borra Gupta
    ISBN 978-953-51-0820-7
    316 pages, October, 2012
    Natural gas has traditionally been used as a feedstock for the chemical industry, and as a fuel for process and space heating. Recent advances in exploration, drilling techniques and hydraulic fracturing have made it possible for natural gas to becom ...
  • Small-Scale Energy Harvesting
    Small-Scale Energy Harvesting
    Editor Mickael Lallart
    ISBN 978-953-51-0826-9
    358 pages, October, 2012
    The purpose of this book is to provide an up-to-date view of latest research advances in the design of efficient small-scale energy harvesters through contributions of internationally recognized researchers. The book covers the physics of the energy ...
  • Gasification for Practical Applications
    Gasification for Practical Applications
    Editor Yongseung Yun
    ISBN 978-953-51-0818-4
    350 pages, October, 2012
    Although there were many books and papers that deal with gasification, there has been only a few practical book explaining the technology in actual application and the market situation in reality. Gasification is a key technology in converting coal, ...
  • Energy Efficiency - The Innovative Ways for Smart Energy, the Future Towards Modern Utilities
    Energy Efficiency - The Innovative Ways for Smart Energy, the Future Towards Modern Utilities
    Editor Moustafa Eissa
    ISBN 978-953-51-0800-9
    406 pages, October, 2012
    This book is one of the most comprehensive and up-to-date books written on Energy Efficiency. The readers will learn about different technologies for energy efficiency policies and programs to reduce the amount of energy. The book provides some studi ...
  • Nuclear Power- Practical Aspects
    Nuclear Power- Practical Aspects
    Editor Wael Ahmed
    ISBN 978-953-51-0778-1
    246 pages, October, 2012
    The serious challenge facing the world today, in obtaining enough energy for growing population and in controlling the carbon emission caused by fossil fuel use, calls for nuclear energy as an alternative power source. This book presents research wor ...