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  • Sustainable Degradation of Lignocellulosic Biomass - Techniques, Applications and Commercialization
    Sustainable Degradation of Lignocellulosic Biomass - Techniques, Applications and Commercialization
    Edited by Anuj K. Chandel and Silvio Silvério da Silva
    ISBN 978-953-51-1119-1,
    284 pages, May, 2013
    This book provides important aspects of sustainable degradation of lignocellulosic biomass which has a pivotal role for the economic production of several value-added products and biofuels with safe environment. Different pretreatment techniques and ...
  • Thermal Power Plants - Advanced Applications
    Thermal Power Plants - Advanced Applications
    Edited by Mohammad Rasul
    ISBN 978-953-51-1095-8,
    186 pages, April, 2013
    Thermal power plants are one of the most important process industries for engineering professionals. Over the past decades, the power sector is facing a number of critical issues; however, the most fundamental challenge is meeting the growing power d ...
  • Power Quality Issues
    Power Quality Issues
    Edited by Ahmed Zobaa
    ISBN 978-953-51-1068-2,
    300 pages, April, 2013
    Given our increasing dependence on technologies, security of the power supply is of the utmost importance. As such, we require cutting-edge and efficient methods of measuring its efficiency and reliability. This book offers chapters on the compressio ...
  • An Update on Power Quality
    An Update on Power Quality
    Edited by Dylan Dah-Chuan Lu
    ISBN 978-953-51-1079-8,
    158 pages, March, 2013
    Power quality is an important measure of fitness of electricity networks. With increasing renewable energy generations and usage of power electronics converters, it is important to investigate how these developments will have an impact to existing an ...
  • Liquid, Gaseous and Solid Biofuels - Conversion Techniques
    Liquid, Gaseous and Solid Biofuels - Conversion Techniques
    Edited by Zhen Fang
    ISBN 978-953-51-1050-7,
    552 pages, March, 2013
    This book offers reviews of state-of-the-art conversion techniques for biofuels. It focuses on the latest development for the production of liquid and gaseous biofuels that should be of interest to the chemical scientists and technologists.
  • Modeling and Control Aspects of Wind Power Systems
    Modeling and Control Aspects of Wind Power Systems
    Edited by S. M. Muyeen, Ahmed Al-Durra and Hany M. Hasanien
    ISBN 978-953-51-1042-2,
    212 pages, March, 2013
    This book covers the recent development and progress of the wind energy conversion system. The chapters are contributed by prominent researchers in the field of wind energy and cover grid integration issues, modern control theories applied in wind e ...
  • New Developments in Renewable Energy
    New Developments in Renewable Energy
    Edited by Hasan Arman and Ibrahim Yuksel
    ISBN 978-953-51-1040-8,
    418 pages, March, 2013
    Renewable energy is defined as the energy which naturally occurs, covers a number of sources and technologies at different stages, and is theoretically inexhaustible. Renewable energy sources such as those who are generated from sun or wind are the m ...
  • Solar Cells - Research and Application Perspectives
    Solar Cells - Research and Application Perspectives
    Edited by Arturo Morales-Acevedo
    ISBN 978-953-51-1003-3,
    386 pages, March, 2013
    Over the last decade, photovoltaic (PV) technology has shown the potential to become a major source of power generation for the world - with robust and continuous growth even during times of financial and economic crisis. That growth is expected to c ...