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 ...
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 ...
Prof. Rui Esteves Araújo
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 ...
Sreenath Borra Gupta
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...