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  • Advances in Natural Gas Technology
    Advances in Natural Gas Technology
    Editor Hamid A. Al-Megren
    ISBN 978-953-51-0507-7
    554 pages, April, 2012
    Natural gas is a vital component of the world's supply of energy and an important source of many bulk chemicals and speciality chemicals. It is one of the cleanest, safest, and most useful of all energy sources, and helps to meet the world's rising d ...
  • Remote Sensing of Biomass - Principles and Applications
    Remote Sensing of Biomass - Principles and Applications
    Editor Temilola Fatoyinbo
    ISBN 978-953-51-0313-4
    334 pages, March, 2012
    Generally, the term biomass is used for all materials originating from photosynthesis. However, biomass can equally apply to animals. Conservation and management of biomass is very important. There are various ways and methods for biomass evaluation. ...
  • Nuclear Power Plants
    Nuclear Power Plants
    Editor Soon Heung Chang
    ISBN 978-953-51-0408-7
    350 pages, March, 2012
    This book covers various topics, from thermal-hydraulic analysis to the safety analysis of nuclear power plant. It does not focus only on current power plant issues. Instead, it aims to address the challenging ideas that can be implemented in and use ...
  • Energy Transmission and Grid Integration of AC Offshore Wind Farms
    Energy Transmission and Grid Integration of AC Offshore Wind Farms
    Editor M. Zubiaga, G. Abad, J. A. Barrena, S. Aurtenetxea and A. Carcar
    ISBN 978-953-51-0368-4
    258 pages, March, 2012
    This book analyses the key issues of the offshore wind farm's energy transmission and grid integration infrastructure. But, for this purpose, there are not evaluated all the electric configurations. In the present book is deeply evaluated a represent ...
  • Third Generation Photovoltaics
    Third Generation Photovoltaics
    Editor Vasilis Fthenakis
    ISBN 978-953-51-0304-2
    244 pages, March, 2012
    Photovoltaics have started replacing fossil fuels as major energy generation roadmaps, targeting higher efficiencies and/or lower costs are aggressively pursued to bring PV to cost parity with grid electricity. Third generation PV technologies may ov ...
  • Biogas
    Editor Sunil Kumar
    ISBN 978-953-51-0204-5
    420 pages, March, 2012
    This book contains research on the chemistry of each step of biogas generation, along with engineering principles and practices, feasibility of biogas production in processing technologies, especially anaerobic digestion of waste and gas production s ...
  • Hydropower - Practice and Application
    Hydropower - Practice and Application
    Editor Hossein Samadi-Boroujeni
    ISBN 978-953-51-0164-2
    332 pages, March, 2012
    Hydroelectric energy is the most widely used form of renewable energy, accounting for 16 percent of global electricity consumption. This book is primarily based on theoretical and applied results obtained by the authors during a long time of practice ...
  • Solar Power
    Solar Power
    Editor Radu D. Rugescu
    ISBN 978-953-51-0014-0
    388 pages, February, 2012
    A wide variety of detail regarding genuine and proprietary research from distinguished authors is presented, ranging from new means of evaluation of the local solar irradiance to the manufacturing technology of photovoltaic cells. Also included is th ...