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Thermodynamics and Energy Engineering

Petrică Vizureanu

Gheorghe Asachi Technical University of Iași


Energy Types Thermodynamics Systems Thermodynamics Solar Energy Equipment Storage Applications Geothermal Energy Hydroenergy Fuel Cells Hybrid Technology Sustainable Development Agenda 21

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About the book

The book proposes to explain conventional energy sources and to present the newest researches on non-conventional energy sources from entire world that can be used as benefits for humankind. All kind of unpublished and original conventional and non-conventional energy researches can contribute essentially to sustainable development society. The book wants to gather as many as possible applications around the world to be very well disseminated to worldwide scientists. The contents of the book is also looking at the “Agenda 21” which is a non-binding action plan of the United Nations with regard to sustainable development. Since 2015, Sustainable Development Goals are included in the Agenda 2030.

Publishing process

Book initiated and editor appointed

Date completed: August 30th 2019

Applications to edit the book are assessed and a suitable editor is selected, at which point the process begins.

Chapter proposals submitted and reviewed

Deadline Extended: Open for Submissions

Potential authors submit chapter proposals ready for review by the academic editor and our publishing review team.

Approved chapters written in full and submitted

Deadline for full chapters: November 19th 2019

Once approved by the academic editor and publishing review team, chapters are written and submitted according to pre-agreed parameters

Full chapters peer reviewed

Review results due: February 7th 2020

Full chapter manuscripts are screened for plagiarism and undergo a Main Editor Peer Review. Results are sent to authors within 30 days of submission, with suggestions for rounds of revisions.

Book compiled, published and promoted

Expected publication date: April 7th 2020

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About the editor

Petrică Vizureanu

Gheorghe Asachi Technical University of Iași

Dr. Petrică Vizureanu was born on the 17th of October 1967, in Barlad, Romania. He received the following degrees: M.Sc. in Heating Equipment, from „Gh. Asachi” Technical University of Iasi (1992), and Ph.D. at „Gh. Asachi” Technical University of Iasi (1999). Vizureanu’s past and present positions include Assistant (1993-1999), Lecturer (1999-2002), Ass. Professor (2002-2009), Professor (2009-today) in „Gh. Asachi” Technical University of Iasi – Romania. Dr. Petrică Vizureanu is a professor with a teaching experience over 25 years, with a very rich experience in project management of national and international research projects (Director-6, member-38), concerning different areas including: biomaterials (characterization; testing and material expertise; medical devices; surface properties; tissue-implant interaction phenomena), geopolymers, unconventional energy, heating equipment, refractory materials, materials science, computer assisted design, safety and health at work, management and commercial engineering.

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