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Fundamentals of materials for energy and environmental sustainability

Author: D S Ginley; Daṿid Kahen
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2012.
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"How will we meet rising energy demands? What are our options? Are there viable long-term solutions for the future? Learn the fundamental physical, chemical and materials science at the heart of: [bullet] Renewable/non-renewable energy sources [bullet] Future transportation systems [bullet] Energy efficiency [bullet] Energy storage Whether you are a student taking an energy course or a newcomer to the field, this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: D S Ginley; Daṿid Kahen
ISBN: 9781107000230 1107000238
OCLC Number: 747018915
Description: xvi, 753 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Part I: Energy and the environment : the landscape : A primer on climate change / Melinda Marquis, Pieter Tans --
Global energy landscape and energy security / V.S. Arunachalam, Anshu Bharadwaj --
Sustainability and energy conversions / Franklin M. Orr, Jr., Sally M. Benson --
Energy cost of materials : materials for thin-film photovoltaics as an example / Ajay K. Gupta, Charles A.S. Hall --
Economics of materials / Lester B. Lave, Frank R. Field III --
Global energy flows / Richard Sassoon --
Global materials flows / Fridolin Krausmann --
Carbon dioxide capture and sequestration / Sally M. Benson --
Part II: Non-renewable energy sources --
Petroleum and natural gas / Russell R. Chianelli, Xiomara C. Kretschmer, Stephen A. Holditch --
Advancing coal conversion technologies : materials challenges / Bryan D. Morreale, Cynthia A. Powell, David R. Luebke --
Oil shale and tar sands / James W. Bunger --
Unconventional energy sources : gas hydrates / Carolyn A. Koh, E. Dendy Sloan, Amadeu K. Sum --
Nuclear energy : current and future schemes / Christopher R. Stanek, Robin W. Grimes, Cetin Unal --
Nuclear nonproliferation / Siegfried S. Hecker, Matthias Englert, Michael C. Miller --
Nuclear waste management and disposal / Rodney C. Ewing, William J. Weber --
Material requirements for controlled nuclear fusion / Nathaniel J. Fisch, J. Luc Peterson, Adam Cohen --
Part III: Renewable energy sources --
Solar energy overview / Miguel A. Contreras, Satyen Deb --
Direct solar energy conversion with photovoltaic devices / David S. Ginley, Reuben Collins, David Cahen --
Future concepts for photovoltaic energy conversion / Jean-Franc̦ois Guillemoles --
Concentrating and multijunction photovoltaics / Daniel J. Friedman --
Concentrating solar thermal power / Abraham Kribus --
Solar thermoelectrics : direct solar thermal energy conversion / Terry M. Tritt, Xinfeng Tang, Qingjie Zhang [and others] --
Off-grid solar in the developing world / Tiffany Tong, Wali Akande, Winston O. Soboyejo --
Principles of photosynthesis / Johannes Messinger, Dmitriy Shevela --
Biofuels and biomaterials from microbes / Trent R. Northen --
Biofuels from cellulosic biomass via aqueous processing / Jian Shi, Qing Qing, Taiying Zhang [and others] --
Artificial photosynthesis for solar energy conversion / Boris Rybtchinski, Michael R. Wasielewski --
Engineering natural photosynthesis / Huub J.M. de Groot --
Geothermal and ocean energy / Jiabin Han, J. William Carey, Bruce A. Robinson --
Wind energy / Michael Robinson, Neil Kelley, Patrick Moriarity --
Part IV: Transportation --
Transportation : motor vehicles / Jerry Gibbs, Ahmad A. Pesaran, Philip S. Sklad --
Transportation : aviation / Robin G. Bennett, Linda A. Caldwell Stancin, William L. Carberry [and others] --
Transportation: shipping / David S. Ginley --
Transportation : fully autonomous vehicles / Christopher E. Borroni-Bird, Mark W. Verbrugge --
Part V: Energy efficiency --
Lighting / Dandan Zhu, Colin J. Humphreys --
Energy efficient buildings / Ron Judkoff --
Insulation science / Leon R. Glicksman, Ellann Cohen --
Industrial energy efficiency : a case study --
Green processing : catalysis / Ronny Neumann --
Material availability and recycling / Randolph Kirchain, Elsa Alonso --
Life-cycle assessment / Corrie E. Clark --
Part VI: Energy storage, high penetration renewables, and grid stabilization --
Toward the smart grid : the US as a case study / S. Massoud Amin, Anthony M. Giacomoni --
Consequences of high penetration renewables / Paul Denholm --
Electrochemical energy storage : batteries and capacitors / M. Stanley Whittingham --
Mechanical energy storage : pumped hydro, CAES, flywheels / Troy McBride, Benjamin Bollinger, Dax Kepshire --
Fuel cells / Shyam Kocha, Bryan Pivovar, Thomas Gennett --
Solar fuels / Christian Jooss, Helmut Tributsch --
Solar thermal routes to fuel / Michael Epstein --
Photoelectrochemistry and hybrid solar conversion / Stuart Licht.
Responsibility: edited by David S. Ginley and David Cahen.
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