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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: Ressources Internet
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Fundamentals of materials for energy and environmental sustainability.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012
(DLC) 2011027888
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: D S Ginley; Daṿid Kahen
ISBN: 9781139185738 113918573X 9781139188043 1139188046 9781139190640 1139190644 9781139182133 1139182137 9780511718786 0511718780 1283382482 9781283382489
OCLC Number: 820546605
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Fundamentals of Materials for Energy and Environmental Sustainability; Title; Copyright; Acknowledgments; PART 1 Energy and the environment: the global landscape; 1 A primer on climate change; 2 The global energy landscape and energy security; 4 Energy cost of materials: materials for thin-film photovoltaics as an example; 5 Economics of materials; 6 Global energy flows; 7 Global materials flows; 8 Carbon dioxide capture and sequestration; PART 2 Nonrenewable energy sources; 9 Petroleum and natural gas; 10 Advancing coal conversion technologies: materials challenges. 11 Oil shale and tar sands12 Unconventional energy sources: gas hydrates; 13 Nuclear energy: current and future schemes; 14 Nuclear non-proliferation; 15 Nuclear-waste management and disposal; 16 Material requirements for controlled nuclear fusion; 17 Solar energy overview; 18 Direct solar energy conversion with photovoltaic devices; 19 Future concepts for photovoltaic energy conversion; 20 Concentrating and multijunction photovoltaics; 21 Concentrating solar thermal power; 22 Solar thermoelectrics: direct solar thermal energy conversion; 23 Off-grid solar in the developing world. 24 Principles of photosynthesis25 Biofuels and biomaterials from microbes; 26 Biofuels from cellulosic biomass via aqueous processing; 27 Artificial photosynthesis for solar energy conver; 28 Engineering natural photosynthesis; 29 Geothermal and ocean energy; 30 Wind energy; 31 Transportation: motor vehicles; 32 Transportation: aviation; 33 Transportation: shipping; 34 Transportation: fully autonomous vehicles; PART 5 Energy efficiency; 36 Energy efficient buildings; 37 Insulation science; 38 Industrial energy efficiency: a case study; 39 Green processing: catalysis. 40 Materials availability and recycling41 Life-cycle assessment; PART 6 Energy storage, high-penetration renewables, and grid stablization; 42 Toward the smart grid: the US as a case study; 43 Consequences of high-penetration renewables; 44 Electrochemical energy storage: batteries and capacitors; 45 Mechanical energy storage: pumped hydro, CAES, flywheels; 49: Photoelectrochemistry and hybrid solar conversion; Outline placeholder.
Responsibility: edited by David S. Ginley, David Cahen.

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