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Sustainable energy technologies

Author: Eduardo A Rincón Mejía; Alejandro De Las Heras
Publisher: Boca Raton : Taylor & Francis, CRC Press, 2018.
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"This book examines the key aspects that will define future sustainable energy systems: energy supply, energy storage, security and limited environmental impacts. It clearly explains the need for an integrated engineering approach to sustainable energies, based on mathematical, biogeophysical, and engineering arguments. Resilient and efficient alternatives are compared to non-sustainable options. This book results  Read more...
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Sustainable energy technologies (Boca Raton, Fla.).
Sustainable energy technologies.
Boca Raton : Taylor & Francis, CRC Press, 2018
(DLC) 2017031952
(OCoLC)1012664168
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eduardo A Rincón Mejía; Alejandro De Las Heras
ISBN: 9781315269979 131526997X 9781351980685 1351980688 9781351980661 1351980661
OCLC Number: 1013165999
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Chapter 1 Introduction --
chapter 2 Solar and Geothermal Energies Are Sustainable; Nuclear Power Is Not --
chapter 3 Renewables—The Politics and Economics Behind Them --
chapter 4 The Constructal Design Applied to Renewable Energy Systems --
chapter 5 Integration of Renewable Energy Technologies in Buildings and Cities --
chapter 6 Next Developments in Solar Thermal Technologies --
chapter 7 Advances in Solar-Assisted Air Conditioning Systems for Tropical-Humid Locations --
chapter 8 Absorption Thermodynamic Cycles: Advanced Cycles Based on Ammonia/Salt --
chapter 9 Hybrid Solar and Geothermal Heating and Cooling --
chapter 10 Thermal Energy Storage Systems for Solar Applications --
chapter 11 Solar Photocatalytic Energy --
chapter 12 Novel Solar Fuels from H2O and CO2 --
chapter 13 Tannins as Precursors of Supercapacitor Electrodes --
chapter 14 Recent Contributions in the Development of Fuel Cell Technologies --
chapter 15 Towards More Sustainable Aeronautics via the Use of Biofuels --
chapter 16 Solar Cooking for All --
chapter 17 Sustainable Wind Energy Systems --
chapter 18 Tidal Current Technologies: Brief Overview and In-Depth Coverage of the State of the Art --
chapter 19 From Large Dams to Sustainable Hydropower --
chapter 20 Bioenergy Principles and Applications --
chapter 21 Advanced Biomethane Processes --
chapter 22 Human Energy: System Integration, Efficiency, Recovery --
chapter 23 Sustainable Energy for Houses.
Other Titles: Sustainable energy technologies (Boca Raton, Fla.)
Responsibility: edited by Eduardo Rincón-Mejía and Alejandro de las Heras.

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"This book examines the key aspects that will define future sustainable energy systems: energy supply, energy storage, security and limited environmental impacts. It clearly explains the need for an integrated engineering approach to sustainable energies, based on mathematical, biogeophysical, and engineering arguments. Resilient and efficient alternatives are compared to non-sustainable options. This book results from the collaboration of 50 international contributors."--Provided by publisher.

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