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Cellulose Science and Technology

by Thomas Rosenau, Antje Potthast & Johannes Hell

This book addresses both classic concepts and state-of-the-art technologies surrounding cellulose science and technology. Integrating nanoscience and applications in materials, energy, biotechnology, and more,...


Oil, Power, and War

by Matthieu Auzanneau & Richard Heinberg

In this sweeping, unabashed history of oil, Matthieu Auzanneau takes a fresh, thought-provoking look at the way oil interests have commandeered politics and economies, changed cultures, disrupted power balances...


Materials and Processes for CO2 Capture, Conversion, and Sequestration

by Lan Li, Winnie Wong-Ng, Kevin Huang & Lawrence P. Cook

Addresses materials, technology, and products that could help solve the global environmental crisis once commercialized

This multidisciplinary book encompasses state-of-the-art research on the topics of Carbon...


Relativistic Many-Body Theory and Statistical Mechanics

by Lawrence P. Horwitz & Rafael I. Arshansky

In 1941, E.C.G. Stueckelberg wrote a paper, based on ideas of V. Fock, that established the foundations of a theory that could covariantly describe the classical and quantum relativistic mechanics of a single...


Re-Volt!

by Jeremy Gorman

Energy, the stu­ that makes things happen, is everywhere. It comes in many forms. We ignore most of it, and abuse the rest. Two critical types require your attention: your internal energy, the stu­ that gets...


Relativity, Symmetry, and the Structure of Quantum Theory, Volume 2

by William H Klink & Wolfgang Schweiger

The first version of quantum theory, developed in the mid 1920's, is what is called nonrelativistic quantum theory; it is based on a form of relativity which, in a previous volume, was called Newton relativity....


Creating Materials with a Desired Refraction Coefficient

by Alexander G. Ramm

Creating Materials with a Desired Refraction Coefficient' provides a recipe for creating materials with a desired refraction coefficient, and the many-body wave scattering problem for many small impedance bodies...


IJEMME

by HASAN SAYGIN, Zafer Utlu & MUSTAFA AYDIN

Engineering Faculty of Istanbul Ayd?n University has started to publish an international journal on Electronics, Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, denoted as “International Journal of Electronics, Mechanical...


Powering a City

by Catherine Nixon Cooke, Char Miller & Bill Greehey

At the center of San Antonio’s growth from a small pioneering town to a major western metropolis sits CPS Energy, the largest municipally owned energy utility in the United States and an innovator in harnessing,...


Sustainability and Energy Management for Water Resource Recovery Facilities

by Water Environment Federation & American Society of Civil Engineers/Environmental and Water Resources Institute

This companion to Design of Water Resource Recovery Facilities, MOP 8, describes the best practices in evaluating and improving the energy management and sustainability of WRRFs.


Changing Energy

by John H. Perkins

Changing Energy outlines how humanity came to its current energy economy through three previous energy transitions and now stands poised for a necessary fourth one. Despite the immense benefits conferred by...


Fracture Gradient

by Jim McCulloch

How would the world react to an alternative energy discovery with the potential of providing an unlimited supply of nearly free energy? Could the United States government be trusted to help develop the concept...


The Physics of Thermoelectric Energy Conversion

by Julian Goldsmid

This book outlines the principles of thermoelectric generation and refrigeration from the discovery of the Seebeck and Peltier effects in the nineteenth century through the introduction of semiconductor thermoelements...


Power from the Wind

by Dan Chiras

Power from the Wind is the completely revised and updated edition of the go-to guide for individuals and businesses interested in installing small wind energy systems. Written with the homeowner layperson in...


Nuclear Reactions: Documenting American Encounters with Nuclear Energy

by James W. Feldman & Paul S. Sutter

Nuclear Reactions explores the nuclear consensus that emerged in post�World War II America, characterized by widespread support for a diplomatic and military strategy based on nuclear weapons and a vision...


String Theory and the Real World

by Gordon Kane

This book attempts to explain why 'string theory' may provide the comprehensive underlying theory that describes and explains our world. It is an enthusiastic view of how compactified string/M-theories (plus...


Chemistry of Materials and Energy. Examples and Future of a Millennial Science

by Jean-Marie Tarascon

Since Antiquity, humans have used processes to transform the materials of their environment to suit their needs. Solid-state chemistry, initially a series of recipes, became a real science of matter and its...


How Fast Is the Speed of Light? | Children's Physics of Energy

by Baby Professor

Let’s break down physics into interesting bits and pieces so that kids would be encouraged to actually like the subject. The way to do that would be to use handpicked information and partner them with wonderful...


Energy: Electrochemical Storage and Sustainable Development

by Jean-Marie Tarascon

The storage and conversion of energy is one of the major scientific challenges of the decades to come, with high stakes for the environment. What new materials will allow for more efficient and “cleaner”...


Theological and Ethical Perspectives on Climate Engineering

by Kevin J. O'Brien, Forrest Clingerman, Stefan Schäfer & Laura M. Hartman et al.

Calming the Storm presents diverse perspectives on some of the most vital questions raised by climate engineering: Who has the right to make decisions about such global technological efforts? What have we learned...