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Fuel Cells: Problems and Solutions (The ECS Series of Texts by Vladimir S. Bagotsky

| February 24, 2017 | admin | 0

By Vladimir S. Bagotsky

The complete, available advent to gasoline cells, their purposes, and the demanding situations they pose

Fuel cells—electrochemical strength units that produce electrical energy and heat—present an important chance for purifier, more straightforward, and simpler power. although, the thrill over gas cells in the examine neighborhood has resulted in such speedy innovation and improvement that it may be tough for these no longer in detail conversant in the technology concerned to determine precisely how this new know-how can be utilized. gasoline Cells: difficulties and recommendations, moment variation addresses this factor head on, providing an important information regarding those amazing energy assets in an easy-to-understand way.

Comprising 4 vital sections, the e-book explores:

  • The basics of gasoline cells, how they paintings, their historical past, and lots more and plenty more

  • The significant kinds of gasoline cells, together with proton trade membrane gas cells (PEMFC), direct liquid gasoline cells (DLFC), and lots of others

  • The medical and engineering difficulties concerning gas telephone technology

  • The commercialization of gas cells, together with a glance at their makes use of round the world

Now in its moment variation, this booklet good points absolutely revised assurance of the modeling of gas cells and small gasoline cells for transportable units, and all-new chapters at the structural and wetting homes of gasoline mobile elements, experimental tools for gas telephone stacks, and nonconventional layout ideas for gas cells, bringing the content material absolutely as much as date.

Designed for complex undergraduate and graduate scholars in engineering and chemistry courses, in addition to pros operating in comparable fields, gasoline Cells is a compact and obtainable advent to the fascinating global of gas cells and why they matter.

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Gasification by Christopher Higman,Maarten van der Burgt

| February 24, 2017 | admin | 0

By Christopher Higman,Maarten van der Burgt

This booklet presents an exceptional evaluate of present applied sciences for the gasification of coal, oil, gasoline, biomass and waste feedstocks. ranging from the fundamental conception, it reports the aptitude feedstocks and their suitability for various sorts of gasification approach.

Commercial and near-commercial strategies are defined separately and numerous positive factors mentioned intimately. there's a entire overview of contaminants in synthesis gasoline in addition to of gasoline treating methods. One bankruptcy is dedicated to discussions of varied chemical, gas and gear functions for gasification. financial, environmental and questions of safety of gasification also are lined.

Both authors were concerned with gasification for over 30 years, gaining within the procedure a fund of useful perception and adventure, that is obvious through the book.

* Addresses useful concerns equivalent to number of the easiest apparatus.
* excellent reference for a person all in favour of working or designing a gasification plant.
* Written in an easy-to-understand layout with labored examples and a complete thesaurus and bibliography.

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Smart Grid Security: An End-to-End View of Security in the by Gilbert N. Sorebo,Michael C. Echols,Michael Assante

| February 24, 2017 | admin | 0

By Gilbert N. Sorebo,Michael C. Echols,Michael Assante

The clever Grid has the aptitude to revolutionize electrical energy supply structures, and the safety of its infrastructure is a crucial trouble not just for cyber-security practitioners, engineers, coverage makers, and software executives, but additionally for the media and shoppers. Smart Grid safety: An End-to-End View of safety within the New electric Grid explores the $64000 options, demanding situations, and forces that would form how we in achieving a safe twenty-first century electrical grid.

Includes a Foreword by means of Michael Assante, President and CEO, nationwide Board of knowledge safety Examiners

Following an outline of the parts of the clever Grid, the booklet delves into the evolution of defense criteria and rules and examines ways that the clever Grid could be regulated. The authors talk about the technical information about how metering know-how is being carried out and the most probably threats and vulnerabilities that utilities will face. They tackle the house quarter community (HAN) and view distribution and transmission—the beginning for the supply of electrical energy, besides dispensed iteration, micro-grids, and operations.

The e-book explores destiny concepts—such as strength garage and using plug-in electrical autos (PEVs)—in addition to the concomitant probability for fraud and manipulation with saved strength. Consumer-related matters are mentioned as they pertain to rising methods of receiving and producing strength. The e-book examines dysfunctions starting from inadvertent outages to cyber-attack and offers tips on how you can reply to those incidents. It concludes with hypothesis of destiny cyber-security demanding situations and discusses new ways in which the grid might be defended, similar to greater key administration and protection.

Written in a mode rigorous adequate for the practitioner but obtainable to a large viewers, this complete quantity covers an issue that's changing into extra severe to and shoppers everywhere.

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Solar Farms: The Earthscan Expert Guide to Design and by Susan Neill,Geoff Stapleton,Christopher Martell

| February 24, 2017 | admin | 0

By Susan Neill,Geoff Stapleton,Christopher Martell

The industry and coverage impetus to put in more and more utility-scale sun platforms, or sun farms (sometimes referred to as sun parks or ranches), has visible items and functions advance sooner than the collective wisdom and event. lately even if, the industry has matured and funding opportunites for utility-scale sun farms or parks as a part of renewable power guidelines have made the sphere extra appealing. This ebook brings jointly the most recent technical, sensible and monetary details to be had to supply a vital advisor to sun farms, from layout and making plans to install and maintenance.



The booklet builds at the demanding situations and classes discovered from current sunlight farms, which have been constructed the world over, together with in Europe, the united states, Australia, China and India. themes lined comprise approach layout, method structure, overseas deploy criteria, operation and upkeep, grid penetration, making plans functions, and talents required for deploy, operation and upkeep. hugely illustrated in complete color, the ebook offers an important sensible advisor for all execs serious about or considering utility-scale, grid-connected sun systems.


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Elektrische Bahnen: Grundlagen, Triebfahrzeuge, by Zarko Filipovic

| February 24, 2017 | admin | 0

By Zarko Filipovic

Diese kurzgefasste, in sich geschlossene Darstellung der Technik elektrischer Triebfahrzeuge befasst sich mit Fahrmotoren und deren Steuerung, der übrigen elektrischen Ausrüstung von Lokomotiven und Triebwagen, dem Betriebsverhalten und der Mechanik sowie dem Sonderfall der Zahnradbahnen. Es beginnt mit allgemeinen Aspekten, Grundlagen der Zugförderung und Traktionsberechnung, aber auch Nachbargebiete wie Thermoelektrische Antriebe und Transrapid berücksichtigt der Autor. Ein Kapitel befasst sich mit der Energieversorgung.


Das Buch wendet sich an Ingenieure in der elektrischen Energietechnik und Maschinenbauingenieure im Fahrzeugbau, die sich orientieren wollen. Studierende der Elektrotechnik in der praxisorientierten Ausbildung profitieren von dieser systematischen Gesamtdarstellung für Ihren Berufsweg.


Für die vierte Auflage hat der Autor das Buch erneut überarbeitet, wobei besonders die technische Entwicklung der letzten Jahre Eingang gefunden hat.

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Introduction to Bioenergy (Energy and the Environment) by Vaughn C. Nelson,Kenneth L. Starcher

| February 24, 2017 | admin | 0

By Vaughn C. Nelson,Kenneth L. Starcher

Explore an immense element of Renewable Energy



Introduction to Bioenergy takes a glance at power from biomass (thermal power, strength, liquid fuels, and biogas) and envisions a sustainable destiny fueled by means of renewable power. From construction to conversion to warmth, strength, and biofuel, this publication breaks down the technological know-how of bioenergy and explains the most important methods for its construction, conversion, and use.



Covers solar power, Bioenergy, and Biomass Resources



The publication starts off with an advent to solar power (the resource of bioenergy) after which strikes directly to describe bioenergy, biomass, chemical conversion, and the renewable strength methods concerned. The authors conceal size strength parameters, research of knowledge, and the prediction of strength creation for various bio items. additionally they give some thought to the institutional, environmental, and financial issues surrounding bioenergy.



An all-inclusive source masking a rapidly-advancing box, this book:




  • Explores the effect of weather swap and international warming at the construction of biomass

  • Describes the confident and unwanted effects of biomass construction on ecosystems and biodiversity

  • Illustrates using biomass for the construction of electricity

  • Considers the substitute of fossil fuels with biofuels, biofuel creation, and rising technologies

  • Addresses institutional and environmental concerns appropriate to bioenergy

  • Discusses elements impacting the commercial feasibility of renewable power systems


Introduction to Bioenergy defines significant strategies for the construction, conversion, and use of bioenergy. A e-book compatible for coursework or self-study, this crucial paintings serves scholars and working towards execs within the renewable strength, environmental technological know-how, agriculture engineering, and biology fields.

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Encyclopedia of Two-Phase Heat Transfer and Flow II:Special by John R Thomep,Jungho Kim

| February 24, 2017 | admin | 0

By John R Thomep,Jungho Kim

The goal of the two–set sequence is to give a truly distinct and up–to–date reference for researchers and practising engineers within the fields of mechanical, refrigeration, chemical, nuclear and electronics engineering at the vital subject of two-phase warmth move and two-phase circulate. The scope of the 1st set of four volumes provides the basics of the two-phase flows and warmth move mechanisms, and describes intimately crucial prediction equipment, whereas the scope of the second one set of four volumes offers a number of distinct themes and diverse functions, additionally together with numerical simulation methods.

Practicing engineers will locate wide insurance to purposes related to: multi-microchannel evaporator chilly plates for electronics cooling, boiling on improved tubes and tube bundles, move development established equipment for predicting boiling and condensation within horizontal tubes, strain drop tools for singularies (U-bends and contractions), boiling in multiport tubes, and boiling and condensation in plate warmth exchangers. All of those chapters contain the most recent tools for predicting not just neighborhood warmth move coefficients but in addition strain drops.

Professors and scholars will locate this "Encyclopedia of Two-Phase warmth move and circulate" quite intriguing, because it comprises authored books and thorough state of the art experiences on many easy and distinctive subject matters, comparable to numerical modeling of two-phase warmth move and adiabatic bubbly and slug flows, the unified annular move boiling version, stream development maps, condensation and boiling theories, new rising issues, etc.

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Radiation Effects on Embedded Systems by Raoul Velazco,Pascal Fouillat,Ricardo Reis

| February 24, 2017 | admin | 0

By Raoul Velazco,Pascal Fouillat,Ricardo Reis

This quantity presents an in depth review of radiation results on built-in circuits, providing significant directions for dealing with radiation results on elements. It encompasses a set of chapters in keeping with the tutorials awarded on the foreign university on results of Radiation on Embedded platforms for house functions (SERESSA) that was once held in Manaus, Brazil, November 20-25, 2005.

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The Automotive Transmission Book (Powertrain) by Robert Fischer,Ferit Küçükay,Gunter Jürgens,Rolf

| February 24, 2017 | admin | 0

By Robert Fischer,Ferit Küçükay,Gunter Jürgens,Rolf Najork,Burkhard Pollak,Gerhard Kokalj,Björn Wultsch,Artur Plötner,Christian Hörsken,Tobias Kassel

This e-book provides crucial details on platforms and interactions in automobile transmission expertise and descriptions the methodologies used to investigate and advance transmission techniques and designs. capabilities of and interactions among parts and subassemblies of transmissions are brought, supplying a foundation for designing transmission structures and for deciding on their potentials and homes in vehicle-specific functions: passenger automobiles, vans, buses, tractors and bikes. With those basics the presentation presents common assets for either cutting-edge and destiny transmission applied sciences, together with platforms for electrical and hybrid electrical vehicles.

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Denitration of Radioactive Liquid Waste (Radioactive Waste by L. Cécille,S. Halaszovich

| February 24, 2017 | admin | 0

By L. Cécille,S. Halaszovich

the aim of the Seminar was once to supply a global interdisciplinary discussion board for in-depth discussions at the professionals and cons of a denitration step by means of chemical skill during solidification of MAW (medium energetic waste) and HAW (highly energetic waste), ahead of feeding the calciner or melter. specifically, variations within the volatility of a few parts and aerosol formation throughout the vitrification step are of curiosity. Chemical instead of thermal denitration can have specific benefits that can simplify off-gas purification. a discount within the salt burden of waste recommendations, resulting in a discount within the quantity of sturdy waste, can also be accomplished. The clinical programme of the Seminar consisted of invited lectures basically, given via specialists actively engaged during this box of analysis. The emphasis used to be on huge discussions one of the contributors, with the purpose of resulting in an goal figuring out of the cutting-edge. The assembly additionally indentified concerns and ideas for destiny research.

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