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Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) – Basics of EGS and Technology Evaluation, Reservoir Development and Operation, Economics, Exploratory Wells

Featuring Department of Energy (DOE) reports, this book provides comprehensive information on enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) technology. EGS are engineered reservoirs created to produce energy from geothermal resources that are otherwise not economical due to a lack of fluid and/or … Continue reading

12. November 2017 by Ben S
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Energy Efficient Distributed Computing Systems (Wiley Series on Parallel and Distributed Computing)

The energy consumption issue in distributed computing systems raises various monetary, environmental and system performance concerns. Electricity consumption in the US doubled from 2000 to 2005.  From a financial and environmental standpoint, reducing the consumption of electricity is important, yet these … Continue reading

06. September 2017 by Ben S
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Ecodesign for power drive systems

EN 50598-2 Ecodesign for power drive systems, motor starters, power electronics & their driven applications – Part 2: Energy efficiency indicators for power drive systems and motor starters – This European Standard specifies the energy efficiency indicators for power electronics … Continue reading

02. September 2017 by Ben S
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Modern Gas Turbine Systems: High Efficiency, Low Emission, Fuel Flexible Power Generation (Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy)

Modern gas turbine power plants represent one of the most efficient and economic conventional power generation technologies suitable for large-scale and smaller scale applications. Alongside this, gas turbine systems operate with low emissions and are more flexible in their operational … Continue reading

27. August 2017 by Ben S
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Energy Efficiency Improvement of Geotechnical Systems: International Forum on Energy Efficiency

This book covers innovative technologies and approaches for improvement of technical and economic parameters of functional geotechnical systems. The focus is on mathematical modelling of objects and processes, as well as the development of techniques and their control algorithms. The … Continue reading

14. August 2017 by Ben S
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Frequency Analysis of Vibration Energy Harvesting Systems

Frequency Analysis of Vibration Energy Harvesting Systems aims to present unique frequency response methods for analyzing and improving vibration energy harvesting systems. Vibration energy is usually converted into heat energy, which is transferred to and wasted in the environment. If … Continue reading

21. July 2017 by Ben S
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Energy-Efficient Industrial Systems: Evaluation and Implementation (Mechanical Engineering)

Proven Solutions for Maximizing Energy Efficiency in Today’s Industrial Systems This practical guide features ten self-contained chapters that thoroughly analyze each component in large-scale industrial facilities and lay out best practices for reducing energy consumption and optimizing performance. Designed to help … Continue reading

19. July 2017 by Ben S
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Modeling and Control in Air-conditioning Systems (Energy and Environment Research in China)

This book investigates the latest modeling and control technologies in the context of air-conditioning systems. Firstly, it introduces the state-space method for developing dynamic models of all components in a central air-conditioning system. The models are primarily nonlinear and based … Continue reading

04. July 2017 by Ben S
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Small Geothermal Energy Systems and Geothermal Heat Pumps: Guide for the Do-it-Yourselfer (DIY), Ground Source Heat Pumps, Information Survival Kit for Heat Pump Owners, Energy Program Successes

This comprehensive compilation of DOE documents provides unique and practical information about geothermal heat pumps, including small geothermal systems and DIY systems. Contents: Chapter 1: Small Geothermal Systems: A Guide For The Do-It-Yourselfer * Chapter 2: Using The Earth To … Continue reading

14. April 2017 by Ben S
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Energy-Efficient Electrical Systems for Buildings (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series)

Energy-Efficient Electrical Systems for Buildings offers a systematic and practical analysis and design approaches for electrical distribution and utilization systems in buildings. In addition to meeting the minimal safety requirements set by the National Electrical Code (NEC), the design approach … Continue reading

09. March 2017 by Ben S
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Large-scale Distributed Systems and Energy Efficiency: A Holistic View (Wiley Series on Parallel and Distributed Computing)

Addresses innovations in technology relating to the energy efficiency of a wide variety of contemporary computer systems and networks With concerns about global energy consumption at an all-time high, improving computer networks energy efficiency is becoming an increasingly important topic. … Continue reading

04. February 2017 by Ben S
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A Handbook on Low-Energy Buildings and District-Energy Systems: Fundamentals, Techniques and Examples

Winner of Choice Magazine – Outstanding Academic Titles for 2007 Buildings account for over one third of global energy use and associated greenhouse gas emissions worldwide. Reducing energy use by buildings is therefore an essential part of any strategy to … Continue reading

12. November 2016 by Ben S
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Energy Efficiency in Large Scale Distributed Systems: COST IC0804 European Conference, EE-LSDS 2013, Vienna, Austria, April 22-24, 2013, Revised Selected Papers (Lecture Notes in Computer Science)

This book constitutes revised selected papers from the Conference on Energy Efficiency in Large Scale Distributed Systems, EE-LSDS, held in Vienna, Austria, in April 2013. It served as the final event of the COST Action IC0804 which started in May … Continue reading

12. August 2016 by Ben S
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Improving Energy Efficiency in Industrial Energy Systems: An Interdisciplinary Perspective on Barriers, Energy Audits, Energy Management, Policies, and Programs (Green Energy and Technology)

Industrial energy efficiency is one of the most important means of reducing the threat of increased global warming. Research however states that despite the existence of numerous technical energy efficiency measures, its deployment is hindered by the existence of various … Continue reading

02. July 2016 by Ben S
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Solar Energy: The Physics and Engineering of Photovoltaic Conversion, Technologies and Systems

This comprehensive textbook takes you through everything you need to know about solar energy from the physics of photovoltaic (PV) cells through to the design of PV systems for real-life applications.   Solar Energy is an invaluable reference for researchers, … Continue reading

24. June 2016 by Ben S
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Operation and Maintenance of Thermal Power Stations: Best Practices and Health Monitoring (Energy Systems in Electrical Engineering)

This book illustrates operation and maintenance practices/guidelines for economic generation and managing health of a thermal power generator beyond its regulatory life. The book provides knowledge for professionals managing power station operations, through its unique approach to chemical analysis of … Continue reading

11. June 2016 by Ben S
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Energy Conversion and Storage via Electrochemical Systems: Perspectives, Case Studies and Tutorial Problems (Green Energy and Technology)

This book is concerned with the developments of electrochemical systems for energy conversion and storage. It takes a pragmatic view of the devices developed and seeks to determine the chemical principles on which they operate. It covers the following topics galvanic … Continue reading

29. April 2016 by Ben S
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Efficiency Evaluation of Energy Systems (SpringerBriefs in Energy)

Efficiency is one of the most frequently used terms in thermodynamics, and it indicates how well an energy conversion or process is accomplished. Efficiency is also one of the most frequently misused terms in thermodynamics and is often a source … Continue reading

27. April 2016 by Ben S
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Optimizing Pumping Systems: A Guide to Improved Energy Efficiency, Reliability, and Profitability

A reference for optimizing pumping systems for improved energy efficiency, reliability & profitability and includes: In-depth information about rotodynamic pumps, performance curves, pump suction intake considerations affinity rules Elements of life cycle costs, investment justification and decision making Correcting operational … Continue reading

23. March 2016 by Ben S
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How to Diagnose and Repair Automotive Electrical Systems (Motorbooks Workshop)

Tracy Martin, an ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) Certified Master Technician, explains the principles behind automotive electrical systems and how they work. This book details the various tools, such as multimeters and test lights, that can be used to evaluate and … Continue reading

31. July 2014 by Ben S
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Automotive Technology: A Systems Approach

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY: A SYSTEMS APPROACH – the leading authority on automotive theory, service, and repair – has been thoroughly updated to provide accurate, current information on the latest technology, industry trends, and state-of-the-art tools and techniques. This comprehensive text covers … Continue reading

23. July 2014 by A Foley
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Automotive Wiring and Electrical Systems (Workbench Series)

With this book, learn to assemble, design, and build single- and multi-function circuits and harnesses, troubleshoot and repair existing circuits, and install aftermarket systems and electronics. It’s the perfect book for wiring a hot rod from scratch, modifying muscle car … Continue reading

23. April 2014 by Ben S
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Automotive Technology: A Systems Approach

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY: A SYSTEMS APPROACH, 5th Edition remains the leading authority on automotive theory, service and repair procedures. The new edition has been updated to include coverage of hybrid vehicles throughout the text, new content on electronic automatic transmissions, preventive … Continue reading

08. July 2013 by T Miller
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Automotive Wiring and Electrical Systems (Workbench Series)

Often, wiring and electrical work intimidates automotive do-it-yourselfers the most. It’s not mechanical, and therefore, it’s unfamiliar territory. Electrons are invisible, and they can do unpredictable things in an untrained enthusiast’s eyes. Finally, there is an enthusiast’s guide that takes … Continue reading

08. July 2013 by Q White
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Automotive Technology: A Systems Approach

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY: A SYSTEMS APPROACH, 5th Edition remains the leading authority on automotive theory, service and repair procedures. The new edition has been updated to include coverage of hybrid vehicles throughout the text, new content on electronic automatic transmissions, preventive … Continue reading

01. July 2013 by F Smoot
Categories: Automotive | Tags: , , , | 2 comments