The Biofuel Delusion The Fallacy of Large Scale Agro-biofuels Production


Published in: Google Books > Technology & Engineering > renewable energy | Published on 18/Aug/2018 08:41

337 pages , Earthscan , 2009
Faced with the twin threats of peak oil and climate change, many governments have turned for an answer to the apparent panacea of biofuels. Yet, increasingly, the progressive implementation of this solution demonstrates that the promise of biofuels as a replacement to fossil fuels is in fact a mirage that, if followed, risks leaving us short ...[Read More]



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Petroleum Waste Treatment and Pollution Control


Published in: Google Books > Technology & Engineering > pollution | Published on 17/Aug/2018 23:47

378 pages , Butterworth-Heinemann , 2016-10-18
Petroleum Waste Treatment and Pollution Control combines state-of-the-art and traditional treatment and control methods for removing, controlling, and treating problems, such as groundwater contamination, aromatics, oil, grease, organic removal, and VOCs. The book is divided into seven chapters, with the first briefly introd...[Read More]



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Cephalopods Ecology and Fisheries


Published in: Google Books > Technology & Engineering > Ecology | Published on 16/Aug/2018 09:40

464 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2008-04-15
Squid, cuttlefish and octopuses, which form the marine mollusc group the cephalopods, are of great and increasing interest to marine biologists, physiologists, ecologists, environmental biologists and fisheries scientists. Cephalopods: ecology and fisheries is a thorough review of this most important animal group. The first intr...[Read More]



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Recycling Textile and Plastic Waste


Published in: Google Books > Technology & Engineering > recycling | Published on 16/Aug/2018 02:19

192 pages , Elsevier , 1996-01-01
Edited papers from the 1995 conference Ecotextile – Wealth for Waste in Textiles, organised by Bolton Institute and the British Textile Technology Group.



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Sun Power How Energy from the Sun Is Changing Lives Around the World, Empowering America, and Saving the Planet


Published in: Google Books > Technology & Engineering > alternative power | Published on 15/Aug/2018 16:51

384 pages , Forge Books , 2014-04-22
America is on the brink of a green energy revolution that can save the planet, and increase peace and prosperity, by harnessing the unlimited solar power. After decades of promise, the technology for alternative energy solutions now exists to replace our dangerous addiction to fossil fuels with cheap, clean solar energy. Neville Willi...[Read More]



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Aquaculture Engineering


Published in: Google Books > Technology & Engineering > environmental engineering | Published on 15/Aug/2018 12:37

432 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2013-01-15
As aquaculture continues to grow at a rapid pace, understanding the engineering behind aquatic production facilities is of increasing importance for all those working in the industry. Aquaculture engineering requires knowledge of the many general aspects of engineering such as material technology, building design and constructio...[Read More]



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Environmental Issues in Automotive Industry


Published in: Google Books > Technology & Engineering > environmental issues | Published on 15/Aug/2018 02:15

259 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2013-09-03
The automotive industry is one of the most environmental aware manufacturing sectors. Product take-back regulations influence design of the vehicles, production technologies but also the configuration of automotive reverse supply chains. The business practice comes every year closer to the closed loop supply chai...[Read More]



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Power Electronics for Renewable and Distributed Energy Systems A Sourcebook of Topologies, Control and Integration


Published in: Google Books > Technology & Engineering > alternative power | Published on 13/Aug/2018 21:59

609 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2013-06-12
While most books approach power electronics and renewable energy as two separate subjects, Power Electronics for Renewable and Distributed Energy Systems takes an integrative approach; discussing power electronic converters topologies, controls and integration that are specific to the renewable and distributed en...[Read More]



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Biomass to Renewable Energy Processes, Second Edition


Published in: Google Books > Technology & Engineering > green energy | Published on 13/Aug/2018 16:46

437 pages , CRC Press , 2017-10-05
Biomass to Renewable Energy Processes, Second Edition, explains the theories of biological processes, biomass materials and logistics, and conversion technologies for bioenergy products such as biogas, ethanol, butanol, biodiesel, and synthetic gases. The book discusses anaerobic digestion of waste materials for biogas and hydrogen prod...[Read More]



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Supercritical Fluid Technology for Energy and Environmental Applications


Published in: Google Books > Technology & Engineering > Environmental protection | Published on 13/Aug/2018 15:43

284 pages , Newnes , 2013-12-21
Supercritical Fluid Technology for Energy and Environmental Applications covers the fundamental principles involved in the preparation and characterization of supercritical fluids (SCFs) used in the energy production and other environmental applications. Energy production from diversified resources — including renewable materials — usi...[Read More]



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Water Pollution XII


Published in: Google Books > Technology & Engineering > pollution | Published on 13/Aug/2018 13:44

412 pages , WIT Press , 2014-05-26
Water Pollution XII contains the proceedings of the 12th International Conference in the series of Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Water Pollution. The book will be of interest to scientists, managers and academics from different areas of water contamination. The environmental problems caused by the increase of pollutant loads d...[Read More]



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The Social Embeddedness of Industrial Ecology


Published in: Google Books > Technology & Engineering > Ecology | Published on 13/Aug/2018 00:50

304 pages , Edward Elgar Publishing , 2009-01-01
From its inception, the field of industrial ecology has taken a distinctly technological approach to understanding and improving ecological consequences of industrial activities. Increasingly however, scholars and practitioners are developing perspectives on the social embeddedness of industrial ecology: the ways in which ...[Read More]



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