Energy the Environment and Sustainability

Written By Efstathios E. Michaelides
Energy  the Environment  and Sustainability
  • Publsiher : CRC Press
  • Release : 27 April 2018
  • ISBN : 1351710141
  • Pages : 465 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Energy the Environment and Sustainability written by Efstathios E. Michaelides which was release on 27 April 2018, this book published by CRC Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Energy and the Environment explains in simple terms what the energy demand is at the present, what the environmental effects of energy use are, and what can be accomplished to alleviate the environmental effects of energy use and ensure adequate energy supply. Though technical in approach, the text uses simple explanations of engineering processes and systems and algebra-based math to be comprehensible to students in a range of disciplines. Schematic diagrams, quantitative examples, and numerous problems will help students make quantitative calculations. This will assist them in comprehending the complexity of the energy-environment balance, and to analyze and evaluate proposed solutions.

Energy the Environment and Sustainability

Energy  the Environment  and Sustainability
  • Author : Efstathios E. Michaelides
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-04-27
  • Total pages : 465
  • ISBN : 1351710141
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Summary : Energy and the Environment explains in simple terms what the energy demand is at the present, what the environmental effects of energy use are, and what can be accomplished to alleviate the environmental effects of energy use and ensure adequate energy supply. Though technical in approach, the text uses simple ...

Energy Sustainability and the Environment

Energy  Sustainability and the Environment
  • Author : Fereidoon P. Sioshansi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-06-02
  • Total pages : 640
  • ISBN : 1351710141
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Summary : The complexity of carbon reduction and economic sustainability is significantly complicated by competing aspects of socioeconomic practices as well as legislative, regulatory, and scientific requirements and protocols. An easy to read and understand guide, Sioshansi, along with an international group of contributors, moves through the maze of carbon reduction methods ...

Introduction to Energy and Climate

Introduction to Energy and Climate
  • Author : Julie Kerr
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-12-12
  • Total pages : 484
  • ISBN : 1351710141
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Summary : The purpose of this textbook is to provide a well-rounded working knowledge of both climate change and environmental sustainability for a wide range of students. Students will learn core concepts and methods to analyze energy and environmental impacts; will understand what is changing the earth's climate, and what that means ...

Fundamentals of Materials for Energy and Environmental Sustainability

Fundamentals of Materials for Energy and Environmental Sustainability
  • Author : David S. Ginley,David Cahen
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2011-11-30
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1351710141
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Summary : How will we meet rising energy demands? What are our options? Are there viable long-term solutions for the future? Learn the fundamental physical, chemical and materials science at the heart of: • Renewable/non-renewable energy sources • Future transportation systems • Energy efficiency • Energy storage Whether you are a student taking an energy ...

Energy Sustainability in Built and Urban Environments

Energy Sustainability in Built and Urban Environments
  • Author : Emilia Motoasca,Avinash Kumar Agarwal,Hilde Breesch
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-11-09
  • Total pages : 329
  • ISBN : 1351710141
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Summary : This book covers different aspects of energy sustainability in residential buildings and neighborhoods, starting from the construction and design aspects, and moving on to HVAC systems and lighting, and the applications, harvesting, use and storage of renewable energy. The volume focuses on smart and sustainable use of energy, discussing both ...

Sustainable Energy Management

Sustainable Energy Management
  • Author : Mirjana Radovanović (Golusin),Stevan Popov,Sinisa Dodic
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2012-12-31
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 1351710141
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Summary : While the last few decades have witnessed incredible leaps forward in the technology of energy production, technological innovation can only be as transformative as its implementation and management allows. The burgeoning fields of renewable, efficient and sustainable energy have moved past experimentation toward realization, necessitating the transition to more sustainable ...

Sustainability in Energy and Buildings

Sustainability in Energy and Buildings
  • Author : Anne Hakansson,Mattias Höjer,Robert J. Howlett,Lakhmi C. Jain
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-05-16
  • Total pages : 1110
  • ISBN : 1351710141
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Summary : This volume contains the proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Sustainability in Energy and Buildings, SEB12, held in Stockholm, Sweden, and is organized by KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden in partnership with KES International. The International Conference on Sustainability in Energy and Buildings focuses on a broad ...

Environment Energy and Economy

Environment  Energy  and Economy
  • Author : Yōichi Kaya,Keiichi Yokobori
  • Publisher : United Nations Univ
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Total pages : 396
  • ISBN : 1351710141
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Summary : This book deals with short-term and long-term issues associated with directions of economic development in developing as well as industrialized countries. It examines various aspects of the interrelationships among the environment, energy requirements, and economic development-- a topic much discussed since the Rio Earth Summit. It emphasizes the increasing environmental ...

Environmental Energy Sustainability at Universities

Environmental Energy Sustainability at Universities
  • Author : Alberto Jesús Perea Moreno,Francisco G. Montoya
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2021-01-06
  • Total pages : 220
  • ISBN : 1351710141
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Summary : The use of renewable energies and energy saving and efficiency are needs of global society and universities. Universities have a large responsibility and social impact, as they are an example and engine of social change. Universities, in the European context, must be at the forefront of ESA processes, seeking to ...

Sustainable Energy Transitions

Sustainable Energy Transitions
  • Author : Dustin Mulvaney
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-12-03
  • Total pages : 254
  • ISBN : 1351710141
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Summary : This textbook introduces the key concepts that underpin sustainable energy transitions. Starting with the basic biophysical principles, current sources and environmental consequences of existing energy resource use, the book takes readers through the key questions and topics needed to understand, prescribe, and advocate just and sustainable energy solutions. The interdisciplinary ...

Global Sustainable Communities Handbook

Global Sustainable Communities Handbook
  • Author : Woodrow W. Clark III
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2014-02-10
  • Total pages : 608
  • ISBN : 1351710141
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Summary : Global Sustainable Communities Handbook is a guide for understanding and complying with the various international codes, methods, and legal hurtles surrounding the creation of sustainable communities all over the world. The book provides an introduction to sustainable development, technology and infrastructure outlines, codes, standards, and guidelines written by experts from ...

Energy Sustainability

Energy Sustainability
  • Author : Ibrahim Dincer,Azzam Abu-Rayash
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-09-26
  • Total pages : 266
  • ISBN : 1351710141
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Summary : Energy Sustainability is a subject with many dimensions that spans both production and utilization and how they are linked to sustainable development. More importantly, energy systems are designed, analyzed, assessed and evaluated in accordance to sustainable tools for more sustainable future. This book comprehensively covers these aspects, harmonizing them in ...

Discourses on Sustainability

Discourses on Sustainability
  • Author : Elena V. Shabliy,Dmitry Kurochkin,Martha J. Crawford
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-09-21
  • Total pages : 254
  • ISBN : 1351710141
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Summary : This volume presents an in-depth analysis of climate change problems and discusses the proliferation of renewable energy worldwide—in conjunction with such important questions as social justice and economic growth, providing an interdisciplinary approach to sustainable development. Exploring various responses to human-induced climate change, the book offers a critical reflection ...

Sustainable Energy Pricing

Sustainable Energy Pricing
  • Author : Gary Zatzman
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-02-07
  • Total pages : 588
  • ISBN : 1351710141
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Summary : "The petroleum sector is possibly the largest and most dominant economic sector in the globalized economy. However, for reasons explored in this book, although none of the existing economic development models fit this sector in the past and apply even less today, no satisfactory alternative has presented itself. This book ...

The Paradigm Shift towards Energy Sustainability Climate Change Innovation and the Optimal Instrument Mix

The Paradigm Shift towards Energy Sustainability  Climate Change  Innovation and the Optimal Instrument Mix
  • Author : Michael Rodi
  • Publisher : Lexxion Verlag
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 184
  • ISBN : 1351710141
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Summary : Since 2004, the Summer Academy 'Energy and the Environment' has brought together practitioners and policy makers from countries worldwide to engage in an interdisci-plinary discussion on practical solutions to problems of energy law. The fifth annual Summer Academy focuses on 'The Paradigm Shift towards Energy Sustainability'. As is evi-dent through the ...