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Photovoltaic Design and Installation For Dummies
by Ryan Mayfield ~ Paperback / softback

The fun and easy way to get a grip on photovoltaic design and installation Designing and installing solar panel systems is a trend that continues to grow. With 'green collar' jobs on the rise and homeowners looking for earth-friendly ways to stretch their dollars and lesson their carbon imprint, un...

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Introduction to Fuel Cells
by San Ping Jiang ~ Hardback

This book covers essential electrochemistry and materials science content and provides an extensive collection of examples in order to bridge the gap between engineering students' basic knowledge and the concrete skills they need to handle practical problems in fuel cells. The book also has a specia...

Pre-order - out 11 Jun 2020
Advances in Sustainable Energy

This book reveals key challenges to ensuring the secure and sustainable production and use of energy resources, and provides corresponding solutions. It discusses the latest advances in renewable energy generation, and includes studies on climate change and social sustainability. In turn, the book g...

Pre-order - out 10 Jun 2019
Energy Storage and Conversion Materials

Showcasing recent developments in inorganic materials in an area of societal interest and importance, this book provides an up-to-date introduction to the contemporary use of functional solids in emerging technologies. Energy Storage and Conversion Materials describes the application of inorganic ma...

Pre-order - out 17 Oct 2019
Nanostructures and Nanomaterials for Batteries
by Yu-Guo Guo ~ Hardback

This book discusses the roles of nanostructures and nanomaterials in the development of battery materials for state-of-the-art electrochemical energy storage systems, and provides detailed insights into the fundamentals of why batteries need nanostructures and nanomaterials. It explores the advantag...

Pre-order - out 11 Sep 2019
Organic Thermoelectric Materials

Thermoelectric materials have received a great deal of attention in energy-harvesting and cooling applications, primarily due to their intrinsic low cost, energy efficient and eco-friendly nature. The past decade has witnessed heretofore-unseen advances in organic-based thermoelectric materials and ...

Pre-order - out 17 Oct 2019
Magnesium Batteries

The quest for efficient and durable battery technologies is one of the key challenges for enabling the transition to renewable energy economies. Magnesium batteries, and in particular rechargeable non-aqueous systems, are an area of extensive opportunity and intense research. Rechargeable magnesium ...

Pre-order - out 19 Aug 2019
Electrical Energy Storage for Buildings in Smart Grids
by Benoit Robyns ~ Hardback

To enable the sustainable development of complex modern transportation systems, the storage of electrical energy is crucial. this is particularly true given the rapid developments made for electric transportation services in smart cities, and the demand for interaction between different transport sy...

Pre-order - out 4 Jan 2021
Linden's Handbook of Batteries, Fifth Edition
by Kirby W. Beard ~ Hardback

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Thoroughly revised, comprehensive coverage of battery technology, characteristics, and applications This fully...

Pre-order - out 10 May 2019
by Daniel L. Wuebben ~ Hardback

The proliferation of electric communication and power networks have drawn wires through American landscapes like vines through untended gardens since 1844. But these wire networks are more than merely the tools and infrastructure required to send electric messages and power between distinct places; ...

Pre-order - out 1 Jul 2019
Gravity Energy Storage
by Asmae Berrada ~ Paperback / softback

Gravity Energy Storage provides a comprehensive analysis of a novel energy storage system that is based on the working principle of well-established, pumped hydro energy storage, but that also recognizes the differences and benefits of the new gravity system. This book provides coverage of the devel...

Pre-order - out 1 Jun 2019
Future Lithium-ion Batteries

Lithium-ion batteries are an established technology with recent large-scale batteries finding emerging markets for electric vehicles and household energy storage. Battery research during the past two decades has focussed on practical improvements to available batteries, such as cell design to enhanc...

Pre-order - out 29 Mar 2019
Advances in Lithium-Ion Batteries

In the decade since the introduction of the first commercial lithium-ion battery research and development on virtually every aspect of the chemistry and engineering of these systems has proceeded at unprecedented levels. This book is a snapshot of the state-of-the-art in 2002 and considers where the...

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Principles of Fuel Cells
by Xianguo Li ~ Hardback

The book is engineering oriented and covers a large variety of topics ranging from fundamental principles to performance evaluation and applications. It is written systematically and completely on the subject with a summary of state-of-the-art fuel cell technology, filling the need for a timely reso...

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Understanding Batteries
by R.M. Dell ~ Paperback / softback

Beginning with a brief history of the development of batteries and a discussion of their applications and markets, the book goes on to outline the basic terminology and science of batteries. The different types of primary (non-rechargeable) and secondary (rechargeable) batteries are then described a...

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Solar Power in Building Design (GreenSource)
by Peter Gevorkian ~ Hardback

Design, Implement, and Audit the Most Energy-Efficient, Cost-Effective Solar Power Systems for Any Type of Building! Solar Power in Building Design is a complete guide to designing, implementing, and auditing energy-efficient, cost-effective solar power systems for residential, commercial, and ...

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Dynamos: Volume 88
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Dynamos is a collection of lectures given in July 2007 at the Les Houches Summer School on "Dynamos".

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Energy Harvesting Technologies

Energy Harvesting Technologies provides a cohesive overview of the fundamentals and current developments in the field of energy harvesting. In a well-organized structure, this volume discusses basic principles for the design and fabrication of bulk and MEMS based vibration energy systems, theory and...

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Advanced Materials for Energy Conversion III
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A collection of proceedings from the symposium in Honor of Drs. Gary Sandrock, Louis Schlapbach, and Sejiirau Suda. From the 2006 TMS Annual Meeting, held March 12-16, 2006, in San Antonio, Texas.Author BiographyDhanesh Chandra is the editor of Advanced Materials for Energy Conversion III: A Sympos...

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Hydrogen-Air PEM Fuel Cell
by Shiwen Tong ~ Hardback

The book presents the modeling and control of hydrogen-air PEM fuel cells, including simultaneous estimation of the parameters and states, fuzzy cluster modeling, SPM-based predictive control and advanced fuzzy control. MATLAB/Simulink-based modeling and control programs are discussed in detail. Wit...

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Introduction to Transfer Phenomena in PEM Fuel Cells
by Bilal Abderezzak ~ Hardback

Introduction to Transfer Phenomena in PEM Fuel Cells presents the fruit of several years of research in the area of fuel cells. The book illustrates the transfer phenomena occurring inside a single cell and describes the technology field of hydrogen, explicitly the production, storage and risk manag...

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Ionic Liquids II

The series Topics in Current Chemistry Collections presents critical reviews from the journal Topics in Current Chemistry organized in topical volumes. The scope of coverage is all areas of chemical science including the interfaces with related disciplines such as biology, medicine and materials sci...

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Advances in Battery Technologies for Electric Vehicles
by Bruno Scrosati ~ Hardback

Advances in Battery Technologies for Electric Vehicles provides an in-depth look into the research being conducted on the development of more efficient batteries capable of long distance travel. The text contains an introductory section on the market for battery and hybrid electric vehicles, then ...

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Anisotropic Metal Chalcogenide Nanomaterials
by Geon Dae Moon ~ Paperback / softback

This book explores the recent advances in designing and synthesizing one- and two-dimensional metal chalcogenide nanostructures, along with their practical applications, helping readers understand what has happened, and what is currently happening in the field of nanotechnology. It also includes a c...

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Physics and Technology of Amorphous-Crystalline Heterostructure...

Today's solar cell multi-GW market is dominated by crystalline silicon (c-Si) wafer technology, however new cell concepts are entering the market. One very promising solar cell design to answer these needs is the silicon hetero-junction solar cell, of which the emitter and back surface field are bas...

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Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell Degradation
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For full market implementation of PEM fuel cells to become a reality, two main limiting technical issues must be overcome-cost and durability. This cutting-edge volume directly addresses the state-of-the-art advances in durability within every fuel cell stack component. Designed to be relevant to th...

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Design and Implementation of Fully-Integrated Inductive DC-DC...
by Mike Wens ~ Paperback / softback

CMOS DC-DC Converters aims to provide a comprehensive dissertation on the matter of monolithic inductive Direct-Current to Direct-Current (DC-DC) converters. For this purpose seven chapters are defined which will allow the designer to gain specific knowledge on the design and implementation of monol...

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Hydrogen Storage Materials
by Darren P. Broom ~ Paperback / softback

The problem of storing hydrogen safely and effectively is one of the major technological barriers currently preventing the widespread adoption of hydrogen as an energy carrier and the subsequent transition to a so-called hydrogen economy. Practical issues with the storage of hydrogen in both gas and...

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Electrocatalysis in Fuel Cells

Fuel cells are one of the most promising clean energy conversion devices that can solve the environmental and energy problems in our society. However, the high platinum loading of fuel cells - and thus their high cost - prevents their commercialization. Non- or low- platinum electrocatalysts are ne...

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Cisterns: Sustainable Development, Architecture and Energy
by Alireza Dehghani Sanij ~ Hardback

Cisterns: Sustainable Development, Architecture and Energy was written on beliefs that based on historical evidence and actual findings, Iran is most probably the country where cisterns, or "Aub-anbars" in Farsi, were first developed and built. Therefore, it is quite natural for the author to name c...

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Automotive Battery Technology
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The use of electrochemical energy storage systems in automotive applications also involves new requirements for modeling these systems, especially in terms of model depth and model quality. Currently, mainly simple application-oriented models are used to describe the physical behavior of batteries. ...

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Layered Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion

The considerable interest in graphene and 2D materials is sparking intense research on layered materials due to their unexpected physical, electronic, chemical, and optical properties. This book will provide a comprehensive overview of the recent and state-of-the-art research progress on layered mat...

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Energy Storage
by Alfred Rufer ~ Hardback

This book will provide the technical community with an overview of the development of new solutions and products that address key topics, including electric/hybrid vehicles, ultrafast battery charging, smart grids, renewable energy (e.g., solar and wind), peak shaving, and reduction of energy consum...

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Developments and Innovation in Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Capture and...
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Carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and storage (CCS) is the one advanced technology that conventional power generation cannot do without. CCS technology reduces the carbon footprint of power plants by capturing and storing the CO2 emissions from burning fossil-fuels and biomass. This volume provides a com...

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Tajikistan's Winter Energy Crisis
by Daryl Fields ~ Paperback / softback

The purpose of Tajikistans Winter Energy Crisis is to assist the Government of Tajikistan (GoT) in exploring ways to overcome electricity shortages due to rising demand for electricity. It focuses on investments and policy reforms in order to strengthen the financial, technical, and institutional ca...

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Battery Power Management for Portable Devices
by Yevgen Barsukov ~ Hardback

The introduction of Li-ion batteries in 1991 created a tremendous change in the handheld devices landscape. Since then, the energy stored and put to use in palm-sized electronic devices has quadrupled. Devices are continuously getting more power hungry, outpacing battery development. Written by lead...

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Novel Materials and Device Design Concepts

This open access book presents and facilitates the interchange of new research and development results concerned with hot topics in thermoelectric generators (TEGs) research, development and production. Topics include prospective thermoelectric materials for manufacturing TEGs operating in low-, mid...

Pre-order - out 22 Aug 2019
Thermoelectric Energy Conversion
by Diana Davila Pineda ~ Hardback

The latest volume in the well-established AMN series, this ready reference provides an up-to-date, self-contained summary of recent developments in the technologies and systems for thermoelectricity. Following an initial chapter that introduces the fundamentals and principles of thermoelectricity, ...

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Advanced Electrocatalysts for Low-Temperature Fuel Cells

This book introduces the reader to the state of the art in nanostructured anode and cathode electrocatalysts for low-temperature acid and alkaline fuel cells. It explores the electrocatalysis of anode (oxidation of organic molecules) and cathode (oxygen reduction) reactions. It also offers insights ...

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The Powerhouse
by Steve Levine ~ Paperback / softback

The United States, China and virtually every other nation with an industrial base have concluded that powerful advanced batteries and the product that will chiefly use them - affordable, long-distance electric cars - will be the world's next great engine of economic growth. The Powerhouse tells the ...

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