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Sustainable Material Solutions for Solar Energy Technologies

Sustainable Material Solutions for Solar Energy Technologies Book
Author : Mariana Amorim Fraga,Delaina Amos,Savas Sonmezoglu,Velumani Subramaniam
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2021-08-18
ISBN : 0128215933
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Sustainable Material Solutions for Solar Energy Technologies: Processing Techniques and Applications provides an overview of challenges that must be addressed to efficiently utilize solar energy. The book explores novel materials and device architectures that have been developed to optimize energy conversion efficiencies and minimize environmental impacts. Advances in technologies for harnessing solar energy are extensively discussed, with topics including materials processing, device fabrication, sustainability of materials and manufacturing, and current state-of-the-art. Leading international experts discuss the applications, challenges, and future prospects of research in this increasingly vital field, providing a valuable resource for students and researchers working in this field. Explores the fundamentals of sustainable materials for solar energy applications, with in-depth discussions of the most promising material solutions for solar energy technologies: photocatalysis, photovoltaic, hydrogen production, harvesting and storage Discusses the environmental challenges to be overcome and importance of efficient materials utilization for clean energy Looks at design materials processing and optimization of device fabrication via metrics such as power-to-weight ratio, effectiveness at EOL compared to BOL, and life-cycle analysis

The Power of Design

The Power of Design Book
Author : Angèle H. Reinders,Jan Carel Diehl,Han Brezet
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2012-10-02
ISBN : 1118361156
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Power of Design offers an introduction and apractical guide to product innovation, integrating the key topicsthat are necessary for the design of sustainable andenergy-efficient products using sustainable energytechnologies. Product innovation in sustainable energy technologies is aninterdisciplinary field. In response to its growing importance andthe need for an integrated view on the development of solutions,this text addresses the functional principles of various energytechnologies next to the latest design processes and innovationmethods. From the perspective of product applications, the book providesclear explanations of technologies that are significant for productintegration, such as batteries, photovoltaic solar energy, fuelcells, small wind turbines, human power, energy saving lighting,thermal energy technologies in buildings, and piezoelectric energyconversions. The design processes and innovation methods presentedin this book include various approaches ranging from technical,societal and creative methods that can be applied in differentstages of the design process. Other features include: a methodological approach, enabling readers to easily apply thetheory to their research projects and to the actual design ofsustainable products with energy technologies discussion on interaction design and smart gridinterventions colour photographs that illustrate the final products numerous case studies of product development projects andconcepts in practice, enabling readers to understand and designenergy-efficient products in several different markets a companion website containing useful information about thecases and an additional design cases with sustainable energytechnologies The Power of Design provides a comprehensive andvisually-appealing opening into the subject for third and fourthyear students, postgraduates, and professionals in the areas ofenergy, environment, product design and engineering

Introduction to Materials for Advanced Energy Systems

Introduction to Materials for Advanced Energy Systems Book
Author : Colin Tong
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-12-12
ISBN : 3319980025
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This first of its kind text enables today’s students to understand current and future energy challenges, to acquire skills for selecting and using materials and manufacturing processes in the design of energy systems, and to develop a cross-functional approach to materials, mechanics, electronics and processes of energy production. While taking economic and regulatory aspects into account, this textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to the range of materials used for advanced energy systems, including fossil, nuclear, solar, bio, wind, geothermal, ocean and hydropower, hydrogen, and nuclear, as well as thermal energy storage and electrochemical storage in fuel cells. A separate chapter is devoted to emerging energy harvesting systems. Integrated coverage includes the application of scientific and engineering principles to materials that enable different types of energy systems. Properties, performance, modeling, fabrication, characterization and application of structural, functional and hybrid materials are described for each energy system. Readers will appreciate the complex relationships among materials selection, optimizing design, and component operating conditions in each energy system. Research and development trends of novel emerging materials for future hybrid energy systems are also considered. Each chapter is basically a self-contained unit, easily enabling instructors to adapt the book for coursework. This textbook is suitable for students in science and engineering who seek to obtain a comprehensive understanding of different energy processes, and how materials enable energy harvesting, conversion, and storage. In setting forth the latest advances and new frontiers of research, the text also serves as a comprehensive reference on energy materials for experienced materials scientists, engineers, and physicists. Includes pedagogical features such as in-depth side bars, worked-out and end-of- chapter exercises, and many references to further reading Provides comprehensive coverage of materials-based solutions for major and emerging energy systems Brings together diverse subject matter by integrating theory with engaging insights

Smart Composite Coatings and Membranes

Smart Composite Coatings and Membranes Book
Author : Maria Fatima Montemor
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2015-11-09
ISBN : 1782422951
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Smart Composite Coatings and Membranes: Transport, Structural, Environmental and Energy Applications provides the latest information on the increase in demand for new smart materials for a wide array of different technological applications. The book comprehensively reviews the latest developments in smart composite materials used as membranes, barriers, and coatings, with a special focus on corrosion protection, transportation, structure, and the wide range of applications. Part one examines the properties, processing, and manufacture of smart composite materials, along with techniques for modeling the behavior of these materials, while other sections review the use of smart composite coatings in aerospace, marine, and metal structural applications, examine the protective properties and applications of smart composite coatings, and introduce specific low environmental impact and energy efficient applications, such as energy generation and storage, water management, and stone conservation. Explores the use of smart composite materials for coatings, barriers and membranes Comprehensively reviews the latest developments in smart composite materials, with a special focus on corrosion protection, transportation, structure, and the wide range of applications Examines the properties, processing, manufacture and behavior modeling of smart composite materials Focuses on applications that have an impact on more effective energy savings and efficiency, green-house emissions, and environmental protection

Engineering Solutions for Sustainability

Engineering Solutions for Sustainability Book
Author : Jeffrey W. Fergus,Brajendra Mishra,Dayan Anderson,Emily Allyn Sarver,Neale R. Neelameggham
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2015-07-29
ISBN : 1119179874
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book contains a collection of papers presented at Engineering Solutions for Sustainability: Materials and Resources II, a special symposium organized as part of the TMS 2015 Annual Meeting & Exhibition and held in Orlando, Florida, March 15-19, 2015. With impending and burgeoning societal issues affecting both developed and emerging nations, the global engineering community has a responsibility and an opportunity to truly make a difference and contribute. The papers in this collection address what materials and resources are integral to meeting basic societal sustainability needs in critical areas of energy, transportation, housing, and recycling. Contributions focus on the engineering answers for cost-effective, sustainable pathways; the strategies for effective use of engineering solutions; and the role of the global engineering community. Authors share perspectives on the major engineering challenges that face our world today; identify, discuss, and prioritize engineering solution needs; and establish how these fit into developing global-demand pressures for materials and human resources.

Sustainable Energy Technologies

Sustainable Energy Technologies Book
Author : Eduardo Rincón-Mejía,Alejandro de las Heras
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2017-11-20
ISBN : 1351980688
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book examines the key aspects that will define future sustainable energy systems: energy supply, energy storage, security and limited environmental impacts. It clearly explains the need for an integrated engineering approach to sustainable energies, based on mathematical, biogeophysical, and engineering arguments. Resilient and efficient alternatives are compared to non-sustainable options. This book results from the collaboration of 50 international contributors.

Materials for Sustainable Energy

Materials for Sustainable Energy Book
Author : Vincent Dusastre
Publisher : World Scientific
Release : 2011
ISBN : 9814317640
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The search for cleaner, cheaper, smaller and more efficient energy technologies has to a large extent been motivated by the development of new materials. The aim of this collection of articles is therefore to focus on what materials-based solutions can offer and show how the rationale design and improvement of their physical and chemical properties can lead to energy-production alternatives that have the potential to compete with existing technologies. In terms of alternative means to generate electricity that utilize renewable energy sources, the most dramatic breakthroughs for both mobile (i.e., transportation) and stationary applications are taking place in the fields of solar and fuel cells. And from an energy-storage perspective, exciting developments can be seen emerging from the fields of rechargeable batteries and hydrogen storage.

Carbonaceous Materials and Future Energy

Carbonaceous Materials and Future Energy Book
Author : Ramendra Sundar Dey,Taniya Purkait,Navpreet Kamboj,Manisha Das
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2019-11-08
ISBN : 135112076X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Carbonaceous Materials and Future Energy: Clean and Renewable Energy Sources provides a systematic analysis of the emerging renewable energy alternatives to fossil fuel and their impact on the current socio-economic premise, with carbonaceous chemistry at their base. The present-day fossil fuel–dependent energy scenario is obsolete, rapidly decaying with resource constraints and sparking climate change risks like global warming; therefore, a technological revolution is needed in terms of global energy sustainability. This book is a humble attempt to recognise various contemporary as well as transpiring alternative state-of-the-art energy technologies, and the immense potential carbon materials have in changing the future face of energy. Carbon is the most earth-abundant material with an awe-inspiring range of allotropes that render wonderful properties such as tunable morphology, electrical conductivity, impressive surface area, etc., when explored in the nanoscale. Therefore, carbon has the ability to replace expensive and corrosive metals as electrodes in various existing energy technologies, especially in storage, conversion and harvesting. Carbon-based composite materials offer extensive mechanical strength, although they are super lightweight and can be placed in portable devices, yet perform for longer times with the added benefit of recyclability. This book features discussions on the ecological impacts of the existing fossil fuel–based energy technologies along with various global energy prediction indicators that dictate the integrated risk, the multi-scale changes as well as the need for sustainable alternatives. It also highlights various state-of-the-art renewable energy techniques, including solar photovoltaics, wind, geothermal, and biowaste-based energy. Most importantly, recognition is given to hybrid energy storage and conversion systems as today’s most important and sustainable source of power based on carbonaceous materials, especially their abundance, tunability, and recyclability. The author then focuses on the integration of available experimental information with future prospects for delivering real-world solutions to existing energy scarcity and helping to unravel sustainable routes with improved energy laws and policies. Features Detailed discussion about the current worldwide energy crisis at the societal scale and the gradual growth of alternative sustainable energy options Elucidation of the role of carbon in revolutionising nanoscience and its bright prospects in developing the future energy scenario with its abundance, eco-friendly nature as well as recyclability Extensive discussion of various state-of-the-art energy systems including hybrid technologies and their stages of technological maturity, commercialisation, and future prospects. Presentation of information in an accessible way for a broad audience; especially students, researchers, and scientists, working in the vast field of energy, looking for concise information about current and future energy solutions and exploring them with carbonaceous chemistry ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This book gives an integrative overview about how the next-generation energy technology can be built upon the current and future prospects of carbonaceous chemistry. It includes extensive literature-survey analysis as well as detailed discussion of the commercialisation from the laboratory scale to realising the dream of decentralising grid-based electric supply with sustainable energy. Therefore, the book may serve as a prospective source for multi-disciplinary energy researchers searching for viable renewable energy solutions in terms of complex global sustainability, making it an essential guide and reference.

Sustainable Energy Technologies

Sustainable Energy Technologies Book
Author : Kemo Hanjalic,Roel van de Krol,Alija Lekic
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2007-12-07
ISBN : 9781402067242
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book provides an up-to-date review of the status and prospects of different options in energy conversion and storage technologies, as seen by a panel of world leading experts. It offers a platform for readers engaged in planning and undertaking new energy solutions, or retrofitting and redesigning the existing installations, to confront and to compare the pros and cons of various novel technology options. This book presents state-of-the-art papers on a timely topic.

Fundamentals of Materials for Energy and Environmental Sustainability

Fundamentals of Materials for Energy and Environmental Sustainability Book
Author : David S. Ginley,David Cahen
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2011-11-30
ISBN : 1139502689
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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 course or a newcomer to the field, this textbook will help you understand critical relationships between the environment, energy and sustainability. Leading experts provide comprehensive coverage of each topic, bringing together diverse subject matter by integrating theory with engaging insights. Each chapter includes helpful features to aid understanding, including a historical overview to provide context, suggested further reading and questions for discussion. Every subject is beautifully illustrated and brought to life with full color images and color-coded sections for easy browsing, making this a complete educational package. Fundamentals of Materials for Energy and Environmental Sustainability will enable today's scientists and educate future generations.

Emerging Technologies for the Energy Systems of the Future

Emerging Technologies for the Energy Systems of the Future Book
Author : Amjad Anvari-Moghaddam,Behnam Mohammadi-ivatloo,Fazel Mohammadi
Publisher : MDPI
Release : 2021-08-30
ISBN : 3036515593
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Energy systems are transiting from conventional energy systems to modernized and smart energy systems. This Special Issue covers new advances in the emerging technologies for modern energy systems from both technical and management perspectives. In modern energy systems, an integrated and systematic view of different energy systems, from local energy systems and islands to national and multi-national energy hubs, is important. From the customer perspective, a modern energy system is required to have more intelligent appliances and smart customer services. In addition, customers require the provision of more useful information and control options. Another challenge for the energy systems of the future is the increased penetration of renewable energy sources. Hence, new operation and planning tools are required for hosting renewable energy sources as much as possible.

Solar Energy Conversion in Communities

Solar Energy Conversion in Communities Book
Author : Ion Visa,Anca Duta
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2020-10-21
ISBN : 303055757X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book presents novel findings concerning the systems, materials and processes used in solar energy conversion in communities. It begins with the core resource – solar radiation – and discusses the restrictions on the wide-scale implementation of conversion systems imposed by the built environment, as well as potential solutions. The book also describes efficient solar energy conversion in detail, focusing on heat and electricity production in communities and water reuse. Lastly, it analyzes the concept of sustainable communities, presenting examples from around the globe, along with novel approaches to improving their feasibility and affordability. Though chiefly intended for professionals working in the field of sustainability at the community level, the book will also be of interest to researchers, academics and doctoral students.

Designing with Photovoltaics

Designing with Photovoltaics Book
Author : Angèle Reinders
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2020-04-30
ISBN : 1351578561
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Designing with Photovoltaics" cover a broad range of topics related to the design of products, buildings and vehicles with integrated photovoltaic (PV) technologies including storage aspect. It enables the reader to easily design new products, buildings and vehicles through use of innovative PV products. Diverse categories of product integrated PVs are discussed including applications of solar power for mobility and building integrated systems along with design- and manufacturing-related information about solar cells. Illustrating design cases of various PV-powered products, special attention is paid to end-users and environmental aspects of PV applications. Aimed at senior undergraduates, graduates and professionals in electrical engineering, architecture, design, physics, mechanical engineering and those specifically studying photovoltaics, it Covers the different product integrated photovoltaics (PIPV) with a focus on design and manufacturing Presents comprehensive overview of all aspects of designing with photovoltaics Includes product integrated PV, building integrated PV and solar powered mobility concepts Contains real design cases showing how to design with photovoltaics Discusses context of environmental issues and user aspects

New Research Directions in Solar Energy Technologies

New Research Directions in Solar Energy Technologies Book
Author : Himanshu Tyagi,Prodyut R. Chakraborty,Satvasheel Powar,Avinash K. Agarwal
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2021-05-07
ISBN : 9811605947
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Applications of solar energy have been expanding in recent years across the world. This monograph details such far-reaching and important applications which have the potential for large impact on various segments of the society. It focuses solar energy technologies for various applications such as generation of electric power, heating, energy storage, etc. This volume will be a useful guide for researchers, academics and scientists.

Technologies for Converting Biomass to Useful Energy

Technologies for Converting Biomass to Useful Energy Book
Author : Erik Dahlquist
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2013-04-16
ISBN : 0415620880
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Officially, the use of biomass for energy meets only 10-13% of the total global energy demand of 140 000 TWh per year. Still, thirty years ago the official figure was zero, as only traded biomass was included. While the actual production of biomass is in the range of 270 000 TWh per year, most of this is not used for energy purposes, and mostly it is not used very efficiently. Therefore, there is a need for new methods for converting biomass into refined products like chemicals, fuels, wood and paper products, heat, cooling and electric power. Obviously, some biomass is also used as food – our primary life necessity. The different types of conversion methods covered in this volume are biogas production, bio-ethanol production, torrefaction, pyrolysis, high temperature gasifi cation and combustion. This book covers the suitability of different methods for conversion of different types of biomass. Different versions of the conversion methods are presented – both existing methods and those being developed for the future. System optimization using modeling methods and simulation are analyzed to determine advantages and disadvantages of different solutions. Many international experts have contributed to provide an up-to-date view of the situation all over the world. These global perspectives and the inclusion of so much expertise of distinguished international researchers and professionals make this book unique. This book will prove useful and inspiring to professionals, engineers, researchers and students as well as to those working for different authorities and organizations.

Advanced Oxidation Technologies

Advanced Oxidation Technologies Book
Author : Marta I. Litter,Roberto J. Candal,J. Martin Meichtry
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2014-03-03
ISBN : 1138001279
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Advanced Oxidation Technologies (AOTs) or Processes (AOPs) are relatively new and innovative technologies to remove harmful and toxic pollutants. The most important processes among them are those using light, such as UVC/H2O2, photo-Fenton and heterogeneous photocatalysis with TiO2. These technologies are also relatively low-cost and therefore useful for countries under development, where the economical resources are scarcer than in developed countries. This book provides a state-of-the-art overview on environmental applications of Advanced Oxidation Technologies (AOTs) as sustainable, low-cost and low-energy consuming treatments for water, air, and soil. It includes information on innovative research and development on TiO2 photocatalytic redox processes, Fenton, Photo-Fenton processes, zerovalent iron technology, and others, highlighting possible applications of AOTs in both developing and industrialized countries around the world in the framework of “A crosscutting and comprehensive look at environmental problems”. The book is aimed at professionals and academics worldwide, working in the areas of water resources, water supply, environmental protection, and will be a useful information source for decision and policy makers and other stakeholders working on solutions for environmental problems.

Solar Energy Conversion Systems

Solar Energy Conversion Systems Book
Author : Jeffrey R. S. Brownson
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2013-11-09
ISBN : 0123973155
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Solar energy conversion requires a different mind-set from traditional energy engineering in order to assess distribution, scales of use, systems design, predictive economic models for fluctuating solar resources, and planning to address transient cycles and social adoption. Solar Energy Conversion Systems examines solar energy conversion as an integrative design process, applying systems thinking methods to a solid knowledge base for creators of solar energy systems. This approach permits different levels of access for the emerging broad audience of scientists, engineers, architects, planners, and economists. Traditional texts in solar energy engineering have often emerged from mechanical or chemical engineering fields. Instead, Solar Energy Conversion Systems approaches solar energy conversion from the perspectives of integrative design, environmental technology, sustainability science, and materials science in the wake of amazing new thin films, polymers, and glasses developed by the optoelectronics and semiconductor industries. This is a new solar text for the new generation of green job designers and developers. It’s highlighted with vignettes that break down solar conversion into useful stories and provides common points of reference, as well as techniques, for effective estimation of evolving technologies. Contextualizes solar conversion for systems design and implementation in practical applications Provides a complete understanding of solar power, from underlying science to essential economic outcomes Analytical approach emphasizes systems simulations from measured irradiance and weather data rather than estimations from "rules of thumb" Emphasizes integrative design and solar utility, where trans-disciplinary teams can develop sustainable solar solutions that increase client well-being and ecosystems services for a given locale

Green Buildings and Renewable Energy

Green Buildings and Renewable Energy Book
Author : Ali Sayigh
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2019-11-30
ISBN : 3030308413
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book highlights selected papers presented during the bi-annual World Renewable Energy Network’s 2019 Med Green Forum. This international forum highlights the importance of growing renewable energy applications in two main sectors: Electricity Generation and Sustainable Building. The papers highlight the most current research and technological breakthroughs illustrating the viability of using renewable energy to satisfy energy needs. Coverage includes a broad range of renewable energy technologies and applications in all sectors – electricity production, heating and cooling, agricultural applications, water desalination, industrial applications, and transport. Presents leading-edge research in green building, sustainable architecture, and renewable energy; Covers a broad range of renewable energy technologies and applications in all sectors; Contains case studies and examples to enhance practical application of the technologies presented.

Materials for Solar Energy Conservation

Materials for Solar Energy Conservation Book
Author : R. Rajasekar,C. Moganapriya,A. Mohankumar
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2021-12-09
ISBN : 1119750601
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The demand for energy is increasing day by day and development of sustainable power generation is a critical issue. To overcome this constraint, renewable energy sources such as solar energy are developed by researchers. Effectual collection and storage of renewable energies like solar radiation requires the development of advanced functional materials. This book mainly focuses on the progress of recently developed functional materials for solar energy conservation. It also discusses the wide variety of organic and inorganic materials. Use of modern computer simulation techniques, conversion and storage processes are effectively covered. The research topics such as nano-structured solar cells, battery materials etc. are included in this book.

Sustainable Materials and Systems for Water Desalination

Sustainable Materials and Systems for Water Desalination Book
Author : Inamuddin
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2021-10-27
ISBN : 3030728730
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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