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Editors: Morena J. Acosta
Book Description:
This book presents a comprehensive review of energy research studies from authors across the globe, including recent research in the development of green energy saving mechanisms; seasonal thermal energy storage of underground heat; free carbon technologies in developing nations; energy efficiency in buildings; standby losses in power demand in electricity distribution systems with high penetration of small electronic devices; solar water heating; energy consumption and economic growth in Pakistan and biodiesel production from Langmuir-Blodgett lipase engineering. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents:

Towards the Development of Green Energy Saving Mechanisms;pp. 1-31
(Abdeen Mustafa Omer, Nottingham, United Kingdom)

Earth Temperatures and Heat Pumps;pp. 33-68
(Abdeen Mustafa Omer, Energy Research Institute (ERI), United Kingdom)

Promoting Transition towards Free Carbon Technologies in Developing Nations: Overcoming Existing Theoretical Barriers through Energy Governance Strategies;pp. 69-97
(Djiby-Racine Thiam, Research Unit in Theoretical and Applied Economics (RUTAE), University of Montesquieu Bordeaux IV (France))

Analysis of Support Assumptions and Measures for Promotion of Renewable Energy Sources Demand in Regional Aspect;pp. 99-122
(Valentinas Klevas, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuanian Energy Institute, Kaunas, Lithuania)

Fuzzy TOPSIS Approach for Understanding a Country’s Development Priorities within the Scope of Climate Technology Transfer;pp. 123-149
(Charikleia Karakosta, John Psarras, National Technical University of Athens, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Management & Decision Support Systems Laboratory (EPU-NTUA), Athens, Greece, and others)

Energy Efficiency in Buildings: The Brazilian RTQ Standard and the Compliance of a Classroom Building with its Recommendations for Improving the Lighting System;pp. 151-172
(Eduardo Krüger, Suzana Damico Fonseca, Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil)

Solar Energy within an Energy Conservation Plan to Minimize the Heating of Fresh Air Venting Livestock Shelters;pp. 173-193
(Suzelle Barrington, Sébastien Cordeau, Department of Bioresource Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, and others)

An Evaluation of Standby Losses Affect in Power Demand Due to High Penetration of Small Electronic Devices;pp. 195-214
(C.S. Psomopoulos, G.C. Ioannidis, S. Tsiolis, Technological Educational Institute of Piraeus, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Egaleo, Greece)

Consumer Impacts on Solar Water Heating, and Prioritization of Roofspace for Solar Technologies;pp. 215-229
(Frances Hill, Geoff Levermore, University of Manchester, United Kingdom)

The Impact of Energy Consumption and Economic Growth in Pakistan: A Way Forward Towards Energy Sustainability;pp. 231-242
(Sheikh Saeed Ahmad, Enviornmental Sciences Dept., Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan)

Langmuir-Blodgett Lipases Engineering for Biodiesel Production;pp. 243-258
(R. Spera, P. Ghisellini, E. Pechkova, E. Stura, V. Sivozhelezov, C. Nicolini, Nanoworld Institute, Fondazione El.B.A. Nicolini, Bergamo, Italy, and others)

A Solar Water Collector Integrated into a Gutter;pp. 259-271
(Christian Cristofari, Gilles Notton, Fabrice Motte, Jean Louis Canaletti, Sciences for Environment Laboratory, Renewable Energy Team, University of Corsica Pascal Paoli, France)

The Environmental and Economical Advantages of Agricultural Wastes for Sustainability Development in Sudan;pp. 273-288
(Abdeen Mustafa Omer, Energy Research Institute (ERI), Khartoum, Sudan)

Natural Convection in Attic-Shaped Spaces;pp. 289-309
(Suvash C. Saha, School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia)

Thermoelectric Effects on Micro and Nanolevel;pp. 311-342
(S.V. Ordin, W.N.Wang, Ioffe Physicotechnical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia)

Bioengineering for Pollution Prevention through Development of Immobilization of Lipases for Very Efficient Biodiesel Production;pp. 343-358
(Paola Ghisellini, Rosanna Spera, Eugenia Pechkova, Victor Sivozhelezov, Claudio Nicolini, Nanoworld Institute, CIRSDNNOB University of Genova and Fondazione El.B.A. Italy)

Renewable Energy Consumption, Growth, and Economic Development:
An Exploratory Panel Analysis;pp. 359-372
(Nicholas Apergis, Department of Banking and Financial Management, University of Piraeus, Piraeus, Greece, and James E. Payne, University of South Florida Polytechnic, Florida, USA)


      Advances in Energy Research
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2012
   Pages: 7 x 10 (NBC - R) 389pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-61470-485-0
   Status: AV
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