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Advances in Energy Research. Volume 7
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Editors: Morena J. Acosta
Book Description:
This new book presents a comprehensive review of energy research studies from authors across the globe, including exhaust gases from internal combustion engines and gas turbines that burn both fossil and biomass derived fuels; saving energy in the residential sector; drilling, growing or conserving our way to greater energy independence; the properties, engineering and applications of butanol; research on the relationship between thermal inertia and thermal comfort adaptive models and a new method to reduce HVAC energy consumption. (Imprint: Nova press)

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Table of Contents:

Analysis of Exhaust Gases from Internal Combustion Engines and Gas Turbines Burning both Fossil and Biomass Derived Fuels: Environmental Impact Considering Acidic Emissions;pp. 1-96
(J.M. Blanco, F. Peña, Dpto. Ingeniería Nuclear y Mecánica de Fluidos, Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería, Universidad del País Vasco, E.H.U., Bilba, España)

Conversion of Wood Into Liquid Fuels: A Review of the Science and Technology Behind the Fast Pyrolysis of Biomass;pp. 97-184
(G. San Miguel, J. Makibar, A.R. Fernández-Akarregi, Department of Energy Engineering, School of Industrial Engineering (ETSII), Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, C/ José Gutiérrez Abascal, 2, E-28006, Madrid, Spain, and others)

Transmission Investment in Liberalized Electricity Markets in the Context of Market Power;pp. 185-228
(Mohammad R. Hesamzadeh, Darryl R. Biggar, Nasser Hosseinzadeh, Lennart Söder, Royal Institute of Technology (Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan), Sweden, and others)

Energy, Economic, and Environmental Analysis of CHP and CCHP Systems;pp. 229-271
(Pedro J. Mago, Anna K. Hueffed, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, USA)

The Contribution of a Double Ventilated Window to the Energy Efficiency of a Building;pp. 273-306
(Jorge S. Carlos, Helena Corvacho, Pedro D. Silva, J.P. Castro-Gomes, C-MADE, Centre of Materials and Building Technologies, University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal, and others)

Saving Energy in the Residential Sector: Energy Efficiency Systems and their Application;pp. 307-334
(Tomasz Cholewa, Alicja Siuta-Olcha, Division of Indoor Environment Engineering, Faculty of Environmental Engineering, Lublin University of Technology, Nadbystrzycka, Lublin, Poland)

Drilling, Growing or Conserving Our Way to Greater Energy Independence: An Analysis of the Factors that Motivate Support for Different Fuel Options;pp. 335-354
(Kimberly L. Jensen, Christopher D. Clark, Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee)

A Semidefinite Programming Method for Power System Optimization Problems;pp. 355-400
(Xiaoqing Bai, Hua Wei, College of Electric Engineering, Guangxi University, Guangxi, P.R. China)

Characteristics and Economics Evaluation of a New High-Efficiency Power Generation System for Utilizing Waste Heat from Ironworks;pp. 401-422
(Pyong Sik Pak, Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials, Yuseong-Gu, Daejeon, Korea)

The Environmental and Economical Advantages of Agricultural Wastes for Sustainability Development in Sudan;pp. 423-438
(Abdeen Mustafa Omer, Energy Research Institute (ERI), Nottingham, United Kingdom)

Research about the Relationship between Thermal Inertia and Thermal Comfort Adaptive Models;pp. 439-452
(José A. Orosa, Enrique J. García-Bustelo, Department of Energy and Marine Propulsion, University of A Coruña, A Coruña, Spain)

Adaptive Fuzzy Controlled PSO Based Dynamic Decomposed Network: Strategy to Solve Large Scale Economic Dispatch;pp. 453-480
(Belkacem Mahdad, Member IEEE, Department of Electric Engineering, Biskra University, Algeria)

Butanol: Properties, Engineering and Applications;pp. 481-492
(Chompunuch Virunanon, Chanika Ouephanit, Warawut Chulalaksananukul, Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, and others)

A New Method to Reduce HVAC Energy Consumption Owing to Climate Change Based on Air Change;pp. 493-505
(José A. Orosa, Enrique J. García-Bustelo, University of A Coruña, Department of Energy and M.P., A Coruña, Spain)

The Application of High Performance Computing Technologies in Studying the Strategic Behaviours of Electricity Market Players;pp. 507-523
(Mohammad R. Hesamzadeh, Darryl R. Biggar, Nasser Hosseinzadeh, Royal Institute of Technology (Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan), Sweden, and others)

Advances of Bioenergy Research in First, Second, Third and Fourth Generation Biofuels: Transformation of Carbon Balance from Positive to Negative;pp. 525-550
(Lee Keat Teong, Steven Lim, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Engineering Campus, Seri Ampangan, Pulau Pinang)

Butanol: An Alternative Liquid Fuel;pp. 551-565
(Jorge Mario Marchetti, Sem Sælands v 4, Chemical Engineering Department, Faculty of Natural Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway)


      Advances in Energy Research
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011 2nd Quarter
   Pages: 7x10 (NBC - R 585pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-61122-956-1
   Status: AV
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