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Books – Energy + Environment

Books – Energy + Environment

2022 | Book

Design Commons

Practices, Processes and Crossovers

This book directly links the notion of the commons with different design praxes, and explores their social, cultural, and ecological ramifications. It draws out material conditions in four areas of design interest: social design, commons and …

Editors:
Dr. Gerhard Bruyns, Dr. Stavros Kousoulas

2023 | Book

Proceedings of the Canadian Society of Civil Engineering Annual Conference 2021

CSCE21 General Track Volume 2

This book comprises the proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Canadian Society of Civil Engineering 2021. The contents of this volume focus on specialty conferences in construction, environmental, hydrotechnical, materials, structures …

Editors:
Scott Walbridge, Mazdak Nik-Bakht, Kelvin Tsun Wai Ng, Manas Shome, M. Shahria Alam, Ashraf el Damatty, Gordon Lovegrove

2022 | Book

Landscapes and Landforms of Botswana

This volume contains 22 chapters introducing a wide range of semi-arid and geologic landscapes. Botswana, a thinly populated nation, the size of France, is a Southern African keystone country at the heart of the Kalahari, sharing some of the major …

Editor:
Prof. Dr. Frank D. Eckardt

2022 | Book

Advances in Geospatial Data Science

Selected Papers from the International Conference on Geospatial Information Sciences 2021

This book presents a selection of manuscripts submitted to the 2nd International Conference on Geospatial Information Sciences 2021, a virtual conference held on November 3-5, 2021. These papers were selected by the Scientific Program Committee of …

Editors:
Ph.D. Rodrigo Tapia-McClung, Prof. Oscar Sánchez-Siordia, Mag. Karime González-Zuccolotto, Dr. Hugo Carlos-Martínez

2022 | Book

Oxide-Ion Conduction in the Dion–Jacobson-Type Layered Perovskites

This book reports a study of a class of Dion–Jacobson-type layered perovskite oxides in which high oxide-ion conductivities in phases were discovered for the first time in the world. The oxide-ion conductors are important in various energy …

Author:
Dr. Wenrui Zhang

2022 | Book

Smart Master Planning for Cities

Case Studies on Domain Innovations

This book, based on international collaborative research, presents a state-of-the-art design for “Smart Master Planning” for all metropolises, megacities and meta cities as well as at sub-city zonal and community and neighborhood level. Smart …

Editor:
Prof. T. M. Vinod Kumar

2022 | Book

Electron Beam Wire Deposition Technology and Its Application

This book provides a systematic and comprehensive introduction to the technical principles, materials, processes, and equipment of the electron beam wire deposition technology (EBWD), while focusing on the research results of the author’s …

Authors:
Prof. Shuili Gong, Prof. Jianrong Liu, Assoc. Prof. Guang Yang, Prof. Haiying Xu

2022 | Book

Sustainable Design for Global Equilibrium

This book focuses on holistic approaches of applying sustainable practices in all sectors of building, infrastructure, and energy to achieve a best-balanced global energy, building, infrastructure, transportation, and water technology (EBITW) …

Author:
Dr. Md. Faruque Hossain

2022 | Book

Mechanism-Based Assessment of Structural and Functional Behavior of Sustainable Cottonid

Ronja Victoria Scholz assesses the performance of cellulose-based Cottonid for implementation as sustainable construction material. Quasi-static and fatigue tests are performed in varying hygrothermal test conditions using mechanical testing …

Author:
Ronja Victoria Scholz

2022 | Book

Biogeochemistry of the Critical Zone

This book highlights recent advances in the discipline of biogeochemistry that have directly resulted from the development of critical zone (CZ) science. The earth's critical zone (CZ) is defined from the weathering front and lowest extent of …

Editors:
Adam S. Wymore, Wendy H. Yang, Whendee L. Silver, William H. McDowell, Dr. Jon Chorover

2022 | Book

New Technologies in Building and Construction

Towards Sustainable Development

This book presents contributions on new technologies in building and construction. Buildings are complex elements that impact environment significantly. The sustainability of this sector requires a holistic and multidisciplinary approach that …

Editors:
Dr. David Bienvenido-Huertas, Prof. Dr. Juan Moyano-Campos

2022 | Book

Adolescent Mental Health in The Middle East and North Africa

This 2-volume set focuses on adolescent health in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA), and presents the latest research on the health risk behaviours and social behaviours that adolescents from the MENA region engage in. While there has …

Editors:
Caroline Barakat, Fatme Al Anouti

2022 | Book

Additive, Subtractive, and Hybrid Technologies

Recent Innovations in Manufacturing

This book provides readers with the comprehensive insights of the recent research breakthroughs in additive, subtractive, and hybrid technologies. Further, the book examines incomparable design and manufacturing independences, as well as …

Editors:
Dr. Chander Prakash, Dr. Sunpreet Singh, Dr. Seeram Ramakrishna

2022 | Book

Applications in Energy Finance

The Energy Sector, Economic Activity, Financial Markets and the Environment

This textbook investigates the linkages between energy-commodities markets, financial markets and the economy and incorporates different aspects of the energy market, organizing the relevant material in two distinct parts.
Part one includes studies …

Editors:
Dr. Christos Floros, Ioannis Chatziantoniou

2022 | Book

Understanding the Dynamics of Nuclear Power and the Reduction of CO2 Emissions

A System Dynamics Approach

This books explains a strategy that a country can meet its CO2 emission reduction targets (e.g., as are in Paris Agreement) with a dominant share of nuclear power with a balanced energy supply mix. The book starts with an introduction to the …

Author:
Dr. Hassan Qudrat-Ullah

Open Access 2022 | Open Access | Book

Civil and Environmental Engineering for the Sustainable Development Goals

Emerging Issues

This open access volume collects emerging issues in Environmental and Civil Engineering, originating from outstanding doctoral dissertations discussed at Politecnico di Milano in 2021. The advanced innovative insights provided are presented with …

Editors:
Prof. Manuela Antonelli, Prof. Gabriele Della Vecchia

2022 | Book

Innovative Trends in Hydrological and Environmental Systems

Select Proceedings of ITHES 2021

This book presents select proceedings of the International Virtual Conference on Trends in Hydrological and Environmental Systems (ITHES 2021). Various topics covered in this book include urban hydrology, hydrological extremes, statistical …

Editors:
Anil Kumar Dikshit, Dr. Balaji Narasimhan, Dr. Bimlesh Kumar, Dr. Ajey Kumar Patel

2022 | Book

Sustainable Building Materials and Construction

Select Proceedings of ICSBMC 2021

This book presents the select proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Building Materials and Construction (ICSBMC 2021), and examines a range of durable, energy-efficient, advance construction and building materials produced …

Editors:
B. Kondraivendhan, Prof. C. D. Modhera, Vasant Matsagar

2022 | Book

Environmental Economics

Theory and Policy in Equilibrium

Revised and updated for the 2nd edition, this textbook provides an analysis and investigation of the most essential areas of environmental economic theory and policy, including international environmental problems. The approach is based on …

Author:
Prof. Dr. Hans Wiesmeth

2022 | Book

Advanced Oxidation Processes in Dye-Containing Wastewater

Volume 1

Among various industries releasing wastewater into the environment, printing, dyeing and textile industries are of great importance as they frequently contain high amounts of colorful compounds having high chemical and biological oxygen demands.

Editors:
Dr. Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu, Dr. Ali Khadir