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SpringerBriefs in Energy

SpringerBriefs in Energy
60 Volumes | 2012 - 2020


SpringerBriefs in Energy presents concise summaries of cutting-edge research and practical applications in all aspects of Energy. Featuring compact volumes of 50 to 125 pages, the series covers a range of content from professional to academic. Typical topics might include:

  • A snapshot of a hot or emerging topic
  • A contextual literature review
  • A timely report of state-of-the art analytical techniques
  • An in-depth case study
  • A presentation of core concepts that students must understand in order to make independent contributions.

Briefs allow authors to present their ideas and readers to absorb them with minimal time investment.

Briefs will be published as part of Springer’s eBook collection, with millions of users worldwide. In addition, Briefs will be available for individual print and electronic purchase. Briefs are characterized by fast, global electronic dissemination, standard publishing contracts, easy-to-use manuscript preparation and formatting guidelines, and expedited production schedules. We aim for publication 8–12 weeks after acceptance.

Both solicited and unsolicited manuscripts are considered for publication in this series. Briefs can also arise from the scale up of a planned chapter. Instead of simply contributing to an edited volume, the author gets an authored book with the space necessary to provide more data, fundamentals and background on the subject, methodology, future outlook, etc.

SpringerBriefs in Energy contains a distinct subseries focusing on Energy Analysis and edited by Charles Hall, State University of New York. Books for this subseries will emphasize quantitative accounting of energy use and availability, including the potential and limitations of new technologies in terms of energy returned on energy invested.

All subseries of the series SpringerBriefs in Energy

07-10-2016 | Book Series

Computational Modeling of Energy Systems

Computational Modeling of Energy Systems

02-12-2015 | Book Series

Energy Analysis

Energy Analysis

All books of the series SpringerBriefs in Energy

2020 | Book

Solar Shading Systems: Design, Performance, and Integrated Photovoltaics

This is the first book to describe the development of and state of the art in solar shading devices in buildings, detailing all methods of evaluating shading systems according to thermal and visual comfort.

The issue of energy balance in buildings …

2020 | Book

The Future of Gas Networks

The Role of Gas Networks in a Low Carbon Energy System

This book investigates the role of gas networks in future low-carbon energy systems, and discusses various decarbonisation pathways, providing insights for gas network operators, developers, and policy makers. As more countries around the world …

2020 | Book

Ocean Energy and Coastal Protection

A Novel Strategy for Coastal Management Under Climate Change

This book presents the innovative concept of the dual function of wave farms as both renewable energy generators and coastal protection elements against erosion and flooding.

Developing renewable energy is one of the most pressing targets for …

2020 | Book

Air Power and Freight

The View from the European Union and China

This book addresses the challenges of planning sustainable freight transport systems (road and air) in a time when the industry faces increasing pressure from environmental limits, climate change, carbon emission targets, bottlenecks in oil …

2020 | Book

Machine Learning Approaches to Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring

Research on Smart Grids has recently focused on the energy monitoring issue, with the objective of maximizing the user consumption awareness in building contexts on the one hand, and providing utilities with a detailed description of customer …

2020 | Book

Practical Examples of Energy Optimization Models

This book highlights state-of-the-art research on renewable energy integration technology and suitable and efficient power generation, discussing smart grids, renewable energy grid integration, prediction control models, and econometric models for …

2020 | Book

Basic Tutorial on Simulation of Microgrids Control Using MATLAB® & Simulink® Software

This book offers a detailed guide to the design and simulation of basic control methods applied to microgrids in various operating modes, using MATLAB® Simulink® software. It includes discussions on the performance of each configuration, as well …

2020 | Book

Explosion Risk of Solid Biofuels

This book consists of two parts, the first of which focuses on combustible solids, and the second on the industrial position concerning these materials. It includes practical data and information on all biomass sources, from woodchips to sewage …

2020 | Open Access | Book Open Access

The Future of Transport Between Digitalization and Decarbonization

Trends, Strategies and Effects on Energy Consumption

Energy systems are rapidly transitioning towards decarbonization, thanks in part to innovative digital technologies and changing mobility demands. This open access book examines the decarbonization and digitalization transformation in the …

2019 | Book

Underwater Wireless Power Transfer

Smart Ocean Energy Converters

This book discusses, for the first time, wireless power transfer in the ocean environment. Topics covered include power electronic techniques, advanced control strategies, as well as classic and emerging applications such as smart ocean energy …

2019 | Book

CO2 Capture by Reactive Absorption-Stripping

Modeling, Analysis and Design

This book focuses on modelling issues and their implications for the correct design of reactive absorption–desorption systems. In addition, it addresses the case of carbon dioxide (CO2) post-combustion capture in detail. The book proposes a new …

2019 | Book

Grid Parity and Carbon Footprint

An Analysis for Residential Solar Energy in the Mediterranean Area

This book analyses the economic and environmental aspects of installing photovoltaic facilities for residential electricity users and determines whether the installation of photovoltaic units “behind the meter” makes sense, and if so, the best …

2019 | Open Access | Book Open Access

Renewables for Energy Access and Sustainable Development in East Africa

This short open access book investigates the role of renewable energy in East Africa to provide policy-relevant inputs for the achievement of a cost-effective electrification process in the region. For each country, the authors review the current …

2019 | Book

Advanced CO2 Capture Technologies

Absorption, Adsorption, and Membrane Separation Methods

This book summarises the advanced CO2 capture technologies that can be used to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, especially those from large-scale sources, such as power-generation and steel-making plants. Focusing on the fundamental chemistry and …

2019 | Book

Third Generation Biofuels

Growing concerns about the rapid depletion of fossil fuel reserves, rising crude oil prices, energy security and global climate change have led to increased worldwide interest in renewable energy sources such as biofuels. In this context, biofuel …

2019 | Book

Model Validation for Power System Frequency Analysis

This book examines the role of model validation of power system planning and operation to optimize its performance in terms of frequency control. It presents the detailed model validation for the Iranian Power Grid system, where the frequency …

2019 | Book

Global Carbon Dioxide Recycling

For Global Sustainable Development by Renewable Energy

This brief describes the current critical situation of global warming and shows its solution by renewable energy use. The author has long studied the development of new materials with chemical functions and is renowned as the first advocate of …

2018 | Book

Regenerative and Positive Impact Architecture

Learning from Case Studies

This book is a guide to energy efficiency and environmental impact assessment in high-performance buildings projects. It compares four state-of-the-art buildings to examine the steps needed for a transition from negative impact reduction …

2018 | Book

Challenges of a Rechargeable Magnesium Battery

A Guide to the Viability of this Post Lithium-Ion Battery

This expert volume addresses the practical challenges which have so far inhibited the commercial realization of a rechargeable magnesium battery, placing the discussion within the context of the already established lithium-ion battery. Lithium-ion …

2018 | Book

Impact of Occupants' Behaviour on Zero-Energy Buildings

This book highlights the importance of human behaviour in the building design process, with a focus on the construction of zero-energy buildings. It reports on and discusses the strategies the authors have adopted to develop behavioural models …