Clean Energy For Sustainable Development: Comparisons And Contrasts Of New Approaches

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byAbul Kalam AzadEditorSubhash Sharma, Mohammad Rasul

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Clean Energy for Sustainable Development: Comparisons and Contrasts of New Approaches presents information on the fundamental challenge that the energy sector faces with regard to meeting the ever growing demand for sustainable, efficient, and cleaner energy. The book compares recent developments in the field of energy technology, clean and low emission energy, and energy efficiency and environmental sustainability for industry and academia. Rasul, Azad and Sharma, along with their team of expert contributors, provide high-end research findings on relevant industry themes, including clean and sustainable energy sources and technologies, renewable energy technologies and their applications, biomass and biofuels for sustainable environment, energy system and efficiency improvement, solar thermal applications, and the environmental impacts of sustainable energy systems. This book uses global institutes and case studies to explore and analyze technological advancements alongside practical applications. This approach helps readers to develop and affirm a better understanding of the relevant concepts and solutions necessary to achieve clean energy and sustainable development in both medium and large-scale industries. Compares in-depth research on a wide range of clean technologies, from global institutes in Australia, Europe, and India Evaluates the recent developments in clean technologies against the efficiency of tried and tested applications Considers case studies on the advancements of sustainable energy into industry from around the world

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Clean Energy for Sustainable Development: Comparisons and Contrasts of New Approaches presents information on the fundamental challenge that the energy sector faces with regard to meeting the ever growing demand for sustainable, efficient, and cleaner energy. The book compares recent developments in the field of energy technology, clea...

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Compares in depth research on a wide range of clean technologies from global institutes in Australia, Europe and IndiaEvaluates the recent developments in clean technologies against the efficiency of tried and tested applicationsConsiders case studies on the advancements of sustainable energy into industry around the worldA fundamental...

Azad's research focuses on advanced biofuel production and combustion, energy extraction and processing, advanced computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modelling and analysis, renewable energy (bioenergy, wind energy etc.), and natural gas processing and oil refinery.Dr Sharma's main research focuses on conservation of energy and physical...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:630 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:December 2, 2016Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Section 1: Clean and Sustainable Energy Resources and Technologies

Chapter 1: Sustainable energy resources: prospects and policy

Chapter 2: Environmental impact assessment of different renewable energy resources: A recent development

Chapter 3: Clean and sustainable energy technologies

Chapter 4: Bio-energy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS): Future prospect of carbon-negative technologies

Section 2: Solar Energy Applications

Chapter 5: Solar kilns: a green technology for the Australian agricultural and forest industries

Chapter 6: The small-scale dish-mounted solar thermal Brayton cycle

Chapter 7: Heat driven cooling technologies

Chapter 8: Solar pyrolysis: Converting waste to asset using solar energy

Section 3: Wind Energy Systems

Chapter 9: Grid-integration of wind energy systems: control design, stability and power quality issues

Chapter 10: Hybrid solar power/wind system for energy production, observation, application and simulation

Chapter 11: Analysis of wind energy prospect by eight numerical methods of Weibull distribution

Section 4: Biodiesel for Sustainable Development

Chapter 12: Prospect of the legume tree Pongamia pinnata as a clean and sustainable biodiesel feed-stock

Chapter 13: Biodiesel from Queensland bush nut (Macadamia Integrifolia)

Chapter 14: Assessment of physical, chemical and tribological properties of different biodiesel

Chapter 15: Biodiesel production through chemical and biochemical transesterification: Trends, technicalities and future perspectives

Chapter 16: Mesoporous catalysts for biodiesel production: A new approach

Chapter 17: Edible and non-edible biodiesel feedstocks: Microalgae and future biodiesel

Chapter 18: Potential of biodiesel as a fuel for diesel engine