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Energy and the Environment: Technological Challenges for the Future

Edited By: YH Mori and K Ohnishi

320 pages, Figs

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #118088 | ISBN: 4431702938
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About this book

It is becoming evident that satisfying the ever-increasing global demand for energy is having a major impact on the environment. The technologies required to minimize such impacts are discussed here in an in-depth overview and review of a broad spectrum of energy and environmental issues. The first five sections of the book deal directly with scientific and technological topics: the production, transportation, and utilization of electric power; thermal science and engineering for energy conservation/utilization processes; gas hydrates; multiphase mechanics for energy and environmental technology; pollutants and radioactive wastes in the earth. The sixth section, unique in a book of this type, focuses on education, recording a panel discussion on solutions to problems of energy and environment. For specialists and nonspecialists alike, the book is thus a valuable guide to the technological challenges for the future.


Contents

Part I: Production, Transportation and Utilization of Electric Power.- Part II: Thermal Science and Engineering for Energy Conversion/Utilization Processes.- Part III: Gas Hydrates: Their Impact on Energy and Environmental Prospects.- Part IV: Multiphase Mechanics for Energy and Environmental Technology.- Part V: Pollutants and Radioactive Wastes in the Earth.- Part VI: Education on Energy and Environmental Concerns.- Panel Discussion.

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