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New and Renewable Technologies for Sustainable Development


Edited By: Naim Hamdia Afgan and Maria da Graça Carvalho

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #140724 | ISBN: 1402073410
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Set of conference proceedings where engineering practitioners, product developers, researchers and also economists, political scientists and government administrators explore the multifaceted relationship between renewable energy technologies and sustainable development.


Preface. 1: Sustainability Development in Energy Strategy. Advantage of the Renewable Energies at Madeira Island: Electrical Power Production; M.J. Fernandes, et al. Sustainability Assessment of Renewable Energy Systems; N.H. Afgan, et al. Design and Optimization of Forced Convection Heat Sinks for Sustainable Development. A. Bar-Cohen, et al. Bioenergetics Conversion of Biochemical to Mechanical Energy; S. Sideman, A. Landesberg. Comparison between SIMEA and SENECA Methods for Social Impact Analysis of Energy Systems; F. Orecchini, et al. Sustainable Energy Scenarios Using Green Energy for India; L. Suganthi, A. Williams. Assessing Urban Environment Sustainability by Means of Indicators: The Case of the Heritage Buildings; M. La Gennusa, et al. Kyoto Protocol Objectives by Promoting the Technology Transfer to Small Island Development Countries: Santo Antao, Cape Verde; N. Duic, et al. 2: Economic Evaluation of New and Renewable Energy Source. Constructal Optimization of Tree-Shaped Paths for the Collection and Distribution of Fluid, Electricity, Goods and People; A. Bejan. An Overview of Gas Turbine Technologies for Power Generation in Europe; P.A. Pilavachi. Pricing the Energy Supplied by Renewable Sources: An Assessment of the Portuguese Situation; R.M.G. Castro, J.P. Sucena Paiva. Sustainable Utilization of Paper Sludge for Energy Conversion: Economic Potential and Environmental Feasibility; B. Coda, et al. Cost Optimization of a Cogeneration Plant; Z. Bogdan, et al. An Integrated Methodology for Regional Energy Planning in Isolated Areas: Application in the Cape Verde Islands; D.Th. Askounis, et al. Modern Financial Mechanisms for Renewable Energy Technologies; D.Th. Askounis, et al. Advanced Sustainable Integrated Systems for Total Building Energy Supply; E. Entchev. Assessment of Renewable Energy Sources Using a Geographical Information System; A. Costa, et al. Kyoto Protocol Objectives in Croatia Energy Planning; N. Duic, et al. Renewable Energies in the Canary Islands: Actual Situation and Perspectives; J. Schallenberg. Results of an Experimental Investigation of Naturally Ventilated Building; P. Principi, et al. Safety Assessment of Hydrogen as a Fuel for Vehicles by Numerical Simulation; H. Wilkening, et al. Possibilities of Reducing Energy Costs by Using CHP Systems in anUrban Area of the Sarajevo Region; T. Sadovic, N. Delatic. 3: Solar Energy Utilisation. Expert System for New and Renewable Energies; F. Orecchini, et al. Photovoltaics R & D: A Tour through the 21st Century; L.L. Kazmerski. The Use of Solar Energy in a District Heating System in Finland: Case Study of Six District Heating Plants; M. Lesinkin. Solar Air Conditioning for Buildings; I. Romey, G. Markert. Experimental Study of a Passive System: A Ventilated Wall; S. Lorente, M. Begue. Overall Performance of Advanced Glazing Windows in Nonresidential Buildings: Heat Extraction and Energy Requirements; F. Gugliermetti, L. Grossi. Photovoltaic Solar Cells with Thin Film Materials; N. Kesri, et al. Photovoltaic Devices: a 2000 Overview; L.L. Kazmerski. 4: Fuel Cells Development. Suitability of Metallic Materials for Interconnects in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells; W.J. Quadakkers, et al. Fuel Cell Buses: a Sustainable Technology for the Urban Passenger Transportation Sector; P.P. Pinto, et al. Fuel Cells and the Future of Motorization; K. Ledja. Fuel Cell-Based Renewable Energy Supply: Sustainable Energy for Isolated and Island Communities; A. Bauen, et al. Sustainable Heat and Electricity from Sugarcane Residues: Gasification in Brazil; K. Ledja. 5: Biomass and Waste Energy Utilisation. Some Aspects Contributing to Improved Process and Equipment Design in the Field of Waste-to-Energy and Environmental Protection; P. Stehlik. Generation of a Gaseous Fuel by Pyrolysis or Gasification of Biomass for Use as Reburn Gas in Coal-Fired Boilers; C. Storm, et al. Phase Space Description of Unstable Dynamics of a Lean Premixed Gas Turbine Combustor; A. Fichera, et al. Integrated Biomass Gasification-Gas Turbine-Fuel Cell Systems for Small-Scale, Distributed Generation of Electricity and Heat; B.J.P. Buhre, J. Andries. Thermodynamic Performances and Cost Analysis of Advanced Biomass Combustion Power Plants; R. Carapellucci. Stabilizing Effect and Diffusion Control on Diffusion Flames by Magnetic Field; H. Tanaka, et al. Experimental Study on Combustion in Porous Media; N. Delalic, et al. Low Emission Combustion of Vegetable Oils with the Porous Burner Technology; A. Bakry, et al. Emissions During the Co-combustion of Lignite and Waste Wood in a Fluidised Bed Reactor; E. Kakaras, et al. Combustion of Sawdust; M. Talvitie, et al. Design and Calculation of a New Unit for Thermal Treatment and Energy Utilization of Gas Wastes; V. Fabikovic, et al. Development of Computerized Tool for Design and Assessment of Biomass Power Generation Systems; J.T. Kuo. Thermochemical Gasification of Biomass: Fuel Conversion, Hot Gas Cleanup and Gas Turbine Combustion; J. Andries, et al. The Use of Waste Wood for Energy Production: Technical Aspects and Management Issues; E. Karakas, et al. Disposal of Low Calorific Value Waste Gas; M.C. Mkpadi, et al. 6: Geothermal and Ocean Energy Utilisation. Modified Thermal Calculations of Geothermal Double-Pipe Heat Exchanger (with Insulation and No Insulation) Immersed into Geothermal Deposit; T. Kujawa, W. Nowak. Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) and Deep Ocean Water Applications (DOWA): Market Opportunities for European Industry; M. Gauthier, et al. On the Two-Phase Dispersed Flow Hydrodynamics and Heat Transfer Investigations; S. Sikalo, et al. Spreading of Droplets on Horizontal Surfaces; S. Sikalo, et al. Air Particulate Matter Characterization of an Industrial Area North of Lisbon; S.M. Almeida, et al. Index.

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