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    Cylinder and Vane Actuators and Controls – Design and Installation (M66)

    Given the increased use of automatic process systems, the use of power actuators continues to grow. This manual provides invaluable information on the design and installation of hydraulic and pneumatic power ...

  • Energy Portfolios: Customization and Management

    Report on energy as of one of the most important issues of the twenty-first century. It discuses how countries deal with the composition of their energy portfolio, consistent with the endowment of energy resources, technologies and social, economical and environmental impacts, like CO2 emissions. In detail, the diversification of energy sources is ...

  • SIMAHPP - Hydropower projects feasibility simulator

    SIMAHPP is a windows based software designed to simulate and assess the feasibility of hydropower projects, particularly for small-scale hydro projects with a capacity of up to 10 MW. It is a multi-site, multi-option simulator intended to solve a wide range of problems such as determining design flow to chose appropriate hydro turbine, optimized ...

  • Marine Radioactivity

    This book on Marine Radioactivity sets out to cover most of the aspects of marine radioactivity which have been the focus of scientific study in recent decades. The authors and their reviews divide into topic areas which have defined the field over its history. They cover the suite of natural radioisotopes which have been present in the oceans ...

  • Applied Hydraulic Transients: For Hydropower Plants and Pumping Stations

    The book treats the problem of transient hydraulic computation, for hydroelectric plants and pumping stations, especially by numerical methods and consists of the following chapters: The waterhammer phenomenon in hydraulic systems under pressure; Experimental results concerning the waterhammer; Protection of pumping stations against waterhammer; ...

  • Hydropower Economics

    The focus of HYDROPOWER ECONOMICS is to provide qualitative economic analyses of how to utilize stored water in a hydropower system with fixed generating capacities. The problem is dynamic because water used today to generate electric power may alternatively be used tomorrow. The distinctive feature of this book is to provide a social planning ...

  • Blast Waves

    The primary purpose of this text is to document many of the lessons that have been learned during the author’s more than forty years in the field of blast and shock. The writing therefore takes on an historical perspective, in some sense, because it follows the author’s experience. The book deals with blast waves propagating in fluids or materials ...

  • The Depletion Wall

    We have seen how oil shortages can wreak havoc on the global economy and result in dramatic shifts in politics and regional balance of power. Are other minerals close to being depleted? What impact would that have on the world economy and international politics? These are questions that The Depletion Wall attempts to answer. It is the second book ...

  • Turning Hydropower Social

    This book emphasizes the importance of involving stakeholders in data formation related to assessments of hydropower development. This is a prerequiste if projects are to be sustainable. The study targets policy formation after the UNCED and UNSSD conventions, and how a discrepancy emerges between policy and its implementation by using hydropower ...

  • Vibro-Impact Dynamics of Ocean Systems and Related Problems

    The aim of this International Symposium on Dynamics of Vibro-Impact Systems is to provide a forum for the discussion of recent developments in the theory and industrial applications of vibro-impact ocean systems. A special effort has been made to invite active researchers from engineering, science, and applied mathematics communities. This ...

  • Ocean Energy

    Engineers’ dreams and fossil energy replacement schemes can come true. Man has been tapping the energy of the sea to provide power for his industries for centuries. Tidal energy combined with that of waves and marine winds rank among those most successfully put the work. Large scale plants are capital intensive but smaller ones, particularly built ...

  • Computational Earthquake Science, Part II

    Exciting developments in earthquake science have benefited from new observations, improved computational technologies, and improved modeling capabilities. Designing models of the earthquake generation process is a grand scientific challenge due to the complexity of phenomena and range of scales involved from microscopic to global. Such models ...

  • Renewable Energy

    Introduction and Structure.- Fundamentals of Renewable Energy Resources.- Passive Use of Solar Energy.- Solar-Thermal Energy.- Photovoltaics.- Wind Energy.- Hydropower.- Near-Surface Geothermal Energy and Energy from Ambient Air.- Deep Geothermal.- Energy.- Appendices: Ocean Energy, Solar-Thermal Electrical Power Generation, Energy from ...

  • API RP 687 For Petroleum Refining Standards

    This recommended practice covers the minimum requirements for the inspection and repair of special purpose rotating equipment rotors, bearings and couplings used in petroleum, chemical, and gas industry services.This recommended practice is separated into 7 specific chapters. Chapters 2 through 7 are to be used separately from each other and in ...

  • RENEWABLE ENERGY INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES: UKRAINE 2010-2020

    the complex research of the market of conventional and renewable energy of Ukraine.The study was conducted in February - June 2010. Number of pages: 180 pages41 tables and 53 graphs and chartsLanguage: Russian and EnglishEXECUTIVE SUMMARYThis overview is dedicated to the complex research of the market of conventional and renewable energy of ...

  • An Assessment of Cavet Technologies` LumiSmart

    Tiny Toronto lighting vendor Cavet Technologies thinks it's got a game changer. The company has introduced a lighting controller it claims can lower the power consumption of a whole fluorescent light circuit by 35%+ with a single plug in box. If true, it could represent a new type of lighting controller, easier to install and less expensive. Which ...

  • Ocean Wave Energy

    The authors of this reference provide an updated and global view on ocean wave energy conversion for wave energy developers as well as for students and professors. The book is orientated to the practical solutions that this new industry has found so far and the problems that any device needs to face. It describes the actual principles applied to ...

  • The Second Wave Industrial Revolution

    Alvin Toffler's Second Wave was the Industrial Revolution. It ran for the most part from the late 18th to the early 20thcentury and brought with it mechanization as well as new production techniques such as the assembly line. During that period, the scale of manufacturing activity dramatically increased, giving rise to what we call today, mass ...

  • Report 4150: Wave & Tidal

    Report 4150: Wave & Tidal focuses on a new class of devices that generate power from ocean waves and tides and from the in-stream flow of rivers. Collectively, this emerging sub-segment of low-carbon and renewable power segment is referred to alternately as hydro-kinetic energy (reflecting the fact that power is generated with the kinetic ...

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