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Managing Global Warming

An Interface Of Technology And Human Issues

Managing Global Warming - ISBN: 9780128141045
Prijs: € 193,75
Levertijd: 12 tot 15 werkdagen
Bindwijze: Boek
Genre: Energietechniek
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Beschrijving

Managing Global Warming: An Interface of Technology and Human Issues discusses the causes of global warming, the options available to solve global warming problems, and how each option can be realistically implemented. It is the first book based on scientific content that presents an overall reference on both global warming and its solutions in one volume. Containing authoritative chapters written by scientists and engineers working in the field, each chapter includes the very latest research and references on the potential impact of wind, solar, hydro, geo-engineering and other energy technologies on climate change.

With this wide ranging set of topics and solutions, engineers, professors, leaders and policymakers will find this to be a valuable handbook for their research and work.



  • Presents chapters that are accompanied by an easy reference summary
  • Includes up-to-date options and technical solutions for global warming through color imagery
  • Provides up-to-date information as presented by a collection of renowned global experts

Details

Titel: Managing Global Warming
Mediatype: Boek
Taal: Engels
Aantal pagina's: 820
Uitgever: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Plaats van publicatie: 03
NUR: Energietechniek
Afmetingen: 229 x 152
Gewicht: 1300 gr
ISBN/ISBN13: 9780128141045
Intern nummer: 42412441

Biografie (woord)

Trevor M Letcher is Emeritus Professor of Chemistry at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. He is a past Director of the International Association of Chemical Thermodynamics and his research involves the thermodynamics of liquid mixtures and energy from landfill. He was awarded the South African Chemical Institute s Gold medal in 1999 and in 2000 he was awarded the South African Gold medal by the South African Association for the Advancement of Science. He has published over 250 papers in peer review journals and has edited, co-edited and written eleven books in his research and related fields. His latest books include Unraveling Environmental Disasters (2012), Materials for a Sustainable Future (2012), Waste (2011), Heat Capacities (2010), Climate Change (2009) and Future Energy (2008).

His leisure activities involve regular hikes with the Mendip Ramblers, woodwork (long case clocks) and wood turning, gardening at home and on his allotment, theatre, reading and playing golf.

Extra informatie

A core reference on the status of, and developments in, the expanding renewable technologies sector, along with new solutions to sustainability

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