Application of polymers from renewable resources - also identified as
biopolymers - has a large potential market due to the current emphasis on
sustainable technology. For optimal R&D achievements and hence benefits
from these market opportunities, it is essential to combine the expertise
available in the vast range of different disciplines in biopolymer science and
Chapter 13 - Creating innovative organizations. Compare disruptive and sustaining technologies, explain how the Internet caused disruption among businesses, define the relationship between the Internet and the World Wide Web, describe the Internet’s impact on information along with how these changes are affecting business.
Chapter 5 - Infrastructures: Sustainable technologies. After studying this chapter you will be able to: Explain MIS infrastructure and its three primary types, identify the three primary areas associated with an information MIS infrastructure, describe the characteristics of an agile MIS infrastructure, identify the environmental impacts associated with MIS.
"Energy for a Warming World" challenges the commonplace notion that the amount of power which mankind can potentially harness from renewable resources is more than large enough to assuage future demand levels. By examining the renewable issue from an electrical engineering perspective, and exercising due regard for the limited capability of current and future electrical generation and transmission systems, this book attempts to provide more realistic statistics for the levels of power which could be extracted from sustainable resources in the critical time frame of 30 to 40 years....
ETP2010 will build on the success of earlier editions, by providing decision makers with more detailed practical information and tools that can help kick-start the transition to a more secure, sustainable and affordable energy future.
The ConnectM Energy Management Solution is designed to help you intelligently monitor, and optimise the energy consumed by the various energy assets like lighting, HVAC, and DG sets. ConnectM also leverages the solution framework for enhancing the in-building fire and security operations.Lighting & HVAC
ConnectM focuses on Energy technologies (Clean Tech) with its Energy Management Solution. Organizations spend typically about 20% of their energy on lighting, 60% on HVAC, 10% on their Datacenters and 20% on essential equipments & machineries....
he goal is to provide tools for leaders to improve
both the environmental performance and overall competiveness by reducing
materials, energy and water utilization. Section 5 are papers related to sustainable
environment: all aspects of ecosystem for sustainable development, ecological
assessment and sustainability for the environment.
The sustainability and prosperity of the ancient civilizations of China, Egypt, Babylonia,
Phoenicia, Persia and Roma were based on the extensive use of water for human
consumption, crop irrigation, canal navigation and energy generation. Today, the
worldwide scarcity of water and clean energy constitutes a central and critical problem
for the whole humankind. This situation is aggravated as industrial, agricultural
and municipal effl uents reach the water bodies, or the coastal seawater that is used as
feed for desalination plants.
Worldwide attention to environmental issues combined with the energy crisis force us
to reduce greenhouse emissions and increase the usage of renewable energy sources as
a solution to providing an efficient environment. This book addresses the current
issues of sustainable growth and applications in renewable energy sources. The fifteen
chapters of the book have been divided into two sections to organize the information
accessible to readers.
The first section of this book starts with policy and sustainable urban development:
policy for the promotion of sustainable development, and sustainable planning and
management to promote green space and multi-modal transportation and construction
techniques that reduce pollution.
We are fortunate to live in incredibly exciting and incredibly challenging time. Energy demands due to economic growth and increasing population must be satisfied in a sustainable manner assuring inherent safety, efficiency and no or minimized environmental impact. These considerations are among the reasons that lead to serious interest in deploying nuclear power as a sustainable energy source.
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Development of a pellet boiler with Stirling engine for m-CHP domestic application
Luigi Crema*, Fabrizio Alberti, Alberto Bertaso and Alessandro Bozzoli
Abstract A new sustainable technology has been designed by Fondazione Bruno Kessler through its unit Renewable Energies and Environmental Technologies. This technology is realized integrating in a single system (1) a Stirling engine (mRT-1K) from a pre-engineering design of Allan J.
Tham khảo sách 'sustainable development – energy, engineering and technologies – manufacturing and environment', kỹ thuật - công nghệ, cơ khí - chế tạo máy phục vụ nhu cầu học tập, nghiên cứu và làm việc hiệu quả
This book arises out of a project funded by Scottish Homes, as part of EC
Competitive Renewal Initiatives in Sustainable Europe Network Group. Our
first acknowledgement is to the support of Scottish Homes for enabling this
research to be conducted. Equal thanks are due of course to all the persons
who offered us their time for interviews in the course of the research project
in the five countries studied. Also, we would like to thank Alison Smith for
her help in preparing the book. Finally, we would like to thank Dymphna
Evans of Edward Elgar for her support....
This book on Environmental Technology takes a look at issues such as air, soil and noise pollution problems, environmental quality assessment, monitoring, modelling and risk as- sessment, environmental health impact assessment, environmental management and envi- ronmental technology development. It represents institutional arrangements, financial mechanisms and some sustainable technologies. The user can always count on finding both introductory material and more specific material based on national interests and problems.
In the early 21st century, research and development on sustainable energy harvesting
(EH) technologies have started. Since then, many EH technologies have evolved,
advanced and even been successfully developed into hardware prototypes for proof
of concept like Helimote, AmbiMax, et al. Researchers from all around the world are
devoting their precious time and efforts into finding a realistic and novel energy
harvesting solutions for sustaining the operational lifetime of low‐power electronic
devices like mobile gadgets, smart wireless sensor networks, etc....
In response to growing support for sustainable international development strategies,
the U.S. Congress has recommended that the Agency for International Development
(AID) create a new Collaborative Research Support Program (CRSP) that focuses on the
research needs of sustainable agriculture and natural resource management. The Office
of Agriculture in AID's Bureau for Science and Technology subsequently asked that the
National Research Council's Board on Agriculture (BA) and Board on Science and
Technology for International Development (BOSTID) undertake planning for the new
In order to maintain economic development and minimize future regional and
international conflicts, the United States will need sustainable supplies of high-quality fresh water. Solutions to local water scarcity issues will likely require a combination of approaches, including demand management, improved water storage capacity, water
quality protection, and advancements in supply-enhancing water treatment technologies. Desalination technologies can create new sources of freshwater from otherwise impaired waters such as seawater or brackish water.