Advances in Energy Research. Volume 23


Morena J. Acosta (Editor)

Series: Advances in Energy Research
BISAC: SCI024000

This latest volume includes contributions on the latest advances in energy research. Chapters include an overview of the production and recovery advancements of coal bed methane (CBM) reservoirs; an overview on the advancements in numerical and experimental studies of natural gas hydrate reservoirs; a discussion on the present state of the art of geothermal desalination, principles of operation for various desalination processes, and their applications and case studies around the world; an examination of ionic liquid applications as innovative electrolytes for fuel cells; a comparative study of the energy efficiency of a conventional ventilating and air conditioning (VAC) systems with three configurations; an assessment of desiccant assisted exergy recovery in air-conditioning systems; a technical and economic assessment of the Homer-pro environment simulations; and a study of an online in situ method for the monitoring of supercapacitor aging. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. An Overview on Coal Bed Methane (CBM) Reservoirs: Production and Recovery Advancements
Alireza Rahimzadeh, Amir H. Mohammadi, Arash Kamari (École Nationale Supérieure du Pétrole et des Moteurs, Rueil Malmaison, France, and others)

Chapter 2. Natural Gas Hydrate Reservoirs: An Overview on the Advancements in Numerical and Experimental Studies
Alireza Rahimzadeh, Arash Kamari, Amir H. Mohammadi, Deresh Ramjugernath, Mohaddeseh Khorasanizadeh (École Nationale Supérieure du Pétrole et des Moteurs, Rueil Malmaison, France, and others)

Chapter 3. Desalination using Geothermal Energy Sources
Veera Gnaneswar Gude (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS, USA)

Chapter 4. Applications of Ionic Liquids as Innovative Electrolytes For Fuel Cells
J.C. Pérez-Flores and P. Ocón (Dept. Química, Univ. CEU San Pablo, Urb. Montepríncipe, Boadilla del Monte, Madrid, Spain, and others)

Chapter 5. Investigation of the Energy Efficiency of Conventional Air Conditioning Systems in Office Buildings
Ioan Sarbu and Marius Adam (Department of Buildings Services Engineering, Polytechnic University Timisoara, Romania)

Chapter 6. An Assessment of Desiccant Assisted Exergy Recovery in Air-Conditioning Systems
C. E. L. Nóbrega (Department of Computer Engineering, Federal Center of Technological Education Celso Suckow da Fonseca, Petrópolis, Brazil)

Chapter 7. Technical and Economic Approach of a Wind Farm Connected to the Grid in Tunisia by Homer-Pro
Walid Ouled Amor, Hassen Ben Amar, and Moez Ghariani (Department of Electrical Engineering, National School of Engineering of Sfax, Laboratory of electronics and information technology, University of Sfax, Sfax, Tunisia)

Chapter 8. Online EDLC Aging Monitoring using State Space Model based Kalman Observers
Zhihao Shi, Francois Auger, Emmanuel Schaeffer, Philippe Guillemet, and Luc Loron (University of Nantes, Angers, Le Mans (LUNAM), “Institut de Recherche en Energie Electrique de Nantes Atlantique” (IREENA), Saint-Nazaire, France, and others)


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