Advances in Energy Research. Volume 8


Morena J. Acosta (Editor)

Series: Advances in Energy Research


This new book presents a comprehensive review of energy research studies from authors across the globe, including recent research in thermoelectric power generation; thermal energy and sustainable development in the Sudan; nanocomposite polymer electrolytes for Li-Ion batteries; resonant wireless power transmission; energy reduction in the building sector and power transmission over optical fibers. (Imprint: Nova)



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Recent Advances in Thermoelectric Power Generation: Stand-Alone and Grid-Connected Applications
(Marcelo Gustavo Molina, Luis Eduardo Juanico, CONICET, Instituto de Energia Electrica, Universidad Nacional de San Juan, Argentina, and others)

Synthesis and Characterization of Active-Inactive Layered Oxide Composite Cathode Materials for Lithium Rechargeable Batteries
(S. Sivaprakash, S. B. Majumder, Materials Science Center, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, and others)

Thermal Energy and Sustainable Development in the Sudan
(Abdeen Mustafa Omer, Nottingham, United Kingdom)

Nanocomposite Polymer Electrolytes for Li-Ion Batteries
(M. Deka, A. Kumar, Materials Research Laboratory, Dept. of Physics, Tezpur University, Napaam, Tezpur, Assam, India)

Green Energy from Chemicals and Bio-Wastes
(Abdeen Mustafa Omer, Energy Research Institute, Nottingham, United Kingdom)

The Impacts of Increasing Energy Prices on Real Estate and the Distribution of Living Areas in Groningen Province
(Rob Roggema, Victor Sergeev, Wim Mallon, Victor Artyushkin, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Earth System Sciences, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands, and others)

Resonant Wireless Power Transmission
N. Bonifácio, P.S. André, N.B. Carvalho, Instituto de Telecomunicações, Aveiro Portugal, and others)

An Overview on the Development of Integrated Bioenergy Devices for Improvement of Quality of Life of Poor People in Sudan ^
(Abdeen Mustafa Omer, Energy Research Institute (ERI), Khartoum, Sudan)

Technological Innovations in Passive House Projects
(Erwin Mlecnik, OTB Research Institute for the Built Environment, Delft University of Technology, Delft, the Netherlands, and others)

Environmental Advantage of Back-Ventilated Cladding Façades in Comparison with Brick Cavity Walls in Residential Buildings
(María J. Ruá, Belinda López-Mesa, Lorenzo Vives, Vicent Civera, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Construction, Universitat Jaume I, Castellón, Spain, and others)

Power Transmission Over Optical Fibers
(P.S. André, N. Fernandes, F. Domingues, A. Rocha, M. Granada, M. Lima, A.L.J. Teixeira, Instituto de Telecomunicações, Aveiro, Portugal, and others)

Running Performance and Battery Characterization of Electric Bus and Light Rail Transit Powered by Lithium Ion Battery
(Takashi Ogihara, Graduate School of Material Science and Engineering, University of Fukui, Fukui-shi, Fukui, Japan)

Thick-Film Electrodes of Cu-Coated Si for Anodes of Li-Ion Rechargeable Battery
(Hiroyuki Usui, Hiroyuki Nishinami, Takahisa Iida, Hiroki Sakaguchi, Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology, Graduate School of Engineering, Tottori University, Minami, Koyama-cho, Tottori, Japan)

Estimation of Voltage Sags-Swells on Power Transmission Networks
(J.C. Cebrian, C.F.M. Almeida, University of Sao Paulo, Department of Electrical Engineering, Sao Paulo, Brazil)

Transmission Cost and Loss Allocation Based on Network Matrices
(R.S. Salgado, B.F. Santos, O.R. Saavedra, Power Systems Group, Department of Electrical Engineering, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil, and others)


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