Alternative Energy and Shale Gas Encyclopedia (Wiley Series on Energy)

Alternative Energy and Shale Gas Encyclopedia (Wiley Series on Energy)

By: Jack Keeley (editor), Jay H. Lehr (editor)Hardback

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A comprehensive depository of all information relating to the scientific and technological aspects of Shale Gas and Alternative Energy Conveniently arranged by energy type including Shale Gas, Wind, Geothermal, Solar, and Hydropower Perfect first-stop reference for any scientist, engineer, or student looking for practical and applied energy information Emphasizes practical applications of existing technologies, from design and maintenance, to operating and troubleshooting of energy systems and equipment Features concise yet complete entries, making it easy for users to find the required information quickly, without the need to search through long articles

About Author

Dr. Jay H. Lehr received the nation's first Ph.D. in Ground Water Hydrology from the University of Arizona in 1962, following a degree in Geological Engineering from Princeton University and a few years in the U.S. Navy's Civil Engineering Corps in the Western Pacific. After Graduate school he taught both at the University of Arizona and Ohio State University before serving 25 years as head of the Association of Ground Water Scientists and Engineers where he was editor of the Journals of Ground Water and Ground Water Monitoring Review. During that period he continued to perform academic sponsored research in many areas of environmental science. Since 1994 Dr. Lehr has been Science Director of the Heartland Institute, a free market think tank located in Chicago, IL, which, through its many publications, provides objective technical information to elected officials throughout the United States. Jack Keeley is the former Chief of Groundwater Research at the USEPA Kerr Water Resource Research Laboratory in Ada, Oklahoma.


Introduction - Energy Drives Everything Howard Hayden WIND 1 Acceptance of Wind Power: An Introduction of Drivers and Solutions Jacob Ladenburg 2 Wind Power Forecasting Techniques Michael Negnevitsky 3 Maximizing the Loading in Wind Turbine Plants,(a) The Betz Limit (b) Ducting the Turbine D.P.Georgiou and N.G.Theodoropoulos 4 Modeling Wind Turbine Wakes for Wind Farms Angus C.W. Creech and Wolf-Gerrit Fruh 5 Fatigue Failure in Wind Turbine Blades J.C. Marin, A. Barroso, F. Paris and J. Canas 6 Floating Wind Turbines, the New Wave in Offshore Wind Power Dominique Roddier and Antoine Peiffer 7 Wind Power - Aeole Turns Marine Roger H. Charlier and Alexandre C. Thys 8 Impacts of Wind Farms on Weather and Climate at Local and Global Scales Justin J. Traiteur and Somnath Baidya Roy 9 Alternate Wind Energy Sources Kevin Pope and Greg F. Naterer 10 Windmill Brake State Models Used in Predicting Wind Turbine Performance Panu Pratumnopharat and Pak Sing Leung 11 Lightning Protection of Wind Turbines and Associated Phenomena Petar Sarajcev 12 Wind Turbine Wake Modeling - Possibilities with Actuator Line/Disc Approaches Stefan Ivanell and Robert Mikkelsen 13 Random Cascade Model for Surface Wind Speed R. Baile and J.F. Muzy 14 Wind Power Budget Hugo Abi Karam 15 Identification of wind Turbines in Closed-Loop Operation in the Presence of Three Dimensional Turbulence Wind Speed: Torque Demand to Measured Generator Speed Loop M Iribas-Latour and I.D. Landau 16 Identification in Closed-Loop Operation of Models for Collective Pitch Robust Controller Design M. Iribas-Latour and I.D. Landau 17 Wind Basics - Energy From Moving Air (Public Domain) 18 Wind - Chronological Development (Public Domain) SOLAR 1 Solar Air Conditioner Darine Zambrano and Winston Garcia-Gabin 2 Energy Performance of Hybrid Co-generation Versus Side-by side Solar Water Heating and Photovoltaic for Subtropical Building Application Tin-Tin Chow, Ka-Kui Tse and Norman Tse 3 Thin Film Silicon Solar Cells Nicolas Budini, Roberto D. Arce, Roman H. Buitrago and Javier A. Schmidt 4 Solar Basics - Energy From The Sun (Public Domain) 5 NASAArmstrong Fact Sheet: Solar-Power Research (Public Domain) 6 Solar Thermal - Chronologic Development (Public Domain) 7 Photovoltaic - Chronologic Development (Public Domain) GEOTHERMAL 1 Geothermal: History, Classification and Utilization for Power Generation Mathew C. Aneke and Mathew C. Menkiti 2 Enhanced Geothermal Systems Rosemarie Mohais, Choashui Xi, Peter A. Dowd, and Martin Hand 3 Thermodynamic Analysis of Geothermal Power Plants Mehmet Kanoglu and Alo Bolatturk 4 Sustainability Assessment of Geothermal Power Generation Annette Evans, Vladimir Strezov and Tim J. Evans 5 Geothermal Energy and Organic Rankine Cycle Machines B.F. Tchanche 6 Low Temperature Geothermal Energy: Geospatial and Economic Indicators Alberto Gemelli, Adriano Mancini and Sauro Longhi 7 Dry Cooling Towers for Geothermal Power Plants Zhiqiang Guan, Kamel Hooman and Hal Gurgenci 8 Thermal Storage Marc A. Rosen 9 Shallow Geothermal Systems: Computational Challenges and Possibilities Rafid Al-Khoury 10 Geothermal Basics - Water is Geothermal Energy 11 Geothermal - Chronologic Development (Public Domain) HYDROPOWER 1 Sustainability of Hydropower Joerg Hartmann 2 Environmental Issues Related to Conventional Hydropower Z. Daniel Deng, Alison H. Colotelo, Richard S. Brown, and Thomas J. Carlson 3 Social Issue Related to Hydropower Joerg Hartmann 4 Safety in Hyrdropower Devrlopment and Operation Urban Kjellen 5 Pumped Hydroelectric Storage J.P. Deane and Brian O Gallachoir 6 Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Hydroelectric Dams in Tropical Forests Philip M. Fearnside 7 Physical and Multi-dimensional Numeric Hydraulic Sassaman and Daniel Gessler 8 Experimental and Numerical Modeling Tools for Conventional hydropower Systems Z. Daniel Deng, Thomas J. Carlson, GEne R. Ploskey, Richard S. Brown, Gary E, Johnson and Alison H.A. Colotelo 9 The State of Art on Large Cavern Design for Underground Powerhouses and Some Long Term Issues Omer Aydan 10 Hydroelectric Power for the Nation (Public Domain) 11 Hydropower Basics - Energy From Moving Water (Public Domain) 12 Hydropower - Chronologic Development (Public Domain) BATTERIES AND FUEL CELLS 1 Fuel Cell Control Winston Garcia-Gabin and Darine Zambrano 2 Recent Trends in the Development of Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Systems Amomchai Arpornwichanop and Suthida Authayanun 3 Integrated Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Systems for Electrical Power Generation - A Review Suttichai Assabumrungrat, Amomchai Arpornwichanop,Vorachatra Sukwattanajaroon and Dang Saebea 4 Polymer Electrolytes for Lithium Secondary Batteries Fiona M. Gray and Michael J. Smith 5 Recycling and Disposal of Battery Materials Michael J. Smith and Fiona M.Gray 6 AC or DC M. Aram Azadpour RENEWABLE ENERGY CONCEPTS 1 Will Renewables Cut Carbon Dioxide Emissions Substantially Herbert Hinhaber 2 The Concept of Base Load Power Mark Diesendorf 3 Tidal Power Harnessing Roger H. Charlier 4 The Loading of Water Current Turbines (a) The Betz Limit and (b) the Ducted Turbine Georgiou and N. Theodoropoulos 5 Bottled Gas as Household Energy Masami Kojima 6 Exergy Analysis: Theory and Applications Marc A. Rosen 7 GlobalTransport Energy Consumption Patrick Moriarty and Damon Honnery 8 Biomass - Renewable Energy from Plants and Animals (Public Domain) 9 Planting and Managing Switchgrass as a Biomass Energy Crop (Public Domain) 10 Municipal Solid Waste - Chronological Development (Public Domain) 11 Ethanol - Chronological Development (Public Domain) 12 Thermal Properties of Methane Hydrate by Experiment and Modeling and Impacts Upon Technology R.P. Warzonski, I.K.Gamwu, E.J. Rosenbaum, E.M. Myshakin, H. Jiang, K.D. Jordan,N.J. English and D. W. Shaw (Public Domain SHALE GAS 1 Shale Gas Will Rock The World (Public Domain) 1a What is Shale Gas (Public Domain) 2 Directional and Horizontal Drilling in Oil and Gas Wells (Public Domain) 3 Hydraulic Fracturing of Oil and gas Wells Drilled in Shale (Public Domain) 4 Hydraulic Fracturing: A Game-Changer for Energy and Economies Isaac Orr 5 Zero Discharge Water Management for Horizontal Shale Gas Well Development - West Virginia Water Research Institute (Public Domain) 6 Shale Gas Versus Ethanol: A Water Perspective (Public Domain) 7 Natural Gas Basics - How Was Natural Gas Formed (Public Domain) 8 About Oil Shale - What is Oil Shale (Public Domain) 9 Natural Gas - Chronological Development (Public Domain) 10 Energy Mineral Division of the American Association of Petroleum Geologist s, Shale Gas and Liquids Committee Annual Report, FY 2014

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  • ISBN13: 9780470894415
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 912
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  • weight: 2340
  • ISBN10: 0470894415

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