|   
More e-books will be available soon

   www.eolss.net

Login Login
      EOLSS Members Login Individual Members Login
      Access for Institutions Access for Institutions
      EOLSS Demo EOLSS Demo

Free Registration Free Registration
      EOLSS Free Trial Free Trial
      EOLSS Editors/Authors Editors/Authors

Subscription Information Subscription Information
      EOLSS Subscription Information Subscription Information

About EOLSS About EOLSS
      About EOLSS About EOLSS
      Outlines of the EOLSS Components Outlines of the
         Component Encyclopedias
      EOLSS e-books e-Book And Print
       Volumes
      EOLSS Information Booklet Information Booklet
      EOLSS FAQ FAQ
      EOLSS Sample Chapters Sample Chapters
      EOLSS Sample Chapters Sitemap

Journalist/Reporters Information for
   Journalist / Reporters
      EOLSS Information Journalist / Reporters in Arabic Arabic
      EOLSS Information Journalist / Reporters in Chinese Chinese
      EOLSS Information Journalist / Reporters in English English
      EOLSS Information Journalist / Reporters in French French
      EOLSS Information Journalist / Reporters in German German
      EOLSS Information Journalist / Reporters in Italian Italian
      EOLSS Information Journalist / Reporters in Japanese Japanese
      EOLSS Information Journalist / Reporters in Korean Korean
      EOLSS Information Journalist / Reporters in Portuguese Portuguese
      EOLSS Information Journalist / Reporters in Russian Russian
      EOLSS Information Journalist / Reporters in Spanish Spanish

Services Services
     EOLSS Mailing List Join Our Mailing List
      EOLSS Feedback Feedback/Evaluation
      EOLSS Useful links Useful Links

UNESCO - ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEM - SAMPLE CHAPTERS
 
  

Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Mathematical Sciences
Biological, Physiological and Health Sciences
Biotechnology
Tropical Biology and Conservation
Land Use, Land Cover and Soil Sciences
Social sciences and Humanities
Physical Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources
Control Systems, Robotics and Automation
Chemical Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources
Water sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources
Energy Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources
Environmental and Ecological Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resource
Food and Agricultural Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources
Human Resources Policy, Development and Management
Natural Resources Policy and Management
Development and Economic Sciences
Institutional and Infrastructural Resources
Technology, Information and Systems Management Resources
Area Studies(Regional Sustainable Development Reviews)




 
Energy Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources

Earth’s available energy and the Sustainable Development of Support System
Basic Laws and Principles of Quantum Electromagnetism
Energy, Culture and Standered of Life
Natural and Additional Energy
Some Issues in Energy Policy and Planning
Energy Planning Methodologies and Tools
An Outlook on Nuclear Energy in the World
Energy Planning and Policies for Sustainable Development: Toward a new Paradigm
The Limits of Energy Policy Making
Price and Income Elasticities of Demand for Energy
Energy Supply: are we running out of Energy
Energy, Sources, Utilization and Economic Development
Impact of The Promotion of renewable energy in the world’s Electric Sector
Impacts of Reducing Use of Carbon Fuels
Nuclear Energy
Energy Policies and National Economic Development
Impact of Energy Taxes and Subsidies
Energy Science: Conversion and Systems
Energy, Creativity and Sustainable Growth
Renewable Energy Sources
Renewable Energy Sources: An Unavoidable Requirement for the Future
Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion and the Utilization of Deep Ocean Water
Exergy Analysis of Thermal Processes and Systems with Ecological Applications
Exergetics
Energy Planning
Coal, Oil Shale, Natural Bitumen, Heavy Oil, and Peat
Coal Geology and Geochemistry
The Origin of Coal and World Reserves
Coal Exploration and Mining
Coal Geology
Classification of Coal
Organic and Inorganic Geochemistry of Coal
Mineral Matter in Coal
Coal Technology I
Coal Structure and Properties
Preparation and Transportation of Coal
Clean Coal Technology
Desulfurization of Coal
Environmental Problems Arising from Coal Handling and Processing
Coal Technology (II)
Coal Combustion and Combustion Products
Thermal Decomposition of Coal
Carbonization of Coal
Coal Gasification
Liquefaction of Coal
Oil Shale
Origin and Resources of World Oil Shale Deposits
Mining of Oil Shale
Extraction of Oil Shale: Surface and In Situ Retorting
The Chemistry of Shale Oil and Its Refining
Chemicals and Other Products from Shale Oil
Environmental Impacts of Oil Shale and Pollution Control Technologies
Natural Bitumen (Tar Sands) and Heavy Oil
Geology of Natural Bitumen and Heavy Oil Resources
Chemistry and Physics of Natural Bitumen and Heavy Oil
Geology and Mineralogy of Natural Bitumen and Heavy Oil Reservoirs
Mining Technology for Natural Bitumen and Heavy Oil
Extraction Technologies for Natural Bitumen and Heavy Oil
Upgrading and Refining of Natural Bitumen and Heavy Oil
Peat and Peatlands
Classification of Peat and Peatland
Conditions of Peat Formation
Physical and Chemical Properties of Peat
The Global Distribution of Peat
Cutting and Processing of Peat
Environmentally-Friendly Alternatives to Peat
Environmental and Ecological Aspects of Peat Cutting and Removal
Oil and Natural Gas
The Reliability Of Oil And Gas Reserves Data
Fundamentals of Nuclear Energy
Nuclear Physics
Nuclear Interactions
Nuclear Reactor Theory
Nuclear Reactor Design
Nuclear Reactor Kinetics
Reactivity Changes
Nuclear Power Plants
Pressurized Water Reactors
Boiling Water Reactors
Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors
Heavy Water Light Water Reactors
Advanced Gas Cooled Reactors
Light Water Graphite Reactors
High Temperature Gas Cooled Reactors -
Pebble Bed Modular Reactor
Radioactive Wastes, Origins, Classification And Management
Nuclear Reactor Overview And Reactor Cycles
The Nuclear Reactor Closed Cycle
Safety Of Boiling Water Reactors
Supercritical Water-Cooled Nuclear Reactors: Review And Status
The Gas-Turbine Modular Helium Reactor
Application Of Risk Assessment To Nuclear Power Plants
Production And Recycling Resources For Nuclear Fission
Direct Solar Energy
Solar Drying - A Technology For Sustainable Agriculture And Food Production
Renewable energy sources Charged with Energy from the Sun and Originated from Earth-moon Interaction
Energy from Biomass
Direct Combustion of Biomass
Thermochemical Conversion of Biomass
Wind Energy
General Characteristics and Meteorology of Wind
Fundamentals of Energy Extraction from Wind
Wind Mills with Horizontal and Vertical Shaft
Wind Installation for Water Pumping, Autonomous and Grid-Connected Power Production
Economics of Wind Installations
Wind Installation and the Environment
Natural Temperature Differences as an Energy Source
Temperature Differences in the Ocean at Low Latitude and Between Sea or River Water and Air at High Latitudes
Schemes and Cycles for Ocean Temperature Differences Utilization
Schemes and Cycles of Air/Water Temperature Differences Utilization
Economics of Natural Temperature Differences Utilization
Environmental Issues of Natural Temperature Differences Utilization
Wave Energy
Wave Motion Physics and Energy Potential
Principles of Wind Wave Energy Extraction
Proposed Systems for Wave Energy Conversion
Economics of Wave Power Production
Environmental Aspects of Wave Power
Tidal Energy
Characteristics of Tidal Energy
Historical Sketch, Perspective and Classification of TPP Schemes
Specific Features of Tidal Power Plants
Tidal Power Plant Equipment
Environmental Protection and Social Aspects of Tidal Energy
Economic Aspects of Tidal Energy
Future of Tidal Power
Wave Energy Converters
Thermal Power Plants
Power Plant Technology
Power Plant Combustion Theory
Nuclear Reactor Theory
Thermal Fluid Theory
Thermodynamic Theory
Power Plant Steam Cycle Theory
Exergy Analysis
Power Plant Materials
Condition Assessment and Life Extension
Production of Steam
Fossil Fuel Fired Boiler Plant Configuration
Fossil Fuel Handling
Fossil Fuel Combustion Systems
Fossil Fuel Fired Boiler Water-Steam System
Fossil Fuel Fired Boiler Air and Gas Path
Fossil Fuel Waste Product Handling
Fossil Fuel Plant Materials and Chemistry
Nuclear Reactor Configuration
Nuclear Reactor heat removal
Nuclear Reactor Steam Generation
Nuclear Reactor Materials and Chemistry
Production of Power
Steam Turbine Configuration
Steam Turbine Impulse and Reaction Blading
Steam Turbine Components and Systems
Steam Turbine Steam System
Steam Turbine Operational Aspects
Air-Cooled Heat Exchangers and Cooling Towers
Gas Turbine Fundamentals
Gas Turbines For Electric Power Generation
Fundamentals of Electric Power Generation
The Economic Feasibility Of A High Efficiency Gas Turbine Cogeneration Option With A Hybrid MSF/RO Desalination
Thermal to Mechanical Energy Conversion Engines and Requirements
Combustion Process and Combustion Products for Different Organic Fuels. Emission Problem
Heat Transfer in Engines
Fundamentals of the Heat Transfer Theory
Thermal Protection of Power Plants
Heat Exchange Apparatus
Heat Transfer Enhancement
Thermodynamic Cycles of Reciprocating and Rotary Engines
Thermodynamic Cycles of Power and Transport Gas Turbine Engines
Thermodynamic Cycles of Aviation Gas-Turbine Engines
Thermodynamic Cycles of Direct and Pulsed-Propulsion Engines
Thermodynamic Cycles of Rocket Engines
Noise Problems
Piston Internal Combustion Engines
Stirling Engine
Gas Turbine Engines for Marine and Road Transport
Gas Turbine and Wind Turbine Engines for Power Stations
Gas Turbine and Wind Turbine Engines for Mechanical Drives
Supersonic Aircraft Engines
Liquid Propollant Rocket Engines
Solid Propellant Rocket Engines
Periodic-Combustion Gas Turbine Engines (Units)
The Hydro-Reacting Marine Solid Fuel Rocket Engines
Turbines
Compressors
Combustor Chambers
Piston Groups
Reduction Gears
Nozzles of Air-Breathing Turbojets
Control and Fuel Feed Systems
Lubrication Systems
Heat Exchangers
Composite Materials In Wind Energy Technology
Energy Carriers and Conversion Systems with Emphasis on Hydrogen
Preliminaries of Hydrogen Energy Systems
Physical and Chemical Properties of Hydrogen
Statistics on Hydrogen Production and Consumption
International Programs
Cultural Development and the Key Technologies of Hydrogen Energy Systems - An Introductory Review for the Beginners
Hydrogen Production from Fossil Fuels
Hydrogen Production from Water
Thermodynamics of Water Splitting
Alkaline Water Electrolysis
SPE Water Electrolysis and Steam Electrolysis
Photovoltaic Cell – Water Electrolysis System
Innovative Hydrogen Production from Water
Thermochemical Cycles
Thermolysis
Photochemical and Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting
Hydrogen from Biomass (1)
Hydrogen From Biomass (2)
Hydrogen Separation and Handling
Separation and Purification of Hydrogen
Hydrogen and Natural Gas Mixture
Handling and Safety of Hydrogen
Hydrogen As A Transport Fuel : Past and Present Usage
Vehicles with Hydrogen-Air Fuel Cells
Some Information On The Hydrogen Combustion Process And Rocket Propulsion Systems
Hydrogen Storage
Pressurized Hydrogen Storage
Hydrogen Storage by Chemical Hydrides
Hydrogen Storage by Glass Microspheres and Others
Hydrogen Liquefaction
Liquid – Hydrogen Storage
Hydrogen Transportation
Transportation of Hydrogen by Pipeline
Batch-Systems of Hydrogen Transportation
Ocean Transportation of Hydrogen
Ammonia Energy System
Alcohol Energy Systems
Metal Hybrides
Physics of Metal Hydrides
Kinds and Characteristics of Hydrogen Storage Alloy
Metal Hydride Air-Conditioning
Metal Hydride Batteries
Other Applications (Actuator, Hydrogen Purification, and Isotope Separation)
Fuel Cell Systems
Electrochemistry of Fuel Cell
Reforming Systems for Fuel Cells
Alkaline Fuel Cells
Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells
Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cells
Molten Carbonate Fuel Cells
Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
Potential Applications of Fuel Cells
Energy Storage
Rationale of Energy Storage and Supply/Demand Matching
Storage of Thermal Energy
Storage of Sensible Heat
Storage of Thermal Energy by Change of Phase
Bond Energy
Mechanical Energy Storage
Compressed Air Energy Storage
Pumped Water Energy Storage
Flywheels and Super-Fly Wheels
Storage of Electrical Energy
Batteries and Their Chemistry
Superconducting Inductive Coils
Capacitive Storage
Spinning Reserves
Storage of Chemical Energy and Nuclear Materials
Storage of Hydrogen
Storage of Fossil Fuels (Gaseous and Liquid)
Storage of Coal: Problems and Precautions
Storage of Radioactive Materials
Energy Transportation
Processing of Primary and Secondary Fuels: Perspective on Petroleum Refining
History of Electric Energy Systems and New Evolution
Electrical Power Generation
Components and Substations for Electrical Transmission and Distribution Systems
Electric Power Transmission
Transmission And Interconnection Networks
Nikola Tesla and the Global Problems of Mankind
Air-Conditioning: Energy Consumption and Environmental Quality
Systems and Equipment for Space Heating
Temperature and Humidity Conditions for Premises and Buildings
Co- Generation
District Heating
Low Capacity Space Heating Systems
Heat Pumps for Space Heating
Ventilation Systems
Indoor Air Quality
Natural Ventilation
Mechanical Ventilation and Equipment
Space Loads and Energy Conservation
Filters and Maintenance
Temperature and Humidity Balance of Premises
Refrigeration and Cryogenic Systems
Efficient Use and Conservation of Energy
Efficient Use and Conservation of Energy in the Industrial Sector
Efficient Use of Electricity in Process Operation
Efficient Use of Fossil Fuels in Process Operation
Energy Efficiently in Specific Industrial Segments
Total Plant Energy Efficiency
Efficient Use and Conservation of Energy in Buildings
Efficient Use of Lighting in Buildings
Efficient Use of Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning Systems in Buildings
Building Envelope Efficiency Measures
Efficient Use and Conservation of Energy in the Transportation Sector
Energy Efficiency in Freight Transportation
Energy Efficiency in Mass Transit Systems
Energy Efficiency in Passenger Cars and Light Trucks
Efficient Use and Conservation of Energy in the Agricultural Sector
Energy Efficiency in Pumping and Irrigation Systems
Energy Efficiency in Agricultural Equipment
Energy Efficiency in Fertilizer Production and Use
Using Demand-Side Management to Select Energy Efficient Technologies and Programs
Efficient Use of Electricity Through Demand-Side Management
Deciding Which Demand-Side Management Activities to Pursue
Market Implementation Methods
Evaluation and Selection of Demand-Side Management Programs in the Commercial Sector
Exergy, Energy System Analysis and Optimization
Exergy and Thermodynamic Analysis
Basic Exergy Concepts
Exergy Balance and Exergetic Efficiency
Exergy Analysis of Simple Processes
Strengths and Limitations of Exergy Analysis
Energetic and Exergetic Analysis of Complex Systems
Graphic Exergy Analysis
Pinch Analysis
Process Integration and Improvement
Thermoeconomic Analysis
The Thermodynamic Process of Cost Formation
Symbolic Thermoeconomic Analysis of Energy Systems
Structural Theory of Thermoeconomics
Functional Analysis
Cost Functions of Components for Optimal System Design
Application of Thermoeconomics to Operation Diagnosis of Energy Plants
Application of Thermoeconomics to the Design and Synthesis of Energy Plants
Modeling, Simulation and Optimization in Energy Systems
Modeling and Simulation Methods
Design and Off-Design Simulation of Complex Energy Systems
Optimization Methods for Energy Systems
Operation Optimization of Energy Systems
Design and Synthesis Optimization of Energy Systems
Design Optimization of Power and Cogeneration Systems
Electrical Network Optimization
District Heating Networks Calculation and Optimization
Petroleum Pipeline Network Optimization
Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems in Energy Systems Analysis
Artificial Intelligence And Energy Systems: Scope And Definitions
Expert Systems and Knowledge Acquisition
Present Applications of Artificial Intelligence to Energy Systems
Artificial Intelligence in Component Design
Artificial Intelligence in Progress Design
Sustainability Considerations in the Modeling of Energy Systems
Life-Cycle, Environmental and Social Considerations – Sustainability
Static and Dynamic Pollution and Resource Related Indices
Analysis and Optimization of Energy Systems with Sustainability Considerations
Global Implications of the Second Law of Thermodynamics
National Exergy Accounting of Natural Resources
Global Exergy Accounting of Natural Resources
Energy Policy
Energy Security: Past Accomplishments, Emerging Challenges
Energy Resources Assessment
Energy Demand and Supply Elasticities
Projecting Energy Trends into the 21st Century
Energy Markets and Pricing Policies
Economic Instruments
Energy - Economy Interactions
Energy Planning and Management : Methodologies and Tools
Government Energy Policy in a Global Context
Energy Policy and Economic Development: Challenges and Responses
Energy Efficiency and Energy Policy
The Changing Role of Fuel Switching : Implications for Energy Policy and Analysis
Strategies for the Adoption of Renewable Energy Technology
The Role of Nuclear Energy in World Energy Policies
The Switch to Less Energy – Intensive Industry
Impacts of Energy Taxes and Subsidies
Impacts of Carbon Taxes
Numerical heat Transfer And Other Transport Phenomena And Modeling Approaches With Respect to Chemical Reactions in Fuel Cells
Solar Energy and Photochemical Energy Systems
Solar Radiation Energy (Fundamentals)
Photovoltaics
Low Temperature Solar Collectors
Medium Temperature Solar Concentrators (Parabolic-Troughs Collectors)
High Temperature Solar Concentrators  
Solar Ponds
Solar Irradiation and TiO2 Render Materials Self-Cleaning
Photosynthetic Microorganisms and Valuable Products
Elaboration and Testing of Materials Using Concentrated Solar Energy
Solar Distillation
Solar Photochemistry
Photochemical Conversion of Solar Energy
Solar Photocatalysis and Water Treatment: Detoxification and Disinfection
Solar Photochemistry Technology
Solar Photochemistry Applications
Research and Environmental Issues in the 1990S
Mathematical Models of Solar Energy Conversion Systems
Multiple Effect Distillation of Seawater Water Using Solar Energy – The Case Of Abu Dhabi Solar Desalination Plant
Solar Irradiation Fundamentals
Modeling and Design of Solar Energy Systems Including Solar Economics
Solar Energy, Power Generation and Desalination Systems
Solar Updraft Power Plant Technology: Basic Concepts And Structural Designsolar
Renewable Energy Potential In The Arab Region
Water Desalination by Humidification and Dehumidification of Air, Seawater Greenhouse Process
Wind and Solar Renewable Energy Potential Resources Estimation
Fluid Mechanics and Multiphase Flow in Pipelines
Phase Behavior in Petroleum Fluids: A Detailed Descriptive and Illustrative Account with Emphasis on Heavy Organics
Surface Petroleum Operations
Natural Gas Storage Engineering
Gases to Liquids (GTL)
Natural Gas Processing
Automotive Fossil Fuels: Characteristics, Evolution and Environmental Constraints
Analytical Methods And Techniques Applied To Crude Oil And Petroleum Products
Petrochemicals
Environmental Impacts Of The Oil Industry
A Modern Survey of World Oil: Realities and Delusions
Relation Between Biofuels Versus Fossil Fuels
Future Technology In Heavy Oil Processing
Petroleum: Chemistry, Refining, Fuels and Petrochemicals - Basics
Petroleum : Chemistry, Refining, Fuels and Petrochemicals –Refining
Petroleum: Chemistry, Refining, Fuels and Petrochemicals - Product Treating
Petroleum: Chemistry, Refining, Fuels and Petrochemicals – Petrochemicals
Petroleum: Chemistry, Refining, Fuels and Petrochemicals - Petroleum Products
Pipeline Engineering
Pipeline Operations
Steel and Pipe Mill Techology
Pipeline Structural Integrity
Pipeline System Automation and Control
Pump and Compressor Operation
Pipeline Geotechnical Engineering
Environmental Conservation Practices for Pipelines
The petroleum industry: exploration and production of hydrocarbons
Geophysical Prospecting:Dynamic Reservoir Characterization and Time-Lapse Multicomponent Seismology for Reservoir Monitoring
Petroleum Geochemistry
Petrophysics and Reservoir Characteristics
The Role Of Well Logging In Formation Evaluation
Drilling Engineering
Horizontal And Multilateral Well Technology
Artificial Lift
Enhanced Oil Recovery Using Aqueous Phase Chemicals, Miscible Gas Injection, And Thermal Means
Mathematical Modeling Of Petroleum Extraction Processes
Reservoir Simulation
Offshore Drilling and Production
Petroleum Economics
Environmental Aspects Of Oil And Gas Production
Hydrogeology Of Petroleum Engineering
History of Petroleum and Petroleum Engineering
Hydrates Of Natural Gas




© Copyright 2002-2011 Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems.
|  Terms of Use & Disclaimer  |   Privacy Policy  |

TO ACCESS ALL THE CHAPTERS OF THE EOLSS
Please Register for Limited Free Trial Access at:
http://www.eolss.net/Eolss-SampleAllChapter.aspx


For Recent EOLSS Publications of e-Books and Print Volumes Visit