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Technology By Andreas Sofroniou
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This book is extensively dealing with Technology and Applied Sciences. It covers the first technologies; irrigation systems, road networks and wheeled vehicles, a pictographic form of writing and... More > building techniques. It carries on with the 19th century sciences and new technologies, such as the telegraph, the telephone, electricity generation and photography. It continues into the 20th century with advances in the natural sciences, including radio and television, sound recording and reproduction, synthetic fibres, pharmaceutical products, nuclear power, and the development of the computer and information technology, as a new technological revolution. It also covers; pollution, depletion of energy resources, renewable energy sources such as solar and wind power, the recycling of raw materials, conservation of energy, and about people who in recent years sought to develop appropriate technologies, using local materials and techniques, in partnership with the indigenous peoples.< Less
P.T.A.H. TECHNOLOGY: Engineering Applications of African Sciences By African Creation Energy
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The purpose of the book entitled “P.T.A.H. Technology” is to show the fact that modern scientific concepts related to electricity and power are African in origin; To provide the reader... More > with experiments to obtain first hand experience as evidence of the concepts presented in practical application; To RE-Engineer, restore, reclaim, and re-new African Scientific and Engineering concepts; To empower the reader by providing knowledge on how to use the Natural Resources of the Earth to Create Electricity, Energy, and Power. This book is an introductory educational tool for a long term goal and mission of growing, cultivating, nurturing, and promoting African Creativity, and Ingenuity to develop, engineer, innovate, invent, and create any structures, devices, or systems needed. The importance of Technology is emphasized in this book to provide Motivation, inspiration, revelations, and Insight into the Ancient African creative process of developing Technology in accordance with Nature.< Less
Renewable Energy Technologies for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises By Strategic Sustainability Consulting
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Megatrends for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy By Michael F. Hordeski
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What are the major developments and trends which are emerging and evolving to set the course for meeting the growing energy needs of the modern world? This comprehensive book explores this... More > compelling and complex topic, examining the driving and often competing forces which come into play as we move forward. Currently 85% of the world's energy systems are powered by coal, oil and other fossil fuels. However, as growing concern for the climate crisis and carbon emissions move to the forefront, while simultaneously it becomes clear that the end of cheap oil is in sight, the need for increased emphasis on both energy efficiency and alternative sources of energy can no longer be ignored. The author provides an overview of the ongoing energy mix evolution, current technology and alternative fuel developments, sustainable building trends, evolving energy efficiency practices, and more.< Less
Intuition Technology By John Living
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An ‘in-depth’ look at understanding ourselves and how we operate in our Energetic Environment - with an extended examination of our own Energy Bodies, including the effect and Healing... More > (with the aid of Angelic Forces) of problems in our Energy Bodies that cause illness . How our Heart-Mind-Brain team works with our nervous-muscular system to signal responses. Magnifying these signals and amplifying our ‘Power of Thought’ to achieve miraculous results by using tools - a skill known as Dowsing. Using our Intuition and ‘Power of Thought’ to make Energetic Medicines and achieve Good Health without side-effects ! Make your own 'Radionics Machine' and other ways to do Healing at a distance without any chance of harm. Be Guided by your Intuition and succeed !< Less
Clean Energy Exercises By Robert Larsson
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These Clean Energy Exercises are designed to be a laboratory component of a four crediit general education science class. These labs are a survey of current energy resources and possibilities for... More > the future such as solar energy, geothermal energy, tidal energy and energy from nuclear fision. Students will learn to examine methods of energy production, efficiency of energy usage, and the economic, environmental, political, social and aesthetic implications of energy production by various methods. Topics include energy, electricity, biofuels, wind energy, hydroelectric power, solar power, and the human and environmental effects of energy use. Only a basic high school background in mathematics, chemistry, and physics is necessary. Calculations, when necessary, are explained in detail.< Less
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In a world with increasingly constrained resources, energy captures top management attention. Using language that is accessible to as many readers as possible, "The Industrial Energy... More > Harvest" explains the connection between energy and business performance. Corporate leaders, production managers, machine operators, policy advocates, and technology providers will all learn how day-to-day choices relate to the risks and rewards of energy use. Short, punchy chapters explain how energy is invested, preserved, and ultimately positioned to create wealth. Hard-nosed business leaders should appreciate the section with examples that show a strong financial case for energy improvements, including the save-or-buy criterion, the economic penalty for "doing nothing," the break-even cost, and the budget for supporting design and analysis work. "The Industrial Energy Harvest" makes the challenges and opportunities of energy use accessible to all readers that have a stake in industrial competitiveness.< Less
Wind Energy Handbook By Steve Stamatiadis
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The second edition of theWind Energy Handbook seeks to reflect the evolution of design rules and the principal innovations in the technology that have taken place in the ten years since the first... More > edition was published. A major new direction in wind energy development in this period has been the expansion offshore and so the opportunity has been taken to add a new chapter on offshore wind turbines and wind farms. The offshore chapter begins with a survey of the present state of offshore wind farm development, before consideration of resource assessment and array losses. Thenwave loading on support structures is examined in depth, including a summary of the combinations of wind and wave loading specified in the load cases of the IEC standard and descriptions of applicable wave theories. Linear (Airy) wave theory and Dean stream function theory are explained, together with their translation into wave loadings by means of Morison’s equation. Diffraction and breaking wave theories are also covered.< Less
The world of positive energy By John Baselmans
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This book opens the world behind the world in which we live. It is not what we see but what we do, how we live and act. It's about an energy that is easy to pick up and use: It is merely a matter of... More > believing. This book helps you retrieve what you have lost. It will guide you back onto the right track. By reading this book, you may be able to see the ‘big picture’ of your life. Your eyes will be opened and you will see that everything you need is free and right there. The world of energy will make a decisive difference for your future life. We expect technology, science and computers to give us a good, pleasant and healthy life. But in spite of all our knowledge, we are moving away from our ‘core’. The connection with our core is fading. We appear blind and totally dependent on a system. A system that is completely lost. An introduction with a wink to the new world.< Less
Green Technology Strategies By Tom Worthington
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Green Technology Strategies is about how to use computers and telecommunications in a way which maximises positive environmental benefit, with minimum energy and materials use. The book is designed... More > to be used with an online course for professionals, using mentored and collaborative learning techniques. Courses are offered in the Computer Professional Education Program of the Australian Computer Society (ACS), postgraduate program of Open Universities Australia and the Graduate Studies Select program of the Australian National University (ANU). Learn how to: - Estimate the carbon footprint of the ICT operations of an organisation, - Assess ways to reduce the carbon footprint of an organisation, by changes to polices for procurement of ICT, changes to the ICT operations and revising business processes.< Less