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Energy Engineering : Proceedings of CAETS 2015 Convocation on Pathways to Sustainability.

By: Raghavan, K.V.
Contributor(s): Ghosh, Purnendu.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Singapore : Springer Singapore, 2016Copyright date: ©2017Description: 1 online resource (187 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9789811031021.Subject(s): Power resourcesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Energy Engineering : Proceedings of CAETS 2015 Convocation on Pathways to SustainabilityDDC classification: 620 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Foreword -- Preface -- Preamble -- Recommendations -- Contents -- About the Editors -- 1 Low Carbon Pathways for India and the World -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Non-fossil Energy -- 3 Solar Energy -- 4 Nuclear Energy -- 5 Role of Solar and Nuclear Energy as Primary Energy -- 6 Concluding Remarks -- References -- 2 Fuel Cell Technologies for Defence Applications -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Potential Defence Applications -- 2.1 Soldier Power -- 2.2 Auxiliary Power Units (APU) -- 2.3 Distributed Power Generation -- 2.4 Autonomous Systems -- 2.5 Fuel Cells on Battle Ships -- 2.6 Air Independent Propulsion System (AIP) -- 2.6.1 Weight and Volume Constraints -- 2.6.2 Constraints in Equipment Sizing and Lay Out -- 2.6.3 Platform Safety Concerns -- 3 Concluding Remarks -- References -- 3 Wind Energy for Buildings and Transport Sectors -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Wind Energy for Building Sector -- 2.1 Wind Energy Scenario in India -- 2.2 Small Scale Wind Turbines -- 2.3 Transportation Sector -- 2.4 Wind Generated Hydrogen as an Energy Resource Carrier -- 2.5 Challenges and Road Ahead for Growth -- 3 Summary and Conclusions -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 4 Waste to Biohydrogen: Addressing Sustainability with Biorefinery -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Genesis of Biological H2 Production -- 3 Biohydrogenesis-Dark-Fermentative Acidogenic Process -- 4 Waste and Biohydrogen: A Partnership for Sustainable Future -- 5 Biocatalyst -- 6 Factors Influencing Acidogenic H2 Production -- 7 Waste Biorefinery Approach-Frugal Engineering -- 8 Conclusions -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 5 Indian Advances in Fast Breeder Nuclear Reactor Engineering -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Technical Details of PFBR -- 3 Reactor Engineering Aspects of SFR -- 4 Material Choice and Issue -- 5 Reactor Design: Challenges and Achievements.
6 Technological Challenges -- 6.1 Specific Features of SFR Components W.R.T Manufacturing and Erection -- 6.2 Manufacturing of Thin Shell Structures -- 6.3 Manufacture of Large Diameter Grid Plate -- 6.4 Manufacturing of Steam Generators (SG) -- 6.5 In-Service Inspection (ISI) of Main Vessel -- 6.6 Lessons Learned from Manufacture of PFBR Components -- 7 Current Status of PFBR Project -- Acknowledgments -- 6 China's Long Road to the High-Efficiency, Clean and Low-Carbon Energy Transition -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 China's Energy Policies and Energy Revolution Strategies -- 3 Comprehensive Measures and Solutions for the Energy Transition -- 4 High-Efficiency, Clean and Low-Carbon Coal Utilization -- 5 Conclusions -- References -- 7 The Possible Rate of Transition to Lower-Carbon Housing -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 The Present Situation -- 3 Future Prospects -- 4 Business-As-Usual Energy Demands to 2050 -- 5 A Lower Carbon World by 2050? -- 6 Discussion and Conclusions -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 8 Solar Cells: Materials Beyond Silicon -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Materials Beyond Silicon -- 2.1 Conjugated Organics -- 2.2 Nanostructured Materials -- 2.3 Oxides -- 2.4 Perovskites -- 3 Conclusions -- Acknowledgements -- References -- 9 Nano-Bio-Photonics: Integrating Technologies to Meet Challenges in Energy, Mobility and Healthcare -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Nature-Inspired Nano-Bio-Photonic Applications -- 3 Conclusions -- References -- 10 Carbon Dioxide to Energy: Killing Two Birds with One Stone -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Current Technological Approach for CO2 Utilization -- 2.1 Plasma-Based Technologies for Carbon Dioxide Utilization -- 2.2 Chemical and Biochemical Technologies for Carbon Dioxide Utilization -- 2.3 Electrochemical and Photochemical Technologies for Carbon Dioxide Utilization.
3 Technical Challenges and Improvements of CO2 Utilization Technologies -- 4 Conclusions and Perspectives -- References -- 11 Multi Scale Optimization of Building Energy -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Context -- 3 Optimization to Solve Energy Management Problem -- 4 Optimization to Learn Building Behavior -- 5 Other Considerations Related to Building Energy Management -- 6 Conclusions and Future Works -- References -- 12 Emerging Construction Materials for Energy Infrastructure -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Infrastructures for Energy -- 2.1 Fossil Fuels-Coal, Crude Oil and Natural Gas -- 2.2 Hydroelectric Energy -- 2.3 Nuclear Energy -- 2.4 Solar Energy -- 2.5 Wind Energy -- 2.6 Geothermal Energy -- 2.7 Transmission Lines -- 3 Materials for Energy Infrastructure -- 3.1 Conventional Construction Materials -- 3.1.1 High Performance Concrete -- 3.1.2 High Performance Steel -- 3.1.3 Wood Composites -- 3.2 Specialized Materials -- 3.2.1 Fiber Polymer Composites -- 3.2.2 Shape Memory Alloys -- 3.2.3 Phase-Change Materials -- 4 Research Needs -- 5 Summary -- References -- 13 Energy Efficient Power Generation and Water Management Through Membrane Technology -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 1.1 Experimental -- 1.1.1 Fuel Cells -- 1.1.2 Wastewater Treatment -- 1.1.3 Drinking Water Purification -- 2 Result and Discussion -- 2.1 Fuel Cells -- 2.2 Wastewater Treatment -- 2.3 Drinking Water Purification -- 3 Conclusions -- References -- 14 Transition to Lower Carbon Energy Regime: Engineering Challenges in Building and Transportation Sectors -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Energy and Emissions and Their Reduction Potential in Building Sector -- 3 Alternative Energy Sourcing for Building and Transportation Sectors -- 4 Energy Classification, Ratings and Measurements in Buildings -- 5 Technology and Engineering Options for Efficient Buildings.
6 Energy and Emission Reduction Potential in Transportation Sector -- 7 Energy/Emission Ratings for Transportation Sector -- 8 Technology and Engineering Options for the Energy Efficient Transportation -- 8.1 Road Transport -- 8.2 Rail Transport -- 8.3 Air Transport -- 8.4 Marine Transport -- 9 New Materials for Transportation Sector -- 10 Summary -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 15 Energy Options and Scenarios for Transitioning to a Lower Carbon Economy: An Indian Perspective -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Bio-based Routes to Fuels and Chemicals -- 2.1 Surplus Agri-residue to Hydrocarbons -- 2.2 Jatropha Based Biodiesel -- 2.3 Algae to Ethanol and Hydrocarbons -- 3 Global Outlook for a Bio-based Low Carbon Economy -- 4 Looking Forward -- References -- 16 Mixed Culture Chain Elongation (MCCE)-A Novel Biotechnology for Renewable Biochemical Production from Organic Residual Streams -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Result, State-of-Art and Conclusion -- References -- 17 Bio-energy and Bio-refinery: Advances and Applications -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- References -- 18 Sulfonated Polyethersulfone/Torlon Blend Membrane Incorporated with Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes for Energy Production from Kitchen Wastewater Using Microbial Fuel Cell -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Experimental Results -- 3 Conclusions -- References -- 19 Development of Sulfonated Polyethersulfone/Matrimid Acid-Base Blend Membrane for Energy Production Through Fuel Cells -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Experimental Results -- 3 Conclusions -- References -- 20 Adaption of a Green Technology (Friction Stir Welding) to Join Fusion Energy Materials -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Experimental Result -- 2.1 Experimental Procedure -- 2.2 Results and Discussion -- 3 Conclusions -- References -- 21 Advanced Materials for Indian Future Nuclear Energy Systems -- Abstract.
1 Introduction -- 2 Mechanical Behavior of Structural Materials -- 3 Conclusions -- Reference -- 22 Mitigating Embrittlement in Structural Steels of Power Plants by Grain Boundary Engineering -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Experiments -- 3 Results -- 4 Conclusion -- Reference -- Author Index.
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Foreword -- Preface -- Preamble -- Recommendations -- Contents -- About the Editors -- 1 Low Carbon Pathways for India and the World -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Non-fossil Energy -- 3 Solar Energy -- 4 Nuclear Energy -- 5 Role of Solar and Nuclear Energy as Primary Energy -- 6 Concluding Remarks -- References -- 2 Fuel Cell Technologies for Defence Applications -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Potential Defence Applications -- 2.1 Soldier Power -- 2.2 Auxiliary Power Units (APU) -- 2.3 Distributed Power Generation -- 2.4 Autonomous Systems -- 2.5 Fuel Cells on Battle Ships -- 2.6 Air Independent Propulsion System (AIP) -- 2.6.1 Weight and Volume Constraints -- 2.6.2 Constraints in Equipment Sizing and Lay Out -- 2.6.3 Platform Safety Concerns -- 3 Concluding Remarks -- References -- 3 Wind Energy for Buildings and Transport Sectors -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Wind Energy for Building Sector -- 2.1 Wind Energy Scenario in India -- 2.2 Small Scale Wind Turbines -- 2.3 Transportation Sector -- 2.4 Wind Generated Hydrogen as an Energy Resource Carrier -- 2.5 Challenges and Road Ahead for Growth -- 3 Summary and Conclusions -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 4 Waste to Biohydrogen: Addressing Sustainability with Biorefinery -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Genesis of Biological H2 Production -- 3 Biohydrogenesis-Dark-Fermentative Acidogenic Process -- 4 Waste and Biohydrogen: A Partnership for Sustainable Future -- 5 Biocatalyst -- 6 Factors Influencing Acidogenic H2 Production -- 7 Waste Biorefinery Approach-Frugal Engineering -- 8 Conclusions -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 5 Indian Advances in Fast Breeder Nuclear Reactor Engineering -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Technical Details of PFBR -- 3 Reactor Engineering Aspects of SFR -- 4 Material Choice and Issue -- 5 Reactor Design: Challenges and Achievements.

6 Technological Challenges -- 6.1 Specific Features of SFR Components W.R.T Manufacturing and Erection -- 6.2 Manufacturing of Thin Shell Structures -- 6.3 Manufacture of Large Diameter Grid Plate -- 6.4 Manufacturing of Steam Generators (SG) -- 6.5 In-Service Inspection (ISI) of Main Vessel -- 6.6 Lessons Learned from Manufacture of PFBR Components -- 7 Current Status of PFBR Project -- Acknowledgments -- 6 China's Long Road to the High-Efficiency, Clean and Low-Carbon Energy Transition -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 China's Energy Policies and Energy Revolution Strategies -- 3 Comprehensive Measures and Solutions for the Energy Transition -- 4 High-Efficiency, Clean and Low-Carbon Coal Utilization -- 5 Conclusions -- References -- 7 The Possible Rate of Transition to Lower-Carbon Housing -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 The Present Situation -- 3 Future Prospects -- 4 Business-As-Usual Energy Demands to 2050 -- 5 A Lower Carbon World by 2050? -- 6 Discussion and Conclusions -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 8 Solar Cells: Materials Beyond Silicon -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Materials Beyond Silicon -- 2.1 Conjugated Organics -- 2.2 Nanostructured Materials -- 2.3 Oxides -- 2.4 Perovskites -- 3 Conclusions -- Acknowledgements -- References -- 9 Nano-Bio-Photonics: Integrating Technologies to Meet Challenges in Energy, Mobility and Healthcare -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Nature-Inspired Nano-Bio-Photonic Applications -- 3 Conclusions -- References -- 10 Carbon Dioxide to Energy: Killing Two Birds with One Stone -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Current Technological Approach for CO2 Utilization -- 2.1 Plasma-Based Technologies for Carbon Dioxide Utilization -- 2.2 Chemical and Biochemical Technologies for Carbon Dioxide Utilization -- 2.3 Electrochemical and Photochemical Technologies for Carbon Dioxide Utilization.

3 Technical Challenges and Improvements of CO2 Utilization Technologies -- 4 Conclusions and Perspectives -- References -- 11 Multi Scale Optimization of Building Energy -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Context -- 3 Optimization to Solve Energy Management Problem -- 4 Optimization to Learn Building Behavior -- 5 Other Considerations Related to Building Energy Management -- 6 Conclusions and Future Works -- References -- 12 Emerging Construction Materials for Energy Infrastructure -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Infrastructures for Energy -- 2.1 Fossil Fuels-Coal, Crude Oil and Natural Gas -- 2.2 Hydroelectric Energy -- 2.3 Nuclear Energy -- 2.4 Solar Energy -- 2.5 Wind Energy -- 2.6 Geothermal Energy -- 2.7 Transmission Lines -- 3 Materials for Energy Infrastructure -- 3.1 Conventional Construction Materials -- 3.1.1 High Performance Concrete -- 3.1.2 High Performance Steel -- 3.1.3 Wood Composites -- 3.2 Specialized Materials -- 3.2.1 Fiber Polymer Composites -- 3.2.2 Shape Memory Alloys -- 3.2.3 Phase-Change Materials -- 4 Research Needs -- 5 Summary -- References -- 13 Energy Efficient Power Generation and Water Management Through Membrane Technology -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 1.1 Experimental -- 1.1.1 Fuel Cells -- 1.1.2 Wastewater Treatment -- 1.1.3 Drinking Water Purification -- 2 Result and Discussion -- 2.1 Fuel Cells -- 2.2 Wastewater Treatment -- 2.3 Drinking Water Purification -- 3 Conclusions -- References -- 14 Transition to Lower Carbon Energy Regime: Engineering Challenges in Building and Transportation Sectors -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Energy and Emissions and Their Reduction Potential in Building Sector -- 3 Alternative Energy Sourcing for Building and Transportation Sectors -- 4 Energy Classification, Ratings and Measurements in Buildings -- 5 Technology and Engineering Options for Efficient Buildings.

6 Energy and Emission Reduction Potential in Transportation Sector -- 7 Energy/Emission Ratings for Transportation Sector -- 8 Technology and Engineering Options for the Energy Efficient Transportation -- 8.1 Road Transport -- 8.2 Rail Transport -- 8.3 Air Transport -- 8.4 Marine Transport -- 9 New Materials for Transportation Sector -- 10 Summary -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 15 Energy Options and Scenarios for Transitioning to a Lower Carbon Economy: An Indian Perspective -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Bio-based Routes to Fuels and Chemicals -- 2.1 Surplus Agri-residue to Hydrocarbons -- 2.2 Jatropha Based Biodiesel -- 2.3 Algae to Ethanol and Hydrocarbons -- 3 Global Outlook for a Bio-based Low Carbon Economy -- 4 Looking Forward -- References -- 16 Mixed Culture Chain Elongation (MCCE)-A Novel Biotechnology for Renewable Biochemical Production from Organic Residual Streams -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Result, State-of-Art and Conclusion -- References -- 17 Bio-energy and Bio-refinery: Advances and Applications -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- References -- 18 Sulfonated Polyethersulfone/Torlon Blend Membrane Incorporated with Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes for Energy Production from Kitchen Wastewater Using Microbial Fuel Cell -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Experimental Results -- 3 Conclusions -- References -- 19 Development of Sulfonated Polyethersulfone/Matrimid Acid-Base Blend Membrane for Energy Production Through Fuel Cells -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Experimental Results -- 3 Conclusions -- References -- 20 Adaption of a Green Technology (Friction Stir Welding) to Join Fusion Energy Materials -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Experimental Result -- 2.1 Experimental Procedure -- 2.2 Results and Discussion -- 3 Conclusions -- References -- 21 Advanced Materials for Indian Future Nuclear Energy Systems -- Abstract.

1 Introduction -- 2 Mechanical Behavior of Structural Materials -- 3 Conclusions -- Reference -- 22 Mitigating Embrittlement in Structural Steels of Power Plants by Grain Boundary Engineering -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Experiments -- 3 Results -- 4 Conclusion -- Reference -- Author Index.

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