Energy Solutions to Combat Global Warming

  • XinRong Zhang
  • Ibrahim Dincer

Part of the Lecture Notes in Energy book series (LNEN, volume 33)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Renewable Energy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Hiroshi Yamaguchi, Xin-Rong Zhang
      Pages 3-27
    3. Taehong Sung, Kyung Chun Kim
      Pages 47-66
    4. Gang Li, Yunho Hwang, Reinhard Radermacher
      Pages 67-117
    5. Suriya Sawanon, Piyanee Sangsri, Suchat Leungprasert, Nusara Sinbuathong
      Pages 169-180
    6. Viktor Kolchakov, Vera Petrova, Totka Mitova, Plamen Ivanov, Svetla Marinova
      Pages 181-191
    7. Shuang Wu, Peng Yuan, Shujie Wang, Junzhe Tan, Dongwang Chen, Omer Rauf
      Pages 193-206
    8. Junzhe Tan, Shujie Wang, Peng Yuan, Dandan Wang, Hepan Ji
      Pages 207-226
    9. Bingchen Liang, Zhaoyan Xu, Hongda Shi, Fei Fan
      Pages 227-245
  3. Utilization of Waste

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 247-247
    2. Qiu-Yun Zheng, Xin-Rong Zhang, Shuang Han
      Pages 293-306
    3. Teodora P. Popova, Botjo S. Zaharinov, Adelina Gentcheva, M. Pejtchinova, S. M. Marinova-Garvanska, Bayko D. Baykov
      Pages 329-337
    4. Elena Zlatareva, Svetla Marinova, Bayko Baykov, Totka Mitova, Vera Petrova, Viktor Kolchakov
      Pages 339-349

About this book


An in-depth collection of 45 selected papers as presented at the Global Conference on Global Warming 2014 in Beijing, China, this book covers a wide variety of topics from the main principles of thermodynamics and their role in design, analysis, and the improvements in performance of energy systems to the potential impact of global warming on human health and welfare. With energy, contributing to global warming and climate change, this work provides solutions to global warming from the point of view of energy. Incorporating multi-disciplinary knowledge and solutions, this book provides a platform for the analysis of new developments in the area of global warming and climate change and potential energy solutions including renewable energy, energy efficiency, energy storage, hydrogen production, CO2 capture and environmental impact assessment. The research and analysis presented herein will prove useful to international scientists, researchers, engineers, policy makers and others that focus on global warming and its potential solutions.


Carbon Control Energy Efficiency Global Conference on Global Warming 2014 Low Grade Energy Renewable Energy Sustainable Development

Editors and affiliations

  • XinRong Zhang
    • 1
  • Ibrahim Dincer
    • 2
  1. 1.College of EngineeringPeking UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of OntarioOshawaCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Energy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-26948-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-26950-4
  • Series Print ISSN 2195-1284
  • Series Online ISSN 2195-1292
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