Renewable Energies Offshore

Author: C. Guedes Soares

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1315647850

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1018

View: 7838

Renewable Energies Offshore includes the papers presented in the 1st International Conference on Renewable Energies Offshore (RENEW2014), held in Lisbon, 24-26 November 2014. The conference is a consequence of the importance of the offshore renewable energies worldwide and an opportunity to contribute to the exchange of information on the developments and experience obtained in concept development, design and operation of these devices. The scope of the Conference was broad, covering all aspects of the renewable energies offshore such as resource assessment for wind, wave and tidal energies; design and dynamic behaviour of wind, wave and tidal converters and platforms, ocean energy devices; multiuse platforms; PTO design; grid connection; economic assessment; installation and maintenance planning. Renewable Energies Offshore has as main target academics and professionals working in the related areas of renewable energies.

Childe Harold's Pilgrimage

A Romaunt

Author: George Gordon Byron Baron Byron

Publisher: London, J. Murray

ISBN: N.A

Category: English poetry

Page: 329

View: 8721

Ocean Wave Energy Conversion

Resource, Technologies and Performance

Author: Aurelien Babarit

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0081023901

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 262

View: 6580

The waves that animate the surface of the oceans represent a deposit of renewable energy that for the most part is still unexploited today. This is not for lack of effort, as for more than two hundred years inventors, researchers and engineers have struggled to develop processes and systems to recover the energy of the waves. While all of these efforts have failed to converge towards a satisfactory technological solution, the result is a rich scientific and technical literature as well as extensive and varied feedback from experience. For the uninitiated, this abundance is an obstacle. In order to facilitate familiarization with the subject, we propose in this work a summary of the state of knowledge on the potential of wave energy as well as on the processes and technologies of its recovery (wave energy converters). In particular, we focus on the problem of positioning wave energy in the electricity market, the development of wave energy conversion technologies from a historical perspective, and finally the energy performance of the devices. This work is aimed at students, researchers, developers, industry professionals and decision makers who wish to acquire a global perspective and the necessary tools to understand the field. Reviews the state of knowledge and developments on wave energy recovery Presents the history of wave energy recovery Classifies the various systems for recovering this type of energy

Coastal Risk Management in a Changing Climate

Author: Barbara Zanuttigh,Robert J. Nicholls,Jean-Paul Vanderlinden,Richard C. Thompson,Hans Falk Burcharth

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 0123973317

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 670

View: 7159

Existing coastal management and defense approaches are not well suited to meet the challenges of climate change and related uncertanities. Professionals in this field need a more dynamic, systematic and multidisciplinary approach. Written by an international group of experts, Coastal Risk Management in a Changing Climate provides innovative, multidisciplinary best practices for mitigating the effects of climate change on coastal structures. Based on the Theseus program, the book includes eight study sites across Europe, with specific attention to the most vulnerable coastal environments such as deltas, estuaries and wetlands, where many large cities and industrial areas are located. Integrated risk assessment tools for considering the effects of climate change and related uncertainties Presents latest insights on coastal engineering defenses Provides integrated guidelines for setting up optimal mitigation measures Provides directly applicable tools for the design of mitigation measures Highlights socio-economic perspectives in coastal mitigation

The Economist

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Commerce

Page: N.A

View: 6289

New York City For Dummies

Author: Myka Carroll

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118369041

Category: Travel

Page: 336

View: 4103

Completely revised and updated for 2012, this essential and user-friendly pocket guide offers advice on planning a trip to New York City, providing information on the best accommodations, restaurants, family activities, sights, nightlife, and shopping. Original.

The Athenæum

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 5740

Dwight's Journal of Music

A Paper of Art and Literature

Author: John Sullivan Dwight

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Music

Page: N.A

View: 7435

Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature

Author: Anna Lorraine Guthrie,Bertha Tannehill,Neltje Marie Tannehill Shimer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Periodicals

Page: N.A

View: 1937

An author subject index to selected general interest periodicals of reference value in libraries.

Albany Law Journal

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: N.A

View: 5240

Bibliographic Guide to Conference Publications

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780816168668

Category: Congresses and conventions

Page: N.A

View: 3606

Vols. for 1975- include publications cataloged by the Research Libraries of the New York Public Library with additional entries from the Library of Congress MARC tapes.

The Tablet

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 5747

Open Space Technology

ein Leitfaden für die Praxis

Author: Harrison Owen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783791031347

Category:

Page: 208

View: 8110

Gewohnte Bahnen verlassen. Open Space ist eine Methode der Großgruppenmoderation, die sehr gut geeignet ist, um neue Ideen zu entwickeln und selbstständiges Arbeiten zu fördern. Wie wird eine Open-Space-Konferenz vorbereitet? Was ist im Hinblick auf die Teilnehmer, den Ort und die Zeit der Veranstaltung zu beachten? Welche Hilfsmittel sind erforderlich? Das Buch zeigt Schritt für Schritt, worauf es in der Praxis ankommt. Die 2. Auflage wurde u. a. um neue technische Hilfsmittel, wie Videokonferenzen oder Web 2.0-Anwendungen, ergänzt.

Science Citation Index

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: N.A

View: 3527

Vols. for 1964- have guides and journal lists.