Energy & Renewables Books

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    Can a City Be Sustainable? (State of the World)

    Cities are the world’s future. Today, more than half of the global population—3.7 billion people—are urban dwellers, and that number is expected to double by 2050. There is no question that cities are growing; the only debate is over how they will grow. Will we invest in the physical and social infrastructure necessary for ...

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    Drilling Data Handbook

    The first edition of the Drilling Data Handbook was published in 1950. Over the more than six following decades the book has been constantly improved, adding lots of new technologies and equipment over the course of its eight updated editions. But its key principle is to remain familiar and friendly to ...

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    IMSBC Code & Supplement

    The IMSBC Code, adopted on 4 December 2008 by resolution MSC.268(85), entered into force on 1 January 2011, from which date it was made mandatory under the provisions of the SOLAS Convention. The Code was amended by resolution MSC.318(89), incorporating amendment 01-11, by resolution MSC.354(92), incorporating amendment 02-13, and most ...

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    Tourism Guidelines

    Guidelines for presenting claims in the tourism sector. These Guidelines set out what should be done following an oil spill and what sort of information is needed to make a claim for compensation, specifically to assist claimants in the tourism sector. A general practical guide to presenting claims for losses due to oil pollution caused by a ...

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    Wind Energy International – Online Platform

    Following the huge demand for up-to-date information on the different aspects of wind energy from all over the world the WWEA has decided to transform its successful biannual yearbook “Wind Energy International” into an online platform that can be updated as soon as new information comes out in any part of the ...

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    Carbon dioxide sequestration, 2016 Edition

    This publication provides an overview of amendments to the London Protocol and related guidance developed to ensure the safe and environmentally sound implementation of carbon capture and storage (CCS) in sub-seabed geological ...

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    Exoplanets: Diamond Worlds, Super Earths, Pulsar Planets, and the New Search for Life beyond Our Solar System

    The past few years have seen an incredible explosion in our knowledge of the universe. Since its 2009 launch, the Kepler satellite has discovered more than two thousand exoplanets, or planets outside our solar system. More exoplanets are being discovered all the time, and even more remarkable than the sheer number of exoplanets is their variety. ...

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    A Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions

    Many owners of A/E/P and environmental consulting firms aren't familiar with the M&A process. Where do you start? How do you find and evaluate good candidates that may be willing to buy or sell? How do you value and structure the deal? Whether you're looking to buy or sell, put the insights of merger and acquisition veterans to work for you ...

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    Oil & Gas Engineering Guide

    This book is designed to serve as a map to anyone involved with engineering activities. It enables the reader to get immediately oriented in any engineering development, to know which are the critical areas to monitor and the proven methods to apply. It will fulfill the needs of anyone wishing to improve engineering and project ...

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    M54 Developing Rates for Small Systems

    This official manual of practice gives you the step-by-step guidance you need to determine your revenue requirements, analyze your rates for different customer classes, develop a financial plan, and design a better rate structure -- even if you have limited resources and ...

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    Water System Operations (WSO) Series

    AWWA’s Principles and Practices of Water System Operations (WSO) series is the leading operator certification training, aligned with current Association of Boards of Certification (ABC) Need-to-Know criteria and offering training based on experience and certification level.Key Features:- Developed in accordance with the latest ABC criteria- ...

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    Energy Management for Water Utilities

    Energy costs are a large portion of the operational budget for water and wastewater utilities, second only to staffing. This handbook provides information and insight into energy management strategies that can reduce operational costs, increase operational efficiencies, and develop a more sustainable infrastructure. Following the popular ...

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    Cylinder and Vane Actuators and Controls – Design and Installation (M66)

    Given the increased use of automatic process systems, the use of power actuators continues to grow. This manual provides invaluable information on the design and installation of hydraulic and pneumatic power ...

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    Water Utility Manager’s Guide to Cyanotoxins

    This utility manager’s guide to cyanotoxins is designed to help familiarize water utility managers across the country with the issues surrounding cyanobacteria and cyanotoxins. Clear, concise guidance. Easy to read and understand. This item is available at no charge through the AWWA on the Source Water ProtectionResource Community webpage.Find ...

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    Handbook of Chemical and Biological Warfare Agent Decontamination

    Chemical and biological warfare agents are threats to the military and civilians alike in both terrorist and conventional warfare scenarios. When materials become contaminated with these agents, they must be decontaminated before they can be removed or reused. This book is a comprehensive overview of the scientific research and development that ...

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    Safety First: Pipe and Street Saws DVD

    Operators using specialized power saws to cut pipe and asphalt or concrete pavement must be trained in the safe use of these saws. This DVD demonstrates proper use of pipe and street saws. The video also covers saw types, specialized blades, personal protective equipment, equipment inspection, and the importance of following ...

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    2012 Membrane Technology Conference Proceedings CD

    CD-ROM of technical papers presented at the 2012 Membrane Technology Conference and Exposition, held February 27 through March 6, 2012, in Glendale, Arizona. The CD contains nearly all 108 papers that were presented. The CD also includes poster presentations. Full papers only were allowed onto the CD.. PowerPoint presentations were not allowed. ...

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    Respirometry for Environmental Science and Engineering

    Fundamentals of respirometry: Covers biological growth relationships and their application to respirometry. Features of commercial respirometers: Describes the basis for design and operation of commercial respirometers including discussions of their operating features.Applications of respirometry: Covers ...

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    Environmental Solutions for Natural Gas Industries

    America's natural gas meets almost one-fourth of the US energy needs and is one of our most thriving industries. But these natural gas companies face unique air pollution control ...

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    Boiler Mact Emissions Limits

    Industry is looking for new fuels that can replace coal, oil and natural gas. This free EBook takes a look at some of the technical and regulatory challenges involved in developing alternative fuel ...

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