Fundamentals of Materials for Energy and Environmental Sustainability

Fundamentals of Materials for Energy and Environmental Sustainability

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Cambridge University Press, 2011-11-30
EAN 9781107000230, ISBN10: 1107000238

Paperback, 772 pages, 28.2 x 27.6 x 21.8 cm

'This book represents one of the most integrated texts on the topics of materials for energy and environmental sustainability. Written by leading experts, it represents the most comprehensive review of the state of the art for students, educators, scientists, economists, and policy makers interested in understanding the options provided by advanced materials for solving the global energy problems. [This] book helps integrate the diverse disciplines that will be needed to solve the very complex challenges.' JOM (Journal of the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society)

'[This book] is a good example of simplicity, completeness and scientific rigor … [It] should be considered as a textbook in courses dedicated to renewable energies, as well as being a very good starting point as a complete and updated reference source for anyone involved in this field.' A. Terrasi, Università di Catania, Italy

'Devotes … attention to the assessment of the many fundamental basic materials challenges that still exist … This text does an excellent job mapping out the many pathways that are currently under exploration.' Science