About the Book
Explanatory text that treats the complete fundamentals of energy and current energy resources, technologies developments, solutions to energy issues and new concepts ranging from fossil fuel to solar energy, biomass energy, wind energy, ocean energy, geothermal energy, hydrogen energy, fuel cells, thermoelectric systems, nuclear energy and nanotechnology concepts to generate clean energy. The theoretical aspects of various energy conversion technologies, and design practices in light of national and international perspectives are discussed with educational examples. Every technique is explained in detail and every chapter is concluded with a reference section, recommended reading and a number of questions.
About the Authors
Dr. Anjaneyulu Yerramilli, Ph.D is presently working as visiting Professor in Chemistry/Environment at Jackson State University, Jackson, MS. During his career in India he amassed 35 years of research and teaching experience in Environmental/Energy technologies, 34 Ph.D students received Ph.D degrees under his supervision, he published more than 100 research papers in peer reviewed journals and presented at various international conferences. He has authored a number of books on Environmental Impact Assessment Methodologies (2011, BS Publications / CRC Press / Balkema), Introduction to Environmental Science (2005, BS Publications), and Hazardous Waste Management, Air Pollution and Control Technologies (2002, Allied Publishers). He has expertise in EIA, Energy Technologies, Risk Assessment and Air Pollution modeling. He is presently working as PI for two programs: i) a Department of Defense-sponsored program on High Performance Computation for Development of Novel Materials and ii) Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling of Gulf Coast, sponsored by NOAA, and as co-PI for a NSF-sponsored program on Collaborative Research CI-TEAM Demonstration Project entitled Water HUB for Cyber Enabled Training, Education, and Research in Water Resources. He has also published a number of papers on simulation of mesoscale coastal circulation of Gulf Coast for air pollution dispersion by integrating WRF, HYSPLIT, SMOKE and CMAQ models (http://chem.jsums.edu/anjaneyulu).