Concise Encyclopedia of Materials for Energy Systems - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080964966, 9780080964973

Concise Encyclopedia of Materials for Energy Systems

1st Edition

Editors: John Martin
Hardcover ISBN: 9780080964966
eBook ISBN: 9780080964973
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 30th September 2009
Page Count: 818
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Description


Editor’s Preface

Alphabetical List of Articles

A

Actuator Materials for Small-scale Devices

Advanced Automotive Powertrains: Materials

Amorphous Semiconductor Solar Cells

Automotive Engine Materials

B

Batteries: Glassy Electrolytes

Batteries, Rechargeable

Battery Carbons

Burnable Poisons in Nuclear Fuels

C

Composites for Sensors and Actuators

Creep Design and Life Extension of Large-scale Plant

Creep-resistant Materials for Steam Turbines

D

Direct Borohydride Fuel Cell

DUPIC Fuel Cycle

E

Electrochemical Light Emitting Cells from Semiconducting Polymers

Electroluminescent Phosphors

Electrostrictive Ceramics for Sonar Projectors

F

Fast Breeder Reactors: Fuels

Fast Reactor Cores, Austenitic Steels for

Fast Reactor Cores, Ferritic–Martensitic Steels for

Fuel Cells: Electrochemical Reactions

Fuel Cells: Materials

Fuel Cells: Microsystems

Fusion Conditions: Radiation Damage Correlation

Fusion Reactors (Magnetically Confined)-Tokamaks: Materials

Fusion Reactors: Low-activation Structural Materials

G

GaN-based Optoelectronic Devices

H

Heavy Water Reactor Fuel Design and Performance

Hot Cells, Glove Boxes, and Shielded Facilities

Hydrogen–Metal Systems: Applications of Gas–Solid Reactions

Hydrogen–Metal Systems: Basic Properties (1)

Hydrogen–Metal Systems: Electrochemical Reactions (Fundamentals and Applications)

Hydrogen–Metal Systems: Fluorinated Metal Hydrides

Hydrogen–Metal Systems: Hydride Forming Alloys (Properties and Characteristics, Database Information)

Hydrogen–Metal Systems: Technological and Engineering Aspects

I

Inert Matrix Fuels

In-reactor Creep Testing: Techniques

J

Jet Engine Materials

L

Light Conversion: Organized Lanthanide-containing Molecular Systems

Light Emitting Diodes

Light Emitting Diodes from Molecular and Polymer Semiconductors

Light Water Reactor Fuel Design and Performance

M

Magnetic Fields: Thermoelectric Power

Magnetic Materials: Domestic Applications

Magnetic Micro-actuators (MAGMAS)

Magnetic Refrigerator: Design and Performance

Magnetostrictive Materials

Metal Amides: New Hydrogen Storage Systems

Micro Devices and Micro Systems, Materials for

Mixed Oxide (MOX) Fuel

Molecular Motors

Multilayer Ceramic Actuators

N

Nanoelectromechanical Systems: Experiments and Modeling

NDT for Non-Nuclear Power Generation: Pressure Vessels, Piping, and Turbines

NDT of Components in Nuclear Installations

Novel Nitride Phosphors

Nuclear Applications: Zirconium Alloys

Nuclear Fuel Cycles

Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing

Nuclear Fuels: Behavior at High Burnup

Nuclear Graphite and Radiation Effects

Nuclear Reactor Fuel Fabrication (Including Quality Control)

Nuclear Reactor Materials

Nuclear Reactor Materials: Irradiation Effects

Nuclear Reactors: Coolant Materials

Nuclear Reactors: Moderator and Reflector Materials

Nuclear Reactors: Pressure Vessel Steels

Nuclear Reactors: Shielding Materials

Nuclear Waste Management, Materials Aspects of

O

Organic Electrolytes and Electrodes for Batteries

Oxide Fuels, Nonaqueous Reprocessing of

P

Petroleum Industry: Corrosion

Photodetectors

Photovoltaic Devices from Organic Semiconductors

Photovoltaics: Advanced Inorganic Materials

Piezoelectric Thin Films for MEMS

Polymer-based Electrophosphorescent Devices

Polymer Light Emitting Diodes, Inkjet Printing of

Polysilicon and EDF Silicon (Shaped) for Solar Applications

Power Industry: Corrosion

Purex and Thorex Processes (Aqueous Reprocessing)

R

Radiation Damage Theory

Radiation Effects in Carbon–Carbon Composites

Radiation Effects in Polymers

Rare Earth Phosphors: Fundamentals and Applications

Rotary and Linear Machines

S

Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

Spacecraft Materials

Stirling Engine: Micro-CHP System for Residential Application

Stress Coupled Phenomena: Piezoelectric Effect

Superconducting Machines: Energy Distribution Components

Superconducting Machines: Energy Storage

Superconducting Wires and Cables: High-field Applications

Superconducting Wires and Cables: Low-field Applications

Superconducting Wires and Cables: Materials and Processing

T

Targets for Inertial Confinement Fusion

Thermoelectric Devices: Refrigeration and Power Generations With No Moving Parts

Thermoelectric Materials: Principles, Structure, Properties, and Applications

Thin-film Materials for Solid-state Rechargeable Batteries

Thorium Fuel Cycles

Twin Cell Technology for Hydrogen Generation

Z

Zirconia Electrolyte-based Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

List of Contributors

Index




Key Features

  • A concise desk reference work for material scientists working with energy systems
  • Bridges the divide between materials science and engineering of complex system
  • Significantly more cost-effective than purchase of the main Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology for departmental budgets

Readership

This volume is of interest to both professionals working with materials/energy in academia and also professionals within both the materials development and energy industries.

Table of Contents


Editor’s Preface

Alphabetical List of Articles

A

Actuator Materials for Small-scale Devices

Advanced Automotive Powertrains: Materials

Amorphous Semiconductor Solar Cells

Automotive Engine Materials

B

Batteries: Glassy Electrolytes

Batteries, Rechargeable

Battery Carbons

Burnable Poisons in Nuclear Fuels

C

Composites for Sensors and Actuators

Creep Design and Life Extension of Large-scale Plant

Creep-resistant Materials for Steam Turbines

D

Direct Borohydride Fuel Cell

DUPIC Fuel Cycle

E

Electrochemical Light Emitting Cells from Semiconducting Polymers

Electroluminescent Phosphors

Electrostrictive Ceramics for Sonar Projectors

F

Fast Breeder Reactors: Fuels

Fast Reactor Cores, Austenitic Steels for

Fast Reactor Cores, Ferritic–Martensitic Steels for

Fuel Cells: Electrochemical Reactions

Fuel Cells: Materials

Fuel Cells: Microsystems

Fusion Conditions: Radiation Damage Correlation

Fusion Reactors (Magnetically Confined)-Tokamaks: Materials

Fusion Reactors: Low-activation Structural Materials

G

GaN-based Optoelectronic Devices

H

Heavy Water Reactor Fuel Design and Performance

Hot Cells, Glove Boxes, and Shielded Facilities

Hydrogen–Metal Systems: Applications of Gas–Solid Reactions

Hydrogen–Metal Systems: Basic Properties (1)

Hydrogen–Metal Systems: Electrochemical Reactions (Fundamentals and Applications)

Hydrogen–Metal Systems: Fluorinated Metal Hydrides

Hydrogen–Metal Systems: Hydride Forming Alloys (Properties and Characteristics, Database Information)

Hydrogen–Metal Systems: Technological and Engineering Aspects

I

Inert Matrix Fuels

In-reactor Creep Testing: Techniques

J

Jet Engine Materials

L

Light Conversion: Organized Lanthanide-containing Molecular Systems

Light Emitting Diodes

Light Emitting Diodes from Molecular and Polymer Semiconductors

Light Water Reactor Fuel Design and Performance

M

Magnetic Fields: Thermoelectric Power

Magnetic Materials: Domestic Applications

Magnetic Micro-actuators (MAGMAS)

Magnetic Refrigerator: Design and Performance

Magnetostrictive Materials

Metal Amides: New Hydrogen Storage Systems

Micro Devices and Micro Systems, Materials for

Mixed Oxide (MOX) Fuel

Molecular Motors

Multilayer Ceramic Actuators

N

Nanoelectromechanical Systems: Experiments and Modeling

NDT for Non-Nuclear Power Generation: Pressure Vessels, Piping, and Turbines

NDT of Components in Nuclear Installations

Novel Nitride Phosphors

Nuclear Applications: Zirconium Alloys

Nuclear Fuel Cycles

Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing

Nuclear Fuels: Behavior at High Burnup

Nuclear Graphite and Radiation Effects

Nuclear Reactor Fuel Fabrication (Including Quality Control)

Nuclear Reactor Materials

Nuclear Reactor Materials: Irradiation Effects

Nuclear Reactors: Coolant Materials

Nuclear Reactors: Moderator and Reflector Materials

Nuclear Reactors: Pressure Vessel Steels

Nuclear Reactors: Shielding Materials

Nuclear Waste Management, Materials Aspects of

O

Organic Electrolytes and Electrodes for Batteries

Oxide Fuels, Nonaqueous Reprocessing of

P

Petroleum Industry: Corrosion

Photodetectors

Photovoltaic Devices from Organic Semiconductors

Photovoltaics: Advanced Inorganic Materials

Piezoelectric Thin Films for MEMS

Polymer-based Electrophosphorescent Devices

Polymer Light Emitting Diodes, Inkjet Printing of

Polysilicon and EDF Silicon (Shaped) for Solar Applications

Power Industry: Corrosion

Purex and Thorex Processes (Aqueous Reprocessing)

R

Radiation Damage Theory

Radiation Effects in Carbon–Carbon Composites

Radiation Effects in Polymers

Rare Earth Phosphors: Fundamentals and Applications

Rotary and Linear Machines

S

Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

Spacecraft Materials

Stirling Engine: Micro-CHP System for Residential Application

Stress Coupled Phenomena: Piezoelectric Effect

Superconducting Machines: Energy Distribution Components

Superconducting Machines: Energy Storage

Superconducting Wires and Cables: High-field Applications

Superconducting Wires and Cables: Low-field Applications

Superconducting Wires and Cables: Materials and Processing

T

Targets for Inertial Confinement Fusion

Thermoelectric Devices: Refrigeration and Power Generations With No Moving Parts

Thermoelectric Materials: Principles, Structure, Properties, and Applications

Thin-film Materials for Solid-state Rechargeable Batteries

Thorium Fuel Cycles

Twin Cell Technology for Hydrogen Generation

Z

Zirconia Electrolyte-based Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

List of Contributors

Index




Details

No. of pages:
818
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780080964973
Hardcover ISBN:
9780080964966

About the Editor

John Martin

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Oxford, Oxford, UK