Energy for Sustainable Development - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128146453

Energy for Sustainable Development

1st Edition

Demand, Supply, Conversion and Management

Editors: Md Hasanuzzaman Nasrudin Abd Rahim
Paperback ISBN: 9780128146453
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 15th November 2019
Page Count: 210
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Energy for Sustainable Development: Demand, Supply, Conversion and Management presents a comprehensive look at recent developments and provides guidance on energy demand, supply, analysis and forecasting of modern energy technologies for sustainable energy conversion. The book analyzes energy management techniques and the economic and environmental impact of energy usage and storage. Including modern theories and the latest technologies used in the conversion of energy for traditional fossil fuels and renewable energy sources, this book provides a valuable reference on recent innovations. Researchers, engineers and policymakers will find this book to be a comprehensive guide on modern theories and technologies for sustainable development.

Key Features

  • Uniquely covers Energy Demand, Supply, Conversion and Management in one complete reference
  • Offers relevant information for both undergraduate and postgraduate programs on energy conversion, making it a key reference for study
  • Includes extensive coverage that links energy conversion with efficiency and management through storage, savings, economics and environmental impact


Graduate-level textbook, reference book for professors, researchers, scientists, engineers, and graduate students. There is a potential market from academia to industry and from government agencies to international organizations

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Energy
1.1 Definition
1.2 Sources of Energy
1.3 Renewable and Non-renewable Energy
1.4 Form of Energy
1.5 Energy Transformation

Chapter 2: Energy Demand 
2.1 Introduction to Energy Demand
2.2 Energy Demand in Different Sectors
2.3 Energy Demand Analysis
2.4 Energy Demand Forecasting
2.5 Energy Demand Management   

Chapter 3: Energy Supply  
3.1 Introduction to Energy Supply
3.2 Non-renewable Energy Supply
3.3 Renewable Energy Supply
3.4 Energy Supply Forecasting
3.5 Economic Analysis of Energy Supply

Chapter 4: Energy Conversion   
4.1. Fundamentals of Energy Conversion
4.2. Energy Conversion for Fossil Fuels
4.3. Energy Conversion for Solar System
4.4. Energy Conversion for Biomass System
4.5. Energy Conversion for other Renewable Energy Systems  
Chapter 5: Energy Management     
5.1 Introduction to Energy Management
5.2 Energy Usage and Savings
5.3 Energy Storage
5.4 Energy Economics 
5.5 Energy and Environmental Impact   
5.6 Energy Policies


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About the Editor

Md Hasanuzzaman

Dr. Md. Hasanuzaman received PhD and M. Eng. Sc. from University of Malaya, Malaysia and B. Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Bangladesh. Dr. Md. Hasanuzaman is currently a Senior Lecturer and Program Coordinator (Master of Renewable Energy) in the UM Power Energy Dedicated Advanced Centre (UMPEDAC), Higher Institution Centre of Excellence (HICoE), University of Malaysia. Presently he is Associate Editor in Chief and Editorial Board member of several international journals. He works in the field of Thermal Engineering, Energy Conversion, Renewable Energy, Energy Policy, Solar Energy, Photovoltaic, PV/Thermal, Solar Heat in Industrial Process, Energy and Buildings, Transport and Electric Vehicle, Photovoltaic Materials. He received University of Malaya Excellence Awards 2012 for his outstanding achievement in PhD, Technical Scholarship from BUET, Bangladesh Scholarship Council and the Nippon Foundation, Japan, 2003-2004.

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer and Program Coordinator (Master of Renewable Energy), UM Power Energy Dedicated Advanced Centre (UMPEDAC), Higher Institution Centre of Excellence (HICoE), University of Malaya and Associate Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Renewable Energy and the International Journal of Energy and Power Engineering Research

Nasrudin Abd Rahim

Prof. Ir. Dr. Nasrudin Abd Rahim received his B.Sc. (Hons) in Electrical Electronic Engineering and M.Sc. in Electrical Power Engineering from University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, U.K., in 1985 and 1988, respectively. He received his Ph.D. in Power Electronics from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, U.K., in 1995. He is currently a Professor at the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and Director/Founder of the UM Power Energy Dedicated Advanced Centre (UMPEDAC), a recognised Higher Institution Centre of Excellence (HICoE) under the Ministry of Higher Education. He is a Distinguished Adjunct Professor of King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah (2012-2017). His research interests include Power electronics and drives, Solar photovoltaic technologies, Real-time control systems, Transportation Demand Side Management, and Energy Policy, with over 400 technical papers in journals and international conference proceedings. Prof. Nasrudin is a Chartered Engineer (U.K.), Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, U.K. and Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, USA. He is also a Fellow of the Academy Science and Professional Engineer, Board of Engineering, Malaysia.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor at the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and Director/Founder of the UM Power Energy Dedicated Advanced Centre (UMPEDAC),, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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