Energy Sustainability

Energy Sustainability

1st Edition - September 14, 2019

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  • Authors: Ibrahim Dincer, Azzam Abu-Rayash
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128195574
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128195567

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Energy Sustainability is a subject with many dimensions that spans both production and utilization and how they are linked to sustainable development. More importantly, energy systems are designed, analyzed, assessed and evaluated in accordance to sustainable tools for more sustainable future. This book comprehensively covers these aspects, harmonizing them in a way that offers distinct perspectives for energy, the environment and sustainable development. In addition, it also covers concepts, systems, applications, illustrative examples and case studies that are presented to provide unique coverage for readers.

Key Features

  • Presents a holistic approach for energy domains
  • Includes tactics on the development of sustainability models and parameters to link both energy and sustainable development
  • Incorporates exergy tools into models and approaches for design, analysis, assessment and evaluations
  • Includes illustrative examples and case studies with renewables and clean energy options


Undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral students, and professionals working in sustainable energy

Table of Contents

  • 1. Fundamental Aspects of Energy, Environment and Sustainability
    2. Energy Sources
    3. Energy Systems
    4. Energy Commodities
    5. Community Energy Systems
    6. Sustainability Modeling
    7. Case Studies
    8. Future Directions and Conclusions

Product details

  • No. of pages: 266
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2019
  • Published: September 14, 2019
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128195574
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128195567

About the Authors

Ibrahim Dincer

Ibrahim Dincer is a full professor of Mechanical Engineering at Ontario Tech University (formerly University of Ontario Institute of Technology). Renowned for his pioneering works in sustainable energy technologies he has authored/co-authored numerous books and book chapters, and many refereed journal and conference papers. He has chaired many national and international conferences, symposia, workshops, and technical meetings. He has delivered many keynotes and invited lectures. He is an active member of various international scientific organizations and societies, and serves as Editor-in-Chief, associate editor, regional editor, and editorial board member on various prestigious international journals. He is a recipient of several research, teaching and service awards, including the Premier's research excellence award in Ontario, Canada. During the past six years he has been recognized by Thomson Reuters as one of The Most Influential Scientific Minds in Engineering and one of the most highly cited researchers.

Affiliations and Expertise

Full professor of Mechanical Engineering, Ontario Tech. University, Canada

Azzam Abu-Rayash

Azzam is a PhD student of Professor Ibrahim Dincer and is working on smart energy systems for his PhD.

Affiliations and Expertise

PhD Student, University of Ontario, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

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