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Nano Tools and Devices for Enhanced Renewable Energy - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128217092

Nano Tools and Devices for Enhanced Renewable Energy

1st Edition

Editors: Sheila Devasahaym Chaudhery Hussain
Paperback ISBN: 9780128217092
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st July 2021
Page Count: 500
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Table of Contents

Section: Modern perspective of renewable energy with nano tools & devices

1. High-performance polymer applications for renewable energy

2. Nano-composite polymer electrolytes used in energy devices

3. Nanodispersed polymer gels used as electrolytes in lithium ion batteries

Section: nano tools & devices-synthesis, fabrication & characterization

4. Surface modifications in all-inorganic lead halide perovskite nanocrystals

5. Nanomaterials in renewable energy: uv-vis spectroscopy characterization and applications

6.  Describing nano-clusters as the way forward for hydrogen economy using pd nanoclusters as a base.

Section: Nano energy generation tools & devices

7. Triboelectric nanogenerators for scavenging biomechanical energy: fabrication process to its self-powered applications

8. Nanogenerators: a new paradigm in blue energy harvesting

9. Nanostructures as a tool for energy generation

Section: nano energy storage tools & devices

10. Electrospun pvdf based composite nanofabrics : an emerging trend towards energy harvesting

11. Polymer and polymer based nanocomposite materials for energy harvesting

12. Hydrogen storage as a future renewable energy technology

Section: Nano tools & devices in wind power energy

13. Micro- and nano-devices for wind energy harvesting

Section: nano tools & devices in solar power energy

14. Perovskite solar cells as modern nano tools & devices in solar power energy

15. Nano tools and devices in solar power energy

16. Nanocrystalline oxides as alternative materials for spectrally selective solar absorber coatings

17. Solar power energy derived from nano tools and devices

Section: Nano tools & devices in geothermal energy

18. Nano tools and devices in geothermal energy

Section: Green energy & a sustainable future

19. Application of nanotechnology in the energy industry, green sustainability and the visionary future.

20. Nanotechnology for green energy and a sustainable future

21. Comparison of energy consumption between the old and modern houses in sydney

22. Application of nano science in alternative energies

Section: Economics & commercialization of nano tools & devices

23. Eco-friendly cost effective energy storage device for the benefit of society


Description

Nano Tools and Devices for Enhanced Renewable Energy addresses key challenges faced in major energy sectors as the world strives for more affordable and renewable energy sources. The book collates and discusses the latest innovations in nanotechnology for energy applications, providing a comprehensive single resource for those interested in renewable energy. Chapters cover a range of nano tools and devices, as well as renewable energy types and sources, from energy storage to geothermal energy. Materials scientists, engineers and environmental scientists interested in the application and evaluation of innovative nano tools and devices in renewable energy technologies will find this book very valuable.

Nanotechnology can help to reduce energy consumption and lessen toxicity burdens on the environment. Despite the rapid growth of development and use of nanotechnology in the modern world, there are still challenges faced by researchers and development groups in industry and academia. This book helps solve the problems of reduced accessibility of relevant research, presenting important information on adverse impacts on the environment, human health, safety and sustainability.

Key Features

  • Covers a range of nano tools and devices, as well as renewable energy types and sources, from energy storage to geothermal energy
  • Offers an insight into the commercialization and regulatory aspects of nanotechnology for renewable energy
  • Helps solve the problems of reduced accessibility of relevant information, presenting important research on adverse impacts on the environment, human health, safety and sustainability

Readership

Materials scientists, engineers, environmental scientists and those working in renewable energy initiatives in academia and R&D


Details

No. of pages:
500
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2021
Published:
1st July 2021
Imprint:
Elsevier
Paperback ISBN:
9780128217092

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About the Editors

Sheila Devasahaym

Sheila Devasahaym

Dr. Sheila Devasahayam is a Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Australia. Her research is currently focused on carbon dioxide reduction through advanced energy conversion and utilization technologies and energy and emission reductions towards sustainable processing of materials. Before her role as a university lecturer and academic, she spent several years working in industry and government, first as a Research Assistant under the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) water management programme, and later as a Research Chemist at Mount Isa Mines Holding Hydrometallurgy Research Laboratories and as a Legal Metrologist at the Commonwealth Government of Australia. She co-edited 'Sustainability in Mineral and Energy Sectors' for CRC Press in 2017. She has been a frequent contributor of chapters to books covering materials science and energy, as well as more than 45 academic articles in these fields. Dr. Devasahayam is currently an Academic Editor (editorial board), for both sustainability and polymer journals.

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Research Fellow, Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

Chaudhery Hussain

Chaudhery Hussain

Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain, PhD, is an Adjunct Professor, Academic Advisor and Lab Director in the Department of Chemistry & Environmental Sciences at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, USA. His research is focused on Environmental management, Nanotechnology, Advanced Materials, and Analytical Chemistry of Various Industries. Dr. Hussain is the author of numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals as well as a prolific author and editor of scientific monographs and handbooks in his research areas for Elsevier, Royal Society of Chemistry, CRC, Springer, and others.

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Professor, Academic Advisor and Director of Chemistry and EVSc Labs, Department of Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, New Jersey, USA