Thermo ecology

Thermo ecology
  • Author : Wojciech Stanek
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 June 2019
  • ISBN : 0128131438
  • Pages : 228 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Thermo-ecology: Exergy as a Measure of Sustainability integrates thermo-ecology and exergy replacement cost as a new and original tool called thermo-ecology cost, or TEC. This tool allows for a more inclusive measurement of the impacts of using renewable and non-renewable resources by including the thermodynamics law in decision-making and presenting applications of this tool across industries and lifecycle assessments. It includes ways to investigate these effects more effectively by combining these critical aspects. This combination has emerged as a valuable decision-support tool for policymakers and the industry as they seek to evaluate the impacts of a product or process. Walks through what Thermo-Ecology Cost (TEC) is and why it gives a more holistic assessment when calculating the costs vs benefits of utilizing a natural resource Provides a new and more efficient way to measure and evaluate the sustainability of resources Includes: TEC calculation examples to explain the TEC theory as well as to help readers prepare their own analyses devoted to exergo-ecological applications across industries including energy production and waste management Demonstrates the potential of TEC usage for applications like ecological taxes proportional on TEC


Thermo-ecology

Thermo-ecology
  • Author : Wojciech Stanek,Pawel Gladysz,Lucyna Czarnowska,Tomasz Simla
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 June 2019
GET THIS BOOKThermo-ecology

Thermo-ecology: Exergy as a Measure of Sustainability integrates thermo-ecology and exergy replacement cost as a new and original tool called thermo-ecology cost, or TEC. This tool allows for a more inclusive measurement of the impacts of using renewable and non-renewable resources by including the thermodynamics law in decision-making and presenting applications of this tool across industries and lifecycle assessments. It includes ways to investigate these effects more effectively by combining these critical aspects. This combination has emerged as a valuable




Exergy Method

Exergy Method
  • Author : Jan Szargut
  • Publisher : WIT Press
  • Release : 01 January 2005
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The exergy method makes it possible to detect and quantify the possibilities of improving thermal and chemical processes and systems. The introduction of the concept thermo-ecological cost (cumulative consumption of non-renewable natural exergy resources) generated large application possibilities of exergy in ecology. This book contains a short presentation on the basic principles of exergy analysis and discusses new achievements in the field over the last 15 years. One of the most important issues considered by the distinguished author is the economy


Thermodynamics for Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

Thermodynamics for Sustainable Management of Natural Resources
  • Author : Wojciech Stanek
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 27 May 2017
GET THIS BOOKThermodynamics for Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

This book examines ways of assessing the rational management of nonrenewable resources. Integrating numerous methods, it systematically exposes the strengths of exergy analysis in resources management. Divided into two parts, the first section provides the theoretical background to assessment methods, while the second section provides practical application examples. The topics covered in detail include the theory of exergy cost and thermo-ecological cost, cumulative calculus and life cycle evaluation. This book serves as a valuable resource for researchers looking to investigate



Towards a Thermodynamic Theory for Ecological Systems

Towards a Thermodynamic Theory for Ecological Systems
  • Author : S.E. Jorgensen,Y.M. Svirezhev,I︠U︡. M. Svirezhev,Yuri M. Svirezhev
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 20 July 2004
GET THIS BOOKTowards a Thermodynamic Theory for Ecological Systems

The book presents a consistent and complete ecosystem theory based on thermodynamic concepts. The first chapters are devoted to an interpretation of the first and second law of thermodynamics in ecosystem context. Then Prigogine's use of far from equilibrium thermodynamic is used on ecosystems to explain their reactions to perturbations. The introduction of the concept exergy makes it possible to give a more profound and comprehensive explanation of the ecosystem's reactions and growth-patterns. A tentative fourth law of thermodynamic is


Principles of Thermal Ecology: Temperature, Energy, and Life

Principles of Thermal Ecology: Temperature, Energy, and Life
  • Author : Andrew Clarke
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 27 July 2017
GET THIS BOOKPrinciples of Thermal Ecology: Temperature, Energy, and Life

Temperature affects everything. It influences all aspects of the physical environment and governs any process that involves a flow of energy, setting boundaries on what an organism can or cannot do. This novel textbook reveals the key principles behind the complex relationship between organisms and temperature, namely the science of thermal ecology. It starts by providing a rigorous framework for understanding the flow of energy in and out of the organism, before describing the influence of temperature on what an






Ecology of Aquatic Systems

Ecology of Aquatic Systems
  • Author : Michael Dobson,Mike Dobson,Chris Frid
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 14 April 2021
GET THIS BOOKEcology of Aquatic Systems

This book provides an introduction to the diversity of aquatic environments and moves away from the traditional split between marine and freshwater systems, emphasising their common features and ecological similarities.