Emerging Green Technologies

Author:   Matthew N. O. Sadiku (Prairie View A&M University, Texas, USA)
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
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Pages:   192
Publication Date:   24 March 2020
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Author:   Matthew N. O. Sadiku (Prairie View A&M University, Texas, USA)
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   CRC Press
Weight:   0.540kg
ISBN:  

9780367361617


ISBN 10:   0367361612
Pages:   192
Publication Date:   24 March 2020
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Tertiary & Higher Education
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
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1. INTRODUCTION TO GREEN TECHNOLOGIES 1.1 Introduction 1.2 Concept of Green Technology 1.3 Going Green 1.4 Examples of Green Technologies 1.5 Advantages and Disadvantages 1.6 Benefits and Challenges 1.7 Conclusion References 2. GREEN ENERGY 2.1 Introduction 2.2 Conventional Energy 2.3 Types of Green Energy 2.4 Applications 2.5 Renewable Energy Efficiency 2.6 Benefits 2.7 Challenges 2.8 Conclusion References 3. GREEN CHEMISTY AND ENGINEERING 3.1 Introduction 3.2 Green Chemistry Principles 3.3 Green Engineering Principles 3.4 Drivers for Green Adoption 3.5 Metrics 3.6 Applications 3.7 Benefits and Challenges 3.8 Conclusion References 4. GREEN REVOLUTION 4.1 Introduction 4.2 Concept of Green Revolution 4.3 Characteristics of Green Revolution 4.4 Green Revolution in Emerging Economies 4.5 Impacts of the Green Revolution 4.6 Advantages 4.7 Disadvantages 4.8 Second Revolution 4.9 Conclusion References 5. GREEN AGRICULTURE AND FOOD 5.1 Introduction 5.2 Green Agriculture 5.3 Types of Food 5.4 Concept of Green Food 5.5 Green Food Construction 5.6 Green Food Production 5.7 Green Food Consumption 5.8 Benefits and Challenges 5.9 Conclusion References 6. GREEN NANOTECHNOLOGY 6.1 Introduction 6.2 Nanotechnology 6.3 Features of Green Nanotechnology 6.4 Principles of Green Nanotechnology 6.5 Applications 6.6 Benefits and Challenges 6.7 Conclusion References 7. GREEN IT/COMPUTING 7.1 Introduction 7.2 Pathways to Greening 7.3 Tips for Green Computing Users 7.4 Green IT/Computing Strategies 7.5 Implementing Green IT/Computing 7.6 Benefits and Challenges 7.7 Current Trends on Green IT/Computing 7.8 Conclusion References 8. GREEN INTERNET OF THINGS 8.1 Introduction 8.2 Overview of Internet of Things 8.3 Enabling Green IOT 8.4 Applications 8.5 Benefits and Challenges 8.6 Conclusion References 9. GREEN CLOUD COMPUTING 9.1 Introduction 9.2 Overview of Cloud Computing 9.3 Green Computing 9.4 Green Cloud 9.5 Green Data Centers 9.6 Metrics 9.7 Benefits and Challenges 9.8 Conclusion References 10. GREEN COMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKING 10.1 Introduction 10.2 Green Communications 10.3 Green Networking 10.4 Energy Saving Techniques 10.5 Applications 10.6 Green Metrics 10.7 Benefits and Challenges 10.8 Conclusion References 11. GREEN GROWTH AND ECONOMICS 11.1 Introduction 11.2 Green Growth 11.3 Mainstream Economics 11.4 Importance of Green Economics 11.5 Objectives of Green Economics 11.6 Green Economics Principles 11.7 Economic Sectors Needing Greening 11.8 Benefits of Green Economy 11.9 Challenges of Green Economy 11.10 Conclusion References 12. GREEN BUSINESS 12.1 Introduction 12.2 Conventional Business 12.3 Characteristics of Green Business 12.4 Green Strategies 12.5 Building a Green Business 12.6 Benefits 12.7 Challenges 6.8 Conclusion References 13. GREEN MARKETING AND GREENWASHING 13.1 Introduction 13.2 Conventional Marketing 13.3 Green Marketing Concept 13.4 Examples of Green Marketing 13.5 Advantages and Disadvantages of GM 13.6 Benefits and Challenges of GM 13.7 Greenwashing Concept 13.8 The Seven Sins of Greenwashing 13.9 Examples of Greenwashing 13.10 Consequences of Greenwashing 13.11 Combating Greenwashing 13.12 Challenges of Greenwashing 13.13 Conclusion References 14. GREEN MANUFACTURING 14.1 Introduction 14.2 Traditional Manufacturing 14.3 Green Manufacturing Practices 14.4 Green Manufacturing Strategies 14.5 Motivations for Green Manufacturing 14.6 Applications of Green Manufacturing 14.7 Awareness of GM 14.8 Benefits and Challenges 14.9 Conclusion References 15. GREEN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT 15.1 Introduction 15.2 Supply Chain 15.3 Green Supply Chain Concept 15.4 Developing Green Supply Chain 15.5 Motivations for GSC 15.6 Applications of GSC 15.7 Supply Chain Management 15.8 Green Supply Chain Management 15.9 Benefits and Challenges 15.10 Conclusion References 16. GREEN LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORTATION 16.1 Introduction 16.2 Logistics and Reverse Logistics 16.3 Green Logistics 16.4 Green Transportation 16.5 Conclusion References

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Matthew N. O. Sadiku is presently a professor of electrical and computer engineering at Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX. Computational Electromagnetics with MATLAB and Emerging Internet-based Technologies (CRC Press, 2019). In addition to the engineering books, he has written Christian books including Secrets of Successful Marriages, How to Discover God's Will for Your Life, and commentaries on all the books of the New Testament Bible. Some of his books have been translated into French, Korean, Chinese (and Chinese Long Form in Taiwan), Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.

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