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2020 IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS)

IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS) is an annual conference coordinated by the Plasma Science and Application Committee (PSAC) of the IEEE Nuclear & Plasma Sciences Society.


2019 44th International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves (IRMMW-THz)

Science, technology and applications spanning the millimeter-waves, terahertz and infrared spectral regions


2019 IEEE 28th International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE)

The conference will provide a forum for discussions and presentations of advancements inknowledge, new methods and technologies relevant to industrial electronics, along with their applications and future developments.


2019 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)

IEEE-ECCE 2019 brings together practicing engineers, researchers, entrepreneurs and other professionals for interactive and multi-disciplinary discussions on the latest advances in energy conversion technologies. The Conference provides a unique platform for promoting your organization.

  • 2018 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)

    The scope of ECCE 2018 includes all technical aspects of research, design, manufacture, application and marketing of devices, components, circuits and systems related to energyconversion, industrial power and power electronics.

  • 2017 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)

    ECCE is the premier global conference covering topics in energy conversion from electric machines, power electronics, drives, devices and applications both existing and emergent

  • 2016 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)

    The Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE) is focused on research and industrial advancements related to our sustainable energy future. ECCE began as a collaborative effort between two societies within the IEEE: The Power Electronics Society (PELS) and the Industrial Power Conversion Systems Department (IPCSD) of the Industry Application Society (IAS) and has grown to the premier conference to discuss next generation technologies.

  • 2015 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition

    The scope of ECCE 2015 includes all technical aspects of research, design, manufacture, application and marketing of devices, components, circuits and systems related to energy conversion, industrial power and power electronics.

  • 2014 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)

    Those companies who have an interest in selling to: research engineers, application engineers, strategists, policy makers, and innovators, anyone with an interest in energy conversion systems and components.

  • 2013 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)

    The scope of the congress interests include all technical aspects of the design, manufacture, application and marketing of devices, components, circuits and systems related to energy conversion, industrial power conversion and power electronics.

  • 2012 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)

    The IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE) will be held in Raleigh, the capital of North Carolina. This will provide a forum for the exchange of information among practicing professionals in the energy conversion business. This conference will bring together users and researchers and will provide technical insight as well.

  • 2011 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)

    IEEE 3rd Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition follows the inagural event held in San Jose, CA in 2009 and 2nd meeting held in Atlanta, GA in 2010 as the premier conference dedicated to all aspects of energy processing in industrial, commercial, transportation and aerospace applications. ECCE2011 has a strong empahasis on renewable energy sources and power conditioning, grid interactions, power quality, storage and reliability.

  • 2010 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)

    This conference covers all areas of electrical and electromechanical energy conversion. This includes power electrics, power semiconductors, electric machines and drives, components, subsystems, and applications of energy conversion systems.

  • 2009 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)

    The scope of the conference include all technical aspects of the design, manufacture, application and marketing of devices, circuits, and systems related to electrical energy conversion technology


2019 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT)

The scope of the conference will cover, but will not be limited to, the following topics: Robotics; Mechatronics; Industrial Automation; Autonomous Systems; Sensing and artificial perception, Actuators and Micro-nanotechnology; Signal/Image Processing and Computational Intelligence; Control Systems; Electronic System on Chip and Embedded Control; Electric Transportation; Power Electronics; Electric Machines and Drives; Renewable Energy and Smart Grid; Data and Software Engineering, Communication; Networking and Industrial Informatics.


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Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine, IEEE

The IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine publishes articles concerned with the various aspects of systems for space, air, ocean, or ground environments.


Applied Superconductivity, IEEE Transactions on

Contains articles on the applications and other relevant technology. Electronic applications include analog and digital circuits employing thin films and active devices such as Josephson junctions. Power applications include magnet design as well asmotors, generators, and power transmission


Automatic Control, IEEE Transactions on

The theory, design and application of Control Systems. It shall encompass components, and the integration of these components, as are necessary for the construction of such systems. The word `systems' as used herein shall be interpreted to include physical, biological, organizational and other entities and combinations thereof, which can be represented through a mathematical symbolism. The Field of Interest: shall ...


Computer Graphics and Applications, IEEE

IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications (CG&A) bridges the theory and practice of computer graphics. From specific algorithms to full system implementations, CG&A offers a strong combination of peer-reviewed feature articles and refereed departments, including news and product announcements. Special Applications sidebars relate research stories to commercial development. Cover stories focus on creative applications of the technology by an artist or ...


Education, IEEE Transactions on

Educational methods, technology, and programs; history of technology; impact of evolving research on education.


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Transition from fossil fuels power plants toward Virtual Power Plants of distribution networks

[{u'author_order': 1, u'affiliation': u'Department of Electrical Engineering, South Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Iran', u'authorUrl': u'https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/author/38475439300', u'full_name': u'Samaneh Pazouki', u'id': 38475439300}, {u'author_order': 2, u'affiliation': u'Department of Electrcial and Computer Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran', u'authorUrl': u'https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/author/37300552500', u'full_name': u'Mahmoud-Reza Haghifam', u'id': 37300552500}, {u'author_order': 3, u'affiliation': u'Department of Electrical Engineering, South Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Iran', u'authorUrl': u'https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/author/37085859472', u'full_name': u'Samira Pazouki', u'id': 37085859472}] 2016 21st Conference on Electrical Power Distribution Networks Conference (EPDC), 2016

One of the most significant challenges of metropolitan cities is producing the exceedingly growing demands of customers. To do this, fossil fuels power plants need to be established and transmission lines are required to be expanded. Founding fossil fuels power plants are along with more emission production and expenses. Worldwide smart grid project obligates all the countries to provide some ...


Realistic ocean energy alternatives to fossil fuels

[{u'author_order': 1, u'affiliation': u'Common Heritage Corp., Honolulu, HI, USA', u'authorUrl': u'https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/author/38180457700', u'full_name': u'J.P. Craven', u'id': 38180457700}] Proceedings of OCEANS 2005 MTS/IEEE, 2005

The US Commission on Ocean Policy endorsed the Administrations complete dependence on fossil fuels as the primary energy source for the nation. Two very significant alternatives were rejected or neglected. The first alternative was sea based semi submerged nuclear power plant ships deployed in a line paralleling the coastline of the United States. The US has developed and deployed hundreds ...


Fossil fuels, the greenhouse effect and photovoltaics

[{u'author_order': 1, u'affiliation': u'Solarex Corp., Newtown, PA, USA', u'authorUrl': u'https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/author/37309080600', u'full_name': u'D.E. Carlson', u'id': 37309080600}] Conference Record of the Twentieth IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, 1988

It is suggested that the timing and magnitude of an explosive growth period in photovoltaics will be strongly influenced by factors related to the use of fossil fuels. Depletion of fossil fuels in some parts of the world is likely to cause significant changes in the energy policies of various governments and to result in higher energy costs to the ...


Fossil fuels, the greenhouse effect and photovoltaics

[{u'author_order': 1, u'affiliation': u'Solarex Corp., Newtown, PA, USA', u'authorUrl': u'https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/author/37309080600', u'full_name': u'D.E. Carlson', u'id': 37309080600}] IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine, 1989

The dependence of widespread use of photovoltaics to generate electricity on the cost of competing forms of energy is examined. The likely rise in the cost of fossil fuels and their role in the contamination of the global environment are discussed. The depletion of oil reserves and changes in the global climate are highlighted. The role of photovoltaics in future ...


Pyrolysis of Jatropha curcas L. husk: Optimization solid, liquid and gas yield by using response surface methodology (RSM)

[{u'author_order': 1, u'affiliation': u'Fossil Fuels and Biomass Research Laboratory Universiti Teknologi MARA Perlis, 02600 Arau, Perlis, Malaysia', u'authorUrl': u'https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/author/37954754500', u'full_name': u'Zaidi Ab. Ghani', u'id': 37954754500}, {u'author_order': 2, u'affiliation': u'Fossil Fuels and Biomass Research Laboratory Universiti Teknologi MARA Perlis, 02600 Arau, Perlis, Malaysia', u'authorUrl': u'https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/author/37947434800', u'full_name': u'Izmal Nurhaqem Mohamed Khamil', u'id': 37947434800}, {u'author_order': 3, u'affiliation': u'Fossil Fuels and Biomass Research Laboratory Universiti Teknologi MARA Perlis, 02600 Arau, Perlis, Malaysia', u'authorUrl': u'https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/author/37948287700', u'full_name': u'Mat Riduan Md Isa', u'id': 37948287700}, {u'author_order': 4, u'affiliation': u'Fossil Fuels and Biomass Research Laboratory Universiti Teknologi MARA Perlis, 02600 Arau, Perlis, Malaysia', u'authorUrl': u'https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/author/38180221000', u'full_name': u'Muhammad Azim Bin Jamaluddin', u'id': 38180221000}, {u'author_order': 5, u'affiliation': u'Fossil Fuels and Biomass Research Laboratory Universiti Teknologi MARA Perlis, 02600 Arau, Perlis, Malaysia', u'authorUrl': u'https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/author/37949490000', u'full_name': u'Mohd Azlan Mohd Ishak', u'id': 37949490000}, {u'author_order': 6, u'affiliation': u'Fossil Fuels and Biomass Research Laboratory Universiti Teknologi MARA Perlis, 02600 Arau, Perlis, Malaysia', u'authorUrl': u'https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/author/37948257500', u'full_name': u'Khudzir Ismail', u'id': 37948257500}] 2011 3rd International Symposium & Exhibition in Sustainable Energy & Environment (ISESEE), 2011

This study aimed to develop an optimal condition for production of solid and liquid products from the pyrolysis of Jatropha curcas L. husk. Response surface methodology (RSM) based on central composite rotatable design (CCRD) was applied to optimize the combination effect of three important reaction variables, i.e. reaction temperature (°C), heating rate (°C/min) and nitrogen gas flow rate (ml/min). The ...


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  • Fossil Fuels: Heat, Light, and Prime Movers

    This chapter contains sections titled: Coals: The Earliest Modern Fuels, Hydrocarbons: Crude Oils and Natural Gases, From Extraction to Combustion: Modern Fossil Fuel Industries, Mechanical Prime Movers: Engines and Turbines, Fossil-Fueled Electricity: Generation and Transmission

  • Fossil Fuels and The Basic Combustion Process

    The process of combustion requires three items: a combustible fuel containing a certain amount of available energy that can be released during the combustion process, oxygen in sufficient quantity to ensure complete combustion and a heat source. This chapter discusses the combustible fuel and the oxidizing agent (air) as they pertain to the typical fossil fuel steam generator. The two most common types of fossil fuels utilized for electricity generation are natural gas and coal. The chapter shows the combustion equations for various types of elements contained in fossil fuels. It also shows the theoretical maximum amount of energy released for one pound mass of element combusted. Fossil fuels are formed by the decomposition of organics over millions of years. The main combustible material in fossil fuel that is used to obtain chemical energy is carbon, although other molecules such as hydrogen and sulfur may provide some amount of energy during the combustion process.

  • Global Warming and the Future of the Earth

    The globally averaged surface temperature of the Earth has increased during the past century by about 0.7°C. Most of the increase can be attributed to the greenhouse effect, the increase in the atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide that is emitted when fossil fuels are burned to produce energy.The book begins with the important distinction between weather and climate, followed by data showing how carbon dioxide has increased and the incontrovertible evidence that it is caused by burning fossil fuels (i.e., coal, oil, and natural gas). I also address the inevitable skepticism that global warming arouses and offer a number of responses to the global warming skeptics. After dealing with the skeptics, I analyze both the current and future effects of global warming. These future effects are based on scenarios or “storylines” put forth by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis. In closing, I address the controversial (and grim) suggestion that we have already passed the “tipping point,” which is the time after which, regardless of our future actions, global warming will cause considerable hardship on human society. I intend this book to be approachable for all concerned citizens, but especially students of the sciences and engineering who will soon be in a position to make a difference in the areas of energy and the environment. I have tried to frame the debate in terms of what the engineering community must do to help combat global warming. We have no choice but to think in terms of global environmental constraints as we design new power plants, factories, automobiles, buildings, and homes. The best thing for scientists to do is to present what we know, clearly separating what is known from what is suspected, in a non-apocalyptic manner. If matters are clearly and passionately presented to the public, we must be prepared to accept the will of the people. This presents the scientific community with an enormous responsibility, perhaps unlike any we have had in the past. Contents: Weather and Climate (and a Little History) / Are the Concentrations of Greenhouse Gases in the Atmosphere Increasing? / The Greenhouse Effect and the Evidence of Global Warming / The Skeptics: Are Their Doubts Scientifically Valid / Impacts: The "So What" Question / The Bottom Line

  • Fossil Fuels

    This chapter contains sections titled: Coal Extraction, Preparation, and Transport, Crude Oils, Refining, and Long-Distance Deliveries, Natural Gas, Pipelines, and Liquefied Natural Gas

  • Fossil Fuels, Primary Electricity, and Renewables

    Fundamentally, no terrestrial civilization can be anything else but a solar society dependent on the Sun's radiation, which energizes a habitable biosphere and produces all of our food, animal feed and wood. Preindustrial societies used this solar energy flux both directly, as incoming radiation (insolation)—every house has always been a solar house, passively heated—and indirectly.

  • Introduction

    The global demand for clean energy and electricity is rising fast. Thermal power plants burning fossil fuels are still the main source of power generation worldwide. Modern civilization cannot rely solely on fossil‐fuel‐based power generation in the future, even though today it is the dominant technology for electric power generation. Transmission and distribution losses and the low energy efficiency of end‐user applications are other elements contributing to the reduced exploitation of generated electricity. Power electronics and new converter technologies may support some of the sustainability goals by enabling the cost‐efficient and reliable integration of renewable energy sources (RES) into the power system. The use of voltage‐source‐converter (VSC) technology makes it possible to maintain the voltage and power quality on the connecting ac networks. The integration of RES into the power system will strongly rely on the availability of transmission and distribution networks.

  • Series Foreword

    Kelly Sims Gallagher and Xiaowei Xuan's book on climate change policy in the United States and China could not be more timely given the changes taking place within each nation and globally. In 2015, the United States accounted for 15 percent and China for 29 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, more than other nations in the world. On a per capita basis, the United States was significantly higher than China in its emissions. When the G7 leaders were unsuccessful in persuading President Donald Trump to keep the United States in the Paris Climate Accord in May 2017, French President Emmanuel Macron turned to the leaders of the other nations and said, "China leads." Many might argue that America's exit from the accord marks the end of the nation's leadership on climate change. However, given the overwhelming evidence of the severity of the problem and its very serious negative effects on the world, it is hard to imagine that future presidents will embrace President Trump's position. In fact, despite President Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Accord, numerous American states and cities are adopting policies to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, and many leading U.S. corporations remain supportive of the agreement.

  • Foreword by John P. Holdren

    The joint leadership of the United States and China played a pivotal role in bringing the nations of the world together to sign the December 2015 Paris climate agreement—a groundbreaking set of national commitments and side agreements establishing, for the first time, a truly global process for reducing the greenhouse gas emissions that are disrupting the world's climate. Notwithstanding President Trump's misguided determination to withdraw from the Paris Agreement, the fact is that strengthening and deepening the US-China leadership that led to the agreement will be essential if that global compact is to succeed as the necessary next step toward avoiding climate catastrophe. Titans of the Climate provides policymakers, scholars, and advocates for stabilizing the global climate a rich understanding of the climate policy processes of these two countries, whose continued leadership in this domain is so critical to the success of the Paris Agreement and the needed steps beyond.

  • Conclusion

    This book has examined in detail the selection process of biomass materials for the purpose of using them as a source of a fuel. This concluding chapter of the book provides an outline on the application of REA1 methodology, and the importance of biomass as a source of renewable energy. A number of businessmen, engineers, researchers, and technicians still believe that there is not enough support at the present time for co-firing methods and for the bio-fuels industries in general. The super fuel sample (SFS) fulfills certain factors such as price, quality, and availability, storage, which the majority of biofuels available on the market cannot provide. Depending on the type of technology used and the type of biomass materials, the cost of producing energy from biomass materials can vary.

  • Introduction

    This introductory chapter provides an overview of the structure and contents of the book. It focuses on energy utilization and discusses the need for effective biomass utilization. The chapter also discusses why the need for a new energy system exists, and explains several barriers to the adoption of renewable energy technologies. The aim of the book is to apply a systematic approach to biomass materials for the purpose of finding the most economical and efficient type, capable of producing sufficient energy on a commercial scale. This should help in reducing harmful gasses and stabilize CO2 in the atmosphere. The book investigates various biomass samples for long-term commercial use. When environmental issues, long-term supply/availability, and economic reasons are taken into account, the design and implementation of a new biomass energy system can provide benefits in many ways.




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