ECM Series Interview: George Crabtree (video)
Prof. George Crabtree (bio-sketch), Senior Scientist, Distinguished Fellow, and Director of the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research, Argonne National Laboratory; Professor of University of Illinois at Chicago; and Member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences gave the Closing Plenary at the 1st International Symposium on Energy Challenges and Mechanics.
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Evolution of Stress–Strain State in Structured Rock Specimens under Loading until Failure
V. N. Oparin, O. M. Usol’tseva*, V. N. Semenov, and P. A. Tsoi
N.A. Chinakal Institute of Mining, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, Krasnyi pr. 54, Novosibirsk, 630091 Russia
Journal of Energy Challenges and Mechanics, volume 1, pages 56-61.
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The Use of Power DC-DC Converters and Gyrator Structures for Energy Processing in Photovoltaic Solar Facilities
Barcelona College of Industrial Engineering (EUETIB), Consorci Escola Industrial de Barcelona (CEIB), Department of Electronics Department, Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) - BarcelonaTech, c/ Comte de Urgell, 187, 08036, Barcelona, Spain
Journal of Energy Challenges and Mechanics, volume 1, pages 62-68.
Prof. Herminio Martinez-Garcia of the Technical University of Catalonia - BarcelonaTech (UPC)，Spain，is the winner of the Cover Page Image Contest of the 2nd International Symposium on Energy Challenges and Mechanics.
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Operation of intelligent wind power unit
Ahmed Mohamed Galal1, Toshiaki Kanemoto2*, Kazumasa Makita3 and Yusuke Taneo3
1Faculty of Engineering, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt
2Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Kitakyushu 804-8550, Japan
3Graduate School of Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Kitakyushu 804-8550, Japan
Journal of Energy Challenges and Mechanics, volume 1, pages 69-73.
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Stress Analysis of NPP Steam Generator and Main Factors Affecting Safety
Hao Qian*, Xingyun Liang, Kefeng Zhang, Kai Zhang, Yongcheng Xie, Xiaoyao Shen
Department of Component Research and Design, Shanghai Nuclear Engineering Research and Design Institute, Shanghai 200233, China
Journal of Energy Challenges and Mechanics, volume 1, pages 74-80.
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The US shale energy boom and the price of fossil energy
The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy, ETLA, Lönnrotinkatu 4 B 00120 Helsinki, Finland
Journal of Energy Challenges and Mechanics, volume 1, pages 81-85.
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Cytochrome c as an electron acceptor of nanostructured titania and hematite semiconductors
Juliana C. Araújo-Chaves1, Aryane Tofanello1, César H. Yokomizo1,2, Waldemir M. Carvalho-Jr1, Flavio L. Souza1 and Iseli L. Nantes1*
1Laboratory of Nanostructures for Biology and Advanced Materials, Centro de Ciências Naturais e Humanas, Universidade Federal do ABC, Av dos Estados, 5001, Santo André-SP, Brazil
2INFAR, Departamento de Bioquímica, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Rua 3 de Maio, 100, São Paulo-SP, Brazil.
Journal of Energy Challenges and Mechanics, volume 1, pages 86-94.
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Design and development of proton exchange membrane fuel cell using open pore cellular foam as flow plate material
A. Baroutaji1*, J. G. Carton1, J. Stokes1, A. G. Olabi2
1Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering, Dublin City University, Dublin 9, Ireland
2Faculty of Science & Technology, University of the West of Scotland, Paisley, Scotland
Journal of Energy Challenges and Mechanics, volume 1, pages 95-102.
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Strategic orientation for the ocean energy market roll-out: Coherent technology learning by system dynamics modelling of trans-organisational expert knowledge
Ralf Bucher1*, Ian Bryden2
1University of Edinburgh, Institute for Energy Systems, Mayfield Road, Edinburgh, EH9 3JL, UK
2University of the Highlands and Islands, Ness Walk, Inverness, IV3 5SQ, UK
Journal of Energy Challenges and Mechanics, volume 1, pages 103-112.