Fuel Cells: Selected Entries from the Encyclopedia of by Klaus-Dieter Kreuer (auth.), Klaus-Dieter Kreuer (eds.)

By Klaus-Dieter Kreuer (auth.), Klaus-Dieter Kreuer (eds.)

The anticipated finish of the “oil age” will bring about expanding concentration and reliance on substitute power conversion units, between which gasoline cells have the aptitude to play a tremendous position. not just can phosphoric acid and reliable oxide gasoline cells already successfully convert today’s fossil fuels, together with methane, into electrical energy, yet different different types of gas cells, resembling polymer electrolyte membrane gas cells, have the aptitude to turn into the cornerstones of a potential destiny hydrogen financial system.

Featuring 21 peer-reviewed entries from the Encyclopedia of Sustainability technology and know-how, gasoline Cells deals concise but accomplished insurance of the present country of study and identifies key components for destiny research. across the world well known experts supply authoritative introductions to a wide selection of gasoline phone varieties, and speak about fabrics, elements, and structures for those applied sciences. The entries additionally disguise sustainability and advertising concerns, together with comparisons of gasoline cells with replacement technologies.

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Encyclopedia of American Popular Fiction (Literary by Geoff Hamilton

By Geoff Hamilton

Vivid characters and excellent storytelling are the hallmarks of fine renowned fiction. Encyclopedia of yank renowned Fiction is a brand new A-to-Z source that covers these modern authors and works that experience loved advertisement luck within the usa yet are usually ignored by means of extra "literary" courses. Written by way of literary students, this useful source presents highschool and school scholars with every thing they should understand to appreciate the authors and works of yankee renowned fiction.Coverage includes:

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Encyclopedia of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Confederacy): by Bruce Elliott Johansen

By Bruce Elliott Johansen

A entire reference paintings at the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Confederacy), containing over two hundred entries overlaying Haudenosaunee historical past, present-day matters, and contributions to basic North American tradition. "Haudenosaunee" (People of the Longhouse) is the identify the Iroquois use for his or her confederacy ("Iroquois" is the identify given them via the French). This encyclopedia surveys the histories of the six constituent countries of the confederacy (Seneca, Cayuga, Onondaga, Oneida, Mohawk, and Tuscarora, followed approximately 1725). a number of entries additionally hint ways that the practices of the Iroquois have filtered into common North American society.

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Encyclopedia of Business in Today's World

Enterprise in today's global is more and more varied. venture trade, even via a person, can suggest operating globally via a welter of recent media with possibilities of every kind swiftly showing. the bounds, scope, content material, constructions, and methods of a company job can morph into different ones during a venture. modern companies, and definitely destiny companies, locate it incumbent upon them to slot in the necessities of environmental and fiscal sustainability of the others who inhabit our world.

With greater than 1,000 entries, the Encyclopedia of industrial in Today's global is jam-packed with crucial and up to date info at the kingdom of commercial in our international. not just does it replicate the place enterprise is, it additionally conveys the trajectory of commercial farther into the twenty first century. those 4 volumes supply transparent overviews of the real enterprise issues of our time, starting from tradition surprise to forex hedging, political hazard, offshoring, and transnational firms. The wealth of subject matters signify an built-in imaginative and prescient through the editor of a perplexity of services, applied sciences, and environmental factors.

Key Features

offers perception into the advance and present company scenario globally via articles on many person countries
Examines the techniques, tasks, and ethics of commercial within the worldwide market
bargains entries written through specialists from different fields
contains an appendix that appears at international exchange association statistics
provides an enormous variety of issues, together with key businesses, company rules, areas, nations, dimensions of globalization, monetary components, overseas agreements, monetary tools, accounting laws and methods, theories, laws, administration practices and ways, and masses more

Key Themes

aggressive Forces
company Profiles
Cultural Environments
Economics of overseas Business
monetary Theories of overseas Business
Ethics, Corruption, and Social Responsibility
Export/Import Strategies
international Direct Investment
Globalization and Society
Human source Management
foreign Accounting
foreign Finance
overseas financial System
foreign Trade
criminal and hard work Issues
administration and Leadership
production and Operations
Political Environments
nearby fiscal Integration
Supranational and nationwide Organizations

The Encyclopedia of industrial in Today's global serves as a normal, nontechnical source for college students, professors, and librarians looking to comprehend the advance of commercial as practiced within the usa and the world over.

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