Handbook of Research on Renewable Energy and Electric Resources for Sustainable Rural Development

Handbook of Research on Renewable Energy and Electric Resources for Sustainable Rural Development

Valeriy Kharchenko (Federal Scientific Agroengineering Center VIM, Russia) and Pandian Vasant (Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia)
Projected Release Date: January, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 535
ISBN13: 9781522538677|ISBN10: 1522538674|EISBN13: 9781522538684|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3867-7


To maintain a healthy ecosystem for contemporary society and for future generations, policies must be implemented to protect the environment. This can be achieved by consistent evaluation of new initiatives and strategies.

The Handbook of Research on Renewable Energy and Electric Resources for Sustainable Rural Development is a critical scholarly resource that examines efficient use of electric resources and renewable energy sources which have a positive impact on sustainable development. Featuring coverage on cogeneration thermal modules, photovoltaic (pv) solar, and renewable energy systems (RES) application practices, this publication is geared towards academics, practitioners, professionals, and upper-level students interested in the latest research on renewable energy and electric resources for sustainable rural development.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Biological Objects Reactions Management
  • Cogeneration
  • Electric Pulse Cultivation
  • Energy Saving Systems
  • PV Solar
  • RES Application Practices
  • Small Hydropower Plants
  • Thermal Treatments

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Dr. Pandian Vasant E-mail: pvasant@gmail.com

Dr. Pandian Vasant is a senior lecturer at Department of Fundamental and Applied Sciences, Faculty of Science and Information Technology, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS in Malaysia. He holds PhD (UNEM, Costa Rica) in Computational Intelligence, MSc (UMS, Malaysia, Engineering Mathematics) and BSc (2nd Class Upper-Hons in Mathematics, UM, Malaysia) in Mathematics. His research interests include Soft Computing, Hybrid Optimization, Holistic Optimization, Innovative Computing and Applications. He has co-authored research papers and articles in national journals, international journals, conference proceedings, conference paper presentation, and special issues lead guest editor, lead guest editor for book chapters’ project, conference abstracts, edited books, keynote lecture and book chapters (190 publications indexed in SCOPUS). In the year 2009, Dr. Pandian Vasant was awarded top reviewer for the journal Applied Soft Computing (Elsevier), awarded outstanding reviewer in the year 2015 for ASOC (Elsevier) journal and Top reviewer for Sentinels of Science: Computer Science (Oct. 2015 - Sept. 2016). He has 26 years of working experience at the various universities from 1989-2017. Currently he is Editor-in-Chief of IJCO, IJSIEC, IEM, IJEOE Associate Editor IJFSA, Editor of GJTO, member of American Mathematical Society, MERLIN, and NAVY Research Groups. H-Index SCOPUS Citations = 37, H-Index Google Scholar = 26, i10 index = 91.

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