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Author Wellmer, Friedrich-Wilhelm, author.

Title Raw materials for future energy supply / Friedrich-W. Wellmer [and six others] ; with contribution from Gerhard Angerer, Berit Erlach, Tobias Kracke ; with support of Marie-Christin Hèolne.

Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2019]


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Physical description 1 online resource (248 p.)
Series Springer Earth and Environmental Science eBooks 2019 English+International
Contents Intro; Preface; Contents; Abbreviations and Units; Units; Chemical Element Symbols and Empirical Formulae; Summary; 1 Introduction; 1.1 Will Raw Materials Ever Be Depleted?; 1.2 Objectivity in the Discussion; 1.3 Social Acceptance: A Condition for the Exploitation of Natural Resources; References; 2 Fundamentals; 2.1 Conventional Classification of Natural Resources and Definitions; 2.2 Reserves, Resources and Geopotential; 2.3 Critical Raw Materials and Raw Materials of Strategic Economic Importance
2.4 Availability of Raw Materials: The Feedback Control Cycle of Raw Materials Supply and Commodity Studies2.4.1 The Feedback Control Cycle of Raw Material Supply; 2.4.2 Studies on Raw Materials Criticality; References; 3 Supply of Raw Materials and Effects of the Global Economy; 3.1 Primary Exploitation of Raw Materials and Forecasts of Future Availability; 3.1.1 Production Peak Instead of Static Life Time of Reserves and Resources?; 3.1.2 Energy and Water Requirements; 3.2 Price Setting and Market Mechanisms; 3.3 The Demand-Side; 3.3.1 General Trends
3.3.2 Technological Developments in the Demand-Side3.4 The Supply-Side; 3.4.1 The Impacts of Geology and Mining Economics on the Supply of Primary Raw Materials; 3.4.2 Political and Social Impacts on the Supply of Primary Raw Materials; 3.4.3 Technologies for Exploration and Exploitation of Mineral Resources; 3.4.4 The Availability of Secondary Resources; 3.4.5 Development of Technologies for the Recycling of Secondary Materials; 3.4.6 The Influence of Substitution and Increased Material Efficiency on the Supply of Natural Resources; References
4 Current Status of Natural Resources-An Overview4.1 Supply Situation of Mineral Natural Resources; 4.1.1 Founding of a German Natural Resource Company?; 4.1.2 Avoidance Strategies for a Reliable Supply; 4.1.3 Secondary Resources Increase the Reliability of Supply; 4.2 Supply Situation of Fossil Energy Fuels; 4.3 Supply Situation for Biomass; 4.3.1 Proportion of Bioenergy in Primary Energy Consumption; 4.3.2 The Balance Sheet for Plant Biomass Production in the Countryside; 4.3.3 Biomass from Forests and Woodlands; 4.3.4 Biomass from the Agricultural Industry; 4.3.5 Lignocellulose
4.3.6 Land, Soils, Water, Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Potassium4.3.7 Economic Aspects of the Utilization of Biomass; References; 5 The Raw Material Requirements for Energy Systems; 5.1 Demand-Driven Competition of Critical Raw Materials for Energy Technologies; 5.2 Response Capacity of the Global Raw Material System; 5.3 Critical Raw Materials for the Energy Transition; 5.3.1 Raw Material Criticality Studies: Comparison of Meta-studies; 5.3.2 Comparison of Analyses of Critical Raw Materials Required for the Energy Transition; 5.4 Author's Assessment of Criticality
Notes 5.4.1 Raw Materials Derived from Individual Deposits, in Particular the Rare-Earth Elements, and By-Product Elements
Other author Buchholz, Peter. author.
Gutzmer, Jens, author.
Hagelüken, Christian, author.
Herzig, Petere author.
Littke, Ralf, author.
Thauer, Rudolf K., author.
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Power resources -- Forecasting.
Power resources.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783319912295 electronic book
3319912291 electronic book