Energy versus Carbon Dioxide

How can we save the world? 59 Theses

Authors: Stan, Cornel

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  • Real causes of non-natural carbon dioxide emissions: space heating, mobility and globalization
  • Electrical energy from sun, wind and water versus hydrogen from electrolysis and biofuels from plants
  • Thermal engines producing heat and electricity from carbon dioxide, waste, manure and wastewater
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​This book is focussed on forms of energy for the future, while maintaining climate neutrality, partly by drastically reducing, partly by recycling the resulting carbon dioxide emissions. Electric drive of cars and machines instead of combustion engines do not solve the conflict between energy and carbon dioxide, more efficient ways are described. The book presents hopeful forms of energy conversion without carbon dioxide such as photovoltaics, wind power and hydropower, with their advantages, but also with their disadvantages. More promissing is the energy generation maintaining climate neutrality: The water cycle nature-electrolysis-machine-nature is compared with the carbon dioxide cycle nature- photosynthesis in plant-machine-nature.  The results of this analysis are largely surprising from such perspective.

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Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Prof. E. h. Dr. h. c. mult. Cornel Stan studied aerospace engineering at the Polytechnic University of Bucharest. He received his doctorate in 1984 in the field of internal combustion engines at the Technical University of Zwickau and completed his habilitation there in 1989 in the field of automotive engineering. From 1984 he worked for the MZ-Motorradwerk Zschopau (successor to DKW) for seven years, where he was in a leading position in the development of future drives.

In 1992 Stan was appointed professor for technical thermodynamics at the University of Applied Sciences in Zwickau, later the West Saxon University of Applied Sciences in Zwickau (Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau), where he later also became director of the Institute for Automotive Technology. His teaching and research areas include motor vehicle drive systems, direct injection processes, simulation of thermodynamic processes, combustion processes, alternative fuels and energy management in vehicles. His specialist books on thermodynamics, alternative drives for automobiles and direct injection systems for gasoline and diesel engines are included in many of the major national libraries around the world. Stan is the author or co-author of more than 30 specialist books, over 150 scientific articles and 40 international patents, in particular on unconventional injection processes in internal combustion engines.

In 1994 he became chairman of the board and scientific director of the newly founded research and transfer center e.V. at the West Saxon University of Applied Sciences in Zwickau, (FTZ Zwickau), whose activities are currently focused on automotive engineering and electronics, electromagnetic compatibility, electrical power engineering, new technologies and materials in mechanical engineering and laser technology.

From 1994 to 1996 Stan was appointed Honorary Professor (Professore a Contratto) at the Universita degli Studi di Pisa, Italy, and in 1998 and 1999 Honorary Professor at the Universita degli Studi di Perugia, Italy. In 2002, 2003, 2004 he was Honorary Professor (1st class des Professeurs) at the Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France. In 2005/2006 he was Russell Severance Springer Professor of Mechanical Engineering (Invited Professor) at the University of California, Berkeley, USA.

Between 2000 and 2010 Stan served as a Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Automobile Engineering, Institution of Mechanical Engineers ImechE, UK. Since 2012 he has been editor-in-chief of the magazine Ingineria Automobilului (Automotive Engineering) of the SIAR - Romanian Association of Automotive Engineers.

Stan organized and led several international congresses and conferences, among others: "Alternative Propulsion Systems for Automobiles", Essen 2000; "Development Trends of Motorcycles", Zwickau 2002, Munich 2003, Borgo Panigale / Ducati, 2004, 2005, 2007;“Alternative Propulsion Systems for Automobiles", Berlin 2007, Munich 2009; "VDIK-Future Propulsion of Automobiles", AMI Leipzig, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016.[16]

Stan is also the author of well-known novels published in German, English and Romanian. Among his novels are the "Automacher" and "Dracfried".

Stan´s languages for publications, courses and conferences are German, English, French, Italian and Romanian.

Awards and distinctions:

Fellow of the Society of Automotive Engineers SAE International, 2008

Honorary Professor at Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania, 2004

Doctor Honoris Causa at Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania, 2005

Doctor Honoris Causa at Ovidius University of Constanta, Romania, 2018

Table of contents (18 chapters)

Table of contents (18 chapters)
  • Matter

    Pages 3-5

    Stan, Cornel

  • Energy versus carbon dioxide in the nutrition of human beings

    Pages 6-21

    Stan, Cornel

  • Energy versus carbon dioxide in the nutrition of other living beings

    Pages 22-25

    Stan, Cornel

  • Energy from carbon dioxide for the nutrition of plants and trees

    Pages 26-30

    Stan, Cornel

  • Flora and fauna have inversed carbon dioxide cycles

    Pages 31-35

    Stan, Cornel

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Energy versus Carbon Dioxide
Book Subtitle
How can we save the world? 59 Theses
Authors
Copyright
2022
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-662-64162-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-662-64162-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-64161-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 236
Number of Illustrations
35 b/w illustrations
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