Food-Energy-Water Nexus Resilience and Sustainable Development Decision-Making Methods, Planning, and Trade-Off Analysis

This book presents readers with an integrated modeling approach for analyzing and understanding the interconnection of water, energy, and food resources and discusses the relationship between resilience and sustainability of the food- energy –water (FEW) system. Authors provide novel frameworks, mod...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Asadi, Somayeh (Editor), Mohammadi-Ivatloo, Behnam (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2020, 2020
Edition:1st ed. 2020
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction to FEW nexus
  • Resiliency and sustainability definition in FEW systems
  • Planning of interdependent energy, water and food systems
  • Decision-making tools for optimal operation of FEW systems
  • Modeling of EW and FEW systems
  • Sustainable design of EW and FEW systems
  • Impact of renewable energy resources in EW and FEW systems
  • Renewable energy based water desalination systems
  • Net zero energy buildings: design and operation
  • Net zero water and waste buildings: design and operation
  • Renewable energy systems for agriculture applications
  • Security interactions of food, water and energy systems
  • Challenges and opportunities of FEW nexus in the sustainable development of different countries
  • Impact of FEW nexus perspectives on managing agricultural droughts
  • An integrated modeling approach for FEW nexus management