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Recuperating waste heat under the hood

For his semester project in mechanical engineering, Eliott Guenat studied the best way to recuperate waste heat from a car's engine. The challenge is figuring out how to incorporate the heat exchangers micro-turbomachines.

Jul 09, 2014 4.8 / 5 (5) 2

'Waste heat' may economize CO2 capture

In some of the first results from a federally funded initiative to find new ways of capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) from coal-fired power plants, Rice University scientists have found that CO2 can be removed ...

Mar 28, 2013 4.8 / 5 (4) 1 | with audio podcast

Energy-efficient water purification

Water and energy are two resources on which modern society depends. As demands for these increase, researchers look to alternative technologies that promise both sustainability and reduced environmental impact. Engineered ...

Jan 14, 2009 5 / 5 (3) 0