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Month: December 2018

Pearce: Health and Quality of Life Publications

Pearce: Autonomous and Intelligent Systems Publications

Open-Source Lab: How to Build Your Own Hardware and Reduce Research Costs by Joshua M. Pearce


Pearce: Sustainability and Resilience Publications

Sustainability and Resilience


David Denkenberger and Joshua Pearce, Feeding Everyone No Matter What: Managing Food Security After Global Catastrophe , 1st Edition, Academic Press, San Diego (2015).
Joshua M. Pearce, “Free and Open Source Appropriate Technology” in Martin Parker, George Cheney, Valerie Fournier and Chris Land (Eds.) Routledge Companion to Alternative Organisation, pp. 308-328, 2014.
Usman Mushtaq and Joshua M. Pearce “Open Source Appropriate Nanotechnology ” Chapter 9 in editors Donald Maclurcan and Natalia Radywyl, Nanotechnology and Global Sustainability, CRC Press, pp. 191-213, 2012.
Fwd.png Joshua M. Pearce in Gupta, V. (Ed). The Future We Deserve: 100 Visions of the Future,  Pediapress.  Open access
  • “Open Source Appropriate Technology”, p. 29.
  • “Solar Photovoltaic Energy Replication”, p. 50.
Cda displayimage.jpg Ha T. Nguyen and Joshua M. Pearce, “Community-scale Wind-powered Desalination for Selected Coastal Mekong Provinces in Vietnam” in M.A. Stewart and P.A. Coclanis (eds.), Environmental Change and Agricultural Sustainability in the Mekong Delta Advances in Global Change Research 2011, Volume 45, Part 4, 371-398,  Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2011.

Life Cycle Analysis

Green Energy.jpg Joshua M. Pearce, “On-site Renewable Energy Generation”, in Robbins, Paul, Mulvaney, Dustin, and, Golson, J. Geoffrey (Editors), Green Energy: An A-to-Z Guide. 2010. SAGE Publications. ISBN: 9781412971850Joshua M. Pearce, “Energy Payback”, in Robbins, Paul, Mulvaney, Dustin, and Golson, J. Geoffrey (Editors), Green Energy: An A-to-Z Guide. 2010. SAGE Publications. ISBN: 9781412971850

Sustainability Education

K. Branker and J. M. Pearce, “Hybridizing Virtual- and Field-based Service Learning”, Chapter 15 in Brian A. Nejmeh (Ed.) Service-Learning in the Computer and Information Sciences: Practical Applications in Engineering Education, IEEE/Wiley:Hoboken, NJ, pp. 311- 334, 2012.
Angela R. Bielefeldt and Joshua M. Pearce, “Service Learning in Engineering” Chapter 2 in Thomas H. Colledge (Ed), Convergence: Philosophies and Pedagogies for Developing the Next Generation of Humanitarian Engineers and Social Entrepreneurs, NCIIA, pp.24-52 (2012). Free E-book pdf.
Rob Harrap, Sylvie Daniel, Michael Power, Joshua Pearce, Nicholas Hedley, “Design and Implementation of Mobile Educational Games: Networks and Innovation”, in Nicholas Chrisman and Monica Wachowicz (Eds). The Added Value of Scientific Networking: Perspectives from the GEOIDE Network Members 1998-2012, GEOIDE Network, Quebec, Canada. Chapter 8, pp. 157-187 (2012). Free E-book pdf
Ssunis.jpg Joshua M. Pearce and Eleanor ter Horst, “Service Learning for Sustainable Development in Foreign Languages”, in Filho, W.L. Editor, Sustainability at Universities: Opportunities, Challenges and Trends 2009, pp. 73-85, 2009.
SL.jpg Joshua M. Pearce, “Service-Learning in Engineering and Science for Sustainable Development”. In Service Learning: Perspectives and Applications, Ed. Shalini S.  Hyderabad, India: Icfai University Press, Chapter 13, 2008.
  • Joshua M. Pearce, “Teaching Science by Encouraging Innovation in Appropriate Technologies for Sustainable Development”, Proceedings of the 11th Annual National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance Conference, pp.159-167, 2007. open access
  • Joshua M. Pearce, “Solar Photovoltaic Open Lectures” – Annotated Presentations on Solar Photovoltaics,, 2007.
    • “Solar Photovoltaic Physics”
    • “Engineering Photovoltaic Systems”
    • “Engineering Photovoltaic Systems II”
    • “Economics of Photovoltaic Systems”
    • “Environmental and Social Impact of Solar Photovoltaics”

Pearce: Policy, Ethics and Culture Publications

Nicole C. McDonald, Ha T. Nguyen, and Joshua M. Pearce, “Technical Feasibility of Renewable Electricity Generation in Nunavut” in M.D. Tiwari, A. Vaish (Ed.), Green Energy, River Publishers: Alborg, Denmark, pp. 41-74 (2012). Available: Google Books preview
Greeen Issues 72ppiRGB 150pixW.jpg Joshua M. Pearce, “Socially Responsible Investing”, in Schiffman, H. S. (Ed), Green Issues and Debates: An A-to-Z Guide, Sage Publications, Inc (June 28, 2011): Los Angeles, pp. 431-439.
15945 Robbins Ency of Environment V1 300ppiRGB 150pixw.jpg Joshua M. Pearce, “Union of Concerned Scientists”, and “Green Production and Industry”, in Paul Robins, Editor, Encyclopedia of Environment and Society, pp. 819-820, Sage Publications, Inc., 2007.

Pearce: Natural Resources, Water and Energy Publications

Solar Photovoltaic Systems

  • Harshavardhan Dinesh, Joshua M. Pearce, The potential of agrivoltaic systems, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 54, 299-308 (2016). DOI:10.1016/j.rser.2015.10.024, open access
  • Heidari, N., Gwamuri, J., Townsend, T.,Pearce, J.M. (2015). Impact of Snow and Ground Interference on Photovoltaic Electric System Performance. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics 5(6),1680-1685, (2015). doi: 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2015.2466448 open access
  • Andrews, R.W.; Pollard, A.; Pearce, J.M., “Photovoltaic System Performance Enhancement With Nontracking Planar Concentrators: Experimental Results and Bidirectional Reflectance Function (BDRF)-Based Modeling,” IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics 5(6), pp.1626-1635 (2015). DOI: 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2015.2478064 open access
  • Omar Ormachea, Faviola Romero, Oscar Urquidi, Augusta Abrahamse, Joshua Pearce, Matthew de Vuono, Rob Andrews. Desarrollo de un sistema de monitoreo de radiación solar basado en un espectrómetro de amplio espectro y análisis de resultados preliminares. Procedings of the Simposio Nacional en Energías Renovables, Cochabamba, Bolivia, 2012. pages 97-104. open access
  • H.T. Nguyen and J.M. Pearce. “Towards Automated Quantification of Solar Photovoltaic Potential in Large Urban Areas for City-based Electric Utility Planning”. Proceedings of the International Conference 2011 on Spatial Planning and Sustainable Development. Kanazawa, Japan A31-3 (2011).
  • Joshua M. Pearce, “Rooftop Solar Photovoltaic Evaluation and Mobile Energy Audit”, Report for CanmetENERGY of Natural Resources Canada, SET126373X (March, 2011).
  • E. Lee, A. H. Nosrat, and J. M. Pearce, “Potential of Using Renewable Energy Technologies for Tehran’s Public Transportation Sector”, 18th Annual International Conference on Mechanical Engineering-ISME2010, 11-13 May, 2010, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, ISME2010-3643, pp. 1-6.
  • J.M. Pearce, “Household-Scale Cogen + Solar Photovoltaic Hybrid Systems: Effects on Penetration and Storage for Eastern Ontario”, Proceedings of the 4th Annual Canadian Solar Buildings Conference. p. 2, 2009.

Solar Cells

J. Gwamuri, D. Ö. Güney and J. M. Pearce, 2013. “Advances in Plasmonic Light Trapping in Thin-Film Solar Photovoltaic Devices”, in Solar Cell Nanotechnology, Atul Tiwari (Editor), Rabah Boukherroub (Editor), Maheshwar Sharon (Editor), Wiley, ISBN: 978-1-118-68625-6

Energy Conservation

  • D. Denkenberger, M. Parisi, J.M. Pearce. “Towards Low-Cost Microchannel Heat Exchangers: Vehicle Heat Recovery Ventilator Prototype” Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics (HEFAT), 14-16 July 2014, Orlando, FL, USA. open access
Philander Ency GlobalWarming 2e 3D 72ppiRGB 150pixW.jpg Joshua M. Pearce,  “Green Homes”, pp. 673-675,  “Green Cities”,  pp.667-669, and  “Life Cycle Analysis”,  pp.858-860, Philander, George (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, Second Edition, SAGE Publications, Inc ,  2012.
Advances in Energy Research.jpg J. M. Pearce, D. Denkenberger, and H. Zielonka, “Accelerating Applied Sustainability by Utilizing Return on Investment for Energy Conservation Measures” in Morena J. Acosta (Ed.) Advances in Energy Research Vol. 3, Nova Science Publishers: New York, pp.107-126, 2011.
Energyandbuildings.jpg E. M. Pearce and J. M. Pearce, “Life Cycle Considerations in Energy Conservation for Design of Low Income Housing”Chapter 10, in Utrick, Joseph B. editor, Energy and Buildings: Efficiency, Air Quality and Conservation Nova Science Publishers: New York, pp. 257-278, 2009.
Energyconservation 000.jpg Joshua M. Pearce, David Denkenberger, and Heather Zielonka, “Energy Conservation Measures as Investments”, in Spadoni, Giacomo, editor,  Energy Conservation: New Research, Nova Science Publishers: New York, pp. 67-85, 2009.
  • J. M. Pearce, D. Denkenberger, and H. Zielonka, “Accelerating Applied Sustainability by Utilizing Return on Investment for Energy Conservation Measures” International Journal of Energy, Environment and Economics, 17(1), pp. 61-80, 2009.
Philander Ency GlobalWarming 2e 3D 72ppiRGB 150pixW.jpg Joshua M. Pearce, “Green Homes” and “Green Cities”, in S. G. Philander (Editor), Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, Vol. 2, pp. 465-466, SAGE Publications, Inc, 2008.
Innovation 000.jpg Chris Russill and Joshua M. Pearce, “Sustainability Communication in American Model Research Universities : A Pragmatist Heuristic and the Rationale for Energy Service Projects”, in Innovation, Education and Communication for Sustainable Development, (ed. Walter Leal) in Peter Lang Publishing: Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien, pp. 583-600, 2006.
    • Included in the Adelaide: The Green City minidisk, distributed by the Office of Sustainability, Department for Environment and Heritage, Government of South Australia.
    • Included in CD on Ecological Footprint, Regional Government Network Sustainability Conference and Academic Forum, Department of Environment, Government of Western Australia.