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Lubrication Fundamentals, Third Edition, Revised and Expanded


Don M. Pirro, Martin Webster, Ekkehard Daschner
March 17, 2016

Careful selection of the right lubricant(s) is required to keep a machine running smoothly. Lubrication Fundamentals, Third Edition, Revised and Expanded describes the need and design for the many specialized oils and greases used to lubricate machine elements and builds on the tribology and lubrica...

Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources: Exploitation and Development


Usman Ahmed, D. Nathan Meehan
June 14, 2016

As the shale revolution continues in North America, unconventional resource markets are emerging on every continent. In the next eight to ten years, more than 100,000 wells and one- to two-million hydraulic fracturing stages could be executed, resulting in close to one trillion dollars in industry s...

Membrane Technologies for Water Treatment: Removal of Toxic Trace Elements with Emphasis on Arsenic, Fluoride and Uranium


Alberto Figoli, Jan Hoinkis, Jochen Bundschuh
May 27, 2018

Focuses on the application of membrane technologies in removing toxic metals\metalloids from water. Particular attention is devoted to the removal of arsenic, uranium, and fluoride. These compounds are all existing in the earth’s crust at levels between two and five thousands micrograms per kg...

Energy Recovery from Municipal Solid Waste by Thermal Conversion Technologies


P. Jayarama Reddy
May 27, 2018

This book presents an overview of the technology that allows millions and millions of tons of municipal solid waste generated globally to be perceived as an asset which, after materials recovery for recycling, can be used to generate clean power, transport fuels that can substitute fossil fuels,...

Extracting Innovations: Mining, Energy, and Technological Change in the Digital Age

Martin J. Clifford, Robert K. Perrons, Saleem H. Ali, Tim A. Grice
May 09, 2018

This book considers the most contemporary innovations propelling the extractive industries forward while also creating new environmental and social challenges. The socio-ecological fabric of innovation in the extractive industries is considered through an integrative approach that brings together...

Bioprocess Engineering for a Green Environment

V. Sivasubramanian
May 08, 2018

This book deals with bioprocess engineering, which encompasses the design and development of equipment and processes for the manufacturing of products such as food, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, polymers and paper from biological materials. It also deals with studying various biotechnological...

Advanced Heat Transfer, Second Edition

Greg F. Naterer
May 08, 2018

Advanced Heat Transfer, Second Edition provides a comprehensive presentation of intermediate and advanced heat transfer, and a unified treatment including both single and multiphase systems. It provides a fresh perspective, with coverage of new emerging fields within heat transfer, such as solar...

The Newman Lectures on Mathematics

John Newman, Vincent Battaglia
May 02, 2018

Prof. Newman is considered one of the great chemical engineers of his time. His reputation derives from his mastery of all phases of the subject matter, his clarity of thought, and his ability to reduce complex problems to their essential core elements. He is a member of the National Academy of...

Membrane Fabrication

Nidal Hilal, Ahmad Fauzi Ismail, Chris Wright
April 30, 2018

Membranes play a crucial role in ensuring the optimum use and recovery of materials in manufacturing. In the process industries, they are required for efficient production and minimization of environmental impact. They are also essential for the efficient production of clean water, a significant...

Tribocatalysis, Tribochemistry, and Tribocorrosion

Czeslaw Kajdas, Ken'ichi Hiratsuka
April 26, 2018

This book focuses on the triboemission of low-energy electrons from the freshly generated surface. These electrons play the most crucial role in the chemical reactions at the tribological interface. New models and TIP (thermodymanics of irreversible processes) describe in detail the behavior of...

Biomass and Biofuels: Advanced Biorefineries for Sustainable Production and Distribution

Shibu Jose, Thallada Bhaskar
April 25, 2018

The long-held tenets of the energy sector are being rewritten in the twenty-first century. The rise of unconventional oil and gas and of renewables is transforming our economies and improving our understanding of the distribution of the world’s energy resources and their impacts. A complete...

Nuclear Hydrogen Production Handbook

Xing L. Yan, Ryutaro Hino
April 25, 2018

Written by two leading researchers from the world-renowned Japan Atomic Energy Agency, the Nuclear Hydrogen Production Handbook is an unrivalled overview of current and future prospects for the effective production of hydrogen via nuclear energy. Combining information from scholarly analyses,...

Polymer Melt Fracture

Rudy Koopmans, Jaap Den Doelder, Jaap Molenaar
April 16, 2018

The continually growing plastics market consists of more than 250 million tons of product annually, making the recurring problem of polymer melt fracture an acute issue in the extrusion of these materials. Presenting a pictorial library of the different forms of melt fracture and real industrial...

Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Volume 2: Principles, Methodology, and Evaluation Methods

A. K. Haghi, Lionello Pogliani, Devrim Balkose, Omari V. Mukbaniani, Andrew G. Mercader
April 13, 2018

This book covers many important aspects of applied chemistry and chemical engineering, focusing on three main aspects: principles, methodology and evaluation methods. It presents a selection of chapters on recent developments of theoretical, mathematical, and computational conceptions, as well as...