BOOK SERIES


Green Chemistry and Chemical Engineering


About the Series

Designed to meet sustainability and environmental challenges facing researchers, professionals, and students of the chemical discipline, this series includes textbooks and references that focus on the science and technology of reducing adverse impacts of chemicals and processes on the environment. The series details the development of alternative sustainable technologies that will minimize hazards and maximize process efficiency. It includes but is not limited to topics such as green separation technologies, mitigation of harmful substances, carbon dioxide sequestration, greenhouse chemicals, and global warming issues.

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Managing Biogas Plants: A Practical Guide

Managing Biogas Plants: A Practical Guide

Forthcoming

Mario Alejandro Rosato
September 15, 2017

This practical book provides basic theoretical knowledge about fermentative processes, biochemical laboratory techniques, and an arsenal of practical tricks, recipes, do’s, and don’ts for the biogas plant manager. It explains why some popular tests and techniques are unreliable, how to optimize the...

The Water-Food-Energy Nexus: Processes, Technologies, and Challenges

The Water-Food-Energy Nexus: Processes, Technologies, and Challenges

Forthcoming

I.M. Mujtaba, R. Srinivasan, N. O. Elbashir
August 21, 2017

Demand for fresh water, energy and food will increase significantly over the next few decades. Agriculture accounts for 70% percent of total global fresh water use, while food production and supply chain consume about 30% of total energy consumed globally, as energy is used to produce, transport...

Sustainable Water Management and Technologies, Two-Volume Set

Sustainable Water Management and Technologies, Two-Volume Set

Daniel H. Chen
December 27, 2016

Addressing two cornerstone areas in the field of water sustainability, management and technology, this two-volume set provides the most comprehensive coverage of the topic available. It presents best practices as a foundation and stresses emerging technologies and strategies that facilitate water...

Sustainable Water Technologies

Sustainable Water Technologies

Daniel H. Chen
September 27, 2016

Development of advanced technologies is a critical component in overcoming the looming water crisis. Stressing emerging technologies and strategies that facilitate water sustainability for future generations, the second volume in the two-volume set Sustainable Water Management and Technologies...

Sustainable Water Management

Sustainable Water Management

Daniel H. Chen
September 27, 2016

While the world’s population continues to grow, the availability of water remains constant. Facing the looming water crisis, society needs to tackle strategic management issues as an integrated part of the solution toward water sustainability. The first volume in the two-volume set Sustainable...

Energy and Fuel Systems Integration

Energy and Fuel Systems Integration

Yatish T. Shah
October 15, 2015

Energy and Fuel Systems Integration explains how growing energy and fuel demands, paired with the need for environmental preservation, require different sources of energy and fuel to cooperate and integrate with each other rather than simply compete. Providing numerous examples of energy and fuel...

Resource Recovery to Approach Zero Municipal Waste

Resource Recovery to Approach Zero Municipal Waste

Mohammad J. Taherzadeh, Tobias Richards
July 29, 2015

Current development results in a linear flow from raw material to waste, which cannot be sustainable in the long term. Plus, a global population of 7 billion people means that there are 7 billion waste producers in the world. At present, dumping and landfilling are the primary practices for getting...

Environmental Transport Phenomena

Environmental Transport Phenomena

A. Eduardo Sáez, James C. Baygents
December 01, 2014

Environmental Transport Phenomena offers a detailed yet accessible introduction to transport phenomena. It begins by explaining the underlying principles and mechanisms that govern mass transport and continues by tackling practical problems spanning all subdisciplines of environmental science and...

Handbook of Alternative Fuel Technologies, Second Edition

Handbook of Alternative Fuel Technologies, Second Edition

Sunggyu Lee, James G. Speight, Sudarshan K. Loyalka
July 08, 2014

While strides are being made in the research and development of environmentally acceptable and more sustainable alternative fuels—including efforts to reduce emissions of air pollutants associated with combustion processes from electric power generation and vehicular transportation—fossil fuel...

Water for Energy and Fuel Production

Water for Energy and Fuel Production

Yatish T. Shah
May 16, 2014

Water, in all its forms, may be the key to an environmentally friendly energy economy. Water is free, there is plenty of it, plus it carries what is generally believed to be the best long-term source of green energy—hydrogen. Water for Energy and Fuel Production explores the many roles of water in...

Integrated Biorefineries: Design, Analysis, and Optimization

Integrated Biorefineries: Design, Analysis, and Optimization

Paul R. Stuart, Mahmoud M. El-Halwagi
December 10, 2012

Integrated Biorefineries: Design, Analysis, and Optimization examines how to create a competitive edge in biorefinery innovation through integration into existing processes and infrastructure. Leading experts from around the world working in design, synthesis, and optimization of integrated...

Hydrogen Energy and Vehicle Systems

Hydrogen Energy and Vehicle Systems

Scott E. Grasman
October 23, 2012

With contributions from noted laboratory scientists, professors, and engineers, Hydrogen Energy and Vehicle Systems presents a new comprehensive approach for applying hydrogen-based technologies to the transportation and electric power generation sectors. It shows how these technologies can improve...

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