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.
Handbook of Alternative Fuel Technologies
Nuclear Hydrogen Production Handbook
Materials in Biology and Medicine
Hemicelluloses and Lignin in Biorefineries
Managing Biogas Plants: A Practical Guide
Water for Energy and Fuel Production
Carbon-Neutral Fuels and Energy Carriers
Iqbal M. Mujtaba, Thokozani Majozi, Mutiu Kolade Amosa
October 30, 2018
Exponential growth in population and improved standards of living demand increasing amount of freshwater and are putting serious strain on the quantity of naturally available freshwater worldwide. Water Management: Social and Technological Perspectives discusses developments in energy-efficient...
Sunggyu Lee, James G. Speight, Sudarshan K. Loyalka
September 18, 2018
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...
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,...
Fotis Rigas, Paul Amyotte
March 09, 2018
Hydrogen Safety highlights physiological, physical, and chemical hazards associated with hydrogen production, storage, distribution, and use systems. It also examines potential accident scenarios that could occur with hydrogen use under certain conditions. The number of potential applications for...
Mohammad J. Taherzadeh, Tobias Richards
October 18, 2017
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...
Sunggyu Lee, David Henthorn
October 12, 2017
While the interdisciplinary field of materials science and engineering is relatively new, remarkable developments in materials have emerged for biological and medical applications, from biocompatible polymers in medical devices to the use of carbon nanotubes as drug delivery vehicles. Exploring...
Jean-Luc Wertz, Magali Deleu, Séverine Coppée, Aurore Richel
October 06, 2017
Hemicelluloses and Lignin in Biorefineries provides an understanding of lignocellulosic biomass, which is mainly composed of cellulose, hemicelluloses, and lignin. It promotes the valorization of these molecules in the context of the bioeconomy and presents hemicelluloses and lignin, which are...
I. M. Mujtaba, R. Srinivasan, N. O. Elbashir
September 07, 2017
Exponential growth of the worldwide population requires increasing amounts of water, food, and energy. However, as the quantity of available fresh water and energy sources directly affecting cost of food production and transportation diminishes, technological solutions are necessary to secure...
Mario Alejandro Rosato
August 22, 2017
This practical manual 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...
Yatish T. Shah
March 31, 2017
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...
March 30, 2017
Oxide semiconductors, including titanium dioxide (TiO2), are increasingly being considered as replacements for silicon in the development of the next generation of solar cells. Oxide Semiconductors for Solar Energy Conversion: Titanium Dioxide presents the basic properties of binary metal oxide...
Nazim Z. Muradov, T. Nejat Veziroğlu
March 29, 2017
Concerns over an unstable energy supply and the adverse environmental impact of carbonaceous fuels have triggered considerable efforts worldwide to find carbon-free or low-carbon alternatives to conventional fossil fuels. Carbon-Neutral Fuels and Energy Carriers emphasizes the vital role of...