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Engineering Technologies for Renewable and Recyclable Materials: Physical-Chemical Properties and Functional Aspects

Jithin Joy, Maciej Jaroszewski, Praveen K.M., Sabu Thomas, Reza Haghi
August 17, 2018

This new resource focuses on many recent advances in recycling and reuse of materials, outlining basic tools and novel approaches. It covers such important issues as e-waste recycling, bio-mass recycling, vermitechnology, recovery of metals, polymer recycling, environmental remediation, waste...

Hydrodynamics and Mass Transfer in Downflow Slurry Bubble Columns

Subrata Kumar Majumder
August 13, 2018

Slurry bubble column reactors are intensively used as a multiphase reactor in the chemical, biochemical, and petrochemical industries for carrying out reactions and mass transfer operations in which a gas, made up of one or several reactive components, comes into contact or reacts with a liquid....

Resource Recovery from Municipal Sewage Plants: An Energy-Water-Nutrients Nexus for Developing Countries

Musaida Mercy Manyuchi, Charles Mbohwa, Edison Muzenda
June 27, 2018

Water, energy, and food are basic requirements for life, and this book presents solutions for obtaining these from sewage wastewater treatment plants. It describes the optimal recovery of value-added products from municipal sewage plants in developing countries, and explains how the plants’...

Handbook of Textile Effluent Remediation

Mohd Yusuf
June 18, 2018

Nowadays, textile units utilize a number of dyes, chemicals, reagents, and solvents to impart the desired quality to fabrics, and generate a substantial quantity of effluents/contaminants, which cause severe environmental problems if disposed of without proper treatment. In view of several surveys...

Tellurite Glasses Handbook: Physical Properties and Data, Second Edition

Raouf A.H. El-Mallawany
April 18, 2018

Tellurite Glasses Handbook: Physical Properties and Data, Second Edition covers the current dominant physical properties of this prototype glass system. Focusing on thermal, elastic, acoustic, electrical, and optical properties, this second edition incorporates the latest scientific data and...

Handbook of Humidity Measurement, Volume 1: Spectroscopic Methods of Humidity Measurement

Ghenadii Korotcenkov
March 26, 2018

The first volume of The Handbook of Humidity Measurement focuses on the review of devices based on optical principles of measurement such as optical UV, fluorescence hygrometers, optical and fiber-optic sensors of various types. Numerous methods for monitoring the atmosphere have been developed in...

Hybrid Modeling in Process Industries

Jarka Glassey, Moritz von Stosch
February 14, 2018

This title introduces the underlying theory and demonstrates practical applications in different process industries using hybrid modeling. The fundamental part covers questions on “How to develop a hybrid model?”, “How to represent and identify unknown parts?”, “How to enhance the model quality by...

Handbook of Adhesive Technology

Antonio Pizzi, Kashmiri L. Mittal
December 21, 2017

This classic reference examines the mechanisms driving adhesion, categories of adhesives, techniques for bond formation and evaluation, and major industrial applications. Integrating recent innovation and improved instrumentation, the work offers broad and comprehensive coverage. This edition...

Asphaltenes: Chemical Transformation during Hydroprocessing of Heavy Oils

Jorge Ancheyta, Fernando Trejo, Mohan Singh Rana
November 29, 2017

During the upgrading of heavy petroleum, asphaltene is the most problematic impurity since it is the main cause of catalyst deactivation and sediments formation. Exploring many aspects related to asphaltenes composition and conversion, Asphaltenes: Chemical Transformation during Hydroprocessing of...

Safe Laboratories: Principles and Practices for Design and Remodeling

Peter C. Ashbrook
November 29, 2017

This book provides an introduction to basic concepts in the design of safe laboratories. Many of the chapters in this volume are based on papers presented in a symposium sponsored by the American Chemical Society's Committee on Chemical Safety and the Division of Chemical Health and Safety. Topics...

Anthocyanins in Fruits, Vegetables, and Grains

Giuseppe Mazza
November 29, 2017

This text is a comprehensive reference covering the chemistry, physiology, chemotaxonomy, biotechnology and food technology aspects of the anthocyanins. Topics discussed include types of anthocyanins, structural transformations, colour stabilization and intensification factors, biosynthesis and...

Handbook of Phosphorus-31 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Data (1990)

John C. Tebby
September 28, 2017

To fully utilize Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectroscopy, a comprehensive and well-organized compilation of NMR data is necessary. While compilations have been available for other important NMR nuclei, such as carbon and fluorine, no comprehensive collection of data has been prepared for...