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Optimization of Hydraulic Fracture Stages and Sequencing in Unconventional Formations

1st Edition

Ahmed Alzahabi, Mohamed Y. Soliman
July 20, 2018

Shale gas and/or oil play identification is subject to many screening processes for characteristics such as porosity, permeability, and brittleness. Evaluating shale gas and/or oil reservoirs and identifying potential sweet spots (portions of the reservoir rock that have high-quality kerogen...

Introduction to Renewable Power Systems and the Environment with R

1st Edition

Miguel F. Acevedo
July 19, 2018

This textbook introduces the fundamentals of renewable electrical power systems examining their direct relationships with the environment. It covers conventional power systems and opportunities for increased efficiencies and friendlier environmental interactions. While presenting state-of-the-art...

Kenaf Fibers and Composites

1st Edition

S. M. Sapuan, M.R. Ishak, J. Sahari, Muhammed Lamin Sanyang
June 28, 2018

Kenaf fiber is gaining attention as an alternative reinforcement for composite products due to low cost, reduced environmental impact, and attractive mechanical properties. Kenaf Fibers and Composites covers the breadth of these exciting materials, from raw material preparation to application in a...

Introduction to Sustainability Analytics

1st Edition

Raghavan (Ram) Ramanan
June 28, 2018

Society must consider the impacts of climate change and the subsequent move toward public and corporate environmental sustainability. This book will merge corporate and public sector perspectives on sustainable development with regard to business and engineering approaches. Sustainability metrics...

Renewable Energy Applications for Freshwater Production

1st Edition

Jochen Bundschuh, Jan Hoinkis
June 28, 2018

Worldwide, many regions have a great potential to cover part of their pressing water needs by renewable energy powered water treatment processes using either thermal or membrane based technologies. Not only arid and semiarid regions are increasingly suffering from water shortage but also many other...

Power Engineering: Advances and Challenges, Part A: Thermal, Hydro and Nuclear Power

1st Edition

Viorel Badescu, George Cristian Lazaroiu, Linda Barelli
June 21, 2018

Faced with the climate change phenomena, humanity has had to now contend with numerous changes, including our attitude environment protection, and also with depletion of classical energy resources. These have had consequences in the power production sector, which was already struggling with...

Small Wind Turbines for Electricity and Irrigation: Design and Construction

1st Edition

Mario Alejandro Rosato
June 20, 2018

This practical book deals with the technology of small-power wind turbines as opposed to widely diffused industrial wind turbines and wind farms. It covers the most common wind turbine technologies in the small power segment: horizontal axis both for electrical generation and water pumping,...

Smart Grid Systems: Modeling and Control

1st Edition

N. Ramesh Babu
June 18, 2018

Electric power systems are being transformed from older grid systems to smart grids across the globe. The goals of this transition are to address today’s electric power issues, which include reducing carbon footprints, finding alternate sources of decaying fossil fuels, eradicating losses that...

Safety and Reliability – Safe Societies in a Changing World: Proceedings of ESREL 2018, June 17-21, 2018, Trondheim, Norway

1st Edition

Stein Haugen, Anne Barros, Coen van Gulijk, Trond Kongsvik, Jan Erik Vinnem
June 18, 2018

Safety and Reliability – Safe Societies in a Changing World collects the papers presented at the 28th European Safety and Reliability Conference, ESREL 2018 in Trondheim, Norway, June 17-21, 2018. The contributions cover a wide range of methodologies and application areas for safety and...

Data-Driven Analytics for the Geological Storage of CO2

1st Edition

Shahab Mohaghegh
June 05, 2018

Data driven analytics is enjoying unprecedented popularity among oil and gas professionals. Many reservoir engineering problems associated with geological storage of CO2 require the development of numerical reservoir simulation models. This book is the first to examine the contribution of...

Green Chemistry for Sustainable Biofuel Production

1st Edition

Veera Gnaneswar Gude
May 24, 2018

Renewable fuel research and process development requires interdisciplinary approaches involving chemists and physicists from both scientific and engineering backgrounds. Here is an important volume that emphasizes green chemistry and green engineering principles for sustainable process development...

Iron Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Treatment

1st Edition

Marta I. Litter, Natalia Quici, Martin Meichtry
May 11, 2018

Nanotechnology has a great potential for providing efficient, cost-effective, and environmentally acceptable solutions to face the increasing requirements on quality and quantity of fresh water for industrial, agricultural, or human use. Iron nanomaterials, either zerovalent iron (nZVI) or iron...

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