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Lubrication Fundamentals, Third Edition, Revised and Expanded

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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

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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...

Heat and Mass Transfer: A Biological Context, Second Edition

Ashim K. Datta
January 17, 2017

This substantially revised text represents a broader based biological engineering title. It includes medicine and other applications that are desired in curricula supported by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, as well as many bioengineering departments in both U.S. and...

Dipmeter Surveys in Petroleum Exploration

Madhusadan Patil
December 27, 2016

Oil exploration requires proper understanding of the geological set-up of any area to make the process economical and effective. This involves geological, geophysical, geochemical surveys including studying the lateral variations in litho-stratigraphic units in the adjoining areas surrounding...

Process Modeling, Simulation, and Environmental Applications in Chemical Engineering

Bharat A. Bhanvase, Rajendra P. Ugwekar
December 21, 2016

In this valuable volume, new and original research on various topics on chemical engineering and technology is presented on modeling and simulation, material synthesis, wastewater treatment, analytical techniques, and microreactors. The research presented here can be applied to technology in food,...

Silicone Dispersions

Yihan Liu
December 16, 2016

Silicone is an important class of materials used in applications that range from industrial assembly to everyday consumer products. Silicones are often delivered and synthesized in dispersion forms, the most common being liquid-in-liquid (emulsion), solid-in-liquid (suspension), air-in-liquid (foam...

The Science of Ethanol

Walter E. Goldstein
December 15, 2016

This book covers all facets involving the production and use of ethanol. Topics include the optimization of raw materials, energy, capital, process model-based computer control, and human resources to produce ethanol. It compares and contrasts processes to prepare ethanol using biotechnology...

Chemical Engineering Fluid Mechanics, Third Edition

Ron Darby, Raj P. Chhabra
December 08, 2016

This book provides readers with the most current, accurate, and practical fluid mechanics related applications that the practicing BS level engineer needs today in the chemical and related industries, in addition to a fundamental understanding of these applications based upon sound fundamental...

Food Process Engineering: Emerging Trends in Research and Their Applications

Murlidhar Meghwal, Megh R. Goyal
December 05, 2016

Food Process Engineering: Emerging Trends in Research and Their Applications provides a global perspective of present-age frontiers in food process engineering research, innovation, and emerging trends. It provides an abundance of new information on a variety of issues and problems in food...

Sustainable Water Technologies

Daniel H. Chen
December 01, 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

Daniel H. Chen
December 01, 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...

Nanofiltration Membranes: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications

Lau Woei Jye, Ahmad Fauzi Ismail
December 01, 2016

Covering fabrication, characterization, and applications nanofiltration (NF) membranes, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the development of NF membrane technology over the past decade. It uniquely covers a variety of fabrication techniques, comparing the procedures of each technique...

Nanomaterials for Direct Alcohol Fuel Cell

Yixuan Wang
November 23, 2016

Direct alcohol fuel cells (DAFCs), such as methanol and ethanol ones, are very promising advanced power systems that may considerably reduce dependence on fossil fuels and are, therefore, attracting increased attention worldwide. Nanostructured materials can improve the performance of the cathodes,...

Classical Thermodynamics of Fluid Systems: Principles and Applications

Juan H. Vera, Grazyna Wilczek-Vera
November 18, 2016

This text explores the connections between different thermodynamic subjects related to fluid systems. Emphasis is placed on the clarification of concepts by returning to the conceptual foundation of thermodynamics and special effort is directed to the use of a simple nomenclature and algebra. The...

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