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Lubrication Fundamentals, Third Edition, Revised and Expanded


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


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...

Algal Biofuels

Leonel Pereira
July 12, 2017

Algae presents a viable biofuel alternative because the production of algae for fuel, unlike other agro-based biofuels, does not compete with food production. This book covers algae-based biofuel options and discusses the design and economic viability of algal bioenergy co-production concepts....

Chemistry and Technology of Plant Substances: Chemical and Biochemical Aspects

Alexander V. Kutchin, Lyudmila N. Shishkina, Larissa I. Weisfeld
July 06, 2017

Chemistry and Technology of Plant Substances: Chemical and Biochemical Aspects demonstrates the progress and promise of developing new chemical substances from renewable sources of chemical raw materials. The volume brings together new achievements in the field of research and processing of plant...

Biotechnology Fundamentals, Second Edition

Firdos Alam Khan
July 01, 2017

A single source reference covering every aspect of biotechnology, Biotechnology Fundamentals, Second Edition breaks down the basic fundamentals of this discipline, and highlights both conventional and modern approaches unique to the industry. In addition to recent advances and updates relevant to...

Micro & Nano-Engineering of Fuel Cells

Dennis Y.C. Leung, Jin Xuan
July 01, 2017

Fuel cells are clean and efficient energy conversion devices expected to be the next generation power source. During more than 17 decades of research and development, various types of fuel cells have been developed with a view to meet the different energy demands and application requirements....

Microbial Biotechnology: Progress and Trends

Farshad Darvishi Harzevili, Hongzhang Chen
July 01, 2017

  Incorporates the Experiences of World-Class Researchers Microbial Biotechnology: Progress and Trends offers a theoretical take on topics that relate to microbial biotechnology. The text uses the "novel experimental experiences" of various contributors from around the world—designed as case...

Electrochemical Polymer Electrolyte Membranes

Jianhua Fang, Jinli Qiao, David P. Wilkinson, Jiujun Zhang
July 01, 2017

Electrochemical Polymer Electrolyte Membranes covers PEMs from fundamentals to applications, describing their structure, properties, characterization, synthesis, and use in electrochemical energy storage and solar energy conversion technologies. Featuring chapters authored by leading experts from...

Nanocomposite Membrane Technology: Fundamentals and Applications

P.K. Tewari
July 01, 2017

Nanocomposite Membrane Technology: Fundamentals and Applications is the first book to deliver an extensive exploration of nanocomposite membrane technology. This groundbreaking text offers an eloquent introduction to the field as well as a comprehensive overview of fundamental aspects and...

Bioreactors: Animal Cell Culture Control for Bioprocess Engineering

Goutam Saha, Alok Barua, Satyabroto Sinha
July 01, 2017

Bioreactors: Animal Cell Culture Control for Bioprocess Engineering presents the design, fabrication, and control of a new type of bioreactor meant especially for animal cell line culture. The new bioreactor, called the "see-saw bioreactor," is ideal for the growth of cells with a sensitive...

Statistical Optimization of Biological Systems

Tapobrata Panda, Thomas Theodore, R. Arun Kumar
July 01, 2017

A number of books written by statisticians address the mathematical optimization of biological systems, but do not directly address statistical optimization. Statistical Optimization of Biological Systems covers the optimization of bioprocess systems in its entirety, devoting much-needed attention...

Fundamentals of Modern Bioprocessing

Sarfaraz K. Niazi, Justin L. Brown
July 01, 2017

Biological drug and vaccine manufacturing has quickly become one of the highest-value fields of bioprocess engineering, and many bioprocess engineers are now finding job opportunities that have traditionally gone to chemical engineers. Fundamentals of Modern Bioprocessing addresses this growing...

Synthesis, Design, and Resource Optimization in Batch Chemical Plants

Thokozani Majozi, Esmael Reshid Seid, Jui-Yuan Lee
July 01, 2017

The manner in which time is captured forms the foundation for synthesis, design, and optimization in batch chemical plants. However, there are still serious challenges with handling time in batch plants. Most techniques tend to assume either a fixed time dimension or adopt time average models to...

Membrane Fabrication

Nidal Hilal, Ahmad Fauzi Ismail, Chris Wright
July 01, 2017

Membranes play a crucial role in ensuring the optimum use and recovery of materials in manufacturing. In the process industries, they are required for efficient production and minimization of environmental impact. They are also essential for the efficient production of clean water, a significant...