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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...

Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, 5-Volume Set

A. K. Haghi, Devrim Balköse, Omari V. Mukbaniani, Andrew G. Mercader, Lionello Pogliani, Francisco Torrens, Eduardo A. Castro, Chin Hua Chia, Ana Cristina Faria Ribeiro
November 15, 2017

This new five-volume set brings together innovative research, new concepts, and novel developments in applied chemistry and chemical engineering. It covers an array of topics, with the volumes covering: Mathematical and Analytical Techniques Principles, Methodology, and Evaluation Methods...

Vacuum and Ultravacuum: Physics and Technology

Igor Bello
November 08, 2017

Vacuum technology has enormous impact on human life in many aspects and fields, such as metallurgy, material development and production, food and electronic industry, microelectronics, device fabrication, physics, materials science, space science, engineering, chemistry, technology of low...

High-Temperature Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage: Fundamentals and Applications

Yixiang Shi, Ningsheng Cai, Tianyu Cao, Jiujun Zhang
November 06, 2017

As global demands for energy and lower carbon emissions rise, developing systems of energy conversion and storage becomes necessary. This book explores how Electrochemical Energy Storage and Conversion (EESC) devices are promising advanced power systems that can directly convert chemical energy in...

Engineering and Technical Development for a Sustainable Environment

Dzaraini Kamarun, Ramlah Mohd. Tajuddin, Bulan Abdullah
November 01, 2017

This volume covers a diverse array of alternative technologies and their development with particular attention to the utilization of bioresources for the achievement of a sustainable environment. The book presents a selection of alternative technologies being used in developing and developed...

Introduction to Biology and Biotechnology, Second Edition

K. Vaidyanath, K. Pratap Reddy, K. Satya Prasad
October 31, 2017

Including recent advances, this edition focuses on sustainable development and human welfare in biology, genetics, microbial biotechnology, and molecular medicine. While written for engineers specializing in biotechnology, those in agriculture, veterinary science, and...

Computational Transport Phenomena for Engineering Analyses

Richard C. Farmer, Ralph W. Pike, Gary C. Cheng, Yen-Sen Chen
October 31, 2017

Although computer technology has dramatically improved the analysis of complex transport phenomena, the methodology has yet to be effectively integrated into engineering curricula. The huge volume of literature associated with the wide variety of transport processes cannot be appreciated or...

Chemical Engineering of Polymers: Production of Functional and Flexible Materials

Omari V. Mukbaniani, Marc J. M. Abadie, Tamara Tatrishvili
October 30, 2017

In this important volume, the structures and functions of these advanced polymer and composite systems are evaluated with respect to improved or novel performance, and the potential implications of those developments for the future of polymer-based composites and multifunctional materials are...

Biohydrogen Production: Fundamentals and Technology Advances

Debabrata Das, Namita Khanna, Chitralekha Nag Dasgupta
October 27, 2017

Biohydrogen Production: Fundamentals and Technology Advances covers the fundamentals of biohydrogen production technology, including microbiology, biochemistry, feedstock requirements, and molecular biology of the biological hydrogen production processes. It also gives insight into scale-up...

Intermittent and Nonstationary Drying Technologies: Principles and Applications

Azharul Karim, Chung-Lim Law
October 24, 2017

The first comprehensive book on intermittent drying, Intermittent and Nonstationary Drying Technologies: Principles and Applications demonstrates the benefits of this process and covers key issues, including technologies, effect of operating parameters, mathematical modelling, energy-efficiency,...

Nonlinear Systems Stability Analysis: Lyapunov-Based Approach

Seyed Kamaleddin Yadavar Nikravesh
October 12, 2017

The equations used to describe dynamic properties of physical systems are often nonlinear, and it is rarely possible to find their solutions. Although numerical solutions are impractical and graphical techniques are not useful for many types of systems, there are different theorems and methods that...

Materials in Biology and Medicine

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...

Biofuels Production and Processing Technology

M.R. Riazi, David Chiaramonti
October 11, 2017

The importance of biofuels in greening the transport sector in the future is unquestionable, given the limited available fossil energy resources, the environmental issues associated to the utilization of fossil fuels, and the increasing attention to security of supply. This comprehensive reference...

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