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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...

Chemometric Monitoring: Product Quality Assessment, Process Fault Detection, and Applications

Madhusree Kundu, Palash Kumar Kundu, Seshu K. Damarla
October 03, 2017

Data collection, compression, storage, and interpretation have become mature technologies over the years. Extraction of meaningful information from the process historical database seems to be a natural and logical choice. In view of this, the proposed book aims to apply the data driven knowledge...

Thermal and Nonthermal Encapsulation Methods

Magdalini Krokida
October 02, 2017

Encapsulation is a topic of interest across a wide range of scientific and industrial areas, from pharmaceutics to food and agriculture, for the protection and controlled release of various substances during transportation, storage, and consumption. Since encapsulated materials can be protected...

Asphaltenes: Chemical Transformation during Hydroprocessing of Heavy Oils

Jorge Ancheyta, Fernando Trejo, Mohan Singh Rana
September 30, 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...

Polymer Melt Fracture

Rudy Koopmans, Jaap Den Doelder, Jaap Molenaar
September 30, 2017

The continually growing plastics market consists of more than 250 million tons of product annually, making the recurring problem of polymer melt fracture an acute issue in the extrusion of these materials. Presenting a pictorial library of the different forms of melt fracture and real industrial...

Home Furnishing

V. Ramesh Babu, S. Sundaresan
September 30, 2017

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Texturising

H. V. Sreenivasamurthy, B. Purushothama
September 30, 2017

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Computational Techniques for Process Simulation and Analysis Using MATLAB®

Niket S. Kaisare
September 20, 2017

MATLAB® has become one of the prominent languages used in research and industry and often described as "the language of technical computing". The focus of this book will be to highlight the use of MATLAB® in technical computing; or more specifically, in solving problems in Process Simulations. This...

Intermittent and Nonstationary Drying Technologies: Principles and Applications

Azharul Karim, Chung-Lim Law
September 11, 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,...

Designing Controls for the Process Industries

Wayne Seames
September 08, 2017

Offering a modern, process-oriented approach emphasizing process control scheme development instead of extended coverage of LaPlace space descriptions of process dynamics, this text focuses on aspects that are most important for process engineering in the 21st century. Instead of starting with the...

Castable Polyurethane Elastomers, Second Edition

I.R. Clemitson
September 01, 2017

Castable Polyurethane Elastomers is a practical guide to the production of castable polyurethane articles, from simple doorstops to complex items used in the military and nuclear industries. The book shows the progression from raw materials to prepolymer production, including the chemistry and...

Stochastic Process Optimization using Aspen Plus®

Juan Gabriel Segovia-Hernández, Fernando Israel Gómez-Castro
August 28, 2017

Stochastic Process Optimization using Aspen® Plus Bookshop Category: Chemical Engineering Optimization can be simply defined as "choosing the best alternative among a set of feasible options". In all the engineering areas, optimization has a wide range of applications, due to the high number of...

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