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Gas Adsorption in Metal-Organic Frameworks: Fundamentals and Applications

1st Edition

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T. Grant Glover, Bin Mu
September 27, 2018

This text discusses the synthesis, characterization, and application of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) for the purpose of adsorbing gases. It provides details on the fundamentals of thermodynamics, mass transfer, and diffusion that are commonly required when evaluating MOF materials for gas separat...

Membrane Technologies for Water Treatment: Removal of Toxic Trace Elements with Emphasis on Arsenic, Fluoride and Uranium

1st Edition

Alberto Figoli, Jan Hoinkis, Jochen Bundschuh
November 05, 2018

Focuses on the application of membrane technologies in removing toxic metals\metalloids from water. Particular attention is devoted to the removal of arsenic, uranium, and fluoride. These compounds are all existing in the earth’s crust at levels between two and five thousands micrograms per kg...

Lifestyle and Nature:: Integrating Nature Technology to Sustainable Lifestyles

1st Edition

Ryuzo Furukawa, Yuko Suto, Emile H. Ishida, Takeshi Yamauchi
September 30, 2018

In this book, we introduce Bio-TRIZ and ontology engineering to match and find technologies needed for spiritually affluent lifestyles. This book provides many examples of Japanese cities that conducted lifestyle design projects based on nature technology. The book is a great reference for...

Gas Adsorption in Metal-Organic Frameworks: Fundamentals and Applications

1st Edition

T. Grant Glover, Bin Mu
September 27, 2018

This text discusses the synthesis, characterization, and application of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) for the purpose of adsorbing gases. It provides details on the fundamentals of thermodynamics, mass transfer, and diffusion that are commonly required when evaluating MOF materials for gas...

Chemistry of Lignocellulosics: Current Trends

1st Edition

Tatjana Stevanovic
August 21, 2018

This book presents the chemical properties of lignocellulosic fibers, knowledge of which is essential for innovation and sustainable development of their transformation. Thermochemical transformation of wood and other lignocellulosics is presented to highlight its volatile, liquid and solid...

Sonochemistry: An Emerging Green Technology

1st Edition

Suresh C. Ameta, Rakshit Ameta, Garima Ameta
July 24, 2018

Traditionally heat and light are thought as energy sources to drive a particular chemical reaction, but now ultrasound is a promising energy source for this purpose. The collapse of a bubble generates a wide range of high temperatures and pressures, and therefore, use of ultrasound has a...

Artificial or Constructed Wetlands: A Suitable Technology for Sustainable Water Management

1st Edition

María del Carmen Durán-Domínguez-de-Bazúa, Amado Enrique Navarro-Frómeta, Josep M. Bayona
June 15, 2018

Artificial or constructed wetlands are an emerging technology particularly for tropical areas with water scarcity. For big cities, the sustainable management of water resources taking into account proper use is always challenging. The book presents case studies illustrating the above. As plants and...

Sustainability in Fashion and Apparels: Challenges and Solutions

1st Edition

M. Parthiban, M. R. Srikrishnan, P. Kandhavadivu
February 16, 2018

This textbook addresses the pathway to reach sustainability in fashion business and apparel sectors. This book contains various research papers originally contributed by different authors from various organizations who are all working towards the eco-friendly manufacturing of apparel products. This...

Sparks from the Spirit: From Science to Innovation, Development, and Sustainability

1st Edition

Yongyuth Yuthavong
December 20, 2017

The sparks from the spirit of science include not only new knowledge but also innovations, the major ingredients of development and sustainability. This book creates an understanding of science and its role in innovation and sustainable development and points out unfilled gaps in human development....

Bioethanol and Natural Resources: Substrates, Chemistry and Engineered Systems

1st Edition

Ruben Michael Ceballos
November 21, 2017

Bioethanol and Natural Resources: Substrates, Chemistry and Engineered Systems provides a comprehensive review of feedstocks, physiochemical and biological pretreatments, molecular substrates, cellulolytic and ligninolytic enzymes, and advanced technologies for producing bioethanol. Although this...

Resource Recovery to Approach Zero Municipal Waste

1st Edition

Mohammad J. Taherzadeh, Tobias Richards
October 18, 2017

Current development results in a linear flow from raw material to waste, which cannot be sustainable in the long term. Plus, a global population of 7 billion people means that there are 7 billion waste producers in the world. At present, dumping and landfilling are the primary practices for getting...

Valorization of Wine Making By-Products

1st Edition

Matteo Bordiga, PhD
October 01, 2017

An overview of wine making by-products and their conventional and non-conventional uses, Valorization of Wine Making By-Products gives you a deeper understanding of recovery processes that are a part of the new philosophy of sustainable agriculture. In line with the worldwide movement toward...

The Water-Food-Energy Nexus: Processes, Technologies, and Challenges

1st Edition

I. M. Mujtaba, R. Srinivasan, N. O. Elbashir
September 07, 2017

Exponential growth of the worldwide population requires increasing amounts of water, food, and energy. However, as the quantity of available fresh water and energy sources directly affecting cost of food production and transportation diminishes, technological solutions are necessary to secure...

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