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Sustainable Biofuel and Biomass: Advances and Impacts

1st Edition

Arindam Kuila
June 19, 2019

Biofuel production from waste biomass is increasingly being focused on due to due to several advantages of lignocellulosic biomass, such as availability in abundance from several sources, cost-effectiveness, little competition with food sources, etc. This new volume, Sustainable Biofuel and Biomass...

Carbon Dioxide Reduction through Advanced Conversion and Utilization Technologies

1st Edition

Yun Zheng, Bo Yu, Jianchen Wang, Jiujun Zhang
May 09, 2019

Carbon Dioxide Reduction through Advanced Conversion and Utilization Technologies covers fundamentals, advanced conversion technologies, economic feasibility analysis, and future research directions in the field of CO2 conversion and utilization. This book emphasizes principles of various...

Fundamentals of Biofuel Production Processes

1st Edition

Debabrata Das, Jhansi L. Varanasi
April 29, 2019

Focusing on fundamentals of biofuel production from renewable energy sources and biohydrogen production, this book offers a complete understanding of the bioconversion processes. Each chapter begins with a fundamental explanation for general readers and ends with in-depth scientific details...

Managing Energy Security: An All Hazards Approach to Critical Infrastructure

1st Edition

Maria G. Burns
April 15, 2019

This interdisciplinary book is written for government and industry professionals who need a comprehensive, accessible guide to modern energy security. Introducing the ten predominant energy types, both renewable and non-renewable, the book illustrates the modern energy landscape from a...

Oilfield Microbiology

1st Edition

Torben Lund Skovhus, Corinne Whitby
April 11, 2019

Microorganisms can be both beneficial and harmful to the oil and gas industry and therefore there is an increasing need for the oil industry to characterize, quantify and monitor microbial communities in real time. Oilfield Microbiology offers a fundamental insight into how molecular...

Practical Nanotechnology for Petroleum Engineers

1st Edition

Chun Huh, Hugh Daigle, Valentina Prigiobbe, Masa Prodanovic
March 13, 2019

This book is a concise but well-organized introduction to nanotechnology (NT) which the upstream oil industry is now vigorously adapting to develop its own unique applications for improved oilfield operations and, oil and gas production. Its reader will learn nanotechnology fundamentals, be...

Corrosion Protection for the Oil and Gas Industry: Pipelines, Subsea Equipment, and Structures

1st Edition

Mavis Sika Okyere
March 01, 2019

Corrosion Protection for the Oil and Gas Industry: Pipelines, Subsea Equipment, and Structures summarizes the main causes of corrosion and requirements for materials protection, selection of corrosion-resistant materials and coating materials commonly used for corrosion protection, and the...

Natural Gas Transmission and Distribution Business

1st Edition

Pramod Paliwal, Sudhir Yadav
February 18, 2019

The natural gas business consists of two major aspects, sourcing and transportation, and distribution has been a growing area of interest to industry, government and academia. With the emphasis on promoting natural gas sector, there is an increasing need to have a well documented book that deals...

Advanced Bifunctional Electrochemical Catalysts for Metal-Air Batteries

1st Edition

Yan-Jie Wang, Rusheng Yuan, Anna Ignaszak, David P. Wilkinson, Jiujun Zhang
January 04, 2019

Metal-air batteries (MABs) have attracted attention because of their high specific energy, low cost, and safety features. This book discusses science and technology including material selection, synthesis, characterization, and their applications in MABs. It comprehensively describes various...

Petroleum Fluid Phase Behavior: Characterization, Processes, and Applications

1st Edition

Raj Deo Tewari, Abhijit Y. Dandekar, Jaime Moreno Ortiz
January 03, 2019

This book deals with complex fluid characterization of oil and gas reservoirs, emphasizing the importance of PVT parameters for practical application in reservoir simulation and management. It covers modeling of PVT parameters, QA/QC of PVT data from lab studies, EOS modeling, PVT simulation and...

Strength, Cuttability, and Workability of Coal

1st Edition

Nuh Bilgin, Hanifi Copur, Cemal Balci, Deniz Tumac
January 02, 2019

World coal production will increase up to 2040 and world energy consumption will be very much dependent on coal. For a better planning of coal mining operations, it is essential to know the strength, cuttability and workability of coal, which are interrelated. The main objective of the book is to...

Lubricant Blending and Quality Assurance

1st Edition

R. David Whitby
October 24, 2018

Many people, including those involved in the manufacturing, marketing and selling of lubricants, believe that blending lubricants is simply a matter of putting one or more base oils and several additives into a tank of some kind and stirring them around to mix them. Blending lubricants that meet...

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