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Extracting Innovations: Mining, Energy, and Technological Change in the Digital Age

Martin J. Clifford, Robert K. Perrons, Saleem H. Ali, Tim A. Grice
May 08, 2018

This book considers the most contemporary innovations propelling the extractive industries forward while also creating new environmental and social challenges. The socio-ecological fabric of innovation in the extractive industries is considered through an integrative approach that brings together...

Advanced Heat Transfer

Greg F. Naterer
May 08, 2018

Advanced Heat Transfer, Second Edition provides a comprehensive presentation of intermediate and advanced heat transfer, and a unified treatment including both single and multiphase systems. It provides a fresh perspective, with coverage of new emerging fields within heat transfer, such as solar...

The Newman Lectures on Mathematics

John Newman, Vincent Battaglia
May 04, 2018

Prof. Newman is considered one of the great chemical engineers of his time. His reputation derives from his mastery of all phases of the subject matter, his clarity of thought, and his ability to reduce complex problems to their essential core elements. He is a member of the National Academy of...

Tribocatalysis, Tribochemistry, and Tribocorrosion

Czeslaw Kajdas, Ken'ichi Hiratsuka
April 26, 2018

This book focuses on the triboemission of low-energy electrons from the freshly generated surface. These electrons play the most crucial role in the chemical reactions at the tribological interface. New models and TIP (thermodymanics of irreversible processes) describe in detail the behavior of...

Biomass and Biofuels: Advanced Biorefineries for Sustainable Production and Distribution

Shibu Jose, Thallada Bhaskar
April 25, 2018

The long-held tenets of the energy sector are being rewritten in the twenty-first century. The rise of unconventional oil and gas and of renewables is transforming our economies and improving our understanding of the distribution of the world’s energy resources and their impacts. A complete...

Nuclear Hydrogen Production Handbook

Xing L. Yan, Ryutaro Hino
April 25, 2018

Written by two leading researchers from the world-renowned Japan Atomic Energy Agency, the Nuclear Hydrogen Production Handbook is an unrivalled overview of current and future prospects for the effective production of hydrogen via nuclear energy. Combining information from scholarly analyses,...

Polymer Melt Fracture

Rudy Koopmans, Jaap Den Doelder, Jaap Molenaar
April 16, 2018

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...

Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Volume 2: Principles, Methodology, and Evaluation Methods

A. K. Haghi, Lionello Pogliani, Devrim Balkose, Omari V. Mukbaniani, Andrew G. Mercader
April 13, 2018

This book covers many important aspects of applied chemistry and chemical engineering, focusing on three main aspects: principles, methodology and evaluation methods. It presents a selection of chapters on recent developments of theoretical, mathematical, and computational conceptions, as well as...

Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Volume 3: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Theory and Modeling with Applications

A. K. Haghi, Lionello Pogliani, Francisco Torrens, Devrim Balköse, Omari V. Mukbaniani
April 13, 2018

Understanding mathematical modeling is fundamental in chemical engineering. This book reviews, introduces, and develops the mathematical models that are most frequently encountered in sophisticated chemical engineering domains. The volume provides a collection of models illustrating the power and...

Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Volume 4: Experimental Techniques and Methodical Developments

A. K. Haghi, Lionello Pogliani, Eduardo A. Castro, Devrim Balköse, Omari V. Mukbaniani, Chin Hua Chia
April 13, 2018

Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Volume 4: Experimental Techniques and Methodical Developments provides a detailed yet easy-to-follow treatment of various techniques useful for characterizing the structure and properties of engineering materials. This timely volume provides an overview...

Fuel Production with Heterogeneous Catalysis

Jacinto Sa
April 06, 2018

Fuel Production with Heterogeneous Catalysis presents the groundbreaking discoveries, recent developments, and future perspectives of one of the most important areas of renewable energy research—the heterogeneous catalytic production of fuels. Comprised of chapters authored by leading experts in...

Cell and Matrix Mechanics

Roland Kaunas, Assaf Zemel
April 06, 2018

Explores a Range of Multiscale Biomechanics/Mechanobiology Concepts Cell and Matrix Mechanics presents cutting-edge research at the molecular, cellular, and tissue levels in the field of cell mechanics. This book involves key experts in the field, and covers crucial areas of cell and tissue...