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Optimization of Hydraulic Fracture Stages and Sequencing in Unconventional Formations

1st Edition

Ahmed Alzahabi, Mohamed Y. Soliman
July 20, 2018

Shale gas and/or oil play identification is subject to many screening processes for characteristics such as porosity, permeability, and brittleness. Evaluating shale gas and/or oil reservoirs and identifying potential sweet spots (portions of the reservoir rock that have high-quality kerogen...

Magnesium: From Resources to Production

1st Edition

Hussein K. Abdel-Aal
July 16, 2018

Magnesium is one of the most abundant minerals in seawater. Extracting magnesium from seawater could reduce cost of this mineral, resulting in positive implications for industries that use it. This book addresses mineral process engineering with emphasis on magnesium and provides practicing...

Anaerobic Waste-Wastewater Treatment and Biogas Plants: A Practical Handbook

1st Edition

Joseph Chukwuemeka Akunna
July 16, 2018

The book guides specialists and non-specialists from around the world on how or whether anaerobic processes can be part of solutions for the management of municipal and industrial solid, semi-solid, and liquid residues. The simple self-learning presentation style is designed to encourage deep...

Introduction to Optimization for Chemical and Environmental Engineers

1st Edition

Louis Theodore, Kelly Behan
July 16, 2018

"The authors—a chemical engineer and a civil engineer—have complimented each other in delivering an introductory text on optimization for engineers of all disciplines. It covers a host of topics not normally addressed by other texts. Although introductory in nature, it is a book that will prove...

Biomedical Engineering Principles

2nd Edition

Arthur B. Ritter, Vikki Hazelwood, Antonio Valdevit, Alfred N. Ascione
June 28, 2018

Current demand in biomedical sciences emphasizes the understanding of basic mechanisms and problem solving rather than rigid empiricism and factual recall. Knowledge of the basic laws of mass and momentum transport as well as model development and validation, biomedical signal processing,...

Fluid Mechanics of Environmental Interfaces

2nd Edition

Carlo Gualtieri, Dragutin T. Mihailovic
June 28, 2018

Environmental Fluid Mechanics (EFM) studies the motion of air and water at several different scales, the fate and transport of species carried along by these fluids, and the interactions among those flows and geological, biological, and engineered systems. EFM emerged some decades ago as a response...

In-Vitro and In-Vivo Tools in Drug Delivery Research for Optimum Clinical Outcomes

1st Edition

Ambikanandan Misra, Aliasgar Shahiwala
June 27, 2018

This book covers the essentials of drug delivery research and provides a unique forum for scientific experimental methods that are exclusively focused by the in-vitro, ex-vivo, and in-vivo methodologies of drug delivery research and felicitates translational research. The book includes recent and...

Small Wind Turbines for Electricity and Irrigation: Design and Construction

1st Edition

Mario Alejandro Rosato
June 20, 2018

This practical book deals with the technology of small-power wind turbines as opposed to widely diffused industrial wind turbines and wind farms. It covers the most common wind turbine technologies in the small power segment: horizontal axis both for electrical generation and water pumping,...

Convective Heat and Mass Transfer

2nd Edition

S. Mostafa Ghiaasiaan
June 18, 2018

Convective Heat and Mass Transfer, Second Edition, is ideal for the graduate level study of convection heat and mass transfer, with coverage of well-established theory and practice as well as trending topics, such as nanoscale heat transfer and CFD. It is appropriate for both Mechanical and...

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...

Lithium-Ion Supercapacitors: Fundamentals and Energy Applications

1st Edition

Lei Zhang, David P. Wilkinson, Zhongwei Chen, Jiujun Zhang
June 12, 2018

The book provides a comprehensive understanding of the principles for operating lithium-ion supercapacitors (LISCs), their challenges, technological trends and perspectives. LISC technology has high potential to replace conventional rechargeable batteries such as lead-acid and nickel metal hydride...

Data-Driven Analytics for the Geological Storage of CO2

1st Edition

Shahab Mohaghegh
June 05, 2018

Data-driven analytics is enjoying unprecedented popularity among oil and gas professionals. Many reservoir engineering problems associated with geological storage of CO2 require the development of numerical reservoir simulation models. This book is the first to examine the contribution of...