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Lifestyle and Nature: Integrating Nature Technology to Sustainable Lifestyles

1st Edition

Ryuzo Furukawa, Yuko Suto, Emile H. Ishida, Takeshi Yamauchi
February 04, 2019

Environmental constraints are becoming increasingly severe, and now more than ever it is time that we confront head-on the change from an "underground resources" type of civilization to one with a new way of life and technology that embraces a sense of nature. To do so, we need to understand the...

Revival: Safe Drinking Water (1985): The Impact of Chemicals on a Limited Resource

1st Edition

Rip G. Rice
January 29, 2019

A review of the nation’s new coverages serves as a ready reminder that drinking water safety is more than regional of local concern. In recent times, the print media alone has drawn attention to barium, bacteria, heavy metals, and increasingly organic contaminants, in public water supplies located...

Revival: Environmental Particles (1993): Volume 2

1st Edition

Jacques Buffle, Herman P. van Leeuwen
January 25, 2019

Environmental Particles, Volume 2 presents a critical review of the sampling, characterization, and behavior of particles in air, surface and ground water, sediments, and solids. The book analyzes the formation, aggregation, transport, and conversion of particles, and it evaluates the capabilities...

Handbook of Food Engineering

3rd Edition

Dennis R. Heldman, Daryl B. Lund, Cristina Sabliov
January 23, 2019

As the complexity of the food supply system increases, the focus on processes used to convert raw food materials and ingredients into consumer food products becomes more important. The Handbook of Food Engineering, Third Edition, continues to provide students and food engineering professionals with...

Synthesis Green Metrics: Problems, Exercises, and Solutions

1st Edition

John Andraos
January 11, 2019

Green chemistry promotes improved syntheses as an intellectual endeavour that can have a great impact both on preserving and utilizing our planet’s finite resources and the quality of human life. This masterful accomplishment provides an evaluation of environmental impact metrics according to life...

Nanoscience and Nanoengineering: Novel Applications

1st Edition

Vjacheslav B. Dement'ev, A. K. Haghi, Vladimir Ivanovitch Kodolov
January 09, 2019

This volume presents a selection of important information and discussion on the new scientific trend of chemical mesoscopics and also sheds new knowledge on the science of nanomaterials, processes of nanochemistry, and nanoengineering. The volume explores nanomaterial development as well as...

Computational Fluid Dynamics in Food Processing

2nd Edition

Da-Wen Sun
January 08, 2019

Since many processes in the food industry involve fluid flow and heat and mass transfer, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) provides a powerful early-stage simulation tool for gaining a qualitative and quantitative assessment of the performance of food processing, allowing engineers to test...

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...

Moving Finite Element Method: Fundamentals and Applications in Chemical Engineering

1st Edition

Maria do Carmo Coimbra, Alirio Egidio Rodrigues, Jaime Duarte Rodrigues, Rui Jorge Mendes Robalo, Rui Manuel Pires Almeida
December 19, 2018

This book focuses on process simulation in chemical engineering with a numerical algorithm based on the moving finite element method (MFEM). It offers new tools and approaches for modeling and simulating time-dependent problems with moving fronts and with moving boundaries described by...

Chemical Equilibria: Exact Equations and Spreadsheet Programs to Solve Them

1st Edition

Harry L. Pardue
December 13, 2018

Concepts, procedures and programs described in this book make it possible for readers to solve both simple and complex equilibria problems quickly and easily and to visualize results in both numerical and graphical forms. They allow the user to calculate concentrations of reactants and products for...

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