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Catalytic Naphtha Reforming Process

1st Edition

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Soni O Oyekan
August 15, 2018

Based on the author’s decades of years of experience in oil refining, Catalytic Naphtha Reforming Process conveys essential information on key concepts, operations, and practices of catalytic naphtha reforming technologies and associated oil refining processes. The book reviews collective technica...

Wetting: Theory and Experiments, Two-Volume Set

1st Edition

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Eli Ruckenstein, Gersh Berim
December 6, 2018

 Wetting: Theory and Experiments collates papers published by Professor Eli Ruckenstein and his coworkers on the theoretical and experimental investigation of wetting of solid surfaces. It contains six chapters, each of which is preceded by a short introduction. The papers are selected accordin...

Lubricant Blending and Quality Assurance

1st Edition

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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 cus...

Encyclopedia of Aluminum and Its Alloys, Two-Volume Set (Print)

1st Edition

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George E. Totten, Murat Tiryakioglu, Olaf Kessler
December 7, 2018

This encyclopedia, written by authoritative experts under the guidance of an international panel of key researchers from academia, national laboratories, and industry, is a comprehensive reference covering all major aspects of metallurgical science and engineering of aluminum and its alloys. Topics ...

Encyclopedia of Iron, Steel, and Their Alloys (Online Version)

1st Edition

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George E. Totten, Rafael Colas
January 6, 2016

The first of many important works featured in CRC Press’ Metals and Alloys Encyclopedia Collection, the Encyclopedia of Iron, Steel, and Their Alloys covers all the fundamental, theoretical, and application-related aspects of the metallurgical science, engineering, and technology of iron, steel, a...

Phase Behavior of Petroleum Reservoir Fluids

2nd Edition

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Karen Schou Pedersen, Peter Lindskou Christensen, Jawad Azeem Shaikh
December 18, 2014

Developed in conjunction with several oil companies using experimental data for real reservoir fluids, Phase Behavior of Petroleum Reservoir Fluids introduces industry standard methods for modeling the phase behavior of petroleum reservoir fluids at different stages in the process. Keeping mathemati...

Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells: Physical Principles of Materials and Operation

1st Edition

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Michael Eikerling, Andrei Kulikovsky
September 23, 2014

The book provides a systematic and profound account of scientific challenges in fuel cell research. The introductory chapters bring readers up to date on the urgency and implications of the global energy challenge, the prospects of electrochemical energy conversion technologies, and the thermodynami...

Hydraulic Fracturing

1st Edition

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Michael Berry Smith, Carl Montgomery
June 9, 2015

Hydraulic Fracturing effectively busts the myths associated with hydraulic fracturing. It explains how to properly engineer and optimize a hydraulically fractured well by selecting the right materials, evaluating the economic benefits of the project, and ensuring the safety and success of the people...

Extractive Metallurgy of Rare Earths

2nd Edition

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Nagaiyar Krishnamurthy, Chiranjib Kumar Gupta
December 16, 2015

New Edition Now Covers Recycling, Environmental Issues, and Analytical Determination Employing four decades of experience in the rare metal and rare earths industry, the authors of Extractive Metallurgy of Rare Earths, Second Edition present the entire subject of rare earth elements with depth and ...

Handbook of Industrial Drying

4th Edition

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Arun S. Mujumdar
July 11, 2014

By far the most commonly encountered and energy-intensive unit operation in almost all industrial sectors, industrial drying continues to attract the interest of scientists, researchers, and engineers. The Handbook of Industrial Drying, Fourth Edition not only delivers a comprehensive treatment of t...

Offshore Petroleum Drilling and Production

1st Edition

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Sukumar Laik
February 15, 2018

The key focus of the book is on engineering aspects of the subject field Updated, comprehensive text covering offshore drilling, production and field development and offers complete coverage of offshore oil and gas operations. Also, key maintenance issues like pigging, corrosion, subsidence are&nb...

Ceramic Processing

2nd Edition

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Mohamed N. Rahaman
June 7, 2017

Many of the properties critical to the engineering applications of ceramics are strongly dependent on their microstructure which, in turn, is dependent on the processing methods used to produce the ceramic material. Ceramic Processing, Second Edition provides a comprehensive treatment of the princip...

Metalworking Fluids

3rd Edition

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Jerry P. Byers
September 20, 2017

This revised and expanded Third Edition contains 21 chapters summarizing the latest thinking on various technologies relating to metalworking fluid development, laboratory evaluation, metallurgy, industrial application, fluid maintenance, recycling, waste treatment, health, government regulations, a...

Firefighters' Clothing and Equipment: Performance, Protection, and Comfort

1st Edition

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Guowen Song, Faming Wang
November 26, 2018

Protective clothing and equipment used for firefighters protect them against their harsh working environment loaded with strong thermal hazards, elevated environmental temperatures, low oxygen concentration and smoke. This book describes an in-depth review of firefighting clothing and equipment, and...

Lubrication Fundamentals, Revised and Expanded

3rd Edition

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Don M. Pirro, Martin Webster, Ekkehard Daschner
March 17, 2016

Careful selection of the right lubricant(s) is required to keep a machine running smoothly. Lubrication Fundamentals, Third Edition, Revised and Expanded describes the need and design for the many specialized oils and greases used to lubricate machine elements and builds on the tribology and lubrica...

Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources: Exploitation and Development

1st Edition

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Usman Ahmed, D. Nathan Meehan
June 14, 2016

As the shale revolution continues in North America, unconventional resource markets are emerging on every continent. In the next eight to ten years, more than 100,000 wells and one- to two-million hydraulic fracturing stages could be executed, resulting in close to one trillion dollars in industry s...

Green Polymeric Nanocomposites

1st Edition

Satya Eswari Jujjavarapu, Krishna Mohan Poluri
February 13, 2020

Covering fundamentals through applications, this book discusses environmentally friendly polymer nanocomposites and alternatives to traditional nanocomposites through detailed reviews of a variety of materials procured from different resources, their synthesis, and applications using alternative...

Tissue Engineering Strategies for Organ Regeneration

1st Edition

Naznin Sultana, Sanchita Bandyopadhyay-Ghosh, Chin Fhong Soon
February 06, 2020

Tissue Engineering Strategies for Organ Regeneration addresses the existing and future trends of tissue engineering approaches for organ/tissue regeneration or repair. This book provides a comprehensive summary of the recent improvement of biomaterials used in scaffold-based tissue engineering...

Handbook of Humidity Measurement: Methods, Materials and Technologies, Three-Volume Set

1st Edition

Ghenadii Korotcenkov
February 04, 2020

Methods and types of devices used for measuring humidity use different measurement principles, materials and varying configurations, making it difficult to compare capabilities. Data presented provides detailed information on types of humidity sensors accompanied by an analysis of their strengths...

Handbook of Humidity Measurement, Volume 3: Sensing Materials and Technologies

1st Edition

Ghenadii Korotcenkov
February 04, 2020

Because of unique water properties, humidity affects materials and many living organisms, including humans. Humidity control is important in various fields, from production management to creating a comfortable living environment. The range of materials that can be used in the development of...

Inorganic Nanomaterials for Supercapacitor Design

1st Edition

Dr. Inamuddin, Rajender Boddula, Mohd Imran Ahamed, Abdullah Mohamed Asiri
February 01, 2020

Among electrode materials, inorganic materials have received vast consideration owing to their redox chemistry, chemical stability, high electrochemical performance, and high-power applications. These exceptional properties enable inorganic-based materials to find application in high-performance...

Statistical Mechanics of Liquids and Solutions: Intermolecular Forces, Structure and Surface Interactions Volume I

1st Edition

Roland Kjellander
February 01, 2020

The statistical mechanical theory of liquids and solutions is a fundamental area of physical sciences with important implications in other fields of science and for many industrial applications. This book introduces equilibrium statistical mechanics in general, and statistical mechanics of liquids...

Emerging Photovoltaic Technologies: Photophysics and Devices

1st Edition

Carlito S. Ponseca
January 31, 2020

The need to address the energy problem and formulate a lasting solution to tame climate change has never been so urgent. The rise of various renewable energy sources, such as solar cell technologies, has given humanity a glimpse of hope that can delay the catastrophic effects of these problems...

Biomimetic Microengineering

1st Edition

Hyun Jung Kim
January 28, 2020

This book will examine the relevant biological subjects involved in biomimetic microengineering as well as the design and implementation methods of such engineered microdevices. Physiological topics covered include regeneration of complex responses of our body on a cellular, tissue, organ, and...

Spark Ablation: Building Blocks for Nanotechnology

1st Edition

Andreas Schmidt-Ott
January 24, 2020

Spark ablation has been used worldwide for decades. However, in many fields, the special properties of nanoparticles, which come into play especially for sizes <20 nm, are just beginning to be exploited. The technique offers unprecedented flexibility regarding composition and size, and...

Morphology Design Paradigms for Supercapacitors

1st Edition

Inamuddin, Rajender Boddula, Mohammad Faraz Ahmer, Abdullah Mohamed Asiri
January 16, 2020

Nanostructured electrode materials have exhibited unrivaled electrochemical properties in creating elite supercapacitors. Morphology Design Paradigm for Supercapacitors presents the latest advances in the improvement of supercapacitors, a result of the incorporation of nanomaterials into the design...

Extreme Tribology: Fundamentals and Challenges

1st Edition

Ahmed Abdelbary
January 10, 2020

Tribology is an unfamiliar term for many, but is experienced by all. It is the science of friction, wear and lubrication of contacting surfaces in relative motion. The aim of this book is to introduce the fundamentals of tribology as well as its challenges in extreme operating conditions. The book...

Flexible and Stretchable Electronics: Materials, Design, and Devices

1st Edition

Run-Wei Li, Gang Liu
December 31, 2019

With the recently well developed areas of Internet of Thing, consumer wearable gadgets and artificial intelligence, flexible and stretchable electronic devices have spurred great amount of interest from both the global scientific and industrial communities. As an emerging technology, flexible and...

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