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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...

Electroless Nickel Plating: Fundamentals to Applications

1st Edition

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Fabienne Delaunois, Veronique Vitry, Luiza Bonin
November 18, 2019

Electroless Nickel Plating: Fundamentals to Applications provides a complete and actualized view of electroless nickel plating, thus greatly improving the accessibility of knowledge on the subject. It touches upon all aspects of electroless nickel, from the fundamentals (including thermodynamics of...

Industrial Applications of Biopolymers and their Environmental Impact

1st Edition

Abdullah Al Mamun, Jonathan Y. Chen
November 15, 2019

Biopolymers represent a carbon emission solution: they are green and eco-friendly with a variety of uses in biomedical engineering, the automotive industry, the packaging and paper industries, and for the development of new building materials. This book describes the various raw materials of...

Tissue Engineering Strategies for Organ Regeneration

1st Edition

Naznin Sultana, Sanchita Bandyopadhyay Ghosh, Soon Chin Fhong
November 15, 2019

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

21st Century Nanoscience - A Handbook: Advanced Analytic Methods and Instrumentation (Volume 3)

1st Edition

Klaus D. Sattler
November 14, 2019

This up-to-date reference is the most comprehensive summary of the field of nanoscience and its applications. It begins with fundamental properties at the nanoscale and then goes well beyond into the practical aspects of the design, synthesis, and use of nanomaterials in various industries. It...

21st Century Nanoscience – A Handbook: Nanophysics Sourcebook (Volume One)

1st Edition

Klaus D. Sattler
November 13, 2019

This up-to-date reference is the most comprehensive summary of the field of nanoscience and its applications. It begins with fundamental properties at the nanoscale and then goes well beyond into the practical aspects of the design, synthesis, and use of nanomaterials in various industries. It...

2D and 3D Graphene Nanocomposites: Fundamentals, Design, and Devices

1st Edition

Olga E. Glukhova
November 13, 2019

In recent decades, graphene composites have received considerable attention due to their unique structural features and extraordinary properties. 2D and 3D graphene hybrid structures are widely used in memory, microelectronic, and optoelectronic devices; energy- and power-density...

Cryogenic Engineering and Technologies: Principles and Applications of Cryogen-Free Systems

1st Edition

Dr. Zuyu Zhao, Dr. Chao Wang
November 06, 2019

Cryogen-free cryogenics is leading a revolution in research and industry by its significant advantages over traditional liquid helium systems. This is the first overview for the field, covering the key technologies, conceptual design, fabrication, operation, performance, and applications of these...

Powder Technology Handbook, Fourth Edition

4th Edition

Ko Higashitani, Hisao Makino, Shuji Matsusaka
November 01, 2019

The Fourth Edition of Powder Technology Handbook continues to serve as the comprehensive guide to powder technology and the fundamental engineering processes of particulate technology, while incorporating significant advances in the field in the decade since publication of the previous edition. The...

Additive Manufacturing, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Amit Bandyopadhyay, Susmita Bose
October 31, 2019

The field of additive manufacturing is growing dynamically as the interest is persisting from manufacturing sector, including other sectors as well. Conceptually, additive manufacturing is a way to build parts without using any part-specific tooling or dies from the computer-aided design (CAD) file...

Emerging Photovoltaic Technologies: Photophysics and Devices

1st Edition

Carl S. Ponseca
October 31, 2019

The need to address the energy problem and formulating lasting solution to tame climate change have never been so urgent since the last few years. The rise of different renewable energy sources, e.g. solar cell technologies, have given humanity a glimpse of hope that can, at the very least, delay...

Spintronics Handbook, Second Edition: Spin Transport and Magnetism: Three Volume Set

2nd Edition

Evgeny Y. Tsymbal, Igor Žutić
October 25, 2019

The second edition offers an update on the single most comprehensive survey of the two intertwined fields of spintronics and magnetism, covering the diverse array of materials and structures, including silicon, organic semiconductors, carbon nanotubes, graphene, and engineered nanostructures....

Material Modeling in Finite Element Analysis

1st Edition

Z. Yang
October 24, 2019

Finite element analysis has been widely applied in mechanical, civil, and biomedical designs. This book aims to provide the readers comprehensive views of various material models with practical examples, which would help readers understand various materials, and build appropriate material models in...

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