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Lubrication Fundamentals, Third Edition, Revised and Expanded

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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

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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...

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...

A First Course in Predictive Control, Second Edition

J.A. Rossiter
April 03, 2018

The book presents a significant expansion in depth and breadth of the previous edition. It includes substantially more numerical illustrations and copious supporting MATLAB code that the reader can use to replicate illustrations or build his or her own. The code is deliberately written to be as...

Home Furnishing

V. Ramesh Babu, S. Sundaresan
March 26, 2018

This book focuses on the home textiles market and its products such as furnishings, floor coverings, carpets, curtains and draperies, living room furnishings, bed linens, kitchen linens, hospital linens, towels etc. The book discusses latest developments and future prospectus in the home textile...

Hydrogen Safety

Fotis Rigas, Paul Amyotte
March 09, 2018

Hydrogen Safety highlights physiological, physical, and chemical hazards associated with hydrogen production, storage, distribution, and use systems. It also examines potential accident scenarios that could occur with hydrogen use under certain conditions. The number of potential applications for...

Nanotechnology and the Resource Fallacy

Stephen L. Gillett
March 05, 2018

Dwindling global supplies of conventional energy and materials resources are widely thought to severely constrain, or even render impossible, a "first-world" lifestyle for the bulk of Earth’s inhabitants. This bleak prospect, however, is wrong. Current energy resources are used grotesquely...

Vacuum: Science, Technology and Applications

Pramod K. Naik
March 02, 2018

Vacuum plays an important role in science and technology. The study of interaction of charged particles, neutrals and radiation with each other and with solid surfaces requires a vacuum environment for reliable investigations. Vacuum has contributed immensely to advancements made in nuclear science...

Membrane Technology in Separation Science

Mihir K. Purkait, Randeep Singh
February 28, 2018

The book explains fundamental and advanced topics related to the field of membrane science including extensive coverage of material selection, preparation, characterization and applications of various membranes....

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