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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...

Chemistry of Lignocellulosics: Current Trends

1st Edition

Tatjana Stevanovic
September 18, 2018

This book presents the chemical properties of lignocellulosic fibers, knowledge of which is essential for innovation and sustainable development of their transformation. Thermochemical transformation of wood and other lignocellulosics is presented to highlight its volatile, liquid and solid...

Biorefineries: Design and Analysis

1st Edition

Carlos Ariel Cardona Alzate, Jonathan Moncada Botero, Valentina Aristizábal Marulanda
September 07, 2018

Aimed at presenting a systematic design of biorefineries, the book initiates with an overview about relevance and applications explained through origin of raw materials, transformation routes and products. Then, concepts as hierarchy, sequencing and integration are considered which helps in...

Intelligent Control in Drying

1st Edition

Alex Martynenko, Andreas Bück
September 04, 2018

Despite the available general literature in intelligent control, there is a definite lack of knowledge and know-how in practical applications of intelligent control in drying. This book fills that gap. Intelligent Control in Drying serves as an innovative and practical guide for researchers and...

Introduction to Process Plant Projects

1st Edition

H. Selcuk Agca, Giancarlo Cotone
September 04, 2018

The book covers all stages of process plant projects from initiation to completion and handover by describing the roles and actions of all functions involved. It discusses engineering, procurement, construction, project management, contract administration, project control and HSE, with reference to...

Gas Adsorption in Metal-Organic Frameworks: Fundamentals and Applications

1st Edition

T. Grant Glover, Bin Mu
September 03, 2018

This text discusses the synthesis, characterization, and application of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) for the purpose of adsorbing gases. It provides details on the fundamentals of thermodynamics, mass transfer, and diffusion that are commonly required when evaluating MOF materials for gas...

Careers in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

1st Edition

Victor Edwards, Suzanne Shelley
August 22, 2018

The scope of opportunities in chemical and biomolecular engineering has grown tremendously in recent years. Careers in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering conveys the breadth and depth of today’s chemical and biomolecular engineering practice, and describes the intellectually enriching, socially...

Physical Chemistry for Chemists and Chemical Engineers: Multidisciplinary Research Perspectives

1st Edition

Alexander V. Vakhrushev, Reza Haghi, J.V. de Julián-Ortiz
August 17, 2018

This volume is based on different aspects of chemical technology that are associated with research and the development of theories for chemical engineers, helping to bridge the gap between classical analysis and modern, real-life applications. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, the authors...

Catalytic Naphtha Reforming Process

1st Edition

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 technical...

Industrial Heat Pump-Assisted Wood Drying

1st Edition

Vasile Minea
August 15, 2018

This book discusses conventional as well as unconventional wood drying technologies. It covers fundamental thermophysical and energetic aspects and integrates two complex thermodynamic systems, conventional kilns and heat pumps, aimed at improving the energy performance of dryers and the final...

Membrane Technology: Sustainable Solutions in Water, Health, Energy and Environmental Sectors

1st Edition

Sundergopal Sridhar
August 14, 2018

Contributed by multiple experts, the book covers the scientific and engineering aspects of membrane processes and systems. It aims to cover basic concepts of novel membrane processes including membrane bioreactors, microbial fuel cell, forward osmosis, electro-dialysis and membrane contactors....

Physical Chemistry for Engineering and Applied Sciences: Theoretical and Methodological Implications

1st Edition

A. K. Haghi, Cristobal Noe Aguilar Gonzalez, Sabu Thomas, Praveen K. M
August 01, 2018

This new volume, Physical Chemistry for Engineering and Applied Sciences: Theoretical and Methodological Implications, introduces readers to some of the latest research applications of physical chemistry. The compilation of this volume was motived by the tremendous increase of useful research work...

Biomass Preprocessing and Pretreatments for Production of Biofuels: Mechanical, Chemical and Thermal Methods

1st Edition

Jaya Shankar Tumuluru
July 31, 2018

Engineering the physical, chemical, and energy properties of lignocellulosic biomass is important to produce high-quality consistent feedstocks with reduced variability for biofuels production. The emphasis of this book will be the beneficial impacts that mechanical, chemical, and thermal...

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