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Lubrication Fundamentals, 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...

Magnesium: From Resources to Production

Hussein K. Abdel-Aal
July 16, 2018

Magnesium is one of the most abundant minerals in seawater. Extracting magnesium from seawater could reduce cost of this mineral, resulting in positive implications for industries that use it. This book addresses mineral process engineering with emphasis on magnesium and provides practicing...

Anaerobic Waste-Wastewater Treatment and Biogas Plants: A Practical Handbook

Joseph Chukwuemeka Akunna
July 16, 2018

The book guides specialists and non-specialists from around the world on how or whether anaerobic processes can be part of solutions for the management of municipal and industrial solid, semi-solid, and liquid residues. The simple self-learning presentation style is designed to encourage deep...

Introduction to Optimization for Chemical and Environmental Engineers

Louis Theodore, Kelly Behan
July 16, 2018

This book presents the introductory fundamentals of several optimization methods with accompanying practical engineering applications. It examines mathematical optimization calculations common to both environmental and chemical engineering professionals, with a primary focus on perturbation...

Optimization of Hydraulic Fracture Stages and Sequencing in Unconventional Formations

Ahmed Alzahabi, Mohamed Y. Soliman
July 03, 2018

Shale gas and/or oil play identification is subject to many screening processes for characteristics such as porosity, permeability, and brittleness. Evaluating shale gas and/or oil reservoirs and identifying potential sweet spots (portions of the reservoir rock that have high-quality kerogen...

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

A. K. Haghi, Cristobal Noe Aguilar Gonzalez, Sabu Thomas, Praveen K. M
July 02, 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...

Green Chemical Engineering: An Introduction to Catalysis, Kinetics, and Chemical Processes

S. Suresh, S. Sundaramoorthy
June 30, 2018

While chemical products are useful in their own right—they address the demands and needs of the masses—they also drain our natural resources and generate unwanted pollution. Green Chemical Engineering: An Introduction to Catalysis, Kinetics, and Chemical Processes encourages minimized use of...

Biomedical Engineering Principles

Arthur B. Ritter, Vikki Hazelwood, Antonio Valdevit, Alfred N. Ascione
June 28, 2018

Current demand in biomedical sciences emphasizes the understanding of basic mechanisms and problem solving rather than rigid empiricism and factual recall. Knowledge of the basic laws of mass and momentum transport as well as model development and validation, biomedical signal processing,...

Fluid Mechanics of Environmental Interfaces

Carlo Gualtieri, Dragutin T. Mihailovic
June 28, 2018

Environmental Fluid Mechanics (EFM) studies the motion of air and water at several different scales, the fate and transport of species carried along by these fluids, and the interactions among those flows and geological, biological, and engineered systems. EFM emerged some decades ago as a response...

In-Vitro and In-Vivo Tools in Drug Delivery Research for Optimum Clinical Outcomes

Ambikanandan Misra, Aliasgar Shahiwala
June 27, 2018

This book covers the essentials of drug delivery research and provides a unique forum for scientific experimental methods that are exclusively focused by the in-vitro, ex-vivo, and in-vivo methodologies of drug delivery research and felicitates translational research. The book includes recent and...

Sonochemistry: An Emerging Green Technology

Suresh C. Ameta, Rakshit Ameta, Garima Ameta
June 20, 2018

Traditionally heat and light are thought as energy sources to drive a particular chemical reaction, but now ultrasound is a promising energy source for this purpose. The collapse of a bubble generates a wide range of high temperatures and pressures, and therefore, use of ultrasound has a...

Revival: Environmental Particles (1993): Volume 2

Jacques Buffle, Herman P. van Leeuwen
June 20, 2018

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

Small Wind Turbines for Electricity and Irrigation: Design and Construction

Mario Alejandro Rosato
June 20, 2018

This practical book deals with the technology of small-power wind turbines as opposed to widely diffused industrial wind turbines and wind farms. It covers the most common wind turbine technologies in the small power segment: horizontal axis both for electrical generation and water pumping,...

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