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Green Chemistry and Chemical Engineering


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Designed to meet sustainability and environmental challenges facing researchers, professionals, and students of the chemical discipline, this series includes textbooks and references that focus on the science and technology of reducing adverse impacts of chemicals and processes on the environment. The series details the development of alternative sustainable technologies that will minimize hazards and maximize process efficiency. It includes but is not limited to topics such as green separation technologies, mitigation of harmful substances, carbon dioxide sequestration, greenhouse chemicals, and global warming issues.

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Hydrogen Safety Production, Transport, Storage, Use, and the Environment

Hydrogen Safety: Production, Transport, Storage, Use, and the Environment

2nd Edition

Forthcoming

By Fotis Rigas
September 06, 2024

While hydrogen is of vital and growing importance in many industrial sectors, this volatile substance poses unique challenges, including easy leakage, low ignition energy, a wide range of combustible fuel-air mixtures, buoyancy, and its ability to embrittle metals that are required to ensure safe ...

Microplastics Pollution and Worldwide Policies on Plastic Use

Microplastics Pollution and Worldwide Policies on Plastic Use

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Tin Sin Lee, Soo Tueen Bee
June 04, 2024

Microplastics Pollution and Worldwide Policies on Plastic Use discusses microplastic pollution and global policies developed to tackle the problem. It details the mechanisms of microplastics occurrence, sources, and impacts. It then offers a comprehensive overview of the various policies ...

Efficiency and Sustainability in the Energy and Chemical Industries Scientific Principles and Case Studies

Efficiency and Sustainability in the Energy and Chemical Industries: Scientific Principles and Case Studies

3rd Edition

By Krishnan Sankaranarayanan
September 05, 2023

Using classic thermodynamic principles as the point of departure, this new edition of a popular resource supplies the understanding and tools required to measure process ef ciency and sustainability with much improved accuracy. Exploring the driving forces in the chemical and power industries, ...

Optimization for Energy Systems and Supply Chains Fundamentals and Applications

Optimization for Energy Systems and Supply Chains: Fundamentals and Applications

1st Edition

Edited By Viknesh Andiappan, Denny K S Ng, Santanu Bandyopadhyay
December 08, 2022

To curb the impacts of rising CO2 emissions, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report states that a net zero target needs to be achieved by the year 2055. Experts argue that this is a critical time to make important and accurate decisions. Thus, it is essential to have the right tools ...

Process Integration Approaches to Planning Carbon Management Networks

Process Integration Approaches to Planning Carbon Management Networks

1st Edition

By Dominic C. Y. Foo, Raymond R. Tan
April 07, 2020

Process Integration Approaches to Planning Carbon Management Networks provides a comprehensive treatment of carbon emissions pinch analysis (CEPA), covering the fundamentals as well as more advanced variants based on mathematical programming. A significant portion of the book is dedicated to case ...

Water Management Social and Technological Perspectives

Water Management: Social and Technological Perspectives

1st Edition

Edited By Iqbal M. Mujtaba, Thokozani Majozi, Mutiu Kolade Amosa
October 30, 2018

Exponential growth in population and improved standards of living demand increasing amount of freshwater and are putting serious strain on the quantity of naturally available freshwater worldwide. Water Management: Social and Technological Perspectives discusses developments in energy-efficient ...

Resource Recovery to Approach Zero Municipal Waste

Resource Recovery to Approach Zero Municipal Waste

1st Edition

Edited By Mohammad J. Taherzadeh, Tobias Richards
October 18, 2017

Current development results in a linear flow from raw material to waste, which cannot be sustainable in the long term. Plus, a global population of 7 billion people means that there are 7 billion waste producers in the world. At present, dumping and landfilling are the primary practices for getting...

Handbook of Alternative Fuel Technologies

Handbook of Alternative Fuel Technologies

2nd Edition

Edited By Sunggyu Lee, James G. Speight, Sudarshan K. Loyalka
September 18, 2018

While strides are being made in the research and development of environmentally acceptable and more sustainable alternative fuels—including efforts to reduce emissions of air pollutants associated with combustion processes from electric power generation and vehicular transportation—fossil fuel ...

Nuclear Hydrogen Production Handbook

Nuclear Hydrogen Production Handbook

1st Edition

Edited By Xing L. Yan, Ryutaro Hino
April 25, 2018

Written by two leading researchers from the world-renowned Japan Atomic Energy Agency, the Nuclear Hydrogen Production Handbook is an unrivalled overview of current and future prospects for the effective production of hydrogen via nuclear energy. Combining information from scholarly analyses, ...

Hydrogen Safety

Hydrogen Safety

1st Edition

By Fotis Rigas
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 ...

Hemicelluloses and Lignin in Biorefineries

Hemicelluloses and Lignin in Biorefineries

1st Edition

By Jean-Luc Wertz, Magali Deleu, Séverine Coppée, Aurore Richel
October 06, 2017

Hemicelluloses and Lignin in Biorefineries provides an understanding of lignocellulosic biomass, which is mainly composed of cellulose, hemicelluloses, and lignin. It promotes the valorization of these molecules in the context of the bioeconomy and presents hemicelluloses and lignin, which are ...

Materials in Biology and Medicine

Materials in Biology and Medicine

1st Edition

Edited By Sunggyu Lee, David Henthorn
October 12, 2017

While the interdisciplinary field of materials science and engineering is relatively new, remarkable developments in materials have emerged for biological and medical applications, from biocompatible polymers in medical devices to the use of carbon nanotubes as drug delivery vehicles. Exploring ...

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