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  • Utilisation of Bioactive Compounds from Agricultural and Food Production Waste

    By Quan V. Vuong

    The large quantity of waste generated from agricultural and food production remains a great challenge and an opportunity for the food industry. As there are numerous risks associated with waste for humans, animals and the environment, billions of dollars are spent on the treatment of agricultural…

    Hardback – 2017-06-15 
    CRC Press

  • Waste Production and Utilization in the Metal Extraction Industry

    By Sehliselo Ndlovu, Geoffrey S. Simate, Elias Matinde

    Increasingly stringent environmental regulations and industry adoption of waste minimization guidelines have thus, stimulated the need for the development of recycling and reuse options for metal related waste. This book, therefore, gives an overview of the waste generation, recycle and reuse along…

    Hardback – 2017-06-13 
    CRC Press

  • HAZMAT Guide for First Responders

    By Michael L. Madigan

    The goal of this book is to help train hazmat response teams and other responders in disaster training, techniques, and planning.The book will also help define and sharpen training plans and assumptions. Focusing on lessons learned from real-world experiences during actual disasters, the book will…

    Paperback – 2017-05-29 
    CRC Press

  • Novel Water Treatment and Separation Methods

    Simulation of Chemical Processes

    Edited by Bharat A. Bhanvase, Rajendra P. Ugwekar, Raju B. Mankar

    Due to increasing demand for potable and irrigation water, new scientific research is being conducted to deal with wastewater from a variety of sources. Novel Water Treatment and Separation Methods: Simulation of Chemical Processes presents a selection of research related to applications of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Geologic Disposal of Low- and Intermediate-Level Radioactive Waste

    By Roland Pusch, Raymond N. Yong, Masashi Nakano

    This book will address concepts and techniques for preparation and disposal of low- (LLW) and intermediate-level (ILW) radioactive waste from the nuclear industry, the weapons industry, university labs, research institutes, and from the commercial industry. It will aid decision-makers in finding…

    Hardback – 2017-04-10 
    CRC Press

  • Guidelines for Mine Waste Dump and Stockpile Design

    Edited by P. Mark Hawley, John Cunning

    Guidelines for Mine Waste Dump and Stockpile Design is a comprehensive, practical guide to the investigation, design, operation and monitoring of mine waste dumps, dragline spoils and major stockpiles associated with large open pit mines. These facilities are some of the largest man-made structures…

    Hardback – 2017-04-01 
    CRC Press

  • Aluminum Recycling, Second Edition

    By Mark E. Schlesinger

    What makes this book unique is a specific focus on aluminum recovery, rather than just recycling in general. It also offers an integrated discussion of scrap recovery and re-melting operations and includes economic as well as technical elements of recycling. Important topics include a discussion of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press

  • Technologies for Converting Biomass to Useful Energy

    Combustion, Gasification, Pyrolysis, Torrefaction and Fermentation

    Edited by Erik Dahlquist

    Officially, the use of biomass for energy meets only 10-13% of the total global energy demand of 140 000 TWh per year. Still, thirty years ago the official figure was zero, as only traded biomass was included. While the actual production of biomass is in the range of 270 000 TWh per year, most of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Energy Developments

  • Eco-Cities

    A Planning Guide

    Edited by Zhifeng Yang

    As cities undergo vast changes due to industrialization, urbanization, and globalization, environmental considerations assume a growing importance in the urban planning processes of an increasing number of governments around the world. Several cities and regions around the world have already…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press
    Applied Ecology and Environmental Management

  • Biomass as Energy Source

    Resources, Systems and Applications

    Edited by Erik Dahlquist

    Global energy use is approximately 140 000 TWh per year. Interestingly, biomass production amounts to approximately 270 000 TWh per year, or roughly twice as much, whereas the official figure of biomass use for energy applications is 10-13% of the global energy use. This shows that biomass is not a…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Energy Developments

  • Solidification, Second Edition

    By Jonathan Dantzig, Michel Rappaz

    Solidification is one of the oldest processes for producing complex shapes for applications ranging from art to industry, and remains as one of the most important commercial processes for many materials. Since the 1980s, numerous fundamental developments in the understanding of solidification…

    Hardback – 2017-01-07
    EPFL Press

  • Remediation Engineering

    Design Concepts, Second Edition

    By Suthan S. Suthersan, John Horst, Matthew Schnobrich, Nicklaus Welty, Jeff McDonough

    Remediation engineering has evolved and advanced from the stage of being a sub-discipline of environmental engineering into its own engineering discipline supporting the growth of a global industry. This fully-updated second edition will capture the fundamental advancements that have taken place…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13
    CRC Press

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