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  • Microwave-Mediated Biofuel Production

    By Veera G. Gude

    This book focuses on chemical syntheses and processes for biofuel production mediated by microwave energy. This is the first contribution in this area serving as a resource and guidance manual for understanding the principles, mechanisms, design, and applications of microwaves in biofuel process…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • Metabolic Regulation and Metabolic Engineering for Biofuel and Biochemical Production

    By Kazuyuki Shimizu

    The global warming problem is becoming critical year by year, causing climate disaster all over the world, where it has been believed that the CO2 gas emitted from the factories and the burning of fossil fuels may be one of the reasons of global warming. Moreover, the global stock of fossil fuels…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • Chemical Energy from Natural and Synthetic Gas

    By Yatish T. Shah

    Commercial development of energy from renewables and nuclear is critical to long-term industry and environmental goals. However, it will take time for them to economically compete with existing fossil fuel energy resources and their infrastructures. Gas fuels play an important role during and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-14 
    CRC Press

  • Whole Energy System Dynamics

    Theory, modelling and policy

    By Catalina Spataru

    In order to address the twenty-first-century challenges of decarbonisation, energy security and cost-effectiveness it is essential to understand whole energy systems and the interconnection and interaction between different components. An integrated language is therefore needed to assist energy…

    Paperback – 2017-03-09 
    Routledge

  • Hydrostatic Testing, Corrosion, and Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion

    A Field Manual for Control and Prevention

    By Reza Javaherdashti, Farzaneh Akvan

    Hydrostatic testing assesses pressure vessels, such as pipelines, for strength and leaks. It involves filling a vessel with liquid and pressurizing the vessel to a set test level. While an important procedure for industries, residual liquid from the test can cause issues with vessel corrosion,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-03 
    CRC Press

  • Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion in the Upstream Oil and Gas Industry

    Edited by Torben Lund Skovhus, Dennis Enning, Jason S. Lee

    Microorganisms are ubiquitously present in petroleum reservoirs and the facilities that produce them. Pipelines, vessels, and other equipment used in upstream oil and gas operations provide a vast and predominantly anoxic environment for microorganisms to thrive. The biggest technical challenge…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    CRC Press

  • Energy, Environment and Management Engineering

    Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Frontier of Energy and Environment Engineering (ICFEEE 2016), Taiwan, December 10-11, 2016

    Edited by Wen-Pei Sung

    This proceedings volume brings together selected peer-reviewed papers presented at the 2016 International Conference on Frontier of Energy and Environment Engineering. Topics covered include energy efficiency and energy management, energy exploration and exploitation, power generation technologies,…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    CRC Press

  • Solar Farms

    The Earthcan Expert Guide to Design and Construction of Utility-scale Photovoltaic Systems

    By Susan Neill, Geoff Stapleton, Christopher Martell

    The market and policy impetus to install increasingly large-scale solar systems, or solar farms (sometimes known as solar parks or ranches), has seen products and applications develop ahead of the collective industry knowledge and experience. Recently however the market has matured and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Expert

  • Asphaltenes

    Chemical Transformation during Hydroprocessing of Heavy Oils

    By Jorge Ancheyta, Fernando Trejo, Mohan Singh Rana

    During the upgrading of heavy petroleum, asphaltene is the most problematic impurity since it is the main cause of catalyst deactivation and sediments formation. Exploring many aspects related to asphaltenes composition and conversion, Asphaltenes: Chemical Transformation during Hydroprocessing of…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    CRC Press
    Chemical Industries

  • Photovoltaic Systems Engineering, Fourth Edition

    By Roger Messenger, Amir Abtahi

    The primary purpose of PV Systems Engineering is to provide a comprehensive set of PV knowledge and understanding tools for the design, installation, commissioning, inspection, and operation of PV systems. During recent years in the United States, more PV capacity was installed than any other…

    Hardback – 2017-02-24 
    CRC Press

  • Nuclear Engineering Fundamentals

    A Practical Perspective

    By Robert Masterson

    This textbook provides a thoroughly modern alternative to other introductory Nuclear Engineering textbooks that have not been updated significantly over the last 20 years. Printed in full color, this textbook combines an accessible, student-friendly overview of nuclear physics, nuclear reactor…

    Hardback – 2017-02-21 
    CRC Press

  • Renewable Energy Devices and Systems with Simulations in MATLAB® and ANSYS

    Edited by Frede Blaabjerg, Dan M. Ionel

    Due to the increasing world population, energy consumption is steadily climbing, and there is a demand to provide solutions for sustainable and renewable energy production, such as wind turbines and photovoltaics. Power electronics are being used to interface renewable sources in order to maximize…

    Hardback – 2017-02-21 
    CRC Press

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