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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Advances in Refining Catalysis

    Edited by Deniz Uner

    To meet changing market demands that have stringent emission standards and to ensure proper performance in refinery units, evaluation of novel catalyst designs and results from material characterization and testing of catalysts are of crucial importance for refiners as well as for catalyst…

    Hardback – 2017-02-14 
    CRC Press
    Chemical Industries

  • Rebuilding Fukushima

    Edited by Mitsuo Yamakawa, Daisaku Yamamoto

    Five years after the one of the worst nuclear accidents in history, Fukushima now only occasionally headlines national and international media. However, the disaster is far from over, as evidenced by a hundred thousand people from Fukushima still in the state of evacuation, rising levels of…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Handbook of Mass Spectra of Flame Retardants

    By An Li, Huan He, Hua Wei, Da Chen

    With the tightening of fire regulations, flame retardants have been added to all petroleum-based industrial and consumer goods. As a result, such chemicals have been found ubiquitous in the environment and humans. In recent years, the phase-out of some "legacy" flame retardants has prompted…

    Hardback – 2017-01-15 
    CRC Press

  • Minerals and Coal Process Calculations

    By D.V. Subba Rao

    The aim of process calculations is to evaluate the performance of minerals and coal processing operations in terms of efficiency of the operation, grade of the final products and recovery of the required constituents. To meet these requirements, in-depth detailed calculations are illustrated in…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    CRC Press

  • The Chemistry and Technology of Coal, Third Edition

    By James G. Speight

    The demand for coal use (for electricity generation) and coal products, particularly liquid fuels and chemical feedstocks, is increasing throughout the world. Traditional markets such as North America and Europe are experiencing a steady increase in demand whereas emerging Asian markets, such as…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    CRC Press
    Chemical Industries

  • Our Energy Future

    Socioeconomic Implications and Policy Options for Rural America

    Edited by Don E. Albrecht

    Rapid changes in energy production and consumption are having major socioeconomic implications for the communities of rural America. Technological developments in horizontal drilling, hydraulic fracturing (fracking) nuclear energy, biofuels, wind and solar energy have significantly increased…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Surface Chemistry and Geochemistry of Hydraulic Fracturing

    By K. S. Birdi

    Unique in focus, Surface Chemistry and Geochemistry of Hydraulic Fracturing examines the surface chemistry and phenomena in the hydrofracking process. Under great scrutiny as of late, the physico-chemical properties of hydrofracking are fully detailed and explained. Topics include the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26
    CRC Press

  • Unravelling the Fukushima Disaster

    Edited by Mitsuo Yamakawa, Daisaku Yamamoto

    The Fukushima disaster continues to appear in national newspapers when there is another leakage of radiation-contaminated water, evacuation designations are changed, or major compensation issues arise and so remains far from over. However, after five years, attention and research towards the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Post-Earthquake Fire Analysis in Urban Structures

    Risk Management Strategies

    By Behrouz Behnam

    Post-earthquake fire is one of the most complicated problems resulting from earthquakes and presents a serious risk to urban structures. Most standards and codes ignore the possibility of post-earthquake fire; thus it is not factored in when determining the ability of buildings to withstand load.…

    Hardback – 2016-10-20
    CRC Press

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