Shahid Ul Islam, S. Wazed Ali and Satyaranjan Bairagi
June 1, 2024
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Textile-Based Piezoelectric Nanogenerators: Advances and Perspectives reviews materials, fabrication methods, and applications of piezoelectric textile materials for smart wearable systems and portable electronic technologies. In the book, current achievements in piezoelectric nanogenerators are summarized, and applications of the textile-based piezoelectric nanogenerators in the fields of sensing, structural health monitoring, and energy harvesting are discussed. Drawbacks and opportunities in these areas are also investigated, making this reference suitable for materials scientists and engineers in academia and R&D.
Bio-Based and Bio-Inspired Pavement Construction Materials explores various production techniques, experimental characterization methods, applications, and numerical modeling and simulation approaches for bio-based and bio-inspired pavement materials. The book demonstrates how bio-based and bio-inspired materials can be used in pavements to solve problems related to sustainability while simultaneously enhancing the mechanical properties of asphalt and cementitious materials. Supply chain management, life cost cycle analysis, and environmental assessment of using these materials are all covered as well. Examples of these materials being used in real-life settings are included throughout.
Biophotonics and Biosensing brings together the knowledge of the basic principles of the field of light–biological tissue interaction, detection methods, data processing techniques, and research, diagnostic, and clinical applications. It is suitable for new entrants to the field, while also highlighting the latest developments for experts. This volume includes perspectives by leading experts from the biophotonics and biosensing, biomedical engineering, and data science communities.The book provides a basic grounding in the key theoretical principles and practical components of biophotonics and biosensing. Working principles of devices used in spectroscopy, microscopy, and optical sensing are presented, along with their application domains. The reader will learn about existing microscopy-based techniques used in biomedical applications for diagnosis and get to know different signal- and image-processing algorithms, including the state of the art in artificial intelligence approaches, as used in biophotonics. Finally, the book describes through concrete examples, including sample preparation and measurement approaches, how the field has developed, thanks to the integration of biophotonics and optical biosensing with advanced signaland image-processing.
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John Patrick Abraham, Wolodymyr J. Minkowycz and John M. Gorman
June 1, 2024
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Advances in Heat Transfer, Volume 57, presents the latest in a serial that highlights new advances in the field, with this updated volume presenting interesting chapters written by an international board of authors.
The 34th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering, 15th International Symposium on Process Systems Engineering: ESCAPE-34/PSE2024, Volume 53 provides the latest information to come out of the International Symposium on Process Systems Engineering joint event. It is a valuable resource for chemical engineers, chemical process engineers, researchers in industry and academia, students, and consultants for chemical industries.
Sonil Nanda, Vaibhav Vasant Goud and Ajay K. Dalai
May 1, 2024
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Emerging Biofuels: Stationary and Mobile Applications presents a comprehensive assessment of supply chains and conversion pathways of the promising biofuels in the 21st century. Highlighting the potential of emerging biofuels, the book covers the latest breakthroughs and process intensification strategies for the development of near to mid-term commercialization. Chapters provide readers with an overview of emerging biofuels, key advantages, and major drivers for the biofuel industry. The majority of the book is dedicated to assessing each emerging biofuel, including renewable diesel, bio-CNG, 3rd generation lignocellulosic ethanol, fisher-tropsch biofuels, biohydrogen, microalgal biodiesel, bio jet fuel, hythane, methanol, and bio-oil, dimethyl ether, and more. The final chapters of the book examine techno-economic viability, sustainability, and the lifecycle of selected biofuel through detailed case studies while also analyzing international policy frameworks for biofuels. This book is a valuable reference for students, researchers and industry engineers involved in biofuels production, but will also be of interest to multidisciplinary teams working across Renewable Energy, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Science and Sustainability Science.
Microbial Metagenomics in Effluent Treatment Plant introduces a metagenomic approach characterizing microbial communities in industrial wastewater treatment, providing an overall picture of metagenomics, its application, processes, and future prospects in the field of bioremediation. It also discusses culture-dependent methods, culture-independent methods, and enzymatic methods used to estimate bacterial diversity to monitor temporal and spatial changes in bacterial communities.In addition, a metagenomic approach id discussed to characterize the microbial communities in industrial wastewater treatment. Researchers, scientists, professors, and students in environmental engineering, applied microbiology, and water treatment will find this book helpful in understanding the importance and role of metagenomics in biogeochemical cycles, degradation, and detoxification of environmental pollutants.
Emerging Innovative Trends in the Application of Biological Processes for Industrial Wastewater Treatment discusses new and emerging innovative trends in the application of biological processes in industrial wastewater treatment. The book also includes the fate of chemicals produced after the treatment process both at the laboratory scale and at the industrial scale, explores the unique biological aspects of the wastewater treatment process, and highlights the advantages they provide for engineering applications in the industries. Each chapter covers a different biological-based approach and examines the basic principles, practical applications, recent breakthroughs, and associated limitations.In addition, it also provides in-depth knowledge on the biological process for application in wastewater research which presents an array of cutting-edge wastewater treatment research and thereafter its applications in treatment, remediation, sensing, and pollution prevention processes which has a significant impact on maintaining the long-term quality, availability, and viability of water.
The Handbook of Lithium-Ion Battery Pack Design: Chemistry, Components, Types, and Terminology, Second Edition, provides a clear and concise explanation of EV and Li-ion batteries for readers that are new to the field. The second edition expands and updates all topics covered in the original book, adding more details to all existing chapters, and including major updates to align with all the rapid changes the industry has experienced over the past few years. The second edition adds two new chapters; the first delves into the processes of module and pack manufacturing, while the second introduces topics that are adjacent to the battery such as charging infrastructure, battery swapping, and charging as a service.This handbook offers a layman’s explanation of the battery industry and technology, including the history of vehicle electrification and battery technology, describing the various terminologies and acronyms, and explaining how to do simple calculations that can be used in determining basic battery sizing, capacity, voltage, and energy. By the end of reading this book, the reader will have a solid understanding of the terminology around Li-ion batteries and be able to undertake simple battery calculations.This book is immensely useful to both beginning and experienced engineers alike. The Handbook of Lithium-Ion Battery Pack Design: Chemistry, Components, Types, and Terminology, Second Edition is a reference tool for anyone that is transitioning into the battery industry. Whether you are an electrical or mechanical engineer, chemist, purchasing, sales, executive, or government, it will help you better appreciate the interrelationships between the various battery engineering fields that are required to understand the battery as an Energy Storage System.
Environmental Approach to Remediate Refractory Pollutants from Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plants discusses the emerging trends in the bioremediation of hazardous pollutants found in wastewater, including the fate of pollutants produced after the treatment process both at the laboratory scale and at the industrial scale. Describing a broad area of biological processes and water research – considered key components for advanced water purification – it also includes the desalination technologies that remove, reduce, or neutralize water contaminants that threaten human health.Exploring the unique biological aspects of the wastewater treatment process, the book highlights the advantages they provide for engineering applications in industry, with each chapter covering a different biological-based approach, examining the basic principles, practical applications, recent breakthroughs and associated limitations.