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High-Temperature Tribology of Ceramics and Ceramic Matrix Composites

  • 1st Edition
  • M.F. Wani, Jitendra Kumar Katiyar + 1 more
  • M.F. Wani, Jitendra Kumar Katiyar and Rakesh Sehgal
  • September 1, 2024
  • English
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High Temperature Tribology of Ceramics and Ceramic Matrix Composites synthesizes the latest cutting-edge research on various applications of ceramics and ceramic matrix composites in high temperature settings. The book covers the fundamentals of high-temperature tribology, the mechanical behavior of these materials in high temperature settings, and their various tribochemical reactions. Methods for improving friction, wear, and lubrication properties of these materials in high temperature settings are covered at length, as are the fabrication methods of ceramics, CMCs and hard ceramic coatings.Additionally, the book includes insights on the various wear modes of ceramics and CMCs such as adhesion wear, abrasion wear, delamination wear, erosion wear, as well as the formation of oxides and other components at elevated temperatures and their influences on friction and wear performance.
High-Temperature Tribology of Ceramics and Ceramic Matrix Composites

Managed Pressure Drilling Fundamentals, Methods and Applications

  • 1st Edition
  • Eric van Oort
  • Eric van Oort
  • September 1, 2024
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Managed Pressure Drilling Fundamentals, Methods and Applications, First Edition provides the basic infrastructure and extended support necessary for drilling engineers to apply managed pressure drilling to their operations. Enhanced with multiple new chapters and contributions from both academic and corporate authors, this reference provides engineers with the basic processes and equipment behind MPD. Other sections explain the latest technology and real-world case studies, such as how to optimize the managed pressure drilling system, how to choose the best well candidate for MPD, and how to lower costs for land-based operations. Packed with a glossary, list of standards, and a well classification system, this book is a flagship reference for drilling engineers on how to understand basics and advances in this fast-paced area of oil and gas technology.
Managed Pressure Drilling Fundamentals, Methods and Applications

Severe Accidents in Sodium Fast Reactors

  • 1st Edition
  • Frédéric Bertrand, Christophe Journeau + 2 more
  • Frédéric Bertrand, Christophe Journeau, Andrea Bachrata + 1 more
  • September 1, 2024
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Severe accidents in Sodium Fast Reactors: Safety Study Approach, Prevention and Mitigation by Design is a unique presentation of research work from the Sodium Fast Reactor Severe Accident team at CEA. Focusing on in-core and out-core severe accident phenomena, this book analyzes severe accident scenarios and mitigation, related calculations and tools, and key outcomes from important experimental programs. The book describes the state-of-the-art on severe accident research which will help to inform and direct further pre-conceptual Generation IV SFRs. Lessons learned from the pre-conceptual phase of the French ASTRID project are highlighted alongside different approaches to demonstrate robustness.To support the demonstration of concepts explored, a special section dedicated to calculation tools and their validation offers readers a unique set of tools to guide and inform their own research work. Readers will gain a deep understanding of methodologies to illustrate approaches as well as an overview of safety approaches from key countries based on the editor’s rich international collaboration.
Severe Accidents in Sodium Fast Reactors

Visible Light-Driven Organic Synthesis

  • 1st Edition
  • Goutam Brahmachari
  • Goutam Brahmachari
  • September 1, 2024
  • English
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Visible Light-Driven Organic Synthesis covers the recent cutting-edge investigations in the field of visible light-driven organic synthesis in a single comprehensive volume. It provides information on rigorously selected reaction schemes and covers new reactions and new methods under visible light photocatalysis. It enlists more than 100 important synthetic strategies/methodologies with particular emphasis on useful reactions for organic synthesis under the mild reaction conditions reported in recent times involving carbon-carbon (C-C) and carbon-heteroatom bond-forming reactions resulting in a wide spectrum of chemical compounds, providing an outstanding source of information concerning industrial applications.The chapters are classified based on various photocatalysts that have found direct applications in organic synthesis by carrying out different kinds of organic reactions. Each chapter is dedicated to a particular photocatalyst, and each selected reaction is dealt with in a compact manner through point-wise discussion under distinct sub-headings covering the reaction type, reaction conditions, bond-forming information reaction strategy involved, general reaction scheme, examples of representative entries with chemical structures and physical properties, a suggested plausible mechanism, critical views, and literature. In addition, visible light-mediated self-sensitized organic transformations that took place without any external photocatalysts have also been covered.This book is immensely helpful to chemistry students, teachers, researchers, academicians, and chemical/agrochemical industry people to access the latest information and advances on visible light-driven organic synthesis developments.
Visible Light-Driven Organic Synthesis

Geophysical Monitoring as a Means to Carbon Capture and Storage and the Energy Transition

  • 1st Edition
  • Tom Davis, Malcom Wilson + 1 more
  • Tom Davis, Malcom Wilson and Martin Landro
  • September 1, 2024
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Geophysical Monitoring as A Means to Carbon Capture and Storage and the Energy Transition involves four sections: What is the Energy Transition and why storage so important; selecting sites for storage; advanced monitoring technology; and moving forward to integrating Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) within the Energy Transition. To provide the public and others with the confidence to move forward with a structured and cost-effective energy transition, this book provides the necessary evidence that we can store CO2 safely and effectively and use this as a significant component of the energy transition.Geophysical Monitoring as A Means to Carbon Capture and Storage and the Energy Transition is written by experts in the field who have practiced the science and engineering associated with subsurface CCS for years. CCS is an integral component of the new energy transition. Science, engineering, and technology applications are important for site selection, characterization and monitoring to assure safe storage in the subsurface and energy sustainability in the future.
Geophysical Monitoring as a Means to Carbon Capture and Storage and the Energy Transition

Characterization of Micro and Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications

  • 1st Edition
  • Ranjita Shegokar + 1 more
  • Ranjita Shegokar and Eliana B. Souto
  • September 1, 2024
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Characterization of Micro and Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications is a helpful guide for industry researchers, academicians, regulatory experts and material scientists working in the field of pharmaceuticals, cosmeceuticals, nutraceuticals, agriculture, food, fragrance, and in the chemical industries. It aims to provide a one-stop resources on all the analytical techniques used in the field of micro and nanoparticles evaluation and characterization. The book's chapters bring together knowledge on current analytical methodologies, limitations and advances in the in vitro analysis field.Users from the equipment industry will benefit from its innovations by understanding the needs of researchers and the challenges of current techniques. With the expectation of "high-quality data" essentially dependent on the analytical methodology applied for characterization, this is integral to success. For routine products like tablets, capsules, and solutions, the regulatory guidelines, product-specific monographs, and pharmacopoeial annexures are set and "standard of operation." However, for nano-micro pharmaceuticals, regulatory guidelines are still evolving.
Characterization of Micro and Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications

Treatise on Geochemistry

  • 3rd Edition
  • A D Anbar + 1 more
  • A D Anbar and Dominique Weis
  • September 1, 2024
  • English
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Treatise on Geochemistry, Third Edition, 12 volume set, is an invaluable resource for geoscientists and others seeking to understand the origin, evolution, and functioning of our inhabited world, in service of a sustainable future.Our need to understand our planet is being reshaped by two ongoing scientific revolutions: the discovery of thousands of exoplanets and the advent of the Anthropocene. These seemingly disparate revolutions challenge us to understand what makes a planet habitable and how inhabited planets work. Geochemical knowledge and discovery are at the heart of this challenge, the crossroads where all geoscience subdisciplines meet – much as chemistry is often said to be the central science, geochemistry is the “central geoscience”. Treatise on Geochemistry fills the gap between mature and established geochemical knowledge and the rapidly evolving frontiers of the field.
Treatise on Geochemistry

Nanostructured Lithium-ion Battery Materials

  • 1st Edition
  • Sabu Thomas, Oumarou Savadogo + 2 more
  • Sabu Thomas, Oumarou Savadogo, Amadou Belal Gueye + 1 more
  • September 1, 2024
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Nanostructured Lithium-ion Battery Materials: Synthesis and Applications provides a detailed overview of nanostructured materials for application in Li-ion batteries, supporting improvements in materials selection and battery performance.The book begins by presenting the fundamentals of Lithium-ion batteries, including electrochemistry and reaction mechanism, advantages and disadvantages of Li-ion batteries, and characterization methods. Subsequent sections provide in-depth coverage of a range of nanostructured materials as applied to cathodes, electrolytes, separators, and anodes. Finally, other key aspects are discussed, including industrial scale-up, safety, life cycle analysis, recycling, and future research trends.This is a valuable resource for researchers, faculty, and advanced students across nanotechnology, materials science, battery technology and energy storage, chemistry, applied physics, chemical engineering, and electrical engineering. In an industrial setting, this book is of interest to scientists, engineers, and R&D professionals working with advanced materials for Li-ion batteries and other energy storage applications.
Nanostructured Lithium-ion Battery Materials

Paper-Based Optical Chemosensors

  • 1st Edition
  • Liang Feng
  • Liang Feng
  • September 1, 2024
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Paper-based Optical Chemosensors comprehensively discusses the origin, development and current state of the art in paper-based sensors. With a focus on the principles, classifications, methodology, design and application of paper-based sensors, this book represents a developing research field with recent innovative applications resulting in a comprehensive presentation of the different physico-chemical techniques using paper sensors.This book discloses underlying rules and factors in paper-based sensors and discusses intricate sensing systems and working environments by ways of chemistry and physics for a variety of application scenarios such as environmental protection, food safety, public safety and clinical diagnosis.Paper-based Optical Chemosensors is a valuable resource for researchers who major in analytical chemistry, or are interested in the development of methods or devices for rapid analysis/monitoring based on paper/membrane-based sensors who wish to broaden their knowledge in the allied field.
Paper-Based Optical Chemosensors

Sustainable Materials for Food Packaging and Preservation

  • 1st Edition
  • Tabli Ghosh, Ruchir Priyadarshi + 1 more
  • Tabli Ghosh, Ruchir Priyadarshi and Swarup Roy
  • September 1, 2024
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Sustainable Materials for Food Packaging and Preservation: Food Security and Sustainability discusses the recent trends and development of biobased sustainable materials, focusing on their fabrication and application in food packaging and food preservation. This book brings together fundamental information and the most recent advances in the characterization, processing and modification of sustainable materials and their impact on food packaging and storage of food products for improved shelf life. Special attention is offered on smart, active, and edible packaging, and the utilization of nanoemulsion and nanoencapsulation in the food industry is also discussed. In addition, the book overviews the use of proteins, polysaccharides, microbial and chemically derived materials for food preservation.
Sustainable Materials for Food Packaging and Preservation