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High-Temperature Phase Change Materials for Thermal Energy Storage

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  • October 1, 2024
  • S. Harikrishnan + 2 more
  • English
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High-Temperature Phase Change Materials for Thermal Energy Storage: Fundamentals to Applications covers fundamentals, thermal characteristics, measurement, design, and applications of high-temperature phase change materials (PCMs) for thermal energy storage that is supported by examples and numerical modeling. The differences between low-temperature and high-temperature PCMs are examined with respect to thermophysical properties, phase change properties, and melting/solidification processes, with detailed coverage of how to alter or shorten the phase transition temperature range between melting and solidification and providing routes for the utilization of PCMs for specific high-temperature applications.The book also addresses key challenges, such as design of PCM containers, phase transition temperature with little deviation, high latent heat capacity, thermal conductivity, viscosity, efficiency, eco-compatibility, and cost. This is a valuable resource for researchers, advanced students, and scientists across the areas of energy storage, power generation, energy engineering, thermodynamics, materials science, renewable energy, energy management, mechanical engineering, and chemical engineering, as well as engineers, R&D professionals, and other industry personnel with an interest in thermal energy storage design and materials.

Polymers for Oral Drug Delivery Technologies

  • 1st Edition
  • October 1, 2024
  • Anilkumar Parambath
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Polymers for Oral Drug Delivery Technologies covers the fundamentals of oral drug delivery and various aspects of polymer technology in oral drug delivery, from classification and synthesis, to applications and regulatory factors. It presents the oral delivery of therapeutics for treating a number of diseases, along with the challenges of oral drug administration to assure a predictive and reproducible pharmacokinetic profile of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API).Polymers play an important role to achieve the targeted release profile consistently of an API in vivo by various functionalities like drug protection from gastric juice, fast release and supersaturation or release within a targeted area of the GI tract.

Antibiofouling Membranes for Water and Wastewater Treatment

  • 1st Edition
  • October 1, 2024
  • Zhiwei Wang + 2 more
  • English
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Antibiofouling Membranes for Water and Wastewater Treatment: Principles and Applications covers most recent advances, challenges, and industrial applications of antibiofouling membranes to help in reducing cost and increasing sustainability of long term-filtration performance of membranes in water and wastewater treatment. This book will provide a compact source of relevant and timely information on antibiofouling membranes and will be of great interest to scientists, engineers, industry R&D personnel, and graduate students engaged in the development, engineering scale-up, and applications of antibiofouling membranes, as well as other readers who are interested in microfiltration, membrane bioreactor, ultrafiltration, nanofiltration, reverse osmosis, and related topics.

Advanced Technologies in Wastewater Treatment

  • 1st Edition
  • October 1, 2024
  • Angelo Basile + 3 more
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Advanced Technologies in Wastewater Treatment: Wastewater Treatment in the Leather Industry provides a state-of-the-art overview of conventional and emerging technologies for the treatment of wastewater originating from the leather industry. The book pays special attention to the efficiency of these technologies as well as on environmental control strategies. It focuses specifically on wastewater management and recovery of primary resources in the leather industry providing the latest developments in this field as well as applications of conventional and emerging technologies.The book is an indispensable resource for (post) PhD students, researchers at universities and research centers, as well as for professors in chemical engineering and chemistry at technical universities

Copper Oxides and Related Materials

  • 1st Edition
  • October 1, 2024
  • Suresh Sagadevan + 2 more
  • English
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Copper Oxides and Related Materials: Properties, Synthesis, and Applications provides a thorough description of the physical, structural, electrophysical, chemical, electronic, and biological properties of copper oxides in one convenient volume. The book focuses on human and environmental aspects, paying particular attention to health, environmental remediation, electronic applications, energy storage, and solar energy conversion.Copper oxides are widely used in many applications such as antibacterial, antimicrobial, and anticancer treatments; as biocide agents against phytopathogens or hospital-acquired diseases; and, they are also a standard material used for superconductivity. This volume thoroughly explores the most exciting and relevant applications of copper oxides, a class of material with a sometimes bewilderingly wide array of potential uses.

Developments in yarn spinning technologies

  • 1st Edition
  • October 1, 2024
  • Arindam Basu
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Developments in Yarn Spinning Technologies covers the many advances that have occurred over the last 15 years. Besides improving production, these developments are driven by sustainability and energy efficiency. Although an area such as ring spinning has been proven as the most popular technology in this area, there have been various developments that have superseded in recent times. Similarly, rotor spinning, as the second most popular spinning system, has gone through many changes. Newer technologies in worsted, woolen, and other natural fiber spinning systems are also covered, along with the challenges posed through methods such as the circularity theory.

Emerging Sensors for Environmental Monitoring

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  • October 1, 2024
  • James McLaughlin + 2 more
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Emerging Sensors for Environmental Monitoring presents a comprehensive overview of chemical sensors, ranging from the choice of material to sensor validation, modeling, simulation, and manufacturing. It discusses the process of data collection by intelligent techniques such as deep learning and multivariate analysis, incorporates different types of sensors, and discusses each under a common set of sub-sections so that readers can fully understand the advantages and disadvantages of the relevant transducers—depending on the design, transduction mode, and final applications.This book provides a practical reference for Scientists, Researchers, Students, and Practitioners to deepen their knowledge base on the management of emerging contaminants, degradation of air, soil and water quality and indicators of ecological degradation.

Applications of Composite Materials in Engineering

  • 1st Edition
  • October 1, 2024
  • Suchart Siengchin + 4 more
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Applications of Composite Materials in Engineering provides an up-to-date review of recent application advancements in different engineering fields. The book concentrates on the availability and utilization of various fibers and reinforcements in composites and analyzes the suitability of them in different engineering and commercial applications. The latest research as well as possible application avenues for the future are discussed in detail.

Algal Bioreactors

  • 1st Edition
  • October 1, 2024
  • Eduardo Jacob-Lopes + 2 more
  • English
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Algal Bioreactors: Science, Engineering and Technology of Upstream Processes, Volume One, is part of a comprehensive two-volume set that provides all of the knowledge needed to design, develop, and operate algal bioreactors for the production of renewable resources. Supported by critical parameters and properties, mathematical models and calculations, methods, and practical real-world case studies, readers will find everything they need to know on the upstream and downstream processes of algal bioreactors for renewable resource production.Bringing together renowned experts in microalgal biotechnology, this book will help researchers, scientists, and engineers from academia and industry overcome barriers and advance the production of renewable resources and renewable energy from algae. Students will also find invaluable explanations of the fundamentals and key principles of algal bioreactors, making it an accessible read for students of engineering, microbiology, biochemistry, biotechnology, and environmental sciences.

Algal Bioreactors

  • 1st Edition
  • October 1, 2024
  • Eduardo Jacob-Lopes + 2 more
  • English
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Algal Bioreactors: Science, Engineering and Technology of Downstream Processes, Volume Two, is part of a comprehensive two-volume set that provides the knowledge needed to design, develop, and operate algal bioreactors for the production of renewable resources. Supported by critical parameters and properties, mathematical models and calculations, methods, and practical real-world case studies, readers will find everything they need to know on the upstream and downstream processes of algal bioreactors for renewable resource production.Bringing together renowned experts in microalgal biotechnology, this book will help researchers, scientists, and engineers from academia and industry overcome barriers and advance the production of renewable resources and renewable energy from algae. Students will also find invaluable explanations of the fundamentals and key principles of algal bioreactors, making it an accessible read for students of engineering, microbiology, biochemistry, biotechnology, and environmental sciences.