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Antimicrobial Textiles from Natural Resources

  • 1st Edition
  • March 19, 2021
  • Md. Ibrahim H. Mondal
  • English
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The textile industry is focused in its search for alternative green fibres with the aim of providing high-quality products which are fully recyclable and biodegradable. Natural textile materials from renewable sources play an increasingly important role in the industry due to their unique properties and functionality over synthetic fibres, as well as their sustainability. Antimicrobial Textiles from Natural Resources is an in-depth guide to the latest methods and applications of natural antimicrobial materials. A broad range of applications are addressed, from common to specialized applications, including many in the biomedical sector. This world-class collection of contributors write from a range of disciplinary backgrounds, providing important insights from textile science and technology, materials science, chemical engineering, and biomedical engineering. Advice and proposed solutions are presented in a rigorous and practical way, drawing on results and case studies obtained from academic and industrial laboratories worldwide.

Green Sustainable Process for Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Science

  • 1st Edition
  • March 18, 2021
  • Rajender Boddula + 3 more
  • English
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Green Sustainable Process for Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Science: Solid State Synthetic Methods cover recent advances made in the field of solid-state materials synthesis and its various applications. The book provides a brief introduction to the topic and the fundamental principles governing the various methods. Sustainable techniques and green processes development in solid-state chemistry are also highlighted. This book also provides a comprehensive literature on the industrial application using solid-state materials and solid-state devices. Overall, this book is intended to explore green solid-state techniques, eco-friendly materials involved in organic synthesis and real-time applications.

Handbook on Nanobiomaterials for Therapeutics and Diagnostic Applications

  • 1st Edition
  • March 18, 2021
  • Krishnan Anand + 5 more
  • English
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Handbook of Nano-biomaterials for Therapeutics and Diagnostic Applications covers in-depth topics on nano-biomaterials and nano drug delivery systems (biosensors and bioimaging) involving polymer nanocomposites, metal nanocomposites, and other carbon family fibers and proteins. The book covers the current application of tiny machines or nanodevices and their use as early detection systems for life threatening diseases, giving detailed literature on the development of nanodevices, their use as diagnostic tools, and their present trend in the industry and market. In addition, their synthesis, potential applications and future of smart nanodevices in diagnosis of diseases and their use as smart clinical devices is covered. Users will find sections on recent advances in interdisciplinary research on the processing, morphology, structure and properties of nanostructured materials and their applications in drug delivery for various diseases such as cancer, tuberculosis, Alzheimer disease, ophthalmic diseases, and more.

The Future of Agricultural Landscapes, Part II

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 64
  • March 18, 2021
  • David Bohan + 1 more
  • English
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Advances in Ecological Research, Part Two, Volume 64, the latest release in this ongoing series, includes specific chapters on Tropical Ecosystems in the 21st Century. Chapters in this volume cover topics such as landscape-scale expansion of agroecology to enhance natural pest control, a systematic review and ecosystem services, and the resilience of agricultural landscapes.

Advances in Polymeric Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications

  • 1st Edition
  • March 17, 2021
  • Anil Kumar Bajpai + 1 more
  • English
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Advances in Polymeric Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications examines advanced polymer synthetic strategies for developing novel biomaterials for use in medicine. With a strong focus on fundamentals and structure, the authors also explore their fabrication, along with their current and potential biomedical applications. The book begins with a look at the fundamentals of polymeric nanomaterials and their properties and then discusses the design of biomaterials and their applications in drug delivery. Further chapters explore important applications, such as imaging and regenerative medicine, including current challenges and future trends. This valuable resource is especially useful for materials and polymer scientists, and bioengineers wishing to broaden their knowledge of polymeric nanobiomaterials.

Hollow Fiber Membranes

  • 1st Edition
  • March 16, 2021
  • Tai-Shung Chung + 1 more
  • English
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Hollow Fiber Membranes: Fabrication and Applications focuses on the fabrication and applications of hollow fiber membranes. The book amply discusses the fundamental theories and practical applications of hollow fiber membranes, covering membrane formation mechanisms, hollow fiber spinning techniques, and spinneret design and module fabrication. In addition, novel membrane processes and applications of hollow fiber membranes are introduced.

Introduction to Energy Essentials

  • 1st Edition
  • March 15, 2021
  • Bahman Zohuri + 1 more
  • English
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Energy managers need to learn new and diverse ways to approach energy management in their company’s assets as technology continues to evolve. Built into one cohesive and fundamental resource, Introduction to Energy Essentials: Insight into Nuclear, Renewable, and Non-Renewable Energies delivers an informative tool to understand the main steps for introducing and maintaining an energy management system (EnMS). Starting with a high-level introduction, the reference then takes a structured approach and dives into different sources of energy along with their contribution to energy efficiency, focusing on nuclear power, renewable and non-renewable energies. Multiple options are further discussed including economic considerations and cost comparisons per energy source, energy storage technology, and how to introduce an energy management system into your company. More advanced topics include nuclear reactor power plant systems and their thermal hydraulic analysis as well as cyber resiliency for future electric power and well plant control systems. Authored by experts, Introduction to Energy Essentials: Insight into Nuclear, Renewable, and Non-Renewable Energies gives today’s energy managers and engineers a solid starting point to meeting the energy demands of today and in the future.

Biofluid Mechanics

  • 3rd Edition
  • March 13, 2021
  • David Rubenstein + 2 more
  • English
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Biofluid Mechanics: An Introduction to Fluid Mechanics, Macrocirculation, and Microcirculation, Third Edition shows how fluid mechanics principles can be applied not only to blood circulation, but also to air flow through the lungs, joint lubrication, intraocular fluid movement, renal transport, and other specialty circulations. This new edition contains new homework problems and worked examples, including MATLAB-based examples. In addition, new content has been added on such relevant topics as Womersley and Oscillatory Flows. With advanced topics in the text now denoted for instructor convenience, this book is particularly suitable for both senior and graduate-level courses in biofluids.

Design for Sustainability

  • 1st Edition
  • March 13, 2021
  • S. M. Sapuan + 1 more
  • English
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Design for Sustainability: Green Materials and Processes provides fundamental and practical knowledge surrounding product development applications throughout the entire lifecycle of green materials, ranging from conceptual design, material and manufacturing process selection, and environmental lifecycle assessment. In addition, several topics covering recent advances in the application of sustainable design within the automotive, building and construction, packaging and consumer product industries are also included in this book to provide practical examples of this philosophy in current applications. Lastly, a section on implementation of design for sustainability in education is added to aid readers that wish to introduce this philosophy to younger students. This book will be beneficial to researchers, students in higher education institutions, design practitioners and engineers in private and public sector organization with aspirations to develop sustainable products in the future. Design for sustainability is one of the primary focuses in human advancement nowadays, with the aim of developing products and services that meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

Chemical and Process Plant Commissioning Handbook

  • 2nd Edition
  • March 13, 2021
  • Martin Killcross
  • English
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Chemical and Process Plant Commissioning Handbook: A Practical Guide to Plant System and Equipment Installation and Commissioning, Second Edition, winner of the 2012 Basil Brennan Medal from the Institution of Chemical Engineers, is a guide to converting a newly constructed plant or equipment into a fully integrated and operational process unit. The book is supported by detailed, proven and effective commission templates and includes extensive commissioning scenarios that enable the reader to good commissioning practices. Sections focus on the critical safety assessment and inspection regimes necessary to ensure that new plants are compliant with OSHA and environmental requirements. Martin Killcross has comprehensively brought together the theory of textbooks and technical information obtained from sales literature to provide engineers with what they need to know before initiating talks with vendors regarding equipment selection.