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Emerging Biofuels

  • 1st Edition
  • Sonil Nanda, Vaibhav Vasant Goud + 1 more
  • Sonil Nanda, Vaibhav Vasant Goud and Ajay K. Dalai
  • May 1, 2024
  • English
  • Paperback
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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.
Emerging Biofuels

Air Conditioning with Natural Energy

  • 1st Edition
  • Xianting Li + 1 more
  • Xianting Li and Xinhua Xu
  • May 1, 2024
  • English
  • Paperback
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Air Conditioning with Natural Energy: Applications, Case Studies, and Energy Savings Potential is a comprehensive examination of the principles, theory, applications, and energy saving performance of newly developed technologies for air conditioning using natural energy. Based on the latest research and real-world case studies from North America, Europe, and China, the book provides an engineering perspective on the design and application of air conditioning from multiple climates. Each case study presented analyzes the carbon emission reduction potential, energy saving potential, and the operational performance of the technologies.Specific chapters examine the range of air conditioning technologies that use natural energy. This includes enhanced treatment technologies for outdoor air such as earth-to-air heat exchanger, fresh air pre-handling system using shallow geothermal energy, as well as newly developed technologies such as pipe-embedded wall, nocturnal cooling wall, and pipe-embedded window systems. With particular focus on applications in China, Part II provides real world case studies from multiple climatic zones, demonstrating the practical application and implementation of these technologies.
Air Conditioning with Natural Energy

Advances in Natural Gas: Formation, Processing, and Applications. Volume 8: Natural Gas Process Modelling and Simulation

  • 1st Edition
  • Mohammad Reza Rahimpour, Mohammad Amin Makarem + 1 more
  • Mohammad Reza Rahimpour, Mohammad Amin Makarem and Maryam Meshksar
  • April 19, 2024
  • English
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Advances in Natural Gas: Formation, Processing, and Applications is a comprehensive eight-volume set of books that discusses in detail the theoretical basics and practical methods of various aspects of natural gas from exploration and extraction, to synthesizing, processing and purifying, producing valuable chemicals and energy. The volumes introduce transportation and storage challenges as well as hydrates formation, extraction, and prevention. Volume 8 titled Natural Gas Process Modelling and Simulation discusses various aspects of natural gas related processes from modelling and simulation point of view. This includes modelling of natural gas sweetening, dehydration and other impurities removal processes and apparatus as well as simulation of processes and apparatus dealt with producing chemicals and energy from natural gas. The book introduces modelling and simulation of natural gas hydrate related processes and covers modelling basics, numerical approaches and optimization techniques, which provides a deeper understanding of the subject.
Advances in Natural Gas: Formation, Processing, and Applications. Volume 8: Natural Gas Process Modelling and Simulation

Mid-Latitude Slope Deposits (Cover Beds)

  • 2nd Edition
  • Arno Kleber + 1 more
  • Arno Kleber and Birgit Terhorst
  • April 1, 2024
  • English
  • Hardback
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Mid-Latitude Slope Deposits (Cover Beds), Second Edition focuses on widespread deposits and discusses their properties, genesis and age in subdued mountains of Central Europe, where to date most research on the matter has been conducted. The ecological consequences of such slope deposits on soils, slope water dynamics, and slope failures are addressed. Finally, transfer of the cover-bed concept to other mid-latitude regions is attempted for the reconstruction of landscape evolution. This unique compilation, covering several decades of a facies-oriented approach to slope-deposit research delivers deep insights into the wide field of research on cover beds and encourages researchers all over the world. This is a valuable resource for students, academics and researchers in geomorphology, quaternary sciences, pedology, hydrology, and sedimentology.
Mid-Latitude Slope  Deposits (Cover Beds)

Environmental Metagenomics, Water Quality and Suggested Remediation Measures of Polluted Waters: A Combined Approach

  • 1st Edition
  • Inderjeet Tyagi, Vikas Kumar + 1 more
  • Inderjeet Tyagi, Vikas Kumar and Rama Rao Karri
  • April 1, 2024
  • English
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Environmental Metagenomics, Water Quality and Suggested Remediation Measures of Polluted Waters: A Combined Approach is a reference handbook for scientists, engineers and early-career researchers seeking guidance in the areas of water quality and remediation studies. The comprehensive book, which includes case studies and applications from a range of contributors in the field, offers an essential resource in the science of water quality assessment.
Environmental Metagenomics, Water Quality and Suggested Remediation Measures of Polluted Waters: A Combined Approach

Green Imprinted Materials

  • 1st Edition
  • Rüstem Keçili + 1 more
  • Rüstem Keçili and Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain
  • April 1, 2024
  • English
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Green Imprinted Materials: From Design to Environmental and Food Applications provides a comprehensive overview of green aspects to MIPs. With a strong focus on food and environment, this book provides insights into the state-of-the-art and practice of green chemistry and its approaches to imprinting. Methodologies for the preparation of these materials, as well as their potential in developing sustainable separation and sensing processes in analytical and bioanalytical chemistry are critically discussed throughout the book. Future perspectives of green imprinting technology is also evaluated.This book is a valuable resource for researchers and graduate students in molecular imprinting science and technology and those interested in green chemistry and all those who wish to broaden their knowledge in the allied field.
Green Imprinted Materials

Managing Urban Logistics

  • 1st Edition
  • Rosario Macario + 1 more
  • Rosario Macario and Vasco Reis
  • March 28, 2024
  • English
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Managing Urban Logistics provides new insights based on the most recent research, theories, and developments in technological and ICT solutions, contemporary corporate trends, the re-evaluation of the role of authorities, and much more. The book shows how to manage these complex urban logistics issues using a long term, systemic perspective where urban freight distribution is an integral part of the entire urban mobility system. It examines the convergence points between mass and customized deliveries, thus modeling the decision processes, trade-offs and tolerances behind these processes to enable a more fluid sharing of urban space.Users will find an approach that tackles these issues from an empirical viewpoint that is based on analysis from a wide set of cases in urban environments around the world. A fresh and unique multidisciplinary approach that is based on solid theoretical background and a pragmatic management standpoint makes this book a must have for those involved in urban logistics.
Managing Urban Logistics

Handbook of Digital Currency

  • 2nd Edition
  • David Lee Kuo Chuen
  • David Lee Kuo Chuen
  • March 22, 2024
  • English
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Handbook of Digital Currency: Bitcoin, Innovation, Financial Instruments, and Big Data, Second Edition offers readers new ways to learn about subjects outside their specialties and provides authoritative background and tools for those whose primary source of information is journal articles. Encompassing currencies, payment methods, and computer communication protocols, digital currencies are growing in use and importance. The book's comprehensive view of the field covers history, technical, IT, finance, economics, legal, tax, and the regulatory environment. For those coming from different backgrounds with different questions in mind, this new edition is an essential starting point.
Handbook of Digital Currency

Understanding Geologic Carbon Sequestration and Gas Hydrate from Molecular Simulation

  • 1st Edition
  • Yongchen Song, Cong Chen + 1 more
  • Yongchen Song, Cong Chen and Wenfeng Hu
  • March 15, 2024
  • English
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Understanding Geologic Carbon Sequestration and Gas Hydrate from Molecular Simulation systematically introduces CO2 geological sequestration and gas hydrate at the molecular-scale, with research including interfacial properties of multiphase, multicomponent systems, hydrogen bonding properties, adsorption characteristics of CO2CH4 in the pore, kinetic properties of decomposition/nucleation/growth of gas hydrate, the influence of additives on gas hydrate growth dynamics, and hydrate prevention and control technology. This book focuses on research-based achievements and provides a comprehensive look at global progress in the field.Because there are limited resources available on carbon geologic sequestration technology and gas hydrate technology at the molecular level, this book fills a gap in scientific literature and elucidates on further research.
Understanding Geologic Carbon Sequestration and Gas Hydrate from Molecular Simulation

Thermal Management for Batteries

  • 1st Edition
  • Hafiz Muhammad Ali
  • Hafiz Muhammad Ali
  • March 8, 2024
  • English
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Thermal Management for Batteries: From Basic Design to Advanced Simulation and Management Methods presents a comprehensive examination of the various conventional and emerging technologies used for thermal management of batteries and electronics. With an emphasis on advanced nanofluids, the book provides guidance on advanced techniques at the component and system level for both active and passive technology. Sections discuss advanced battery technologies and address the design and performance optimization of battery thermal management systems, discuss the design selection of various thermal management systems and parameters selection for different configurations, and more.Advanced techniques such as heat pipes, phase change materials, nanofluids, novel heat sinks, and two phase flow loops are also examined in detail. Presenting the fundamentals through to the latest developments alongside step-by-step guidance, mathematical models, schematic diagrams, and experimental data, this book is an invaluable and comprehensive reference for graduates, researchers, and practicing engineers working in the field of battery thermal management.
Thermal Management for Batteries