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Intelligent Control in Drying

1st Edition

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Alex Martynenko, Andreas Bück
October 2, 2018

Despite the available general literature in intelligent control, there is a definite lack of knowledge and know-how in practical applications of intelligent control in drying. This book fills that gap. Intelligent Control in Drying serves as an innovative and practical guide for researchers and prof...

Gas Adsorption in Metal-Organic Frameworks: Fundamentals and Applications

1st Edition

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T. Grant Glover, Bin Mu
September 27, 2018

This text discusses the synthesis, characterization, and application of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) for the purpose of adsorbing gases. It provides details on the fundamentals of thermodynamics, mass transfer, and diffusion that are commonly required when evaluating MOF materials for gas separat...

Synthesis Green Metrics: Problems, Exercises, and Solutions

1st Edition

John Andraos
December 14, 2018

Green chemistry promotes improved syntheses as an intellectual endeavour that can have a great impact both on preserving and utilizing our planet’s finite resources and the quality of human life. This masterful accomplishment provides an evaluation of environmental impact metrics according to life...

Disinfection and Decontamination: A Practical Handbook

1st Edition

Jeanne Moldenhauer
December 05, 2018

This book describes various methods of decontamination and how the methods work. There is a discussion of the various cleaning and disinfection methods utilized, along with details of how to qualify these methods. It also describes new technologies that may be useful in the battle for...

Moving Finite Element Method: Fundamentals and Applications in Chemical Engineering

1st Edition

Maria do Carmo Coimbra, Alirio Egidio Rodrigues, Jaime Duarte Rodrigues, Rui Jorge Mendes Robalo, Rui Manuel Pires Almeida
December 05, 2018

This book focuses on process simulation in chemical engineering with a numerical algorithm based on the moving finite element method (MFEM). It offers new tools and approaches for modeling and simulating time-dependent problems with moving fronts and with moving boundaries described by...

Chemical Equilibria: Exact Equations and Spreadsheet Programs to Solve Them

1st Edition

Harry L. Pardue
December 04, 2018

Concepts, procedures and programs described in this book make it possible for readers to solve both simple and complex equilibria problems quickly and easily and to visualize results in both numerical and graphical forms. They allow the user to calculate concentrations of reactants and products for...

Reaction Green Metrics: Problems, Exercises, and Solutions

1st Edition

John Andraos
December 03, 2018

This book contains a series of exercises and problems posed in the subject of green metrics. Essentially it is a "how to" book on evaluating the material efficiency, environmental impact, safety-hazard impact, and energy efficiency of any kind of chemical reaction or synthesis plan. Only the...

Drying Technologies for Foods: Fundamentals and Applications

1st Edition

Prabhat K. Nema, Barjinder Pal Kaur, Arun S. Mujumdar
November 26, 2018

Drying is an important unit operation used in industry for processing and preservation of food products. Although a large volume of technical literature is available on drying of foods, it is still challenging for scientists and engineers to improve continuously upon the quality of dried products...

Computational Fluid Dynamics in Food Processing 2e

2nd Edition

Da-Wen Sun
November 15, 2018

Since many processes in the food industry involve fluid flow and heat and mass transfer, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) provides a powerful early-stage simulation tool for gaining a qualitative and quantitative assessment of the performance of food processing, allowing engineers to test...

Modeling and Simulation of Chemical Process Systems

1st Edition

Nayef Ghasem
November 15, 2018

In this textbook, the author teaches readers how to model and simulate a unit process operation through developing mathematical model equations, solving model equations manually, and comparing results with those simulated through software. It covers both lumped parameter systems and distributed...

Water Management: Social and Technological Perspectives

1st Edition

Iqbal M. Mujtaba, Thokozani Majozi, Mutiu Kolade Amosa
October 30, 2018

Exponential growth in population and improved standards of living demand increasing amount of freshwater and are putting serious strain on the quantity of naturally available freshwater worldwide. Water Management: Social and Technological Perspectives discusses developments in energy-efficient...

Lubricant Blending and Quality Assurance

1st Edition

R. David Whitby
October 24, 2018

Many people, including those involved in the manufacturing, marketing and selling of lubricants, believe that blending lubricants is simply a matter of putting one or more base oils and several additives into a tank of some kind and stirring them around to mix them. Blending lubricants that meet...

Advanced Materials for Membrane Fabrication and Modification

1st Edition

Stephen Gray, Toshinori Tsuru, Yoram Cohen, Woei-Jye Lau
October 17, 2018

Membranes are an energy efficient separation technology that are now the basis for many water treatment and food processing applications. However, there is the potential to improve the operating performance of these separations and to extend the application of membranes to energy production, gas...

Technology Drivers: Engine for Growth: Proceedings of the 6th Nirma University International Conference on Engineering (NUiCONE 2017), November 23-25, 2017, Ahmedabad, India

1st Edition

Alka Mahajan, B.A. Modi, Parul Patel
October 16, 2018

This volume of proceedings from the conference provides an opportunity for readers to engage with a selection of refereed papers that were presented during the 6th International Conference NUiCONE’17. Researchers from industry and academia were invited to present their research work in the areas as...

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