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Fundamentals of Engineering Heat and Mass Transfer (Hardcover): R. C. Sachdeva Fundamentals of Engineering Heat and Mass Transfer (Hardcover)
R. C. Sachdeva
R1,352 Discovery Miles 13 520 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

This is a comprehensive and authoritative book on the subject aimed at students of mechanical, chemical, aeronautical, production and metallurgical engineering. The book underlines the objective of the understanding of the physical phenomena involved and the ability to formulate and to solve typical problems. With a view to help in better understanding of the phenomena of mass transfer, an effort has also been made to identify the similarities in both qualitative and quantitative approach between heat and mass transfer. The subject matter has been developed from scratch to a sufficiently advanced stage in a logical and coherent manner with neat illustrations and solved examples. Problems and solutions appended to each chapter should further help for better comprehension of the subjects. Properly designed experiments included in the book should further help in the teaching of basic principles.

Bioenergy Engineering (Hardcover): Mahendra S. Seveda, Pradip D. Narale, Suhir N. Kharpude Bioenergy Engineering (Hardcover)
Mahendra S. Seveda, Pradip D. Narale, Suhir N. Kharpude
R1,971 Discovery Miles 19 710 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

The book provides information on recent advancements in bioenergy engineering to graduates, post-graduates, research scholars, faculty members, academician, researchers and practitioners studying and working in field of the bioenergy engineering. It is an invaluable information resource on biomass-based biofuels for fundamental and applied research, catering to researchers in the areas of biogas technology, densification techniques, biomass gasification, torrefaction of biomass, biochar production, micro algae production, improved biomass cookstoves, bio-ethanol production and the use of microbial processes in the conversion of biomass into biofuels. It will also be useful to faculties and researchers to understand the present status, advancements and policies in implementation of bioenergy technologies in India. This book will definitely provide a direction to the young researchers in identification of thrust areas of research in the field of bioenergy. The book concludes with research and development endeavours and aspects relating to implementation of advance bioenergy technologies.

Electric Machines - Transients, Control Principles, Finite Element Analysis, and Optimal Design with MATLAB (R) (Hardcover, 2nd... Electric Machines - Transients, Control Principles, Finite Element Analysis, and Optimal Design with MATLAB (R) (Hardcover, 2nd New edition)
Ion Boldea, Lucian N. Tutelea
R2,843 Discovery Miles 28 430 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

This Second Edition extensively covers advanced issues/subjects in electric machines, starting from principles, to applications and case studies with ample graphical (numerical) results. This textbook is intended for second (and third) semester courses covering topics such as modeling of transients, control principles, electromagnetic and thermal finite element analysis, and optimal design (dimensioning). Notable recent knowledge with strong industrialization potential has been added to this edition, such as: Orthogonal models of multiphase a.c. machines Thermal Finite Element Analysis of (FEA) electric machines FEA-based-only optimal design of a PM motor case study Line start synchronizing premium efficiency PM induction machines Induction machines (three and single phase), synchronous machines with DC excitation, with PM-excitation, and with magnetically salient rotor and a linear Pm oscillatory motor are all investigated in terms of transients, electromagnetic FEM analysis and control principles. Case studies, numerical examples, and lots of discussion of FEM results for PMSM and IM are included throughout the book. The optimal design is treated in detail using Hooke-Jeeves and GA algorithms with case comparison studies in dedicated chapters for IM and PMSM. Numerous computer simulation programs in MATLAB (R) and Simulink (R) are available online that illustrate performance characteristics present in the chapters, and the FEM and optimal design case studies (and codes) may be used as homework to facilitate a deeper understanding of fundamental issues.

Computational Fluid Dynamics for Mechanical Engineering (Hardcover): George Qin Computational Fluid Dynamics for Mechanical Engineering (Hardcover)
George Qin
R2,086 Discovery Miles 20 860 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

This textbook presents the basic methods, numerical schemes, and algorithms of computational fluid dynamics (CFD). Readers will learn to compose MATLAB (R) programs to solve realistic fluid flow problems. Newer research results on the stability and boundedness of various numerical schemes are incorporated. The book emphasizes large eddy simulation (LES) in the chapter on turbulent flow simulation besides the two-equation models. Volume of fraction (VOF) and level-set methods are the focus of the chapter on two-phase flows. The textbook was written for a first course in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) taken by undergraduate students in a Mechanical Engineering major. Access the Support Materials: https://www.routledge.com/9780367687298.

Engineering Circuit Analysis (Paperback, 11th Edition International Student Version): J. David Irwin, R.Mark Nelms, Amalendu... Engineering Circuit Analysis (Paperback, 11th Edition International Student Version)
J. David Irwin, R.Mark Nelms, Amalendu Patnaik
R1,261 Discovery Miles 12 610 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Circuit analysis is the fundamental gateway course for computer and electrical engineering majors. Engineering Circuit Analysis has long been regarded as the most dependable textbook. Irwin and Nelms has long been known for providing the best supported learning for students otherwise intimidated by the subject matter. In this new 11th edition, Irwin and Nelms continue to develop the most complete set of pedagogical tools available and thus provide the highest level of support for students entering into this complex subject. Irwin and Nelms trademark student-centered learning design focuses on helping students complete the connection between theory and practice. Key concepts are explained clearly and illustrated by detailed worked examples. These are then followed by Learning Assessments, which allow students to work similar problems and check their results against the answers provided. The WileyPLUS course contains tutorial videos that show solutions to the Learning Assessments in detail, and also includes a robust set of algorithmic problems at a wide range of difficulty levels. WileyPLUS sold separately from text.

Requirements for Electrical Installations, IET Wiring Regulations, Eighteenth Edition, BS 7671:2018 (Paperback): The... Requirements for Electrical Installations, IET Wiring Regulations, Eighteenth Edition, BS 7671:2018 (Paperback)
The Institution of Engineering and Technology 1
R2,517 Discovery Miles 25 170 Ships in 10 - 20 working days

The IET Wiring Regulations are of interest to all those concerned with the design, installation and maintenance of electric wiring in buildings. This includes electricians, electrical contractors, consultants, local authorities, surveyors and architects. This book will also be of interest to professional engineers, as well as students at university and further education colleges. The 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations published in July 2018 and came into effect in January 2019. Changes from the previous edition include requirements concerning Surge Protection Devices, Arc Fault Detection Devices and the installation of electric vehicle charging equipment as well as many other areas.

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (Paperback): William Kamkwamba The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (Paperback)
William Kamkwamba; As told to Bryan Mealer 1
R230 R184 Discovery Miles 1 840 Save R46 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURED DIRECTED BY AND STARRING CHIWETEL EJIOFOR - AVAILABLE ON NETFLIX When William Kamkwamba was just 14 years old, his family told him that he must leave school and come home to work on the farm - they could no longer afford his fees. This is his story of how he found a way to make a difference, how he bought light to his family and village, and hope to his nation. Malawi is a country battling AIDS, drought and famine, and in 2002, a season of floods, followed by the most severe famine in fifty years, brought it to its knees. Like the majority of the population, William's family were farmers. They were totally reliant on the maize crop. By the end of 2001, after many lean and difficult years, there was no more crop. They were running out of food - had nothing to sell - and had months until they would be able to harvest their crop again. Forced to leave school at 14 years old, with no hope of raising the funds to go again, William resorted to borrowing books from the small local library to continue his education. One day, browsing the titles, he picked up a book about energy, with a picture of a wind turbine on the front cover. Fascinated by science and electricity, but knowing little more about the technology, William decided to build his own. Ridiculed by those around him, and exhausted from his work in the fields every day, and using nothing more than bits of scrap metal, old bicycle parts and wood from the blue gum tree, he slowly built his very own windmill. This windmill has changed the world in which William and his family live. Only 2 per cent of Malawi has electricity; William's windmill now powers the lightbulbs and radio for his compound. He has since built more windmills for his school and his village. When news of William's invention spread, people from across the globe offered to help him. Soon he was re-enrolled in college and travelling to America to visit wind farms. This is his incredible story. William's dream is that other African's will learn to help themselves - one windmill and one light bulb at a time - and that maybe one day they will be able to power their own computers, and use the internet, and see for themselves how his life has changed after picking up that book in the library.

Energy Harvesting - Technologies, Systems, and Challenges (Hardcover): Apostolos Georgiadis, Ana Collado, Manos M. Tentzeris Energy Harvesting - Technologies, Systems, and Challenges (Hardcover)
Apostolos Georgiadis, Ana Collado, Manos M. Tentzeris
R2,414 R2,269 Discovery Miles 22 690 Save R145 (6%) Ships in 12 - 17 working days

A thorough treatment of energy harvesting technologies, highlighting radio frequency (RF) and hybrid-multiple technology harvesting. The authors explain the principles of solar, thermal, kinetic, and electromagnetic energy harvesting, address design challenges, and describe applications. The volume features an introduction to switched mode power converters and energy storage and summarizes the challenges of different system implementations, from wireless transceivers to backscatter communication systems and ambient backscattering. This practical resource is essential for researchers and graduate students in the field of communications and sensor technology, in addition to practitioners working in these fields.

Advanced Data Analytics for Power Systems (Hardcover): Ali Tajer, Samir M. Perlaza, H. Vincent Poor Advanced Data Analytics for Power Systems (Hardcover)
Ali Tajer, Samir M. Perlaza, H. Vincent Poor
R2,318 Discovery Miles 23 180 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Experts in data analytics and power engineering present techniques addressing the needs of modern power systems, covering theory and applications related to power system reliability, efficiency, and security. With topics spanning large-scale and distributed optimization, statistical learning, big data analytics, graph theory, and game theory, this is an essential resource for graduate students and researchers in academia and industry with backgrounds in power systems engineering, applied mathematics, and computer science.

Diagnostic Testing and Life Estimation of Power Equipment (Hardcover): T. S. Ramu Diagnostic Testing and Life Estimation of Power Equipment (Hardcover)
T. S. Ramu
R1,013 Discovery Miles 10 130 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

This book is intended to serve as a textbook for students of electrical engineering at the graduate level. The inclusion of a number of problems, many of which are completely solved, makes this book very useful in understanding topics in applied statistics and physics of dielectrics. Also, the contents are so designed as to provide a broad picture of dielectrics and electrical insulation. In view of this, the author believes that manufacturers of high voltage and high power equipments can be benefited to a considerable extent. The book could be of particular interest to research engineers/scientists working in research laboratories and conducting applied insulation research. Power supply utilities can consult this book for scheduling the diagnostic testing and condition monitoring schedules. Station engineers will be able to derive support in analyzing, for example, gas analysis and partial discharge data, if they are equipped with facilities to carry out such measurements.

Electrical Trade Theory N2 Student Book (Paperback): R. Nkgapele, H. Tshililo, S. Shabangu Electrical Trade Theory N2 Student Book (Paperback)
R. Nkgapele, H. Tshililo, S. Shabangu
R284 R263 Discovery Miles 2 630 Save R21 (7%) Ships in 6 - 10 working days
Advances of Basic Science for Second Generation Bioethanol from Sugarcane (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2017): Marcos S. Buckeridge,... Advances of Basic Science for Second Generation Bioethanol from Sugarcane (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2017)
Marcos S. Buckeridge, Amanda P. De Souza
R4,396 Discovery Miles 43 960 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This book focuses on the basic science recently produced in Brazil for the improvement of sugarcane as a bioenergy crop and as a raw material for 2nd generation bioethanol production. It reports achievements that have been advancing the science of cell walls, enzymes, genetics, and sustainability related to sugarcane technologies and give continuity to the research reported in the "Routes to Cellulosic Ethanol", from Springer. The Introduction (Chapter I) explains how the National Institute of Science and Technology of Bioethanol, founded in 2008 in Brazil, became part of the main international initiatives that started to search for forms to use biomass for bioethanol production in Brazil, US and Europe. Part I reports the advances in plant cell wall composition, structure and architecture, and physical characteristics of sugarcane biomass. These discoveries are opening the way to increased efficiency of pretreatments and hydrolysis, being therefore important information for 2nd generation processes as well as for biorefinery initiatives. Part II focuses on the discovery and characterization of hydrolases from microorganisms that could be used in industrial processes. Recent advances in the search for hydrolases using metagenomics is reported. A great number of genes and enzymes from microorganisms have been discovered, affording improvement of enzyme cocktails better adapted to sugarcane biomass. Part III reports two key issues in the process of 2G ethanol, pentose fermentation and sugarcane genetics. These are the discoveries of new yeast species capable of producing ethanol more efficiently from xylose and the advances made on the sugarcane genetics, a key issue to design varieties adapted to 2G ethanol production.Part IV approaches sustainability through two chapters, one discussing the sustainability of the sugarcane agricultural and environmental system and another discussing how national and mainly international policies of Brazil regarding 2G ethanol production affected the country's strategies to establish itself as an international player in renewable energy area.

Microstrip Antenna Design for Wireless Applications (Hardcover): Praveen Kumar Malik, Sanjeevikumar Padmanaban, Jens Bo... Microstrip Antenna Design for Wireless Applications (Hardcover)
Praveen Kumar Malik, Sanjeevikumar Padmanaban, Jens Bo Holm-Nielsen
R2,835 Discovery Miles 28 350 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

The book focuses on recent advances in the field of Microstrip antenna design and its applications in various fields including Space communication, Mobile communication, wireless communication, medical implants, wearable applications etc. Scholars from Electronics/ Electrical/ Instrumentation Engineering, researchers and industrial person will benefit from this book. Students, researchers and industrial person expressed concerns about obtaining antenna measurements in various environments. The book shall provide the literature using which students and researchers would design antennas for above mentioned applications. Ultimately, it will enable users to take measurements in different environments. Young researchers pursuing their PG programs or Doctoral degree are also much interested to do their research in the micro-strip antennas, but there are very limited literatures available in recent applications. This book is intended to help such scholars in their studies and enhance the knowledge and skills in the latest happening in the Communication world like IoT, D2D, Satellite, wearable devices etc. This book will addresses the complete functional framework workflow in printed antenna design system, such as the book: * Explores basic and high level concepts, thus serving as a manual for those in the industry while also helping beginners to understand both basic and advanced aspects in planer antenna design issues. * is based on the latest technologies, and covers the major challenges, issues, and advances in Micro-strip antenna design. * provides latest techniques used for the design of antenna in terms of its structure, defected ground, MIMO and fractal design. * explores data acquisition and case studies related to data-intensive technologies in antenna used in Internet of Things. * provides the design of Micro-strip antenna in terms of latest applications and uses like uses in IoT and device to device communication.

Normally-Off Computing (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2017): Takashi Nakada, Hiroshi Nakamura Normally-Off Computing (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2017)
Takashi Nakada, Hiroshi Nakamura
R3,544 Discovery Miles 35 440 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

As a step toward ultimate low-power computing, this book introduces normally-off computing, which involves inactive components of computer systems being aggressively powered off with the help of new non-volatile memories (NVMs). Because the energy consumption of modern information devices strongly depends on both hardware and software, co-design and co-optimization of hardware and software are indispensable to improve energy efficiency. The book discusses various topics including (1) details of low-power technologies including power gating, (2) characteristics of several new-generation NVMs, (3) normally-off computing architecture, (4) important technologies for implementing normally-off computing, (5) three practical implementations: healthcare, mobile information devices, and sensor network systems for smart city applications, and (6) related research and development. Bridging computing methodology and emerging memory devices, the book is designed for both hardware and software designers, engineers, and developers as comprehensive material for understanding normally-off computing.

Building a Brilliant Tomorrow - The Transformation of Inovateus Solar and the Energy Revolution (Hardcover): T J Kanczuzewski Building a Brilliant Tomorrow - The Transformation of Inovateus Solar and the Energy Revolution (Hardcover)
T J Kanczuzewski
R431 R370 Discovery Miles 3 700 Save R61 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
National Forest Inventories - Assessment of Wood Availability and Use (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016): Claude Vidal, Iciar A.... National Forest Inventories - Assessment of Wood Availability and Use (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016)
Claude Vidal, Iciar A. Alberdi, Laura Hernandez Mateo, John J Redmond
R6,135 Discovery Miles 61 350 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The book presents the current state and good practices of national forest inventories in monitoring wood resources and demonstrates pathways for harmonisation and improved common reporting. Beyond a general overview over availability and use of wood resources in different countries, it provides a unique collection of original contributions from national forest inventory experts with in-depth descriptions of current NFI methods in assessing wood availability and wood use in European countries, and selected countries from America and Asia.The main topics are national definitions and improvements in common reporting of forests available for wood supply, stem quality and assortments, estimation of change including growth and drain, and tree resources outside forest land. The book is a must-have for everyone who is contributing to national forest inventories either methodologically or operatively, for people who want or need to understand national forest inventory provided data and information on the availability of wood resources. By providing profound knowledge it is a valuable basis for scientists involved in scenario modelling and analysing effects of climate change, as well as individuals in private organisations and public administrations promoting the sustainable use of natural resources and the potential of green economy.

Clean Energy Microgrids (Hardcover): Shin'ya Obara, Jorge Morel Clean Energy Microgrids (Hardcover)
Shin'ya Obara, Jorge Morel
R3,825 R3,372 Discovery Miles 33 720 Save R453 (12%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Microgrids are electric power grids composed of loads and distributed energy resources which provide electricity to villages, university campuses and other entities usually smaller than cities which are capable of operating independently from the larger grid if necessary. Such systems are gaining importance in times of rising shares of renewable power and desire for energy resilience. There is a need for an updated work and overview describing the latest technology in microgrids and also adding perspectives of economics, environment and energy policies, including microgrids for cold regions, and future trends. The aim of this work is to give this complete overview of the latest technology around the world, and the interrelation with clean energy systems. Topics covered include key concepts and definitions; microgrid communication and control; storage systems for microgrids; microgrid reliability; clean generation in microgrids; country case studies; economics and policies. The book is essential reading for researchers and practicing engineers, as well as advanced students.

Wind Energy for the Rest of Us - A Comprehensive Guide to Wind Power and How to Use it (Paperback): Paul Gipe Wind Energy for the Rest of Us - A Comprehensive Guide to Wind Power and How to Use it (Paperback)
Paul Gipe
R1,428 R1,155 Discovery Miles 11 550 Save R273 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Wind Energy for the Rest of Us straddles two--or more--worlds. The book is about wind energy. It's not just about small wind turbines. It's not just about large wind turbines. It's about the depth and breadth of wind energy, encompassing more than either type of wind turbine. It includes water-pumping windmills and sailing ships. It's a sprawling book, one minute discussing how to install small wind turbines safely, the next explaining how farmers in Indiana can earn millions by installing their own multimegawatt wind turbines. If it's a book hard to categorize, that suits its author, Paul Gipe, who likes to think he's hard to categorize after four decades at the frontiers of renewable energy. His book tells the story of modern wind energy in all its complexity and introduces a North American audience to the trailblazing electricity rebels who have launched a renewable energy revolution in Europe. The book debunks novel wind turbines their promoters claim will generate electricity "too cheap to meter," and rebukes revisionist historians who falsely argue that it was the aerospace industry that delivered today's modern wind turbines. Gipe explains why new wind turbines are part of a silent revolution that is changing the way we use wind energy. This revolution doesn't garner headlines, but is making wind turbines more cost-effective in more places than ever before, lessening the need for new transmission lines, obviating the need for storage, and fueling rapid growth. Gipe refutes many common myths surrounding wind energy and argues persuasively that wind turbines are productive, effective, and environmentally sound. Gipe argues that wind energy is too important to be left to electric utilities and their subsidiaries alone. Wind energy is also for the rest of us, he says. It is our resource. We can develop it and we can own it--ourselves.

Quantification of Climate Variability, Adaptation and Mitigation for Agricultural Sustainability (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2017):... Quantification of Climate Variability, Adaptation and Mitigation for Agricultural Sustainability (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2017)
Mukhtar Ahmed, Claudio O. Stockle
R4,995 Discovery Miles 49 950 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This book is a comprehensive volume dealing with climate change impacts on agriculture, and which can help guide the redesign of agricultural management and cropping systems. It includes mitigation techniques such as use of bioenergy crops, fertilizer and manure management, conservation tillage, crop rotations, cover crops and cropping intensity, irrigation, erosion control, management of drained wetlands, lime amendments, residue management, biochar and biotechnology. It also includes Management of GHG emissions Crop models as decision support tools QTL analysis Crop water productivity Impacts of drought on cereal crops Silvopastoral systems Changing climate impact on wheat-based cropping systems of South Asia Phosphorous dynamics under changing climate Role of bioinformatics The focus of the book is climate change mitigation to enhance sustainability in agriculture. We present various kinds of mitigation options, ways to minimize GHG emissions and better use of the latest techniques in conservation and environmental-sustainability.

Ventilation and Energy Efficiency in Welding Shops - A Practical Guide (Paperback, 1st ed. 2021): Alexander Zhivov Ventilation and Energy Efficiency in Welding Shops - A Practical Guide (Paperback, 1st ed. 2021)
Alexander Zhivov
R1,223 Discovery Miles 12 230 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

This Guide is based on several decades of author's research and practical experience in the areas of process optimization, ventilation and energy conservation in welding shops of auto manufacturing and maintenance facilities. The Guide will describe principles of Weld Fume Control, advanced ventilation systems for facilities with welding and allied processes and with energy conservation opportunities that result from the process related measures to reduce emission of fumes and gases and the building envelope improvements. The objectives of the Guide are to improve the health and safety in the industrial environment and offer strategies for energy conservation. The Guide is designed for engineers, production operators and energy managers.

Biohydrogen Production: Sustainability of Current Technology and Future Perspective (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2017): Anoop Singh,... Biohydrogen Production: Sustainability of Current Technology and Future Perspective (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2017)
Anoop Singh, Dheeraj Rathore
R5,187 Discovery Miles 51 870 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Increase in green, renewable and sustainable energy demand due to higher environmental impacts (e.g. Greenhouse gases emissions, climate change, etc.) on consumption of fossil fuel resource put down an extra pressure on government, researchers and industrialists. Among several available biofuel options, biohydrogen is considered as one of the best environmentally clean fuel and a strong candidate to fulfil the future demand of sustainable energy resource. Although, biohydrogen production technology and its use as a fuel is still in infancy stage. Selection of most sustainable production pathway, increase in production upto industrial scale and cost efficiency are some issue still persist with the biohydrogen research. "Biohydrogen Production: Sustainability of Current Technology and Future Perspective" is giving an insight for the sustainable production of biohydrogen at industrial scale. The process of biohydrogen production is complex and to opt the best suited production system for industrial scale is a frantic task. This book will provide an in depth information on all available technologies for biohydrogen production and feedstock options to choose upon. This book is also providing information on present status of the research in the field and possibility to change future fuel economy in to biohydrogen economy. Experts views provided in the chapters by renowned researchers from all over the globe in the field of biohydrogen research made this book a cornucopia of present research and future perspective of biohydrogen. This book is targeted at the researchers working on biohydrogen as well as the bioenergy scientist planning to move towards biohydrogen research. This book will provide a platform for motivation of researchers and industrialists for innovative ideas and thoughts to bring biohydrogen production at industrial scale.

Electrical Wiring Residential (Paperback, 19th edition): Ray Mullin, Phil Simmons Electrical Wiring Residential (Paperback, 19th edition)
Ray Mullin, Phil Simmons
R978 R875 Discovery Miles 8 750 Save R103 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Featuring the latest industry standards and procedures, longtime market leader ELECTRICAL WIRING RESIDENTIAL, Nineteenth Edition, provides comprehensive, authoritative coverage of the 2017 National Electrical Code (R) (NEC (R)), as well as a thorough grounding in Electrical Knowledge and Applications. Drawing on decades of industry and classroom experience, the authors guide you step-by-step through the critical tasks and responsibilities you can expect as a professional electrician in both new construction and existing homes. Extremely reader friendly, the text offers detailed explanations without being overly technical, and content clearly relates the NEC to real-world installation processes used by today's professionals. Vivid Illustrations coordinate with the latest NEC regulations to provide further clarity, and foldout plans at the back of the text provide hands-on practice applying code requirements to prepare you for career success.

Bioformulations: for Sustainable Agriculture (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016): Naveen Kumar Arora, Samina Mehnaz, Raffaella Balestrini Bioformulations: for Sustainable Agriculture (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016)
Naveen Kumar Arora, Samina Mehnaz, Raffaella Balestrini
R4,754 Discovery Miles 47 540 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

More than a century has passed since the first bioformulations were introduced to the market. But there is still much to be done, explored and developed. Though bioformulations offer green alternatives and are important for sustainable agriculture, they make up only a small fraction of the total additions used to enhance crop yields or protect them from pests. There is a great need to develop bioformulations that can promote confidence among end users; accordingly, it is imperative that bioformulations to replace chemicals be reliable and overcome the shortcomings of the past. Bioformulations: for Sustainable Agriculture discusses all the issues related to the current limitations and future development of bioformulations. It examines in detail those bioformulations that include biofertilizers and biopesticides (also commonly known as bioinoculants), presenting a global picture of their development. Further chapters address diverse microbes that are already being or could be used as bioformulations. The book also discusses the techniques, tools and other additions required to establish bioformulations as trustworthy and global solutions. It assesses the types of bioformulations currently available on the market, while also considering the future roles of bioformulations, including the reclamation of marginal and polluted soils. Further, it discusses the current legislation and much-needed amendments. Overall the book provides a comprehensive outlook on the status quo of bioformulations and the future approaches needed to improve them and achieve sustainable agriculture and food security without sacrificing the quality of soils. This will be extremely important in offering chemical-free foods and a better future for generations to come.

Sustainable Bioprocessing for a Clean and Green Environment - Concepts and Applications (Hardcover): M Jerold, A. Santhiagu,... Sustainable Bioprocessing for a Clean and Green Environment - Concepts and Applications (Hardcover)
M Jerold, A. Santhiagu, Rajulapati Sathish Babu, Narasimhulu Korapatti
R3,102 Discovery Miles 31 020 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Sustainable Bioprocessing for a Clean and Green Environment: Concepts and Applications highlights the importance of waste to health in which waste is safely converted to value-added products via bioprocess technologies. Providing fundamental concepts and applications, this book also offers readers the methodology behind the operation of a variety of biological processes used in developing valuable products from waste. Features: Discusses synthesis and use of environmentally friendly biobased materials, such as biopolymer films and biobased plasticizers Highlights nanotechnology applications in the treatment of pollution and emphasizes the synthesis of biogenic nanomaterials for environmental remediation Describes the use of biosurfactants and emerging algal technologies, such as applications of microalgae in nutraceuticals and biofuel production Details delignification for lignocellulosic biomass This interdisciplinary book offers researchers and practitioners in chemical engineering, environmental engineering, and related fields a broad perspective on fundamentals, technologies, and environmental applications of sustainable bioprocessing.

Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems - Water... Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems - Water Reactors (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2019)
John H. Jackson, Denise Paraventi, Michael Wright
R11,510 Discovery Miles 115 100 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This two-volume set represents a collection of papers presented at the 18th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems - Water Reactors. The purpose of this conference series is to foster an exchange of ideas about problems and their remedies in water-cooled nuclear power plants of today and the future. Contributions cover problems facing nickel-based alloys, stainless steels, pressure vessel and piping steels, zirconium alloys, and other alloys in water environments of relevance. Components covered include pressure boundary components, reactor vessels and internals, steam generators, fuel cladding, irradiated components, fuel storage containers, and balance of plant components and systems.

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