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Hydrothermal Reduction of Carbon Dioxide to Low-Carbon Fuels (Hardcover): Fangming Jin Hydrothermal Reduction of Carbon Dioxide to Low-Carbon Fuels (Hardcover)
Fangming Jin
R5,089 Discovery Miles 50 890 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The book covers advances in hydrothermal reduction of CO2 into low-carbon fuels. It offers perspectives from chemical engineering, environmental chemicals, organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry, geology and materials science. It addresses fundamentals and applications of hydrothermal chemical processes, associated materials, and technologies. It describes reduction with biomass and dissociation of water by solar energy-driven two-step process. Challenges and strategies are discussed to facilitate research and development.

High-Temperature Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage - Fundamentals and Applications (Hardcover): Yixiang Shi,... High-Temperature Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage - Fundamentals and Applications (Hardcover)
Yixiang Shi, Ningsheng Cai, Tian Yu Cao, Jiujun Zhang
R4,089 Discovery Miles 40 890 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

As global demands for energy and lower carbon emissions rise, developing systems of energy conversion and storage becomes necessary. This book explores how Electrochemical Energy Storage and Conversion (EESC) devices are promising advanced power systems that can directly convert chemical energy in fuel into power, and thereby aid in proposing a solution to the global energy crisis. The book focuses on high-temperature electrochemical devices that have a wide variety of existing and potential applications, including the creation of fuel cells for power generation, production of high-purity hydrogen by electrolysis, high-purity oxygen by membrane separation, and various high-temperature batteries. High-Temperature Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage: Fundamentals and Applications provides a comprehensive view of the new technologies in high-temperature electrochemistry. Written in a clear and detailed manner, it is suitable for developers, researchers, or students of any level.

Wind Power - The Struggle for Control of a New Global Industry (Hardcover, 2nd New edition): Ben  Backwell Wind Power - The Struggle for Control of a New Global Industry (Hardcover, 2nd New edition)
Ben Backwell
R3,083 Discovery Miles 30 830 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The wind power business has grown from a niche sector within the energy industry to a global industry that attracts substantial investment. In Europe wind has become the biggest source of new power generation capacity, while also successfully competing with the gas, coal and nuclear sectors in China and the US. Wind Power looks at the nations, companies and people fighting for control of one of the world's fastest growing new industries and how we can harness one of the planet's most powerful energy resources. The book examines the challenges the sector faces as it competes for influence and investment with the fossil fuel industry across the globe. Over the course of this volume, Backwell analyses the industry climbers, the investment trends and the technological advancements that will define the future of wind energy. This second edition is revised throughout and contains new material on frontier wind markets and industry consolidation, as well as the cost reductions and market gains that led to 2015 being a landmark year for the big wind turbine companies. This is an important resource for professionals working in wind and wider renewable industries, energy finance, conventional energy companies and government as well as researchers, students, journalists and the general public.

Atomic Adventures - Secret Islands, Forgotten N-Rays, and Isotopic Murder: A Journey into the Wild World of Nuclear Science... Atomic Adventures - Secret Islands, Forgotten N-Rays, and Isotopic Murder: A Journey into the Wild World of Nuclear Science (Hardcover)
James Mahaffey
R624 R401 Discovery Miles 4 010 Save R223 (36%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Whether you are a scientist or a poet, pro-nuclear energy or staunch opponent, conspiracy theorist or pragmatist, James Mahaffey's books have served to open up the world of nuclear science like never before. With clear explanations of some of the most complex scientific endeavors in history, Mahaffey's new book looks back at the atom's wild, secretive past and then toward its potentially bright future. Mahaffey unearths lost reactors on far flung Pacific islands and trees that were exposed to active fission that changed gender or bloomed in the dead of winter. He explains why we have nuclear submarines but not nuclear aircraft and why cold fusion doesn't exist. And who knew that radiation counting was once a fashionable trend? Though parts of the nuclear history might seem like a fiction mash-up, where cowboys somehow got a hold of a reactor, Mahaffey's vivid prose holds the reader in thrall of the infectious energy of scientific curiosity and ingenuity that may one day hold the key to solving our energy crisis or sending us to Mars.

Wildlife and Wind Farms - Conflicts and Solutions - Offshore: Potential Effects (Paperback, Volume 3): Martin Perrow Wildlife and Wind Farms - Conflicts and Solutions - Offshore: Potential Effects (Paperback, Volume 3)
Martin Perrow
R1,377 R1,260 Discovery Miles 12 600 Save R117 (8%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Wind farms are an essential component of global renewable energy policy and the action to limit the effects of climate change. There is, however, considerable concern over the impacts of wind farms on wildlife, leading to a wide range of research and monitoring studies, a growing body of literature and several international conferences on the topic. This unique multi-volume work provides a comprehensive overview of the interactions between wind farms and wildlife. Volume 3 documents the current knowledge of the potential effects upon wildlife during both construction and operation of offshore wind farms. An introductory chapter on the nature of wind farms and the legislation surrounding them is followed by a series of in-depth chapters documenting effects on physical processes, atmosphere and ocean dynamics, seabed communities, fish, marine mammals, migratory birds and bats and seabirds. A synopsis of the known and potential effects of wind farms upon wildlife concludes the volume. The authors have been carefully selected from across the globe from the large number of academics, consultants and practitioners now engaged in wind farm studies, for their influential contribution to the science. Edited by Martin Perrow and with contributions by 30 leading researchers including: Goeran Brostroem, Steven Degraer, Mike Elliot, Andrew Gill, Ommo Huppop, Georg Nehls and Nicolas Vanermen. The authors represent a wide range of organisations and institutions including the Universities of Gothenburg, Hamburg and Hull, Alfred Wegener Institute, Cefas (UK), Research Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO), Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Vattenfall and several leading consultancies. Each chapter includes informative figures, tables, colour photographs and detailed case studies, including some from invited authors to showcase exciting new research. Other volumes: Volume 1: Onshore: Potential Effects (978-1-78427-119-0) Volume 2: Onshore: Monitoring and Mitigation (978-1-78427-123-7) Volume 4: Offshore: Monitoring and Mitigation (978-1-78427-131-2)

Hydrodynamic Control of Wave Energy Devices (Hardcover): Umesh A. Korde, John Ringwood Hydrodynamic Control of Wave Energy Devices (Hardcover)
Umesh A. Korde, John Ringwood
R2,848 R2,667 Discovery Miles 26 670 Save R181 (6%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

With this self-contained and comprehensive text, students and researchers will gain a detailed understanding of the fundamental aspects of the hydrodynamic control of wave energy converters. Such control is necessary to maximise energy capture for a given device configuration and plays a major role in efforts to make wave energy economic. Covering a wide range of disciplines, the reader is taken from the mathematical and technical fundamentals, through the main pillars of wave energy hydrodynamic control, right through to state-of-the-art algorithms for hydrodynamic control. The various operating principles of wave energy converters are exposed and the unique aspects of the hydrodynamic control problem highlighted, with a variety of potential solutions discussed. Supporting material on wave forecasting and the interaction of the hydrodynamic control problem with other aspects of wave energy device optimisation, such as device geometry optimisation and optimal device array layout, is also provided.

Modeling and Modern Control of Wind Power (Hardcover): Qiuwei Wu, Yuanzhang Sun Modeling and Modern Control of Wind Power (Hardcover)
Qiuwei Wu, Yuanzhang Sun
R2,807 R2,515 Discovery Miles 25 150 Save R292 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

An essential reference to the modeling techniques of wind turbine systems for the application of advanced control methods This book covers the modeling of wind power and application of modern control methods to the wind power control--specifically the models of type 3 and type 4 wind turbines. The modeling aspects will help readers to streamline the wind turbine and wind power plant modeling, and reduce the burden of power system simulations to investigate the impact of wind power on power systems. The use of modern control methods will help technology development, especially from the perspective of manufactures. Chapter coverage includes: status of wind power development, grid code requirements for wind power integration; modeling and control of doubly fed induction generator (DFIG) wind turbine generator (WTG); optimal control strategy for load reduction of full scale converter (FSC) WTG; clustering based WTG model linearization; adaptive control of wind turbines for maximum power point tracking (MPPT); distributed model predictive active power control of wind power plants and energy storage systems; model predictive voltage control of wind power plants; control of wind power plant clusters; and fault ride-through capability enhancement of VSC HVDC connected offshore wind power plants. Modeling and Modern Control of Wind Power also features tables, illustrations, case studies, and an appendix showing a selection of typical test systems and the code of adaptive and distributed model predictive control. Analyzes the developments in control methods for wind turbines (focusing on type 3 and type 4 wind turbines) Provides an overview of the latest changes in grid code requirements for wind power integration Reviews the operation characteristics of the FSC and DFIG WTG Presents production efficiency improvement of WTG under uncertainties and disturbances with adaptive control Deals with model predictive active and reactive power control of wind power plants Describes enhanced control of VSC HVDC connected offshore wind power plants Modeling and Modern Control of Wind Power is ideal for PhD students and researchers studying the field, but is also highly beneficial to engineers and transmission system operators (TSOs), wind turbine manufacturers, and consulting companies.

Ethical Assessments of Emerging Technologies - Appraising the moral plausibility of technological visions (Hardcover, 1st ed.... Ethical Assessments of Emerging Technologies - Appraising the moral plausibility of technological visions (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016)
Federica Lucivero
R2,314 R2,117 Discovery Miles 21 170 Save R197 (9%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book systematically addresses the issue of assessing the normative nature of visions of emerging technologies in an epistemologically robust way. In the context of democratic governance of emerging technologies, not only it is important to reflect on technologies' moral significance, but also to address their emerging and future oriented character. The book proposes an original approach to deal with the issue of "plausible" ethical evaluation of new technologies. Taking its start from current debates about Technology Assessment, the proposed solution emerges as a combination of theoretical and methodological insights from the fields of Philosophy of Technology, Science and Technology Studies and a normative justification based on pragmatist ethics. The book's main contribution is to engage a diverse and interdisciplinary audience (ethicists, philosophers, social scientists, technology assessment researchers and practitioners) in a reflection concerning the epistemological challenges that are associated to the endeavour of appraising the moral significance of emerging technologies in the attempt of democratically governing them. It brings together concepts and methodologies from different disciplines and shows their synergy in applying them to two specific case studies of emerging biomedical technologies.

Energy Technology Roadmaps of Japan - Future Energy Systems Based on Feasible Technologies Beyond 2030 (Hardcover, 1st ed.... Energy Technology Roadmaps of Japan - Future Energy Systems Based on Feasible Technologies Beyond 2030 (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016)
Yukitaka Kato, Michihisa Koyama, Yasuhiro Fukushima, Takao Nakagaki
R4,855 R3,846 Discovery Miles 38 460 Save R1,009 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book, edited by members of the Committee of Future Energy and Social Systems, The Society of Chemical Engineers, Japan, describes energy technology roadmaps for Japan post-Fukushima. In this work, energy technology experts show quantitatively the advantages and disadvantages of major energy technologies with which they are involved, in a unified chapter structure with figures illustrating the technology development perspectives. The future energy vision for Japan together with the pathway is quantitatively discussed, explicitly considering the contributions of individual energy technology by referring to the technology roadmaps. The pathways for future energy vision thus derived will be useful not only for all energy researchers but also for graduate students in the field to grasp the potential of the technologies and future energy system of Japan.

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
R12,464 Discovery Miles 124 640 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.

Electrical Wiring Industrial (Paperback, 16th edition): Stephen Herman Electrical Wiring Industrial (Paperback, 16th edition)
Stephen Herman
R907 R776 Discovery Miles 7 760 Save R131 (14%) Ships in 15 - 25 working days

Walking you step by step through an industrial building, ELECTRICAL WIRING INDUSTRIAL, 16th Edition, equips you with the basic knowledge and skills you need to safely install wiring systems. This text is written in easy-to-read language and packed with vivid photographs and illustrations to help you understand key concepts. It is also thoroughly updated to reflect the 2017 National Electric Code, the standard for layout and construction of electrical systems. Plenty of example problems and detailed solutions clearly illustrate how the concepts apply to real-world situations. In addition, a set of building blueprints helps you see how each chapter's concepts are applied in an actual industrial building.

Numerical Simulation in Hydraulic Fracturing: Multiphysics Theory and Applications (Hardcover): Xinpu Shen, William Standifird Numerical Simulation in Hydraulic Fracturing: Multiphysics Theory and Applications (Hardcover)
Xinpu Shen, William Standifird
R3,593 Discovery Miles 35 930 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The expansion of unconventional petroleum resources in the recent decade and the rapid development of computational technology have provided the opportunity to develop and apply 3D numerical modeling technology to simulate the hydraulic fracturing of shale and tight sand formations. This book presents 3D numerical modeling technologies for hydraulic fracturing developed in recent years, and introduces solutions to various 3D geomechanical problems related to hydraulic fracturing. In the solution processes of the case studies included in the book, fully coupled multi-physics modeling has been adopted, along with innovative computational techniques, such as submodeling. In practice, hydraulic fracturing is an essential project component in shale gas/oil development and tight sand oil, and provides an essential measure in the process of drilling cuttings reinjection (CRI). It is also an essential measure for widened mud weight window (MWW) when drilling through naturally fractured formations; the process of hydraulic plugging is a typical application of hydraulic fracturing. 3D modeling and numerical analysis of hydraulic fracturing is essential for the successful development of tight oil/gas formations: it provides accurate solutions for optimized stage intervals in a multistage fracking job. It also provides optimized well-spacing for the design of zipper-frac wells. Numerical estimation of casing integrity under stimulation injection in the hydraulic fracturing process is one of major concerns in the successful development of unconventional resources. This topic is also investigated numerically in this book. Numerical solutions to several other typical geomechanics problems related to hydraulic fracturing, such as fluid migration caused by fault reactivation and seismic activities, are also presented. This book can be used as a reference textbook to petroleum, geotechnical and geothermal engineers, to senior undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students, and to geologists, hydrogeologists, geophysicists and applied mathematicians working in this field. This book is also a synthetic compendium of both the fundamentals and some of the most advanced aspects of hydraulic fracturing technology.

IET Wiring Regulations: Explained and Illustrated (Paperback, 11th New edition): Brian Scaddan IET Wiring Regulations: Explained and Illustrated (Paperback, 11th New edition)
Brian Scaddan
R537 Discovery Miles 5 370 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This popular guide focuses on common misconceptions in the application of the IET Wiring Regulations. It explains in clear language those parts of the regulations that most need simplifying, outlining the correct procedures to follow and those to avoid. Emphasis has been placed on areas where confusion and misinterpretation are common, such as earthing and bonding, circuit design and protection, and in particular the increased use of RCDs. With the content covering the requirements of both City & Guilds and EAL courses and containing sample exam questions and answers, this book is also an ideal revision guide.

Wind Turbines - Theory and Practice (Hardcover): Colin Anderson Wind Turbines - Theory and Practice (Hardcover)
Colin Anderson
R2,229 Discovery Miles 22 290 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

In the multi-disciplinary field of wind energy, students and professionals can often be uncomfortable outside their own specialist areas. This essential textbook explains the key aspects of wind turbine technology and its application in a single readable text. Covering a broad range of multi-disciplinary topics, including everything from aerodynamics through to electrical and control theory, to structures, planning, economics, and policy, this reference is an excellent toolkit for undergraduate students, postgraduate students, and professionals in the field of wind energy. Key concepts, including more challenging ones such as rotational sampling of turbulence, vortex wake structures, and reactive power management, are explained using clear language and simplifying illustrations including experimental graphs, photos, and line drawings.

Scheduling of Power Generation - A Large-Scale Mixed-Variable Model (Hardcover, 2014 ed.): Andras Prekopa, J anos Mayer, Beata... Scheduling of Power Generation - A Large-Scale Mixed-Variable Model (Hardcover, 2014 ed.)
Andras Prekopa, J anos Mayer, Beata Strazicky, Istvan Deak, Janos Hoffer, …
R1,614 R1,344 Discovery Miles 13 440 Save R270 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The book contains description of a real life application of modern mathematical optimization tools in an important problem solution for power networks. The objective is the modelling and calculation of optimal daily scheduling of power generation, by thermal power plants, to satisfy all demands at minimum cost, in such a way that the generation and transmission capacities as well as the demands at the nodes of the system appear in an integrated form. The physical parameters of the network are also taken into account. The obtained large-scale mixed variable problem is relaxed in a smart, practical way, to allow for fast numerical solution of the problem.

Introduction to Electric Circuits (10th Revised edition): Herbert W. Jackson, Dale Temple, Brian Kelly, Karen Craigs, Lauren... Introduction to Electric Circuits (10th Revised edition)
Herbert W. Jackson, Dale Temple, Brian Kelly, Karen Craigs, Lauren Fuentes
R2,872 Discovery Miles 28 720 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Clear, practical, complete The classic introduction to electric circuits with an abundance of new problem sets Acclaimed for its clear, concise explanations of difficult concepts, its comprehensive problem sets and exercises, and its authoritative coverage, Introduction to Electric Circuits has set the standard for introductory circuit resources in Canada and is the most accessible, student-friendly text available.

Sustainable Energy Technology and Policies - A Transformational Journey, Volume 1 (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original... Sustainable Energy Technology and Policies - A Transformational Journey, Volume 1 (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2018)
Sudipta De, Santanu Bandyopadhyay, Mohsen Assadi, Deb A Mukherjee
R6,023 Discovery Miles 60 230 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This book presents a state-of-the-art compilation focusing on both technological and policy aspects of sustainable energy production and consumption, which deals with issues like the need for and planning of smart cities, alternative transport fuel options, sustainable power production, pollution control technologies etc. The book comprises contributions from experts from all over the world, and addresses energy sustainability from different viewpoints. Specifically, the book focuses on energy sustainability in the Indian scenario with a background of the global perspective. Contributions from academia, policy makers and industry are included to address the challenge from different perspectives. The contents of this book will prove useful to researchers, professionals, and policy makers working in the area of green and sustainable energy.

A Purdue Icon - Creation, Life, and Legacy (Hardcover): James Mullins A Purdue Icon - Creation, Life, and Legacy (Hardcover)
James Mullins
R858 R679 Discovery Miles 6 790 Save R179 (21%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The former Purdue Power Plant (HPN) with its iconic smoke stack and the attached Engineering Administration Building (ENAD) at the very heart of campus played important roles for most of the twentieth century. To many Purdue students and alumni, the smoke stack not only symbolized the emphasis at Purdue on technology but also provided a visible marker for the Purdue campus. The smoke stack was lovingly referred to by many as "Purdue's finger to the world." Amid controversy, the smoke stack was demolished in the early 1990s when the Purdue Clock Tower was constructed to locate the campus on the landscape. A Purdue Icon: Creation, Life, and Legacy is an edited volume that speaks to the history of the Power Plant, from the initial need for increased power and heat to meet a growing campus demand and its Romanesque architecture that allowed it to fit contextually on the campus, to the people who worked to bring heat and power to the campus by keeping the boilers up and the students who experienced the principles and applications of mechanical engineering through active learning. This book tells the story of the transition to alternative power and heat sources at the University, the decommissioning of the Power Plant, the controversy about what was to be done with this important site at the heart of the campus, and the challenges associated with the Power Plant's potential reuse or demolition. The unique problems faced with demolishing a contaminated building in the middle of a major research university campus are insightfully explored before introducing the Thomas S. and Harvey D. Wilmeth Active Learning Center-a potential new Purdue icon.

Handbook of Wind Power Systems (Hardcover, 2013 ed.): Panos M. Pardalos, Steffen Rebennack, Mario V F Pereira, Niko A. Iliadis,... Handbook of Wind Power Systems (Hardcover, 2013 ed.)
Panos M. Pardalos, Steffen Rebennack, Mario V F Pereira, Niko A. Iliadis, Vijay Pappu
R5,538 R4,327 Discovery Miles 43 270 Save R1,211 (22%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Wind power is currently considered as the fastest growing energy resource in the world. Technological advances and government subsidies have contributed in the rapid rise of Wind power systems. The Handbook on Wind Power Systems provides an overview on several aspects of wind power systems and is divided into four sections: optimization problems in wind power generation, grid integration of wind power systems, modeling, control and maintenance of wind facilities and innovative wind energy generation. The chapters are contributed by experts working on different aspects of wind energy generation and conversion.

Energy and Geopolitics (Paperback): Per Hoegselius Energy and Geopolitics (Paperback)
Per Hoegselius
R894 Discovery Miles 8 940 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The idea that energy shapes and is shaped by geopolitics is firmly rooted in the popular imagination - and not without reason. Very few countries have the means to secure their energy needs through locally available supplies; instead, enduring dependencies upon other countries have developed. Given energy's strategic significance, supply systems for fuels and electricity are now seamlessly interwoven with foreign policy and global politics. Energy and Geopolitics enables students to enhance their understanding and sharpen their analytical skills with respect to the complex relations between energy supply, energy markets and international politics. Per Hoegselius guides us through the complexities of world energy and international energy relations, examining a wide spectrum of fossil fuels, alongside nuclear and renewable energies. Uniquely, the book also shows how the geopolitics of energy is not merely a matter for the great powers and reveals how actors in the world's smaller nations are as active in their quest for power and control. Encouraging students to apply a number of central concepts and theoretical ideas to different energy sources within a multitude of geographical, political and historical contexts, this book will be a vital resource to students and scholars of geopolitics, energy security and international environmental policy and politics.

Electricity for Refrigeration, Heating, and Air Conditioning (Hardcover, 9th edition): Russell Smith Electricity for Refrigeration, Heating, and Air Conditioning (Hardcover, 9th edition)
Russell Smith
R1,977 R1,645 Discovery Miles 16 450 Save R332 (17%) Ships in 15 - 25 working days

The ideal book for students and beginning technicians, this Ninth Edition of ELECTRICITY FOR REFRIGERATION, HEATING, AND AIR CONDITIONING provides readers with the basic electrical principles necessary to understand today's modern control systems. The book's practical approach allows readers to focus exclusively on the electronics information they will use in the field, without bogging them down in unnecessary theory. The book focuses on helping readers master systematic diagnosis and troubleshooting methods and procedures that will enable them to become highly-skilled, professional HVAC-R service technicians.

Introduction to Controlled-Source Electromagnetic Methods - Detecting Subsurface Fluids (Hardcover): Anton Ziolkowski, Evert... Introduction to Controlled-Source Electromagnetic Methods - Detecting Subsurface Fluids (Hardcover)
Anton Ziolkowski, Evert Slob
R2,573 R2,379 Discovery Miles 23 790 Save R194 (8%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This volume describes how controlled-source electromagnetic (CSEM) methods are used to determine the electrical conductivity and hydrocarbon content of the upper few kilometres of the Earth, on land and at sea. The authors show how the signal-to-noise ratio of the measured data may be maximised via suitable choice of acquisition and processing parameters and selection of subsequent data analysis procedures. Complete impulse responses for every electric and magnetic source and receiver configuration are derived, providing a guide to the expected response for real data. 1-D, 2-D and 3-D modelling and inversion procedures for recovery of Earth conductivity are presented, emphasising the importance of updating model parameters using complementary geophysical data and rock physics relations. Requiring no specialist prior knowledge of electromagnetic theory, and providing a step-by-step guide through the necessary mathematics, this book provides an accessible introduction for advanced students, researchers and industry practitioners in exploration geoscience and petroleum engineering.

Radiogenic Isotope Geochemistry - A Guide for Industry Professionals (Hardcover): Bruce F. Schaefer Radiogenic Isotope Geochemistry - A Guide for Industry Professionals (Hardcover)
Bruce F. Schaefer
R1,350 Discovery Miles 13 500 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Isotopes provide important information on many geological processes, with key relevance to the mining and petroleum industries, yet the techniques to obtain, process and interpret the data can be complex to master. This accessible book provides broad coverage of radiogenic isotopes in geochronology and geochemistry, explaining the basic principles and state-of-the-art techniques used to study them, with an emphasis on industry applications. The major isotopic systems are fully summarised with relation to real-world applications, enabling readers to decide which technique is most relevant for the problem they want to solve, and then to rigorously evaluate existing data, or recalculate and reassess datasets to avoid duplication of effort. A comprehensive glossary clarifies the numerous acronyms used in the field. Written at a level appropriate for advanced undergraduate students, the book also includes detail which allows more experienced practitioners to maximise the potential value of isotopic datasets.

Engineering Electromagnetics and Waves, Global Edition (Paperback, 2nd edition): Aziz Inan, Umran S. Inan, Ryan Said Engineering Electromagnetics and Waves, Global Edition (Paperback, 2nd edition)
Aziz Inan, Umran S. Inan, Ryan Said
R1,556 Discovery Miles 15 560 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

For courses in Electromagnetic Fields & Waves. Electromagnetic Waves continues the applied approach used in the authors' successful Engineering Electromagnetics. The second book is appropriate for a second course in Electromagnetics that covers the topic of waves and the application of Maxwell's equations to electromagnetic events.

EIS: Inspection Testing and Commissioning (Paperback, Applied Mathematics): Malcom Doughton EIS: Inspection Testing and Commissioning (Paperback, Applied Mathematics)
Malcom Doughton
R570 R501 Discovery Miles 5 010 Save R69 (12%) Ships in 15 - 25 working days

This new edition of EIS: Inspection Testing and Commisioning from the highly successful Electrical Installation Series covers all the information required to complete the Inspection Testing and Commisioning unit as part of the Level 3 Diploma for City and Guilds (2357) and EAL equivalent qualifications. The nine studybooks in the series are endorsed by The Electrical Contractors Association (ECA) and cover all core Level 3 S/NVQ Diploma units and are mapped to the National Occupational Standards. The modular, hands-on approach is designed to clearly explain all the key concepts so learners gain all the necessary theoretical and practical skills required for each unit. The expert author team brings a wealth of industry knowledge and experience to each publication all brought to life by full-colour diagrams, images and photographs. Students can use one book per unit as a complete study resource to support learning in the classroom, at work and for personal study at home. These spiral bound, write-it studybooks are the ideal course companion for any aspiring electrician.

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