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Encyclopedia of Environmental Science and Engineering Fifth Edition Volumes One and Two

Encyclopedia of Environmental Science and Engineering  Fifth Edition  Volumes One and Two Author James R. Pfafflin
ISBN-10 9781439851869
Release 2006-01-13
Pages 1440
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Completely revised and updated, Encyclopedia of Environmental Science and Engineering, Fifth Edition spans the entire spectrum of environmental science and engineering. Still the most comprehensive, authoritative reference available in this field, the monumental two-volume encyclopedia has expanded to include 87 articles on topics ranging from acid rain, air pollution, and community health, to environmental law, instrumentation, modeling, alternative energy, toxicology, radioactive waste, and water treatment. The articles have been extensively revised and updated, new ones have been added to cover the latest developments related to today's environmental problems. The result is a reference work that provides the information necessary to understand, manage, and respond to threats to the human environment.



Ullmann s Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry Amines Aliphatic to Antibiotics

Ullmann s Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry  Amines  Aliphatic to Antibiotics Author Hans-Jürgen Arpe
ISBN-10 3527201025
Release 1985-11-12
Pages 569
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For more than eighty years, the name Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry has been synonymous with information of the highest quality. Chemists and engineers in industry and academia know that they can rely on the knowledge and expertise of around 3,000 first-class authors. The Fifth Edition, now available in print as a complete set, is a monumental reference work containing about 1,000 major articles, more than 16 million words, 30,000 figures, 10,000 tables, and innumerable references to further sources of information. Ullmann's users worldwide testify that this superb encyclopedia contains the most complete and up-to-date coverage of chemical technology currently available, including economic aspects, production, transportation, and toxicology. Ullmann's is unsurpassed in terms of organization and presentation. The encyclopedia consists of 37 volumes: 28 "A" volumes, 8 "B" volumes, and one cumulative Index volume. Volumes A1 - A28 contain alphabetically ordered articles on industrial chemicals, product groups, and production processes. Volumes B1 - B8 describe in detail the principles of chemical engineering, new and proven analytical methods, and the essentials of environmental protection technology. "This is a major work, which will prove immensely valuable to institutions and authorities related to the chemical industry." - Chemistry & Industry "...no science or engineering library should be without it." - Angewandte Chemie "Ullmann's might well be preferred...because of its many convenience features and excellent organisation." - Chemical Engineering



Encyclopedia of Environmental Information Sources

Encyclopedia of Environmental Information Sources Author Sarojini Balachandran
ISBN-10 MINN:31951D009107482
Release 1993
Pages 1813
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 1509-1813).



Science and Engineering of Materials SI Edition

Science and Engineering of Materials  SI Edition Author Donald R. Askeland
ISBN-10 9781305446335
Release 2015-01-12
Pages 960
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Succeed in your materials science course with THE SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING OF MATERIALS, 7e. Filled with built-in study tools to help you master key concepts, this proven book will help you develop an understanding of the relationship between structure, processing, and properties of materials and will serve as a useful reference for future courses in manufacturing, materials, design, or materials selection. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Encyclopedia of Agricultural Food and Biological Engineering Second Edition 2 Volume Set Print Version

Encyclopedia of Agricultural  Food  and Biological Engineering  Second Edition   2 Volume Set  Print Version Author Dennis R. Heldman
ISBN-10 9781498711074
Release 2014-07-29
Pages 2114
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The Definitive Reference for Food Scientists & Engineers The Second Edition of the Encyclopedia of Agricultural, Food, and Biological Engineering focuses on the processes used to produce raw agricultural materials and convert the raw materials into consumer products for distribution. It provides an improved understanding of the processes used in the production and manufacture of consumer products of agricultural origin. With more than 400 entries, the encyclopedia examines the processes used to convert raw materials info safe, convenient, and nutritious foods as well as the many other consumer products manufactured from raw agricultural materials. In addition to completely new entries based on new developments in the field, this second edition provides updates to existing entries. Applies engineering concepts and principles to production agriculture, including the design of machinery and structures used and the management of water required for these operations Gives specific attention to crop production, including the harvesting, storage, and handling of major and minor crops Focuses on animal production, including all aspects requiring engineering inputs Covers food handling, storage, processing, packaging, and distribution, with specific emphasis on the design of facilities, equipment, and processes needed to deliver safe and high-quality food products to the consumer Addresses unique processes associated with the preservation of foods, using thermal processes, refrigeration, dehydration, and similar processes Explores the more basic engineering concepts associated with biological systems Presents the common fundamentals that have evolved with other biological systems, including those in the environment and in humans The encyclopedia emphasizes the significant role of engineering in the development and design of the processes and equipment for the production and manufacturing of products of agricultural origin. The entries expand on the original concepts and introduce many new topics based on the evolution of developments in agricultural production, the conversion of raw materials into food products and the biological processes used throughout the system. The second edition continues to address critical components of a system with the capacity to deliver food and other consumer products to an expanding world population. This encyclopedia provides the knowledge necessary for readers to contribute to the safety and nutrition of the global food supply as well as the other products that contribute to a quality of life for consumers. ALSO AVAILABLE ONLINE This Taylor & Francis encyclopedia is also available through online subscription, offering a variety of extra benefits for both researchers, students, and librarians, including: Citation tracking and alerts Active reference linking Saved searches and marked lists HTML and PDF format options Contact Taylor and Francis for more information or to inquire about subscription options and print/online combination packages. US: (Tel) 1.888.318.2367; (E-mail) [email protected] International: (Tel) +44 (0) 20 7017 6062; (E-mail) [email protected] Dennis R. Heldman speaks about his book on the CRC Press YouTube Channel.



Lunar Sourcebook

Lunar Sourcebook Author Grant Heiken
ISBN-10 0521334446
Release 1991-04-26
Pages 736
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The only work to date to collect data gathered during the American and Soviet missions in an accessible and complete reference of current scientific and technical information about the Moon.



The Sciencebook

The Sciencebook Author National Geographic
ISBN-10 9781426208089
Release 2011-08
Pages 431
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Encapsulates centuries of scientific thought in one richly illustrated volume. Six major sections, ranging from the universe and planet Earth to biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics, encompass everything from microscopic life to nuclear power--with particular attention given to subjects in the news today, like climate change and genetic engineering. Includes 2,000 illustrations, 3-D graphics and pictograms.



Kirk Othmer encyclopedia of chemical technology

Kirk Othmer encyclopedia of chemical technology Author Kirk-Othmer
ISBN-10 0471484962
Release 2007-03-23
Pages 1084
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The fifth edition of the Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology builds upon the solid foundation of the previous editions, which have proven to be a mainstay for chemists, biochemists, and engineers at academic, industrial, and government institutions since publication of the first edition in 1949. The new edition includes necessary adjustments and modernisation of the content to reflect changes and developments in chemical technology. Presenting a wide scope of articles on chemical substances, properties, manufacturing, and uses; on industrial processes, unit operations in chemical engineering; and on fundamentals and scientific subjects related to the field. The Encyclopedia describes established technology along with cutting edge topics of interest in the wide field of chemical technology, whilst uniquely providing the necessary perspective and insight into pertinent aspects, rather than merely presenting information. Set began publication in January 2004 Over 1000 articles More than 600 new or updated articles 27 volumes Reviews from the previous edition: "The most indispensable reference in the English language on all aspects of chemical technology...the best reference of its kind". —Chemical Engineering News, 1992 "Overall, ECT is well written and cleanly edited, and no library claiming to be a useful resource for chemical engineering professionals should be without it." —Nicholas Basta, Chemical Engineering, December 1992



Natural Resource and Environmental Economics

Natural Resource and Environmental Economics Author Roger Perman
ISBN-10 9780273760375
Release 2013-02-07
Pages 744
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Now in its fourth edition, Natural Resources and Environmental Economics, provides comprehensive and contemporary analysis of the major areas of natural resource and environmental economics. All chapters have been fully updated in light of new developments and changes in the subject, and provide a balance of theory, applications and examples to give a rigorous grounding in the economic analysis of the resource and environmental issues that are increasingly prominent policy concerns. This text is suitable for second and third year undergraduate and postgraduate students of economics.



McGraw Hill concise encyclopedia of engineering

McGraw Hill concise encyclopedia of engineering Author McGraw-Hill
ISBN-10 PSU:000057227696
Release 2005-05-25
Pages 500
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Hundreds of well-illustrated articles explore the most important fields of science. Based on content from the McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Science & Technooogy, Fifth Edition, the most widely used and respected science reference of its kind in print, each of these subject-specific quick-reference guides features: * Detailed, well-illustrated explanations, not just definitions * Hundreds of concise yet authoritative articles in each volume * An easy-to-understand presentation, accessible and interesting to non-specialists * A portable, convenient format * Bibliographies, appendices, and other information supplement the articles



Ullmann s encyclopedia of industrial chemistry

Ullmann s encyclopedia of industrial chemistry Author Fritz Ullmann
ISBN-10 3527201130
Release 1989
Pages 647
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For more than eighty years, the name Ullmann2s Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry has been synonymous with information of the highest quality. Chemists and engineers in industry and academia know that they can rely on the knowledge and expertise of around 3,000 first-class authors. The Fifth Edition, now available in print as a complete set, is a monumental reference work containing about 1,000 major articles, more than 16 million words, 30,000 figures, 10,000 tables, and innumerable references to further sources of information. Ullmann2s users worldwide testify that this superb encyclopedia contains the most complete and up-to-date coverage of chemical technology currently available, including economic aspects, production, transportation, and toxicology. Ullmann2s is unsurpassed in terms of organization and presentation. The encyclopedia consists of 37 volumes: 28 "A" volumes, 8 "B" volumes, and one cumulative Index volume. Volumes A1 - A28 contain alphabetically ordered articles on industrial chemicals, product groups, and production processes. Volumes B1 - B8 describe in detail the principles of chemical engineering, new and proven analytical methods, and the essentials of environmental protection technology. "This is a major work, which will prove immensely valuable to institutions and authorities related to the chemical industry." - Chemistry & Industry "...no science or engineering library should be without it." - Angewandte Chemie "Ullmann2s might well be preferred...because of its many convenience features and excellent organisation." - Chemical Engineering



Continuous Multivariate Distributions Models and Applications

Continuous Multivariate Distributions  Models and Applications Author Samuel Kotz
ISBN-10 9780471654032
Release 2004-04-05
Pages 752
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Continuous Multivariate Distributions, Volume 1, Second Edition provides a remarkably comprehensive, self-contained resource for this critical statistical area. It covers all significant advances that have occurred in the field over the past quarter century in the theory, methodology, inferential procedures, computational and simulational aspects, and applications of continuous multivariate distributions. In-depth coverage includes MV systems of distributions, MV normal, MV exponential, MV extreme value, MV beta, MV gamma, MV logistic, MV Liouville, and MV Pareto distributions, as well as MV natural exponential families, which have grown immensely since the 1970s. Each distribution is presented in its own chapter along with descriptions of real-world applications gleaned from the current literature on continuous multivariate distributions and their applications.



Color Encyclopedia of Gemstones

Color Encyclopedia of Gemstones Author Joel E. Arem
ISBN-10 0412989115
Release 1987
Pages 248
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Provides information on all known gemstone species and varieties, discussing physical properties, occurrence, chemistry, availability, rarity, and market potential, and includes complete data on synthetic gems



International Encyclopedia of Human Geography

International Encyclopedia of Human Geography Author
ISBN-10 9780080449104
Release 2009-07-16
Pages 8250
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The International Encyclopedia of Human Geography provides an authoritative and comprehensive source of information on the discipline of human geography and its constituent, and related, subject areas. The encyclopedia includes over 1,000 detailed entries on philosophy and theory, key concepts, methods and practices, biographies of notable geographers, and geographical thought and praxis in different parts of the world. This groundbreaking project covers every field of human geography and the discipline’s relationships to other disciplines, and is global in scope, involving an international set of contributors. Given its broad, inclusive scope and unique online accessibility, it is anticipated that the International Encyclopedia of Human Geography will become the major reference work for the discipline over the coming decades. The Encyclopedia will be available in both limited edition print and online via ScienceDirect - featuring extensive browsing, searching, and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy. For more information, pricing options and availability visit http://info.sciencedirect.com/content/books/ref_works/coming/ Available online on ScienceDirect and in limited edition print format Broad, interdisciplinary coverage across human geography: Philosophy, Methods, People, Social/Cultural, Political, Economic, Development, Health, Cartography, Urban, Historical, Regional Comprehensive and unique - the first of its kind in human geography



The Encyclopedia of Cosmology

The Encyclopedia of Cosmology Author Giovanni G. Fazio
ISBN-10 9814656194
Release 2018
Pages 1400
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The Encyclopedia of Cosmology is a new and exciting project which will be a major, long-lasting, seminal reference (a set of four major volumes) at the graduate student level, laid out by the most prominent, respected researchers in the general field of Cosmology. These volumes will be a comprehensive review of the most important concepts and current status in the field of Cosmology of the Universe, covering both theory and observation.One of the most exciting parts of the encyclopedia is that it will exist in both print and, more importantly, electronic forms, perhaps even with some level of interactivity with material such as expanded explanations, movie clips, dynamic pictures, examples of on-line computation, etc. The electronic version will also reflect constant updates of the material. It will be a truly unique publication, unlike anything any of us have seen or known of in existence today.This comprehensive encyclopedia is edited by Dr. Giovanni Fazio from Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, with an advisory board comprised of renowned scientists: Lars Hernquist and Abraham Loeb (Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics), and Christopher McKee (UC Berkeley). Each volume is authored/edited by a specialist in the area: Galaxy Formation and Evolution by Rennan Barkana (Tel Aviv University), Numerical Simulations in Cosmology edited by Kentaro Nagamine (Osaka University / University of Nevada), Dark Energy edited by Shinji Tsujikawa (Tokyo University of Science), and Dark Matter by Jihn Kim (Seoul National University).



Agriscience Fundamentals and Applications

Agriscience  Fundamentals and Applications Author L. DeVere Burton
ISBN-10 9781133686880
Release 2014-03-03
Pages 912
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Comprehensive, yet easy to understand, AGRISCIENCE FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS, Sixth Edition provides readers with an overview of the agricultural industry and the industry-based sciences. With coverage of topics such as the information age, natural resources, integrated pest management, plant sciences (including botany, crops, & ornamentals), animal science, food science, and communication and management, this introductory applied science book ensures that readers will develop a solid foundation in the basic principles and practices of agriscience. In addition to the extensive learning tools found in each chapter, the sixth edition now includes updated visual aids, glossary, and science and agricultural profiles. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Lost Crops of Africa

Lost Crops of Africa Author Development, Security, and Cooperation
ISBN-10 9780309105965
Release 2008-01-25
Pages 380
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This book is the third in a series evaluating underexploited African plant resources that could help broaden and secure Africa's food supply. The volume describes 24 little-known indigenous African cultivated and wild fruits that have potential as food- and cash-crops but are typically overlooked by scientists, policymakers, and the world at large. The book assesses the potential of each fruit to help overcome malnutrition, boost food security, foster rural development, and create sustainable landcare in Africa. Each fruit is also described in a separate chapter, based on information provided and assessed by experts throughout the world. Volume I describes African grains and Volume II African vegetables.