' The authors bring together expertise from East and West to present an authoritative, thoroughly up-to-date and detailed treatment of work in this area. ' The International Statistical Review. ' As a survey, of what is available and which techniques show promise in further investigations, the book certainly provides what one could wish for.' ' What this reviewer enjoyed most is the technical virtuosity required, and generously present, in quite a few of the analyses. This is a book to have your Ph.D. student read, to show him what life is like. ' Mathematical Reviews, issue 88i ' In summary, this book competently fills a certain niche and will be interesting and provocative to probabilistically inclined statisticians who enjoy studying new and important phenomena. ' Journal of the American Statistical Association 86 , March 1991.
Carbon Capture and Storage, Second Edition provides a thorough, yet non-specialist introduction to technologies aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from burning fossil fuels during power generation and other energy-intensive industrial processes, such as steelmaking. Extensively revised and updated, this second edition provides detailed coverage of key carbon dioxide capture methods alongside an examination of the most promising techniques for carbon storage.
The book opens with an introductory section that provides the background to the need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, an overview of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies and a primer in the fundamentals of power generation. The next chapters focus on key carbon capture technologies, including absorption, adsorption and membrane-based systems, addressing their applications in both the power and non-power sectors. New for the second edition, a dedicated section on geological storage of carbon dioxide follows, with chapters addressing the relevant features, events and processes (FEP) associated with this scenario. Non-geological storage methods such as ocean storage and storage in terrestrial ecosystems are the subject of the final group of chapters. A chapter on carbon dioxide transportation is also included.
This extensively revised and expanded second edition will be a valuable resource for power plant engineers, chemical engineers, geological engineers, environmental engineers and industrial engineers seeking a concise, yet authoritative one-volume overview of this field. Researchers, consultants and policy makers entering this discipline will benefit from this reference.
Over the past decade, important advances have been made in the development of nanostructured materials for solid state hydrogen storage used to supply hydrogen to fuel cells in a clean, inexpensive, safe and efficient manner. Nanomaterials for Solid State Hydrogen Storage focuses on hydrogen storage materials having high volumetric and gravimetric hydrogen capacities, and thus having the highest potential of being applied in the automotive sector.
Written by leading experts in the field, Nanomaterials for Solid State Hydrogen Storage provides a thorough history of hydrides and nanomaterials, followed by a discussion of existing fabrication methods. The authors' own research results in the behavior of various hydrogen storage materials are also presented. Covering fundamentals, extensive research results and recent advances in nanomaterials for solid state hydrogen storage, this book serves as a comprehensive reference.
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