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Biotechnology Fundamentals Firdos Alam Khan Manipal University, Dubai, UAE

Biotechnology Fundamentals discusses classical and modern aspects of biotechnology and examines a range of topics, from basic information to complex technicalities. Other books cover subjects individually, but this text offers a rare topical combination of coverage, using numerous illustrations to explore the information that students and researchers need to intelligently shape their careers.

Pedagogical Features:

Keeping pace with the rapid advancement of the field, topics covered include:

• Examines ethical issues within biotechnology research and product development (e.g. embryonic stem cells, cloning, gene therapy, and GM crops)

• How biotechnology products are produced • Differences between scientific research conducted in universities and industry • Which areas of biotechnology offer the best and most challenging career opportunities • Key laboratory techniques and protocols employed in the field The contents of this book are derived from discussions between teachers and undergraduate students and designed to address the concepts and methods thought useful by both sides. Starting with the fundamentals of biotechnology, coverage includes definitions, historical perspectives, timelines, and major discoveries, in addition to products, research and development, career prospects, ethical issues, and future trends. The author explains that even before it had been classified as its own field, biotechnology was already being applied in plant breeding, in vitro fertilization, alcohol fermentation, and other areas. He then delves into new developments in areas including stem cell research, cloning, biofuels, transgenic plants, genetically modified food/crops, pharmacogenomics, and nanobiotechnology. Incorporating extensive pedagogy into the content, this book provides plenty of examples, end-of-chapter problems, case studies, and lab tutorials to help reinforce understanding.

• Includes information on current research trends • Covers novel medical genetics topics such as intra-uterine insemination • Discusses the process of biotech product development, with suitable examples

• Includes learning objectives in each chapter, in addition to problems, lab assignments, references, and ancillary online resources • Suggests field trips that can be used to apply and better understand concepts and other material in the book A solutions manual and figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Introduction to Biotechnology Genes and Genomics Proteins and Proteomics Recombinant DNA Technology Microbial Biotechnology Agricultural Biotechnology Animal Biotechnology Environmental Biotechnology Medical Biotechnology Nanobiotechnology Product Development in Biotechnology Industrial Biotechnology Ethics in Biotechnology Careers in Biotechnology Laboratory Tutorials Glossary Catalog no. K11059, September 2011, 608 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2009-4, $89.95 Also available as eBook

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Biotechnology Operations Principles and Practices Michael J. Roy University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Applying the author's experience teaching the subject and working in both industry and government, this book introduces key biotechnology developments and covers critical elements, such as project management, regulatory affairs, quality assurance, biomanufacturing, quality control, nonclinical safety testing, and clinical evaluation. The author discusses these subjects in relation to development planning, process and pathways, management of integrated projects, and the business and economic aspects of development. Using simple language and explanatory figures, it describes the functional areas that must be successfully integrated to safely and efficiently bring a biotechnology product to market. • Provides an introduction to each key biotechnology development subject, all compiled in one volume • Incorporates an integrated approach, tying together the seven key functional areas • Emphasizes the need to both plan and integrate an operations program, offering the information required to successfully lead such efforts • Uses relatively simple language, clarifies jargon, and uses diagrams to describe processes, making concepts easy to understand A solutions manual and figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Introduction to Biotechnology Operations: Planning for Success. Project Management. Regulatory Affairs. Regulatory Compliance. Quality Systems. Biomanufacture. Quality Control. Nonclinical Studies. Clinical Trials. Glossary. Additional Reading. Practical Problems and Questions. Catalog no. K11486, March 2011, 416 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3027-7, $99.95 Also available as eBook


Biomedical Engineering Principles Second Edition Arthur B. Ritter, Vikki Hazelwood, Antonio Valdevit, and Alfred N. Ascione “… an excellent textbook … Each chapter contains numerous examples and contains many figures to enhance learning. References and suggestions for further reading are included at the end of each chapter. Problems are included at the end of chapters, where they will best test the student's knowledge. ...” —IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine

Features: • Includes new chapters on capstone design in biomedical engineering and entrepreneurship • Contains new coverage of systems biology and computational biology • Supplies extensively revised and updated chapters on the emerging field of tissue engineering • Offers extensive examples and in-chapter problems A solutions manual and figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Introduction: Modeling of Physiological Processes. Cell Physiology and Transport. Principles and Biomedical Applications of Hemodynamics. A Systems Approach to Physiology. The Cardiovascular System. Biomedical Signal Processing. Signal Acquisition and Processing. Techniques for Physiological Signal Processing. Examples of Physiological Signal Processing. Principles of Biomechanics. Practical Applications of Biomechanics. Biomaterials. Principles of Biomedical Capstone Design. Unmet Clinical Needs. Entrepreneurship: Reasons why Most Good Designs Never Get to Market. An Engineering Solution in Search of a Biomedical Problem to Solve. Tissue Engineering. Future Trends in BME. Catalog no. K10621, May 2011, 540 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1232-7, $99.95 Also available as eBook

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Basic Transport Phenomena in Biomedical Engineering

Healthcare Biotechnology

Third Edition

Dimitris Dogramatzis

Ronald L. Fournier

Dogramatzis Pharmacy, Athens, Greece

University of Toledo, USA

This updated edition is ideal for junior and senior undergraduates and first-year graduate students taking courses in biotransport phenomena. Students and professionals in bioengineering and biomedical engineering, as well as other disciplines, such as chemical and mechanical engineering, physiology, biophysics, and cell biology will find this text a valuable resource. • Provides an introductory level text for students in bioengineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, and the life sciences • Presents a basic understanding of the theories of transport in biological systems and then builds on this knowledge to show real-world applications in the development and design of artificial organs, drug delivery systems, and tissue engineering • Includes numerous examples with a discussion of the numerical methods used to solve the problems • Contains an extensive bibliography of the research literature that supports the material in the text • Supplies numerous illustrations, with homework problems at the end of each chapter that provide students the opportunity to explore in greater detail the material covered in each chapter A homework solutions manual and figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption

A Practical Guide

“... The section on marketing is also particularly strong and well thought through. ... provides insight into the biotechnology business sector.” —British Journal of Biomedical Science

Focusing on the management of healthcare related biotechnology, this text is a practical guide assisting all healthcare related biotech professionals in their dayto-day activities. It contains chapters on bioeconomy, biolicensing, biofinance, biopartnering, biodrug research, biomarket planning, biopromotion, product life cycle management, and biobusiness models. Written by a well-established professional and registered pharmacist, this reference is appropriate for graduate students and industry professionals. It contains over 350 tables and figures and end-of-section problems accompany each chapter. Extensive references follow each chapter. • Provides end-of-chapter problems and appropriate essays for each subject covered • Offers a practical step-by-step guide for both graduate students and industry professionals • Offers many illustrations, including over 350 tables and figures • Contains extensive references at the end of each chapter as well as three appendices to enhance further study

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Introduction. A Review of Thermodynamic Concepts. Physical Properties of the Body Fluids and the Cell Membrane. The Physical and Flow Properties of Blood. Solute Transport in Biological Systems. Pharmacokinetic Analysis. Extracorporeal Devices. Tissue Engineering. Bioartificial Organs. Index.

The Healthcare Biotechnology Industry: Bioeconomy. Intelletual Property: Intellectual Property Management. Biolicensing. Funding: Biofinance. Biopartnering. New Product Development: Biodrug Research. Biomanufacturing. Marketing: Biomarketing planning. Biopromotion. Biopricing. Biosupply Chain. Product Life Cycle Management. Running the Business: Biobusiness models. Biosimilars Model. Biocompany Life Cycle.

Catalog no. K11304, August 2011, 483 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2670-6, $89.95 Also available as eBook

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Chemical Processing & Design

Concepts in Cereal Chemistry

Computer Methods in Chemical Engineering

Finlay MacRitchie

Nayef Ghasem

Kansas State University, Manhattan, USA

United Arab Emirates University, Al-Ain

Rather than presenting a lot of information about the field, Concepts in Cereal Chemistry stimulates critical thinking by emphasizing the important concepts related to the science. Written by distinguished researcher and teacher Dr. Finlay MacRitchie, this compact and reader-friendly book focuses mainly on cereal chemistry, but also incorporates relevant theory from the basic sciences, such as physics and genetics. This well-organized resource provides students and researchers in both academia and industry with the information they need to tackle problems likely to arise in cereal research.

This text teaches how to solve common chemical engineering unit operations. It covers chemical engineering thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, material and energy balances, mass transfer operations, reactor design, and computer applications in chemical engineering. Each chapter contains a theoretical description of process units followed by numerous examples that are solved step by step via hand calculations and computer simulation using Hysys/Unisim, PRO/II, Aspen Plus, and SuperPro Designer.

Catalog no. K11615, May 2010, 197 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3582-1 $72.95 Also available as eBook

• Helps students solve realistic problems and explore alternatives that are inaccessible via hand calculations • Covers many applications in chemical engineering, including fluid flow in pipes, pumps, and compressors; reactor design; heat exchangers; distillation; absorption; and extraction • Shows how to solve systems of equations using POLYMATH, E-Z Solve, Simulink, and gPROMS

Introduction to Biology and Biotechnology Second Edition K. Vaidyanath Osmania University, Hyderabad, India

K. Pratap Reddy M.Sc, Ph.D, Professor at Dept. of Zoology, Osmania University, Hyderabad

K. Satya Prasad M.Sc., Ph.D, Professor Botany, Osmania University

This edition focuses on sustainable development and human welfare in biology, genetics, microbial biotechnology, and molecular medicine. While written for engineers specializing in biotechnology, those in agriculture, veterinary science, and medicine, will find new information relevant to their practice. The book links biological principles to plant, animal, environmental, industrial, and medical biotechnologies, discusses concepts of genetics and molecular biology, and examines developments in the production of biopolymers, vaccines, gene therapy, bioremediation, biofuels, and biofertilizers.

• Teaches how to generate correlations for experimental data with Excel, SigmaPlot, and SYSTAT • Explains how to complete a Gantt chart using Microsoft Visio • Includes problems and references at the end of each chapter Solutions manual, figure slides, and lecture slides are available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Thermodynamics and Fluid-Phase Equilibria. Fluid Flow in Pipes, Pumps, and Compressors. Material and Energy Balance. Shell and Tube Heat Exchangers. Reactor Design. Distillation Column. Gas Absorption. Liquid–Liquid Extraction. Process Simulation. Appendices. Index. Catalog no. K12271, August 2011, 523 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-4398-4999-6 $69.95 Also available as eBook

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Chemical Processing & Design

Introduction to Process Control Second Edition Jose A. Romagnoli Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA

Ahmet Palazoglu University of California, Davis, USA

“This book contains the essential material for a first course on process control at an elementary level and I highly recommend it to instructors who [teach this] course at this level.” —Mehmet C. Camurdan, Boğaziçi University, Turkey

Introduction to Process Control, Second Edition provides a bridge between the traditional view of process control and the current, expanded role by blending conventional topics with a broader perspective of more integrated process operation, control, and information systems. Updating and expanding the content of its predecessor, this second edition addresses issues in today’s teaching of process control.

Teaching & Learning Principles • Presents a concept first followed by an example, allowing students to grasp theoretical concepts in a practical manner

Web Resource The book’s website offers a user-friendly software environment for interactively studying the examples in the text. The site contains the MATLAB® toolboxes for process control education as well as the main simulation examples from the book. Access the site through the authors’ websites at and Drawing on the authors’ combined 50 years of teaching experiences, this classroom-tested text is designed for chemical engineering students but is also suitable for industrial practitioners who need to understand key concepts of process control and how to implement them. The authors help readers see how traditional process control has evolved into an integrated operational environment used to run modern manufacturing facilities.

• Uses the same problem in each chapter, culminating in a complete control design strategy

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• Includes 50 percent more exercises

Modeling for Control


Process Analysis

• Defines the traditional and expanded roles of process control in modern manufacturing

Feedback Control

• Introduces the link between process optimization and process control (optimizing control), including the effect of disturbances on the optimal plant operation, the concepts of steadystate and dynamic backoff as ways to quantify the economic benefits of control, and how to determine an optimal transition policy during a planned production change

Multivariable Control

• Incorporates an introduction to the modern architectures of industrial computer control systems with real case studies and applications to pilot-scale operations


Model-Based Control Control in Modern Manufacturing Appendices Index Catalog no. K12554, February 2012, 643 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5486-0, $149.95 Also available as eBook

• Discusses the expanded role of process control in modern manufacturing, including model-centric technologies and integrated control systems • Integrates data processing/reconciliation and intelligent monitoring in the overall control system architecture Solutions manual and figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption

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Chemical Processing & Design New Edition of a Bestseller!

Batch Distillation Simulation, Optimal Design, and Control, Second Edition

Introduction to Green Chemistry Second Edition

Urmila Diwekar

Albert Matlack

Vishwamitra Research Institute, Clarendon Hills, Illinois, USA

University of Delaware, Newark, USA

Helping readers gain a solid, hands-on background in batch processing, the second edition of this bestseller features special sections on complex column configurations and azeotropic, extractive, and reactive distillation. It also includes a new chapter on various kinds of uncertainties in batch distillation and a new chapter describing software packages for simulation, design, optimization, and control.

In the nearly 10 years since the publication of the bestselling first edition, interest in green chemistry and clean processes has increased. Many new topics, such as fluorous biphasic catalysis, metal organic frameworks, and process intensification, have become major areas of research. In addition, government funding has ramped up the development of fuel cells and biofuels. Copiously illustrated with over 800 figures, the book takes a broad, interdisciplinary approach to the subject.

Features: • Details various operating modes as well as new configurations in batch distillation design and operation • Examines the challenges involved in a rigorous modeling of batch distillation column dynamics • Provides a hierarchy of models of varying complexity and rigor • Presents approaches for the optimal design of batch distillation columns and for dealing with uncertainties in batch distillation • Compares batch distillation columns and continuous columns • Illustrates control problems in batch distillation

Features: • Suggests effective substitutes for noxious materials • Investigates the advantages and disadvantages of using solid reagents in chemical reactions • Explores ways to streamline separation and solvent procedures • Assesses and considers how to expand the limits of biocatalysts • Promotes operations and synthesis for renewing raw materials to create more durable products and use alternative energy sources

• Discusses the analysis and synthesis of columns with complex thermodynamics and complex, unconventional column configurations

• Discusses multiple approaches for preventing on-site accidents and injuries, reducing costs, eliminating waste, and developing more efficient green solutions

• Describes three software programs for batch distillation

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• Includes many examples and homework problems A solutions manual and figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption

Introduction. Doing without Phosgene, Hydrogen Cyanide and Formaldehyde. The Chlorine Controversy. Toxic Heavy Metal Ions. Solid Catalyst and Reagents for Ease of Workup. Solid Acids and Bases. Chemical Separations. Working Without Organic Solvents. Biocatalysis and Biodiversity. Stereochemistry. Agrochemicals. Materials for a Sustainable Economy. Chemistry of Longer Wear. Chemistry of Recycling. Energy and the Environment. Population and the Environment. Environmental Economics. Greening.

Selected Contents: Introduction. Basic Modes of Operation. Column Dynamics. Simplified Models. Optimization. Complex Columns. Complex Systems. Batch Distillation Control. Consideration of Uncertainty. Batch Distillation Software Programs. Index. Catalog no. K12825, December 2011, 400 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6122-6, $159.95 Also available as eBook

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Chemical Processing & Design Chemical Reaction Engineering and Reactor Technology

Principles of Chemical Engineering Processes

Tapio O. Salmi

United Arab Emirates University, Al-Ain

Abo Akademi, Abo-Turku, Finland

Jyri-Pekka Mikkola Umea University, Sweden and Abo Akademi, Abo-Turku, Finland

Johan P. Warna Abo Akademi, Abo-Turku, Finland

The latest volume in our highly respected Chemical Industries Series, this advanced text defines the qualitative aspects that affect the selection of an industrial chemical reactor and couples various reactor models to the case-specific kinetic expressions for various chemical processes. Special attention is given to the exact formulation and derivation of mass and energy balances and numeric solutions accompany each formula. A collection of exercises and solved problems is included. Of significant value to professionals beyond the classroom, mathematical methods and numerical strategies, estimation methods for physical properties, and correlation equations are included in the appendices.

Features: • Takes a systematic approach beginning with homogeneous reactors and gradually moving toward more complicated heterogeneous systems • Demonstrates reactor equipment with detailed illustrations • Contains a rich collection of real and realistic exercises covering a number of processes, from oil refining to the development of specialty and fine chemicals • Covers both the theoretical foundation and practical issues of reactor technology

Selected Contents: Introduction. Stoichiometry and Kinetics. Homogeneous Reactors. Nonodeal Reactors: Residence Time Distributions. Catalytic Two-Phase Reactors. Catalytic Three-Phase Reactors. Gas-Liquid Reactors. Reactors for Reactive Solids. Toward New Reactor and Reaction Engineering. Chemical Reaction Engineering: Historical Remarks and Future Challenges. Exercises. Solutions to Selected Exercises. Appendices. Index.

Nayef Ghasem

Redhouane Henda Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

Written in a clear, concise style, this text provides an introduction to chemical process principles. It meets the needs of advanced undergraduates with detailed information on materials and energy balances that arise in connection to chemical reactions. With its wide coverage across the biomechanical and electromechanical fields, the book is also suitable as a reference for professional engineers. It introduces the numerical methods used to solve equations fundamental to more advanced topics. A solutions manual covering problems presented in the text and other pedagogical features are available for qualified instructors. An accompanying CD includes software and additional exercises. • Uses simple, concise language suitable for an introductory level course • Discusses calculations of potential, internal, kinetic, and enthalpy changes • Reviews biochemical and electrochemical fields • Presents end-of-chapter problems, examples, and case studies • Features a CD-ROM with educational software and additional exercises A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Introduction. Process Units and Degrees of Freedom Analysis. Material Balance in Single Unit Processes. Multiple-Unit Process Calculations. Material Balances in Reactive Processes. Multiple Systems Involve Reaction, Recycle, and Purge. Energy Balance without Reaction. Energy Balances with Reaction. Combined Material and Energy Balances. UnsteadyState Material and Energy Balances. Appendix. Index. Catalog no. 8013X, September 2008, 400 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8013-1, $107.95 Also available as eBook

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Chemical Processing & Design New Edition of a Bestseller!

Chemical and Energy Process Engineering Sigurd Skogestad NTNU, Trondheim, Norway

Written in an easy-to-read style, this textbook is intended for second year chemical engineering courses. The author, a dynamic systems expert, approaches the introductory material in a fundamental way. He provides a thorough grounding in basic mass and energy balances and highlights their importance. The pedagogic approaches in this book have been classroom-tested for a decade of semesters.

Features: • Contains appendices with additional information on thermodynamics and physical chemistry, entropy and equilibrium, and differential balances • Focuses on the general principles of material and energy balances • Covers heat exchange, compression and expansion, refrigeration processes, and thermal power • Describes how to perform hand calculations based on ideal gas and perfect mixing • Considers topics from physical chemistry and thermodynamics, including process dynamics, entropy, and thermal power • Provides a foundation for industrial process engineering calculations that can also be applied to biological processes • Includes end-of-chapter exercises A solutions manual and additional problems on the web are available upon qualified course adoption

Selected Contents: Notation, Concepts and Numbers. Derivation of Balance Equations. Mass Balances with Reaction. The Energy Balance. Heat Exchange. Compression and Expansion. Entropy and Equilibrium. Work from Heat. Mechanical Energy Balance. Chemical Reaction Engineering. Process Dynamics. Appendices. Catalog no. 8755X, August 2008, 440 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8755-0, $99.95 Also available as eBook


Heat Exchangers Selection, Rating, and Thermal Design, Third Edition Sadik Kakaç TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, Turkey

Hongtan Liu University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, USA

Anchasa Pramuanjaroenkij Kasetsart University, Chalermphrakiat Sakon Nakhon Province Campus, Thailand

This third edition of the bestselling textbook presents a systematic treatment of the selection, rating, and thermal-hydraulic design of various types of heatexchanging equipment. Explaining the fundamentals of the design method, the authors include more than 40 solved examples to illustrate their assertions regarding design and rating of heat exchangers. In addition, every chapter now includes thermal design problems that graduating undergraduate students can use in selecting capstone design projects. The book includes a new chapter on micro-heat exchangers and a revised solution manual, which is available with qualifying course adoption.

Features: • Presents end of chapter thermal design projects • Explains fundamentals of the design method very carefully and in great detail • Includes a new chapter on micro heat exchangers A solutions manual and figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Classification of Heat Exchangers. Design Methods of Heat Exchangers. Forced Convection Correlations for the Single-Phase Side of Heat Exchangers. Heat Exchanger Pressure Drop and Pumping Power. Fouling of Heat Exchangers. Double-Pipe Heat Exchangers. Design Correlations for Condensers and Evaporators. Shell-and-Tube Heat Exchangers. Compact Heat Exchangers. The Gasketed-Plate Heat Exchangers. Condensers and Evaporators. Micro Heat Exchangers. Catalog no. K12267, March 2012, 608 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4990-3, $129.95

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Chemical Processing & Design Sustainable Engineering Green Concepts, Strategies, Evaluation and Implementation

Food Process Engineering Operations

David Brennan

George D. Saravacos and Zacharias B. Maroulis

Monash University, VIC, Australia

National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece

This book introduces chemical engineering students to key concepts, strategies, and evaluation methods in sustainable process engineering. It is intended to supplement chemical engineering texts in fundamentals and design, rather than replace them. The key objectives of the book are to widen system boundaries beyond a process plant to include utility supplies, interconnected plants, wider industry sectors and entire product life cycles; identify waste and its sources in process and utility systems and adopt waste minimization strategies; broaden evaluation to include technical, economic, safety, environmental, social, and sustainability criteria and to integrate the assessments; and broaden the engineering horizon to incorporate planning, development, design, and operations.

Current textbooks on food process engineering cover mainly the traditional unit operations of fluid flow and heat transfer, with less attention paid to mass transfer and important mechanical processing operations. This textbook provides needed balance with coverage of traditional unit operations, using updated engineering properties and data, and simplified computer aided techniques. It discusses mechanical processing and novel food processes such as membrane separations, and introduces elements of food packaging operations and food process design. It examines the effects of each process on the quality, safety, and physical structure of food products.

Features: • Explores the progressive response by legislators and professionals to perceived environmental damage and the concepts of sustainability, cleaner production, and industrial ecology • Discusses waste minimization strategies for reactors and separators and wider process and utility systems • Environmental, safety, economic, and sustainability assessments • Delineates guidelines for implementing sustainable process engineering in planning, project development, design, and operations Case examples are integrated with chapter topics throughout, and defined problems that reflect current industry challenges are provided. Contexts include electricity generation, waste sulfuric acid minimization, petroleum fuel desulfurization, and byproduct hydrogen utilization. Catalog no. N10505, May 2012, 300 pp. ISBN: 978-981-4316-78-1, $149.95

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Introduction to Food Process Engineering Albert Ibarz University of Lleida, Spain

Gustavo V. BarbosaCanovas Washington State University, Pullman, USA

A basic introduction to the principles of food process engineering, this text covers the physical properties of food, traditional fluid mechanics, and heat transfer via conduction, convection, and radiation. It examines transport phenomena, momentum, energy and mass balances, as well as a new topic: macroscopic balances. Two chapters review the basic principles of physics to ensure comprehension of background material. Developed as a textbook for introductory courses in food engineering and food science programs, most chapters provide references and exercises to further understanding. Catalog no. K10455, December 2012, c. 528 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0918-1, $89.95 Also available as eBook

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Fundamentals of Microfabrication and Nanotechnology Third Edition, Three-Volume Set Marc J. Madou University of California, Irvine, USA

"… offers the widest and yet the most detailed coverage of all essential and fundamental aspects of microfabrication and nanotechnology. The author has done an excellent and remarkable job in synthesizing such diverse material under a single umbrella." —Suman Chakraborty, IIT Kharagpur, India

"Once again, Professor Madou has made an incredible contribution to the MEMS/NEMS global community in writing this series of books." —Nico de Rooij, Director, Institute of Microengineering, EPFL, Switzerland

."… [the new 3-volume format] has the potential to become a "classic" just like the one-volume predecessor… very good for teaching!" —Jorg P. Kutter, Technical University of Denmark

Thoroughly revised and updated, this perennial bestseller lays the foundation for comprehensive theoretical and practical understanding of MEMS and NEMS. Expanded to three volumes to reflect substantial growth in the field, the first volume offers a rigorous theoretical treatment of micro- and nanosciences, and includes sections on solid-state physics, quantum mechanics, crystallography, and fluidics. The second volume presents a very large set of manufacturing techniques for micro- and nanofabrication and covers different forms of lithography, material removal processes, and additive technologies. The third volume focuses on manufacturing techniques and applications of Bio-MEMS and Bio-NEMS. Illustrated in color throughout, this seminal work also provides a cogent instructional text, with worked-out examples and end-of-chapter problems. The author characterizes and defines major research areas and illustrates them with examples culled from the most recent literature and from his own work.


Features: • Features recent developments in nano- and micromanufacturing techniques, DNA and protein arrays, fluidics, photonics, and actuators • Provides theoretical foundation for understanding the science behind MEMS and NEMS • Explores the latest manufacturing techniques, including rapid prototyping and a wide variety of novel nanomanufacturing approaches • Offers thorough coverage of Bio-MEMS and Bio-NEMS • Contains color illustrations, worked-out example problems, and end-of-chapter problems Solutions manual, PowerPoint® lecture slides, and electronic figure files available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Volume 1: Historical Note: The Ascent of Silicon, MEMS, and NEMS. Crystallography. Quantum Mechanics and the Band Theory of Solids. Silicon Single Crystal Is Still King. Photonics. Fluidics. Electrochemical and Optical Analytical Techniques. Volume 2: Lithography. Pattern Transfer with Subtractive Techniques. Pattern Transfer with Additive Techniques. Volume 3: From Traditional Manufacturing to Nanotechnology. Scaling Laws, Actuators, and Power and Brains in Miniature Devices. Catalog no. 3180, August 2011, 1992 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-3180-0, $249.95

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MEMS & NEMS From MEMS to Bio-MEMS and Bio-NEMS Manufacturing Techniques and Applications This text details manufacturing techniques applicable to bio-nanotechnology. After reviewing MEMS techniques, materials, and modeling, the author covers nanofabrication, genetically engineered proteins, artificial cells, nanochemistry, and self-assembly. He also discusses scaling laws in MEMS and NEMS, actuators, fluidics, and power and brains in miniature devices. He concludes with coverage of various MEMS and NEMS applications. • Focuses on applications of NEMS and MEMS • Covers scaling laws, actuators, and fluidics • Discusses top-down and bottom-up manufacturing methods • Explains how to use nature as a guide • Includes end-of-chapter problems as well as worked-out problems within the text • Contains color illustrations throughout, extensive references for further reading, and a comprehensive glossary of terms Catalog no. 5516X, June 2011, 650 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4200-5516-0, $99.95 Also available as eBook

Solid-State Physics, Fluidics, and Analytical Techniques in Micro- and Nanotechnology This text covers all aspects of solid state physics behind nanotechnology and science. After exploring the rise of Si, MEMS, and NEMS in a historical context, the author discusses crystallography, quantum mechanics, the band theory of solids, and the silicon single crystal. He concludes with coverage of photonics, the quantum hall effect, and superconductivity. • Lays the foundation for a qualitative and quantitative theoretical understanding of MEMS and NEMS • Presents the electronic, mechanical, and optical properties of solids that are used in integrated circuits, MEMS, and NEMS • Covers quantum mechanics, electrochemistry, fluidics, and photonics • Includes end-of-chapter problems and worked-out problems within the text Catalog no. 55119, June 2011, 656 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4200-5511-5, $99.95 Also available as eBook

Manufacturing Techniques for Microfabrication and Nanotechnology This book focuses on emerging trends in processes for fabricating MEMS and NEMS devices. Both top-down and bottom-up fabrication processes are exhaustively covered and the merits of the different approaches are compared. Readers should use this color volume as a guide to help establish the appropriate fabrication technique for any type of micro- or nano-machine. • Reviews different forms of lithography, detailing those that differ most from the miniaturization processes used to fashion integrated circuits • Explores gas and vapor phase dry etching processes including chemical, physical, and chemical-physical • Discusses thermal removing techniques where thermal energy, provided by a heat source, melts and/or vaporizes material from the work piece • Covers additive forming processes where materials are added, usually in a selective manner, to a work-piece or a device under construction • Includes end-of-chapter problems, worked examples, and 625 color illustrations Catalog no. 55194, June 2011, 670 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4200-5519-1, $99.95 Also available as eBook

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Introduction to BioMEMS Albert Folch University of Washington, Seattle, USA

“… a monumental achievement which brings an authoritative and comprehensive account to the rapidly growing, multidisciplinary field of BioMEMS. … students will find this book fascinating.” —Mehmet Toner, Helen Andrus Benedict Professor of Bioengineering, Harvard Medical School

“ … a visual feast of images that lead to a comprehensive understanding of many complex concepts … an outstanding text for advanced undergraduates and graduate students …” —Dr. Fawwaz Habbal, Harvard University

“An excellent, easy-to-ready textbook for everyone who wants to obtain a fundamental understanding of BioMEMS technology and get inspired about micro/nano bioengineering.” —Professor Nikos Chronis, University of Michigan

“… the author has made the material very accessible and clear … . I definitely recommend this textbook for bioengineering students.” —Professor Karen C. Cheung, University of British Columbia

Providing a fundamental introduction to the use of micro-electromechanical techniques for the design and fabrication of biomedical devices, this work discusses miniaturization through optical, fluidic, biological, and/or nanoscale methods. It begins with basic microfabrication techniques and the micropatterning of biomolecules, polymers, and cells. It then discusses microfluidic, lab-on-a-chip, and cell-based approaches. The author also covers cell biology, tissue engineering, implants and sensors, and emerging applications, such as microfluidics foundries, plug-and-play devices, and self-assembled nanodevices. The text includes text boxes for definitions, design challenges, and reading assignments.


Features: • Presents information in a clear, easy-to-follow style, building from micropatteming to microfluidics, cell-based technologies, tissue microengineering, and implantable systems • Covers a broad range of devices, such as those that measure neuronal signals, molecular diffusion in small fluidic channels, and high-throughput gene expression • Explores bioMEMS in systems biology, biomimetic microsystems, brain-on-a-chip, and other cutting-edge topics • Uses text boxes side-by-side with the main text to briefly introduce readers to any specialized terminology • Incorporates design challenges, reading assignments, and discussion points in each chapter

Selected Contents: How Do We Make Small Things? Micropatterning of Biomolecules, Polymers, and Cells Microfluidics Molecular Biology on a Chip Cell-Based Chips for Biotechnology BioMEMS for Cell Biology Tissue Microengineering Microfabricated Implants and Sensors Frontiers of BioMEMS Catalog no. K10966, May 2012, c. 520 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1839-8, $89.95 Also available as eBook

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Bio & Renewable Energy

Principles of Sustainable Energy Frank Kreith Professor Emeritus, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA

Jan F. Kreider Kreider & Associates, Boulder, Colorado, USA

“… examines the practical issues surrounding energy efficiency, and renewable energy concepts and systems. And a more appropriate author for such a work could not be found … combines the expertise earned from decades of practical and scholarly research with the most up-to-date analysis of the energy scene.” —From the Foreword by Dan E. Arvizu, President, Alliance for Sustainable Energy, and Manager and Operator of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Features: • Presents new material on wind and biomass energies • Provides updated information on solar energy • Includes examples and end-of-chapter problems that use international data to reinforce ideas

Selected Contents: Introduction to Sustainable Energy

Written by renowned expert Frank Kreith, the book emphasizes economics as well as energy return on investment analyses for each technology. It integrates the need for energy conservation with the overall aspects of building a sustainable energy system with renewable sources. The author covers energy storage in depth, as it is considered one of the most important, and problematic, requirements for building a sustainable renewable energy system. Treatments of the economics of nuclear power and options for transportation systems are also included.

Economics of Energy Generation and Conservation Systems

The book contains worked-out example problems illustrating engineering analyses from a systems perspective and problem sets to reinforce concepts and applications. Examples and exercises relating to solar energy systems cover latitudes in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres and use current worldwide solar radiation data. But this text is not merely academic: its clearheaded look at the energy picture from the ground up, and the environmental, economic, and sustainability benefits that renewable energy systems can provide, make it a resource for government and industry as well as a text for engineering students.

Ocean Energy Conversion

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Wind Energy Capturing Solar Energy through Biomass Fundamentals of Solar Radiation Photovoltaics Solar Heating and Cooling of Buildings Solar Process Heat and Thermal Power Passive Solar Heating, Cooling, and Daylighting Energy Storage Transportation Index

Catalog no. K10742, December 2010, 895 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1407-9, $125.95 Also available as eBook


Bio & Renewable Energy Biomass to Renewable Energy Processes Edited by

Introduction to Renewable Energy

Jay Cheng

Vaughn Nelson

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA

West Texas A&M University, Canyon, USA

"This volume is a major achievement for its coverage of the production and implementation of biologically based resources, and related principles and technologies. Cheng is an expert in bioprocessing and environmental engineering … Summing Up: Recommended."

A comprehensive overview of renewable energy, this textbook covers energy sources, resource assessment, and applications. It includes chapters on solar thermal energy, photovoltaics, concentrating collectors, wind energy, geothermal energy, and biomass energy, as well as water energy through mini hydro, ocean waves, tides, and currents. The text discusses large and small systems for generation of electricity, including village power. It also examines institutional issues such as policies, legislation, regulations, and environmental issues, and considers economic analyses of the different renewable energies. It includes end-of-chapter questions.


• Covers the fundamental principles and variety of applications involved in converting biomass into energy through biological, chemical, and thermal processes • Examines the economic considerations of converting biomass into renewable energy • Summarizes organic and carbohydrate chemistry concepts followed by a discussion of the structure and chemistry of different types of biomass • Discusses the steps of a biomass supply chain and considerations that must be addressed when designing a logistics network

• Covers all the major technologies and types of renewable energy • Addresses the economic considerations and life cycle analyses for implementing alternative energy systems • Explains environmental policies, standards, and incentives

• Describes a multitude of biomass sources, from waste matter to crops, and the chemistry associated with each

• Contains appendix material explaining how population growth relates to energy consumption and currently available finite natural resources

• Includes end-of-chapter problems to build a quantitative understanding of the biological and chemical processes involved Solutions manual available upon qualifying course adoption

• Includes end-of-chapter questions Solutions manual and figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents:

Introduction. Energy. Sun. Heat Transfer and Storage. Solar Heating and Cooling. Photovoltaics. Concentrating Solar Power. Solar Systems. Wind Energy. Bioenergy. Geothermal Energy. Water. Storage. Institutional Issues. Economics. Appendix. Index.

Introduction. Biomass Chemistry. Biomass Resources. Biomass Logistics. Kinetics and Microbiology of Biological Processes. Anaerobic Digestion for Biogas Production. Biological Process for Ethanol Production. Biological Process for Butanol Production. Chemical Conversion Process for Biodiesel Production. Thermochemical Conversion of Biomass to Power and Fuels. Index.

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Catalog no. K11553, April 2011, 408 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3449-7, $99.95 Also available as eBook

Catalog no. 9517X, December 2009, 517 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9517-3, $107.95 Also available as eBook


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Bio & Renewable Energy

Introduction to Biofuels

Applied Energy

David M. Mousdale

An Introduction

Beocarta Ltd., Glasgow, Scotland

Mohammad Omar Abdullah

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series

Providing complete coverage of biofuels, this new textbook discusses the multidisciplinary study of bioenergy and the potential for replacing fossil fuels in the coming decades. Presenting numerous examples throughout the text, this book explores key technologies, including biotechnology and genetic reprogramming of microorganisms. The author also examines the future of chemistry from a broad perspective, addressing the economic, social, and environmental issues that are extremely important to any study of bioenergy as a route to sustainable development. This new textbook provides complete coverage of biofuels. The book explores key technologies that include biotechnology and genetic reprogramming of microorganisms. The author also examines the future of chemistry, addressing the economic, social, and environmental issues that are of major importance in any study of bioenergy as a route to sustainable development. • Provides a broad perspective on biofuels • Covers biochemical processes • Describes social and economic constraints • Presents numerous examples

Selected Contents: Ethanol as the Leading "First-Generation" Biofuel. Cellulosic Ethanol as a "Second-Generation" Biofuel. Microbiology of Cellulosic Ethanol Production I: Yeasts. Microbiology of Cellulosic Ethanol Production II: Bacteria. Biochemical Engineering of Cellulosic Ethanol. The Economics of Fuel Ethanol. Advanced Biofuels: The Widening Portfolio of Alternatives to Ethanol. Chemically Produced Biofuels. Sustainability of Biofuels Production. Biofuels as Products of Integrated Bioprocesses (Biorefineries). Catalog no. K10607, July 2010, 455 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1207-5, $125.95

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Universiti Malaysia Sarawak

Focusing on renewable energy technologies, energy conversion, and conservation and the energy industry, this volume discusses energy applications in smallmedium enterprises, solar energy, hydro and wind energy, nuclear energy, hybrid energy, and energy sustainability issues. The author lists the key aspects of applied energy and related studies, taking a questionbased approach to the material that is useful for both undergraduate students and to postgraduates who want a broad overview of energy conversion. In addition to illustrations, the text contains numerous worked examples, case studies, and homework problems. • Provides a simple yet comprehensive overview of energy conversion • Lists key aspects of applied energy and related studies • Adopts a question-based approach • Guides students through each topic with worked examples, case studies, and homework problems Solutions manual and figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Introduction to Applied Energy. Energy Industry and Energy Applications in Small - Medium Enterprises (SME) Industries. Energy Sources and Supply. Energy Management and Analysis. Energy Saving Technologies and Methods. Energy from Fossil Fuels Versus Alternative Energy. Solar Energy and Electromechanical Energy Conversion. Hydro Energy and Wind Energy. Nuclear Energy and Energy from Biomass. Hybrid Energy. Other Energy Conversion Methods. Some Applied Energy Related Issues. Catalog no. K13278, July 2012 ISBN: 978-1-4398-7157-7, $109.95 Also available as eBook


Mass Transfer Computational Transport Phenomena for Engineering Analyses Richard C. Farmer, Ralph W. Pike, Gary C. Cheng, and Yen-Sen Chen Bringing together a wealth of professional and instructional experience, this textbook stresses a problem-solving approach that incorporates a reliance on the Computational Fluid Dymanics Code (CFD). It presents one code at a time so that students are better able to understand the technique. The book includes an appendix with problems and cases. Access to CTP code is provided and examples are available online. • Explores all aspects of computational analysis through the use of one complete set of computational tools • Demonstrates transport phenomena with a series of examples ranging from basic empirical to complete numerical analysis • Provides sample grids and gridding to help chemical engineering students become more familiar with the topic • Includes an appendix with problems and cases, emphasizing a real-world approach to learning

Selected Contents: Computational Transport Phenomena. The Equations of Change. Physical Properties. Turbulence Modeling Concepts. Other Turbulence Models. Computational Coordinates and Conservation Laws. Numerical Methods for Solving Governing Equations. The CTP Code. Multiphase Phenomena. Closure. APPENDIX A: Grid Stencils and Example Problems. APPENDIX B: Rudiments of Vector and Tensor Analysis. APPENDIX C: Fortran Primer. Index. Catalog no. 67567, June 2009, 530 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6756-9, $145.95 Also available as eBook

Transport Phenomena Fundamentals Second Edition Joel Plawsky Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, USA

This text provides a unified treatment of heat, mass, and momentum transport based on a balance equation approach. The first part of the book takes students through the balance equation in the context of diffusive transport. The second half builds upon the balance equation description of diffusive transport by introducing convective transport terms, focusing on partial rather than ordinary differential equations. A series of example modules are provided online on the author’s website, which is designed to be a living component of the course.

Features: • Uses finite element methods as a tool for enhanced understanding • Covers how to analyze computer-based solutions to check for validity • Incorporates momentum, heat, mass, and charge transport • Explains the mathematics behind the description of the phenomena and the development of the equations A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Introductory Concepts. Fluxes, Gradients, and Transport Properties. Transport Properties of Materials. One-Dimensional, Steady-State, Diffusive Transport. Generation. Accumulation. Conservative Transport and WavesTransport Enhancement Using Extended Surfaces. Multidimensional Effects, Potential Functions, and Fields. Convective Transport – Microscopic Balances. Macroscopic/Engineering Balances. Convective Transport on a Flat Plate. Convective Transport: Systems with Curvature. Turbulent Boundary Layers. Radiative Transport. Nomenclature. Catalog no. 62336, September 2009, 857 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6233-5, $129.95 Also available as eBook


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Mass Transfer Mass Transfer and Separation Processes

Microscale and Nanoscale Heat Transfer

Principles and Applications, Second Edition

Fundamentals and Engineering Applications

Diran Basmadjian

Choondal B. Sobhan

University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

National Institute of Technology, Calicut, India

This thoroughly updated second edition presents a highly thoughtful and instructive introduction to sophisticated material. It teaches mass transfer and separation processes as unique though related entities.

G.P. "Bud" Peterson

Features: • Avoids more complex separation processes • Places a greater emphasis on the art of simplifying assumptions • Conveys a greater sense of scale with the inclusion of numerous photos of actual installations • Keeps the math rigorous yet accessible

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA

Compiling the most relevant findings from the vast amount of literature available, along with the authors’ own research results, this text provides a useful treatise on the principal concepts and practical design engineering aspects of heat transfer. It describes all modes of heat transfer, including phase change and two-phase flow, and compares the methods and observations related to size-affected domains with conventional heat transfer analyses. Emphasizing engineering applications, the book covers micro heat exchangers and pipes as well as microchannel heat sinks.

The book explores essential principles and reinforces the concepts with classical and contemporary illustrations drawn from the engineering, environmental, and biological sciences. The theories of heat conduction and transfer are utilized not so much to draw analogies but rather to make fruitful use of existing solutions not seen in other texts on the subject. The text fills a void in traditional chemical engineering literature by providing access to the principles and working practices that allow mass transfer theory to be applied to separation processes.


Selected Contents:

• Compiles findings from the vast amount of literature available, along with the authors’ own research results

Some Basic Notions: Rates of Mass Transport. Modeling Mass Transport: The Mass Balances. Diffusion Through Gases, Liquids, and Solids. More About Diffusion: Transient Diffusion and Diffusion with Reaction. More About Mass Transfer Coefficients. Phase Equilibria. Staged Operations: The Equilibrium Stage. Continuous-Contact Operations. Simultaneous Heat and Mass Transfer. Catalog no. 51598, April 2007, 512 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-5159-9, $104.95

• Compares the methods and observations related to size-affected domains with conventional heat transfer analyses • Describes all modes of heat transfer, including phase change and two-phase flow • Emphasizes engineering applications, such as micro heat exchangers and pipes as well as microchannel heat sinks

• Includes worked-out examples that illustrate how to apply the results of heat transfer analysis to practical design problems

Selected Contents: Preface. Introduction to Microscale Heat Transfer. Microscale Heat Conduction. Fundamentals of Microscale Convection. Engineering Applications of Microscale Convective Heat Transfer. Microscale Radiative Heat Transfer. Nanoscale Thermal Phenomena. Numerical Examples. Index. Catalog no. 7307, June 2008, 440 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-7307-7, $107.95 Also available as eBook

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Energy, Fuels & Petrochemicals

Petroleum Reservoir Rock and Fluid Properties Abhijit Y. Dandekar University of Alaska, Fairbanks, USA

“…a very full and solid work that is bound to stand as a reliable textbook for the students … enormously immediate on-the-spot reference.” —Current Engineering Practice, Vol. 48, No. 5-6

Features: • Illustrates laboratory set-ups with detailed schematics • Explains Darcy’s law, imbibition, drainage, steady state and unsteady state relative permeability, and Corey exponents • Highlights irreducible water saturation and wettability from the perspective of formation of petroleum reservoirs as well as laboratory studies • Covers the practical utility of capillary pressure and relative permeability data • Describes black oils, volatile oils, gas condensates, wet gases, and dry gases • Explains constant composition expansion, constant volume depletion, differential liberation, composite liberation, separator tests

Selected Contents: Introduction. Preamble to Petroleum Reservoir Rock Properties. Porosity. Absolute Permeability. Mechanical and Electrical Properties of Reservoir Rocks. Fluid Saturations. Interfacial Tension and Wettability. Capillary Pressure. Relative Permeability. Introduction to Petroleum Reservoir Fluids. Introduction to Phase Behavior. Phase Behavior of Petroleum Reservoir Fluids. Sampling of Petroleum Reservoir Fluids. Compositional Analysis of Petroleum Reservoir Fluids. PVT Analysis and Reservoir Fluid Properties. Vapor Liquid Equilibria. Properties of Formation Waters. Catalog no. 3043, February 2006, 486 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-3043-8, $115.95

Petroleum Refining Technology and Economics, Fifth Edition James H. Gary Colorado School of Mines, Golden, USA

Glenn E. Handwerk Consulting Chemical Engineer, Golden, Colorado, USA

Mark J. Kaiser Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA

Written by experts with both academic and professional experience, this textbook features updated data and addresses changes in refinery feedstocks, product distribution, and processing requirements resulting from federal and state legislation. Providing a detailed overview of integrated fuels refinery, it discusses each major refining process, including feedstock preparation, operating costs, catalysts, yields, finished product properties, and economics.

Features: • Updates equipment cost, data, catalyst, chemical, and energy requirements for each process unit • Discusses product specification and new environmental regulations that will affect them • Examines crude oil properties and how they relate to refinery operations and processing costs • Covers the process operations of integrated refineries and the methods to meet air and water quality standards • Contains end-of-chapter problems and an ongoing case study

Selected Contents: Introduction. Refinery Products. Refinery Feedstocks. Crude Distillation. Coking and Thermal Processes. Catalytic Cracking. Catalytic Hydrocracking. Hydroprocessing and Resid Processing. Hydrotreating. Catalytic Reforming and Isomerization. Alkylation and Polymerization. Product Blending. Supporting Processes. Refinery Economics and Planning. Lubricating Oil Blending Stocks. Petrochemical Feedstocks. Additives Production from Refinery Feedstocks. Cost Estimation. Economic Evaluation. Appendices. Index. Catalog no. 7038, March 2007, 488 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-7038-0, $99.95


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General References Technical Writing A Practical Guide for Engineers and Scientists

A First Course in Differential Equations, Modeling, and Simulation

Phillip A. Laplante

Carlos A. Smith and Scott W. Campbell

The Pennsylvania State University, Malvern, USA

University of South Florida, Tampa, USA

Written by a renowned engineer and widely published technical author, this guide enables readers to write, edit, and publish materials of a technical nature, including books, articles, reports, and electronic media. Complementing the traditional writer’s reference manuals and other books on technical writing, it helps readers understand the practical considerations in writing technical content. Drawing on his own work, the author presents many first-hand examples of writing, editing, and publishing technical materials.

Emphasizing a practical approach for engineers and scientists, this text avoids overly theoretical explanations and shows readers how differential equations are derived by applying basic physical principles and experimental observations to engineering systems. This resource also covers classical methods for obtaining the analytical solution of differential equations and Laplace transforms. In addition, the authors discuss how these equations describe mathematical systems and how to use software to solve sets of equations in which analytical solutions cannot be determined. Numerical values are provided in all examples and problems.

Features: • Offers precise, hands-on coverage of technical writing • Complements the traditional writer’s reference manuals and other books on technical writing • Includes a number of personal anecdotes and historical stories that serve as real-world examples of technical writing • Explores the various avenues for publishing your work • Explains how to write for blogs, social networks, and other e-media • Incorporates at least one figure, table, graphic, bullet list, or equation on most pages

Selected Contents: The Nature of Technical Writing. Technical Writing Basics. The Writing Process. Scientific Writing. Business Communications. Technical Reporting. Using Graphical Elements. Publishing Your Work. Writing for E-Media. Writing with Collaborators. Glossary. Index. Catalog no. K11106, July 2011, 250 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-4398-2085-8 $39.95 Also available as eBook

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Features: • Teaches how to model engineering systems • Reviews the necessary physics material • Explores how to obtain the analytical solution of differential equations using actual physical systems • Discusses how the roots of the characteristic equation provide the qualitative nature of the response of any systems • Explains how to use simulation software • Provides numerical values in all examples and problems A solutions manual and figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption.

Selected Contents: Introduction. Objects in a Gravitational Field. Classical Solutions of Ordinary Linear Differential Equations. Laplace Transforms. Mechanical Systems: Translational. Mechanical Systems: Rotational. Mass Balances. Thermal Systems. Electrical Systems. Numerical Simulation. Index. Catalog no. K12318, May 2011, 345 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5087-9, $89.95 Also available as eBook


General References Advanced Engineering Mathematics with MATLAB® Third Edition Dean G. Duffy Former Instructor, US Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, USA

Random Phenomena Fundamentals of Probability and Statistics for Engineers Babatunde A. Ogunnaike University of Delaware, Newark, USA

“… The text accommodates two general tracks: the differential equations course, and the engineering mathematics course. Duffy’s career included 25 years with NASA at the Goddard Space Flight Center (until 2005), and he taught for many years at the US Naval Academy and the US Military Academy.”

“… I recommend this textbook with full confidence … The big plus about this text is the variety and large amount of review questions, exercises, and application problems that the author provides, which in my opinion is crucial to the understanding of the theoretical concepts.”

—SciTech Book News, February 2011

—Walid K. Sharabati, The American Statistician, August 2011

Features: • Implements numerical methods using MATLAB® • Takes into account the increasing use of probabilistic methods in engineering and the physical sciences • Includes many updated examples, exercises, and projects drawn from the scientific and engineering literature • Draws on the author’s many years of experience as a practitioner and instructor • Gives answers to odd-numbered problems in the back of the book • Offers downloadable MATLAB code at Solutions manual available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Introduction. Complex Variables. First-Order Ordinary Differential Equations. Higher-Order Ordinary Differential Equations. Fourier Series. The Fourier Transform. The Laplace Transform. The ZTransform. The Hilbert Transform. The Sturm–Liouville Problem. The Wave Equation. The Heat Equation. Laplace’s Equation. Green’s Functions. Vector Analysis. Linear Algebra. Probability. Random Processes. Answers to the OddNumbered Problems. Index. Catalog no. K10835, October 2010, 1105 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1624-0, $115.95 Also available as eBook

“... offers many unique features in a crowded field of statistics books for engineers. ... core concepts are written in an easy-to-understand format and students from various engineering disciplines can easily follow the theoretical concepts presented.” —Technometrics, August 2011

Catalog no. 44974, September 2009, 1056 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-4497-3, $139.95 Also available as eBook

MATLAB® with Applications to Engineering, Physics and Finance David Baez-Lopez Universidad de las Américas, Puebla, Mexico

This book explains how to perform complex mathematical tasks with MATLAB® programs. The author first describes simple functions such as differentiation, integration, and plotting. He then addresses advanced topics, including programming, producing executables, publishing results directly from MATLAB programs, and creating graphical user interfaces. The text also presents examples of Simulink® for system modeling and simulation. It explores the use of MATLAB in digital signal processing, chemical and food engineering, astronomy, optics, financial derivatives, and much more. MATLAB examples and programs can be downloaded from the book’s website and a solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption. Catalog no. K10356, October 2009, 426 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0697-5, $87.95


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