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Fuels, Energy, and the Environment

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by Ghazi A. Karim
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Fuels, Energy, and the Environment by Ghazi A. Karim

The need for cleaner, sustainable energy continues to drive engineering research, development, and capital projects. Recent advances in combustion science and technology, including sophisticated diagnostic and control equipment, have enabled engineers to improve fuel processes and systems and reduce the damaging effects of fuels on the environment. With an emphasis on how fuels and combustion impact economic and environmental interests, Fuels, Energy, and the Environment offers an up-to-date and balanced overview of the whole field of fuel science and technology. Accessible to undergraduate and graduate students as well as practicing engineers, the text focuses on energy supplies, fuel efficiency, and environmental challenges. Using relatively simple language, the book explores the composition and combustion characteristics of a wide range of fuels becoming available worldwide. It examines the dependence on combustion devices for the exploitation of various fuel resources for producing heat and power as well as the need to increase the efficiency of energy production and use. The text also addresses the negative impact on the environment from fuel-consuming devices and activities associated with fuel and energy applications, exploring measures/equipment to control emissions and improve the performance of burners and fuel-consuming appliances.

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Ebook Details
Pages: 361
Size: 11.6 MB
Publisher: CRC Press
Date published:   2012
ISBN: 9781466510180 (DRM-PDF)

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Nonfiction > Technology > Environmental
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Nonfiction > Technology > Engineering > Mechanical
Nonfiction > Technology > Power Resources > Fossil Fuels
Nonfiction > Technology > Environmental
Nonfiction > Science > Energy

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