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The Basics of Oil Spill Cleanup, Second Edition

by CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group

Constant media attention on oil spills has created global awareness of their risks and the damage they do. Often under-reported is the average cost of the cleanup - often as high as $200 per liter of oil spilled. Oil is a necessity in today´s industrial society, and since our dependence on it is not likely to and any time soon, we will continue to ...;

50 Years of Polymer Testing

by Smithers Rapra

Since the beginning of the rubber and plastics industries, an essential requirement has been that the materials and the products are tested for quality control, to establish their fitness for purpose and to provide design data. This book gives a unique personal account of the developments in the technology of physical testing of polymers and of ...;

Constructed Wetlands for the Treatment of Landfill Leachates

by Amazon.com

Constructed wetlands are proving to be the best natural treatment system for landfill leachates. Most of the contaminants in landfill leachates are degraded in treatment wetlands. Potential for long-term sustainability and significant cost savings are attractive features of this eco-technology. Documentation of the experience in this use of ...;

Applied Hydraulic Transients: For Hydropower Plants and Pumping Stations

by CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group

The book treats the problem of transient hydraulic computation, for hydroelectric plants and pumping stations, especially by numerical methods and consists of the following chapters: The waterhammer phenomenon in hydraulic systems under pressure; Experimental results concerning the waterhammer; Protection of pumping stations against waterhammer; ...;

API RP 11V2 Standard for Exploration & Production

by American Petroleum Institute (API)

Test site recommendations (Section 3): This section outlines the equipment needed for testing valves to determine the following:Valve flow coefficients (Cv).Pressure drop ratio factor (Xt).Gas-lift valve performance curves.Gas-lift valve probe tests (Section 4): This test method is outlined for determining the stem travel as pressure is appl;

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