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    Essential Environment 34th Edition A Comprehensive Guide to UK and EU Environmental Protection Legislation

    ILM Publications has published the 34th Edition of Essential Environment in partnership with Environmental Protection UK. Essential Environment (formerly the Pollution Control Handbook) is the comprehensive guide to UK and EU environmental protection legislation. Written in clear, simple language, the 2012 Essential Environment handbook cuts ...

  • Power Plant Surveillance and Diagnostics

    This edited book is directed primarily to the discussion of the most recent developments and on-going research related to all areas pertaining to plant surveillance and diagnosis. The secondary aim of this book is to identify the successful applications of already well-settled methodological tools in the field. It will highlight advantages of ...

  • Power Plant Air Pollutant Control “Mega” Symposium 2008: CD Proceedings

    The seventh MEGA Symposium, held in Baltimore, MD, August 25-28, 2008, showcased the latest development and operational experience regarding power plant air emissions. This internationally popular event featured state-of-the-art methods for reducing SOx, NOx, particulate, mercury, and toxics emissions from fossil-fueled boilers, as well as carbon ...

  • Power Plant Instrumentation for Measurement of High-Purity Water Quality

    The publication presents techniques employing various methods of measurement, such as ion chromatography, atomic absorption, specific ion electrode, ion exchange columns, electrical conductivity, a gravimetric method, differential pulse polarography and others. Discussions on methods of sampling, desired point of sampling, and other details are ...

  • Carbon Dioxide Removal from Coal-Fired Power Plants

    To diminish the threat of a rapidly changing climate, emissions of CO2 should be reduced. One way to reduce these emissions is CO2 removal -- the recovery of carbon dioxide from energy conversion processes and storage outside the atmosphere. This book, authored by one of the pioneers in this field, gives an extensive description of three ...

  • Manual on Coating and Lining Methods for Cooling Water Systems in Power Plants

    The only book of its kind to address coating technology specifically for power plant applications and their unique problems. This single volume contains the latest information on: • Corrosion and erosion problems • Remedies • Inspection • Testing • Case histories • Degradation of equipment • Design tools to ...

  • Osmotic Power: A Primer

    It’s still very early, but interest is growing in technologies to make electricity from osmosis. Osmotic-power technologies capture energy created when salt water and fresh water mix, a process that happens naturally in deltas and estuaries around the world. But can these technologies overcome efficiency, cost and scale-up challenges quickly ...

  • Biochemical Mechanisms of Detoxification in Higher Plants

    Plants play a key role in purifying the biosphere of the toxic effects of industrial activity. This book shows how systematic application of the results of investigations into the metabolism of xenobiotics (foreign, often toxic substances) in plants could make a vastly increased contribution to planetary well-being. Deep physiological knowledge ...

  • Defining and Assessing Adverse Environmental Impact from Power Plant Impingement and Entrainment of Aquatic Organisms: Symposium in Conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society, 2001, in Phoenix, Arizona, USA

    The U.S. Clean Water Act calls for the minimization of adverse environmental impact at cooling water intake structures. To facilitate an exchange of information among all stakeholders in the issue, the Electric Power Research Institute organized a national symposium in 2001 to discuss the meaning of adverse environmental impact and methods for its ...

  • Mixed Oxide Fuel (MOX) Exploitation and Destruction in Power Reactors

    MOX fuel, a mixture of weapon-grade plutonium and natural or depleted uranium, may be used to deplete a portion of the world's surplus of weapon-grade plutonium. A number of reactors currently operate in Europe with one-third MOX cores, and others are scheduled to begin using MOX fuels in both Europe and Japan in the near future. While Russia ...

  • Forklift Fundamentals: Get The Facts (Video)

    Covers powered industrial trucks, power plant inspections and equipment inspections.This program will familiarize your workers with the basics of safe forklift practices and will help your company comply with OSHA's Powered Industrial Truck Standard (1910.178). It covers: powered industrial trucks power plant inspections equipment ...

  • Forklift Fundamentals: Get The Facts (DVD)

    Covers powered industrial trucks, power plant inspections and equipment inspections.This program will familiarize your workers with the basics of safe forklift practices and will help your company comply with OSHA's Powered Industrial Truck Standard (1910.178). It covers: powered industrial trucks power plant inspections equipment inspectionsAdded ...

  • Uncertainty in Wastewater Treatment Design and Operation

    Scientific and Technical Report No. 21 Uncertainty in Wastewater Treatment Design and Operation aims to facilitate the transition of the wastewater profession to the probabilistic use of simulators with the associated benefits of being better able to take advantage of opportunities and manage risk. There is a paradigm shift taking place in the ...

  • Safer Complex Industrial Environments: A Human Factors Approach

    Safety management must be proactive as well as reactive and in complex industrial systems preparedness requires a sophisticated understanding of human factors as they relate to the functional characteristics of socio-technology systems. With a particular focus on nuclear power plants in Japan, this book provides a state-of-the-art account on how ...

  • Auctions in the Electricity Market

    Electricity is an essential commodity traded at power exchanges. Its price is very volatile within a day and over the year. This raises questions about the efficiency of the trading rules. The author develops a non-cooperative auction model analyzing the bidding behavior of producers at power exchanges. Producers are limited by the production ...

  • Uranium in the Environment

    This book presents the results from the Uranium Mining and Hydrogeology Congress held in September 2005, in Freiberg, Germany. It addresses scientists and engineers involved in the areas of uranium mining and milling sites, clean-up measures, emissions of nuclear power plants and radioactive waste disposal, as well as political decision-makers.The ...

  • Directory & Atlas of Non-Hazardous Waste Sites

    This is the only directory of its kind and is the most up-to-date and comprehensive facility database of over 7,400 waste processing and disposal facilities across the US. Comprehensive industry data at your fingertipsThe Directory & Atlas of Non-Hazardous Waste Sites is a powerful research and analysis tool that provides you with up-to-date ...

  • Arsenic and Arsenic Compounds

    This book evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by arsenic and arsenic compounds. Arsenic is widely distri-buted in the earth's crust and is emitted into the atmosphere by coal-fired power generation plants and volcanic activity. Inorganic arsenic of geological origin is found in groundwater used as drinking-water in ...

  • Treatment of cooling water

    Many cooling systems use water as cooling medium. They are found in public buildings, industrial production systems or power plants. Almost every cooling system using water is degraded by deposition, corrosion and microbiological fouling.This book identifies the whole bunch of problems due to water cooling systems and proposes specific solutions ...

  • ASTM Standards For Protective Coating Application And Inspection (CD-ROM)

    Get the latest research on protective coating application and inspection for the nuclear power industry, specifically power plant, field, and shop applications. This valuable resource includes many of the standards referenced in ASTM Guides D3276 for Painting Inspectors (Metal Substrates) and D6237 for Painting Inspectors (Concrete and Masonry ...

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