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    Low Cost Emergency Water Purification Technologies

    Natural disasters, such as floods, tsunamis, hurricanes, and earthquakes, affect over 226 million people every year. The occurrence of these natural disasters has been increasing every year due to the effect of extreme weather events and higher populations living in areas vulnerable to natural hazards. Developing a guideline for emergency water ...

  • Energy Efficiency Market Research Report

    This NRG Expert report looks at the policies and incentives for energy efficiency in the power generation, industrial, transportation, residential and commercial sectors for countries worldwide. It allows the reader to identify and rank the major consumers of energy and provides insight into how an energy consumer can become more efficient. NRG ...

  • Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells: Materials Properties and Performance

    Fuel cells are an important enabling technology for the hydrogen economy and have the potential to revolutionize the way we power our world. However, many challenges must be overcome before fuel cell systems become a competitive alternative for consumers. Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells: Materials, Properties, and Performance examines the ...

  • Worldwatch Report: Renewable Revolution: Low-Carbon Energy by 2030

    SummaryHumanity can prevent catastrophic climate change if we act now and adopt policies that reduce energy usage by unleashing the full potential of energy efficiency in concert with renewable energy resources. However, this goal is not likely to be achieved if our only measure of success is emissions reductions; climate change is fundamentally a ...

  • ASTM Standards for Maintenance, Repair, and Operations in the Chemical Process Industry: 3rd Edition (Basic, active standards only; 1-year subscription)

    This new online edition features 210 ASTM standards for the chemical process industry. Topics cover: • Steel, stainless steel, and related alloys• Iron castings• Metallic-coated iron and steel products• Nonferrous metals and alloys• Copper and copper alloys• Light metals and alloys• Reactive and refractory ...

  • Metallographic and Materialographic Specimen Preparation, Light Microscopy, Image Analysis and Hardness Testing

    Includes CD-ROM with document summaries of 87 ASTM standards, Standard Guide on Metallographic Laboratory Safety (E 2014), Standard Conversion Tables for Metals (E 140), and SI Quick Reference Guide: International System of Units (SI). Twenty-seven comprehensive chapters cover all important aspects of the metallographic and materialographic ...

  • Process Matters : Sustainable Development and Domestic Trade Transparency

    Process Matters contributes to a growing literature on the national trade policy process. Does an open and transparent process alter the way a government perceives the public interest? Or is trade policy still dominated by whoever has the ear of government? These questions are addressed in case studies of Canada, Norway, the Netherlands, Brazil, ...

  • Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations

    These recommendations have been developed in the light of technical progress, the advent of new substances and materials, the new experiences of modern transport systems and above all, the requirement to ensure the safety of people, property and the environment.They are addressed to governments and international organisations concerned with the ...

  • Organic Light-Emitting Materials and Devices

    New advances offer flexible, low-cost fabrication methods for light-emitting materials, particularly in display technologies. As researchers continue to develop novel applications for these materials, feasible solutions for large-scale manufacturing are increasingly important. Organic Light-Emitting Materials and Devices covers all aspects of ...

  • Organic Light-Emitting Materials and Devices

    New advances offer flexible, low-cost fabrication methods for light-emitting materials, particularly in display technologies. As researchers continue to develop novel applications for these materials, feasible solutions for large-scale manufacturing are increasingly important. Organic Light-Emitting Materials and Devices covers all aspects of ...

  • The Global Climate System

    Over the last 20 years, developments in climatology have provided an amazing array of explanations for the pattern of world climates. This textbook examines the earth's climate systems in light of this incredible growth in data availability, data retrieval systems, and satellite and computer applications. It considers regional climate anomalies, ...

  • Safe Handling of Light Ends 2005 Edition - BP Process Safety Series

    Winner of Frank Lees Medal 2004 as the most meritorious publication on the topic of safety and loss preventionIChemE members and student members receive a 10% discountLight end materials, such as LNG or LPG, have poor safety reputation because of a few famous incidents such as Cleveland, Feyzin, Los Alfaques and Mexico City but when handled ...

  • Nutrition Intake and Economic Growth. Studies on the cost of hunger (En)

    This book sheds light on the relationship between food energy intakes and economic growth. Its results are intriguing not only for researchers but also for policy-makers and international donors. The publication contains three in-depth studies on the cost of hunger. From these three studies are drawn strong policy implications of how economic ...

  • State versus Participation: Natural Resources Management in Europe

    The participation of the public, local communities, indigenous peoples, and various other stakeholders in natural resources policymaking, planning and/or management has been increasingly promoted in international and national policies. This book analyses and discusses how participation does - or does not - occur in the management of forest and ...

  • Designing Pleasurable Products: An Introduction to the New Human Factors

    Human factors considerations are increasingly being incorporated into the product design process. Users are seen more as being important factors in the overall look and usability of products than just as passive users. We are now treated as cognitive and physical components of the person/product system. The author, who is one of the leading lights ...

  • Diversity not Adversity: Sustaining Livelihoods with Biodiversity

    The reduction of world poverty is a major challenge for the international community over the next decade. It is increasingly clear that the our capacity to successfully achieve this objective will be undermined if the natural resource base for development is threatened. ~Biodiversity is a fundamental characteristic of that resource base, defining ...

  • Burden of proof in natural resources legislation (The). Some critical issues for fisheries law (En )

    Series: FAO Legislative Studies This Legislative Study examines the use of legal devices to ease or reverse the burden of proof, traditionally borne by the prosecution, in order to facilitate enforcement of fisheries legislation. This is related to the development of the precautionary principle in environmental law, which in a sense reverses the ...

  • Effects of Radiation on Materials

    Extensive information on current research results dealing with the effects of radiation on light-water-reactor pressure vessels, fast breeder reactor core materials, material for first-walls in fusion systems, and solid radioactive ...

  • Light Scattering Media Optics

    The theory of the scattering of light by small particles is very important in a wide range of applications in atmospheric physics and atmospheric optics, ocean optics, remote sensing, astronomy and astrophysics and biological optics. This book summarises current knowledge of the optical properties of single small particles and natural light ...

  • Dynamics of Extended Celestial Bodies And Rings

    Taking both a theoretical and observational perspective, this book is an introduction to recent developments in the field of celestial mechanics. It emphasizes the application to extended celestial bodies and devotes much attention to rotational aspects. In particular, it explains the state of art for accurate modelling of the rotation of ...

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