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  1. Handbook of Refinery Desulfurization

    By Nour Shafik El-Gendy, James G. Speight

    Series: Chemical Industries

    This book describes the operation of the various desulfurization process units in a petroleum refinery that produce refined petroleum such as liquid fuels (gasoline and diesel) as well as processes that produce raw materials for the petrochemical industry. This book also illustrates all the...

    To Be Published August 15th 2015 by CRC Press

  2. Educating Scientists and Engineers for Academic and Non-Academic Career Success

    By James Speight

    Series: Chemical Industries

    This text focuses on the structure of the current educational system and describes the transformations needed to ensure the adequate education of future science and engineering students. It describes how university faculty can make the necessary changes to teach a broader range of skills, technical...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Handbook of Alternative Fuel Technologies, Second Edition

    Edited by Sunggyu Lee, James G. Speight, Sudarshan K. Loyalka

    Series: Green Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

    While strides are being made in the research and development of environmentally acceptable and more sustainable alternative fuels—including efforts to reduce emissions of air pollutants associated with combustion processes from electric power generation and vehicular transportation—fossil fuel...

    Published July 8th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Refining Used Lubricating Oils

    By James Speight, Douglas I. Exall

    Series: Chemical Industries

    Used lubricating oil is a valuable resource. However, it must be re-refined mainly due to the accumulation of physical and chemical contaminants in the oil during service. Refining Used Lubricating Oils describes the properties of used lubricating oils and presents ways these materials can be...

    Published April 7th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. The Chemistry and Technology of Petroleum, Fifth Edition

    By James G. Speight

    Series: Chemical Industries

    With demand for petroleum products increasing worldwide, there is a tendency for existing refineries to seek new approaches to optimize efficiency and throughput. In addition, changes in product specifications due to environmental regulations greatly influence the development of petroleum refining...

    Published February 26th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. The Chemistry and Technology of Coal, Third Edition

    By James G. Speight

    Series: Chemical Industries

    The demand for coal use (for electricity generation) and coal products, particularly liquid fuels and chemical feedstocks, is increasing throughout the world. Traditional markets such as North America and Europe are experiencing a steady increase in demand whereas emerging Asian markets, such as...

    Published September 4th 2012 by CRC Press

  7. The Scientist or Engineer as an Expert Witness

    By James G Speight

    Series: Chemical Industries

    The increased technical nature of litigation coupled with an increase in the number of cases have given rise to the need for a book specifically written for scientists and engineers called to testify as expert witnesses. Unique in its approach, The Scientist or Engineer as an Expert Witness assists...

    Published November 14th 2008 by CRC Press

  8. Hydroprocessing of Heavy Oils and Residua

    Edited by Jorge Ancheyta, James G. Speight

    Series: Chemical Industries

    Many oil refineries employ hydroprocessing for removing sulfur and other impurities from petroleum feedstocks. Capable of handling heavier feedstocks than other refining techniques, hydroprocessing enables refineries to produce higher quality products from unconventional — and formerly wasted —...

    Published May 8th 2007 by CRC Press

  9. Handbook of Alternative Fuel Technologies

    Edited by Sunggyu Lee, James G. Speight, Sudarshan K. Loyalka

    Series: Green Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

    In addition to enabling a clean and energy efficient future, alternative fuel sources are fast becoming a necessity for meeting today's growing demands for low-cost and convenient energy. The Handbook of Alternative Fuel Technologies offers a thorough guide to the science and available technologies...

    Published March 23rd 2007 by CRC Press

  10. The Chemistry and Technology of Petroleum, Fourth Edition

    By James G. Speight

    Series: Chemical Industries

    Refineries must not only adapt to evolving environmental regulations for cleaner product specifications and processing, but also find ways to meet the increasing demand for petroleum products,particularly for liquid fuels and petrochemical feedstocks. The Chemistry and Technology of Petroleum,...

    Published October 31st 2006 by CRC Press

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