This book effectively busts the myths associated with hydraulic fracturing. It explains how to properly engineer and optimize a hydraulically fractured well by selecting the right materials, evaluating the economic benefits, and ensuring the safety and success of the people, environment, project,...
To Be Published March 31st 2015 by CRC Press
Series: Human Factors and Ergonomics
This book introduces a comprehensive framework for understanding human performance variability in terms of how human control of behavior is closely tied to design factors in the performance environment. Empirical evidence, as well as practical examples and application areas, introduced in support...
To Be Published August 11th 2014 by CRC Press
Evolution, Change and Challenges
This book provides an investigation of the diplomatic system of the EU, embracing commercial policy and foreign and security policy, within the broader study of diplomacy and of the European integration project. It is structured around the interrelated themes of institutional change and the...
Published June 29th 2014 by Routledge
Transforming the Global Economy through 80% Improvements in Resource Productivity
When first published in 1997, Factor Four: Doubling Wealth, Halving Resource Use by renowned economic and engineering experts Ernst von Weizs?cker, Amory Lovins and L. Hunter Lovins, transformed how economists, policy makers, engineers, entrepreneurs and business leaders thought about innovation...
Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge
Although less common than a-amino acids, non-a-amino acids—where the amino group is not on the carbon immediately adjacent to the carboxyl group but is attached to another carbon in the chain (for example, the ß, ?, d carbon)—are components of biologically important molecules, are significant in...
Published October 22nd 2013 by CRC Press
Overcoming Functional Neurological Symptoms uses the proven and trusted five areas model of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) to help people experiencing a range of medically unexplained symptoms, including chronic headaches, fatigue, dizziness, loss of sensation, weakness and...
Published August 25th 2011 by CRC Press
An Acid—Base Approach
Based on the premise that many, if not most, reactions in organic chemistry can be explained by variations of fundamental acid-base concepts, Organic Chemistry: An Acid–Base Approach provides a framework for understanding the subject that goes beyond mere memorization. The individual steps in many...
Published October 17th 2010 by CRC Press
Diabetic Neurology offers a unique focus on the broad neurological complications of diabetes, bridging the clinical divide between diabetology and neurology with a practitioner-friendly guide for the recognition, investigation and management of diabetic patients with neurological disease. This book...
Published August 8th 2010 by CRC Press
Securing Our Common Future by Decoupling Economic Growth from Environmental Pressures
Cents and Sustainability is a clear-sighted response to the 1987 call by Dr Gro Brundtland in Our Common Future to achieve a new era of economic growth that is 'forceful and at the same time socially and environmentally sustainable'. The Brundtland Report argued that not only was it achievable, but...
Published July 29th 2010 by Routledge