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  1. Interfacial Properties of Petroleum Products

    By Lilianna Z. Pillon

    Series: Chemical Industries

    With mounting pressure to extract petroleum from oil sands and other unconventional sources, oil refineries must adapt their processing methods to handle increasingly heavy crude oils. Unlike traditional crude oils, the properties of heavier crude oils include higher viscosity, metal, salt, and...

    Published November 27th 2007 by CRC Press

  2. Process Chemistry of Lubricant Base Stocks

    By Thomas R. Lynch

    Series: Chemical Industries

    Advances in processing methods are not only improving the quality and yield of lubricant base stocks, they are also reducing the dependence on more expensive crude oil starting materials.  Process Chemistry of Lubricant Base Stocks provides a comprehensive understanding of the chemistry behind the...

    Published September 20th 2007 by CRC Press

  3. Clathrate Hydrates of Natural Gases, Third Edition

    By E. Dendy Sloan, Jr., Carolyn Koh

    Series: Chemical Industries

    Hydrate research has expanded substantially over the past decade, resulting in more than 4,000 hydrate-related publications. Collating this vast amount of information into one source, Clathrate Hydrates of Natural Gases, Third Edition presents a thoroughly updated, authoritative, and comprehensive...

    Published September 6th 2007 by CRC Press

  4. 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 7th 2007 by CRC Press

  5. Chemical Process Performance Evaluation

    By Ali Cinar, Ahmet Palazoglu, Ferhan Kayihan

    Series: Chemical Industries

    The latest advances in process monitoring, data analysis, and control systems are increasingly useful for maintaining the safety, flexibility, and environmental compliance of industrial manufacturing operations. Focusing on continuous, multivariate processes, Chemical Process Performance Evaluation...

    Published January 10th 2007 by CRC Press

  6. Catalysis of Organic Reactions

    Twenty-first Conference

    Edited by Stephen R. Schmidt

    Series: Chemical Industries

    Bringing together academic, industrial, and governmental researchers and developers, Catalysis of Organic Reactions comprises 57 peer-reviewed papers on the latest scientific developments in applied catalysis for organic reactions. The volume describes the use of both heterogeneous and homogeneous...

    Published December 6th 2006 by CRC Press

  7. 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 30th 2006 by CRC Press

  8. Bubbles, Drops, and Particles in Non-Newtonian Fluids, Second Edition

    By R.P. Chhabra

    Series: Chemical Industries

    Bubbles, Drops, and Particles in Non-Newtonian Fluids, Second Edition continues to provide thorough coverage of the scientific foundations and the latest advances in particle motion in non-Newtonian media. The book demonstrates how dynamic behavior of single particles can yield useful information...

    Published July 24th 2006 by CRC Press

  9. Alcoholic Fuels

    Edited by Shelley Minteer

    Series: Chemical Industries

    Scientists and engineers have made significant advances over the last two decades to achieve feasible, cost-efficient processes for the large-scale production of alternative, environmentally friendly sources of energy. Alcoholic Fuels describes the latest methods for producing fuels containing...

    Published May 29th 2006 by CRC Press

  10. Synthetics, Mineral Oils, and Bio-Based Lubricants

    Chemistry and Technology

    Edited by Leslie R. Rudnick

    Series: Chemical Industries

    As the field of tribology has evolved, the lubrication industry is also progressing at an extraordinary rate. Updating the author's bestselling publication, Synthetic Lubricants and High-Performance Functional Fluids, this book features the contributions of over 60 specialists, ten new chapters,...

    Published December 21st 2005 by CRC Press