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Fuel Technology

Uranium for Nuclear Power: Resources, Mining and Transformation to Fuel (1st Edition)

Uranium for Nuclear Power: Resources, Mining and Transformation to Fuel discusses the nuclear industry and its dependence on a steady supply of competitively priced uranium as a key factor in its long-term sustainability. A better understanding of uranium ore geology and advances in exploration and mining methods will facilitate...

Spectroscopy and Optical Diagnostics for Gases (1st Edition)

This text provides an introduction to the science that governs the interaction of light and matter (in the gas phase). It provides readers with the basic knowledge to exploit the light-matter interaction to develop quantitative tools for gas analysis (i.e. optical diagnostics) and understand and interpret the results of spectros...

Active Flow and Combustion Control 2014 (1st Edition)

The book reports on the latest theoretical and experimental advances in the field of active flow and combustion control. It covers new developments in actuator technology and sensing, in robust and optimal open- and closed-loop control, as well as in model reduction for control. It collects contributions presented during the thi...

Natural gas : fuel for the 21st century

Structure and Reactivity of Coal: A Survey of Selected Chinese Coals (2015th Edition)

This book provides insights into the development and usage of coal in chemical engineering. The reactivity of coal in processes such as pyrolysis, gasification, liquefaction, combustion and swelling is related to its structural properties. Using experimental findings and theoretical analysis, the book comprehensively answers thr...

Small-Scale Gas to Liquid Fuel Synthesis

Aimed at overcoming significant costs and technical barriers prohibitive to the extensive use of conventional gas-to-liquid (GTL) processes for the exploitation of small and/or isolated natural gas reservoirs, the next-generation GTL technologies presented in this text reduce the expenses associated with air fractioning and syng...

Laser-Based Optical Detection of Explosives

This book reviews past, present, and emerging optical laser-based technologies for the detection of explosives. Each chapter is authored by a leading expert on the respective technology, and is structured to offer historical perspective, address current advantages and challenges, and discuss novel research and applications. With...

Combustion for Material Synthesis

Exposes a Powerful Material-Making Tool Dedicated to the physical, chemical, and structural transformations that take place during combustion synthesis (CS) of advanced materials, Combustion for Material Synthesis analyzes the nature of solid flame phenomenon and provides readers with undisputed proof that ‘fire’ is a powerful ...