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Zero waste engineering

Author: M M Khan; Rafiqul Islam
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons ; Salem, Mass. : Scrivener Pub., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The idea of "Zero-Waste Engineering" has been developing over years, in many areas of engineering, such as energy production (renewable energy), construction (green buildings), and many others. This book is a huge step in the continued march toward truly sustainable engineering practices. This book presents methods in various areas for sustainability purposes, such as new mathematical models, recyclable material
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M M Khan; Rafiqul Islam
ISBN: 9780470626047 0470626046
OCLC Number: 664666831
Description: xv, 464 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
A delinearized history of time and its impact on scientific cognition --
Towards modeling of zero waste engineering processes with inherent sustainability --
The formulation of a comprehensive mass and energy balance equation --
Colony collapse disorder (CCD): the case for a science of intangibles and zero waste engineering --
Zero waste lifestyle with inherently sustainable technologies --
A novel sustainable combined heating/cooling/refrigeration system --
A zero waste design for direct usage of solar energy --
Investigation of vegetable oil as the thermal fluid in a parabolic solar collector --
The potential of biogas in the zero waste mode in the cold-climate environment --
The new synthesis: application of all natural material for engineering applications --
High temperature reactors for hydrogen production --
Economic assessment of zero waste engineering --
Conclusions and recommendations --
References.
Responsibility: M.M. Khan and M.R. Islam.
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