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  • Asphalt Materials Science and Technologyby James G. Speight

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 150.00

    Asphalt is a complex but popular civil engineering material. Design engineers must understand these complexities in order to optimize its use. Whether or not it is used to pave a busy highway, waterproof a rooftop or smooth out an airport runway, Asphalt Materials Science and Technology acquaints engineers with the issues and technologies surrounding... more...

  • Biofuels Handbookby James G. Speight

    Royal Society of Chemistry 2011; US$ 448.00

    Petroleum-based fuels are well-established products that have served industry and consumers for more than one hundred years. However petroleum, once considered inexhaustible, is now being depleted at a rapid rate. As the amount of available petroleum decreases, the need for alternative technologies to produce liquid fuels that could potentially help... more...

  • The Chemistry and Technology of Coal, Third Editionby James G. Speight

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 199.95

    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 India and China, are witnessing a rapid surge in demand... more...

  • The Chemistry and Technology of Petroleum, Fifth Editionby James G. Speight

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 349.95

    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 technologies. These factors underlie the need for... more...

  • The Chemistry and Technology of Petroleum, Fourth Editionby James G. Speight

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 325.00

    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, Fourth Edition offers a 21st century perspective on the... more...

  • Clear and Concise Communications for Scientists and Engineersby James G. Speight

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 62.95

    Scientists and engineers are often criticized for their inability to write clear, grammatically correct English as well as for their poor presentation of data. The advancement of their careers depends on their ability to successfully communicate ideas and findings to colleagues, management, and the public. Illustrating how technology can be... more...

  • Coal-Fired Power Generation Handbookby James G. Speight

    Wiley 2013; US$ 257.00

    The most complete and up-to-date handbook on power generation from coal, this book covers all of today's new, cleaner methods for creating electricity from coal, the environmental challenges and concerns involved in its production, and developing technologies. It describes new technologies that could virtually eliminate the sulfur, nitrogen, and mercury... more...

  • The Desulfurization of Heavy Oils and Residuaby James G. Speight

    CRC Press 1999; US$ 265.00

    "Second Edition expands and updates information on the technological aspects of refining heavy oils, residua, bitumen, and other high-sulfur feedstocks. Focuses on the range of next-generation refining processes." more...

  • Enhanced Recovery Methods for Heavy Oil and Tar Sandsby James G. Speight

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 175.00

    Recent oil price fluctuations continue to stress the need for more efficient recovery of heavy oil and tar sand bitumen resources. With conventional production steadily declining, advances in enhanced recovery will be required so that oil production can be extended and reservoirs last longer. A practical guide on heavy-oil related recovery methods... more...

  • Environmental Analysis and Technology for the Refining Industryby James G. Speight

    Wiley 2005; US$ 204.00

    A timely, hands-on guide to environmental issues and regulatory standards for the petroleum industry Environmental analysis and testing methods are an integral part of any current and future refining activities. Today's petroleum refining industry must be prepared to meet a growing number of challenges, both environmental and regulatory. Environmental... more...