Zero Waste Engineering

Editor/Author Khan, M. M. and Islam, M. Rafiq
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $212.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $318.00
ISBN: 978-0-47-062604-7
Category: Technology & Engineering - Engineering
Image Count: 136
Book Status: Available
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This book outlines how to achieve zero waste engineering, following natural pathways that are truly sustainable. Using methods that have been developed in various areas for sustainability purposes, such as new mathematical models, recyclable material selection, and renewable energy, the authors probe the principles of zero waste engineering and how it can be applied to construction, energy production, and many other areas of engineering.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 A Delinearized History of Time and Its Impact on Scientific Cognition
  • 3 Towards Modeling of Zero Waste Engineering Processes with Inherent Sustainability
  • 4 The Formulation of a Comprehensive Mass and Energy Balance Equation
  • 5 Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD): The Case for a Science of Intangibles and Zero Waste Engineering
  • 6 Zero Waste Lifestyle with Inherently Sustainable Technologies
  • 7 A Novel Sustainable Combined Heating/Cooling/Refrigeration System
  • 8 A Zero Waste Design for Direct Usage of Solar Energy
  • 9 Investigation of Vegetable Oil as the Thermal Fluid in a Parabolic Solar Collector
  • 10 The Potential of Biogas in the Zero Waste Mode in the Cold-Climate Environment
  • 11 The New Synthesis: Application of All Natural Materials for Engineering Applications
  • 12 Sustainability of Nuclear Energy
  • 13 High Temperature Reactors for Hydrogen Production
  • 14 Economic Assessment of Zero Waste Engineering
  • 15 Conclusions and Recommendations
  • References