Ullmann's EnergyResources, Processes, Products
This three-volume handbook contains a wealth of information on energy sources, energy generation and storage, fossil and renewable fuels as well as the associated processing technology.Fossil as well as renewable fuels, nuclear technology, power generation and storage technologies are treated side by side, providing a unique overview of the entire global energy industry. The result is an in-depth survey of industrial-scale energy technology. Your personal ULLMANN’S: A carefully selected “best of” compilation of topical articles brings the vast knowledge of the Ullmann’s encyclopedia to the desks of energy and process engineers Chemical and physical characteristics, production processes and production figures, main applications, toxicology and safety information are all found here in one single resource New or updated articles include classical topics such as coal technologies, oil and gas as well as cutting-edge technologies like biogas, thermoelectricty and solar technology 3 Volumes
Volume 1 Symbols and Units IX Conversion Factors XI Abbreviations XIII Country Codes XVIII Periodic Table of Elements XIX Part 1: Energy Resources, Generation and Storage 1 Batteries, 1 General 3 Batteries, 2 Primary Batteries 27 Batteries, 3 Secondary Batteries 79 Batteries, 4 Standards 147 Batteries, 5 Disposal and Environmental Protection 157 Biogas 165 Coal 179 Coal Liquefaction 231 Coal Pyrolysis 317 Combustion 355 Fuel Cells 383 Gas Production, 1 Introduction 409 Volume 2 Gas Production, 2 Processes 429 Gas Production, 3 Gas Treating 489 Heat Storage Media 547 Natural Gas 567 Nuclear Technology, 1 Fundamentals 621 Nuclear Technology, 2 Power Reactors, Survey 637 Nuclear Technology, 3 Fuel Cycle 661 Oil and Gas, 1 Introduction 745 Oil and Gas, 2 Formation of Reservoirs 761 Oil and Gas, 3 Exploration for Oil and Gas 771 Oil and Gas, 4 Drilling and Workover 799 Oil and Gas, 5 Formation Evaluation 829 Oil and Gas, 6 Reservoir Performance 843 Oil and Gas, 7 Production 881 Oil and Gas, 8 Field Processing 945 Oil and Gas, 9 Health, Safety, Environmental and Economic Aspects 959 Volume 3 Oil Refining 965 Oil Sands 1021 Oil Shale 1073 Photoelectricity 1103 Photovoltaic Cells 1113 Solar Technology 1157 Thermoelectricity 1217 Wind Energy 1231 Part 2: Fuels 1241 Automobile Exhaust Control 1243 Automotive Fuels 1261 Aviation Turbine Fuels 1297 Heating Oil 1313 Liquefied Petroleum Gas 1331 Marine Fuels 1347 Octane Enhancers 1353 Petroleum Coke 1373 Author Index 1395 Subject Index 1401
Selected by the ULLMANN'S editorial team, this handbook contains contributions by internationally acknowledged authors from the chemical industry (BASF, Saipem, Shell, Varta, and others) as well as from leading research institutions (Clausthal Technical University, University of Karlsruhe, Penn State University, University of Stuttgart, University of Vienna, University of Waterloo, and others).