Introduction To Carbon Capture And Sequestration, 1st Edition

  • Published By: Imperial College Press
  • ISBN-10: 1783263296
  • ISBN-13: 9781783263295
  • DDC: 660.2842
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 596 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released December 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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The aim of the book is to provide an understanding of the current science underpinning Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS) and to provide students and interested researchers with sufficient background on the basics of Chemical Engineering, Material Science, and Geology that they can understand the current state of the art of the research in the field of CCS. In addition, the book provides a comprehensive discussion of the impact of CCS on the energy landscape, society, and climate as these topics govern the success of the science being done in this field.The book is aimed at undergraduate students, graduate students, scientists, and professionals who would like to gain a broad multidisciplinary view of the research that is being carried out to solve one of greatest challenges of our generation

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Front Matter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Authors.
1: Energy and Electricity.
2: The Atmosphere and Climate Modeling.
3: The Carbon Cycle.
4: Introduction to Carbon Capture.
5: Absorption.
6: Adsorption.
7: Membranes.
8: Introduction to Geological Sequestration.
9: Fluids and Rocks.
10: Large-Scale Geological Carbon Sequestration.
11: Land Use and Geo-Engineering.
12: List of Symbols.
13: Credits.