Energy Technology Perspectives: Conservation, Carbon Dioxide Reduction and Production From Alternative Sources / Edition 1

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This book covers energy conservation and new technologies neededwithin the materials field for today's climate of high energy costsand environmental consequences of greenhouse gas emissions. Alsoincluded in this book are papers from the second symposium oncarbon dioxide reduction metallurgy.

This title includes approaches on carbon dioxide(CO2) emission reduction in metal production by improvedenergy efficiency in life cycle fuel use, reductions incarbonate-based flux/raw material usage, as well as findingthermodynamically feasible reactions leading to lower emissions.Also covered are energy saving techniques for extraction andprocessing of ferrous and nonferrous metals and othermaterials.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780873397339
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/1/2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 282
  • Product dimensions: 6.02 (w) x 9.09 (h) x 0.65 (d)

Table of Contents


Editor Information.

Carbon Dioxide Reduction Metallurgy 2009.

Mechanisms and Electrolysis.

Metal Cations in CO2 Assimilation and Conversion by Plants(S. Shabala).

Effect of Electrode Surface Modification on Dendritic Depositionof Aluminum on Cu Substrate Using Emic-Alcl3 Ionic LiquidElectrolytes (D. Pradhan, and R. Reddyi).

Room-Temperature Production of Ethylene from Carbon Dioxide(K. Ogura).

The Electrochemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide in Ionic Liquids(H. Lu, X. Zhang, and P. Wang).

Silicon Dioxide as a Solid Store for CO2 Gas (V. Zavodinsky,and S. Rogov).

Recent Developments in Carbon Dioxide Capture Materials andProcesses for Energy Industry (M. Goel).

Ferrous and Titanium Metallurgy.

Reduction of CO2 Emissions in Steel Industry Based on LCAMethodology (A. Losif, J. Birat, O. Mirgaux, and D.Ablitzer).

Electrolytic Reduction of Ferric Oxide to Yield Iron and Oxygen(A. Cox, and D. Fray).

Enhanced Energy Efficiency and Emission Reduction throughOxy-Fuel Technology in the Metals Industry (N. Bell).

Suspension Ironmaking Technology with Greatly Reduced CO2Emission and Energy Requirement (H. Sohn, M. Choi, Y. Zhang, andJ. Ramos).

Investigation of Carbonic Anhydrase Assisted Carbon DioxideSequestration Using Steelmaking Slag (C. Rawlins, S. Lekakh, K.Peaslee, and V. Richards).

Novel Alkali Roasting of Titaniferous Minerals and Leaching forthe Production of Synthetic Rutile (A. Jha, and A.Lahiri).

Accelerated Electro-reduction of TiO2 to Metallic Ti in CaCl2Bath using an Intermetallic Inert Anode (X. Yang, A. Lahiri, andA. Jha).

Energy Technology Perspectives.

Energy Conservation in Metals Extraction and MaterialsProcessing II.

Energy Conservation and Technology.

Mechanism and Application of Catalytic Combustion of PulverizedCoal (Z. Guo, Z. Lin, and C. Li).

Improving Energy Efficiency in a Modern Aluminum CastingOperation (C. Eckert, M. Osborne, and R. Peterson).

Oxyfuel - Energy Efficient Melting (T. Niehoff, and D.Stoffel).

Energy Savings and Productivity Increases at an Aluminium SlugPlant Due to Bottom Gas Purging (K. Gamweger, and P.Bauer).

Energy Conservation and Productivity Improvement Measures inElectric Arc Furnaces (A. Jaiswal).

Evaluating Aluminum Melting Furnace Transient Energy Efficiency(E. Williams, D. Stewart, and K. Overfield).

Billions of Dollars could be saved with Reliability Excellence(D. Wikoff, and S. Williams).

Extraction Processes/Refractories/Modeling andAnalysis.

Energy and Sustainable Development in Hydrometallurgy - AnEmerging Perspective (K. Rao).

Copper Electrowinning using Noble Metal Oxide Coated Titanium -Based Bipolar Electrodes (K. Asokan, and K.Subramanian).

Microbial Reduction of Lateritic Nickel Ore for EnhancedRecovery of Nickel and Cobalt through Bio-hydrometallurgical Route*L. Sukla, N. Pradhan, R. Mohapatra, B. Mohapatra, B. Nayak, andB. Mishra).

Energy Saving Strategies for the Use of Refractory Materials inMolten Material Contact (J. Hemrick, K. Peters, J. Damiano, andJ. Keiser).

Energy Savings through Phosphate-bonded Refractory Materials(J. Decker).

Advanced Ceramic Composites for Improved Thermal Management inMolten Aluminum Applications (K. Peters, R. Cravens, and J.Hemrick).

Energy Efficient, Non-Wetting, Microporous Refractory Materialfor Molten Aluminum Contact Applications (K. McGowan).

Author Index.

Subject Index.

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