(BQ) Ebook Handbook of nature gas processcing and tranmistion presents a thoroughly updated, authoritative, and comprehensive description of all major aspects of natural gas transmission and processing. It provides an ideal platform for engineers, technologists, and operations personnel working in the natural gas industry to get a better understanding of any special requirements for optimal design and operations of natural gas transmission pipelines and processing plants.
Aircraft Gas Turbine Engine Technology provides a comprehensive, easy-to-understand treatment of the background, development, and applications of the gas turbine engine it its various forms, such as turobjet, turbofan, turboprop, and turboshaft powerplants. Designed primarily as a resource for technicians preparing for the FAA aircraft powerplant mechanic certification, Aircraft Gas Turbine Engine Technology also may be used a reference. The text also discusses the changing maintenance and overhaul procedures and philosophies and the role of fuel metering in engine operation....
Critics of the flares in the Niger-Delta have said that the Nigerian
government puts profit ahead of the environmental safety and the welfare of its citizens.
The harmful effects of gas flaring and inability of the oil companies and government to
quantify the resultants effects of gas flaring on the environment has led to strain relationship
between the oil producing companies and the people of Niger-Delta Area of Nigeria.
This Handbook provides a concise overview of the latest technologies for managing industrial air pollution in petrochemical, oil and gas, and allied industries. Detailed material on equipment selection, sizing, and troubleshooting operations is provided along with practical design methodology. Unique to this volume are discussions and information on energy-efficient technologies and approaches to implementing environmental cost accounting measures.
The content of this book covers several up-to-date topics in fluid dynamics, computational modeling and its applications, and it is intended to serve as a general reference for scientists, engineers, and graduate students. The book is comprised of 30 chapters divided into 5 parts, which include: winds, building and risk prevention; multiphase flow, structures and gases; heat transfer, combustion and energy; medical and biomechanical applications; and other important themes.
“Buddha” literally means awakened one, and this book is about
what it means to be awake in the way that a Buddha is awake. Of
course, it is also about project management and how to do it as well as
it can be done. But from the point of view of Zen, managing projects
is both a quest in and of itself and a vehicle for awakening. Essentially,
we are going to reveal how project management can be used as a Zen
art. In Zen there is a tradition of taking apparently mundane daily
activities and elevating them...
The DOE’s Carbon Sequestration Program also
supports global initiatives, such as the Carbon
Sequestration Leadership Forum (CSLF), an
international climate change initiative that focuses on
the development of technologies to cost-effectively
capture and sequester CO2, and the International Energy
Agency (IEA). The Carbon Sequestration Program
is also providing technical and financial support to
international projects through the Core R&D MVA
Program. Projects include the Weyburn Project (see
In the most common frequency
AE used for testing, 100-300kHz, the AE sensor can detect a signal for surface
movement of 10-13
m or less than one thousand times smaller than the size of an atom.
As a monitoring device for structural integrity, acoustic sensors are more effective
distance from a few tens of feet. It can be compared with the accelerations
commonly used to assess the condition of the bridge, for example, through the techniques of method
Appropriate water management
control the level of thought, especially water birds on the marsh and inland lakes, to be effective in reducing
stranding damage (Eddy Underhill 1974). Thus, accessible marsh habitat is very important.
reproduction of these species.
Maintain, protect and restore the integrity and connectivity of the Lake Huron basin
(Including St.Marys River) wetlands will ensure that important spawning, nursery and feeding
habitat available for esocids, centrarchids, percids, ictalurids, and a variety of prey fish....
In section 2, there is an illustration of the source and types of industrial contaminants in
many parts of the world. It is essential to understand the characteristic of industrial
discharge in order to have an idea for ways to reduce or remove the contaminants for a
It is required to understand the impacts of industrial waste to the environment (freshwater,
seawater, land) in order to design highly efficient treatment and developing effective
All of this highlights the desirability of a framework that will identify priorities for
improved environmental accounting. This paper derives such a framework by exploring the
determinants of the value of information in a corporate decision-making context. The paper
proceeds as follows. The next section defines environmental accounting and the meaning of
"improved" information, and discusses the costs associated with those improvements. Section 3
describes the economic value of information in general terms.
This framework sets out the general principles behind
producing high quality performance information – that is
information used to measure an organisation’s progress
towards its objectives. It looks at what sort of information
is worth collecting as performance information, and the
principles behind pulling together a set of performance
measures. It has been put together jointly by the
National Audit Office, Audit Commission, Cabinet Office,
Office for National Statistics and HM Treasury, reflecting
common thinking of these organisations.
At its twenty-fourth session, the UNEP Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum
requested the Executive Director to develop a Medium-term Strategy for 2010–2013 with a “clearly defined vision,
objectives, priorities, impact measures and a robust mechanism for review” (decision 24/9, paragraph 13).
It’s important to understand why some funds target operating in the green zone, and why other funds
may intentionally operate in the yellow or red zones. The green zone calculus is simple: when a fund
maintains fixed expenses that are lower than its fixed revenues, it operates with a margin of safety. In a
green zone fund, both the fund and its investors have a reasonable cushion to ride out difficult periods
of low or no performance, and the fund operates with less business risk.
In other cases, a manager may wish to operate in the yellow or even red...
Citing failures of the crop insurance
program to attract adequate participation
at sufficiently high coverage levels,
Congress has passed two crop insurance
reform bills since 1980, in 1994 and 2000,
that have increased the scope of the
program and the size of government costs.
The Agricultural Risk Protection Act of
2000 provides $8.2 billion in subsidies
over five years to encourage the purchase
of federal crop insurance.
Despite the large social benefits from PAYD, there are currently several barriers to its
widespread adoption, including the cost to monitor miles traveled and some state insur-
ance regulations. In order to facilitate the spread of PAYD, we propose a three-part strat-
egy. First, states should pass legislation permitting mileage-based insurance premiums.
Second, the federal government should increase the funding available to PAYD pilot pro-
grams by $15 million over five years.
What can we build on and what should be developed so
that the midwifery profession can fulﬁl its mission to meet
women and families’ needs in 2020?
In this section we examine how midwives can continue to
meet women’s changing needs; how to make sure we are
developing a midwifery workforce for the future; the public
health role of the midwife; the importance of measuring the
contribution of midwifery care; the support that midwives
need to deliver quality care; and conclude with an
examination of the image of midwifery, and the education
and career pathways that are necessary
In a second step, the bank needs to get the base money necessary for the credit expansion
(note that empirically, banks have to fulfil their reserve requirements only ex post so they
expand credit before getting the reserves necessary to back them). For simplicity, we assume
a minimum reserve requirement of 100 per cent on deposits, so the bank needs to get 100
pesos in central bank reserves. If the bank is solvent and has sound marketable securities, it
can borrow these reserves from the central bank either via the discount window or via open
A second aspect addressed by this study is whether the effect of deposit insurance on
bank stability depends on the quality of the regulatory and legal environment. This is a natural
question to ask, since one of the tasks of bank regulation is to curb the adverse incentives created
by deposit insurance, and a good legal system and an efficient judiciary can reduce default risk
and curb fraud.
Traditional financial approaches, on the other hand, measure financial dimensions, and
provide quantitative data on which real estate investment decisions can be based. The most
widely used of all financial ratios - in real estate or any other investment - is 'return on
investment' (ROI). In attempting to define and quantify the investor's required rate of return, this
area of the literature provides a more analytical approach than the 'how to' authors. Typically,
the ROI approach is used to measure performance ‘ex poste’ - after the event.