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Waste-to-Energy Approaches Towards Zero Waste - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323853873

Waste-to-Energy Approaches Towards Zero Waste

1st Edition

Interdisciplinary Methods of Controlling Waste

Editors: Chaudhery Hussain Sunpreet Singh Lalit Goswami
Paperback ISBN: 9780323853873
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 12th November 2021
Page Count: 452
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Description

Waste-to-Energy Approaches Towards Zero Waste: Interdisciplinary Methods of Controlling Waste provides a comprehensive overview of the key technologies and approaches to achieve zero waste from energy. The book emphasizes the importance of an integrated approach to waste-to-energy using fundamental concepts and principles, and presents key methods, their applications, and perspectives on future development. The book provides readers with the tools to make key decisions on waste-to-energy projects from zero-waste principles, while incorporating sustainability and life cycle assessments from financial and environmental perspectives.

Waste-to-Energy Approaches Towards Zero Waste: Interdisciplinary Methods of Controlling Waste offers practical guidance on achieving energy with zero waste ideal for researchers and graduate students involved in waste-to-energy and renewable energy, waste remediation, and sustainability.

Key Features

  • Provides an integrated approach for waste-to-energy using zero waste concepts
  • Offers decision-making guidance on selecting the most appropriate approach for each project
  • Presents the sustainability and life cycle assessment of WTE technologies on financial and environmental grounds

Readership

Researchers, practitioners, and graduate students interested in waste-to-energy and renewable energy, and environmental engineers interested in waste remediation, energy, and sustainability. Researchers, practitioners, and graduate students in Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Biotechnology, Civil Engineering, Public Health Engineering, and Municipal Engineering

Table of Contents

1. Emerging opportunities for waste reuse and waste-to-energy conversion
2. Waste-to-energy incineration: Major developments in combustion technology
3. Waste to energy for better management of municipal solid waste
4. Waste-to-Energy (WTE) technologies for Sustainability targets
5. Life Cycle Assessment of Energy and Energy Carriers from Waste

Details

No. of pages:
452
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2021
Published:
12th November 2021
Imprint:
Elsevier
Paperback ISBN:
9780323853873

About the Editors

Chaudhery Hussain

Chaudhery Hussain

Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain is an adjunct professor and Director of Labs in the Department of Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, New Jersey, USA. His research is focused on the applications of nanotechnology and advanced technologies and materials, analytical chemistry, and environmental management. Dr. Hussain is the author of numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals as well as author and editor of around 200 publications, including scientific monographs and handbooks in his research areas.

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Professor, Academic Advisor and Director of Chemistry and EVSc Labs, Department of Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, NJ, USA

Sunpreet Singh

Sunpreet Singh

Sunpreet Singh, PhD is currently associated with National University of Singapore, Singapore as Research Fellow in Mechanical Engineering department. He has gained enormous research expertise while working as Senior Research Fellow in government sponsored projects and published about 200 articles in reputed Journals, Conferences, and Book Chapters. One of his publications with Journal of Manufacturing Processes (Elsevier) is listed as the most downloaded paper from in the period of 2017 to 2019. He has also served as reviewer for many journals, within his interest area, of Elsevier, Springer, Emerald, ACS, and Inderscience. He has edited about 10 books, whereas many are current on-going on different subjects. Recent, he has authored one book on Additive Manufacturing for undergraduate students.

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Fellow, Centre for Nanofibers and Nanotechnology, Mechanical Engineering Department, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Lalit Goswami

Lalit Goswami received his Ph.D. in Environmental Science from the Centre for the Environment, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India. He specializes in environmental biotechnology, biodiesel production, bio-inspired carbonaceous nano-materials, and bioreactors. His current research involves industrial wastewater treatment, micropollutants, biofuels, downstream processing, resource recovery, bio-inspired materials, and hydrogeochemistry. Dr. Goswami is the author of several articles published in peer-reviewed journals and many book chapters in his research areas published in Elsevier, Taylor and Francis, Springer and the American Society for Civil Engineers.

Affiliations and Expertise

Centre for the Environment, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India

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