ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT IN METALLURGICAL INDUSTRIES

Author: R. C. GUPTA
Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN: 8120346009
Format: PDF
Download Now
This comprehensive book deals with the environmental aspects of metallurgical industries, including ferrous (iron and steel, DRI units, EAF units, ferroalloys and foundries) and non-ferrous (aluminium, copper, lead and zinc) plants. The text, comprising of eight chapters, discusses fundamental aspects of environment management, various energy sources available on the earth and environment awareness required for sustained economic growth. The book provides a thorough understanding of pollution sources in metallurgical industries and their abatement techniques. It also provides details of energy management in metal industry and enumerates factors for metallurgical plant location and layout. Furthermore, it presents health and safety guidelines for metallurgical professionals. The text concludes with discussion on basic legislations related to environment and labour. This book is primarily designed for undergraduate students of metallurgical engineering. Besides, it will also be useful as a ready reference source to professionals associated with metallurgical industries. KEY FEATURES Coverage of various types of environmental issues such as air emission, toxic effluents, solid waste, thermal discharge, noise and radiation. Analysis of renewable and non-renewable energy sources on the earth with current energy usage pattern and future consumption pattern. Description of various activities in the metallurgical units along with discussion of sources of pollution and abatement techniques. Guidelines for the plant location and layout. Basic information about labour health and safety, environmental legislations, labour laws, ISO 14000, carbon credit, etc.

Sustainability in the Mineral and Energy Sectors

Author: Sheila Devasahayam
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1498733069
Format: PDF, ePub
Download Now
Sustainable practices within the mining and energy sectors are assuming greater significance due to uncertainty and change within the global economy and safety, security, and health concerns. This book examines sustainability issues facing the mining and energy sectors by addressing six major themes: Mining and Mineral Processing; Metallurgy and Recycling; Environment; Energy; Socioeconomic and Regulatory; and Sustainable Materials and Fleets. Emphasizing an integrated transdisciplinary approach, it deliberates on optimizing mining productivity and energy efficiency and discusses integrated waste management practices. It discusses risk management, cost cutting, and integration of sustainable practices for long-term business value. It gives a comprehensive outlook for sustainable mineral futures from academic and industry perspectives covering mine to mill optimization, waste, risk and water management, improved efficiencies in mining tools and equipment, and performance indicators for sustainable developments. It covers how innovation and research underpin management of natural resources including sustainable carbon management. •Focuses on mining and mineral processing, metallurgy and recycling, the environment, energy, socioeconomic and regulatory issues, and sustainable materials and fleets. •Describes metallurgy and recycling and uses economic, environmental and social parameter analyses to identify areas for improvement in iron, steel, aluminium, lead, zinc, copper, and gold production. •Discusses current research on mining, performance indicators for sustainable development, sustainability in mining equipment, risk and safety management, and renewable energy resources •Covers alternative and conventional energy sources for the mineral sector as well water treatment and remediation and energy sustainability in mining. •Provides an overview of sustainable carbon management. •Offers an interdisciplinary approach with international focus.

Environmental Materials and Waste

Author: M.N.V Prasad
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 012803906X
Format: PDF, ePub
Download Now
Environmental Materials and Waste: Resource Recovery and Pollution Prevention contains the latest information on environmental sustainability as a wide variety of natural resources are increasingly being exploited to meet the demands of a worldwide growing population and economy. These raw materials cannot, or can only partially, be substituted by renewable resources within the next few decades. As such, the efficient recovery and processing of mineral and energy resources, as well as recycling such resources, is now of significant importance. The book takes a multidisciplinary approach to fully realize the number of by-products which can be remanufactured, providing the foundation needed across disciplines to tackle this issue. As awareness and opportunities to recover valuable resources from process and bleed streams is gaining interest, sustainable recovery of environmental materials, including wastewater, offers tremendous opportunity to combine profitable and sustainable production. Presents a state-of-the-art guide to environmental sustainability Provides an overview of the field highlighting recent and emerging issues in environmental resource recovery that cover a wide array of by-products for remanufacture potential Details a multidisciplinary approach to fully realize the number of by-products which can be remanufactured, providing the foundation needed across disciplines to tackle these global issues

Aluminum Recycling and Processing for Energy Conservation and Sustainability

Author: John A. S. Green
Publisher: ASM International
ISBN: 1615030573
Format: PDF, Kindle
Download Now
Energy and sustainability are critical factors for economic development, and this comprehensive reference provides a detailed overview and fundamental analysis of sustainability issues associated with the aluminum industry. This publication brings together articles on the concepts and application of life-cycle assessments that benchmark aluminum-industry efforts towards sustainable development. Chapters provide energy-use data for primary and secondary aluminum production and processing along with future energy saving opportunities in aluminum processing. Life-cycle assessments provide basic, factual, information on the modeling of material flow in the industry, its products, and most importantly energy savings involved with recycling. Coverage includes various scrap sorting technologies and the positive impact of lightweight aluminum in transportation and infrastructure.

Innovative Process Development in Metallurgical Industry

Author: Vaikuntam Iyer Lakshmanan
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 331921599X
Format: PDF, Docs
Download Now
This book describes the phases for innovative metallurgical process development, from concept to commercialization. Key features of the book include: • Need for process innovation • Selection and optimization of process steps • Determination of the commercial feasibility of a process including engineering and equipment selection • Determination of the environmental footprint of a process • Case-study examples of innovative process development

Microbiology for Minerals Metals Materials and the Environment

Author: Abhilash
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482257300
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download Now
Better Understand the Connection between Microbiology and the Inorganic World Microbiology for Minerals, Metals, Materials and the Environment links chemical, metallurgical, and other metal inherent systems with microbes, and analyzes the interdependence between them. Specifically intended to underscore the importance of microbes in environmental remediation in the mining industries, this text offers a basic and conceptual understanding of the role of microbes, and provides an extensive exploration of microbiology and metals. Each chapter is written by experts from research, industry and academia. The authors expand on the whole scale of microbiology applications relevant to minerals, metal, material, and environment. They elicit the applications of microbes for metal extraction (including mechanisms and methods) from primary ores/minerals and mining wastes, biomining and related concepts of microbial diversity and various operations, and molecular biology of microbes involved in such systems (extremophiles). They also address in detail biohydrometallurgy, biomineralisation, bioleaching, biobeneficiation, biosynthesis, and bioremediation and other related areas. This book: Includes bacterial leaching, hybrid leaching, and biosynthesis related to different metals Covers recent developments in alternative procedures with the use of extremophiles and leaching bacteria Explains the imperative importance of bacteria in minerals and metals sector Addresses microbial interventions for waste cleanup and upgradation of minerals Compares existing processes with the new ones to elicit their importance Provides case studies on all respective topics by eminent researchers A resource for researchers, graduate students, and industry professionals involved in chemical/mining/metallurgical engineering/environmental science/microbiology, Microbiology for Minerals, Metals, Materials and the Environment skillfully explains the symbiotic relationship between microbiology and minerals-metals-materials, and utilizes experts from across the globe.

Resource Recovery and Recycling from Metallurgical Wastes

Author: S.R. Ramachandra Rao
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080463209
Format: PDF, Kindle
Download Now
Resource recovery and recycling from millions of tons of wastes produced from industrial activities is a continuing challenge for environmental engineers and researchers. Demand for conservation of resources, reduction in the quantity of waste and sustainable development with environmental control has been growing in every part of the world. Resource Recovery and Recycling from Metallurgical Wastes brings together the currently used techniques of waste processing and recycling, their applications with practical examples and economic potentials of the processes. Emphasis is on resource recovery by appropriate treatment and techniques. Material on the subject is scatterend in waste management and environmental related journals, conference volumes and government departmental technical reports. This work serves as a source book of information and as an educational technical reference for practicing scientists and engineers, as well as for students. Describes the currently used and potential techniques for the recovery of valuable resources from mineral and metallurgical wastes Discusses the applications to specific kinds of wastes with examples from current practices, as well as eht economics of the processes Presents recent and emerging technologies of potentials in metal recycling and by-product utilization

Membrane Based Separations in Metallurgy

Author: Lan Ying Jiang
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0128034270
Format: PDF
Download Now
Membrane-Based Separation in Metallurgy: Principles and Applications begins with basic coverage of the basic principles of the topic and then explains how membrane technology helps in the development of new environmentally friendly and sustainable metallurgical processes. The book features the principles of metallurgical process and how widely the membrane-based technology has been applied in metallurgical industry, including the basic principles of membrane-based separation in terms of material science, membrane structure engineering, transport mechanisms, and module design, detailed metallurgical process flowcharts with emphasis on membrane separations, current process designs, and describes problems and provides possible solutions. In addition, the book includes specific membrane applications, molecular design of materials, fine tuning of membrane’s multi-scale structure, module selection and process design, along with a final analysis of the environmental and economic benefits achieved by using these new processes. Outlines membrane separation processes and their use in the field of metallurgy Includes case studies and examples of various processes Describes individual unit operations and sectors of extractive metallurgy in a clear and thorough presentation for students and engineers Provides a quick reference to wastewater treatment using membrane technology in the metallurgical industry Outlines the design of flowsheets, a topic that is not covered in academic studies, but is necessary for the design of working process Provides examples and analysis of the economic implications and environmental and social impacts