Handbook of Filter Media

  • Filename: handbook-of-filter-media.
  • ISBN: 0080507778
  • Release Date: 2002-10-28
  • Number of pages: 572
  • Author: D. Purchas
  • Publisher: Elsevier



This comprehensive handbook provides a complete and updated overview of filter media. From classification to performance date to practical selection tables.

Handbook of Nonwoven Filter Media

  • Filename: handbook-of-nonwoven-filter-media.
  • ISBN: 1856174417
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 473
  • Author: Irwin Marshall Hutten
  • Publisher: Elsevier



The non-woven filter media are used in the pre-filtration of liquids, protection of membrane filters, gaseous filtration, the automotive industry and air purification. Written by an industry expert, this handbook covers the properties, formation, materials, types of filters, applications, test-methods and standards.

Filters and Filtration Handbook

  • Filename: filters-and-filtration-handbook.
  • ISBN: 0080558046
  • Release Date: 2011-04-18
  • Number of pages: 520
  • Author: Kenneth S Sutherland
  • Publisher: Elsevier



Filters are used in most industries, especially the water, sewage, oil, gas, food and beverage, and pharmaceutical industries. The new edition of this established title is an all-encompassing practical account of standard filtration equipment and its applications. Completely revised and rewritten, it is an essential book for the engineer working in a plant situation-who requires guidance and information on what’s available and whether it’s suitable for the job. Co-published with the Institution of Chemical Engineers. Co-published with the Institution of Chemical Engineers. *The leading practical engineering guide to filtration techniques, systems and their applications *Meets the needs of all key sectors where filtration is a critical process, including chemical processing and manufacture, food, oil and gas, air-conditioning and water *A comprehensive sourcebook and reference for plant engineers, process engineers, plant designers, filter media and filtration specialists and equipment specifiers

Handbook of Water and Wastewater Treatment Technologies

  • Filename: handbook-of-water-and-wastewater-treatment-technologies.
  • ISBN: 0750674989
  • Release Date: 2002
  • Number of pages: 636
  • Author: Nicholas P. Cheremisinoff
  • Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann



This Handbook is an authoritative reference for process and plant engineers, water treatment plant operators and environmental consultants. Practical information is provided for application to the treatment of drinking water and to industrial and municipal wastewater. The author presents material for those concerned with meeting government regulations, reducing or avoiding fines for violations, and making cost-effective decisions while producing a high quality of water via physical, chemical, and thermal techniques. Included in the texts are sidebar discussions, questions for thinking and discussing, recommended resources for the reader, and a comprehensive glossary. Two companion books by Cheremisinoff are available: Handbook of Air Pollution Control Technologies, and Handbook of Solid Waste Management and Waste Minimization Technologies. * Covers the treatment of drinking water as well as industrial and municipal wastewater * Cost-efficiency considerations are incorporated in the discussion of methodologies * Provides practical and broad-based information in one comprehensive source

Handbook of filter synthesis

  • Filename: handbook-of-filter-synthesis.
  • ISBN: UOM:39015000451628
  • Release Date: 1967
  • Number of pages: 576
  • Author: Anatol I. Zverev
  • Publisher: Wiley-Interscience



Handbook of Filter Synthesis, originally published in 1967 is the classic reference for continuous time filter design. The plots of filter behaviour for different designs, such as ripple and group delay, make this book invaluable. The discussion of how to synthesize a bandpass, bandpass, or bandstop filter from a lowpass prototype is also very useful

Filters and Filtration Handbook

  • Filename: filters-and-filtration-handbook.
  • ISBN: 1856173224
  • Release Date: 1997
  • Number of pages: 1079
  • Author: T. Christopher Dickenson
  • Publisher: Elsevier



Following over 3,000 sales of the third edition, the fourth edition of Filters & Filtration Handbook is again destined to become the leading reference manual for filtration and separation products. The handbook is an essential reference tool for engineers, designers technicians, plant operators and consultants as well as staff with responsibility for purchasing, planning, sales and marketing. It is directly relevant to numerous industries including water, fluid power, chemicals, pharmaceutical, food and beverages, processing, general engineering, electronics and manufacturing.

Routledge Handbook of Media Law

  • Filename: routledge-handbook-of-media-law.
  • ISBN: 9780415683166
  • Release Date: 2013
  • Number of pages: 594
  • Author: Monroe E. Price
  • Publisher: Routledge



Featuring specially commissioned chapters from experts in the field of media and communications law, this book provides an authoritative survey of media law from a comparative perspective. The handbook does not simply offer a synopsis of the state of affairs in media law jurisprudence, rather it provides a better understanding of the forces that generate media rules, norms, and standards against the background of major transformations in the way information is mediated as a result of democratization, economic development, cultural change, globalization and technological innovation. The book addresses a range of issues including: Media Law and Evolving Concepts of Democracy Network neutrality and traffic management Public Service Broadcasting in Europe Interception of Communication and Surveillance in Russia State secrets, leaks and the media A variety of rule-making institutions are considered, including administrative, and judicial entities within and outside government, but also entities such as associations and corporations that generate binding rules. The book assesses the emerging role of supranational economic and political groupings as well as non-Western models, such as China and India, where cultural attitudes toward media freedoms are often very different. Monroe E. Price is Director of the Center for Global Communication Studies at the Annenberg School for the University of Pennsylvania and Joseph and Sadie Danciger Professor of Law and Director of the Howard M. Squadron Program in Law, Media and Society at the Cardozo School of Law. Stefaan Verhulst is Chief of Research at the Markle Foundation. Previously he was the co-founder and co-director, with Professor Monroe Price, of the Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy (PCMLP) at Oxford University, as well as senior research fellow at the Centre for Socio Legal Studies. Libby Morgan is the Associate Director of the Center for Global Communication Studies at the Annenberg School for the University of Pennsylvania.

Handbook of Microbiological Media Fourth Edition

  • Filename: handbook-of-microbiological-media-fourth-edition.
  • ISBN: 9781439804087
  • Release Date: 2010-03-17
  • Number of pages: 2040
  • Author: Ronald M. Atlas
  • Publisher: CRC Press



Handbook of Microbiological Media, Fourth Edition is an invaluable reference for every medical, veterinary, diagnostic, and academic laboratory, and now in its fourth edition, it is even more complete. This edition carries on the tradition of CRC Press handbook excellence, listing the formulations, methods of preparation, and uses for more than 7,000 microbiological media. With 1,500 more entries than any previous edition, the handbook includes both classic and modern media used for the identification, cultivation, and maintenance of diverse bacteria, archaea, and fungi. The breadth of culture media in this comprehensive resource is enormous and has greatly expanded in recent years with the exploration of extreme habitats and the use of molecular methods to identify new lineages of bacteria and archaea. The media also represent significant advances in the ability to use chromogenic substrates to identify specific species and strains of bacteria, e.g., E. coli O157 and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). These media are extremely useful for clinical diagnostics and for the protection of the food supply from pathogenic microorganisms. With over 7,000 formulations, this new edition includes all the media used for: Routine examination of food and water Cultivating specific strains of bacteria, archaea, fungi, and protists, including many anaerobes and extremophiles Cultivating the numerous microorganisms currently available from the world’s global bioresource centers (BRCs) Additionally, many culture media are now available that are free of animal components. Plant-based media eliminate possible contamination with prions, which is important for production of vaccines and pharmaceuticals. The entries are arranged alphabetically by medium name and include composition, instructions for preparation, commercial sources, safety cautions, uses, and more. This reference contains the most comprehensive compilation of microbiological media available in a single volume. The only resource you need for all media types, it makes finding media for culturing diverse microorganisms quick and simple. With uniform presentations of media formulations and preparations, it presents easy-to-follow directions and cookbook recipes for preparing media. You won’t find a more complete or user-friendly microbiology reference anywhere.

The Social Media Management Handbook

  • Filename: the-social-media-management-handbook.
  • ISBN: 1118003527
  • Release Date: 2010-12-15
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Author: Robert Wollan
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



How do organizations manage social media effectively? Every organization wants to implement social media, but it is difficult to create processes and mange employees to make this happen. Most social media books focus on strategies for communicating with customers, but they fail to address the internal process that takes place within a business before those strategies can be implemented. This book is geared toward helping you manage every step of the process required to use social media for business. The Social Media Management Handbook provides a complete toolbox for defining and practicing a coherent social media strategy. It is a comprehensive resource for bringing together such disparate areas as IT, customer service, sales, communications, and more to meet social media goals. Wollan and Smith and their Accenture team explain policies, procedures, roles and responsibilities, metrics, strategies, incentives, and legal issues that may arise. You will learn how to: Empower employees and teams to utilize social media effectively throughout the organization Measure the ROI of social media investments and ensure appropriate business value is achieved over time Make smarter decisions, make them more quickly, and make them stick Get the most out of your social media investment and fully leverage its benefits at your company with The Social Media Management Handbook.

Electronic Filter Design Handbook Fourth Edition

  • Filename: electronic-filter-design-handbook-fourth-edition.
  • ISBN: 9780071491303
  • Release Date: 2010-08-01
  • Number of pages: 775
  • Author: Arthur Williams
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



Keep up with major developments in Electronic Filter Design, including the latest advances in both analog and digital filters Long-established as “The Bible” of practical electronic filter design, McGraw-Hill's classic Electronic Filter Design Handbook has now been completely revised and updated for a new generation of design engineers. The Fourth Edition includes the most recent advances in both analog and digital filter design_plus a new CD for simplifying the design process, ensuring accuracy of design, and saving hours of manual computation.

Handbook of Visual Communication

  • Filename: handbook-of-visual-communication.
  • ISBN: 9781135636524
  • Release Date: 2004-12-13
  • Number of pages: 624
  • Author: Kenneth L. Smith
  • Publisher: Routledge



This Handbook of Visual Communication explores the key theoretical areas in visual communication, and presents the research methods utilized in exploring how people see and how visual communication occurs. With chapters contributed by many of the best-known and respected scholars in visual communication, this volume brings together significant and influential work in the visual communication discipline. The theory chapters included here define the twelve major theories in visual communication scholarship: aesthetics, perception, representation, visual rhetoric, cognition, semiotics, reception theory, narrative, media aesthetics, ethics, visual literacy, and cultural studies. Each of these theory chapters is followed by exemplar studies in the area, demonstrating the various methods used in visual communication research as well as the research approaches applicable for specific media types. The Handbook serves as an invaluable reference for visual communication theory as well as a useful resource book of research methods in the discipline. It defines the current state of theory and research in visual communication, and serves as a foundation for future scholarship and study. As such, it is required reading for scholars, researchers, and advanced students in visual communication, and it will be influential in other disciplines in which the visual component is key, including advertising, persuasion, and media studies. The volume will also be useful to practitioners seeking to understand the visual aspects of their media and the visual processes used by their audiences.

Handbook of Sports and Media

  • Filename: handbook-of-sports-and-media.
  • ISBN: 9780203873670
  • Release Date: 2006-04-17
  • Number of pages: 656
  • Author: Arthur A. Raney
  • Publisher: Routledge



This distinctive Handbook covers the breadth of sports and media scholarship, one of the up-and-coming topics bridging media entertainment, sports management, and popular culture. Organized into historical, institutional, spectator, and critical studies perspectives, this volume brings together the work of many researchers into one quintessential volume, defining the full scope of the subject area. Editors Arthur Raney and Jennings Bryant have recruited contributors from around the world to identify and synthesize the research representing numerous facets of the sports-media relationship. As a unique collection on a very timely topic, the volume offers chapters examining the development of sports media; production, coverage, and economics of sports media; sports media audiences; sports promotion; and race and gender issues in sports and media. Unique in its orientation and breadth, the Handbook of Sports and Media is destined to play a major role in the future development of this fast-growing area of study. It is a must-have work for scholars, researchers, and graduate students working in media entertainment, media psychology, mass media/mass communication, sports marketing and management, popular communication, popular culture, and cultural studies.

Routledge Handbook of Sport and New Media

  • Filename: routledge-handbook-of-sport-and-new-media.
  • ISBN: 9781136292125
  • Release Date: 2014-01-10
  • Number of pages: 392
  • Author: Andrew C Billings
  • Publisher: Routledge



New media technologies have become a central part of the sports media landscape. Sports fans use new media to watch games, discuss sports transactions, form fan-based communities, and secure minutiae about their favorite players and teams. Never before have fans known so much about athletes, whether that happens via Twitter feeds, fan sites, or blogs, and never before have the lines between producer, consumer, enactor, fan and athlete been more blurred. The Internet has made virtually everything available for sports media consumption; it has also made understanding sports media substantially more complex. The Routledge Handbook of Sport and New Media is the most comprehensive and in-depth study of the impact of new media in sport ever to be published. Adopting a broad, interdisciplinary approach, the book explores new media in sport as a cultural, social, commercial, economic, and technological phenomenon, examining the profound impact of digital technologies on that the way that sport is produced, consumed and understood. There is no aspect of social life or commercial activity in general that is not being radically influenced by the rise of new media forms, and by offering a "state of the field" survey of work in this area, the Routledge Handbook of Sport and New Media is important reading for any advanced student, researcher or practitioner with an interest in sports studies, media studies or communication studies.

Handbook of Tables for Elliptic Function Filters

  • Filename: handbook-of-tables-for-elliptic-function-filters.
  • ISBN: 9781461315476
  • Release Date: 2012-12-06
  • Number of pages: 292
  • Author: K.L. Su
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media



This handbook is inspired by occasional questions from my stu dents and coworkers as to how they can obtain easily the best network functions from which they can complete their filter design projects to satisfy certain criteria. They don't need any help to design the filter. They need only the network function. It appears that this crucial step can be a bottleneck to designers. This handbook is meant to supply the information for those who need a quick answer to a simple question of this kind. There are three most useful basic standard low-pass magnitude characteristics used in filter design. These are the Butterworth, the Chebyshev, and the elliptic characteristics. The Butterworth charac teristic is maximally flat at the origin. The Chebyshev characteristic gives equal-ripple variation in the pass band. The elliptic character istic gives equal-ripple variation in both the pass band and the stop band. The Butterworth and the Chebyshev characteristics are fairly easy to use, and formulas for their parameters are widely available and fairly easy to apply. The theory and derivation of formulas for the elliptic characteristic, however, are much more difficult to handle and understand. This is chiefly because their original development made use of the Jacobian elliptic functions, which are not familiar to most electrical engineers. Although there are several other methods of developing this characteristic, such as the potential analogy, the Chebyshev rational functions, and numerical techniques, most filter designers are as unfamiliar with these methods as they are with the elliptic functions.

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