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Gypsum: Properties, Production and Applications $270.00
Editors: Delia H. Sampson
Book Description:
Gypsum is a very soft mineral composed of calcium sulfate dihydrate and often occurs in nature as flattened and often twinned crystals and transparent cleavable masses called selenite. This new book presents research data from around the globe in the study of gypsum including the mining activity and geotechnical and hydreological issues related to the presence of gypsum in Asturias, Spain; the effects of flue gas desulfurization gypsum on the performances of cement based materials; the biomechanical and biological evidences supporting the in vitro application of gypsum in three decisive spinal surgical processes and luminescence spectroscopy as a sensor for the setting of gypsum plaster.

Table of Contents:
Preface

Gypsum Scale Formation Control in Pipe Flow Systems: A Systematic Study on the Effects of Process Parameters and Additives, pp. 1-33
(Ha Ming Ang, Stefanus Muryanto, Tung Hoang, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, and others)

Mining Activity and Geotechnical and Hydrogeological Issues Related to the Presence of Gypsum in Asturias (NW Spain), pp. 35-67
(Beatriz González-Fernández, Eduardo Menéndez-Casares, Mónica Meléndez-Asensio, Manuel Gutiérrez-Claverol, Departamento de Explotación y Prospección de Minas, Oviedo University, Oviedo, Asturias, Spain, and others)

Characterization and Applications of Industrial Wastes with High Content of Gypsum, pp. 69-89
(M.J. Gázquez, J.P. Bolívar, J. Mantero, R. García-Tenorio, F. Vaca, Department of Applied Physics, University of Huelva, Huelva, Spain, and others)

Mercury in Flue Gas Desulfurization Gypsum from Coal Combustion Processes, pp. 91-109
(Manuela Rallo, M. Antonia Lopez-Anton, Ron Perry, M. Mercedes Maroto-Valer, Energy and Sustainability Research Division, Faculty of Engineering, University Park, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom)

Crystallization and Dissolution of Gypsum, pp. 111-129
(Chunfang Fan, H. Henry Teng, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Rice University, Houston, Texas, and others)

Gypsum as weathering product in the built environment, 131-151
(Jorge Sanjurjo Sánchez, Carlos Alves and Juan Ramón Vidal Romaní, Instituto Universitario de Geología “Isidro Parga Pondal”. Campus de Elviña Universidade da Coruña, 15071 A Coruña, España)

Effects of Flue Gas Desulfurization (FGD) Gypsum on the Performances of Cement Based Materials, pp. 153-173
(Huisheng Shi, Xiaolu Guo, Key Laboratory of Advanced Civil Engineering Materials, Tongji University, Ministry of Education, Shanghai, China, and others)

First Overview on Gypsum in the New and Exceptional "Lo Hueco" Fossil Site (Upper Cretaceous, Cuenca, Spain), pp. 175-190
(B. Carenas, F. Barroso-Barcenilla, A. Berreteaga, O. Cambra-Moo, F. Coruña, L. González-Acebrón, M. Segura, Unidad de Mineralogía, Departamento de Geología, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain, and others)

Gypsum: Properties, Production and Applications, pp. 191-204
(Habes A. Ghrefat, Fares M. Howari, King Saud University, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and others)

Clinical Use of Gypsum: Perspectives of Spinal Applications, pp. 205-215
(Aron Lazary, Peter Paul Varga, National Center for Spinal Disorders, Budapest, Hungary)

Luminescence Spectroscopy as a Sensor for the Setting of Gypsum Plaster, pp. 217-223
(Arnd Vogler, Horst Kunkely, Institut für Anorganische Chemie, Universität Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany)

Leaching Yttrium- Bearing Fluorite for Producing Anhydrite–Gypsum, pp. 225-233
(Omneya M. El-Hussaini, Nuclear Materials Authority, El-Maadi, Cairo, Egypt)

Gypsum, pp. 235-248
(Kaulir Kisor Chatterjee, Nagpur, India)*

Plasterboard and Gypsum Waste as a Novel Cementitious Binder, pp. 249-359
(E. Ganjian, H. Sadeghi-Pouya, P. Claisse, Department of Built Environment, Faculty of Engineering and Computing, Coventry University, Conventry, United Kingdom)*

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   Series:
      Chemical Engineering Methods and Technology
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: pp.371
   ISBN: 978-1-61728-809-8
   Status: AV
  
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