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Subject: Chemical engineering
1. Title: Petroleum production engineering : a computer-assisted approach

Author/Editor: Guo, Boyun

Edition: Second edition.
Year of Publication: 2017

Abstract/Summary: Petroleum Production Engineering, Second Edition, updates both the new and veteran engineer on how to employ day-to-day production fundamentals to solve real-world challenges with modern technology. Enhanced to include equations and references with today's more complex systems, such as working with horizontal wells, workovers, and an entire new section of chapters dedicated to flow assurance, this go-to reference remains the most all-inclusive source for answering all upstream and midstream production issues. Completely updated with five sections covering the entire production spectrum, including well productivity, equipment and facilities, well stimulation and workover, artificial lift methods, and flow assurance, this updated edition continues to deliver the most practical applied production techniques, answers, and methods for today's production engineer and manager.
2. Title: Standard handbook of petroleum and natural gas engineering

Author/Editor: Lyons, William C.

Edition: Third edition.
Year of Publication: 2016

Abstract/Summary: Standard Handbook of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering, Third Edition, provides you with the best, state-of-the-art coverage for every aspect of petroleum and natural gas engineering. With thousands of illustrations and 1,600 information-packed pages, this handbook is a handy and valuable reference. Written by dozens of leading industry experts and academics, the book provides the best, most comprehensive source of petroleum engineering information available.
Subject: Engineering & Applied operations
1. Title: chiefly color

Author/Editor: Construction Industry Development Board Malaysia

Year of Publication: 2018

Abstract/Summary: MyCESMM Class D revised version of site investigation works, has been revised upon the request by industry's experts on site investigation works.
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2. Title: Thermal insulation handbook for the oil, gas, and petrochemical industries

Author/Editor: Bahadori, Alireza

Year of Publication: 2014

Abstract/Summary: Thermal insulation handbook for the oil and gas industries addresses relative design, materials, procedures, and standard installation necessities for various oil and gas infrastructure such as pipelines, subsea equipment, vessels, and tanks. With the continued increase in available natural gas ready to export especially LNG and the definition of deepwater changing every year, an understanding of thermal insulation is more critical than ever. This handbook helps oil and gas engineers ensure that their products are exporting safely and that the equipment's integrity is protected.
3. Title: Pipeline integrity handbook : risk management and evaluation

Author/Editor: Singh, Ramesh

Year of Publication: 2013

Abstract/Summary: The book begins with an overview of pipeline risk management and engineering assessment, including data collection and regulatory approaches to liquid pipeline risk management. Other critical integrity issues include pipeline defects and corrective actions, introduction to various essential pipeline material such as line pipes and valves, coverage on corrosion and corrosion protection, also identifies the key pipeline degradation mechanisms and threats to pipeline integrity and appreciates various corrosion monitoring and control tools and techniques. Furthermore understands the principles of risk assessment and be able to conduct a simple risk assessment, it also develops simple Pipeline Integrity Management plans, selects and apply appropriate inspection and assessment criteria for pipeline defects and recommends appropriate repair methods for pipeline defects.
4. Title: Integration of renewable sources of energy

Author/Editor: Farret, Felix A.

Edition: Second edition.
Year of Publication: 2017

Abstract/Summary: This book is about the latest tools and techniques for addressing the challenges of 21st century power generation, renewable sources and distribution systems. Renewable energy technologies and systems are advancing by leaps and bounds, and it's only a matter of time before renewables replace fossil fuel and nuclear energy sources. Written for practicing engineers, researchers and students alike, this book discusses state-of-the art mathematical and engineering tools for the modeling, simulation and control of renewable and mixed energy systems and related power electronics. Computational methods for multi-domain modeling of integrated energy systems and the solution of power electronics engineering problems are described in detail.
Subject: English
1. Title: Expert IELTS 7.5 coursebook with online audio and MyEnglishLab

Author/Editor: Aish, Fiona

Year of Publication: 2017

Abstract/Summary: The Expert series provides rigorous exam training for high-achieving students while developing language awareness and communication skills. Expert IELTS is an intensive course for students preparing for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Expert IELTS trains students in all parts of the IELTS test, improving their scores and building language proficiency. It helps students stay focused to get the IELTS band score they need to achieve their goals, whether it's to get a better job, get on to a university course or for visa requirements.
Subject: Mathematics
1. Title: Partial least squares structural equation modeling (PLS-SEM) using SmartPLS 3.0 : an updated and practical guide to statistical analysis

Author/Editor: T. Ramayah

Year of Publication: 2018

Abstract/Summary: The new edition of this well-organized book to understanding PLS-SEM using SmartPLS is a comprehensive guide for newbies and experts. It includes an introduction to fundamental topics such as establishing, estimating and evaluating PLS path models and some additional topics such as mediation and moderation. The authors provide those who want to exploit the analytical opportunities of PLS-SEM in research and practice with the latest knowledge of the method. Readers will enjoy the fresh and easy to understand examples analyzed with the SmartPLS 3 software.
Subject: Social Science
1. Title: Intercultural communication : an advanced resource book for students

Author/Editor: Holliday, Adrian

Edition: Third edition.
Year of Publication: 2017

Abstract/Summary: Routledge Applied Linguistics is a series of comprehensive textbooks, providing students and researchers with the support they need for advanced study in the core areas of English language and Applied Linguistics. Each book in the series guides readers through three main sections, enabling them to explore and develop major themes within the discipline.
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