Natural Gas Hydrates: A Guide for Engineers

 
9780123908292: Natural Gas Hydrates: A Guide for Engineers

This is the most exhaustive study to date on natural gas hydrates. In spite of their importance, hydrates are misunderstood, and misconceptions abound. This book provides an accurate review of what hydrates are and under what conditions they will form, and it provides the engineer with the methods to predict the occurrences of hydrates. The petroleum industry spends millions every year to combat the formation of hydrates, the solid, crystalline compounds that form from water and small molecules, damaging equipment and plugging transmission lines. Understanding how, when, and where they form and using this knowledge to apply remedies in practical applications are crucial.

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"This text describes one of the most comprehensive studies of natural gas hydrates in history. It provides a review of what hydrates are and under what conditionsthey will form. It also provides the reader with the methods to predict occurrences of hydrates." --Sea Technology, March 2003

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After obtaining his Ph.D., John Carroll worked at the University of Alberta as a Research Associate and a Sessional Lecturer, teaching heat transfer and numerical analysis. He also worked on several research projects, resulting in many papers and conference presentations. Much of this work has been incorporated into AQUAlibrium. Dr. Carroll is the author or co-author of about 30 papers in refereed journals, nine articles in technical magazines, and approximately 25 conference presentations. He has a special interest in the application of Henry's Law. A series of papers, culminating in the recent publication of "

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