Energy & Industry

  • Ecological Issues Related to Industrial Development

    Industrial development & ecological issues are at opposite ends in the spectrum regarding the health of the planet and its residents. While industrial development has improved the quality of life for people, it has come at a great ecological price...
    By weborglodge September 4, 2011 

  • Detection and Management of Industrial Stack Emissions

    Industries in the developed and developing nations emit greenhouse gasses along with some pretty noxious ones, power stations being the main culprit. Most of the industries do make an effort to control these stack emissions through testing and solutions...
    By Willie Scott August 21, 2011 

  • Nuclear Power Plant Accidents and Their Damaging Effects

    Nuclear engineers and operators are supposed to learn from the mistakes of past nuclear power plant accidents to prevent the harmful effects from recurring. Yet the admissions of fake safety reports surrounding the recent disaster in Japan only showed...
    By ciel s cantoria August 3, 2011 

  • Ocean Thermal Energy- Free Renewable or Not?

    Many people know about solar thermal energy systems, but most don't consider that the largest one in the world is the ocean. A change in temperature of just one degree Celsius causes an enormous shift in the amount of energy held by the oceans.
    By Sean Fears June 27, 2011 

  • Take Down the Lights!

    At most homes, holiday decorations include strings of lights. The lights are wrapped around trees, placed around doorways, and sometimes used to illuminate an entire home so it’s visible from blocks away.
    By Nicky LaMarco June 27, 2011 

  • Treating Water for Radioactive Particles

    Radioactive elements that dissolve in the drinking water have become a dangerous problem in various countries like US and Japan. The methods to remove these elements from drinking water are described in this article.
    By Asheesh June 2, 2011 

  • Aluminum--The Future For Industries

    Do you know that Aluminum is the 2nd most used metal in the world? Do you know that the medicines we use has aluminum compounds in it? Know the stunning roles played by Aluminum in various sectors ranging from aviation to beverage cans.They are...
    By sriram balu June 1, 2011 

  • The Harsh Effects of Excessive Nuclear Radiation Exposure

    The recent Daiichi nuclear plant disaster in Japan was initially perceived as an unforeseen incident caused by the power of nature; however, questionable cover-ups in the plant’s faulty systems have surfaced and haven't helped to alleviate...
    By ciel s cantoria May 31, 2011 

  • Treatment of Soil for Excess Manganese Levels

    Phytoremediation is the process of using plants to remove heavy metal toxins from the soil to ready it for agricultural use. There is a subset of this process that works to remove manganese from water sources as well.
    By KennethSleight May 29, 2011 

  • Variations in Activated Sludge Wastewater Treatment Systems

    Activated sludge waste water treatment systems are the most widely used type of biological wastewater treatment for removal of biochemical oxygen demand from wastewater. All activated sludge process variations bring dissolved oxygen, aerobic bacteria...
    By Harlan Bengtson May 27, 2011 
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