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Author Sawyer, James W., author

Title Automotive scrap recycling : processes, prices, and prospects / James W. Sawyer
Published Oxon : Routledge, 2016
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Description 1 online resource
Series Routledge revivals
Routledge revivals.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ; INTRODUCTION ; Chapter 1. FERROUS SOLID RESIDUALS; Types of Residuals; Recycling versus Disposal; Types of Scrap; Automobile-Derived Scrap; Chapter 2. A QUALITATIVE INTRODUCTION TO THE FERROUS SCRAP INDUSTRY; The Generation of Raw Scrap; Scrap Processing Equipment; Chapter 3. PROCESSED FERROUS SCRAP GRADES AND STEEL SCRAP QUALITY
Chapter 6. HULK TRANSPORTATION AND PROCESSINGHulk Transport; Costs of Processing Hulks into Steel Scrap; Costing Procedure; The Hulk Processing Model; Chapter 7. ANALYSIS AND SYNTHESIS; Elasticity of Supply of Steel Scrap Derived from Obsolete Automobiles; Further Comments on Supply; Significance of the Supply Function; The Quality Problem; Dismantling and Labor Costs; Calculation of Removal of Heterogeneous Nonferrous Metal by Shredders; Regulations on Discharge of Residuals; Appendix A. Materials and Labor Prices; Chapter 8. PERSPECTIVE; Recycling Lerrous Material; Research Results
Definitional Problems in Grading ScrapScrap Grades and Associated Processes; Impurities in Scrap; Chapter 4. THE SUPPLY OF DEREGISTERED AUTOMOBILES AND HULKS; Calculating a Deregistration Rate Coefficient; The Problem of Aggregation; Population Distribution in the Philadelphia Region; Transportation of the Deregistered Auto to the Dismantler; Summary; Appendix A. Forecast of Deregistered Auto Availability; Chapter 5. THE DISMANTLING MODEL; Structure; Verification; Appendix A. Relevant Data for Automobile Dismantling Model; Appendix B. Mathematical Structure of the Dismantling Model
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed March 21, 2016)
Subject Automobile wrecking and used parts industry -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Resources for the Future.
ISBN 1317333748 (electronic bk)
9781317333746 (electronic bk)