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Synthesis Green Metrics: Problems, Exercises, and Solutions

1st Edition

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John Andraos
January 11, 2019

Green chemistry promotes improved syntheses as an intellectual endeavour that can have a great impact both on preserving and utilizing our planet’s finite resources and the quality of human life. This masterful accomplishment provides an evaluation of environmental impact metrics according to life...

The Legacy of Carbon Dioxide: Past and Present Impacts

1st Edition

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Paul J. Karol
May 10, 2019

The Legacy of Carbon Dioxide: Past and Present Impacts covers the truly varied roles carbon dioxide has played and continues to play in the character of our planet. Chapters address the synthesis of CO2 in stars, the evolution of the atmosphere over billions of years, the chemical and physical prope...

Terpenoids Against Human Diseases

1st Edition

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Dijendra Nath Roy
March 25, 2019

This book highlights how terpenoids act as biological messengers and can be used as medicine against liver disease, neurodegenerative disease, cancer, infectious disease, cardiovascular disease, and inflammatory diseases. It emphasizes the metabolic engineering approach of terpenoids production ...

Environmental Chemical Analysis

2nd Edition

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S. Mitra, Pradyot Patnaik, B.B. Kebbekus
August 10, 2018

Undergraduate students in environmental science need a foundation in instrumental analysis as much as traditional chemistry majors, but their needs may be quite different. Environmental Chemical Analysis provides an explanation of analytical instrumentation methods for students without a background ...

Asymmetric Synthesis of Drugs and Natural Products

1st Edition

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Ahindra Nag
January 26, 2018

This book focuses on different techniques of asymmetric synthesis of important compounds, such as drugs and natural products. It gives insightful information on recent asymmetric synthesis by Inorganic, Organic and Enzymatic combinations. It also emphasizes chiral compounds and design of new catalys...

Chemistry of Pyrotechnics: Basic Principles and Theory, Third Edition

3rd Edition

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Chris Mocella, John A. Conkling
January 7, 2019

This book provides chemists with technical insight on pyrotechnics and explosives. It emphasizes basic chemical principles and practical, hands-on knowledge in the preparation of energetic materials. It examines the interactions between and adaptations of pyrotechnics to changing technology in areas...

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 100th Edition

100th Edition

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John Rumble
June 7, 2019

In a world with access to unlimited amounts of data, how can users who need to make critical scientific and technical decisions find high quality, reliable data? Today, more than ever, the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics remains a hallmark of quality. For over 100 years, the Handbook has provi...

Introduction to Liquid Crystals: Chemistry and Physics, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Peter J. Collings, John W. Goodby
October 10, 2019

Introduction to Liquid Crystals: Chemistry and Physics, Second Edition relies on only introductory level chemistry and physics as the foundation for understanding liquid crystal science. Liquid crystals combine the material properties of solids with the flow properties of fluids. As such they have...

Multiphase Particulate Systems in Turbulent Flows: Fluid-Liquid and Solid-Liquid Dispersions

1st Edition

Wioletta Podgórska
October 07, 2019

Multiphase Particulate Systems in Turbulent Flows: Fluid-Liquid and Solid-Liquid Dispersions provides methods necessary to analyze complex particulate systems and related phenomena including physical, chemical and mathematical description of fundamental processes influencing crystal size and shape,...

The Giant Vesicle Book

1st Edition

Rumiana Dimova, Carlos Marques
October 07, 2019

Giant vesicles are widely used as a model membrane system, both for basic biological systems and for their promising applications in the development of smart materials and cell mimetics, as well as in driving new technologies in synthetic biology and for the cosmetics and pharmaceutical industry....

Biochemistry in the Lab: A Manual for Undergraduates

1st Edition

Benjamin F. Lasseter
October 07, 2019

Most lab manuals assume a high level of knowledge among biochemistry students, as well as a large amount of experience combining knowledge from separate scientific disciplines. Biochemistry in the Lab: A Manual for Undergraduates expects little more than basic chemistry. It explains procedures...

Polymeric Biomaterials: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Applications, Volume 2

1st Edition

Severian Dumitriu, Valentin Popa
October 07, 2019

Biomaterials have had a major impact on the practice of contemporary medicine and patient care. Growing into a major interdisciplinary effort involving chemists, biologists, engineers, and physicians, biomaterials development has enabled the creation of high-quality devices, implants, and drug...

Introductory Solid State Physics with MATLAB Applications

1st Edition

Javier E. Hasbun, Trinanjan Datta
October 02, 2019

Solid state physics, the study and prediction of the fundamental physical properties of materials, forms the backbone of modern materials science and has many technological applications. The unique feature of this text is the MATLAB®-based computational approach with several numerical techniques...

Carbon Nanomaterials in Biomedicine and the Environment

1st Edition

Zulkhair Mansurov
September 30, 2019

Carbon nanomaterials possess special physical and chemical properties. As adsorbents, they are widely used for the purification of water and other liquids, recovery of valuable substances from liquid and gaseous media, and oil refining and also in petrochemical, wine, oil and fat, and other...

Treatment of Industrial Effluents: Case Studies

1st Edition

Mihir Kumar Purkait, Piyal Mondal, Chang-Tang Chang
September 27, 2019

To address the issue of discharge of untreated industrial effluent in the water body causing pollution, adoption of cleaner production technologies and waste minimization initiatives are being encouraged. The book explains each related technology elaborately and critically analyses the same from...

A Study of Enzymes: Enzyme Catalysts, Kinetics, and Substrate Binding

1st Edition

Stephen A. Kuby
September 27, 2019

First published in 1990, this comprehensive monograph consists of two parts: Volume I, entitled Enzyme Catalysis, Kinetics, and Substrate Binding; and Volume II, entitled Mechanism of Enzyme Action. Volume I focuses on several aspects of enzyme catalytic behavior, their steady-state and...

Soft Matters for Catalysts

1st Edition

Qingmin Ji, Harald Fuchs
September 26, 2019

With the increasing demand for optimization of energy storage, maintenance of the environment, and effective production, control on nanostructures of catalysts and optimization of their organization have become key to achieving high efficiency and specificity in energy and material conversion...

Molecular Chemistry and Biomolecular Engineering: Integrating Theory and Research with Practice

1st Edition

Lionello Pogliani, Francisco Torrens, A. K. Haghi
September 23, 2019

This new volume is devoted to molecular chemistry and its applications to the fields of biology. It looks at the integration of molecular chemistry with biomolecular engineering, with the goal of creating new biological or physical properties to address scientific or societal challenges. It takes a...

Phytochemicals: Aging and Health

1st Edition

Mark S. Meskin, Wayne R. Bidlack, R. Keith Randolph
September 19, 2019

The fastest growing demographic in both developed and developing societies around the world, the elderly bring unique medical and financial health-care burdens. In response to this phenomenon, a large and growing body of research is directed toward the science of healthy aging.  A substantial...

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