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Organic Chemist's Desk Reference

3rd Edition


Caroline Cooper, Rupert Purchase
August 9, 2017

Launched in 1995 as a companion to the Dictionary of Organic Compounds, the Organic Chemist’s Desk Reference has been essential reading for laboratory chemists who need a succinct guide to the ‘nuts and bolts’ of organic chemistry — the literature, nomenclature, stereochemistry, spectroscopy...

Ethics in Science: Ethical Misconduct in Scientific Research, Second Edition

2nd Edition

John G D'Angelo
December 14, 2018

Providing the tools necessary for a robust debate, this fully revised and updated second edition of Ethics in Science: Ethical Misconduct in Scientific Research explains various forms of scientific misconduct. The first part describes a variety of ethical violations, why they occur, how they are...

Quantum Mechanics: An Introduction

1st Edition

Thomas Banks
December 13, 2018

"pedagogical and accessible"—Nathan Seiberg, Professor, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey "an excellent book"—Andreas Karch, Professor, University of Washington "provides remarkable insights into technical aspects of the subject, but also into the most basic conceptual questions...

Chemical Equilibria: Exact Equations and Spreadsheet Programs to Solve Them

1st Edition

Harry L. Pardue
December 13, 2018

Concepts, procedures and programs described in this book make it possible for readers to solve both simple and complex equilibria problems quickly and easily and to visualize results in both numerical and graphical forms. They allow the user to calculate concentrations of reactants and products for...

Intellectual Property in Chemistry: A Guide to Applying for and Obtaining a Patent for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars

1st Edition

Nelson Durán, Leandro Carneiro Fonseca, Amedea B. Seabra
December 03, 2018

This book provides detailed instructions for reading and writing a patent. The book presents useful instructions for undergraduate and graduate students as well as post-doctoral, researchers and professors in the field of Chemistry and related areas. Written from a practical point of view it...

The Whys of a Scientific Life

1st Edition

John R. Helliwell
October 11, 2018

The first in the Focus Series on Global Science Education, The Whys of a Scientific Life examines why scientists do what they do. Working from a diverse background in scientific research, including academic departments of physics and chemistry, as well as the scientific civil service, the author...

Understanding Molecules: Lectures on Chemistry for Physicists and Engineers

1st Edition

Franco Battaglia, Thomas F. George
October 10, 2018

Chemistry is a subject that many students with differing goals have to tackle. This unique general chemistry textbook is tailored to more mathematically-oriented engineering or physics students. The authors emphasize the principles underlying chemistry rather than chemistry itself and the almost...

Basic Principles of Nanotechnology

1st Edition

Wesley C. Sanders
July 24, 2018

The book allows the reader to have a basic understanding of the structure and properties of nanoscale materials routinely used in nanotechnology-based research and industries. To add, the book describes the operation of nanoscale transistors and the processes used to fabricate the devices....

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 99th Edition

99th Edition

John Rumble
June 18, 2018

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...

Hydrogen: Its Technology and Implication: Hydrogen Properties - Volume III

1st Edition

June 14, 2018

Volume II of this series provides detailed design information on systems necessary for the storage, transfer, and transmission of gaseous and liquid hydrogen.Cost factors, technical aspects, and models of hydrogen pipeline systems are included together with a discussion of materials for hydrogen...

The Need for Critical Thinking and the Scientific Method

1st Edition

Finlay MacRitchie
May 14, 2018

The book exposes many of the misunderstandings about the scientific method and its application to critical thinking. It argues for a better understanding of the scientific method and for nurturing critical thinking in the community. This knowledge helps the reader to analyze issues more objectively...

A Century of Excellence in Measurements, Standards, and Technology

1st Edition

David R. Lide
April 16, 2018

Established by Congress in 1901, the National Bureau of Standards (NBS), now the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), has a long and distinguished history as the custodian and disseminator of the United States' standards of physical measurement. Having reached its centennial...

Mastering Academic Writing in the Sciences: A Step-by-Step Guide

1st Edition

Marialuisa Aliotta
April 03, 2018

This book provides a comprehensive and coherent step-by-step guide to writing in scientific academic disciplines. It is an invaluable resource for those working on a PhD thesis, research paper, dissertation, or report. Writing these documents can be a long and arduous experience for students...