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Organic Chemist's Desk Reference, Third 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...

The Need for Critical Thinking and the Scientific Method

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...

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

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...

Receptor Phosphorylation

Virinder K. Moudgil
December 13, 2017

The following chapters comprise invited contributions from eminent scientists who are internationally recognized authorities on the subject. The chapters have been written to provide the reader with adequate background, necessary experimental details, and discussion that is easy to comprehend. The...

Metal Matrix Composites

C.T. Lynch
December 12, 2017

The concept of reinforcing a material by the use of a fiber is not a new one. The Egyptian brick layer employed the same principle more than three thousand years ago when straw was incorporated into the bricks. More recent examples of fiber reinforced composites are steel-reinforced concrete, nylon...

Activity Coefficients in Electrolyte Solutions

Kenneth S. Pitzer
December 12, 2017

This book was first published in 1991. It considers the concepts and theories relating to mostly aqueous systems of activity coefficients....

Inorganic Ion Exchange Materials

December 08, 2017

This book extends the frontiers of the ion exchange technologist and highlights new materials for the future....

Non-Fluorinated Propellants and Solvents for Aerosols

D. M. Aviado
December 08, 2017

The present volume does not deal with a single chemical but with three solvents and three propellants that are likely to be used in aerosol products. Although it is common practice to combine solvents and propellants in pressurized containers, there has been no previous attempt to examine each...

Microemulsions: Structure and Dynamics

November 29, 2017

This book describes the microemulsion phenomenon in a systematic manner and not only provides an up-to-date introduction to this topic but aslo serves as the basis for further development in the area.The progress of microemulsion research has taken place in well-defined stages. The introduction...

Particle Characterization in Technology: Volume I: Application and Microanalysis

November 29, 2017

Volume I present an important exposition of some of the most significant areas where particle characterization is applied. The technological fields include pharmaceutical materials, bulk solids, and explosions....

Particle Characterization in Technology: Volume II: Morphological Analysis

J.K. Beddow
November 29, 2017

The first section of volume II deals with both theory and methods of morphological analysis, it then discusses data analysis, and finally, the applications....

Dynamic Characteristics Of Ion Selective Electrodes

Erno Lindner
November 29, 2017

The present book deals with the principle of the aforementioned techniques and discusses the information they provide for electrode kinetics. Special attention is paid to the activity step method, since this technique is carried out under zero current potentiometric conditions and allows the study...

Chemistry: Our Past, Present, and Future

Choon H. Do, Attila E. Pavlath
August 15, 2017

This book discusses the vital role of chemistry in everyday life. It encourages readers to understand how the knowledge of chemistry is important for the development of society and a better future. The text is organized into three parts. Part I covers the historical aspects of chemistry and...