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Chemistry of Pyrotechnics: Basic Principles and Theory, Third Edition

3rd Edition


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...

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,...

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...

Nanofiber Membranes for Medical, Environmental, and Energy Applications

1st Edition

Ahmad Fauzi Ismail, Nidal Hilal, Juhana Jaafar, Chris Wright
August 08, 2019

This book focuses on the nanofiber membrane’s fabrication, characterization, and performance for medical, environment and energy applications. Topics include polymer, inorganic and composite-form nanofiber membrane materials. Top Research teams from varied disciplines and continents outline applied...

Chemical Reaction Engineering and Reactor Technology, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Tapio O. Salmi, Jyri-Pekka Mikkola, Johan P. Wärnå
July 25, 2019

The role of the chemical reactor is crucial for the industrial conversion of raw materials into products and numerous factors must be considered when selecting an appropriate and efficient chemical reactor. Chemical Reaction Engineering and Reactor Technology defines the qualitative aspects that...

Drying and Roasting of Cocoa and Coffee

1st Edition

Ching Lik Hii, Flávio Meira Borém
July 12, 2019

This is the first practical book dedicated to the fundamental and application aspects of two major unit operations in cocoa and coffee processing, namely drying and roasting. The drying and roasting of cocoa and coffee beans play critical roles in governing the formation of flavor precursors in the...

Introduction to Software for Chemical Engineers, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Mariano Martín Martín
July 02, 2019

The field of Chemical Engineering and its link to computer science is in constant evolution and new engineers have a variety of tools at their disposal to tackle their everyday problems. Introduction to Software for Chemical Engineers, Second Edition provides a quick guide to the use of various...

Handbook of Petrochemical Processes

1st Edition

James G. Speight
June 28, 2019

The petrochemical industry is a scientific and engineering field that encompasses the production of a wide range of chemicals and polymers. The purpose of this book is not only to provide a follow-on to form the later chapters of the highly successful Chemistry and Technology of Petroleum 5th...

Nanoimprinting and its Applications

1st Edition

Akihiro Miyauchi
June 17, 2019

Nanoimprinting has grown rapidly since it was proposed in 1995 by Prof. Chou. Now machines, resins, and molds for nanoimprinting are commercially available worldwide. The application fields of nanoimprinting are expanding to not only electronics but also optics, biology, and energy because...

Handbook of Nonmedical Applications of Liposomes: Theory and Basic Sciences

1st Edition

Danilo D. Lasic, Yechezkel Barenholz
June 12, 2019

First published in 1996, liposomes have become an important model in fundamental biomembrane research, including biophysical, biochemical, and cell biological studies of membranes and cell function. They are thoroughly studied in several applications, such as drug delivery systems in medical...

Industrial Biomimetics

1st Edition

Akihiro Miyauchi, Masatsugu Shimomura
June 10, 2019

Biomimetics is an innovative paradigm shift based on biodiversity for sustainability. Biodiversity is not only the result of evolutionary adaption but also the optimized solution of an epic combinatorial chemistry for sustainability, because the diversity has been acquired by biological processes...

The Algebra of Organic Synthesis: Green Metrics, Design Strategy, Route Selection, and Optimization

1st Edition

John Andraos
April 15, 2019

The Algebra of Organic Synthesis combines the aims, philosophies, and efforts involved in organic synthesis, reaction optimization, and green chemistry with techniques for determining quantitatively just how "green" synthesis plans are. It provides the first complete quantitative description of...

Handbook of Humidity Measurement, Volume 2: Electronic and Electrical Humidity Sensors

1st Edition

Ghenadii Korotcenkov
February 05, 2019

The second volume of Handbook of Humidity Measurement "Electronic and Electrical Humidity Sensors" is entirely devoted to the consideration of different types of solid-state devices which can be used for humidity measurement. There is given a detailed information, including advantages and...