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Conceptual Density Functional Theory and Its Application in the Chemical Domain

Nazmul Islam, Savas Kaya
July 03, 2018

In this book, new developments based on conceptual density functional theory (CDFT) and its applications in chemistry are discussed. It also includes discussion of some applications in corrosion and conductivity and synthesis studies based on CDFT. The electronic structure principles—such as the...

Physical Chemistry for Engineering and Applied Sciences: Theoretical and Methodological Implications

A. K. Haghi, Cristobal Noe Aguilar Gonzalez, Sabu Thomas, Praveen K. M
July 02, 2018

This new volume, Physical Chemistry for Engineering and Applied Sciences: Theoretical and Methodological Implications, introduces readers to some of the latest research applications of physical chemistry. The compilation of this volume was motived by the tremendous increase of useful research work...

Green Chemical Engineering: An Introduction to Catalysis, Kinetics, and Chemical Processes

S. Suresh, S. Sundaramoorthy
June 30, 2018

While chemical products are useful in their own right—they address the demands and needs of the masses—they also drain our natural resources and generate unwanted pollution. Green Chemical Engineering: An Introduction to Catalysis, Kinetics, and Chemical Processes encourages minimized use of...

Analytical Techniques for Quality Control of Medicinal Plants

Satyanshu Kumar, Raghuraj Singh
June 30, 2018

This book discusses current concepts and practice on analytical approaches for characterization of medicinal plants and plant-based products. It reviews all aspects of extraction, spectroscopic analysis, isolation, chemometrics, DNA bar-coding, in-line processing, and bioassays....

Kenaf Fibers and Composites

S. M. Sapuan, M.R. Ishak, J. Sahari, Muhammed Lamin Sanyang
June 28, 2018

Kenaf fiber is gaining attention as an alternative reinforcement for composite products due to low cost, reduced environmental impact, and attractive mechanical properties. Kenaf Fibers and Composites covers the breadth of these exciting materials, from raw material preparation to application in a...

Understanding Nanomaterials

Malkiat S. Johal
June 28, 2018

With a selective presentation of topics that makes it accessible for students who have taken introductory university science courses, Understanding Nanomaterials is a training tool for the future workforce in nanotech development. This introductory textbook offers insights into the fundamental...

Resource Recovery from Municipal Sewage Plants: An Energy-Water-Nutrients Nexus for Developing Countries

Musaida Mercy Manyuchi, Charles Mbohwa, Edison Muzenda
June 27, 2018

Water, energy, and food are basic requirements for life, and this book presents solutions for obtaining these from sewage wastewater treatment plants. It describes the optimal recovery of value-added products from municipal sewage plants in developing countries, and explains how the plants’...

Handbook of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Fifth Edition

Roger L. Lundblad, Fiona Macdonald
June 25, 2018

Edited by renowned protein scientist and bestselling author Roger L. Lundblad, with the assistance of Fiona M. Macdonald of CRC Press, this fifth edition of the Handbook of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology gathers a wealth of information not easily obtained, including information not found on the...

Capacitance Spectroscopy of Semiconductors

Jian V. Li, Giorgio Ferrari
June 21, 2018

Capacitance spectroscopy refers to techniques for characterizing the electrical properties of semiconductor materials, junctions, and interfaces, all from the dependence of device capacitance on frequency, time, temperature, and electric potential. This book includes 15 chapters written by...

Sonochemistry: An Emerging Green Technology

Suresh C. Ameta, Rakshit Ameta, Garima Ameta
June 20, 2018

Traditionally heat and light are thought as energy sources to drive a particular chemical reaction, but now ultrasound is a promising energy source for this purpose. The collapse of a bubble generates a wide range of high temperatures and pressures, and therefore, use of ultrasound has a...

Revival: Environmental Particles (1993): Volume 2

Jacques Buffle, Herman P. van Leeuwen
June 20, 2018

Environmental Particles, Volume 2 presents a review of the sampling, characterization, and behavior of particles in air, water, sediments, and solids. The book analyzes the formation, aggregation, transport, and conversion of particles, and evaluates the capabilities of physical and chemical...

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 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...