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Polymeric and Nanostructured Materials: Synthesis, Properties, and Advanced Applications

1st Edition

Aparna Thankappan, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Sabu Thomas, Aneesa Padinjakkara
December 12, 2018

This volume provides in-depth knowledge and recent research on polymers and nanostructured materials from synthesis to advanced applications. Leading researchers from industry, academia, government, and private research institutions across the globe have contributed to this volume, covering new...

Nanofluidics: An Introduction

1st Edition

Zhigang Li
December 07, 2018

This book provides an introduction to nanofluidics in a simple manner and can be easily followed by senior undergraduate students, graduate students, and other researchers who have some background in fluid mechanics. The book covers the main topics about the fundamentals of nanofluidics and how it...

Wetting: Theory and Experiments, Two-Volume Set

1st Edition

Eli Ruckenstein, Gersh Berim
December 06, 2018

 Wetting: Theory and Experiments collates papers published by Professor Eli Ruckenstein and his coworkers on the theoretical and experimental investigation of wetting of solid surfaces. It contains six chapters, each of which is preceded by a short introduction. The papers are selected...

Wetting Theory

1st Edition

Eli Ruckenstein, Gersh Berim
December 06, 2018

 Wetting Theory discusses the numerous practical applications of wetting, such as preparing self-cleaning surfaces, manufacturing artificial blood vessels, and developing new lubricants and nonadhesive dishes. As part of Wetting: Theory and Experiments, Two-Volume Set, this volume provides new...

Wetting Experiments

1st Edition

Eli Ruckenstein, Gersh Berim
December 06, 2018

 Wetting Experiments contains experimental wetting studies related to biological problems, polymers, and catalysts. An understanding of wetting is important for numerous practical applications, such as preparing self-cleaning surfaces, manufacturing artificial blood vessels, and developing new...

Innovative Materials and Methods for Water Treatment: Solutions for Arsenic and Chromium Removal

1st Edition

Marek Bryjak, Nalan Kabay, Bernabe L. Rivas, Jochen Bundschuh
December 05, 2018

Due to increasing demand for potable and irrigation water, water suppliers have to use alternative resources. They either have to regenerate wastewater or deal with contaminated surface water. This book brings together the experiences of various experts in preparing of innovative materials that are...

Renewable Energy Systems from Biomass: Efficiency, Innovation and Sustainability

1st Edition

Vladimir Strezov, Hossain Md. Anawar
December 03, 2018

New innovations are needed for the invention of more efficient, affordable, sustainable and renewable energy systems, as well as for the mitigation of climate change and global environmental issues. In response to a fast-growing interest in the realm of renewable energy, Renewable Energy Systems:...

Functional Nanostructured Membranes

1st Edition

Enrico Drioli, Lidietta Giorno, Annarosa Gugliuzza
December 03, 2018

A membrane is considered the heart of every separation process because it is developed as a nanostructured/nanofunctionalized thin barrier that controls the exchange between two phases, not only by external forces and under the effect of fluid properties, but also through the intrinsic...

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...

Reaction Green Metrics: Problems, Exercises, and Solutions

1st Edition

John Andraos
December 03, 2018

This book contains a series of exercises and problems posed in the subject of green metrics. Essentially it is a "how to" book on evaluating the material efficiency, environmental impact, safety-hazard impact, and energy efficiency of any kind of chemical reaction or synthesis plan. Only the...

Botanical Drug Products: Recent Developments and Market Trends

1st Edition

Jayant N. Lokhande, Yashwant V. Pathak
November 29, 2018

Botanicals, which have been part of human food and medicine for thousands of years, are perceived as being safer than synthetic pharmaceuticals. The global botanical drug market was expected to reach $26.6 billion by 2017. In terms of FDA regulations, botanical drugs are no different from...

Functionalization of Molecular Architectures: Advances and Applications on Low-Dimensional Compounds

1st Edition

Kazuhiro Shikinaka
November 26, 2018

Low-dimensional compounds are molecules that correspond to various shapes, such as rod, ladder (one-dimensional compounds), and sheet (two-dimensional compounds). They are ordinarily found in electromagnetic fields. Recently, versatile low-dimensional compounds were proposed for use as components...

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