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Introduction to Forensic Chemistry


Kelly M. Elkins
September 10, 2018

Chemistry/Forensic Science Forensic chemistry is a subdiscipline of forensic science, its principles guide the analyses performed in modern forensic laboratories. Forensic chemistry’s roots lie in medico-legal investigation, toxicology and microscopy and have since led the development of modern...

Introduction to Time-Resolved Spectroscopy: An Experimental Perspective


Thomas Weinacht, Brett J. Pearson
August 30, 2018

This introductory guide provides the basics of time-resolved spectroscopy with an emphasis on experimental implementation and revealing how measurements are related to the basic physical principles. ...

Introduction to Optimization for Chemical and Environmental Engineers


Louis Theodore, Kelly Behan
July 19, 2018

This book presents an introduction to optimization, offering the reader the fundamentals of several methods with accompanying practical engineering applications. It includes optimization calculations common to both environmental and chemical engineering professionals....

Statistical Mechanics for Chemistry and Materials Science


Biman Bagchi
July 11, 2018

This book covers the broad subject of equilibrium statistical mechanics along with many advanced and modern topics such as nucleation, spinodal decomposition, inherent structures of liquids and liquid crystals. Unlike other books on the market, this comprehensive text not only deals with the...

Quantum Mechanics: A Fundamental Approach


Kong Wan
June 30, 2018

The mathematical formalism of quantum theory in terms of vectors and operators in infinite-dimensional complex vector spaces is very abstract. The definitions of many mathematical quantities used do not seem to have an intuitive meaning. This makes it difficult to appreciate the mathematical...

Laser Spectroscopy and Laser Imaging: An Introduction


Helmut H. Telle, Ángel González Ureña
May 03, 2018

"a very valuable book for graduate students and researchers in the field of Laser Spectroscopy, which I can fully recommend"—Wolfgang Demtröder, Kaiserslautern University of Technology How would it be possible to provide a coherent picture of this field given all the techniques available today? The...

Understanding Nanomaterials, Second Edition


Malkiat S. Johal, Lewis E. Johnson
April 23, 2018

Praise for the first edition"clear and informative” ―Chemistry World The authors provide the perfect training tool for the workforce in nanotech development by presenting the fundamental principles that govern the fabrication, characterization, and application of nanomaterials. This edition...

Introduction to Proteins: Structure, Function, and Motion, Second Edition

Amit Kessel, Nir Ben-Tal
April 11, 2018

Introduction to Proteins shows how proteins can be analyzed in multiple ways. It refers to the roles of proteins and enzymes in diverse contexts and everyday applications, including medical disorders, drugs, toxins, chemical warfare, and animal behavior. This edition includes a brand-new chapter...

Functional Molecular Materials: An Introductory Textbook

Matteo Atzori, Flavia Artizzu
April 09, 2018

The field of molecular materials represents an exciting playground for the design, tailoring, and combination of chemical building blocks as carriers of physical properties and aims at the understanding and development of novel functional molecular devices. Within this extraordinarily widespread...


James Luscombe
March 12, 2018

This book provides an accessible yet thorough introduction to thermodynamics, crafted and class-tested over many years of teaching. Suitable for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, this book delivers clear descriptions of how to think about the mathematics and physics involved. The...

Principles of Environmental Thermodynamics and Kinetics, Fourth Edition

Kalliat T. Valsaraj, Elizabeth M. Melvin
March 05, 2018

This book is about applications of chemical thermodynamics and kinetics to various environmental problems related to air, water, soil, and biota. The new edition contains substantial updates and a new table of contents. The applications are new and extended to include current events in...

Introduction to Nuclear Science, Third Edition

Jeff C. Bryan
February 26, 2018

Written to provide students who have limited backgrounds in the physical sciences and math with an accessible textbook on nuclear science, this edition continues to provide a clear and complete introduction to nuclear chemistry and physics, from basic concepts to nuclear power and medical...