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Introduction to Forensic Science and Criminalistics, Second Edition


Howard Harris, Henry Lee
December 21, 2018

This Second Edition of the best-selling Introduction to Forensic Science and Criminalistics presents the practice of forensic science from a broad viewpoint.  The book has been developed to serve as an introductory textbook for courses at the undergraduate level—for both majors and non-majors—to...

Synthesis Green Metrics: Problems, Exercises, and Solutions


John Andraos
December 12, 2018

Green chemistry promotes improved syntheses as an intellectual endeavour that can have a great impact both on preserving and utilizing our planet’s finite resources and the quality of human life. This masterful accomplishment provides an evaluation of environmental impact metrics according to life...

Reaction Green Metrics – Problems, Exercises, and Solutions


John Andraos
December 05, 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...

Modeling and Simulation of Chemical Process Systems


Nayef Ghasem
November 05, 2018

In this textbook, the author teaches readers how to model and simulate a unit process operation through developing mathematical model equations, solving model equations manually, and comparing results with those simulated through software. It covers both lumped parameter systems and distributed...

Survival Guide to General Chemistry


Patrick E. McMahon, Rosemary McMahon, Bohdan Khomtchouk
November 05, 2018


Physical Properties of Materials, Third Edition


Mary Anne White
October 18, 2018

Designed for advanced undergraduate students and as a useful reference book for materials researchers, Physical Properties of Materials, Third Edition establishes the principles that control the optical, thermal, electronic, magnetic, and mechanical properties of materials. Using an atomic and...

Quantum Mechanics: An Introduction


Thomas Banks
October 10, 2018

This new introductory textbook gives a complete, modern perspective on quantum mechanics as the basis of so much of physical sciences and today’s electronic technologies. It clarifies for the first time many common misconceptions regarding wave/particle duality and the correct interpretation of mea...

Understanding Molecules: Lectures on Chemistry for Physicists and Engineers


Franco Battaglia, Thomas F. George
October 09, 2018

Chemistry is a subject that many students with differing goals have to tackle. This unique general chemistry textbook is tailored to more mathematically-oriented engineering or physics students. The authors emphasize the principles underlying chemistry rather than chemistry itself and the almost...

Scientific Protocols for Fire Investigation, Third Edition


John J. Lentini
October 04, 2018

Scientific Protocols for Fire Investigation, Third Edition focuses on the practical application of fundamental scientific principles to determine the causes of fires. Originally published in 2006, the First Edition was very well received by fire investigators and those who work with them. Since...

Physical Chemistry: A Modern Introduction, Second Edition


William M. Davis
September 30, 2018

Designed for a two-semester introductory course sequence in physical chemistry, Physical Chemistry: A Modern Introduction, Second Edition offers a streamlined introduction to the subject. Focusing on core concepts, the text stresses fundamental issues and includes basic examples rather than the...

Time-Resolved Spectroscopy: An Experimental Perspective


Thomas Weinacht, Brett J. Pearson
September 24, 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. The authors, expert researchers and educators in the field, use the time-dependent wave packet as a...

Introduction to Forensic Chemistry


Kelly M. Elkins
September 17, 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...