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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...

Chemical Science and Engineering Technology: Perspectives on Interdisciplinary Research

1st Edition

Devrim Balköse, Ana Cristina Faria Ribeiro, A. K. Haghi, Suresh C. Ameta, Tanmoy Chakraborty
April 04, 2019

One of the major areas of emphasis in the field of in chemical science and engineering technology in recent years has been interdisciplinary research, a trend that promises new insights and innovations rooted in cross-disciplinary collaboration. This volume is designed for stepping beyond...

Membrane Technology for CO2 Sequestration

1st Edition

Zeinab Abbas Jawad
April 03, 2019

This book addresses the fundamentals of CO2 storage for long-term sequestration in a subsurface geologic formation. In general, membrane gas separation can find a large room of application in flue gas. To achieve the development of this technology on a larger scale than which is possible in...

Fundamentals and Operations in Food Process Engineering

1st Edition

Susanta Kumar Das, Madhusweta Das
March 15, 2019

Fundamentals and Operations in Food Process Engineering deals with the basic engineering principles and transport processes applied to food processing, followed by specific unit operations with a large number of worked-out examples and problems for practice in each chapter. The book is divided...

Practical Nanotechnology for Petroleum Engineers

1st Edition

Chun Huh, Hugh Daigle, Valentina Prigiobbe, Masa Prodanovic
March 13, 2019

This book is a concise but well-organized introduction to nanotechnology (NT) which the upstream oil industry is now vigorously adapting to develop its own unique applications for improved oilfield operations and, oil and gas production. Its reader will learn nanotechnology fundamentals, be...

Environmentally Friendly Syntheses Using Ionic Liquids

1st Edition

Jairton Dupont, Toshiyuki Itoh, Pedro Lozano, Sanjay Malhotra
March 05, 2019

Increased environmental consciousness within the scientific community has spurred the search for environmentally friendly processes as alternatives to conventional organic solvents. In the past two decades, numerous advances—including the use of ionic liquids—have made it possible to develop...

Synthesis Green Metrics: Problems, Exercises, and Solutions

1st Edition

John Andraos
January 11, 2019

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...

Nanoscience and Nanoengineering: Novel Applications

1st Edition

Vjacheslav B. Dement'ev, A. K. Haghi, Vladimir Ivanovitch Kodolov
January 09, 2019

This volume presents a selection of important information and discussion on the new scientific trend of chemical mesoscopics and also sheds new knowledge on the science of nanomaterials, processes of nanochemistry, and nanoengineering. The volume explores nanomaterial development as well as...

Chemical Equilibria: Exact Equations and Spreadsheet Programs to Solve Them

1st Edition

Harry L. Pardue
December 13, 2018

Concepts, procedures and programs described in this book make it possible for readers to solve both simple and complex equilibria problems quickly and easily and to visualize results in both numerical and graphical forms. They allow the user to calculate concentrations of reactants and products for...

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...

Drying Technologies for Foods: Fundamentals and Applications

1st Edition

Prabhat K. Nema, Barjinder Pal Kaur, Arun S. Mujumdar
November 26, 2018

Drying is an important unit operation used in industry for processing and preservation of food products. Although a large volume of technical literature is available on drying of foods, it is still challenging for scientists and engineers to improve continuously upon the quality of dried products...

Modeling and Simulation of Chemical Process Systems

1st Edition

Nayef Ghasem
November 15, 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...