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Titles in the call number range QD - QE (Chemistry, Geology) that were added to the Concordia University Libraries collection in the last 60 days.

  • Convective burning and low-velocity detonation in porous media / Boris Ermolaev, Ph.D., Alexey Sulimov, Ph.D. ; edited by Anna Crowley, Ph.D
    QD 516 E76 2019eb

  • Advanced organic chemistry (Structure and Mechanisms) / Ashutosh Kar
    QD 251 K37 2017

  • Cold chemistry : molecular scattering and reactivity near absolute zero / edited by Oliver Dulieu and Andreas Osterwalder
    QD 515 C653 2018

  • Phase diagrams and thermodynamic modeling of solutions / Arthur D. Pelton
    QD 503 P45 2019

    Phase Diagrams and Thermodynamic Modeling of Solutions provides readers with an understanding of thermodynamics and phase equilibria that is required to make full and efficient use of these tools. The book systematically discusses phase diagrams of all types, the thermodynamics behind them, their calculations from thermodynamic databases, and the structural models of solutions used in the development of these databases. Featuring examples from a wide range of systems including metals, salts, ceramics, refractories, and concentrated aqueous solutions, Phase Diagrams and Thermodynamic Modeling of Solutions is a vital resource for researchers and developers in materials science, metallurgy, combustion and energy, corrosion engineering, environmental engineering, geology, glass technology, nuclear engineering, and other fields of inorganic chemical and materials science and engineering. Additionally, experts involved in developing thermodynamic databases will find a comprehensive reference text of current solution models.

    Presents a rigorous and complete development of thermodynamics for readers who already have a basic understanding of chemical thermodynamics Provides an in-depth understanding of phase equilibria Includes information that can be used as a text for graduate courses on thermodynamics and phase diagrams, or on solution modeling Covers several types of phase diagrams (paraequilibrium, solidus projections, first-melting projections, Scheil diagrams, enthalpy diagrams), and more

  • Contemporary catalysis : science, technology, and applications / edited by Paul C.J. Kamer, Dieter Vogt and Joris Thybaut

  • Ionic liquid devices / editor: Ali Eftekhari

    Ionic liquids are attractive because they offer versatility in the design of organic salts. As ion-rich media, ionic liquids can control the systems properties by tuning the size, charge, and shape of the composing ions. Whilst the focus has mainly been on the potential applications of ionic liquids as solvents, they also provide innovative opportunities for designing new systems and devices. Limitations from the high viscosity and expensive purification of the ionic liquids are also not a barrier for applications as devices.

    Written by leading authors, Ionic Liquid Devicesintroduces the innovative applications of ionic liquids. Whilst the first chapters focus on their characterization, which can be difficult in some instances, the rest of the book demonstrates how ionic liquids can play substantial roles in quite different systems from sensors and actuators to biomedical applications.

    The book provides a comprehensive resource aimed at researchers and students in materials science, polymer science, chemistry and physics interested in the materials and inspire the discovery of new applications of ionic liquids in smart devices.

  • Structured fluids : polymers, culloids, surfactants / Thomas A. Witten, Philip A. Pincus
    QD 549.2 C66W58 2010eb
    Over the last thirty years, the study of liquids containing polymers, surfactants, or colloidal particles has developed from a loose assembly of facts into a coherent discipline with substantial predictive power. These liquids expand our conception of what condensed matter can do. Such structured-fluid phenomena dominate the physical environment within living cells. This book teaches how to think of these fluids from a unified point of view, showing the far-reachingeffects of thermal fluctuations in producing forces and motions. Keeping mathematics to a minimum, the book seeks the simplest explanations that account for the distinctive scaling properties of these fluids. An example is the growth of viscosity of a polymer solution as the cube of the molecularweight of the constituent polymers. Another is the hydrodynamic radius of a colloidal aggregate, which remains comparable to its geometrical radius even though the density of particles in the aggregate becomes arbitrarily small. The book aims for a simplicity, unity and depth not found in previous treatments. The text is supplemented by numerous figures, tables and problems to aid the student.

  • Crystal structure analysis : principles and practice / Alexander J. Blake [and others] ; edited by William Clegg
    QD 945 C79 2009eb
    This text focuses on the practical aspects of crystal structure analysis, and provides the necessary conceptual framework for understanding and applying the technique. By choosing an approach that does not put too much emphasis on the mathematics involved, the book gives practical advice on topics such as growing crystals, solving and refining structures, and understanding and using the results. The technique described is a core experimental method in modernstructural chemistry, and plays an ever more important role in the careers of graduate students, postdoctoral and academic staff in chemistry, and final-year undergraduates.Much of the material of the first edition has been significantly updated and expanded, and some new topics have been added. The approach to several of the topics has changed, reflecting the book's new authorship, and recent developments in the subject.

  • Clay materials used in construction / edited by G.M. Reeves, I. Sims and J.C. Cripps
    QE 471 C575 2006eb
    To construction and production engineers and geo-scientists, clay is a fine-grained, natural, earthy material that displays plasticity at certain moisture contents, and more importantly does not at others. This Working Party Report of the Engineering Group of the Geological Society considers such aspects of clay as its identification and evaluation

  • Transition state : a theoretical approach / edited by Takayuki Fueno
    The transition state is the critical configuration of a reaction system situated at the highest point of the most favorable reaction path on the potential-energy surface, its characteristics governing the dynamic behavior of reacting systems decisively. This text presents an accurate survey of current theoretical investigations of chemical reactions, with a focus on the nature of the transition state. Its scope ranges from general basic theories associated with the transition states, to their computer-assisted applications, through to a number of reactions in a state-of-the-art fashion. It covers various types of gas-phase elementary reactions, as well as some specific types of chemical processes taking place in the liquid phase. Also investigated is the recently developing transition state spectroscopy. This text will not only serve as a contemporary reference book on the concept of the transition state, but will also assist the readers in gaining valuable key principles regarding the essence of chemical kinetics and dynamics.

  • Acetic Acid and its Derivatives / editor, Victor H. Agreda
    QD305.A2.A16 1993
    Striking a balance between basic chemistry and chemical engineering, this up-to-date reference discusses important aspects of acetic acid and its major derivatives, including chemistry, methods of preparation and manufacture, and synthesis, as well as current and emerging downstream technologies.;The book provides comprehensive physical property da

  • Ion exchange and solvent extraction. edited by Jacob A. Marinsky and Yizhak Marcus
    QD 562 I63M37 2017
    The Ion Exchange and Solvent Extraction series treats ion exchange and solvent extraction both as discrete topics and as a unified, multidisciplinary study - presenting new insights for researchers in many chemical and related field. Containing current knowledge and results in ion exchange, this text: presents an overview of the chemical thermodynamics of cation-exchange reactions, with particular emphasis placed on liquid-phase- and solid-phase-activity coefficient models; describes the development of surface complexation theory and its application to the ion exchange phenomenon; discusses metal-natural colloid surface reactions and their consideration by surface complexation modelling complements; and covers the influence of humic substances on the uptake of metal ions by naturally occurring materials.

  • Quality assurance and quality control in the analytical chemical laboratory : a practical approach / Piotr Konieczka, Jacek Namieśnik
    QD 75.4 Q34K66 2009eb
    A Practical Tool for Learning New MethodsQuality assurance and measurement uncertainty in analytical laboratories has become increasingly important. To meet increased scrutiny and keep up with new methods, practitioners very often have to rely on self-study. A practical textbook for students and a self-study tool for analytical laboratory employees

  • Introduction to multivariate statistical analysis in chemometrics / Kurt Varmuza, Peter Filzmoser
    QD 75.4 C45V37 2009eb
    Using formal descriptions, graphical illustrations, practical examples, and R software tools, Introduction to Multivariate Statistical Analysis in Chemometrics presents simple yet thorough explanations of the most important multivariate statistical methods for analyzing chemical data. It includes discussions of various statistical methods, such as

  • Investigation on SiGe selective epitaxy for source and drain engineering in 22 nm CMOS technology node and beyond Guilei Wang

  • 14th International Congress for Applied Mineralogy (ICAM2019) : Belgorod State Technological University named after V. G. Shukhov, 23-27 September 2019, Belgorod, Russia / Sergey Glagolev, editor

  • Photoinduced molecular dynamics in solution multiscale modelling and the link to ultrafast experiments / Gianluca Levi

  • Pushing electrons : a guide for students of organic chemistry / Daniel P. Weeks, Ph. D., Northwestern University, Arthur H. Winter, Ph. D., Iowa State University
    QD 476 W38 2014
    This brief guidebook assists you in mastering the difficult concept of pushing electrons that is vital to your success in Organic Chemistry. With an investment of only 12 to 16 hours of self-study you can have a better understanding of how to write resonance structures and will become comfortable with bond-making and bond-breaking steps in organic mechanisms. A paper-on-pencil approach uses active involvement and repetition to teach you to properly push electrons to generate resonance structures and write organic mechanisms with a minimum of memorization. Compatible with any organic chemistry textbook.

  • Biophysical chemistry / Dagmar Klostermeier, Markus G. Rudolph
    QD 476.2 K56 2017

    Biophysical Chemistryexplores the concepts of physical chemistry and molecular structure that underlie biochemical processes. Ideally suited for undergradate students and scientists with backgrounds in physics, chemistry or biology, it is also equally accessible to students and scientists in related fields as the book concisely describes the fundamental aspects of biophysical chemistry, and puts them into a biochemical context.

    The book is organized in four parts, covering thermodynamics, kinetics, molecular structure and stability, and biophysical methods. Cross-references within and between these parts emphasize common themes and highlight recurrent principles. End of chapter problems illustrate the main points explored and their relevance for biochemistry, enabling students to apply their knowledge and to transfer it to laboratory projects.


    Connects principles of physical chemistry to biochemistry Emphasizes the role of organic reactions as tools for modification and manipulation of biomolecules Includes a comprehensive section on the theory of modern biophysical methods and their applications

  • Government in science; the U.S. Geological Survey, 1867-1894
    QE 76 M28

  • ... The Structure and distribution of coral reefs ; also, Geological observations on the volcanic islands and parts of South America ... / With ... a critical introduction to each work by Prof. John W. Judd ..
    QE 565 D2 1890

  • Approaches to taphrogenesis : proceedings of an Internat. Rift Symposium held in Karlsruhe April 13-15, 1972 ; with 13 tables / sponsored by the Dt. Forschungsgemeinschaft ; Ed., J.H. Illies and K. Fuchs
    QE 606.5 E85I57 1972
    Results obtained in more than five years of research during the Upper Mantle Project were presented and discussed on the 5th Symposium on Continental Rift Systems held at Karlsruhe and are the subject of this book. Most of the papers deal with certain aspects of the Rhinegraben rift system in its broader sense but a few also with other continental rift structures. This might be justified not only because of the location where the meeting took place but mainly by the intensity with which the Rhinegraben had been investigated in past and present time in international and interdisciplinary cooperation. When in 1970 the book "Graben Problems", edited by J. H. Illies and St. Müller appeared it found quickly a wide distribution and appreciation. It was, therefore, felt by the Rhinegraben Research Group that the latest results at the end of the Upper Mantle Project should also be made available to a broader public. The title "Approaches to Taphrogenesis" expresses the aim to look at large scale tension features in continental blocks from the view-point of the evolution, the appearance at the surface, and the deep seated processes and forces. Of interest to: Geologists, geophysicists, geodesists, mineralogists, petrologists, experts on mineral deposits, geographers, and their research institutes, mining and petroleum industry, scientific libraries.

  • Selenium and tellurium reagents : in chemistry and materials science / edited by Risto S. Laitinen, Raija Oilunkaniemi
    QD 412 S5S45 2019eb
    Selenium and Tellurium Reagents provides an in-depth overview of recent advances on the chemistry of these elements. Written by internationally recognized experts, it gives insight into the synthesis, structure, analysis and mechanistic studies of these compounds. The book is organized into four parts which reflect the applications of Se and Te reagents in four areas: inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, materials science and biochemistry.

  • Human glucose transporters in health and diseases / by Leszek Szablewski
    QD 321 S93 2019eb

  • The dynamics of risk : changing technologies and collective action in seismic events / Louise K. Comfort
    QE 534.3 C66 2019

    Earthquakes are a huge global threat. In thirty-six countries, severe seismic risks threaten populations and their increasingly interdependent systems of transportation, communication, energy, and finance. In this important book, Louise Comfort provides an unprecedented examination of how twelve communities in nine countries responded to destructive earthquakes between 1999 and 2015. And many of the book's lessons can also be applied to other large-scale risks.

    The Dynamics of Risk sets the global problem of seismic risk in the framework of complex adaptive systems to explore how the consequences of such events ripple across jurisdictions, communities, and organizations in complex societies, triggering unexpected alliances but also exposing social, economic, and legal gaps. The book assesses how the networks of organizations involved in response and recovery adapted and acted collectively after the twelve earthquakes it examines. It describes how advances in information technology enabled some communities to anticipate seismic risk better and to manage response and recovery operations more effectively, decreasing losses. Finally, the book shows why investing substantively in global information infrastructure would create shared awareness of seismic risk and make postdisaster relief more effective and less expensive.

    The result is a landmark study of how to improve the way we prepare for and respond to earthquakes and other disasters in our ever-more-complex world.

  • Ligated transition metal clusters in solid-state chemistry : the legacy of Marcel Sergent / Jean-François Halet, editor ; with contributions by R. Arratia-Perez [and 18 others]
    QD 478 L54 2019eb

  • Sulfur chemistry / Xuefeng Jiang, editor ; with contributions from Satpal Singh Badsara [and 35 others]
    QD 181 S1S85 2019eb

  • Introduction to ultrasound, sonochemistry and sonoelectrochemistry / Bruno G. Pollet, Muthupandian Ashokkumar
    QD 801 P65 2019eb

  • The geology of Iberia : a geodynamic approach. Cecilio Quesada, José Tomás Oliveira, editors
    QE 283 G46 2019eb

  • Chemical Equilibria in Analytical Chemistry The Theory of Acid-Base, Complex, Precipitation and Redox Equilibria / by Fritz Scholz, Heike Kahlert

  • Heterocycles Via Cross Dehydrogenative Coupling Synthesis and Functionalization / Ananya Srivastava, Chandan K. Jana, editors

  • Biogenesis of hydrocarbons / Alfons J.M. Stams, Diana Sousa, editors
    QD 305 H6B56 2019eb
    The book covers the microbiological, environmental and biotechnological aspects of alkane production. Alkanes are important energy-rich compounds on earth. Microbial synthesis of methane and other alkanes is an essential part of the geochemical cycling of carbon and offers perspectives for our biobased economy. This book discusses different aspects of current knowledge of microbial alkane production. Chapters with state of the art information are written by renowned scientists in the field.

    The chapters are organised into four themed parts: 1. Biochemistry of Biogenesis - Hydrocarbons 2. Taxonomy, Ecophysiology and Genomics of Biogenesis - Hydrocarbons 3. Biogenic Communities: Members, Functional Roles 4. Global Consequences of Methane Production

  • Small-angle scattering (neutrons, x-rays, light) from complex systems fractal and multifractal models for interpretation of experimental data / Eugen Mircea Anitas

  • Traceability, validation and measurement uncertainty in chemistry. Nineta Hrastelj, Ricardo Bettencourt da Silva

  • Encyclopedia of solid earth geophysics / edited by Harsh K. Gupta
    QE 501 E53 2019

  • Development of novel stability indicating methods using liquid chromatography Mukesh Maithani, Parveen Bansal

  • Pot, atom, and step economy (PASE) synthesis Wei Zhang, Wen-Bin Yi

  • Physical chemistry from a different angle workbook exercises and solutions / Georg Job, Regina Rüfller

  • Chemometrics in electroanalysis José Manuel Díaz-Cruz, Miquel Esteban, Cristina Ariño

  • Application of ionic liquids in biotechnology / Toshiyuki Itoh, Yoon-Mo Koo, editors
    QD 561 A67 2019

  • The impact of climate change on rivers and river processes in Canada / P. Ashmore and M. Church
    QE 185.A43 no. 555

  • The geology of Queensland, edited by D. Hill and A.K. Denmead
    QE 344.H5

  • Extinction : a very short introduction / Paul B. Wignall
    QE 721.2 E97W539 2019
    Most people are familiar with the dodo and the dinosaur, but extinction has occurred throughout the history of life, with the result that nearly all the species that have ever existed are now extinct. Today, species are disappearing at an ever increasing rate, whilst past losses have occurredduring several great crises. Issues such as habitat destruction, conservation, climate change, and, during major crises, volacanism and meteorite impact, can all contribute towards the demise of a group.In this Very Short Introduction, Paul B. Wignall looks at the causes and nature of extinctions, past and present, and the factors that can make a species vulnerable. Summarising what we know about all of the major and minor exctinction events, he examines some of the greatest debates in modernscience, such as the relative role of climate and humans in the death of the Pleistocene megafauna, including mammoths and giant ground sloths, and the roles that global warming, ocean acidification, and deforestation are playing in present-day extinctionsABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, andenthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

  • Geology of Norway / editor, Olaf Holtedahl
    QE 281.A2 nr. 208

  • Ion exchange and solvent extraction : a series of advances. edited by Arup K. Sengupta, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA
    QD 562 I63I56 2016eb

    Since the Second World War, the field of ion exchange has taken a dominant role in offering solutions to many problems in the developed and developing world. It has evolved to a wide array of applications, including mining, microelectronics, drug delivery and detection, food, fertilizers, chemical cleaning, catalysis, bioseparation, water management, environmental research and practices, and energy.

    The six chapters in this book represent diverse contributions from researchers around the globe who are making noticeable strides in the field in currently important areas:

    Brackish water desalination Removing boron from water Sustainable approaches for synthesizing commercially important epoxide building blocks Solid-phase heavy-metal separation Separating concentrated ion mixtures in sorption columns Sensing toxic metals

    Ion Exchange and Solvent Extraction: A Series of Advances, Volume 22 provides a focused review of new materials and new processes that have developed and are rapidly growing. It describes cutting-edge research and practices in the use of ion exchange for building a cleaner, sustainable world and provides thoughtful insights on what ion exchange may do for us in the future.

  • Wetting and Spreading Dynamics / Victor M. Starov, Manuel G. Velarde

    Wetting and Spreading Dynamics explains how surface forces acting at the three-phase contact line determine equilibrium, hysteresis contact angles, and other equilibrium and kinetics features of liquids when in contact with solids or with other immiscible liquids. It examines the interaction of surface forces, capillary forces, and properties of the transition zone between the bulk liquid and solid substrate.

    Significantly revised and updated, the Second Edition features new chapters that cover spreading of non-Newtonian liquids over porous substrates, hysteresis of contact angles on smooth homogeneous substrates, equilibrium and hysteresis contact angles on deformable substrates, and kinetics of simultaneous spreading and evaporation.

    Drawing together theory and experimental data while presenting over 150 figures to illustrate the concepts, Wetting and Spreading Dynamics, Second Edition is a valuable resource written for both newcomers and experienced researchers.

  • Solid-phase extraction principles, techniques, and applications / edited by Nigel J.K. Simpson
    QD 63 E88S63 2000eb
    Demonstrating the relationship of the basic theory of solid-phase extraction (SPE) to chromatography, this comprehensive reference illustrates how SPE techniques significantly contribute to the preparation of samples for a wide variety of analytical techniques. It provides step-by-step details on the applications of SPE to environmental matrices, broad-spectrum drug screening, veterinary drug abuse, pharmaceutical drug development, biological samples, and high-throughput screening. Written by world-renowned experts in the field, the book contains helpful reference charts, tables of solvent properties, selectivities, molecular acid/base properties, and more.

  • Chemical equilibria : exact equations and spreadsheet programs to solve them / Harry L. Pardue
    QD 501 P29825 2019eb

    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 both simple and complicated situations. The user can spend less time doing calculations and more time thinking about what the results mean in terms of a larger problem in which she or he may be interested.

  • Aqueous Phase Adsorption : Theory, Simulations, and Experiments / edited by Jayant K. Singh, Nishith Verma

    This book covers theoretical aspects of adsorption, followed by an introduction to molecular simulations and other numerical techniques that have become extremely useful as an engineering tool in recent times to understand the interplay of different mechanistic steps of adsorption. Further, the book provides brief experimental methodologies to use, test, and evaluate different types of adsorbents for water pollutants. Through different chapters contributed by accomplished researchers working in the broad area of adsorption, this book provides the necessary fundamental background required for an academician, industrial scientist or engineer to initiate studies in this area.

    Key Features

    Explores fundamentals of adsorption-based separation Provides physical insight into aqueous phase adsorption Includes theory, molecular and mesoscopic level simulation techniques and experiments Describes molecular simulations and lattice-Boltzmann method based models for aqueous phase adsorption Presents state-of-art experimental works particularly addressing removal of "emerging pollutants" from aqueous phase

  • Chemical Graph Theory : Introduction and Fundamentals / D. Bonchev and D.H. Rouvray
    This volume presents the fundamentals of graph theory and then goes on to discuss specific chemical applications. Chapter 1 provides a historical setting for the current upsurge of interest in chemical graph theory. chapter 2 gives a full background of the basic ideas and mathematical formalism of graph theory and includes such chemically relevant notions as connectedness, graph matrix representations, metric properties, symmetry and operations on graphs. This is followed by a discussion on chemical nomenclature and the trends in its rationalization by using graph theory, which has important implications for the storage and retrieval of chemical information. This volume also contains a detailed discussion of the relevance of graph-theoretical polynomials; it describes methodologies for the enumeration of isomers, incorporating the classical Polya method, as well as more recent approaches.

  • Data-Driven Analytics for the Geological Storage of CO2 / Shahab Mohaghegh
    Data-driven analytics is enjoying unprecedented popularity among oil and gas professionals. Many reservoir engineering problems associated with geological storage of CO2 require the development of numerical reservoir simulation models. This book is the first to examine the contribution of artificial intelligence and machine learning in data-driven analytics of fluid flow in porous environments, including saline aquifers and depleted gas and oil reservoirs. Drawing from actual case studies, this book demonstrates how smart proxy models can be developed for complex numerical reservoir simulation models. Smart proxy incorporates pattern recognition capabilities of artificial intelligence and machine learning to build smart models that learn the intricacies of physical, mechanical and chemical interactions using precise numerical simulations. This ground breaking technology makes it possible and practical to use high fidelity, complex numerical reservoir simulation models in the design, analysis and optimization of carbon storage in geological formations projects.

  • Gas adsorption in metal-organic frameworks : fundamentals and applications / T. Grant Glover and Bin Mu
    This text discusses the synthesis, characterization, and application of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) for the purpose of adsorbing gases. It provides details on the fundamentals of thermodynamics, mass transfer, and diffusion that are commonly required when evaluating MOF materials for gas separation and storage applications and includes a discussion of molecular simulation tools needed to examine gas adsorption in MOFs. Additionally, the work presents techniques that can be used to characterize MOFs after gas adsorption has occurred and provides guidance on the water stability of these materials. Lastly, applications of MOFs are considered with a discussion of how to measure the gas storage capacity of MOFs, a discussion of how to screen MOFs to for filtration applications, and a discussion of the use of MOFs to perform industrial separations, such as olefin/paraffin separations. Throughout the work, fundamental information, such as a discussion on the calculation of MOF surface area and description of adsorption phenomena in packed-beds, is balanced with a discussion of the results from research literature.

  • Physical chemistry for engineering and applied sciences : theoretical and methodological implication / editors, A.K. Haghi, PhD, Cristóbal Noé Aguilar, PhD, Sabu Thomas, PhD, Praveen K.M
    QD 453.3 P47 2018

  • Tempature-Programmed Reduction for Solid Materials Characterization / Alan Jones
    QD63.R4J66 1986
    This guide discusses the principles and theory of temperature-programmed reduction (TPR) used for sold materials characterization. It describes the recent trends, instrumentation needed, as well as the application of TPR in heterogeneous catalysis, materials science, and analytical chemistry.

  • Solvent Mixtures : Properties and Selective Solvation / Yitzhak Marcus
    QD544.M38 2002
    Compiling, comparing, and analyzing research from a wide range of abstracts, journal articles, and Web sites, this reference examines the properties, function, and behavior of binary, ternary, and multicomponent mixtures in the presence and absence of solutes. The author uniformly presents extensive data on the properties of solvent mixtures and de

  • Sonochemistry : an emerging green technology / edited by Suresh C. Ameta, PhD, Rakshit Ameta, PhD, Garima Ameta, PhD
    QD 801 S65 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 considerable potential in chemical and allied sciences. Ultrasound-assisted reactions are green and economically viable alternatives to conventional techniques. This new volume presents a complete picture of ultrasound-assisted reactions and technologies that can be used in organic synthesis, polymer synthesis and degradation, nanomaterials, wastewater treatment, food ingredients and products, pharmaceutical applications, bioenergy applications, and more. This volume aims to shed light on the diversified applications of ultrasound and its significant role as a green chemical pathway.

    Sonochemistry deals with the effect of ultrasonic waves on chemical systems. It has green value because of non-hazardous acoustic radiation and is therefore duly recognized as a green chemistry by synthetic chemists as well as environmentalists. There is no direct interaction of ultrasound with molecular species, but the observed chemical and physical effects of ultrasound are due to the cavitational collapse, which produces drastic conditions of temperature and pressure locally. It induces the formation of various chemical species, which cannot be easily attained under conventional conditions. Sometimes, these species are responsible for driving towards an unusual reactivity in molecular entities.

    This book, Sonochemistry: An Emerging Green Technology, provides the complete development of sonochemistry, starting with an introduction and basic concepts of sonochemistry and proceeding on to different types of sonochemical reactions, instrumentation, use of ultrasound in driving particular chemical reactions, and its applications in various fields, such as polymer synthesis, decontamination of water and wastewater, preparation of nanomaterials, food technology, pharmaceutical sciences, etc.

    The book also briefly discusses some areas that utilize ultrasounds of different frequencies. These include food products and their processing; anaerobic digestion of waste; and medical applications such as ultrasonography, sonodynamic therapy, drug delivery, etc. Sonochemistry will be successfully used on an industrial scale in pharmaceutical drugs, polymers, nanomaterials, food technology, material science, biogas production, etc. in years to come and will be an established green chemical technology of the future.

  • Chromatographic analysis of the environment : mass spectrometry based approaches
    QD 79 C4C48 2017eb
    This detailed handbook covers different chromatographic analysis techniques and chromatographic data for compounds found in air, water, and soil, and sludge. The new edition outlines developments relevant to environmental analysis, especially when using chromatographic mass spectrometric techniques. It addresses new issues, new lines of discussion, and new findings, and develops in greater detail the aspects related to chromatographic analysis in the environment. It also includes different analytical methodologies, addresses instrumental aspects, and outlines conclusions and perspectives for the future.

  • Photochemical water splitting : materials and applications / Neelu Chouhan, Ru-Shi Liu, Jiujun Zhang
    QD 578 C46 2017eb

  • Silicone dispersions / edited by Yihan Liu
    QD 383 S54S558 2017

    Silicone is an important class of materials used in applications that range from industrial assembly to everyday consumer products. Silicones are often delivered and synthesized in dispersion forms, the most common being liquid-in-liquid (emulsion), solid-in-liquid (suspension), air-in-liquid (foam) and solid-in air (powder). This book compiles a carefully selected number of topics that are essential to the understanding, creative design and production of silicone dispersions. As such, it provides the first unified description of silicone dispersions in the literature.

  • Pathways to modern physical chemistry : an engineering approach with multidisciplinary applications / edited by, Rainer Wolf, PhD, Gennady E. Zaikov, DSc, A.K. Haghi, PhD

    Pathways to Modern Physical Chemistry: An Engineering Approach with Multidisciplinary Applications focuses on recent trends and takes a systematic and practical look at theoretical aspects of materials chemistry. The book describes the characterization and analysis methods for materials and explains physical transport mechanisms in various materials. Not only does this book summarize the classical theories of materials chemistry, but it also exhibits their engineering applications in response to the current key issues. Recent trends in several areas are explored, including polymer science, textile engineering, and chemical engineering science, which have important application to practice.

  • Electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide : fundamentals and technologies / edited by Jinli Qiao, Yuyu Liu, Jiujun Zhang
    For Researchers, Students, Industrial Professionals, and ManufacturersElectrochemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide: Fundamentals and Technologies is your guide to improved catalytic performance in the electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide (CO2). Written by electrochemical energy scientists actively involved in environmental research and develo

  • Research methodology in chemical sciences : experimental and theoretical approach / [edited by] Tanmoy Chakraborty, PhD, Lalita Ledwani, PhD

    Recent Methodology in Chemical Sciences provides an eclectic survey of contemporary problems in experimental, theoretical, and applied chemistry. This book covers recent trends in research with the different domain of the chemical sciences. The chapters, written by knowledgeable researchers, provide different insights to the modern-day research in the domain of spectroscopy, plasma modification, and theoretical and computational analysis of chemical problems. It covers descriptions of experimental techniques, discussions on theoretical modeling, and much more.

  • Electrochemical energy : advanced materials and technologies / edited by Pei Kang Shen, Chao-Yang Wang, San Ping Jiang, Xueliang Sun, Jiujun Zhang

    Electrochemical Energy: Advanced Materials and Technologies covers the development of advanced materials and technologies for electrochemical energy conversion and storage. The book was created by participants of the International Conference on Electrochemical Materials and Technologies for Clean Sustainable Energy (ICES-2013) held in Guangzhou, China, and incorporates select papers presented at the conference.

    More than 300 attendees from across the globe participated in ICES-2013 and gave presentations in six major themes:

    Fuel cells and hydrogen energy Lithium batteries and advanced secondary batteries Green energy for a clean environment Photo-Electrocatalysis Supercapacitors Electrochemical clean energy applications and markets

    Comprised of eight sections, this book includes 25 chapters featuring highlights from the conference and covering every facet of synthesis, characterization, and performance evaluation of the advanced materials for electrochemical energy. It thoroughly describes electrochemical energy conversion and storage technologies such as batteries, fuel cells, supercapacitors, hydrogen generation, and their associated materials. The book contains a number of topics that include electrochemical processes, materials, components, assembly and manufacturing, and degradation mechanisms. It also addresses challenges related to cost and performance, provides varying perspectives, and emphasizes existing and emerging solutions.

    The result of a conference encouraging enhanced research collaboration among members of the electrochemical energy community, Electrochemical Energy: Advanced Materials and Technologies is dedicated to the development of advanced materials and technologies for electrochemical energy conversion and storage and details the technologies, current achievements, and future directions in the field.

  • Physical-chemical mechanics of disperse systems and materials / Eugene D. Shchukin and Andrei S. Zelenev
    QD 549 S495 2016
    Physical-Chemical Mechanics of Disperse Systems and Materials is a novel interdisciplinary area in the science of the disperse state of matter. It covers the broad spectrum of objects and systems with dimensions ranging from nanometers to millimeters and establishes a fundamental basis for controlling and tuning the properties of these systems as w

  • Physical chemistry research for engineering and applied sciences / editors, Eli M. Pearce, PhD, Bob A. Howell, PhD, Richard A. Pethrick, DSc, PhD, Gennady E. Zaikov, DSc
    QD 453.3 P49 2015
    The aim of this book is to provide both a rigorous view and a more practical, understandable view of industrial chemistry and biochemical physics. This book is geared toward readers with both direct and lateral interest in the discipline. This volume is structured into different parts devoted to industrial chemistry and biochemical physics and thei

  • Electrochemical polymer electrolyte membranes / edited by Jianhua Fang ... and others
    Electrochemical Polymer Electrolyte Membranes covers PEMs from fundamentals to applications, describing their structure, properties, characterization, synthesis, and use in electrochemical energy storage and solar energy conversion technologies. Featuring chapters authored by leading experts from academia and industry, this authoritative text: Disc

  • Solid acid catalysis : from fundamentals to applications / Hideshi Hattori, Yoshi Ono,
    Solids that possess acidic properties on their surfaces function as catalysts just like liquid acids, such as sulfuric acid and hydrochloric acid. By using solid acid catalysts, chemical processes become more productive and more environmentally friendly. In fact, solid acids are being used in many industrial chemical processes from the largest chem

  • Physical chemistry research for engineering and applied sciences. editors Eli M. Pearce, PhD, Bob A. Howell, PhD, Richard A. Pethrick, DSc, PhD, Gennady E. Zaikov, DSc
    The aim of this book is to provide both a rigorous view and a more practical, understandable view of industrial chemistry and biochemical physics. This book is geared toward readers with both direct and lateral interest in the discipline. This volume is structured into different parts devoted to industrial chemistry and biochemical physics and thei

  • Physical chemistry research for engineering and applied sciences. edited by Eli M. Pearce, PhD, Bob A. Howell, PhD, Richard A. Pethrick, PhD, DSc, and Gennady E. Zaikov, DSc
    This volume presents the various categories of high performance materials and their composites and provides up-to-date synthesis details, properties, characterization, and applications for such systems to give readers and users better information to select the required material.The volume provides the following features: Includes a wide range of h

  • Key technologies in polymer chemistry / edited by Nikolay D. Morozkin, DSc., Vadim P. Zakharov, DSc., and Gennady E. Zaikov, DSc
    QD 381 K44 2015eb
    With contributions from experts from both the industry and academia, this book presents the latest developments in polymer products and chemical processes. It incorporates appropriate case studies, explanatory notes, and schematics for more clarity and better understanding.This new book: Features a collection of articles that highlight some import

  • CRC Handbook of Phase Equilibria and Thermodynamic Data of Polymer Solutions at Elevated Pressures / Christian Wohlfarth
    Thermodynamic data of polymer solutions are paramount for industrial and laboratory processes. These data also serve to understand the physical behavior of polymer solutions, study intermolecular interactions, and gain insights into the molecular nature of mixtures. Nearly a decade has passed since the release of a similar CRC Handbook and since th

  • Microwave-assisted organic synthesis : a green chemical approach / edited by Suresh C. Ameta [and others]
    The large-scale production of chemicals to meet various societal needs has created environmental pollution, including pollution from byproducts and improper disposal of waste. With the world facing adverse consequences due to this pollution, green chemistry is increasingly being viewed as a means to address this concern. Since most organic synthese

  • Electrolytes : supramolecular interactions and non-equilibrium phenomena in concentrated solutions / Georgii Georgievich Aseyev
    QD 565 A834 2015
    Electrolyte solutions play a key role in traditional chemical industry processes as well as other sciences such as hydrometallurgy, geochemistry, and crystal chemistry. Knowledge of electrolyte solutions is also key in oil and gas exploration and production, as well as many other environmental engineering endeavors. Until recently, a gap existed be

  • Chemistry of pyrroles / Boris A. Trofimov, Al'bina I. Mikhaleva, Elena Yu Schmidt, Lyubov N. Sobenina
    QD 401 C4955 2015eb
    During the last 30 years, knowledge of the essential role that pyrrole structures play in the chemistry of living organisms, drug design, and the development of advanced materials has increased. Correspondingly, research on the diverse issues of synthetic, theoretical, and applied chemistry has snowballed. Devoted to the latest achievements of this

  • Environmentally sustainable catalytic asymmetric oxidations / Konstantin Bryliakov
    Catalysis plays a vital role in chemical, petroleum, agriculture, polymer, electronics, pharmaceutical, and other industries. Over 90 percent of chemicals originate from catalytic processes. Toughening economic and environmental constraints have proven to be a challenge for meeting the demand of novel efficient and sustainable regio- and stereosele

  • Quantum-chemical calculations of unique molecular systems / edited by Vladimir A. Babkin, DSc, Gennady E. Zaikov, DSc, A.K. Haghi, PhD
    QD 462 Q36 2014

    The major goals of quantum chemistry include increasing the accuracy of the results for small molecular systems and increasing the size of large molecules that can be processed, which is limited by scaling considerations¿the computation time increases as a power of the number of atoms. This book offers scope for academics, researchers, and engineering professionals to present their research and development works that have potential for applications in several disciplines of computational chemistry. Contributions range from new methods to novel applications of existing methods to gain an understanding of the concepts.

  • Ion exchange and solvent extraction : a series of advances. edited by Arup K. Sengupta
    QD561 I567 2011

    Since the Second World War, the field of ion exchange has taken a dominant role in offering solutions to many problems in the developed and developing world. It has evolved to a wide array of applications, including mining, microelectronics, drug delivery and detection, food, fertilizers, chemical cleaning, catalysis, bioseparation, water management, environmental research and practices, and energy.

    The six chapters in this book represent diverse contributions from researchers around the globe who are making noticeable strides in the field in currently important areas:

    Brackish water desalination Removing boron from water Sustainable approaches for synthesizing commercially important epoxide building blocks Solid-phase heavy-metal separation Separating concentrated ion mixtures in sorption columns Sensing toxic metals

    Ion Exchange and Solvent Extraction: A Series of Advances, Volume 22 provides a focused review of new materials and new processes that have developed and are rapidly growing. It describes cutting-edge research and practices in the use of ion exchange for building a cleaner, sustainable world and provides thoughtful insights on what ion exchange may do for us in the future.

  • Methods of non-[alpha]-amino acid synthesis / Michael Bryant Smith
    QD 431 S685 2014
    Although less common than a-amino acids, non-a-amino acids-where the amino group is not on the carbon immediately adjacent to the carboxyl group but is attached to another carbon in the chain (for example, the ? , d carbon)-are components of biologically important molecules, are significant in the pharmaceutical industry, and are useful starting ma

  • CRC handbook of phase equilibria and thermodynamic data of copolymer solutions / Christian Wohlfarth
    QD 381.9 S65W6326 2011
    Ten years after the debut of the expansive CRC Handbook of Thermodynamic Data of Copolymer Solutions, The CRC Handbook of Phase Equilibria and Thermodynamic Data of Copolymer Solutions updates and expands the world's first comprehensive source of this vital data. Author Christian Wohlfarth, a chemical thermodynamicist specializing in phase equilibr

  • Modeling of processes and reactors for upgrading of heavy petroleum / by Jorge Ancheyta

    The worldwide petroleum industry is facing a dilemma: the production level of heavy petroleum is higher than that of light petroleum. Heavy crude oils possess high amounts of impurities (sulfur, nitrogen, metals, and asphaltenes), as well as a high yield of residue with consequent low production of valuable distillates (gasoline and diesel). These characteristics, in turn, are responsible for the low price of heavy petroleum. Additionally, existing refineries are designed to process light crude oil, and heavy oil cannot be refined to 100 percent. One solution to this problem is the installation of plants for heavy oil upgrading before sending this raw material to a refinery.

    Modeling of Processes and Reactors for Upgrading of Heavy Petroleum gives an up-to-date treatment of modeling of reactors employed in the main processes for heavy petroleum upgrading. The book includes fundamental aspects such as thermodynamics, reaction kinetics, chemistry, and process variables . Process schemes for each process are discussed in detail. The author thoroughly describes the development of correlations, reactor models, and kinetic models with the aid of experimental data collected from different reaction scales. The validation of modeling results is performed by comparison with experimental and commercial data taken from the literature or generated in various laboratory scale reactors.

    Organized into three sections, this book deals with general aspects of properties and upgrading of heavy oils, describes the modeling of non-catalytic processes, as well as the modeling of catalytic processes. Each chapter provides detailed experimental data, explanations of how to determine model parameters, and comparisons with reactor model predictions for different situations, so that readers can adapt their own computer programs. The book includes rigorous treatment of the different topics as well as the step-by-step description of model formulation and application. It is not only an indispensable reference for professionals working in the development of reactor models for the petroleum industry, but also a textbook for full courses in chemical reaction engineering.

    The author would like to express his sincere appreciation to the Marcos Moshinsky Foundation for the financial support provided by means of a Cátedra de Investigación.

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