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Chemistry, Geology - Concordia University Libraries Recent Acquisitions

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


  • Biopolymer electrolytes : fundamentals and applications in energy storage / Y.N. Sudhakar, M. Selvakumar, D. Krishna Bhat
    QD 382 P64 S83 2018eb

    Biopolymer Electrolytes: Fundamentals and Applications in Energy Storage provides the core fundamentals and applications for polyelectrolytes and their properties with a focus on biopolymer electrolytes. Increasing global energy and environmental challenges demand clean and sustainable energy sources to support the modern society. One of the feasible technologies is to use green energy and green materials in devices. Biopolymer electrolytes are one such green material and, hence, have enormous application potential in devices such as electrochemical cells and fuel cells.

    Features a stable of case studies throughout the book that underscore key concepts and applications Provides the core fundamentals and applications for polyelectrolytes and their properties Weaves the subject of biopolymer electrolytes across a broad range of disciplines, including chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, environmental science, and pharmaceutical science

  • Reaction rate theory and rare events / Baron Peters
    QD 502 P48 2017eb

    Reaction Rate Theory and Rare Events bridges the historical gap between these subjects because the increasingly multidisciplinary nature of scientific research often requires an understanding of both reaction rate theory and the theory of other rare events. The book discusses collision theory, transition state theory, RRKM theory, catalysis, diffusion limited kinetics, mean first passage times, Kramers theory, Grote-Hynes theory, transition path theory, non-adiabatic reactions, electron transfer, and topics from reaction network analysis. It is an essential reference for students, professors and scientists who use reaction rate theory or the theory of rare events.

    In addition, the book discusses transition state search algorithms, tunneling corrections, transmission coefficients, microkinetic models, kinetic Monte Carlo, transition path sampling, and importance sampling methods. The unified treatment in this book explains why chemical reactions and other rare events, while having many common theoretical foundations, often require very different computational modeling strategies.

    Offers an integrated approach to all simulation theories and reaction network analysis, a unique approach not found elsewhere Gives algorithms in pseudocode for using molecular simulation and computational chemistry methods in studies of rare events Uses graphics and explicit examples to explain concepts Includes problem sets developed and tested in a course range from pen-and-paper theoretical problems, to computational exercises

  • Pyrolysis-gas chromatography : mass spectrometry of polymeric materials / Peter Kusch
    QD 139 P6 K87 2019eb

  • Nanoscale electrochemistry of molecular contacts / Paulo Roberto Bueno
    QD 553 N36 2018eb

  • Carbocations and electrophilic reactions [by] George A. Olah
    QD 305 C3 O43

  • Introduction to stereochemistry / Kurt Mislow
    QD 481 M53 1966

  • Structure, properties, and preparation of perovskite-type compounds / by Francis S. Galasso
    QD 181 O1G3 1969

  • Petrographic modal analysis; an elementary statistical appraisal
    QE 434 C5

  • Kinetics of electrode processes; [translated from the Hungarian by L. Simándi; translation revised by D.A. Durham]
    QD 553 E6513

  • Chemistry and biology of pteridines; proceedings of the fourth International Symposium on Pteridines: The chemistry and biology (folic acid included), July 21-25, 1969. Edited by K. Iwai [and others]
    QD 401 I43 1969

  • Polarography 1964; proceedings of the third international congress, Southampton. Edited by Graham J. Hills on behalf of the Polarographic Society
    QD 115 I56 1964

  • Mechanisms of oxidation by metal ions / D. Benson
    QD 476 R4 v.10

  • Modeling and simulation in polymer reaction engineering: a modular approach / Klaus-Dieter Hungenberg and Michael Wulkow
    QD 281 P6 H86 2018eb
    Introducing a unique, modular approach to modeling polymerization reactions, this useful book will enable practitioners - chemists and engineers alike - to set up and structure their own models for simulation software like Predici®, C++, MatLab® or others. The generic modules are exemplified for concrete situations for various reactor types and reaction mechanisms and allow readers to quickly find their own point of interest - a highly useful information source for polymer engineers and researchers in industry and academia.


  • Cucurbiturils : chemistry, supramolecular chemistry, and applications / Kimoon Kim (Institute for Basic Science, South Korea & Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), South Korea) [and four others]
    QD 381 C83 2018eb

  • Introduction to Heterocyclic Chemistry / Peter A. Jacobi
    QD 400 J33 2019eb
    A unique approach to a core topic in organic chemistry presented by an experienced teacher to students and professionals

    Heterocyclic rings are present in the majority of known natural products, contributing to enormous structural diversity. In addition, they often possess significant biological activity. Medicinal chemists have embraced this last property in designing most of the small molecule drugs in use today. This book offers readers a fundamental understanding of the basics of heterocyclic chemistry and their occurrence in natural products such as amino acids, DNA, vitamins, and antibiotics. Based on class lectures that the author has developed over more than 40 years of teaching, it focuses on the chemistry of such heterocyclic substances and how they differ from carbocyclic systems.

    Introductory Heterocyclic Chemistry offers in-depth chapters covering naturally occurring heterocycles; properties of aromatic heterocycles; π-deficient heterocycles; π-excessive heterocycles; and ring transformations of heterocycles. It then offers an overview of 1,3-dipolar cycloadditions before finishing up with a back-to-basics section on nitriles and amidines.

    Presents a conversational approach to a fundamental topic in organic chemistry teaching Offers a unique look at this core organic chemistry topic via important naturally occurring and/or biologically active heterocycles Based on the author's many years of class lectures for teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level as well as pharmaceutical-industry courses Clear, concise, and accessible for advanced students of chemistry to gain a fundamental understanding of the basics of heterocyclic chemistry
    Introductory Heterocyclic Chemistry is an excellent text for undergraduate and graduate students as well as chemists in industrial environments in chemistry, pharmacy, medicinal chemistry, and biology.

  • POLYMER REACTION ENGINEERING OF DISPERSED SYSTEMS : volume ii
    QD281.P6

  • Modeling electrochemical energy storage at the atomic scale / Martin Korth, editor ; with contributions by Isidora Cekic-Laskovic [and more]
    QD 553 M63 2018eb

  • Polymer reaction engineering of dispersed systems. Werner Pauer, editor ; with contributions by M. Ahsan Bashir [and more]
    QD281.P6

  • Paleontological collections of Germany, Austria and Switzerland : the history of life of fossil organisms at museums and universities / Lothar A. Beck, Ulrich Joger, editors
    QE718

  • Solving a 3D structural puzzle / Casper Rønn Hoeck
    QD96.N8

  • Advances in polymer sciences and technology : select papers from APA 2017 / Bhuvanesh Gupta, Anup K. Ghosh, Atsushi Suzuki, Sunita Rattan, editors
    QD380

  • Progress in the Chemistry of Organic Natural Products 107
    QD415

  • Polymer synthesis based on triple-bond building blocks / Ben Zhong Tang, Rongrong Hu, editors ; with contributions from Andreas C. Boukis [and others]
    QD381

  • Classical and quantum molecular dynamics in NMR spectra / Sławomir Szymański, Piotr Bernatowicz
    QD96.N8

  • Building bridges at the science-stakeholder interface : towards knowledge exchange in Earth system science / Gesche Krause, editor
    QE26.3

  • The iodine molecule : insights into intra- and intermolecular perturbation in diatomic molecules / Sergey Lukashov, Alexadner Petrov, Anatoly Pravilov
    QD181.I1

  • Involvement of fluids in earthquake ruptures : field/experimental data and modeling / Teruo Yamashita, Akito Tsutsumi
    QE534.3

  • Late Quaternary progradation and sand spillover on the outer continental margin off Nova Scotia, southeast Canada / Daniel J. Stanley [and others]
    QE 1 S227 no.8

  • The HPLC-MS handbook for practioners / edited by Stavros Kromidas
    QD 79 C454

    Filling the gap for an expert text dealing exclusively with the practical aspects of HPLC-MS coupling, this concise, compact, and clear book provides detailed information to enable users to employ the method most efficiently.

    Following an overview of the current state of HPLC-MS and its instrumentation, the text goes on to discuss all relevant aspects of method development. A chapter on tips and tricks is followed by user reports on the advantages - and pitfalls - of applying the method in real-life scenarios. The whole is rounded off by a look at future developments by renowned manufacturers.


  • Theoretical mass spectrometry : tracing ions with classical trajectories / Kihyung Song, Riccardo Spezia
    QD 96 M3 S66 2018

    This book discusses fragmentation mechanisms of molecules under mass spectrometry conditions and the resulting peaks observed in ESI-MS/MS experiments. The underlying principles are used to understand everything from small molecules to biological poly-peptides collision induced dissociation. In a theoretical approach, gas phase reactivity of molecular ions is coupled with chemical dynamics simulations.


  • Software-assisted method development in high performance liquid chromatography / editors Szabolcs Fekete (University of Geneva, Switzerland), Imre Molnár (Institute of Applied Chromatography, Berlin, Germany)
    QD 79 C454 S64 2019
    This handbook gives a general overview of the possibilities in recent developments in chromatographic retention modeling. As a result of the latest developments in modeling software, several new features are now accessible, opening a new level in HPLC method development.Many of these current possibilities in software assisted liquid chromatographic method modeling for analytical purposes are presented. Several modes of chromatography, including Reversed-Phase Liquid Chromatography (RPLC), Ion Exchange Chromatography (IEX), Hydrophobic Interaction Chromatography (HIC), and Hydrophilic Interaction Liquid Chromatography (HILIC) are explained in detail. For all these chromatographic modes, the most important variables for tuning retention and selectivity are exposed.Beside the industrial and practical benefits of retention modeling, the possibilities in teaching and education are also illustrated. Finally, numerous representative industrial examples are shown, to highlight the benefits, time and cost savings offered by state-of-the-art software assisted HPLC method development.

  • Microhydrodynamics, Brownian motion, and complex fluids / Michael D. Graham (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
    QD 549.2 C66 I58 2018
    This is an introduction to the dynamics of fluids at small scales, the physical and mathematical underpinnings of Brownian motion, and the application of these subjects to the dynamics and flow of complex fluids such as colloidal suspensions and polymer solutions. It brings together continuum mechanics, statistical mechanics, polymer and colloid science, and various branches of applied mathematics, in a self-contained and integrated treatment that provides a foundation for understanding complex fluids, with a strong emphasis on fluid dynamics. Students and researchers will find that this book is extensively cross-referenced to illustrate connections between different aspects of the field. Its focus on fundamental principles and theoretical approaches provides the necessary groundwork for research in the dynamics of flowing complex fluids.

  • The electronic theory of acids and bases, by W.F. Luder ... and Saverio Zuffanti ..
    QD 477 L8 1946
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