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Organic Chemist's Desk Reference, Third Edition


Caroline Cooper, Rupert Purchase
August 9, 2017

Launched in 1995 as a companion to the Dictionary of Organic Compounds, the Organic Chemist’s Desk Reference has been essential reading for laboratory chemists who need a succinct guide to the ‘nuts and bolts’ of organic chemistry — the literature, nomenclature, stereochemistry, spectroscopy...

Annotations to Quantum Statistical Mechanics

In-Gee Kim
March 20, 2018

This book is a rewritten and annotated version of Leo P. Kadanoff and Gordon Baym’s lectures that were presented in the book Quantum Statistical Mechanics: Green’s Function Methods in Equilibrium and Nonequilibrium Problems. The lectures were devoted to a discussion on the use of thermodynamic...

Applied Physical Chemistry with Multidisciplinary Approaches

A. K. Haghi, Devrim Balköse, Sabu Thomas
March 15, 2018

Presenting illustrative case studies, highlighting technological applications, and explaining theoretical and foundational concepts, this book is an important reference source on the key concepts for modern technologies and optimization of new processes in physical chemistry. This volume combines...

Lipase: An Industrial Enzyme Through Metagenomics

B.K. Konwar, Kalpana Sagar
March 15, 2018

Microbial lipases are industrially important and have gained their attention due to their stability, selectivity, and broad substrate specificity. Lipases are used as a medicine and also aid in indigestion, heartburn, allergy to gluten in wheat products (celiac disease), Crohn’s disease, and cystic...

Quantum Chemistry at the Dawn of the 21st Century

Tanmoy Chakraborty, Ramon Carbo-Dorca
March 15, 2018

This volume, edited by a well-known specialist in the field of theoretical chemistry, gathers together a selection of papers on theoretical chemistry within the themes of mathematical, computational, and quantum chemistry. The authors present a rich assembly of some of the most important current...

High-Performance Materials and Engineered Chemistry

Francisco Torrens, Devrim Balköse, Sabu Thomas
March 13, 2018

This volume brings together innovative research, new concepts, and novel developments in the application of new tools for chemical and materials engineers. It contains significant research, reporting new methodologies and important applications in the fields of chemical engineering as well as the...


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...

Smart Ceramics: Preparation, Properties, and Applications

Ajay Kumar Mishra
March 09, 2018

Recent advances in nanotechnology have paved the way for the development of new smart materials. The term "smart ceramics" refers to ceramic materials fabricated from ultrafine particles. They have attracted the attention of researchers and scientists thanks to their potential to manipulate the...

Hydroxyapatite Coatings for Biomedical Applications

Sam Zhang
March 09, 2018

Hydroxyapatite coatings are of great importance in the biological and biomedical coatings fields, especially in the current era of nanotechnology and bioapplications. With a bonelike structure that promotes osseointegration, hydroxyapatite coating can be applied to otherwise bioinactive implants to...

Friction-Induced Vibrations and Self-Organization: Mechanics and Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics of Sliding Contact

Michael Nosonovsky, Vahid Mortazavi
March 09, 2018

Many scientists and engineers do not realize that, under certain conditions, friction can lead to the formation of new structures at the interface, including in situ tribofilms and various patterns. In turn, these structures—usually formed by destabilization of the stationary sliding regime—can...

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...

Vacuum: Science, Technology and Applications

Pramod K. Naik
March 02, 2018

Vacuum plays an important role in science and technology. The study of interaction of charged particles, neutrals and radiation with each other and with solid surfaces requires a vacuum environment for reliable investigations. Vacuum has contributed immensely to advancements made in nuclear science...

Membrane Technology in Separation Science

Mihir K. Purkait, Randeep Singh
February 28, 2018

The book explains fundamental and advanced topics related to the field of membrane science including extensive coverage of material selection, preparation, characterization and applications of various membranes....