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Metal Catalyzed Reductive C-C Bond Formation: A Departure from Preformed Organometallic Reagents (Topics in Current Chemistry)

Metal Catalyzed Reductive C-C Bond Formation: A Departure from Preformed Organometallic Reagents (Topics in Current Chemistry) Lowest new price: $91.33
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Brand: Brand: Springer

With contributions by numerous experts

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Photochemistry of Polypyridine and Porphyrin Complexes

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Author: K. Kalyanasundaram

Polypyridyl and porphyrin complexes demonstrate an excitingly rich photochemistry. These systems have important applications in photocatalysis, photochemical conversion and storage of solar energy, and photosynthesis. The book covers the basic concepts of inorganic electronic spectroscopy and photochemistry and then discusses excited state production, relaxation, and photochemical reactions.

Covers two important series of complexes in comprehensive surveys
Written to serve researchers who need a rapid entry into the field
Presents concepts and techniques useful to advanced students


Concepts of Modern Catalysis and Kinetics

Concepts of Modern Catalysis and Kinetics Lowest new price: $73.14
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Author: I. Chorkendorff

In the past 12 years since its publication, Concepts of Modern Catalysis and Kinetics has become a standard textbook for graduate students at universities worldwide. Emphasizing fundamentals from thermodynamics, physical chemistry, spectroscopy, solid state chemistry and quantum chemistry, it introduces catalysis from a molecular perspective, and stresses how it is interwoven with the field of reaction kinetics. The authors go on to explain how the world of reacting molecules is connected to the real world of industry, by discussing the various scales (nano - micro - macro) that play a role in catalysis. Reflecting the modern-day focus on energy supplies, this third edition devotes attention to such processes as gas-to-liquids, coal-to-liquids, biomass conversion and hydrogen production.

From reviews of the prior editions:
'Overall, this is a valuable book that I will use in teaching undergraduates and postgraduates.'
(Angewandte Chemie - I. E.)

'...this excellent book is highly recommended to students at technical universities, but also entrants in chemical industry. Furthermore, this informative handbook is also a must for all professionals in the community.'
(AFS)

'I am impressed by the coverage of the book and it is a valuable addition to the catalysis literature and I highly recommend purchase'
(Energy Sources)

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Fundamental Concepts in Heterogeneous Catalysis

Fundamental Concepts in Heterogeneous Catalysis Lowest new price: $102.95
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Author: Jens K. Nørskov

This book is based on a graduate course and suitable as a primerfor any newcomer to the field, this book is a detailed introductionto the experimental and computational methods that are used tostudy how solid surfaces act as catalysts.

 

Features include:
  • First comprehensive description of modern theory ofheterogeneous catalysis
  • Basis for understanding and designing experiments in the field 
  • Allows reader to understand catalyst design principles
  • Introduction to important elements of energy transformationtechnology
  • Test driven at Stanford University over several semesters

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Introduction to Catalysis and Industrial Catalytic Processes

Introduction to Catalysis and Industrial Catalytic Processes Lowest new price: $69.91
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Author: Robert J. Farrauto

Introduces major catalytic processes including products from the petroleum, chemical, environmental and alternative energy industries

  • Provides an easy to read description of the fundamentals of catalysis and some of the major catalytic industrial processes used today
  • Offers a rationale for process designs based on kinetics and thermodynamics
  • Alternative energy topics include the hydrogen economy, fuels cells, bio catalytic (enzymes) production of ethanol fuel from corn and biodiesel from vegetable oils
  • Problem sets of included with answers available to faculty who use the book


Review:
"In less than 300 pages, it serves as an excellent introduction to these subjects whether for advanced students or those seeking to learn more about these subjects on their own time...Particularly useful are the succinct summaries throughout the book...excellent detail in the table of contents, a detailed index, key references at the end of each chapter, and challenging classroom questions..." (GlobalCatalysis.com, May 2016)

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Applied Homogeneous Catalysis

Applied Homogeneous Catalysis Lowest new price: $50.34
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Author: Arno Behr
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Adopting a didactic approach at an advanced, masters level, this concise textbook provides an array of questions & answers and features numerous industrial case studies and examples, with references for further, more detailed reading and to the latest peer-reviewed articles at the end of each chapter. A significant feature is the book's treatment of more recently developed catalytic processes and their applications in the pharmaceutical and fine chemical industries, with an indication of their present and future commercial impact.
Written by a dedicated lecturer with a wealth of experience in industry, this is an invaluable tool for practicing chemical engineers and chemists who need to advance their education in this vibrant and expanding field.

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Fundamentals of Industrial Catalytic Processes

Fundamentals of Industrial Catalytic Processes Lowest new price: $137.78
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Author: C. H. Bartholomew

Catalysis is central to the chemical industry, as it is directly or involved in the production of almost all useful chemical products. In this book the authors, present the definitive account of industrial catalytic processes. Throughout Fundamentals of Industrial Catalytic Processes the information is illustrated with many case studies and problems. This book is valuable to anyone wanting a clear account of industrial catalytic processes, but is particularly useful to industrial and academic chemists and engineers and graduate working on catalysis. This book also:

  • Covers fundamentals of catalytic processes, including chemistry, catalyst preparation, properties and reaction engineering.
  • Addresses heterogeneous catalytic processes employed by industry.
  • Provides detailed data on existing catalysts and catalytic reactions, process design and chemical engineering.
  • Covers catalysts used in fuel cells.

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Catalysis: An Integrated Textbook for Students

Catalysis: An Integrated Textbook for Students Lowest new price: $66.50
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Written by an excellent, highly experienced and motivated team of lecturers, this textbook is based on one of the most successful courses in catalysis and as such is tried-and-tested by generations of graduate and PhD students, i.e. the Catalysis-An-Integrated-Approach (CAIA) course organized by NIOK, the Dutch Catalysis research school.
It covers all essential aspects of this important topic, including homogeneous, heterogeneous and biocatalysis, but also kinetics, catalyst characterization and preparation, reactor design and engineering.
The perfect source of information for graduate and PhD students in chemistry and chemical engineering, as well as for scientists wanting to refresh their knowledge


Principles and Problems in Physical Chemistry for Biochemists

Principles and Problems in Physical Chemistry for Biochemists Lowest new price: $38.40
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Author: Nicholas C. Price
Brand: Oxford University Press USA

What use is physical chemistry to the student of biochemistry and biology? This central question is answered in this book mainly through the use of worked examples and problems. The book starts by introducing the laws of thermodynamics, and then uses these laws to derive the equations relevant to the student in dealing with chemical equilibria (including the binding of small molecules to proteins), properties of solutions, acids and bases, and oxidation-reduction processes. The student is thus shown how a knowledge of thermodynamic qualities makes it possible to predict whether, and how, a reaction will proceed.
Thermodynamics, however, gives no information about how fast a reaction will happen. The study of the rates at which processes occur (kinetics) forms the second main theme of the book. This section poses and answers questions such as `how is the rate of a reaction affected by temperature, pH, ionic strength, and the nature of the reactants? These same ideas are then shown to be useful in the study of enzyme-catalysed reactions.

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  • Oxford University Press USA

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Phase-Transfer Catalysis: Fundamentals, Applications, and Industrial Perspectives

Phase-Transfer Catalysis: Fundamentals, Applications, and Industrial Perspectives Lowest new price: $66.05
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Author: C.M. Starks

Since 1971 when useful working concepts for the technique of phase-transfer catalysis (PTC) were introduced, the understanding, development, and applica­ tions of this method for conducting organic reactions has expanded exponentially. PTC has brought vast new dimensions and options to chemists and chemical engineers. From its use in less than ten commercial processes in 1975, PTC use has increased so that in the early 1990s it is involved in more than 600 industrial applications to manufacture products valued at between 10 and 20 billion U.S. dollars. PTC is widely used for simple organic reactions, steps in synthesis of pharmaceuticals, agricultural chemicals, perfumes, ftavorants, and dyes; for specialty polymerization reactions, polymer modifications, and monomer synthe­ sis; for pollution and environmental control processes; for analysis oftrace organic and inorganic compounds; and for many other applications. Often, PTC offers the best (and sometimes only) practical technique to obtain certain products. The authors experience in teaching a short course on phase-transfer catalysis has shown to us that a newcomer to PTC can easily be frustrated and confused by the large amount of information available in the literature and in patents. The purpose of this book, therefore, was to bring this information together in a logical and user-friendly way, without sacrificing matters of scholarly and fundamental importance.


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