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Aqueous-Phase Organometallic Catalysis: Concepts and Applications

Aqueous-Phase Organometallic Catalysis: Concepts and Applications Lowest new price: $169.84
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This work is now in its second completely revised and expanded edition. Written by the renowned editors B. Cornils and W. A. Herrmann, this book presents every important aspect of aqueous-phase organometallic catalysis, a method which saves time, waste and money. The large-scale application of this 'green' technology in chemical industry clearly underlines its practical use outside of academia. New chapters (for example 'Organic Chemistry in Water'), 20 per cent more content and fully updated contributions from a plethora of international authors make this book a 'must-have' for everyone working in this field. From the reviews of the first edition: 'This overview will be extremely useful for everyone active in this field [...]' - "Angewandte Chemie". 'This book is an essential in any chemical research library and I strongly recommend it to all synthetic research and teaching chemists. [...]' - "The Alchemist". 'The editors are to be congratulated on assembling such a wide range of contributors who have described the industrial as well as the academic aspects of the subject' - "Journal of Organometallic Chemistry".

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Catalysis: An Integrated Textbook

Catalysis: An Integrated Textbook Lowest new price: $80.18
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Author: Ulf Hanefeld

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.
It covers all essential aspects of this important topic, including homogeneous, heterogeneous and biocatalysis, but also kinetics, 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.


Introduction to Catalysis and Industrial Catalytic Processes

Introduction to Catalysis and Industrial Catalytic Processes Lowest new price: $82.24
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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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Problem Solving in Enzyme Biocatalysis

Problem Solving in Enzyme Biocatalysis Lowest new price: $66.99
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Author: Andrés Illanes

Enzyme biocatalysis is a fast-growing area in process biotechnology that has expanded from the traditional fields of foods, detergents, and leather applications to more sophisticated uses in the pharmaceutical and fine-chemicals sectors and environmental management. Conventional applications of industrial enzymes are expected to grow, with major opportunities in the detergent and animal feed sectors, and new uses in biofuel production and human and animal therapy.

In order to design more efficient enzyme reactors and evaluate performance properly, sound mathematical expressions must be developed which consider enzyme kinetics, material balances, and eventual mass transfer limitations. With a focus on problem solving, each chapter provides abridged coverage of the subject, followed by a number of solved problems illustrating resolution procedures and the main concepts underlying them, plus supplementary questions and answers.

Based on more than 50 years of teaching experience, Problem Solving in Enzyme Biocatalysis is a unique reference for students of chemical and biochemical engineering, as well as biochemists and chemists dealing with bioprocesses.


Contains:
Enzyme properties and applications; enzyme kinetics; enzyme reactor design and operation 146 worked problems and solutions in enzyme biocatalysis. 


Fundamental Concepts in Heterogeneous Catalysis

Fundamental Concepts in Heterogeneous Catalysis Lowest new price: $81.81
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Author: Jens K. Nørskov

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

 

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

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Catalyst Handbook (2nd Edition)

Catalyst Handbook (2nd Edition) Lowest new price: $218.07
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Author: Martyn V. Twigg
Brand: CRC Press

This book bridges the gap between theory and practice. It provides fundamental information on heterogeneous catalysis and the practicalities of the catalysts and processes used in producing ammonia, hydrogen and methanol via hydrocarbon steam reforming. It also covers the oxidation reactions in making formaldehyde from methanol, nitric acid from ammonia and sulphuric acid from sulphur dioxide. Designed for use in the chemical industry and by those in teaching, research and the study of industrial catalysts and catalytic processes. Students will also find this book extremely useful for obtaining practical information not available in more conventional textbooks.

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Handbook of Combinatorial Chemistry: Drugs, Catalysts, Materials (2-Vol. Set)

Handbook of Combinatorial Chemistry: Drugs, Catalysts, Materials (2-Vol. Set) Lowest used price: $198.99
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Author: K. C. Nicolaou

K.C. Nicolaou - Winner of the Nemitsas Prize 2014 in Chemistry


At long last, the mechanism-based and application-oriented handbook of combinatorial chemistry.

Since its very beginning, research in this field has continued to develop at a rapid rate. Increasingly elegant methods are being invented and an even wider range of possible applications is still being discovered, such that combinatorial chemistry is now an integral part of industrial and academic research.

The high-class editorial team - K. C. Nicolaou of The Scripps Institute and UCSD, and R. Hanko and W. Hartwig from Bayer - ensure comprehensive coverage and top quality contributions. This two-volume work deals with synthetic chemistry in all its forms, applications from life sciences, chemistry and
material sciences, all there is to know about compound library design and synthesis, and, of course, the general basics - making it an indispensable reference for synthetic, organic and medicinal chemists, chemical biologists as well as material scientists.


Principles and Problems in Physical Chemistry for Biochemists

Principles and Problems in Physical Chemistry for Biochemists Lowest new price: $49.00
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Author: Nicholas C. Price
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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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Organic Synthesis Engineering

Organic Synthesis Engineering Lowest new price: $58.61
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Author: L. K. Doraiswamy

This book will formally launch "organic synthesis engineering" as a distinctive field in the armory of the reaction engineer. Its main theme revolves around two developments: catalysis and the role of process intensification in enhancing overall productivity. Each of these two subjects are becoming increasingly useful in organic synthesis engineering, especially in the production of medium and small volume chemicals and enhancing reaction rates by extending laboratory techniques, such as ultrasound, phase transfer catalysts, membrane reactor, and microwaves, to industrial scale production. This volume describes the applications of catalysis in organic synthesis and outlines different techniques of reaction rate and/or selectivity enhancement against a background of reaction engineering principles for both homogeneous and heterogeneous systems.


The Microkinetics of Heterogeneous Catalysis (ACS Professional Reference Book)

The Microkinetics of Heterogeneous Catalysis (ACS Professional Reference Book) Lowest new price: $46.81
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Author: James A. Dumesic
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Defines the emerging field of catalytic reaction synthesis in the search for new catalysts and catalytic processes. Illustrates how experimental data from diverse sources can be consolidated to form a quantitative description of the essential chemistry taking place on the catalyst surface. Elucidates the possible relationships between catalyst kinetic properties and surface chemical bonding properties. Offers examples of microkinetic analysis and catalytic reaction synthesis for a variety of catalytic reactions over metals, oxides, and zeolite catalysts. Illustrates the underlying strategy used to formulate a microkinetic model, calibrate the model to the existing experimental data, and assess the critical aspects of the essential surface chemistry involved in the catalytic process.

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