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Homogeneous Catalysis: Mechanisms and Industrial Applications

Homogeneous Catalysis: Mechanisms and Industrial Applications Lowest new price: $14.70
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Author: Sumit Bhaduri

Homogeneous catalysis made easy through real-world examples andillustrations.

The field of homogeneous catalysis has grown dramatically over thepast decade, boasting many new applications in the chemical, finechemical, and pharmaceutical industries. This timely work offers aunified, easy-to-understand treatment of this challenging area ofchemistry. With a practical emphasis and a thorough, selectivesurvey of current literature, the authors present homogeneouscatalytic reactions proven successful in industrialapplications-illustrating both the mechanistic principles andilluminating new areas of academic and industrial research. Anideal self-study guide for inorganic chemists seeking to gain entryinto the field as well as a much-needed reference for industryprofessionals, Homogeneous Catalysis: Mechanisms and IndustrialApplications features:
* Clear discussions of the fundamental chemical and chemicalengineering concepts relevant to homogeneous catalysis
* Important examples from selected industrial processes
* Extensive references to cutting-edge research with applicationpotential (through March of 1999)
* Many tables and more than 100 illustrations to help explaindifficult concepts
* Problems of variable complexities accompanying each chapter


Catalyst Characterization Science: Surface and Solid State Chemistry (ACS Symposium Series)

Catalyst Characterization Science: Surface and Solid State Chemistry (ACS Symposium Series) Lowest new price: $53.70
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Highlights the rapid evolution of the surface science of catalysts. Focuses on multi-technique strategies for studying catalytic reactions and catalytic materials. Discusses new developments in electron microscopy, laser-induced desorption, magnetic methods, and new vibrational characterization techniques.

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Main Group Metals in Organic Synthesis, 2 Volume Set

Main Group Metals in Organic Synthesis, 2 Volume Set Lowest new price: $146.80
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This is the first handbook to cover in detail all aspects of this fascinating field of chemistry. In this handy two-volume set, readers will instantly find the information they need, clearly structured according to the individual metals in the main groups, hitherto only accessible after much time-consuming research. The result is in indispensable aid for everyday work in the lab.
Alongside all the classical organic reactions, this book focuses on the modern variations as well as novel, current reactions in organic synthesis that are closely linked to main group elements - both stoechiometric and catalytic.
With this work the two prizewinning editors have succeeded in producing a comprehensive compendium of the main group metals as reagents for organic reactions. In short, this is a must for every organic chemist, whether as an efficient introduction to current research, for retaining an overview or for looking up detailed information.


Catalysis: From Principles to Applications

Catalysis: From Principles to Applications Lowest new price: $78.36
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Catalysis has revolutionized the chemical industry as catalysts are used in the production of most chemicals, resulting in a multi-billion euro business. This advanced textbook is a must-have for all Master and PhD students in the field as it adopts a unique interdisciplinary approach to the topic of catalysis. It presents a collection of chapters that explain the fundamentals of catalysis as the area has developed over the past decades and introduces new catalytic systems that are of becoming of increasing current importance.

It covers all the essential principles, ranging from catalytic processes at the molecular level to catalytic reactor design and includes several case studies illustrating the importance of catalysts in the chemical industry.


Spectroscopy in Catalysis: An Introduction

Spectroscopy in Catalysis: An Introduction Lowest new price: $224.09
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Author: J. W. Niemantsverdriet

'Spectroscopy in Catalysis' describes the most important modern analytical techniques used to investigate catalytic surfaces. These include electron spectroscopy (XPS, UPS, AES, EELS), ion spectroscopy (SIMS, SNMS, RBS, LEIS), vibrational spectroscopy (infrared, Raman, EELS), temperature-programmed techniques (TPR, TPO, TDS), diffraction (XRD, LEED, EXAFS), and microscopy (TEM, SEM, STEM, STM, AFM, FEM, and FIM). Each chapter uses current applications to illustrate the type of information that the technique provides and evaluates its possibilities and limitations.
This second edition includes significant new developments, for example scanning probe microscopies, the imaging and vibrational techniques have been revised, the case studies expanded with an example on polymerization catalysts, and all the other chapters updated with recent examples and relevant new literature.

From reviews of the First Edition:

'This is a truly valuable book ... very useful for industrial practitioners who need to be aware of the type of information that can be obtained from modern surface spectroscopies .... The book has a superb pedagogic value...'
Journal of Catalysis

'... this is an excellent text on spectroscopies in catalysis and I highly recommend it for ... introductory courses on heterogeneous catalysis or as a general introductory monograph.'
Journal of the American Chemical Society

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Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis, Second Edition

Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis, Second Edition Lowest new price: $129.73
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From the reviews of the First Edition . . .

"An excellent text . . . will no doubt provide the benchmark for comparative works for many years."
Journal of the American Chemical Society

"A resounding success . . . the definitive current summaries on their respective subjects."
Synthesis

Since this important work was first published in 1993, the field of catalytic asymmetric synthesis has grown explosively, spawning effective new methods for obtaining enantiomerically pure compounds on a large scale and stimulating new applications in diverse fields-from medicine to materials science. Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis, Second Edition addresses these rapid changes through new or substantially revised contributions from highly recognized world leaders in the field. It presents detailed accounts of the most important catalytic asymmetric reactions known today, discusses recent advances, and retains from the previous edition essential and intriguing information on the initial development of certain processes. An excellent working resource for academic researchers and industrial chemists alike, the Second Edition features:

  • Contributions from Noyori, Sharpless, Kagan, Trost, Overman, Shibasaki, Doyle, Okamoto, Bolm, Carreira, and many other internationally renowned authorities
  • New chapters on asymmetric carbometallations, asymmetric amplification and autocatalysis, and asymmetric polymerization
  • Extended coverage of asymmetric carbene reactions, including asymmetric intramolecular carbene insertion to C-H bonds as well as asymmetric dihydroxylation and aminohydroxylation
  • Extended coverage of asymmetric carbon-carbon bond-forming reactions and applications
  • An appendix listing all chiral ligands in the book


Applied Homogeneous Catalysis

Applied Homogeneous Catalysis Lowest new price: $69.98
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Author: Arno Behr

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.


New Developments in Zeolite Science and Technology: Proceedings of the 7th Intl Zeolite Conference, Tokyo, August 17-22, 1986 (Studies in Surface Science & Catalysis)

New Developments in Zeolite Science and Technology: Proceedings of the 7th Intl Zeolite Conference, Tokyo, August 17-22, 1986 (Studies in Surface Science & Catalysis) Lowest new price: $185.00
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Author: Y. Murakami

Zeolites are attracting a great deal of attention in various fields of science and technology. Many exciting new developments have occurred in their industrial application and these developments have in turn inspired much new significant fundamental research. This proceedings volume, containing 121 contributed papers, an introductory talk, two plenary lectures and nine invited lectures, is valuable not only for the quantity but also for the high quality and originality of the contents. The topics addressed cover all fields of science and technology related to natural and synthetic zeolites, namely: mineralogy, geology, structure, synthesis, ion-exchange and modification, sorption, catalysis, and technical applications (including agricultural uses). The numerous new results and concepts presented and the particularly timely publication of the volume make it a must for all involved with zeolites.


Catalyst Design: Optimal Distribution of Catalyst in Pellets, Reactors, and Membranes (Cambridge Series in Chemical Engineering)

Catalyst Design: Optimal Distribution of Catalyst in Pellets, Reactors, and Membranes (Cambridge Series in Chemical Engineering) Lowest new price: $50.01
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Author: Massimo Morbidelli
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Since heterogeneous catalysis is widely used in chemical, refinery, and pollution-control processes, achieving optimal catalytic performance is a significant issue for chemical engineers and chemists. This book addresses the question of how catalytic material should be distributed inside a porous support to obtain optimal performance. It treats single and multiple reaction systems, isothermal and nonisothermal conditions, pellets, monoliths, fixed-bed reactors, and membrane reactors. The effects of physicochemical and operating parameters are analyzed to gain insight into the underlying phenomena governing the performance of optimally designed catalysts. Throughout, the authors offer a balanced treatment of theory and experiment and stress problems of commercial importance.

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The Chemistry of Catalytic Hydrocarbon Conversions

The Chemistry of Catalytic Hydrocarbon Conversions Lowest new price: $58.00
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Author: Herman Pines


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