Green Chemistry

An Inclusive Approach

Author: Bela Torok,Timothy Dransfield

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0128095490

Category: Science

Page: 1058

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Green Chemistry: An Inclusive Approach provides a broad overview of green chemistry for researchers from either an environmental science or chemistry background, starting at a more elementary level, incorporating more advanced concepts, and including more chemistry as the book progresses. Every chapter includes recent, state-of-the-art references, in particular, review articles, to introduce researchers to this field of interest and provide them with information that can be easily built upon. By bringing together experts in multiple subdisciplines of green chemistry, the editors have curated a single central resource for an introduction to the discipline as a whole. Topics include a broad array of research fields, including the chemistry of Earth’s atmosphere, water and soil, the synthesis of fine chemicals, and sections on pharmaceuticals, plastics, energy related issues (energy storage, fuel cells, solar, and wind energy conversion etc., greenhouse gases and their handling, chemical toxicology issues of everyday products (from perfumes to detergents or clothing), and environmental policy issues. Introduces the topic of green chemistry with an overview of key concepts Expands upon presented concepts with the latest research and applications, providing both the breadth and depth researchers need Includes a broad range of application based problems to make the content accessible for professional researchers and undergraduate and graduate students Authored by experts in a broad range of fields, providing insider information on the aspects or challenges of a given field that are most important and urgent

Green Chemistry 3rd Edition

An Introductory Text

Author: Mike Lancaster

Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry

ISBN: 1782622942

Category:

Page: 392

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Updated throughout, this third edition is suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate courses covering green chemistry, and it explores new ways of developing products and processes.

Asperger Syndrome, the Universe and Everything

Author: Kenneth Hall

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Pub

ISBN: 9781853029301

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 109

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Kenneth Hall was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome at the age of eight. Here he describes some of the inner experiences and perceptions of autism in childhood. He has a warm and positive attitude which other children will find inspiring. Insights, struggles and joys are recounted vividly in a frank and humorous way.

Green Chemistry

Theory and Practice

Author: Paul T. Anastas,John Charles Warner

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198506980

Category: Science

Page: 135

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''As the summary of a vision, the book is brilliant. One can feel the enthusiasm of the authors throughout...I see it as a vehicle for initiating a fruitful dialogue between chemical producers and regulatory enforcers without the confrontation, which often characterizes such interactions.' ' -Martyn Poliakoff, Green Chemistry, February ' Its is an introductory text taking a broad view and intergrating a wide range of topics including synthetic methodologies, alternative solvents and catalysts, biosynthesis and alternative feedstocks. There are exercises for students and the last chapter deals with future trends' Aslib

Green Chemistry and Engineering

Author: Mukesh Doble,Ken Rollins,Anil Kumar

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780080524771

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 344

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Chemical processes provide a diverse array of valuable products and materials used in applications ranging from health care to transportation and food processing. Yet these same chemical processes that provide products and materials essential to modern economies, also generate substantial quantities of wastes and emissions. Green Chemistry is the utilization of a set of principles that reduces or eliminate the use or generation of hazardous substances in design. Due to extravagant costs needed to managing these wastes, tens of billions of dollars a year, there is a need to propose a way to create less waste. Emission and treatment standards continue to become more stringent, which causes these costs to continue to escalate. Green Chemistry and Engineering describes both the science (theory) and engineering (application) principles of Green Chemistry that lead to the generation of less waste. It explores the use of milder manufacturing conditions resulting from the use of smarter organic synthetic techniques and the maintenance of atom efficiency that can temper the effects of chemical processes. By implementing these techniques means less waste, which will save industry millions of dollars over time. Chemical processes that provide products and materials essential to modern economies generate substantial quantities of wastes and emissions, this new book describes both the science (theory) and engineering (application) principles of Green Chemistry that lead to the generation of less waste This book contains expert advise from scientists around the world, encompassing developments in the field since 2000 Aids manufacturers, scientists, managers, and engineers on how to implement ongoing changes in a vast developing field that is important to the environment and our lives

Green Chemistry and Catalysis

Author: R. A. Sheldon,Isabella Arends,Ulf Hanefeld

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527611010

Category: Science

Page: 448

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This first book to focus on catalytic processes from the viewpoint of green chemistry presents every important aspect: ? Numerous catalytic reductions and oxidations methods ? Solid-acid and solid-base catalysis ? C-C bond formation reactions ? Biocatalysis ? Asymmetric catalysis ? Novel reaction media like e.g. ionic liquids, supercritical CO2 ? Renewable raw materials Written by Roger A. Sheldon -- without doubt one of the leaders in the field with much experience in academia and industry -- and his co-workers, the result is a unified whole, an indispensable source for every scientist looking to improve catalytic reactions, whether in the college or company lab.

Alternative Solvents for Green Chemistry

Author: Francesca M. Kerton,Ray Marriott

Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry

ISBN: 1849735956

Category: Science

Page: 350

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This book, appropriate for newcomers to the field, gives an overview of the many different kinds of solvents including alternative greener solvent choices.

New Trends in Green Chemistry

Author: V.K. Ahluwalia,M. Kidwai

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1402031750

Category: Science

Page: 263

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Organic chemistry has played a vital role in the development of diverse molecules which are used in medicines, agrochemicals and polymers. Most ofthe chemicals are produced on an industrial scale. The industrial houses adopt a synthesis for a particular molecule which should be cost-effective. No attention is paid to avoid the release of harmful chemicals in the atmosphere, land and sea. During the past decade special emphasis has been made towards green synthesis which circumvents the above problems. Prof. V. K. Ahluwalia and Dr. M. Kidwai have made a sincere effort in this direction. This book discusses the basic principles of green chemistry incorporating the use of green reagents, green catalysts, phase transfer catalysis, green synthesis using microwaves, ultrasound and biocatalysis in detail. Special emphasis is given to liquid phase reactions and organic synthesis in the solid phase. I must congratulate both the authors for their pioneering efforts to write this book. Careful selection of various topics in the book will serve the rightful purpose for the chemistry community and the industrial houses at all levels. PROF. JAVED IQBAL, PhD, FNA Distinguished Research Scientist & Head Discovery Research Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd.

Green Chemistry

Fundamentals and Applications

Author: Suresh C. Ameta,Rakshit Ameta

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466578262

Category: Science

Page: 403

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This book highlights the potential and scope of green chemistry for clean and sustainable development. Covering the basics, the book introduces readers to the need and the many applications and benefits and advantages of environmentally friendly chemical practice and application in industry. The book addresses such topics as ecologically safe products, catalysts and solvents, conditions needed to produce such products, types of chemical processes that are conducive to green chemistry, and much more.

Algal Green Chemistry

Recent Progress in Biotechnology

Author: Rajesh Prasad Rastogi,Datta Madamwar,Ashok Pandey

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 044463794X

Category: Science

Page: 336

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Algal Green Chemistry: Recent Progress in Biotechnology presents emerging information on green algal technology for the production of diverse chemicals, metabolites, and other products of commercial value. This book describes and emphasizes the emerging information on green algal technology, with a special emphasis on the production of diverse chemicals, metabolites, and products from algae and cyanobacteria. Topics featured in the book are exceedingly valuable for researchers and scientists in the field of algal green chemistry, with many not covered in current academic studies. It is a unique source of information for scientists, researchers, and biotechnologists who are looking for the development of new technologies in bioremediation, eco-friendly and alternative biofuels, biofertilizers, biogenic biocides, bioplastics, cosmeceuticals, sunscreens, antibiotics, anti-aging, and an array of other biotechnologically important chemicals for human life and their contiguous environment. This book is a great asset for students, researchers, and biotechnologists. Discusses high-value chemicals from algae and their industrial applications Explores the potential of algae as a renewable source of bioenergy and biofuels Considers the potential of algae as feed and super-food Presents the role of triggers and cues to algal metabolic pathways Includes developments in the use of algae as bio-filters

Methods and Reagents for Green Chemistry

An Introduction

Author: Alvise Perosa,Fulvio Zecchini

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470124079

Category: Science

Page: 414

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This book aims to stimulate and promote the wide-ranging aspects of green chemistry and its major role in ensuring sustainable development. The book covers the following areas: green chemistry; green reagents and atom economy; safeguarding the atmosphere; industrial green catalysis; alternative reaction conditions; biocatalysis and green chemistry. This book is based on the third edition of the Collection of Lectures of the Summer Schools on Green Chemistry held in Venice, Italy in the summers of 1998-2003 (sponsored by the European Commission, TMR and Improving Programmes and carried out by the Consortzio Interuniversitario La Chemica per l'Ambiente).

Green Chemistry and Engineering

A Practical Design Approach

Author: Concepci?n Jim?nez-Gonz?lez,David J. C. Constable

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118101971

Category: Science

Page: 696

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The past, present, and future of green chemistry and green engineering From college campuses to corporations, the past decade witnessed a rapidly growing interest in understanding sustainable chemistry and engineering. Green Chemistry and Engineering: A Practical Design Approach integrates the two disciplines into a single study tool for students and a practical guide for working chemists and engineers. In Green Chemistry and Engineering, the authors—each highly experienced in implementing green chemistry and engineering programs in industrial settings—provide the bottom-line thinking required to not only bring sustainable chemistry and engineering closer together, but to also move business towards more sustainable practices and products. Detailing an integrated, systems-oriented approach that bridges both chemical syntheses and manufacturing processes, this invaluable reference covers: Green chemistry and green engineering in the movement towards sustainability Designing greener, safer chemical synthesis Designing greener, safer chemical manufacturing processes Looking beyond current processes to a lifecycle thinking perspective Trends in chemical processing that may lead to more sustainable practices The authors also provide real-world examples and exercises to promote further thought and discussion. The EPA defines green chemistry as the design of chemical products and processes that reduce or eliminate the use or generation of hazardous substances. Green engineering is described as the design, commercialization, and use of products and processes that are feasible and economical while minimizing both the generation of pollution at the source and the risk to human health and the environment. While there is no shortage of books on either discipline, Green Chemistry and Engineering is the first to truly integrate the two.

Green Chemistry

Environment Friendly Alternatives

Author: Rashmi Sanghi,M. M. Srivastava

Publisher: Alpha Science Int'l Ltd.

ISBN: 9781842651735

Category: Science

Page: 355

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The present monograph presents 17 in-depths reviews from eminent professors, scientists, chemists and engineers from educational institutions, research organizations and chemical industries introducing a new emerging green face of multidimensional chemistry. It addresses different topics under the domain of 'Green Chemistry' like Introductory aspects, alternate approaches to solvent chemistry, Environment friendly Green techniques, Alternative wastewater treatment technologies and Step change technologies for exploiting Green Chemistry.

Alternative Solvents for Green Chemistry

Author: Francesca Kerton

Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry

ISBN: 1847559522

Category: Science

Page: 240

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Everyone is becoming more environmentally conscious and therefore, chemical processes are being developed with their environmental burden in mind. This also means that more traditional chemical methods are being replaced with new innovations and this includes new solvents. Solvents are everywhere, but how necessary are they? They are used in most areas including synthetic chemistry, analytical chemistry, pharmaceutical production and processing, the food and flavour industry and the materials and coatings sectors. However, the principles of green chemistry guide us to use less of them, or to use safer, more environmentally friendly solvents if they are essential. Therefore, we should always ask ourselves, do we really need a solvent? Green chemistry, as a relatively new sub-discipline, is a rapidly growing field of research. Alternative solvents - including supercritical fluids and room temperature ionic liquids - form a significant portion of research in green chemistry. This is in part due to the hazards of many conventional solvents (e.g. toxicity and flammability) and the significant contribution that solvents make to the waste generated in many chemical processes. Solvents are important in analytical chemistry, product purification, extraction and separation technologies, and also in the modification of materials. Therefore, in order to make chemistry more sustainable in these fields, a knowledge of alternative, greener solvents is important. This book, which is part of a green chemistry series, uses examples that tie in with the 12 principles of green chemistry e.g. atom efficient reactions in benign solvents and processing of renewable chemicals/materials in green solvents. Readers get an overview of the many different kinds of solvents, written in such a way to make the book appropriate to newcomers to the field and prepare them for the 'green choices' available. The book also removes some of the mystique associated with 'alternative solvent' choices and includes information on solvents in different fields of chemistry such as analytical and materials chemistry in addition to catalysis and synthesis. The latest research developments, not covered elsewhere, are included such as switchable solvents and biosolvents. Also, some important areas that are often overlooked are described such as naturally sourced solvents (including ethanol and ethyl lactate) and liquid polymers (including poly(ethyleneglycol) and poly(dimethylsiloxane)). As well as these additional alternative solvents being included, the book takes a more general approach to solvents, not just focusing on the use of solvents in synthetic chemistry. Applications of solvents in areas such as analysis are overviewed in addition to the more widely recognised uses of alternative solvents in organic synthesis. Unfortunately, as the book shows, there is no universal green solvent and readers must ascertain their best options based on prior chemistry, cost, environmental benefits and other factors. It is important to try and minimize the number of solvent changes in a chemical process and therefore, the importance of solvents in product purification, extraction and separation technologies are highlighted. The book is aimed at newcomers to the field whether research students beginning investigations towards their thesis or industrial researchers curious to find out if an alternative solvent would be suitable in their work.

Introduction to Green Chemistry, Second Edition

Author: Albert Matlack

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439882118

Category: Science

Page: 599

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In the nearly 10 years since the publication of the bestselling first edition of Introduction to Green Chemistry, interest in green chemistry and clean processes has grown so much that topics, such as fluorous biphasic catalysis, metal organic frameworks, and process intensification, barely mentioned in the first edition, have become major areas of research. In addition, government funding has ramped up the development of fuel cells and biofuels. It reflects the evolving focus from pollution remediation to pollution prevention. Copiously illustrated with over 800 figures, this second edition provides an update from the frontiers of the field. New and expanded research topics: Metal-organic frameworks Solid acids for alkylation of isobutene by butanes Carbon molecular sieves Mixed micro- and mesoporous solids Organocatalysis Process intensification and gas phase enzymatic reactions Hydrogen storage for fuel cells Reactive distillation Catalysts in action on an atomic scale Updated and expanded current events topics: Industry resistance to inherently safer chemistry Nuclear power Removal of mercury from vaccines Removal of mercury and lead from primary explosives Biofuels Uses for surplus glycerol New hard materials to reduce wear Electronic waste Smart growth The book covers traditional green chemistry topics, including catalysis, benign solvents, and alternative feedstocks. It also discusses relevant but less frequently covered topics with chapters such as Chemistry of Longer Wear and Population and the Environment. This coverage highlights the importance of chemistry to everyday life and demonstrates the benefits the expanded exploitation of green chemistry can have for society.

Green Chemistry Using Liquid and Supercritical Carbon Dioxide

Author: Joseph M. DeSimone,William Tumas

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780195348248

Category: Science

Page: 288

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Chemists have been researching the potential of liquid and supercritical carbon dioxide for environmentally safe applications. This edited volume will cover the various applications of using these forms of carbon dioxide. The three main areas of focus are catalysis and chemical synthesis in CO2, polymers in CO2, and industrial processes and applications utilizing CO2. The book is aimed at researchers in academia and industry, and the contributors are all experts in the field.

Green Chemistry

Challenging Perspectives

Author: Pietro Tundo,Paul T. Anastas

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198504559

Category: Science

Page: 269

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Green Chemistry is one of the most exciting and innovative approaches to come along in the chemical enterprise and environmental protection areas in a generation. Basically Green Chemistry is the design of chemical processes and products that reduce or eliminate the use and generation of hazardous substances. It is a global trend that involves research on new feedstocks, environmentally benign solvents, catalysis, synthetic methodologies, and greener products. This volume is a collection of the cutting-edge research being conducted in this area from scientists around the world, brought together for the first time in Green Chemistry: Challenging Perspectives. It provides an overview of the major issues facing chemists engaged in creating more environmentally responsible technology and processes, and will be of interest to scientists and decision-makers in industry, academia, and government.

Biocatalysis for Green Chemistry and Chemical Process Development

Author: Junhua (Alex) Tao,Romas Joseph Kazlauskas

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118028292

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 480

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This book describes recent progress in enzyme-driven green syntheses of industrially important molecules. The first three introductory chapters overview recent technological advances in enzymes and cell-based transformations, and green chemistry metrics for synthetic efficiency. The remaining chapters are directed to case studies in biotechnological production of pharmaceuticals (small molecules, natural products and biologics), flavors, fragrance and cosmetics, fine chemicals, value-added chemicals from glucose and biomass, and polymeric materials. The book is aimed to facilitate the industrial applications of this powerful and emerging green technology, and catalyze the advancement of the technology itself.

Green chemistry

designing chemistry for the environment

Author: Paul T. Anastas,American Chemical Society. Division of Environmental Chemistry,American Chemical Society. Meeting

Publisher: An American Chemical Society Publication

ISBN: 9780841233997

Category: Science

Page: 251

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Presents the alternative environmentally benign syntheses and processes for chemical manufacturing. Introduces green chemistry technologies, including biotechnology for pollution prevention. Presents alternative environmentally benign reaction conditions for chemical manufacturing. Discusses the use of catalysis for pollution prevention.

Green Solvents

Ionic Liquids

Author: Paul T. Anastas,Peter Wasserscheid,Annegret Stark

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527325921

Category: Science

Page: 365

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This volume covers everything readers need to know about green chemistry. It covers topics including green chemistry engineering, green catalysis (homogeneous, heterogeneous and biocatalysis) and separations techniques as well as solvents like supercritical fluids and ionic liquids.