Thermodynamics of Chemical Processes OCP

Author: Gareth Price

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780198814450

Category:

Page: 128

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The renowned Oxford Chemistry Primers series, which provides focused introductions to a range of important topics in chemistry, has been refreshed and updated to suit the needs of today's students, lecturers, and postgraduate researchers. The rigorous, yet accessible, treatment of each subjectarea is ideal for those wanting a primer in a given topic to prepare them for more advanced study or research. Moreover, cutting-edge examples and applications throughout the texts show the relevance of the chemistry being described to current research and industry.This new edition of Thermodynamics of Chemical Processes is the only self-contained text to cover the thermodynamics of chemical processes at a level appropriate for undergradutes. Describing the basic principles which govern reactivity and phase equilibria in chemical systems, the text is writtenat the first year undergraduate level and contains a number of worked examples and problems to help students through this introductory material. It shows the application of the theory to disciplines such as biochemistry, materials science, environmental science, forensic and analytical sciences.This new edition places an emphasis on applying the principles and solving problems rather than on formal proof of theorems and detailed mathematical understanding. The ideas of enthalpy, internal energy and entropy are covered to lead into Gibbs free energy and how it can be used to correlate andpredict the equilibrium position and properties of chemical reactions and multi-phase systems. Background mathematical ideas are introduced as needed, and the text includes material describing how the physicochemical principles can be applied to related areas such as materials science orbiochemistry.

Thermodynamics of Chemical Processes

Author: Gareth J. Price

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 9780198559634

Category: Science

Page: 86

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This primer describes the basic principles which govern reactivity and phase equilibria in chemical systems. It is written at the first year undergraduate level and contains a number of worked examples and problems to help students through this introductory material. The ideas of enthalpy, internal energy and entropy are covered to lead into Gibbs free energy and how it can be used to correlate and predict the equilibrium position and properties of chemical reactions and multi-phase systems. Some background mathematical ideas are introduced as needed as well as material describing how the physicochemical principles can be applied to related areas such as materials science or biochemistry.

Environmental Chemistry

Author: John Wright

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134589654

Category: Science

Page: 432

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Many controversial issues revolve around complex scientific arguments which can be better understood with at least a minimal knowledge and understanding of the chemical reactions and processes going on in the world around us. This textbook offers an accessible introduction to chemical principles and concepts, and applies them to relevant environmental situations and issues. Written for students who have not taken A' level chemistry, this book bridges the gap between GSCE chemistry and first year undergraduate level.

The Chemistry of Evolution

The Development of our Ecosystem

Author: R.J.P Williams,J.J.R Fraústo da Silva

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080460529

Category: Science

Page: 494

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Conventionally, evolution has always been described in terms of species. The Chemistry of Evolution takes a novel, not to say revolutionary, approach and examines the evolution of chemicals and the use and degradation of energy, coupled to the environment, as the drive behind it. The authors address the major changes of life from bacteria to man in a systematic and unavoidable sequence, reclassifying organisms as chemotypes. Written by the authors of the bestseller The Biological Chemistry of the Elements - The Inorganic Chemistry of Life (Oxford University Press, 1991), the clarity and precision of The Chemistry of Evolution plainly demonstrate that life is totally interactive with the environment. This exciting theory makes this work an essential addition to the academic and public library. * Provides a novel analysis of evolution in chemical terms * Stresses Systems Biology * Examines the connection between life and the environment, starting with the ‘big bang' theory * Reorientates the chemistry of life by emphasising the need to analyse the functions of 20 chemical elements in all organisms

Pharmaceutics

The Science of Medicine Design

Author: Philip Denton,Chris Rostron

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199655316

Category: Medical

Page: 273

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Taking medication is a common occurrence for many people, whether it is to soothe an aching head, regulate blood sugars, or to treat life threatening conditions, such as HIV or cancer. In the UK alone, over 900 million prescriptions are dispensed every year. Overseeing all of this are pharmacists: experts in medicines and their use. The Integrated Foundations of Pharmacy series supports those who are at the beginning of their journey to become a pharmacist. The reader will begin to understand how a drug molecule is made; the process that turns it into a medicine; the role the pharmacist has when dispensing that medicine; and what happens in the body when it is taken. Most importantly, the series shows how each of these aspects are integrated, reflecting the most up-to-date teaching practices. Pharmaceutics: the science of medicine design explores the different forms that medicines can take, and demonstrates how being able to select the best form - be it a tablet, injectable liquid, or an inhaled gas - requires an understanding of how chemicals behave in different physical states. Online Resource Centre The Online Resource Centre to accompany Pharmaceutics: the science of medicine design features: For registered adopters of the book: - Figures from the book, available to download. For students: - Self-assessment questions to help the reader to check and reinforce understanding of the material introduced in each chapter.

Physical Chemistry

Understanding our Chemical World

Author: Paul M. S. Monk

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons

ISBN: 9780470358269

Category: Science

Page: 618

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Understanding Physical Chemistry is a gentle introduction tothe principles and applications of physical chemistry. The bookaims to introduce the concepts and theories in a structured mannerthrough a wide range of carefully chosen examples and case studiesdrawn from everyday life. These real-life examples and applicationsare presented first, with any necessary chemical and mathematicaltheory discussed afterwards. This makes the book extremelyaccessible and directly relevant to the reader. Aimed at undergraduate students taking a first course inphysical chemistry, this book offers an accessibleapplications/examples led approach to enhance understanding andencourage and inspire the reader to learn more about thesubject. A comprehensive introduction to physical chemistry startingfrom first principles. Carefully structured into short, self-contained chapters. Introduces examples and applications first, followed by thenecessary chemical theory.

Physikalische Chemie

Author: Peter W. Atkins,Julio de Paula,Michael Bär,Anna Schleitzer,Carsten Heinisch

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527315462

Category: Science

Page: 1220

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Coordination Chemistry of Macrocyclic Compounds

Author: Edwin C. Constable

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 91

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This book describes the coordination chemistry of macrocyclic ligands. Common types of ligands are introduced and strategies for the synthesis of the free ligands and their metal complexes are discussed. It describes the unique thermodynamic and kinetic properties of macrocyclic complexes and presents important applications. The book is suitable for advanced undergraduate or graduate students and assumes a knowledge of organic and inorganic chemistry at the second-year undergraduate level.

Computers in Chemistry

Author: Pete Biggs

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 90

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This Primer provides an authoritative and easy to read overview of computers and their use in chemistry. It presents the essential basic ideas required to understand and exploit computers as encountered by chemistry students in their studies and in the laboratory at all stages up to and including research level. It gives its readers an insight into the workings of computers and so helps them to use the facilities more effectively.

Radical Chemistry

The Fundamentals

Author: Michael John Perkins

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 92

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Aimed at students with a grounding in organic chemistry, this Primer presents radical chemistry in a modern context, where reactive radicals are recognized both as mediators of many disease conditions, and as key players in mechanisms of enzyme action.

Radiation Heat Transfer

Author: Howard Richard Neil Jones

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 86

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Introduces radiation heat transfer to undergraduate and postgraduate students working in an engineering environment, who have no prior knowledge of the subject.

Sonochemistry

Author: T. J. Mason

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 92

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It has been recognised for many years that power ultrasound has great potential for uses in a wide variety of processes in the chemical and allied industries. Reported applications include cleaning, sterilisation, flotation, drying, degassing, defoaming, soldering, plastic welding, drilling, filtration, homogenisation, emulsification, dissolution, deaggregation of powder, biological cell disruption, extraction, crystallisation and, more recently, as a stimulus for chemical reactions. With the increasing use of power ultrasound in chemistry comes the need for specialist text books covering this emerging discipline. This book is suitable for chemists and chemical engineers at all levels who wish to gain a rapid insight into what is becoming a standard method in the chemical laboratory. It is designed to answer the following questions: What is sonochemistry? Why is it important? What systems are affected by sonochemistry? What are the major applications of this technique? What types of ultrasonic equipment are available? How do the different types of equipment compare? How is the equipment best configured for chemical applications? What parameters can be changed to optimise sonochemical results? What equipment is available for the scale-up of sonochemistry?

Electroanalysis

Author: Christopher M. A. Brett,Ana María Oliveira Brett

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 88

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This informative text introduces the techniques and areas of application of modern electroanalysis, which has a particularly important role with current environmental concerns, both in the laboratory and in the field. It is a unique self- contained text which starts by describing the basic principles of the necessary electrochemistry and then moves on to electrochemical sensors and their mode of functioning. Potentiometric sensors are described, including many types of selective electrode. Following this, amperometric and voltametric sensors are presented together with the various instrumentation and electrode modification strategies to enhance sensitivity and selectivity. A final chapter shows the range of applications of modern electroanalysis, with particular emphasis on trace species, and indicates future trends. Bibliography is provided to enable the reader to gain a further understanding of the topic through textbooks and specialist research journals. This clear and accessible text will be an invaluable study aid for advanced undergraduates and graduate students of chemistry, biochemistry, chemical technology, industrial chemistry and environmental science. Graduate chemists and biochemists in industry and in analytical laboratories, and students of engineering, pharmacology and related biomedical sciences will also find this book useful.

Molekülorbitale und Reaktionen organischer Verbindungen

Author: Ian Fleming

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527330690

Category: Chemical bonds

Page: 399

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Der lang erwartete Nachfolger des Klassikers "Grenzorbitale und Reaktionen organischer Verbindungen". Die Molekülorbitalheorie wird einfach, ohne komplizierte mathematische Formeln und mit vielen illustrativen Beispielen erklärt.