Author: James Taylor
Release Date: 2015-02-23
Genre: Technology & Engineering
A fully illustrated history of the Land Rover 101 One-Tonne - the forward-control military vehicle developed as a gun tractor for the British Army, in production from 1975-1978. This essential guide to these small yet powerful 4 x 4 vehicles covers: production histories; design and prototypes; specification guides; the 101 in British military service between 1975 and 1998; the 101 variants - ambulances, Rapier tractors, hard-bodied versions for electronic warfare and special field conversions; sales to overseas military authorities and, finally, advice on buying and owning a 101 today. Of great interest to Land Rover and military vehicle enthusiasts, historians and owners' clubs and illustrated with 207 original colour photographs.
Author: Christoph A. Schalley
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2009-09-08
Details the many benefits of applying mass spectrometry tosupramolecular chemistry Except as a method for the most basic measurements, massspectrometry (MS) has long been considered incompatible withsupramolecular chemistry. Yet, with today's methods, the disconnectbetween these two fields is not warranted. Mass Spectrometry andGas-Phase Chemistry of Non-Covalent Complexes provides aconvincing look at how modern MS techniques offer supramolecularchemists a powerful investigatory toolset. Bringing the two fields together in an interdisciplinary manner,this reference details the many different topics associated withthe study of non-covalent complexes in the gas phase. The textbegins with brief introductions to supramolecular chemistry andsuch relevant mass spectrometric methods as ionization techniques,analyzers, and tandem MS experiments. The coverage continueswith: How the analyte's transition into the gas phase changes covalentbonding How limitations and pitfalls in analytical methods may producedata misinterpretations Artificial supramolecular aggregates and their examination Biomolecules, their complexes, and their examination After the general remarks making up the first section of thebook, the following sections describe specific experimentalprocedures and are illustrated with numerous examples and shorttutorials. Detailed citations end each chapter. Massspectrometrists, supramolecular chemists, students in these fields,and interested readers from other disciplines involving the studyof non-covalent bonds will all value Mass Spectrometry andGas-Phase Chemistry of Non-Covalent Complexes as an innovativeand practical resource.