THE BASIS AND APPLICATIONS OF HETEROGENEOUS CATALYSIS Edition en anglais

Author: Michael Bowker
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198559585
Release Date: 1998-01-01
Genre: Science

This series of short texts provides accessible accounts of a range of essential topics in chemistry and chemical engineering. Written with the needs of the student in mind, the Oxford Chemistry Primers offer just the right level of detail for undergraduate study, and will be invaluable as a source of material commonly presented in lecture courses yet not adequately covered in existing texts. All the basic principles and facts in a particular area are presented in a clear and straightforward style, to produce concise yet comprehensive accounts of topics covered in both core and specialist courses. Catalysis is one of the most important technologies in our modern world. We depend on it to, produce materials, such as plastics, from oil; we depend on it to produce fuel to power cars and to remove the pollutants emitted from car engines; we even depend on it for the functioning and growth of our bodies. This book concentrates on the most important type of catalysis for industry, namely heterogeneous catalysis. The book is divided into three sections, dealing with the fundamentals of adsorption and reaction at surfaces, the nature of heterogeneous catalysts and their synthesis, and the applications of this technology in the modern world. The Basis and Applications of Heterogeneous Catalysis will be useful for teachers, undergraduates, and as an introductory book for graduates specializing in catalysis and surface science.

SURFACES Edition en anglais

Author: Gary Attard
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198556861
Release Date: 1998-01-01
Genre: Science

This primer provides an introduction to the subject of surfaces at the level of undergraduates and first year postgraduates. There are four chapters, the first concerns basic thermodynamic material used to understand the properties of surfaces including; surface tension, Gibbs adsorption, surface pressure and surface phase equilibria, surfactants and micelles, wetting, detergency, and contact angle. The second chapter concentrates on gas adsorbtion at solid surfaces and covers topics including adsorbtion, Langmuir isotherms, heats of adsorbtion, BET isotherms, physisorbtion, chemisorbtion, precursor adsorbtion kinetics, well-defined surfaces, UHV, surface sensitivity and selectivity, surface diffusion and electrons interacting with matter. Chapter three then outlines the physico- chemical principles of XPS, AES, LEED, STM, AFM, work function measurements, UPS, TPD, molecular beams, HREELS and PAIRS and the types of fundamental surface information each of these techniques provides. The final chapter contains a series of worked examples and problems, bringing together the various strands developed in Chapters 1-3 in order to elucidate surface phenomena. The book is unique in its mix of 'Classical' and 'Modern' surface science and should be relevant to physicists, chemists and material scientists.

Modern Liquid Phase Kinetics

Author: Brian G. Cox
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0198557442
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Science

The world is not at equilibrium, and the events that give vitality and movement are transitions towards equilibrium from the present state of imbalance. Chemical transformations often contribute fundamentally to this process and their study is challenging and important. The early chapters of this text provide a basic introduction to the kinetics of simple and complex reaction systems in solution. The remaining chapters present a treatment of the more advanced topics, comprising solvent effects, fast reaction techniques, and heterogeneous liquid - liquid two-phase systems. The last introduces currently active and important research areas in solution kinetics, including phase-transfer catalysis, and diffusion and transport in chemical and biological membranes.

Fundamental Concepts in Heterogeneous Catalysis

Author: Jens K. N?rskov
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118892022
Release Date: 2014-08-25
Genre: Technology & Engineering

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

Inorganic Chemistry

Author: Mark Weller
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198768128
Release Date: 2018-04-19
Genre:

From the fundamental principles of inorganic chemistry to cutting-edge research at the forefront of the subject, this text provides a comprehensive introduction to the field.

Organometallics Complexes with transition metal carbon sigma bonds

Author: Manfred Bochmann
Publisher: Oxford Chemistry Primers
ISBN: 9780198557500
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This succinct text outlines the main classes of transition metal organometallic complexes and introduces the reader to the chemistry of compounds with metal-carbon s-bonds: metal carbonyls, metal alkyls, and metal alkylidenes and alkylidnes. The synthetic methods leading to each class ofcompounds are illustrated with pertinent examples, followed by the discussion of characteristic structures and reactivity patterns. The aim is to allow undergraduate students a quick overview over this area of chemistry. Highlights and excursions stress general principles and relate the materialto specific applications such as catalytic processes.

Shriver and Atkins Inorganic Chemistry

Author: Peter Atkins
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199236176
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Science

Inorganic Chemistry fifth edition represents an integral part of a student's chemistry education. Basic chemical principles are set out clearly in 'Foundations' and are fully developed throughout the text, culminating in the cutting-edge research topics of the 'Frontiers', which illustrate the dynamic nature of inorganic chemistry.

Management Recycling and Reuse of Waste Composites

Author: Vannessa Goodship
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9781845697662
Release Date: 2009-12-18
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This authoritative reference work provides a comprehensive review of the management, recycling and reuse of waste composites. These are issues which are of increasing importance due to the growing use of composites in many industries, increasingly strict legislation and concerns about disposal of composites by landfill or incineration. Part one discusses the management of waste composites and includes an introduction to composites recycling and a chapter on EU legislation for recycling waste composites. Part two reviews thermal technologies for recycling waste composites with chapters on pyrolysis, catalytic transformation, thermal treatments for energy recovery and fluidized bed pyrolysis. Part three covers mechanical methods of recycling waste composites. This section includes chapters on additives for recycled plastic composites, improving mechanical recycling and the quality and durability of mechanically recycled composites. Parts four discusses improving sustainable manufacture of composites, with chapters on environmentally-friendly filament winding of FRP composites, process monitoring and new developments in producing more functional and sustainable composites. Part five gives a review of case studies including end-of-life wind turbine blades, aerospace composites, marine composites, composites in construction and the recycling of concrete. With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, Management, recycling and reuse of waste composites is a standard reference for anyone involved in the disposal or recycling of waste composites. Reviews the increasingly important issues of recycling and reuse as a result of the increased use of composites Discusses the management of waste composites and EU legislation with regards to recycling Examines methods for recycling, including thermal technologies and mechanical methods

Electroanalysis

Author: Christopher M. A. Brett
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: UOM:39015048512829
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Science

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.

Automotive Engineering

Author: Brian Cantor
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420011901
Release Date: 2008-02-19
Genre: Technology & Engineering

The current automotive industry faces numerous challenges, including increased global competition, more stringent environmental and safety requirements, the need for higher performance vehicles, and reducing costs. The materials used in automotive engineering play key roles in overcoming these issues. Automotive Engineering: Lightweight, Functional, and Novel Materials focuses on both existing materials and future developments in automotive science and technology. Divided into four sections, the book first describes the development of future vehicles, aluminum alloys for manufacturing lighter body panels, and various polymer composites for stronger module carriers. It then reviews state-of-the-art functional materials and smart technologies and projects in which application areas they will most impact future automotive designs and manufacturing. The next section considers the difficulties that must be overcome for light alloys to displace ferrous-based materials and the increasing competition from lightweight polymeric-based composites. The final section explores newer processing and manufacturing technologies, including welding and joining, titanium alloys, and durable, high-performance composites. With contributions from internationally recognized experts, this volume provides a comprehensive overview of cutting-edge automotive materials and technologies. It will help you understand the key materials and engineering concerns currently confronting this industry.

Essentials of Inorganic Chemistry

Author: D. M. P. Mingos
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0198559186
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Science

"An accessible collection of key topics for upper-level undergraduate students of inorganic chemistry. Arranged alphabetically for easy reference, this concise text provides detailed information on topics ranging from agostic interactions to Zintl isoelectronic relationships"--Back cover.

Introduction to Molecular Symmetry

Author: J. S. Ogden
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0198559100
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Science

This Primer presents an introduction to molecular symmetry and point groups with an emphasis on their applications. The author has adopted a non-mathematical approach as far as possible and the text will supplement those that are too advanced or gloss over important information. Chapter topics include symmetry elements, operations and point groups; matrices, multiplications tables and representations; the reduction formula; molecular vibrations; vibrational spectroscopy and degenerate vibrations; symmetry aspects of chemical bonding and matrices in higher order point groups

Metadata and Semantics

Author: Miguel-Angel Sicilia
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387777450
Release Date: 2008-10-13
Genre: Computers

This is an edited volume based on the 2007 Conference on Metadata and Semantics Research (MTSR), now in its second meeting. Metadata research is a pluri-disciplinary field that encompasses all aspects of the definition, creation, assessment, management and use of metadata. The volume brings together world class leaders to contribute their research and up-to-date information on metadata and semantics applied to library management, e-commerce, e-business, information science and librarianship, to name a few. The book is designed for a professional audience composed of researchers and practitioners in industry.

The Phylogenetic Handbook

Author: Philippe Lemey
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521877107
Release Date: 2009-03-26
Genre: Science

A broad, hands on guide with detailed explanations of current methodology, relevant exercises and popular software tools.

Interfacial Science An Introduction

Author: Geoffrey Barnes
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199571185
Release Date: 2011-02-10
Genre: Science

Interfacial Science: An Introduction is an accessible text introducing readers to the chemistry of interfaces, a subject of increasing relevance and popularity due to the emergence of nanoscience.