Smart Polymer Catalysts and Tunable Catalysis Book

Smart Polymer Catalysts and Tunable Catalysis


  • Author : Songjun Li
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-09-10
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128118726

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Smart Polymer Catalysts and Tunable Catalysis describes the latest advances in smart polymer catalysts and tunable catalysis. This book will serve as an ideal reference for scientists, students and researchers working in the fields of catalysis, chemical engineering, chemistry, materials science, biotechnology and nanotechnology. Users will find this to be a distinct, systematic and comprehensive body of knowledge on the field with its compilation of essential knowledge and discussions of extensive potential in both social and commercial impacts. Provides a single-source summary of the emerging frontiers in scientific research in smart polymer catalysts and tunable catalysis Includes very well-organized chapters that are illustrated with over 130 illustrations and figures Written by scientists from prestigious universities and industries across the world Edited by veteran researchers in the field of smart polymers and catalysis

Fundamentals and Prospects of Catalysis Book

Fundamentals and Prospects of Catalysis


  • Author : Goutam Kumar Patra
  • Publisher : Bentham Science Publishers
  • Release Date : 2020-09-21
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 215
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811458491

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Fundamentals and Prospects of Catalysis Excerpt :

Catalysis is an area of chemical sciences which has fascinated a wide range of academicians, researchers, chemical technologists and industries throughout the world. Progress in this field has been made owing to the thrust provided by this research and commercial interest. The field of catalysis is interdisciplinary by its nature, as it requires knowledge of organic synthesis, coordination and organometallic chemistry, reaction kinetics and mechanisms, stereochemical concepts and materials science. Fundamentals and Prospects of Catalysis highlights many important topics and sub-disciplines in catalysis by presenting 7 chapters on different but varied catalytic processes. This volume presents the following topics:· Organocatalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Spiroacetals and Bridged Acetals· Design and Development of Bimetallic Enantioselective Salen Co Catalysts for The Hydrolytic Kinetic Resolution of Terminal Epoxides· Recent Trend in Asymmetric Heterogeneous Flow Catalysis· Ball Milling: A Green Tool in Synthetic Organic Chemistry· Recent Advances in the Developments of Enantioselective Electrophilic Fluorination Reactions via Organocatalysis· Green and Sustainable Biocatalytic Routes to Prepare Biobased Polyols as Precursors for Polyurethanes with Comparison of Existing Biobased Polyol Technology· Polymers Used as Catalysts

Polymer Engineering Book

Polymer Engineering


  • Author : Bartosz Tylkowski
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release Date : 2017-09-25
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 490
  • ISBN 10 : 9783110469745

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Polymer Engineering focuses on the preparation and application of polymers in several hot topics such as artificial photosynthesis, water purification by membrane technologies, and biodiesel production from wastewater plants. The authors not only describe the latest developments in polymer science, but also support these experimental results by computational chemistry and modelling studies.

Temperature Responsive Polymers Book

Temperature Responsive Polymers


  • Author : Vitaliy V. Khutoryanskiy
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2018-05-31
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 408
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119157793

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An authoritative resource that offers an understanding of the chemistry, properties and applications of temperature-responsive polymers With contributions from a distinguished panel of experts, Temperature-Responsive Polymers puts the focus on hydrophilic polymers capable of changing their physicochemical properties in response to changes in environmental temperature. The contributors review the chemistry of these systems, and discuss a variety of synthetic approaches for preparation of temperature-responsive polymers, physicochemical methods of their characterisation and potential applications in biomedical areas. The text reviews a wide-variety of topics including: The characterisation of temperature-responsive polymers; Infrared and Raman spectroscopy; Applications of temperature-responsive polymers grafted onto solid core nanoparticles; and much more. The contributors also explore how temperature-responsive polymers can be used in the biomedical field for applications such as tissue engineering. This important resource: Offers an important synthesis of the current research on temperature-responsive polymers Covers the chemistry, the synthetic approaches for presentation and the physiochemical method of temperature-responsive polymers Includes a review of the fundamental characteristics of temperature-responsive polymers Explores many of the potential applications in biomedical science, including drug delivery and gene therapy Written for polymer scientists in both academia and industry as well as postgraduate students working in the area of stimuli-responsive materials, this vital text offers an exploration of the chemistry, properties and current applications of temperature-responsive polymers.

Applications of Advanced Green Materials Book

Applications of Advanced Green Materials


  • Author : Shakeel Ahmed
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-10-22
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 804
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128209387

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Applications of Advanced Green Materials provides a comprehensive and authoritative review on recent advancement in green materials in various applications. Each chapter is focused on a specific application of advanced green materials from packaging to sensor technology, biomedical to environmental applications, textile to catalysis to electronic shielding applications, supercapacitors, drug delivery, tissue engineering, bioelectronic, gas storage and separation, etc. This book also discusses life cycle assessment and circular economy of green materials and their future prospective. The book is unique with contributions from renowned scientists working on biopolymers and biocomposites, bioactive and biodegradable materials, composites, and metallic natural materials. This book is an essential resource for academicians, researchers, students and professionals interested in exploring potential of advanced green materials. Includes up to date information on applications of advanced green materials Each chapter is specifically discussing a particular application with examples Present a unified approach to discuss in detail about origin, synthesis and application of green materials

Green Synthetic Processes and Procedures Book

Green Synthetic Processes and Procedures


  • Author : Roberto Ballini
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2019-06-28
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 404
  • ISBN 10 : 9781788015127

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Green Synthetic Processes and Procedures Excerpt :

The principles of Green Chemistry aim to improve the sustainability of chemical processes and reduce the generation of hazardous substances. There has been great growth in the field over the past few years and the number of research groups working in this area is still increasing. Now one of the biggest challenges is to embed the Green Chemistry ideals of safety and sustainability as standard, both in industry and academia. In order to do this, it is important to create resources that detail different applications and approaches. Green Synthetic Processes and Procedures brings together expert contributors from across a number of areas of green synthesis to cover a diverse array of subjects. Providing a thorough overview of the current green synthetic toolbox, from biocatalysis to sonochemistry, this book is a useful resource for any chemist wishing to design cleaner and safer processes.

Nano Technology for Battery Recycling  Remanufacturing  and Reusing Book

Nano Technology for Battery Recycling Remanufacturing and Reusing


  • Author : Siamak Farhad
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2022-05-11
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 520
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323984935

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Nanotechnology for Battery Recycling, Remanufacturing, and Reusing explores how nanotechnology is currently being used in battery recycling, remanufacturing and reusing technologies to make them economically and environmentally feasible. The book shows how nanotechnology can be used to enhance and improve battery recycling, remanufacturing and reusing technologies, covering the fundamentals of battery recycling, remanufacturing and reusing technologies, the role of nanotechnology, the separation, regeneration and reuse of nanomaterials from battery waste, nano-enabled approaches for battery recycling, and nano-enabled approaches for battery remanufacturing and reusing. This book will help researchers and engineers to better understand the role of nanotechnology in the field of battery recycling, remanufacturing and reusing. It will be an important reference source for materials scientists and engineers who would like to learn more about how nanotechnology is being used to create new battery recycling processes. Outlines practical and cost-efficient processes for recycling and reusing batteries Highlights the different types of nanomaterials used in battery recycling processes Assesses major challenges with integrating nanotechnology into battery manufacturing processes on an industrial scale

Smart Polymer Nanocomposites Book

Smart Polymer Nanocomposites


  • Author : Showkat Ahmad Bhawani
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-11-28
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 482
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128204351

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Smart Polymer Nanocomposites: Biomedical and Environmental Applications presents the latest information on smart polymers and their promising application in various fields, including their role in delivery systems for drugs, tissue engineering scaffolds, cell culture sports, bioseparation, and sensors or actuator systems. Features detailed information on the preparation, characterization and applications of smart functional polymer composites Covers a broad range of applications in both the biomedical and environmental engineering fields Chapters are written by authors with diverse background expertise from the faculties of chemistry, engineering and the manufacturing industry

Nanomaterials for Alcohol Fuel Cells Book

Nanomaterials for Alcohol Fuel Cells


  • Author : Inamuddin
  • Publisher : Materials Research Forum LLC
  • Release Date : 2019-05-25
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 398
  • ISBN 10 : 9781644900185

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Nanomaterials for Alcohol Fuel Cells Excerpt :

Alcohol fuel cells are very attractive as power sources for mobile and portable applications. As they convert the chemical energy of fuels into electricity, much recent research is directed at developing suitable and efficient catalysts for the process. The present book focuses on pertinent types of nanomaterial-based catalysts, membranes and supports.

Encapsulated Catalysts Book

Encapsulated Catalysts


  • Author : Samahe Sadjadi
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-06-08
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 554
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128039052

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Encapsulated Catalysts provides valuable information for chemists, chemical engineers, and materials scientists in this promising area. The book describes many kinds of encapsulated catalysts and their applications in chemistry, including organic, inorganic, hybrid, and biological systems. Unlike other works, which discuss traditional supports, this useful resource uniquely focuses on extremely important topics, such as the encapsulation effects on reactivity and selectivity, the difficulty of their separation from reaction mixture, and/or their sensitivity to reaction conditions, and the limit of their industrial applications. In addition, the book covers the immobilization of homogenous catalysts on inorganic or organic supports and how it enables the separation of homogenous catalysts, as well as the protection or reuse of catalysts. Discusses one of the most promising advances in catalysis and recent developments in the area, including enzyme mimic catalysts and new nano-materials for catalyst encapsulation Provides interdisciplinary coverage of organic, inorganic, and biological materials for encapsulation of catalysts Describes various types of reactions which can be catalyzed in presence of encapsulated catalysts

Handbook of Smart Photocatalytic Materials Book

Handbook of Smart Photocatalytic Materials


  • Author : Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-02-02
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 290
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128190494

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Handbook of Smart Photocatalytic Materials: Environment, Energy, Emerging Applications and Sustainability provides an intriguing and useful guide to catalysis and materials. The handbook covers applications of smart photocatalytic materials for energy environmental protection and emerging fields. Also covered is the safety risk of Smart Photocatalytic Materials, commercialization, their fate and transportation in the environment, and sustainability. This volume provides a valuable roadmap, outlining common principles behind their use. Every chapter of this volume presents state-of-the-art knowledge on sustainable practices of smart photocatalytic materials (SPMs), including concepts of theory and practice. This handbook is a valued reference for both the academic and industrial researchers looking for recent developments in the field. Covers all aspects of recent developments in Environmental, Energy and Emerging applications of Smart Photocatalytic Materials Focuses on advanced applications and future research advancements of Smart Photocatalytic Materials Emphasizes the sustainability aspect of Smart Photocatalytic Materials Presents a valuable reference for researchers and students that stimulates interest in designing smart materials

Aqueous Phase Organometallic Catalysis Book

Aqueous Phase Organometallic Catalysis


  • Author : Boy Cornils
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2006-03-06
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 780
  • ISBN 10 : 9783527605460

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Now in its second completely revised and expanded edition. Written by the renowned editors B. Cornils and W. A. Herrmann, this book presents every important aspect of aqueous-phase organometallic catalysis, a method which saves time, waste and money. The large-scale application of this "green" technology in chemical industry clearly underlines its practical use outside of academia. New chapters (for example "Organic Chemistry in Water"), 20% more content and fully updated contributions from a plethora of international authors make this book a "must-have" for everyone working in this field. From the reviews of the first edition: "This overview will be extremely useful for everyone active in this field [...]" Angewandte Chemie "This book is an essential in any chemical research library and I strongly recommend it to all synthetic research and teaching chemists. [...]" The Alchemist "The editors are to be congratulated on assembling such a wide range of contributors who have described the industrial as well as the academic aspects of the subject." [...] Journal of Organometallic Chemistry

Recent Advances in Smart Self Healing Polymers and Composites Book

Recent Advances in Smart Self Healing Polymers and Composites


  • Author : Guoqiang Li
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2022-06-23
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128234730

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Recent Advances in Smart Self Healing Polymers and Composites Excerpt :

There have been many new developments since the first edition of this book was published back in 2015. These can be summarized as follows: integration of multiple properties into self-healing polymer materials, such as the shape memory effect and flame retardancy; beyond self-healing and the development of recyclable thermoset polymers; and the application of self-healing polymers in both 3D and 4D printing. Recent Advances in Smart Self-healing Polymers and Composites, Second Edition provides a comprehensive introduction to the fascinating field of smart self-healing polymers and composites. All chapters are brought fully-up-to-date with the addition of six brand new contributions on the characterization of self-healing polymers, light-triggered self-healing, additive manufacturing, multifunctional thermoset polymers with self-healing ability, and recyclable thermoset polymers and 4D printing. It is written for a large readership including not only R&D researchers from diverse backgrounds such as chemistry, materials science, aerospace, physics, and biological science, but also for graduate student working on self-healing technologies as well as their newly developed applications. Features new chapters on characterization of self-healing polymers, light-triggered self-healing, additive manufacturing, multifunctional thermoset polymers with self-healing ability, recyclable thermoset polymers and 4D printing All chapters have been significantly updated from the previous edition Provides a grounding in all key areas of research to bring people up to speed with the latest developments

Catalysis and Kinetics  Molecular Level Considerations Book

Catalysis and Kinetics Molecular Level Considerations


  • Author : Guy B. Marin
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2013-12-24
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9780124199941

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Advances in Chemical Engineering was established in 1960 and is the definitive serial in the area. It is one of great importance to organic chemists, polymer chemists, and many biological scientists. Written by established authorities in the field, the comprehensive reviews combine descriptive chemistry and mechanistic insight and yield an understanding of how the chemistry drives the properties. This volume covers the topic of catalysis and kinetics and aspects in chemical engineering. Control and optimization of process systems Polyelectrolytes Propane dehydrogenation and selective oxidation of hydrogen Chromium catalysts for ethylene polymerization and oligomerization Computational simulation of rare Earth catalysis