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Practice makes perfect, which is why CGP has created this new and improved Complete Revision & Practice book for Year 2 of OCR A A-Level Chemistry to help students succeed in those tough final exams. It has straightforward study notes, helpful examples and full-colour diagrams. We've included plenty of practice questions and exam style questions (with detailed answers) - plus a section of mixed (synoptic) practice testing different parts of the course. There's even a free Online Edition of the whole book - just use the code printed inside the book to access it on your PC, Mac or tablet. For even more practice don't miss CGP's Year 2 of OCR A A-Level Chemistry Exam Practice Workbook (9781782949213).
This clear, concise Complete Revision & Practice book from CGP is a perfect way to prepare for the Edexcel AS-Level Chemistry exams (it also covers every Year 1 topic from the full Edexcel A-Level Chemistry course). It's fully up-to-date for the new exam specifications for 2015 and beyond, with straightforward explanations, helpful examples and full-colour diagrams throughout. Practice questions and exam-style questions (with answers) are included for every topic, and the book is rounded off with a section of in-depth advice on Practical Skills. And finally, a free Online Edition of the whole book is included - just use the code printed inside the book to access it on your PC, Mac or tablet!
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Long considered the standard for covering chemistry at a high level, PRINCIPLES OF MODERN CHEMISTRY continues to set the standard as the most modern, rigorous, and chemically and mathematically accurate book on the market. This authoritative text features an "atoms first" approach and thoroughly revised chapters on Quantum Mechanics and Molecular Structure (Chapter 6), Electrochemistry (Chapter 17), and Molecular Spectroscopy and Photochemistry (Chapter 20). In addition, the text utilizes mathematically accurate and artistic atomic and molecular orbital art, and is student friendly without compromising its rigor. End-of-chapter learning aids now focus on only the most important key objectives, equations and concepts, making it easier for readers to locate chapter content, while new applications to a wide range of disciplines, such as biology, chemical engineering, biochemistry, and medicine deepen readers' understanding of the relevance of chemistry in today's world.
Explore the latest advances involving organo/metal combined catalysts from leading contributors in the field In Asymmetric Organo-Metal Catalysis: Concepts, Principles, and Applications, accomplished chemist Liu-Zhu Gong delivers a comprehensive discussion of how to design efficient organo/metal combined catalyst systems, new cooperatively catalyzed asymmetric reactions, relay catalytic cascades, and multicomponent reactions. The distinguished author covers critical topics, like the combined catalysis of chiral phase transfer catalysts, enamine, iminium, nucleophilic Lewis base, or Bronsted acids with metal complexes, while also covering the cooperative catalysis of photocatalysts and organocatalysts. The book offers readers an exploration of the general concepts and principles of bond activation and reorganization, together with a comprehensive introduction to the historical developments and recent advances in the field. Readers will also benefit from the descriptions of new chemistry and new synthetic methods included within. Asymmetric Organo-Metal Catalysis also provides: Thorough introductions to chiral PTC-metal cooperative catalysis and enamine-metal cooperative catalysis Comprehensive explorations of iminum-metal relay catalysis and cooperative catalysis of bronsted acids and transition metals Practical discussions of metal-bronsted acid relay catalysis and Lewis base-Lewis acid cooperative catalysis In-depth examinations of Lewis base-transition metal cooperative catalysis and photocatalysis combined with organocatalysis Perfect for organic, catalytic, and pharmaceutical chemists, Asymmetric Organo-Metal Catalysis: Concepts, Principles, and Applications is also an invaluable resource for chemists working with or on organometallics.
A guide to the fascinating application of CO2 as a building block in organic synthesis This important book explores modern organic synthesis' use of the cheap, non-toxic and abundant chemical CO2 as an attractive C1 building block. With contributions from an international panel of experts, CO2 as Building Block in Organic Synthesis offers a review of the most important reactions which use CO2 as a building block in organic synthesis. The contributors examine a wide-range of CO2 reactions including methylation reactions, CH bond functionalization, carboxylation, cyclic carbonate synthesis, multicomponent reactions, and many more. The book reviews the most recent developments in the field and also: Presents the most important reactions like CH-bond functionalization, carboxylation, carbonate synthesis and many more Contains contributions from an international panel of experts Offers a comprehensive resource for academics and professionals in the field Written for organic chemists, chemists working with or on organometallics, catalytic chemists, pharmaceutical chemists, and chemists in industry, CO2 as Building Block in Organic Synthesis contains an analysis of the most important reactions which use CO2 as an effective building block in organic synthesis.
International Tables for Crystallography is the definitive resource and reference work for crystallography and structural science. Volume B presents accounts of the numerous aspects of reciprocal space in crystallographic research. This volume is a vital addition to the library of scientists engaged in crystal structure determination, crystallographic computing, crystal physics and other fields of crystallographic research. Graduate students specializing in crystallography will find much material suitable for self-study and a rich source of references to the relevant literature. New to this edition: A new chapter on modern extensions of the Ewald method for Coulomb interactions in crystals. Three new sections on electron diffraction and electron microscopy in structure determination, describing point-group and space-group determination by convergent-beam electron diffraction, three-dimensional reconstruction, and single-particle reconstruction. Substantial revisions to the chapters on space-group representations in reciprocal space, direct methods, Patterson and molecular replacement techniques, and disorder diffuse scattering More information on the series can be found at: http: //it.iucr.org
This Guide is based on several decades of author's research and practical experience in the areas of process optimization, ventilation and energy conservation in welding shops of auto manufacturing and maintenance facilities. The Guide will describe principles of Weld Fume Control, advanced ventilation systems for facilities with welding and allied processes and with energy conservation opportunities that result from the process related measures to reduce emission of fumes and gases and the building envelope improvements. The objectives of the Guide are to improve the health and safety in the industrial environment and offer strategies for energy conservation. The Guide is designed for engineers, production operators and energy managers.
Here is a compilation of the research being done by scientists from various disciplines of chemistry at universities across the globe. This new volume provides a wealth of practical experience and research on new methodologies and important applications in chemical science. It also includes presentations on small-scale new drug design related projects that have potential applications in several disciplines of chemistry and in drug development. In this book, contributions range from new methods to novel applications of existing methods to enhance understanding of the material and/or structural behavior of new and advanced systems. Topics cover computational methods in chemical sciences and electrochemical investigations; studies of some of physico-chemical properties of several important novel macrocyclic ligands; the use of lanthanide-ions doped nanomaterials; quantitative estimation of heavy metals, a sustainable, efficient and green promoter for the synthesis of some heterocyclic compounds; and much more.
There's no better way to prepare for the OCR A AS-Level (and Year 1 of A-Level) Chemistry exams than with this brand new and improved CGP Complete Revision & Practice book. It's brimming with straightforward study notes, helpful examples and full-colour diagrams. We've included plenty of practice questions and exam style questions (with detailed answers) - plus a section of mixed (synoptic) practice testing different parts of the course. To round things off there's a section of in-depth advice on Practical Skills. There's even a free Online Edition of the whole book - just use the code printed inside the book to access it on your PC, Mac or tablet. For even more practice don't miss CGP's AS-Level (and Year 1 of A-Level) OCR A Chemistry Exam Practice Workbook (9781782949206).
This detailed book showcases the tremendous effort and progress made in developing techniques and protocols for the study of immunometabolism, and in utilizing recent technological advances for probing and manipulating adipose and immune cells, and subsequently, their functions and immunometabolic consequences. Written by experts in the field, many chapters use macrophages as a model immune cell type, due to their prominence in the innate immune system and the exhaustive study of their traits. Protocols using adipocytes, dendritic cells, and T cells as model cell lines, as well as measurement of glucose metabolism at the systemic level, have also been included. Written for the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology book series, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible protocols, and tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Authoritative and practical, Immunometabolism: Methods and Protocols serves as a vital guide for researchers working at the important interface of immunology and metabolism.
This book is a collection of chapters focusing on green composite materials. The selection of natural fibers and polymer matrix materials, and the bonding between them forms an essential aspect of this book. The book discusses the chemical treatment of natural fibers and their compatibility with different matrix materials. The growing applications of composites in every day life ranging from automobiles to aerospace are also discussed. The book highlights the importance of processing of natural fiber reinforced composite materials to enhance their mechanical strength and performance. The contents of this book will be beneficial for students, researchers and industry professionals working on composite materials.
This superb Complete CGP Revision & Practice covers both years of OCR A A-Level Chemistry - and it's fully up to date for the latest specifications! It has straightforward study notes, helpful examples and full-colour diagrams. We've included plenty of exam practice with practice questions and exam-style questions (with detailed answers) for every topic - plus a section of mixed (synoptic) practice testing different parts of the course. To round things off there's a section of advice on Practical Skills. There's even a free Online Edition of the whole book - just use the code printed inside the book to access it on your PC, Mac or tablet. Don't miss our OCR A A-Level Chemistry Exam Practice Workbook (9781782949220) for even more practice.
This new, third volume of Cohen-Tannoudji's groundbreaking textbook covers advanced topics of quantum mechanics such as uncorrelated and correlated identical particles, the quantum theory of the electromagnetic field, absorption, emission and scattering of photons by atoms, and quantum entanglement. Written in a didactically unrivalled manner, the textbook explains the fundamental concepts in seven chapters which are elaborated in accompanying complements that provide more detailed discussions, examples and applications. * Completing the success story: the third and final volume of the quantum mechanics textbook written by 1997 Nobel laureate Claude Cohen-Tannoudji and his colleagues Bernard Diu and Franck Laloe * As easily comprehensible as possible: all steps of the physical background and its mathematical representation are spelled out explicitly * Comprehensive: in addition to the fundamentals themselves, the books comes with a wealth of elaborately explained examples and applications Claude Cohen-Tannoudji was a researcher at the Kastler-Brossel laboratory of the Ecole Normale SupA(c)rieure in Paris where he also studied and received his PhD in 1962. In 1973 he became Professor of atomic and molecular physics at the College des France. His main research interests were optical pumping, quantum optics and atom-photon interactions. In 1997, Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, together with Steven Chu and William D. Phillips, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for his research on laser cooling and trapping of neutral atoms. Bernard Diu was Professor at the Denis Diderot University (Paris VII). He was engaged in research at the Laboratory of Theoretical Physics and High Energy where his focus was on strong interactions physics and statistical mechanics. Franck Laloe was a researcher at the Kastler-Brossel laboratory of the Ecole Normale SupA(c)rieure in Paris. His first assignment was with the University of Paris VI before he was appointed to the CNRS, the French National Research Center. His research was focused on optical pumping, statistical mechanics of quantum gases, musical acoustics and the foundations of quantum mechanics.
This book addresses graduate students and researchers wishing to better understand the liquid and supercritical fluid states of matter, presenting a single cohesive treatment of the liquid and supercritical fluid states using the gas-like and solid-like approaches. Bringing this information together into one comprehensive text, this book outlines how our understanding of the liquid and supercritical fluid states is applied and explores the use of supercritical fluids in daily life and in research, for example in power generation, and their existence in planetary interiors. Presents a single coherent treatment of the key knowledge about the liquid and supercritical fluid states Provides comprehensive survey of key fluid properties from the latest experiments and applies our theoretical knowledge to understand the behaviour of these real fluids Explores the consequences of recent advances in the field on our understanding in industry, nature, and in interdisciplinary research, including planetary science
The study of astrochemistry has become an important branch of modern astronomy and astrophysics. Molecules are key tools in exploring topics such as star and planet formation, the origin and evolution of interstellar dust grains, the structure of the interstellar medium in galaxies, and the origin of protogalaxies in the early Universe. This volume contains review papers alongside the latest results in the fast-growing discipline of astrochemistry, bringing together contributions from observers, modellers and laboratory astrochemists. It reports results from new observational facilities, such as the Herschel Space Observatory, ALMA, NOEMA, Rosetta and SOFIA, which are leading to new research areas such as the habitability of exoplanets, the origin of prebiotic chemistry and astrobiology. Interleaved with these observation results is the recent, ground-breaking work of physical chemists and numerical modellers, which provides the fundamental theoretical descriptions required to explain the molecular Universe.
This book presents the proceedings of the International Conference on Health, Safety, Fire, Environment, and Allied Sciences (HSFEA 2016). The book highlights the latest developments in the field of science and technology aimed at improving health and safety in the workplace. The volume comprises content from leading scientists, engineers, and policy makers. The papers included in this volume look at identifying the limitations of the existing approaches and open new avenues for future research. The book also looks at the accident and work-health records, specifically in Asian countries, and discusses measures to improve the Asian standards and implementation issues with regards to workplace health and safety. The contents of this volume will be of interest to researchers, practitioners, and policy makers alike.
For eleven editions, Organic Chemistry has been designed to meet the needs of the "mainstream," two-semester, undergraduate organic chemistry course. This best-selling text gives students a solid understanding of organic chemistry by stressing how fundamental reaction mechanisms function and reactions occur.
The tenth edition of General, Organic, and Biochemistry is designed to help undergraduate health-related majors, and students of all other majors, understand key concepts and appreciate the significant connections between chemistry, health, disease, and the treatment of disease. This text continues to strike a balance between theoretical and practical chemistry, while emphasizing material that is unique to health-related studies. The text has been written at a level intended for students whose professional goals do not include a mastery of chemistry, but for whom an understanding of the principles and practice of chemistry is a necessity. Designed for the one- or two-semester course, this text has an easy-to-follow problem-solving pedagogy, vivid illustrations, and engaging applications.
This book gives a comprehensive overview of the unique roles that non-coding repetitive elements such as satellite DNAs play in different physiological and evolutionary processes. It presents the gene-regulatory aspect of satellite DNAs in different model systems including mammals, insects and plants. In addition, evolutionary aspects of activation of satellite DNAs in terms of transcription and proliferation are highlighted, revealing the role of satellite DNAs in the process of adaptation to changing environment and in the speciation process. Finally, the book discusses satellite DNA activation during pathological transformation and the mechanisms by which they affect disease progression. Namely, some satellite DNAs promote the oncogenic processes by affecting genome epigenetic regulation as well as genome integrity. Readers get a full overview of the latest research on satellite DNA.
Atomic-Scale Modelling of Electrochemical Systems A comprehensive overview of atomistic computational electrochemistry, discussing methods, implementation, and state-of-the-art applications in the field The first book to review state-of-the-art computational and theoretical methods for modelling, understanding, and predicting the properties of electrochemical interfaces. This book presents a detailed description of the current methods, their background, limitations, and use for addressing the electrochemical interface and reactions. It also highlights several applications in electrocatalysis and electrochemistry. Atomic-Scale Modelling of Electrochemical Systems discusses different ways of including the electrode potential in the computational setup and fixed potential calculations within the framework of grand canonical density functional theory. It examines classical and quantum mechanical models for the solid-liquid interface and formation of an electrochemical double-layer using molecular dynamics and/or continuum descriptions. A thermodynamic description of the interface and reactions taking place at the interface as a function of the electrode potential is provided, as are novel ways to describe rates of heterogeneous electron transfer, proton-coupled electron transfer, and other electrocatalytic reactions. The book also covers multiscale modelling, where atomic level information is used for predicting experimental observables to enable direct comparison with experiments, to rationalize experimental results, and to predict the following electrochemical performance. Uniquely explains how to understand, predict, and optimize the properties and reactivity of electrochemical interfaces starting from the atomic scale Uses an engaging "tutorial style" presentation, highlighting a solid physicochemical background, computational implementation, and applications for different methods, including merits and limitations Bridges the gap between experimental electrochemistry and computational atomistic modelling Written by a team of experts within the field of computational electrochemistry and the wider computational condensed matter community, this book serves as an introduction to the subject for readers entering the field of atom-level electrochemical modeling, while also serving as an invaluable reference for advanced practitioners already working in the field.
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