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Advanced Safety Management - Focusing on Z10.0, 45001, and Serious Injury Prevention (Hardcover, 3rd Edition): Fred A. Manuele Advanced Safety Management - Focusing on Z10.0, 45001, and Serious Injury Prevention (Hardcover, 3rd Edition)
Fred A. Manuele
R2,075 Discovery Miles 20 750 Ships in 12 - 17 work days

Establishes sound safety management principles and focuses on the revised Z10.0 safety standard, the new 45001 safety standard, and serious injury prevention Filled with updated chapters and information throughout, this book covers the provisions of ANSI/ASSP Z10.0-2019, the American standard for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems. It expands in detail on the principles for advanced safety management, the content of the revised Z10.0 standard, and the newly adopted international standard, ISO 45001. It also emphasizes the need to reduce the occurrence of serious injuries, illnesses, and fatalities. Advanced Safety Management: Focusing on Z10.0, 45001 and Serious Injury Prevention, Third Edition expands on the material in previous editions and includes several new chapters emphasizing culture, systems design, and incident investigations. Beginning with an overview of ANSI/ASSP Z10.0-2019 and ANSI/ASSP/ISO 45001-2018, it goes on to offer chapters on: Essentials for the Practice of Safety; Human Error Avoidance; Hazards Analyses and Risk Assessments; Three- and Four-Dimensional Risk Scoring Systems; Safety Design Reviews; The Procurement Process; Audit Requirements; The Management Oversight and Risk Tree (MORT); and more. Expands in detail on the principles for advanced safety management, the content of the revised ANSI/ASSP Z10.0. standard and the newly adopted international standard, ISO 45001 New chapters cover the Significance of An Organization's Culture; Fundamental Concepts; and Systems/Macro Thinking Places emphasis on the more prominent risk-based approach in the practice of safety Provides methods to align safety, operational, and financial goals, along with quality and environmental standards Explains the concepts of risk reduction, waste reduction, environmental impact deduction, and Prevention through Design (PtD) Advanced Safety Management is an important book for safety professionals, industrial hygienist, plant managers, OSHA and EPA advocates, students majoring in safety or industrial hygiene, and union leaders.

Cryogenic Safety - A Guide to Best Practice in the Lab and Workplace (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2019): Thomas J. Peterson, J. G.... Cryogenic Safety - A Guide to Best Practice in the Lab and Workplace (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2019)
Thomas J. Peterson, J. G. Weisend II; Contributions by John Jurns, Stephen Woods
R2,753 Discovery Miles 27 530 Ships in 12 - 17 work days

This book describes the current state of the art in cryogenic safety best practice, helping the reader to work with cryogenic systems and materials safely. It brings together information from previous texts, industrial and laboratory safety polices, and recent research papers. Case studies, example problems, and an extensive list of references are included to add to the utility of the text. It describes the unique safety hazards posed by cryogenics in all its guises, including issues associated with the extreme cold of cryogenics, the flammability of some cryogenic fluids, the displacement of oxygen by inert gases boiling off from cryogenic fluids, and the high pressures that can be formed during the volume expansion that occurs when a cryogenic fluid becomes a room temperature gas. A further chapter considers the challenges arising from the behavior of materials at cryogenic temperatures. Many materials are inappropriate for use in cryogenics and can fail, resulting in hazardous conditions. Despite these hazards, work at cryogenic temperatures can be performed safely. The book also discusses broader safety issues such as hazard analysis, establishment of a safe work culture and lessons learned from cryogenic safety in accelerator labs. This book is designed to be useful to everyone affected by cryogenic hazards regardless of their expertise in cryogenics.

Asymmetric Metal Catalysis in Enantioselective Domino Reactions (Hardcover): Helene Pellissier Asymmetric Metal Catalysis in Enantioselective Domino Reactions (Hardcover)
Helene Pellissier
R2,814 Discovery Miles 28 140 Ships in 12 - 17 work days

Introduces an innovative and outstanding tool for the easy synthesis of complex chiral structures in a single step Covering all of the literature since the beginning of 2006, this must-have book for chemists collects the major progress in the field of enantioselective one-, two-, and multicomponent domino reactions promoted by chiral metal catalysts. It clearly illustrates how enantioselective metal-catalyzed processes constitute outstanding tools for the development of a wide variety of fascinating one-pot asymmetric domino reactions, thereby allowing many complex products to be easily generated from simple materials in one step. The book also strictly follows the definition of domino reactions by Tietze as single-, two-, as well as multicomponent transformations. Asymmetric Metal Catalysis in Enantioselective Domino Reactions is divided into twelve chapters, dealing with enantioselective copper-, palladium-, rhodium-, scandium-, silver-, nickel-, gold-, magnesium-, cobalt-, zinc-, yttrium and ytterbium-, and other metal-catalyzed domino reactions. Most of the chapters are divided into two parts dealing successively with one- and two-component domino reactions, and three-component processes. Each part is subdivided according to the nature of domino reactions. Each chapter of the book includes selected applications of synthetic methodologies to prepare natural and biologically active products. -Presents the novel combination of asymmetric metal catalysis with the concept of fascinating domino reactions, which allows high molecular complexity with a remarkable level of enantioselectivity -Showcases an incredible tool synthesizing complex and diverse chiral structures in a single reaction step -Includes applications in total synthesis of natural products and biologically active compounds -Written by a renowned international specialist in the field -Stimulates the design of novel asymmetric domino reactions and their use in the synthesis of natural products, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, and materials Asymmetric Metal Catalysis in Enantioselective Domino Reactions will be of high interest to synthetic, organic, medicinal, and catalytic chemists in academia and R&D departments.

A-Level Chemistry: OCR B Year 1 & 2 Complete Revision & Practice with Online Edition (Paperback): CGP Books A-Level Chemistry: OCR B Year 1 & 2 Complete Revision & Practice with Online Edition (Paperback)
CGP Books; Edited by CGP Books
R526 Discovery Miles 5 260 Ships in 10 - 20 work days

This clear, concise Complete Revision & Practice book from CGP is a perfect way to prepare for the OCR B (Salters) A-Level Chemistry exams - it covers every topic from both years of the 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!

Laboratory Manual for Principles of General Chemistry (Paperback, 10th Edition): J.A. Beran Laboratory Manual for Principles of General Chemistry (Paperback, 10th Edition)
J.A. Beran
R4,287 Discovery Miles 42 870 Ships in 12 - 17 work days

A lab manual for the General Chemistry course, Beran has been popular for the past nine editions because of its broad selection of experiments, clear layout, and design. Containing enough material for two or three terms, this lab manual emphasizes chemical principles as well as techniques. In addition, the manual helps students understand the timing and situations for various techniques.

Atlas of Structural Geology (Paperback, 2nd edition): Soumyajit Mukherjee Atlas of Structural Geology (Paperback, 2nd edition)
Soumyajit Mukherjee
R2,260 Discovery Miles 22 600 Ships in 12 - 17 work days

This second edition of Atlas of Structural Geology features a broad and inclusive range of high-quality mesoscale and microscale full-color photographs, descriptions, and captions related to the deformation of rocks and geologic structures. It is a multicontributed, comprehensive reference that includes submissions from many of the world's leading structural geologists, making it one of the most thorough and comprehensive references available to the geoscience community. All types of structures are featured, including those related to ductile and brittle shear zones, sigma and delta structures, mineral fish, duplexes and trapezoids, shear-related folds, and flanking structures in the mesoscale and microscale. This second edition features new and expanded coverage, including seismic-image interpretation, landslide deformations, flowing glacial structures, and more than 150 new full-color images to illustrate the geologic features. A stunning collection of the world's most beautiful and arresting geologic structures, this book is the ideal resource to illustrate key concepts in geology.

Metallic Biomaterials - New Directions and Technologies (Hardcover): Yufeng Zheng, Xiaoxue Xu, Zhigang Xu, Junqiang Wang, Hong... Metallic Biomaterials - New Directions and Technologies (Hardcover)
Yufeng Zheng, Xiaoxue Xu, Zhigang Xu, Junqiang Wang, Hong Cai
R3,300 R2,926 Discovery Miles 29 260 Save R374 (11%) Ships in 12 - 17 work days

With its comprehensive coverage of recent progress in metallic biomaterials, this reference focuses on emerging materials and new biofunctions for promising applications. The text is systematically structured, with the information organized according to different material systems, and concentrates on various advanced materials, such as anti-bacterial functionalized stainless steel, biodegradable metals with bioactivity, and novel structured metallic biomaterials. Authors from well-known academic institutes and with many years of clinical experience discuss all important aspects, including design strategies, fabrication and modification techniques, and biocompatibility.

CBAC Cemeg ar gyfer UG Ail Argraffiad (WJEC Chemistry for AS Level Student Book - 2nd Edition) (Welsh, Paperback): Peter Blake,... CBAC Cemeg ar gyfer UG Ail Argraffiad (WJEC Chemistry for AS Level Student Book - 2nd Edition) (Welsh, Paperback)
Peter Blake, Elfed Charles, Kathryn Foster, Lindsay Bromley, Jonathan Thomas
R909 Discovery Miles 9 090 Ships in 10 - 20 work days

Welsh Language Edition. Comprehensively revised and updated, this 2nd Edition of the Student Book is endorsed by WJEC offering high quality support you can trust. // Straightforward and concise coverage of the specification, so students can be confident they are covering what's needed for exam success. // New 'Test Yourself' section at the end of each chapter to reinforce knowledge with answers provided in the book. // New section on 'Answering exam questions' at the end of each unit gives guidance on command words and how to approach each question. // New 'Exam Practice questions' at the end of each unit are taken from actual WJEC past papers with answers provided in the book. // Enhanced support for practical skills enable you to embed your understanding of practical work. // Increased maths support throughout with maths skills and techniques regularly tested throughout. // Clear explanations and diagrams throughout. // Includes the Periodic Table.

The Chemistry of Organoboron Compounds, 2 Volume Set (Hardcover): Mark Gandelman, Ilan Marek The Chemistry of Organoboron Compounds, 2 Volume Set (Hardcover)
Mark Gandelman, Ilan Marek; Series edited by Zvi Rappoport, Joel F. Liebman
R24,804 Discovery Miles 248 040 Ships in 12 - 17 work days

Das fA1/4hrende Referenzwerk fA1/4r die bororganische Chemie Professor Mark Gandelman und seine Kollegen tauchen tief in die Theorie, Struktur, Analyse, Synthese und Reaktionen der bororganischen Chemie ein. Bororganische Verbindungen kommen als hocheffiziente Reagenzien bei vielen Reaktionen zum Einsatz, darunter bei Kreuzkupplungen und Radikal-Reaktionen. Die renommierten Autoren fA1/4hren ihr Wissen der organischen und physikalischen Chemie in einem Werk zusammen. In der Regel stammen diese Informationen aus unterschiedlichen Quellen. Dieses Buch konzentriert sich auf vollstandig biologisch abbaubare Reagenzien als Gegenpart zu umweltschadlichen Schwermetallkatalysatoren. The Chemistry of Organoboron Compounds bietet umfassende und ausfA1/4hrliche Informationen zu - dem Verhalten bororganischer Verbindungen, - dem Einsatz bororganischer Verbindungen in der organischen Synthese, - kommerziellen Anwendungen bororganischer Verbindungen. The Chemistry of Organoboron Compounds aus der gefeierten Reihe Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups bietet alle Merkmale, die Leser von der Reihe gewohnt sind, auch ein ausfA1/4hrliches Stichwortverzeichnis.

Hamatologie - Theorie und Praxis fur medizinische Assistenzberufe (German, Paperback, 3. Auflage): Rolf Mahlberg, Annette... Hamatologie - Theorie und Praxis fur medizinische Assistenzberufe (German, Paperback, 3. Auflage)
Rolf Mahlberg, Annette Gilles, Anita Lasch
R950 R875 Discovery Miles 8 750 Save R75 (8%) Ships in 12 - 17 work days

Seit dem Erscheinen der ersten Auflage 1994 ist das Lehrbuch Hamatologie nicht mehr aus dem Ausbildungsangebot fur Medizinisch-Technische Assistenten wegzudenken. Die dritte Auflage integriert nicht nur den neuesten Stand der MTA-Ausbildung, sondern prasentiert sich mit mehr didaktischen Merkmalen und einem ubersichtlicheren Layout. Daruber hinaus wurden die folgenden Themen erweitert bzw. eingefuhrt: Hamatologische Cytogenetik Hamatologische Molekulargenetik Antikorper-Diff erenzierung Nachweis von Kalte-Agglutininen Saure-Elution Interne und externe Qualitatskontrolle in der Blutgruppenserologie.

Petrochemistry - Petrochemical Processing, Hydrocarbon Technology and Green Engineering (Hardcover): Martin Bajus Petrochemistry - Petrochemical Processing, Hydrocarbon Technology and Green Engineering (Hardcover)
Martin Bajus
R1,979 Discovery Miles 19 790 Ships in 12 - 17 work days

A comprehensive textbook on petrochemical conversion processes for petroleum and natural gas fractions as produced by refinery operations This innovative textbook provides essential links between the chemical sciences and chemical technology, between petrochemistry and hydrocarbon technology. The book brings alive key concepts forming the basis of chemical technology and presents a solid background for innovative process development. In all chapters, the processes described are accompanied by simplified flow schemes, encouraging students to think in terms of conceptual process designs. Petrochemistry: Petrochemical Processing, Hydrocarbon Technology and Green Engineering introduces students to a variety of topics related to the petrochemical industry, hydrocarbon processing, fossil fuel resources, as well as fuels and chemicals conversion. The first chapter covers the fundamentals and principals for designing several of the processes in the book, including discussions on thermodynamics, chemical kinetics, reactor calculations, and industrial catalysts. The following chapters address recent advances in hydrocarbon technology, energy technology, and sources of hydrocarbons. The book then goes on to discuss the petrochemical industry based on four basic pillars, all derived from petroleum and natural gas: Production of lower alkenes; other sources of lower alkenes; petrochemicals from C2-C3 alkenes Production of BTX aromatics; chemicals from BTX aromatics C1 technology Diversification of petrochemicals The growing importance of sustainable technology, process intensification and addressing greenhouse gas emissions is reflected throughout the book. Written for advanced students working in the areas of petrochemistry, hydrocarbon technology, natural gas, energy materials and technologies, alternative fuels, and recycling technologies the book is also a valuable reference for industrial practitioners in the oil and gas industry.

Smellosophy - What the Nose Tells the Mind (Hardcover): A. S. Barwich Smellosophy - What the Nose Tells the Mind (Hardcover)
A. S. Barwich
R764 R724 Discovery Miles 7 240 Save R40 (5%) Ships in 10 - 20 work days

A pioneering exploration of olfaction that upsets settled notions of how the brain translates sensory information. Decades of cognition research have shown that external stimuli "spark" neural patterns in particular regions of the brain. This has fostered a view of the brain as a space that we can map: here the brain responds to faces, there it perceives a sensation in your left hand. But it turns out that the sense of smell-only recently attracting broader attention in neuroscience-doesn't work this way. A. S. Barwich asks a deceptively simple question: What does the nose tell the brain, and how does the brain understand it? Barwich interviews experts in neuroscience, psychology, chemistry, and perfumery in an effort to understand the biological mechanics and myriad meanings of odors. She argues that it is time to stop recycling ideas based on the paradigm of vision for the olfactory system. Scents are often fickle and boundless in comparison with visual images, and they do not line up with well-defined neural regions. Although olfaction remains a puzzle, Barwich proposes that what we know suggests the brain acts not only like a map but also as a measuring device, one that senses and processes simple and complex odors. Accounting for the sense of smell upsets theories of perception philosophers have developed. In their place, Smellosophy articulates a new model for understanding how the brain represents sensory information.

Multicatalyst System in Asymmetric Catalysis (Hardcover): Jian Zhou Multicatalyst System in Asymmetric Catalysis (Hardcover)
Jian Zhou
R3,483 Discovery Miles 34 830 Ships in 12 - 17 work days

This book introduces multi-catalyst systems by describing their mechanism and advantages in asymmetric catalysis. - Helps organic chemists perform more efficient catalysis with step-by-step methods- Overviews new concepts and progress for greener and economic catalytic reactions- Covers topics of interest in asymmetric catalysis including bifunctional catalysis, cooperative catalysis, multimetallic catalysis, and novel tandem reactions- Has applications for pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, materials, and flavour and fragrance

A Well-Ordered Thing - Dmitrii Mendeleev and the Shadow of the Periodic Table, Revised Edition (Paperback): Michael D. Gordin A Well-Ordered Thing - Dmitrii Mendeleev and the Shadow of the Periodic Table, Revised Edition (Paperback)
Michael D. Gordin
R741 R624 Discovery Miles 6 240 Save R117 (16%) Ships in 12 - 17 work days

Dmitrii Mendeleev (1834-1907) is a name we recognize, but perhaps only as the creator of the periodic table of elements. Generally, little else has been known about him. A Well-Ordered Thing is an authoritative biography of Mendeleev that draws a multifaceted portrait of his life for the first time. As Michael Gordin reveals, Mendeleev was not only a luminary in the history of science, he was also an astonishingly wide-ranging political and cultural figure. From his attack on Spiritualism to his failed voyage to the Arctic and his near-mythical hot-air balloon trip, this is the story of an extraordinary maverick. The ideals that shaped his work outside science also led Mendeleev to order the elements and, eventually, to engineer one of the most fascinating scientific developments of the nineteenth century. A Well-Ordered Thing is a classic work that tells the story of one of the world's most important minds.

General Chemistry with Qualitative Analysis (Hardcover, 10th edition): Jerome Odom, Robinson, Henry Holtzclaw General Chemistry with Qualitative Analysis (Hardcover, 10th edition)
Jerome Odom, Robinson, Henry Holtzclaw
R1,128 R1,008 Discovery Miles 10 080 Save R120 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 work days

Eminent among introductory chemistry texts for its clear, accessible writing and solid problem sets, General Chemistry, Tenth Edition, has been thoroughly updated in content, rewritten in a more inviting style, and supplemented by another text option: Essentials of General Chemistry.

Nuclear and Radiochemistry - Fundamentals and Applications (Hardcover, 4th Edition): Jens-Volker Kratz Nuclear and Radiochemistry - Fundamentals and Applications (Hardcover, 4th Edition)
Jens-Volker Kratz
R9,684 R7,892 Discovery Miles 78 920 Save R1,792 (19%) Ships in 12 - 17 work days

The leading resource for anyone looking for an accessible and authoritative introduction to nuclear and radiochemistry In the newly revised Fourth Edition of Nuclear and Radiochemistry: Fundamentals and Applications, distinguished chemist Jens-Volker Kratz delivers a two-volume handbook that has become the gold standard in teaching and learning nuclear and radiochemistry. The books cover the theory and fundamentals of the subject before moving on the technical side of nuclear chemistry, with coverage of nuclear energy, nuclear reactors, and radionuclides in the life sciences. This latest edition discusses the details and impact of the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters, as well as new research facilities, including FAIR and HIM. It also incorporates new methods for target preparation and new processes for nuclear fuel recycling, like EURO-GANEX. Finally, the volumes extensively cover environmental technological advances and the effects of radioactivity on the environment. Readers will also find: - An accessible and thorough introduction to the fundamental concepts of nuclear physics and chemistry, including atomic processes, classical mechanics, relativistic mechanics, and the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle - Comprehensive explorations of radioactivity in nature, radioelements, radioisotopes and their atomic masses, and other physical properties of nuclei - Practical discussions of the nuclear force, nuclear structure, decay modes, radioactive decay kinetics, and nuclear radiation - In-depth examinations of the statistical considerations relevant to radioactivity measurements Written for practicing nuclear chemists and atomic physicists, Nuclear and Radiochemistry: Fundamentals and Applications is also an indispensable resource for nuclear physicians, power engineers, and professionals working in the nuclear industry.

Chemical Calculations at a Glance (Paperback): Paul Yates Chemical Calculations at a Glance (Paperback)
Paul Yates
R849 Discovery Miles 8 490 Ships in 12 - 17 work days

It is now possible to enter a chemistry degree course at many UK universities without any formal maths training beyond age 16. Addressing this deficiency requires students to take additional mathematics training when entering university, yet the relevance of maths to chemistry is often poorly appreciated by chemistry students. In addition, many service courses are either too abstract, or aimed at physicists and engineers, for students of chemistry, who are not inclined to study mathematical techniques "per se and "do not make the connection between the maths they are taught and the chemistry they want to study.

Based on the successful "at a Glance" approach, with integrated double page presentations explaining the mathematics required by undergraduate students of chemistry, set in context by detailed chemical examples, this book will be indispensable to all students of chemistry. By bringing the material together in this way the student is shown how to apply the maths and how it relates to familiar concepts in chemistry. By including problems (with answers) on each presentation, the student is encouraged to practice both the mathematical manipulations and the application to problems in chemistry. More detailed chemical problems at the end of each topic illustrate the range of chemistry to which the maths is relevant and help the student acquire sufficient confidence to apply it when necessary.

Wissen macht schlau - Grosse Themen leicht erzahlt (German, Hardcover): Wilfried H. Lindenzweig Wissen macht schlau - Grosse Themen leicht erzahlt (German, Hardcover)
Wilfried H. Lindenzweig
R672 Discovery Miles 6 720 Ships in 12 - 17 work days
Chemistry - An Atoms First Approach (Hardcover, 3rd edition): Steven Zumdahl, Susan Zumdahl, Donald J Decoste Chemistry - An Atoms First Approach (Hardcover, 3rd edition)
Steven Zumdahl, Susan Zumdahl, Donald J Decoste
R2,453 R2,125 Discovery Miles 21 250 Save R328 (13%) Ships in 10 - 15 work days

Learn the skills you need to succeed in your chemistry course with CHEMISTRY: AN ATOMS FIRST APPROACH, Third Edition. This trusted text will help you learn to "think like a chemist" and develop the problem-solving skills needed to master even the most challenging problems. Known for clear explanations and a wealth of examples, the book will help you gain a new understanding of chemistry through an "atoms first" approach that guides you through the concept of molecules, structure and bonding to more complex materials and their properties. The text combined with the online resources and instant feedback in OWLv2 sets you on your way to developing a deeper understanding of chemistry concepts and solving complex problems in all aspects of your life.

Recycling from Waste in Fashion and Textiles - A Sustainable and Circular Economic Approach (Hardcover): Pintu Pandit, Shakeel... Recycling from Waste in Fashion and Textiles - A Sustainable and Circular Economic Approach (Hardcover)
Pintu Pandit, Shakeel Ahmed, Kunal Singha, Sanjay Shrivastava
R4,310 Discovery Miles 43 100 Ships in 12 - 17 work days

The alarming level of greenhouse gases in the environment, fast depleting natural resources and the increasing level of industrial effluents, have made every single manufacturing activity come under the scrutiny of sustainability. When all kinds of waste such as clothes, furniture, carpets, televisions, shoes, paper, food wastes etc. end up in the landfill, only a few of them are naturally decomposed and thus a large majority remains as non-biodegradable. It is for this reason, efforts are concentrated to reduce the burden on earth by this waste, and as far as used textile products are concerned, there are now attempts to recycle or up-cycle. This book addresses the role of sustainability by using textile waste in fashion and textiles with respect to manufacturing, materials, as well as the economic and business challenges and opportunities it poses. This wide-ranging book comprises 19 chapters on the various topics including: - Solutions for sustainable fashion and textile industry - Agro and bio waste in the fashion industry - Innovating fashion brands by using textile waste - Waste in handloom textiles - Business paradigm shifting: 21st century fashion from recycling and upcycling - Utilization of natural waste for sustainable textile coloration - Circular economy in fashion and textile from waste - Future pathways of waste utilization for fashion - Sustainable encapsulation of natural dyes from Plant waste for textiles - Agro-waste applications for bio-remediation of textile effluent

Grundlagen der Physikalischen Chemie - Set aus Lehrbuch und Arbeitbuch (German, Hardcover): Peter Watkins, Julio De Paula,... Grundlagen der Physikalischen Chemie - Set aus Lehrbuch und Arbeitbuch (German, Hardcover)
Peter Watkins, Julio De Paula, David Smith, Cord Hartmann
R2,039 Discovery Miles 20 390 Ships in 12 - 17 work days
Organic Reactions, Volume 82 (Hardcover, Volume 82): Scott E Denmark Organic Reactions, Volume 82 (Hardcover, Volume 82)
Scott E Denmark
R3,596 Discovery Miles 35 960 Ships in 12 - 17 work days

Volume 82 describe reactions that involve one of the most common transformations in organic chemistry, namely, the pairwise combination of double bonded functional groups. The importance of this enormous family of reactions is a reflection of the spectacular diversity of precursors and products that can arise from appropriate modulation of reactivity of the partners and especially selection of reagents that dictate the outcome. The first chapter authored by Takeshi Takeda and Akira Tsubouchi describes the combination of carbonyl compounds in the presence of highly reactive, low valent titanium reagents in the classic McMurry reaction. The second chapter concerns the chemistry of highly-reactive, double-bonded functional groups, namely ketenes.

Handbook of Measurement in Science and Engineering (Hardcover, Volume 3): Myer Kutz Handbook of Measurement in Science and Engineering (Hardcover, Volume 3)
Myer Kutz
R6,996 R6,646 Discovery Miles 66 460 Save R350 (5%) Ships in 12 - 17 work days

A multidisciplinary reference of engineering measurement tools, techniques, and applications "When you can measure what you are speaking about, and express it in numbers, you know something about it; but when you cannot measure it, when you cannot express it in numbers, your knowledge is of a meager and unsatisfactory kind; it may be the beginning of knowledge, but you have scarcely in your thoughts advanced to the stage of science." Lord Kelvin Measurement is at the heart of any engineering and scientific discipline and job function. Whether engineers and scientists are attempting to state requirements quantitatively and demonstrate compliance; to track progress and predict results; or to analyze costs and benefits, they must use the right tools and techniques to produce meaningful data. The Handbook of Measurement in Science and Engineering is the most comprehensive, up-to-date reference set on engineering and scientific measurements beyond anything on the market today. Encyclopedic in scope, Volume 3 covers measurements in physics, electrical engineering and chemistry: * Laser Measurement Techniques * Magnetic Force Images using Capacitive Coupling Effect * Scanning Tunneling Microscopy * Measurement of Light and Color * The Detection and Measurement of Ionizing Radiation * Measuring Time and Comparing Clocks * Laboratory-Based Gravity Measurement * Cryogenic Measurements * Temperature-Dependent Fluorescence Measurements * Voltage and Current Transducers for Power Systems * Electric Power and Energy Measurement * Chemometrics for the Engineering and Measurement Sciences * Liquid Chromatography * Mass Spectroscopy Measurements of Nitrotyrosine-Containing Proteins * Fluorescence Spectroscopy * X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy * Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Spectroscopy * Near Infrared (NIR) Spectroscopy * Nanomaterials Properties * Chemical Sensing Vital for engineers, scientists, and technical managers in industry and government, Handbook of Measurement in Science and Engineering will also prove ideal for academics and researchers at universities and laboratories.

Infrared Spectroscopy of Symmetric and Spherical Spindles for Space Observation 1 (Hardcover): Pierre-Richard Dahoo, Azzedine... Infrared Spectroscopy of Symmetric and Spherical Spindles for Space Observation 1 (Hardcover)
Pierre-Richard Dahoo, Azzedine Lakhlifi
R3,023 Discovery Miles 30 230 Ships in 12 - 17 work days

This book is dedicated to the description and application of various different theoretical models to identify the near and mid-infrared spectra of symmetric and spherical top molecules in their gaseous form. Theoretical models based on the use of group theory are applied to rigid and non-rigid molecules, characterized by the phenomenon of tunneling and large amplitude motions. The calculation of vibration-rotation energy levels and the analysis of infrared transitions are applied to molecules of ammonia (NH3) and methane (CH4). The applications show how interactions at the molecular scale modify the near and mid-infrared spectra of isolated molecules, under the influence of the pressure of a nano-cage (the substitution site of a rare gas matrix, clathrate, fullerene or zeolite) or a surface, and allow us to identify the characteristics of the perturbing environment. This book provides valuable support for teachers and researchers but is also intended for engineering students, working research engineers and MasterAs and doctorate students.

Better Looking, Better Living, Better Loving - How Chemistry Can Help You Achieve Life's Goals (Hardcover): John Emsley Better Looking, Better Living, Better Loving - How Chemistry Can Help You Achieve Life's Goals (Hardcover)
John Emsley
R781 Discovery Miles 7 810 Ships in 12 - 17 work days

Welcome to a tour of some of the recent advances in chemistry, taking in the cosmetic factory, the pharmacy, the grooming salon, the diet clinic, the power plant, the domestic cleaning company, and the art gallery along the way. Award-winning popular science writer John Emsley is our guide as he addresses questions of grooming, health, food, and sex. The trip is for all those of us wanting to know more about the impact of chemical products on our everyday lives.
Each chapter begins with a fictional news item from the future speculating on the possible benefits that might develop from further approaches to research, and each chapter ends by addressing an issue of concern related to the topics discussed. These include whether homeopathic medicines really work, date rape drugs, how the toxic chemical acrylamide got into our food, and whether great artists were affected by the pigments they used.
With his informal style, linking well-founded chemicals knowledge to fun situations, the author presents the information in a way such that the layperson can easily understand the arguments, weighing up the risks and benefits for each product concerned.
Includes a glossary containing all the technical terms used for non-specialists.

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