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Green chemistry and engineering : a practical design approach

Author: Concepción Conchita Jiménez-González; David Constable
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text bridges the divide between bench chemistry, process design, engineering, environment, health, safety and life cycle considerations. The authors use a systems-oriented and integrated approach to evolve green chemistry and green engineering as disciplines in the broader context of sustainability.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Concepción Conchita Jiménez-González; David Constable
ISBN: 9780470170878 0470170875
OCLC Number: 522429230
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 680 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Contents: Green chemistry and engineering in the context of sustainability --
Green chemistry and green engineering principles --
Starting with the basics: integrating environment, health, and safety --
How do we know it's green? A metrics primer --
Route and chemistry selection --
Material selection: solvents, catalysts, and reagents --
Reaction conditions and green chemistry --
Bioprocesses --
Mass and energy balances --
The scale-up effect --
Reactors and separations --
Process synthesis --
Mass and energy integration --
Inherent safety --
Process intensification --
Life cycle inventory and assessment concepts --
Impacts of materials and procurement --
Impacts of energy requirements --
Impacts of waste and waste treatment --
Total cost assessment --
Emerging materials --
Renewable resources --
Evaluating technologies --
Industrial ecology --
Tying it all together: is sustainability possible?
Responsibility: Concepción Conchita Jiménez-González, David Constable.

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