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Encyclopedia of the elements : technical data, history, processing, applications

Author: Per Enghag
Publisher: Weinheim : Wiley-VCH, ©2004.
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"Famous for its history of numerous element discoverers, Sweden is the origin of this comprehensive encyclopedia of the elements. It provides both an important database for professionals as well as detailed reading ranging from historical facts, discoverers' portraits, colour plates of mineral types, natural occurrences, and industrial figures to winning and refining processes, biological roles and applications in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Enghag, Per.
Encyclopedia of the elements.
Weinheim : Wiley-VCH, ©2004
(DLC) 2004558826
(OCoLC)56651096
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Per Enghag
ISBN: 9783527612338 3527612335 9783527612345 3527612343
OCLC Number: 212131349
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (lxvi, 1243 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Encyclopedia of the Elements; Foreword; Table of Contents; Preface; Color Plates; 1 Introduction; 1.1 What is an Element?; 1.2 Elements known from Time Immemorial; 1.3 Searching, Finding and Using; 1.4 Systematic Searches; 1.5 About this Book; 1.5.1 A Bridge between Science/Technology and Culture/History; 1.5.2 The Motive for a new Book; 1.5.3 The Book's Layout; 1.6 Useful Definitions and Facts; 1.6.1 Some Geological Terms; 1.6.2 Resources and Reserves; 1.7 General Literature Sources; 1.7.1 The History behind the Discoveries of Elements; 1.7.2 Raw Materials and Production. 1.8 Quantitative Element Descriptions1.8.1 Units, Conversion Factors and Fundamental Constants in the SI System; 1.8.2 Fact Tables; 2 About Matter; 2.1 Knowledge started in Handicraft; 2.2 Early thinking about Materials; 2.2.1 Four basic Stuffs; 2.2.2 The Atomism or corpuscular Philosophy; 2.2.3 An early Choice; 2.3 Alchemy --
Good and Bad; 2.3.1 Not only Gold-making; 2.3.2 Two Papyri --
One Message from Ancient Alchemy; 2.3.3 Alchemy comes to Europe; 2.3.4 The bad and good Reputation of Alchemy; 2.4 Paracelsus --
A Phenomenon in Alchemy and Medical Chemistry. 2.5 Two pragmatic Pioneers in the 16(th) Century2.5.1 Vannoccio Biringuccio --
Observer --
Experimentalist --
Writer; 2.5.2 Georgius Agricola --
A Renewer Of Mining And Metallurgical Technique; 2.6 New Winds in the 17(th) Century; 2.7 Phlogiston; 2.8 Still in the 18(th) Century --
the Chemical Revolution; 2.8.1 Discoveries of new Elements; 2.8.2 Lavoisier and the Chemical Revolution; 2.9 A Breakthrough for Atomism; 2.10 Accelerating Knowledge of the Atom; 2.10.1 Atomic Weights; 2.10.2 The Structure of the Atom; 2.10.3 The Element is not Elementary; 2.11 The Solid State; 2.12 To Look into Matter. 2.12.1 Electron Microscopy --
a Review2.12.2 Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) in Practice; 2.12.3 Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) in Practice; 2.12.4 A new Look at the Atomic World with Tunneling Microscope and Atomic Probe; 2.13 Alchemy for a new Millennium --
Nanotechnology; 2.14 The Inorganic Chemistry of Life; 2.14.1 Common Elements --
Essential And Toxic; 2.14.2 The Eleven Dominants --
Bulk Biological Elements; 2.14.3 Essential Trace Elements; 2.14.4 Heavy Metals good for Life!; 2.14.5 The Risk of Deviating from Just Right; 2.14.6 A dynamic Earth. 3 The Elements --
Origin, Occurrence, Discovery And Names3.1 The Synthesis Of Elements In Stars And In Supernova Explosions; 3.2 The Earth; 3.2.1 Building Up; 3.2.2 The Earth's Crust; 3.2.3 The Oceans --
The Hydrosphere; 3.2.4 The Atmosphere; 3.3 The Periodic Table of the Elements; 3.3.1 A Pattern for the Elements; 3.3.2 The Modern Periodic Table; 3.4 Element Discoveries; 3.4.1 Stable and Unstable Elements; 3.4.2 Who Made the Discovery?; 3.5 Element Names; 3.5.1 Elements Known in Antiquity; 3.5.2 Elements from the Time of the Alchemistis; 3.5.3 Element Names from Celestial Bodies.
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