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Green chemistry : an introductory text

Green chemistry : an introductory text

Author: Mike Lancaster; Royal Society of Chemistry (Great Britain)
Publisher: Cambridge : Royal Society of Chemistry, ©2002.
Series: RSC paperbacks
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
The challenge for today's new chemistry graduates is to meet society's demand for new products that have increased benefits, but without detrimental effects on the environment. Green Chemistry: An Introductory Text outlines the basic concepts of the subject in simple language, looking at the role of catalysts and solvents, waste minimisation, feedstocks, green metrics and the design of safer, more efficient,  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Lancaster; Royal Society of Chemistry (Great Britain)
ISBN: 1847551009 9781847551009
OCLC Number: 795984959
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 310 p.) : illustrations
Contents: Principles and concepts of green chemistry --
Waste : production, problems, and prevention --
Measuring and controlling environmental performance --
Catalysis and green chemistry --
Organic solvents : environmentally benign solutions --
Renewable resources --
Emerging greener technologies and alternative energy sources --
Designing greener processes --
Industrial case studies --
The future's green : an integrated approach to a greener chemical industry.
Series Title: RSC paperbacks
Responsibility: Mike Lancaster.


Intended primarily for use by students and lecturers, this book will also appeal to industrial chemists, engineers, managers or anyone wishing to know more about green chemistry.  Read more...


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