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Handbook of green chemistry and technology

Handbook of green chemistry and technology

Author: James H Clark; Duncan J Macquarrie
Publisher: Oxford : Blackwell Science, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Transferred to digital printView all editions and formats

The chemical industry is successful but traditionally success has come at a heavy cost to the environment. The challenge for chemists and others is to develop products, processes and services that  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James H Clark; Duncan J Macquarrie
ISBN: 9780632057153 0632057157
OCLC Number: 758227037
Description: xx, 540 p. : il
Contents: Contributors; Preface; Introduction; Principles of sustainable and green chemistry; Chemistry and the environment; Green chemistry and sustainable development; Life cycle assessment: A tool for identification of more sustainable products and processes; Industrial processes using solid acid catalysts; Micelle templated silicas as catalysts in green chemistry; Polymer-supported reagents; Biocatalysis; Recent advances in phase transfer catalysis; Hydrogen peroxide in waste minimisation - current and potential contributions; Waste minimisation in pharmaceutical process development: Principles, practice and challenges; Green catalysts for industry; Green chemistry in practice; Process intensification for green chemistry; Sonochemistry; Applications of microwaves for environmentally benign organic chemistry; Photochemistry; Electrochemistry and sustainability; Fuel cells: a clean energy technology for the future; Supercritical carbon dioxide as an environmentally benign reaction medium for chemical synthesis; Chemistry in fluorous biphasic systems; Extraction of natural products with superheated water; Index
Responsibility: edited by James Clark and Duncan Macquarrie.


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'The editors, who are also the editors of Green Chemistry Journal have done an outstanding job in getting a group of distinguished authors to contribute to this excellent text.' Trevor Laird, Organic Read more...

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