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Pyrolysis of organic molecules with applications to health and environmental issues [electronic resource] / by Serban C. Moldoveanu.



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Moldoveanu, Șerban.
Publication date:
1st ed. - Amsterdam ; London : Elsevier, 2010.
  • Book
  • xi, 724 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Chapter 1. Introduction
  • Chapter 2. The Chemistry of the Pyrolytic Process
  • Chapter 3. Physicochemical Aspects of the Pyrolytic Process
  • Chapter 4. Instrumentation Used in Pyrolysis
  • Chapter 5. Basic Concepts Regarding Risk Assessment and Toxicology
  • Chapter 6. The Utility of Pyrolysis Studies
  • Chapter 7. Pyrolysis of Hydrocarbons
  • Chapter 8. Pyrolysis of Halogenated Hydrocarbons
  • Chapter 9. Pyrolysis of Alcohols and Phenols
  • Chapter 10. Pyrolysis of Ethers
  • Chapter 11. Pyrolysis of Peroxy Compounds
  • Chapter 12. Pyrolysis of Thiols and Sulfides
  • Chapter 13. Pyrolysis of Amines and Imines
  • Chapter 14. Pyrolysis of other Nitrogen Containing Compounds
  • Chapter 15. Pyrolysis of Aldehydes and Ketones
  • Chapter 16. Pyrolysis of Carbohydrates
  • Chapter 17. Pyrolysis of Carboxylic Acids
  • Chapter 18. Pyrolysis of Amino Acids and Small Peptides
  • Chapter 19. Pyrolysis of Various Derivatives of Carboxylic Acids
  • Chapter 20. Pyrolysis of Derivatives of Carbonic Acid with Nitrogenous Functionalities
  • Chapter 21. Pyrolysis of Aromatic Heterocyclic Compounds
  • Chapter 22. Pyrolysis of other Compounds with Heteroatoms
  • Chapter 23. Toxicological and Environmental Aspects of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) and Related Compounds
  • Chapter 24. Toxicological and Environmental Aspects of Dioxin-Like
  • Chapter 25. Toxicological Aspects of Aromatic Heterocyclic Amines.
Publisher's Summary:
"Pyrolysis of Organic Molecules with Applications to Health and Environmental Issues", the 28th volume in the "Techniques and Instrumentation in Analytical Chemistry" series, gives a systematic and comprehensive description of pyrolysis of non-polymeric organic molecules. Pyrolysis is involved in many practical applications as well as in many common human activities, but harmful compounds can be generated in the process. The study of pyrolysis and of the formation of undesirable compounds as a result of pyrolytic processes is of considerable interest to chemists, chemical engineers, and toxicologists. Pyrolysis results for compounds not previously studied or reported. This title includes updated information from a large body of results published on pyrolysis of individual compounds or classes of compounds. It offers information on mechanisms and kinetics of numerous pyrolytic processes.
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Electronic reproduction. Amsterdam : Elsevier Science & Technology, 2010. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on Jan. 14, 2010). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
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Techniques and instrumentation in analytical chemistry ; v. 28.

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