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xi, 346 pages ; 28 cm
This textbook is packaged with Navigate 2 Advantage Access which unlocks a complete eBook, Study Center, homework and Assessment Center, and a dashboard that reports actionable data. Experience Navigate 2 today at www.jblnavigate.com/2. Hazardous Materials Chemistry, Third Edition by Armando S. Bevelacqua and Laurie A. Norman explores basic chemical principles, nomenclature, and toxicology so that fire fighters and first responders can effectively identify hazards associated with specific chemicals and chemical families, determine the potential dangers present at a hazardous materials incident, and make safe and informed decisions. Each chapter presents scenarios that discuss real world problems as described within the context of that chapter's content. Practical applications of chemical reactions are described within the framework of case studies that focus on specific hazmat incidents, and the importance of understanding chemical reactions and how that knowledge can impact the result of a hazardous materials incident is highlighted. By learning the chemistry behind an incident, students understand how chemical reactions can impact an incident. Hazardous Materials Chemistry, Third Edition meets the course and learning objectives of the National Fire Academy's FESHE Model Curriculum for their Hazardous Materials Chemistry program and is appropriate for a fire department hazardous materials chemistry class.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781284041996 20180514
Science Library (Li and Ma)
1 online resource.
This textbook is packaged with Navigate 2 Advantage Access which unlocks a complete eBook, Study Center, homework and Assessment Center, and a dashboard that reports actionable data. Experience Navigate 2 today at www.jblnavigate.com/2. Hazardous Materials Chemistry, Third Edition by Armando S. Bevelacqua and Laurie A. Norman explores basic chemical principles, nomenclature, and toxicology so that fire fighters and first responders can effectively identify hazards associated with specific chemicals and chemical families, determine the potential dangers present at a hazardous materials incident, and make safe and informed decisions. Each chapter presents scenarios that discuss real world problems as described within the context of that chapter's content. Practical applications of chemical reactions are described within the framework of case studies that focus on specific hazmat incidents, and the importance of understanding chemical reactions and how that knowledge can impact the result of a hazardous materials incident is highlighted. By learning the chemistry behind an incident, students understand how chemical reactions can impact an incident. Hazardous Materials Chemistry, Third Edition meets the course and learning objectives of the National Fire Academy's FESHE Model Curriculum for their Hazardous Materials Chemistry program and is appropriate for a fire department hazardous materials chemistry class.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781284041996 20180611
ProQuest Ebook Central Access limited to 3 simultaneous users
xii, 543 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Chapter 15, Computational chemistry, was contributed by Warren Hehre, CEO, Wavefunction, Inc. Chapter 17, Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, was contributed by Alex Angerhofer, University of Florida.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134804590 20180530
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vii, 173 pages : illustrations (some color) ; [ca. 23-29] cm.
  • Recent progress in the fundamental understanding and practice of chaotropic chromatography: rationalizing the effects of analyte's structure with pharmaceutical applications. Quantitative Mass Spectrometry Imaging of Molecules in Biological Systems. Long range molecular interactions involved in the retention mechanisms of liquid chromatography. Immobilized chiral selectors on monolithic HPLC columns.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781351652971 20171218
For more than five decades, scientists and researchers have relied on the Advances in Chromatography series for the most up-to-date information on a wide range of developments in chromatographic methods and applications. For Volume 54, the series editors have invited established, well-known chemists to offer cutting-edge reviews of chromatographic methods applied in the life sciences that emphasize the underlying principle of separation science. The clear presentation of topics and vivid illustrations for which this series has become known makes the material accessible and engaging to analytical, biochemical, organic, polymer, and pharmaceutical chemists at all levels of technical skill.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781351652971 20171218
1 online resource
  • 1 INTRODUCTION 2 PREDICTION OF PHYSIOCHEMICAL PROPERTIES 2.1 Empirical Methods - Additivity schemes 3 STRUCTURE SPECTRA CORRELATIONS 4 CHEMICAL REACTIONS AND SYNTHESIS DESIGN 4.1 Biochemical Pathways 4.2 Synthetic accessibility 5 DRUG DESIGN/DISCOVERY 5.1 Bioinformatics 5.2 Structure/Fragment-based Virtual Screening (docking) 5.3 Ligand-based Screening 5.4 Pharmacophore perception 5.5 Prediction and Analysis of Active Sites 5.6 Metabolism Prediction 5.7 Chemoinformatics of Natural Products 5.8 ADME 5.9 CombiChem (Library Design) 6 CHEMOTYPES AND TOXPRINT 7 TOXICITY MODELLING AND RISK ASSESMENT (Safety/Risk assessment) 8 ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY 9 MATERIAL SCIENE 10 FURTHER DIRECTIONS.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783527806546 20180618
Edited by world-famous pioneers in chemoinformatics, this is a clearly structured and applications-oriented approach to the topic, providing up-to-date and focused information on the wide range of applications in this exciting field. The authors explain methods and software tools, such that the reader will not only learn the basics but also how to use the different software packages available. Experts describe applications in such different fields as structure-spectra correlations, virtual screening, prediction of active sites, library design, the prediction of the properties of chemicals, the development of new cosmetics products, quality control in food, the design of new materials with improved properties, toxicity modeling, assessment of the risk of chemicals, and the control of chemical processes. The book is aimed at advanced students as well as lectures but also at scientists that want to learn how chemoinformatics could assist them in solving their daily scientific tasks. Together with the corresponding textbook Chemoinformatics - Basic Concepts and Methods (ISBN 9783527331093) on the fundamentals of chemoinformatics readers will have a comprehensive overview of the field.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783527806546 20180618
1 online resource (xi, 609 pages.) :
This book provides state-of-the-art information on how studies in applied theoretical organic chemistry are conducted. It highlights the many approaches and tools available to those interested in using computational chemistry to predict and rationalize st.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781786344083 20180611
1 online resource.
  • General introduction.- Luminescent lanthanide coordination polymers with densely-packed structures for high energy transfer efficiency.- Luminescent lanthanide-mixed coordination polymers for tunable temperature-sensitivity.- Construction of luminescent lanthanide coordination glass.- Amorphous formability and temperature-sensitive luminescence of lanthanide coordination glasses.-Triboluminescence of lanthanide coordination polymers.- Summary.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789811089312 20180611
This thesis provides essential information on the systematic design of assembled lanthanide complexes for functional luminescent materials. It discusses the relationships between assembled structures and photo, thermal, and mechanical properties on the basis of crystallography, spectroscopy, and thermodynamics. The described guidelines for assembled structures will be extremely valuable, both for industrial applications and for readers' fundamental understanding of solid-state photophysics and materials chemistry. Luminescent lanthanide complexes are promising candidates for lighting devices, lasers, and bio-probes owing to their line-like and long-lived emission arising from characteristic 4f-4f transitions. Low-vibrational and asymmetrical coordination structures around lanthanide ions have been introduced to achieve strong luminescence, using specific organic ligands. Recently, assembled lanthanide complexes including coordination polymers and metal organic frameworks have increasingly attracted attention as a new class of luminescent materials offering thermal stability and color tunability. However, improving the luminescence efficiencies of these compounds remains a challenge, and specific molecular designs to control assembled structures and yield additional physical properties have not been established. The author provides a group of bent-angled bridging ligands to boost photoluminescence efficiency, and successfully introduces for the first time glass formability and strong triboluminescence properties.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789811089312 20180611
xxvii, 908 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 28 cm
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780198769866 20180604
The exceptional quality of previous editions has been built upon to make the eleventh edition of Atkins' Physical Chemistry even more closely suited to the needs of both lecturers and students. Significant re-working of the text design makes this edition more readable for students, increasing the digestibility of the text whilst also forming a clean and effective mode of delivering the material which is more flexible for instructors to teach from. The expanded and redistributed maths support includes new 'Chemist's toolkits' which provide students with succinct reminders of mathematical concepts and techniques and the extensive learning support provided throughout the book includes new checklists of key concepts at the end of each topic, to reinforce the main take-home messages in each section. The coupling of the broad coverage of the subject with a structure and use of pedagogy that is even more innovative will ensure Atkins' Physical Chemistry remains the textbook of choice for studying physical chemistry. Online Resource Centre The Online Resource Centre to accompany Atkins' Physical Chemistry features: For registered adopters of the book: * Figures and tables from the book, in ready to download format * Tables of editable key equations * Instructor's Solutions Manual For students: * Web links to a range of additional physical chemistry resources on the internet * Group theory tables, available for downloading * Living graphs * Molecular modelling problems * Impact sections expanding on the 'Further Information' sections.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780198769866 20180604
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x, 429 pages ; 24 cm
Science Library (Li and Ma)

10. Carbon ideologies [2018 - ]

2 volumes : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Volume 1. No immediate danger
  • Volume 2. No good alternative.
Law Library (Crown)
1 online resource. Digital: text file; PDF.
  • 1. Carbon, the Black, the Gray and the Transparent.- 2. Historical Production and Use of Carbon Materials----The Activated Carbon.- 3. Historical Production and Use of Carbon Materials- (Carbon Composites).- 4. Historical Production and Use of Carbon Materials-(polymers).- 5. Coal, the Black Carbon.- 6. Carbon, the Gray (Graphite).- 7. (Graphene).- 8. (Carbon Nanotubes, CNTs).- 9. The Transparent Carbon---the Diamond.- 10. Fullerenes.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319664040 20180226
All living things contain carbon in some form, as it is the primary component of macromolecules including proteins, lipids, nucleic acids (RNA and DNA), and carbohydrates. As a matter of fact, it is the backbone of all organic (chemistry) compounds forming different kinds of bonds. Carbon: The Black, the Gray and the Transparent is not a complete scientific history of the material, but a book that describes key discoveries about this old faithful element while encouraging broader perspectives and approaches to its research due to its vast applications. All allotropes of carbon are described in this book, along with their properties, uses, and methods of procurement or manufacturing. Black carbon is represented by coal, gray carbon is represented by graphite, and transparent carbon is represented by diamond.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319664040 20180226
xxi, 794 pages ; 27 cm
  • Preface Acknowledgments Author Chapter 1 Introduction to Polymers Chapter 2 Polymer Structure (Morphology) Chapter 3 Molecular Weight of Polymers Chapter 4 Polycondensation Polymers (Step-Reaction Polymerization) Chapter 5 Ionic Chain-Reaction and Complex Coordination Polymerization (Addition Polymerization) Chapter 6 Free Chain Polymerization (Addition Polymerization) Chapter 7 Copolymerization Chapter 8 Composites and Fillers Chapter 9 Naturally Occurring Polymers-Plants Chapter 10 Naturally Occurring Polymers-Animals Chapter 11 Organometallic and Inorganic-Organic Polymers Chapter 12 Inorganic Polymers Chapter 13 Testing and Spectrometric Characterization of Polymers Chapter 14 Rheology and Physical Tests Chapter 15 Additives Chapter 16 Reactions on Polymers Chapter 17 Synthesis of Reactants and Intermediates for Polymers Chapter 18 Polymer Technology Chapter 19 Selected Topics Appendix A: Symbols Appendix B: Structures of Common Polymers Appendix C: Mathematical Values and Units Appendix D: Comments on Health Appendix E: ISO 9000 and 14000 Appendix F: Electronic Education Websites Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781498737388 20180115
Carraher's Polymer Chemistry, Tenth Edition integrates the core areas of polymer science. Along with updating of each chapter, newly added content reflects the growing applications in Biochemistry, Biomaterials, and Sustainable Industries. Providing a user-friendly approach to the world of polymeric materials, the book allows students to integrate their chemical knowledge and establish a connection between fundamental and applied chemical information. It contains all of the elements of an introductory text with synthesis, property, application, and characterization. Special sections in each chapter contain definitions, learning objectives, questions, case studies and additional reading.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781498737388 20180115
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1 online resource.
  • 1. Introduction and background 2. Catalytic amination of alcohol 3. Catalytic amination of olefin 4. Catalytic amination of carbon dioxide 5. Oxidative amination of alkane 6. Reductive amination with nitrobenzene and nitrile as starting materials 7. Amination reactions with ammonia.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780128122846 20180416
Catalytic Amination for N-Alkyl Amine Synthesis provides a useful survey of this key type of reaction for chemistry researchers in academia and industry. Beginning with an introduction to amination and the development of the field, the book focuses on useful and high potential methods, such as the catalytic amination of alcohol with homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysts, the coupling reaction of olefin and amine, and the reductive amination of carbon dioxide with different reducing agents. The work also discusses two key examples of one-pot synthesis, the oxidative amination of alkane and amine and synthesis of N-alkyl amine with nitrobenzene and nitrile as starting materials. Valuable for chemists, materials scientists, chemical engineers and others, the book offers a unique overview of this growing area and its future possibilities.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780128122846 20180416
x, 364 pages ; 24 cm.
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15. Chemistry [2018]

1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
  • 1. Chemical Foundations. 2. Atoms, Molecules, and Ions. 3. Stoichiometry. 4. Types of Chemical Reactions and Solution Stoichiometry. 5. Gases. 6. Thermochemistry. 7. Atomic Structure and Periodicity. 8. Bonding: General Concepts. 9. Covalent Bonding: Orbitals. 10. Liquids and Solids. 11. Properties of Solutions. 12. Chemical Kinetics. 13. Chemical Equilibrium. 14. Acids and Bases. 15. Acid-Base Equilibria. 16. Solubility and Complex Ion Equilibria. 17. Spontaneity, Entropy, and Free Energy. 18. Electrochemistry. 19. The Nucleus: A Chemist's View. 20. The Representative Elements. 21. Transition Metals and Coordination Chemistry. 22. Organic and Biological Molecules. Appendix 1. Mathematical Procedures. A1.1 Exponential Notation. A1.2 Logarithms. A1.3 Graphing Functions. A1.4 Solving Quadratic Equations. A1.5 Uncertainties in Measurements. Appendix 2. The Quantitative Kinetic Molecular Model. Appendix 3. Spectral Analysis. Appendix 4. Selected Thermodynamic Data. Appendix 5. Equilibrium Constants and Reduction Potentials. A5.1 Values of Ka for Some Common Monoprotic Acids. A5.2 Stepwise Dissociation Constants for Several Common Polyprotic Acids. A5.3 Values of Kb for Some Common Weak Bases. A5.4 Ksp Values at 25_C for Common Ionic Solids. A5.5 Standard Reduction Potentials at 25_C (298K) for Many Common Half-Reactions. Appendix 6. SI Units and Conversion Factors. Glossary. Answers to Selected Exercises.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781305957404 20180326
Learn the skills you need to succeed in your chemistry course with CHEMISTRY, Tenth Edition. This trusted text has helped generations of students learn to "think like chemists" and develop problem-solving skills needed to master even the most challenging problems. Clear explanations and interactive examples help you build confidence for the exams, so that you can study to understand rather than simply memorize. Combined with the online resources and instant feedback in OWLv2, you'll be on your way to developing a deeper understanding of chemistry concepts and solving complex problems in all aspects of your life.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781305957404 20180326
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1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 28 cm
  • 1 Portable Electronics: The Periodic Table in the Palm of Your Hand2 The Air We Breathe3 Radiation from the Sun4 Climate Change5 Energy from Combustion6 Energy from Alternative Sources7 Energy Storage8 Water Everywhere: A Most Precious Resource9 The World of Polymers and Plastics 10 Brewing and Chewing11 Nutrition12 Health and Medicine13 Genes and Life14 Who Killed Dr. Thompson? A Forensic MysteryAppendixes Appendix 1: Measure for Measure - Conversion Factors and ConstantsAppendix 2: The Power of ExponentsAppendix 3: Clearing the LogjamAppendix 4: Answers to Your Turn Questions Not Answered in the TextAppendix 5: Answers to Selected End-of-Chapter Questions.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781259638145 20180326
Following in the tradition of the first eight editions, the goal of this successful, issues-based textbook, Chemistry in Context, is to establish chemical principles on a need-to-know basis for non-science majors, enabling them to learn chemistry in the context of their own lives and significant issues facing science and the world. The non-traditional approach of Chemistry in Context reflects today's technological issues and the chemistry principles within them. Global warming, alternate fuels, nutrition, and genetic engineering are examples of issues that are covered in Chemistry in Context.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781259638145 20180326
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1 volume (various pagings) ; 29 cm
  • 1. Introduction: Matter, Energy, and Measurement 2. Atoms, Molecules, and Ions 3. Chemical Reactions and Reaction Stoichiometry 4. Reactions in Aqueous Solution 5. Thermochemistry 6. Electronic Structure of Atoms 7. Periodic Properties of the Elements 8. Basic Concepts of Chemical Bonding 9. Molecular Geometry and Bonding Theories 10. Gases 11. Liquids and Intermolecular Forces 12. Solids and Modern Materials 13. Properties of Solutions 14. Chemical Kinetics 15. Chemical Equilibrium 16. Acid-Base Equilibria 17. Additional Aspects of Aqueous Equilibria 18. Chemistry of the Environment 19. Chemical Thermodynamics 20. Electrochemistry 21. Nuclear Chemistry 22. Chemistry of the Nonmetals 23. Transition Metals and Coordination Chemistry 24. The Chemistry of Life: Organic and Biological Chemistry Appendices Mathematical Operations Properties of Water Thermodynamic Quantities for Selected Substances at 298.15 K (25omicron C) Aqueous Equilibrium Constants Standard Reduction Potentials at 25omicron C Answers to Selected Exercises Answers to Give It Some Thought Answers to Go Figure Answer to Selected Practice Exercises Glossary Photo and Art Credits.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134414232 20170515
For courses in two-semester general chemistry. Accurate, data-driven authorship with expanded interactivity leads to greater student engagement Unrivaled problem sets, notable scientific accuracy and currency, and remarkable clarity have made Chemistry: The Central Science the leading general chemistry text for more than a decade. Trusted, innovative, and calibrated, the text increases conceptual understanding and leads to greater student success in general chemistry by building on the expertise of the dynamic author team of leading researchers and award-winning teachers. In this new edition, the author team draws on the wealth of student data in Mastering(TM) Chemistry to identify where students struggle and strives to perfect the clarity and effectiveness of the text, the art, and the exercises while addressing student misconceptions and encouraging thinking about the practical, real-world use of chemistry. New levels of student interactivity and engagement are made possible through the enhanced eText 2.0 and Mastering Chemistry, providing seamlessly integrated videos and personalized learning throughout the course . Also available with Mastering Chemistry Mastering(TM) Chemistry is the leading online homework, tutorial, and engagement system, designed to improve results by engaging students with vetted content. The enhanced eText 2.0 and Mastering Chemistry work with the book to provide seamless and tightly integrated videos and other rich media and assessment throughout the course. Instructors can assign interactive media before class to engage students and ensure they arrive ready to learn. Students further master concepts through book-specific Mastering Chemistry assignments, which provide hints and answer-specific feedback that build problem-solving skills. With Learning Catalytics(TM) instructors can expand on key concepts and encourage student engagement during lecture through questions answered individually or in pairs and groups. Mastering Chemistry now provides students with the new General Chemistry Primer for remediation of chemistry and math skills needed in the general chemistry course. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; Mastering(TM) Chemistry does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with Mastering Chemistry , ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab & Mastering, search for: 0134292812 / 9780134292816 Chemistry: The Central Science Plus Mastering Chemistry with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: *0134294165 / 9780134294162 Mastering Chemistry with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Chemistry: The Central Science*0134414233 / 9780134414232 Chemistry: The Central Science Mastering Chemistry should only be purchased when required by an instructor.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134414232 20170515
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xxxii, 1119, A-48, G-16, I-29 pages ; 29 cm
  • 1 Keys to the Study of Chemistry: Definitions, Units, and Problem-Solving2 The Components of Matter3 Stoichiometry of Formulas and Equations4 The Major Classes of Chemical Reactions5 Gases and the Kinetic-Molecular Theory 6 Thermochemistry: Energy Flow and Chemical Change 7 Quantum Theory and Atomic Structure 8 Electron Configuration and Chemical Periodicity 9 Models of Chemical Bonding 10 The Shapes of Molecules 11 Theories of Covalent Bonding 12 Intermolecular Forces: Liquids, Solids, and Phase Changes 13 The Properties of Mixtures: Solutions and Colloids Interchapter: A Perspective on the Properties of the Elements 14 Periodic Patterns in the Main-Group Elements: Bonding, Structure, and Reactivity 15 Organic Compounds and the Atomic Properties of Carbon 16 Kinetics: Rates and Mechanisms of Chemical Reactions 17 Equilibrium: The Extent of Chemical Reactions18 Acid-Base Equilibria 19 Ionic Equilibria in Aqueous Systems20 Thermodynamics: Entropy, Free Energy, and the Reaction Direction21 Electrochemistry: Chemical Change and Electrical Work 22 The Elements in Nature and Industry23 The Transition Elements and Their Coordination Compounds 24 Nuclear Reactions and Their Applications Appendix A Common Mathematical Operations in ChemistryAppendix B Standard Thermodynamic Values for Selected Substances at 298 K Appendix C Equilibrium Constants at 298 K Appendix D Standard Electrode (Half-Cell) Potentials at 298 K.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781259741098 20180423
Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change with Advanced Topics by Martin Silberberg and Patricia Amateis has been recognized in the general chemistry market as an unparalleled classic. The revision for the eighth edition focused on continued optimization of the text. To aid in this process, we were able to use data from literally thousands of student responses to questions in LearnSmart, the adaptive learning system that assesses student knowledge of course content. The data, such as average time spent answering each question and the percentage of students who correctly answered the question on the first attempt, revealed the learning objectives that students found particularly difficult, which we addressed by revising surrounding text or adding additional learning resources such as videos and slideshows. The text still contains unprecedented macroscopic-to-microscopic molecular illustrations, consistent step-by-step worked exercises in every chapter, and an extensive range of end-of-chapter problems, which provide engaging applications covering a wide variety of interests, including engineering, medicine, materials, and environmental studies. Changes have been made to the text and applications throughout to make them more succinct, to the artwork to make it more teachable and modern, and to the design to make it more simplistic and open.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781259741098 20180423
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xxiv, 355 pages ; 26 cm
  • Fundamentals of chirality
  • Surface symmetry and structure
  • Surface energy and surface stress
  • Asymmetric adsorption on achiral substrates
  • Asymmetric adsorption on chiral substrates
  • Chiral amplification
  • Asymmetric heterogeneous catalysis
  • Optical consequences of surface chirality
  • Magnetic consequences of surface chirality
  • Chiral electronic states in two dimensions
  • Postscript.
A comprehensive introduction to the fundamental aspects of surface chirality, covering both chemical and physical consequences Written by a leading expert in the field, Chirality at Solid Surfaces offers an introduction to the concept of chirality at surfaces, starting from the foundation of chirality in isolated molecules and bulk systems. Fundamental properties such as surface energy and surface stress are then linked to a universal systematization of surface structure and symmetry. The author includes key examples of surface chemistry and physics, such as the interplay between adsorbate and substrate chirality, amplification of chirality, chiral catalysis, and the influence of surface chirality upon optical and magnetic phenomena. The book also explores the chirality apparent in the electronic structure of graphene, topological insulators and half-metallic materials. This important reference: Provides an introduction to the fundamental concept of chirality Contains discussions of the chemical and physical consequences of surface chirality, including magnetic, electronic and optical properties in addition to molecular properties Offers an account of the most current research needed to support growth in the field Written for surface scientists, professionals in the field, academics, and students, Chirality at Solid Surfaces is an essential resource that contains an overview of the fundamentals of surface chirality and reviews both the chemical and physical consequences.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781118880128 20180423
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1 online resource (xiv, 377 pages.)
  • Computational Chemistry and Molecular Modelling Basics-- Molecular Dynamics Computer Simulations of Biological Systems-- Designing Chemical Tools with Computational Chemistry-- Computational Design of Protein Function-- Computational Enzymology: Modelling Biological Catalysts-- Computational Chemistry Tools in Glycobiology: Modelling of Carbohydrate-Protein Interactions-- Molecular Modelling of Nucleic Acids-- Uncovering GPCR and G Protein Function by Protein Structure Network Analysis-- Current Challenges in the Computational Modelling of Molecular Recognition Processes-- Novel Insights into Membrane Transport from Computational Methodologies-- Application of Molecular Modelling to Speed-up the Lead Discovery Process-- Molecular Modelling and Simulations Applied to Challenging Drug Discovery Targets-- The Polypharmacology Gap Between Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781788012560 20171211
The rapid development of efficient computational tools has allowed researchers to tackle biological problems and to predict, analyse and monitor, at an atomic level, molecular recognition processes. This book offers a fresh perspective on how computational tools can aid the chemical biology research community and drive new research.Chapters from internationally renowned leaders in the field introduce concepts and discuss the impact of technological advances in computer hardware and software in explaining and predicting phenomena involving biomolecules, from small molecules to macromolecular systems. Important topics from the understanding of biomolecules to the modification of their functions are addressed, as well as examples of the application of tools in drug discovery, glycobiology, protein design and molecular recognition. Not only are the cutting-the-edge methods addressed, but also their limitations and possible future development.For anyone wishing to learn how computational chemistry and molecular modelling can provide information not easily accessible through other experimental methods, this book will be a valuable resource. It will be of interest to postgraduates and researchers in the biological and chemical sciences, medicinal and pharmaceutical chemistry, and theoretical chemistry.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781788012560 20171211