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Innovations in Green Chemistry and Green Engineering: Selected Entries from the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology

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Processes that meet the objectives of green chemistry and chemical engineering minimize waste and energy use, and eliminate toxic by-products. Given the ubiquitous nature of products from chemical processes in our lives, green chemistry and chemical engineering are vital components of any sustainable future. Gathering together ten peer-reviewed articles from the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology, Innovations in Green Chemistry and Green Engineering provides a comprehensive introduction to the ...

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Overview

Processes that meet the objectives of green chemistry and chemical engineering minimize waste and energy use, and eliminate toxic by-products. Given the ubiquitous nature of products from chemical processes in our lives, green chemistry and chemical engineering are vital components of any sustainable future. Gathering together ten peer-reviewed articles from the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology, Innovations in Green Chemistry and Green Engineering provides a comprehensive introduction to the state-of-the-art in this key area of sustainability research. Worldwide experts present the latest developments on topics ranging from organic batteries and green catalytic transformations to green nanoscience and nanotoxicology. An essential, one-stop reference for professionals in research and industry, this book also fills the need for an authoritative course text in environmental and green chemistry and chemical engineering at the upper-division undergraduate and graduate levels.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781461458166
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 1/31/2013
  • Edition description: 2013
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 333
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Green Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Introduction
2. Gas Expanded Liquids for Sustainable Catalysis
3. Green Catalytic Transformations
4. Green Chemistry Metrics: Material Efficiency and Strategic Synthesis Design
5. Green Chemistry with Microwave Energy
6. Nanotoxicology in Green Nanoscience
7. New Polymers, Renewables as Raw Materials
8. Organic Batteries
9. Oxidation Catalysts for Green Chemistry
10. Supercritical Carbon Dioxide (CO2) as Green Solvent

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