Computational Thermodynamics of Materials 1st Edition
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Computational Thermodynamics of Materials

Excellent review of computational thermodynamics. The first chapter is a concise derivation of the math involved for phenomenological thermodynamics. This was marvelously helpful. In addition, the book is filled with helpful applications of computational thermodynamics . I would recommend it to anyone who wants to do simulations involving solid state thermodynamics. If you're looking for an introduction to thermodynamics this one is ...

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Handbook of Flavoproteins

The dynamic field of flavin and flavoprotein biochemistry has seen rapid advancement in recent years. This first book of the two volume set provides an overview of all aspects focussing on oxidases, dehydrogenases and related systems. Discussed are recent developments in this field including those of large membrane-integral electron transfer complexes. It is an essential reference for all researchers in biochemistry, chemistry, photo...

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Xanthan Gum: Applications and Research Studies

Xanthan gum is a microbial heteropolysaccharide of high molecular weight produced through fermentation by bacteria of the genus Xanthomonas that have a wide range of applications in food and non-food industries due to their physical properties and rheological characteristics. In this book, the first chapter discusses the characteristics, properties, and the use of xanthan gum in the food industry. Chapter Two provides a review of the...

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Organometallic Chemistry: Volume 30

Organometallic chemistry is an interdisciplinary science which continues to grow at a rapid pace. Although there is continued interest in synthetic and structural studies the last decade has seen a growing interest in the potential of organometallic chemistry to provide answers to problems in catalysis synthetic organic chemistry and also in the development of new materials. This Specialist Periodical Report aims to reflect these cur...

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The Emergence of Life, Second Edition

Addressing the emergence of life from a systems biology perspective, this new edition has undergone extensive revision, reflecting changes in scientific understanding and evolution of thought on the question 'what is life?'. With an emphasis on the philosophical aspects of science, including the epistemic features of modern synthetic biology, and also providing an updated view of the autopoiesis/cognition theory, the book gives an ex...

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Fibrous Materials, Second Edition

This new updated edition provides an unrivaled overview of fibrous materials, their processing, microstructure, properties, and applications. The entire range of fibrous materials is discussed in depth, from natural polymeric fibers such as silk and vegetable fibers, and synthetic polymeric fibers such as aramid and polyethylene, to metallic fibers including steel, tungsten, Nb-Ti, and Nb3Sn, ceramic fibers such as alumina and silico...

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Organic Synthesis Using Transition Metals, 2nd edition

Transition metals open up new opportunities for synthesis, because their means of bonding and their reaction mechanisms differ from those of the elements of the s and p blocks. In the last two decades the subject has mushroomed - established reactions are seeing both technical improvements and increasing numbers of applications, and new reactions are being developed. The practicality of the subject is demonstrated by the large number...

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Production Chemicals for the Oil and Gas Industry

Modern production methods and environmental constraints demand chemical solutions. And as oilfields age, the need for chemicals to ensure steady production increases. Production Chemicals for the Oil and Gas Industry describes classes of production chemicals for use topside and downhole in the upstream oil and gas industry. It includes coverage of their mechanisms, deployment methods, and, where available, environmental properties. T...

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Thermo-Poroelasticity and Geomechanics

Investigations of multi-physical processes in geomaterials have gained increasing attention due to the ongoing interest in solving complex geoenvironmental problems. This book provides a comprehensive exposition of the classical theory of thermo-poroelasticity, complemented by complete examples to problems in thermo-poromechanics that are used to validate computational results from multi-physics codes used in practice. The methodolog...