Hot-Melt Extrusion: Pharmaceutical Applications

Hot-melt extrusion (HME)  - melting a substance and forcing it through an orifice under controlled conditions to form a new material - is an emerging processing technology in the pharmaceutical industry for the preparation of various dosage forms and drug delivery systems, for example granules and sustained release tablets. Hot-Melt Extrusion: Pharmaceutical Applications covers the main instrumentation, operation principles and theor...

Queer Singapore: Illiberal Citizenship and Mediated Cultures

Singapore remains one of the few countries in Asia that has yet to decriminalise homosexuality. Yet it has also been hailed by many as one of the emerging gay capitals of Asia. This book accounts for the rise of mediated queer cultures in Singapore's current milieu of illiberal citizenship. This collection analyses how contemporary queer Singapore has emerged against a contradictory backdrop of sexual repression and cultural liberali...

Chagall Lithographs

1984 Crown Publishers, Inc., New York. 1st American edition. Hardcover, dust jacket has some wear at the edges. Text in English. 250 pages, 305 illustrations, 202 in color; Volume 5 of Marc Chagall's catalogue raisonn_ of lithographs. The text is in English.

Building Control with Passive Dampers

The recent introduction of active and passive structural control methods has given structural designers powerful tools for performance-based design. However, structural engineers often lack the tools for the optimal selection and placement of such systems. In Building Control with Passive Dampers , Takewaki brings together most the reliable, state-of-the-art methods in practice around the world, arming readers with a real sense of ho...

Construire sa maison en bois : Toutes les techniques de construction

Le bois est devenu (ou redevenu) l?un des matériaux incontournables dans le bâti d?aujourd?hui et notamment dans la maison individuelle. Cependant, les techniques de construction et les choix de mise en oeuvre sont nombreux? Cet ouvrage présente de façon complète et détaillée les caractéristiques de ce matériau dans la construction et compare la quasi-totalité de ses différentes méthodes d?application, du gros oeuvre jusqu?aux finiti...

Interactions of Nanomaterials with Emerging Environmental Contaminants

Emerging environmental contaminants are newly identified or previously unrecognized pollutants, which primarily include human and veterinary pharmaceuticals and personal-care products, surfactants, plasticizers, flame retardants, metals and metalloids, various industrial additives, pesticides, and pesticide metabolites. The use of novel nanomaterials with unique characteristics has been demonstrated to increase the removal efficiency...

High Throughput Analysis for Food Safety

This book focuses on high-throughput analyses for food safety. Because of the contributors domestic and international expertise from industry and government the book appeals to a wider audience. It includes the latest development in rapid screening, with a particular emphasis on the growing use and applicability of a variety of stand-alone mass spectrometry methods as well as using mass spectrometry in hyphenated techniques such as g...

Wild Plants, Mushrooms and Nuts

Wild Plants, Mushrooms and Nuts: Functional Properties and Food Applications is a compendium of current and novel research on the chemistry, biochemistry, nutritional and pharmaceutical value of traditional food products, namely wild mushrooms, plants and nuts, which are becoming more relevant in diets, and are especially useful for developing novel health foods and in modern natural food therapies. Topics covered will range from the...