Chemical Engineering

Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Volume 3
Interdisciplinary Approaches to Theory and Modeling with Applications

Editors: A. K. Haghi, PhD
Lionello Pogliani, PhD
Francisco Torrens, PhD
Devrim Balköse, PhD
Omari V. Mukbaniani, DSc
Andrew G. Mercader, PhD

Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Volume 3

In production
Pub Date: September, 2017
Hardback Price: $159.95 US
Hard ISBN: 9781771885669
E-Book ISBN: 9781315207346
Pages: Approx 385p w/Index
Binding Type: hardback
Series: Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
Volume: 3
Notes: 34 color and 104 b/w illustrations

Understanding mathematical modeling is fundamental in chemical engineering. This book reviews, introduces, and develops the mathematical models that are most frequently encountered in sophisticated chemical engineering domains. The volume provides a collection of models illustrating the power and richness of the mathematical sciences in supplying insight into the operation of important realworld systems. It fills a gap within modeling texts, focusing on applications across a broad range of disciplines.

The first part of the book discusses the general components of the modeling process and highlights the potential of modeling in the production of nanofibers. These chapters discuss the general components of the modeling process and the evolutionary nature of successful model building in the electrospinning process. Electrospinning is the most versatile technique for the preparation of continuous nanofibers obtained from numerous materials. This section of book summarizes the stateofthe art in electrospinning as well as updates on theoretical aspects and applications.

Part 2 of the book presents a selection of special topics on issues in applied chemistry and chemical engineering, including nanocomposite coating processes by electrocodeposition method, entropic factors conformational interactions, and the application of artificial neural network and metaheuristic algorithms.

This volume covers a wide range of topics in mathematical modeling, computational science, and applied mathematics. It presents a wealth of new results in the development of modeling theories and methods, advancing diverse areas of applications and promoting interdisciplinary interactions between mathematicians, scientists, engineers and representatives from other disciplines.

CONTENTS:
Preface
PART I: ELECTROSPUN NANOFIBERS
Sh. Maghsoodlou and S. Poreskandar

1. An Overview on Electrospun Nanofibers: Influences of Various Parameters and Applications

2. Updates on Electrospinning Process Models (Part I)

3. Updates on Electrospinning Process Models (Part II)

4. Conductive Viscous Jet and Electrohydrodynamics: Update on Models

5. Macroscopic Models for Electrospinning

6. Update on OneDimensional Models of Steady, Inviscid, Annular Liquid Jets

7. The Electrically Forced Jet and Instabilities

8. Update on Deformation of Newtonian and NonNewtonian Conducting Drops in the Electric Field

9. Update on Behavior of Electrospun Fluid Jet Simulation Using Microscopic Model

10. Update on Controlling Instability of Electrospun Nanofibers (Part I)

11. Update on Controlling Instability of Electrospun Nanofibers (Part II)

12. Update on ThermoElectroHydrodynamic Model for Electrospinning Process

13. Update on Numerical Analysis and Numerical Methods for Solving Equations

PART II: SPECIAL TOPICS
14. The Multilevel Modeling of the Nanocomposite Coating Processes by Electrocodeposition Method
A. V. Vakhrushev and E. K. Molchanov

15. Local Anaesthetics Classification: Artificial Intelligence Information Entropy
Francisco Torrens and Gloria Castellano

16. Entropic Factors Conformational Interactions
G. A. Korablev, V. I. Kodolov, Yu. G. Vasiliev, N. N. Novykh, and G. E. Zaikov

17. Application of Artificial Neural Network and MetaHeuristic Algorithm in Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
Shahriar Ghammamy and Mahdi Ghamami


Index


About the Authors / Editors:
Editors: A. K. Haghi, PhD
Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Chemoinformatics and Chemical Engineering and Polymers Research Journal; Member, Canadian Research and Development Center of Sciences and Cultures (CRDCSC), Montreal, Quebec, Canada

A. K. Haghi, PhD, holds a BSc in urban and environmental engineering from the University of North Carolina (USA), an MSc in mechanical engineering from North Carolina A&T State University (USA), a DEA in applied mechanics, acoustics and materials from the Université de Technologie de Compiègne (France), and a PhD in engineering sciences from Université de FrancheComté (France). He is the author and editor of 165 books, as well as 1000 published papers in various journals and conference proceedings. Dr. Haghi has received several grants, consulted for a number of major corporations, and is a frequent speaker to national and international audiences. Since 1983, he served as professor at several universities. He is currently Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Chemoinformatics and Chemical Engineering and Polymers Research Journal and on the editorial boards of many International journals. He is also a member of the Canadian Research and Development Center of Sciences and Cultures (CRDCSC), Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Lionello Pogliani, PhD
University of ValenciaBurjassot, Spain

Lionello Pogliani, PhD, is a retired Professor of Physical Chemistry. He received his postdoctoral training at the Department of Molecular Biology of the C. E. A. (Centre d’Etudes Atomiques) of Saclay, France, at the Physical Chemistry Institute of the Technical and Free University of Berlin, and at the Pharmaceutical Department of the University of California, San Francisco, USA. He spent his sabbatical years at the Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal, and at the University of Valencia, Spain. He has contributed more than 200 papers in the experimental, theoretical, and didactical fields of physical chemistry, including chapters in specialized books and a book on numbers 0, 1, 2, and 3. A work of his has been awarded with the GM Neural Trauma Research Award. He is a member of the International Academy of Mathematical Chemistry and he is on the editorial board of many international journals. He is presently a part-time teammate at the Physical Chemistry department of the University of Valencia, Spain.

Francisco Torrens, PhD
Lecturer, Physical Chemistry, Universitat de València, València, Spain

Francisco Torrens, PhD, is lecturer in physical chemistry at the Universitat de València in Spain. His scientific accomplishments include the first implementation at a Spanish university of a program for the elucidation of crystallographic structures and the construction of the first computationalchemistry program adapted to a vectorfacility supercomputer. He has written many articles published in professional journals and has acted as a reviewer as well. He has handled 26 research projects, has published two books and over 350 articles, and has made numerous presentations.

Devrim Balköse, PhD
Professor, Chemical Engineering, Izmir Institute of Technology, Izmir, Turkey (retired)

Devrim Balköse, PhD, is currently a retired faculty member in the Chemical Engineering Department at Izmir Institute of Technology, Izmir, Turkey. She graduated from the Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey, with a degree in chemical engineering. She received her MS and PhD degrees from Ege University, Izmir, Turkey, in 1974 and 1977 respectively. She became Associate Professor in macromolecular chemistry in 1983 and Professor in process and reactor engineering in 1990. She worked as research assistant, assistant professor, associate professor, and professor between 1970–2000 at Ege University. She was the Head of Chemical Engineering Department at Izmir Institute of Technology, Izmir, Turkey, between 2000 and 2009. She is now a retired faculty member in the same department. Her research interests are in polymer reaction engineering, polymer foams and films, adsorbent development, and moisture sorption. Her research projects are on nanosized zinc borate production, ZnO polymer composites, zinc borate lubricants, antistatic additives, and metal soaps.

Omari V. Mukbaniani, DSc
Professor, Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences, Department of Chemistry; Chair of Macromolecular Chemistry; Director of the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry and Polymeric Materials, Tbilisi, Georgia

Omari Vasilii Mukbaniani, DSc, is Professor and Chair of the Macromolecular Chemistry Department of Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia. He is also the Director of the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry at Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. He is a member of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Georgia. For several years he was a member of advisory board and editorial board of the Journal Proceedings of Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (Chemical Series) and contributing editor of the journals Polymer News, Polymers Research Journal, and Chemistry and Chemical Technology. His research interests include polymer chemistry, polymeric materials, and chemistry of organosilicon compounds, as well as methods of precision synthesis to build block and the development of graft and combtype structure. He also researches the mechanisms of reactions leading to these polymers and the synthesis of various types of functionalized silicon polymers, copolymers, and block copolymers.

Andrew G. Mercader, PhD
Research Institute of Theoretical and Applied PhysicalChemistry (INIFTA), Argentina

Andrew G. Mercader, PhD, studied Physical Chemistry at the Faculty of Chemistry of La Plata National University (UNLP), Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 19952001. Afterwards he joined Shell Argentina to work as Luboil, Asphalts and Distillation Process Technologist, as well as Safeguarding and Project Technologist. His PhD work on the development and applications of QSAR/QSPR theory was performed at the Theoretical and Applied Research Institute located at La Plata National University (INIFTA). He received a postdoctoral scholarship to work on theoreticalexperimental studies of biflavonoids at IBIMOL (ex PRALIB), Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Buenos Aires (UBA). He is currently a member of the Scientific Researcher Career in the Argentina National Research Council, at INIFTA.




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