Chemical Engineering

Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Volume 4
Experimental Techniques and Methodical Developments

Editors: A. K. Haghi, PhD
Lionello Pogliani, PhD
Eduardo A. Castro, PhD
Devrim Balköse, PhD
Omari V. Mukbaniani, PhD
Chin Hua Chia, PhD

Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Volume 4

Published. Available now.
Pub Date: January 2018
Hardback Price: $159.95 US | £124.00
Hard ISBN: 9781771885874
E-Book ISBN: 9781315207636
Pages: 418 pp w/Index
Binding Type: hardback
Series: Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
Volume: 4
Notes: 26 color and 99 b/w illustrations

Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Volume 4: Experimental Techniques and Methodical Developments provides a detailed yet easy-to-follow treatment of various techniques useful for characterizing the structure and properties of engineering materials. This timely volume provides an overview of new methods and presents experimental research in applied chemistry using modern approaches. Each chapter describes the principle of the respective method as well as the detailed procedures of experiments with examples of actual applications and then goes on to demonstrate the advantage and disadvantages of each physical technique. Thus, readers will be able to apply the concepts as described in the book to their own experiments.

The book is broken into several subsections:

  • Polymer Chemistry and Technology
  • Computational Approaches
  • Clinical Chemistry and Bioinformatics
  • Special Topics
This volume presents research and reviews and information on implementing and sustaining interdisciplinary studies in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Key features:
  • highlights some important areas of current interest in applied chemistry and chemical engineering
  • provides an up-to-date and thorough exposition of the present state of the art of applied chemistry and chemical engineering
  • describes the types of techniques now available to engineers and technicians, and discusses their capabilities, limitations and applications
  • provides a balance between materials science and chemical aspects, basic and applied research, and high technology and high volume (low cost) composite development.
  • explains modification methods for changing of different materials properties
  • presents and reviews the necessary theoretical and background details
  • provides a detailed description of the experiment to be conducted and how the data could be tabulated and interpreted

1. Synthesis of Unsaturated Biodegradable Poly(Ester Amide) S and Study of Their Thermal and Mechanical Properties
E. Chkhaidze and D. Kharadze

2. Experimental Design and Properties of PVC Foams: Azodicarbon Amide and Zinc Oxide
Filiz Ozmıhçı Omürlu and Devrim Balkose

3. Thermal and Tribochemical Processes in Polyphenyleneoxide in the Process of Friction
M. B. Gurgenishvili, G. Sh. Papava, R. G. Liparteliani, Sh. R. Papava, Z. N. Chubinishvili. N. Z. Khotenashvili, and Z. Sh. Tabukashvili

4. Compatibility and Thermal Properties of Poly(Ethylene Oxide) and Natural Rubber-Graft-Poly(Methyl Methacrylate) Blends
N. F. A. Zainal, C. H. Chan, and A. M. M. Ali

5. Thermal Properties and Intermolecular Interaction of Binary Polymer Blends of Poly(Ethylene Oxide) and Poly(N-Butyl Methacrylate)
H. Ramli, C. H. Chan, and A. M. M. Ali

6. Cross-Linking of Epoxy-Isocyanate Mixtures in the Presence of Hydroxyl-Acrylic Oligomer
Ostap Ivashkiv, Bogdana Bashta, Olena Shyshchak, Jozef Haponiuk, and Michael Bratychak

7. The Superposing Significant Interaction Rules (SSIR) Method
Emili Besalu, Lionello Pogliani, and Jesus Vicente de Julian-Ortiz

8. The Vision of Application of Multiobjective Optimization and Genetic Algorithm in Modeling and Simulation of the Riser Reactor of a Fluidised Catalytic Cracking Unit – A Critical Review
Sukanchan Palit

9. A Theoretical Study of Bimetallic CuAun (N=1-7) Nanoalloy Clusters Invoking Conceptual DFT Based Descriptors
Prabhat Ranjan, Tanmoy Chakraborty, and Ajay Kumar

10. Biochemistry Apps as Enabler of Compound and DNA Computasional: Next Generation Computing Technology
Heru Susanto

11. Adsorbents for DNA Separations
Senem Yetgin and Devrim Balköse

12. Adsorption of DNA on Silica, Alumina and Hydroxylapatite
Senem Yetgin and Devrim Balköse

13. Thermal Behavior of Sodium Salt of Calf Thymus DNA
Aysun Topaloğlu, Guler Narin, and Devrim Balkose

14. Environmental Engineering, Membrane Technology and Novel Separation Processes: A Broad Scientific Perspective and a Critical Overview
Sukanchan Palit

15. A Comparative Study on Electro-Centrifuge Spinning and Electrospinning Process as Two Different Nanofiber Creation Techniques
S. Rafiei

16. Results of Testing of Helio-Drying Apparatus with Polycarbonate Covering
K. T. Archvadze, T. I. Megrelidze, L. V. Tabatadze, and I. R. Chachava

17. Dependence of Morphology on Optical and Electrical Properties of Metal Oxide Nanostructures
Paulose Thomas and Ajith James Jose

18. Mechanism of Ni(Fe)ARD Action in Methionine Salvage Pathway, in Biosynthesis of Ethylene, and Role of Tyr-Fragment as Regulatory Factor
Ludmila I. Matienko, Larisa A. Mosolova, Vladimir I. Binyukov, Elena M. Mil, and Gennady E. Zaikov


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, 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. He 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 Franche-Comté (France).

Lionello Pogliani, PhD
University of Valencia-Burjassot, 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.

Eduardo A. Castro, PhD
Superior Researcher, Argentina National Research Council

Eduardo A. Castro, PhD, is full professor in theoretical chemistry at the Universidad Nacional de La Plata and a career investigator with the Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnicas, both based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is the author of nearly 1000 academic papers in theoretical chemistry and other topics, and he has published several books. He serves on the editorial advisory boards of several chemistry journals and is often an invited speaker at international conferences in South America and elsewhere.

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, PhD
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 to 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 comb-type 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.

Chin Hua Chia, PhD
Associate Professor, Materials Science Programme, School of Applied Physics, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia

Chin Hua Chia, PhD, is an Associate Professor at the School of Applied Physics, Faculty of Science and Technology at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (National University of Malaysia), Malaysia. A recipient of the Young Scientist Award from the National University of Malaysia and the Malaysian Solid State Science and Technology (MASS) in 2012 and 2014, respectively, he is a member of several professional organizations and has published several book chapters and more than 100 articles in professional journals as well as has presented at many professional meetings. His core research interests include polymer, nanocomposites, chemistry of lignocellulosic materials, and magnetic nanomaterials.

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