Chemical Engineering

Innovations in Physical Chemistry: Monograph Series

Methodologies and Applications for Analytical and Physical Chemistry
Editors: A. K. Haghi, PhD
Sabu Thomas, PhD
Sukanchan Palit, MChE
Priyanka Main, MTech

Methodologies and Applications for Analytical and Physical Chemistry

In production
Pub Date: Aug, 2017
Hardback Price: $159.95 US
Hard ISBN: 9781771886215
E-Book ISBN: 9781315159539
Pages: Approx 370p w/Index
Binding Type: hardback
Series: Innovations in Physical Chemistry: Monograph Series
Notes: 29 color and 87 b/w illustrations

This new volume, Methodologies and Applications for Analytical and Physical Chemistry, presents an up-to-date review of modern materials and physical chemistry concepts, issues, and recent advances in analytical and physical chemistry. Distinguished scientists and engineers from key institutions worldwide have contributed chapters that provide a deep analysis of their particular subjects. The chapters discuss the composition and properties of complex materials as well as mixtures, processes, and the need for new and improved analytical technology to better understand physical chemistry concepts and processes.

The chapter authors provide numerous examples and practical applications drawn from research and development chemistry, providing a greater understanding of problems than purely intuitive methods. They emphasize the intersection of chemistry, math, physics, and the resulting applications across many disciplines of science, and explore applied physical chemistry principles in specific areas.

The premise of this work is to offer both a comprehensive understanding of applied science and engineering as a whole as well as provide thorough knowledge on individual subjects. This approach appropriately conveys the basic fundamentals, state-of-the-art technology, and applications of the involved disciplines, and further encourages scientific collaboration among researchers.

Experts in each of the areas covered have reviewed the state of the art, thus creating a book that will be useful to readers at all levels in academia, industry, and research.

CONTENTS:
Preface

PART I: NANOSCIENCE
1. Nanoscience: From a Two-Dimensional to a Three-Dimensional Periodic Table of the Elements
Francisco Torrens and Gloria Castellano

2. Nanominiaturization, Classical/Quantum Computers/Simulators, Superconductivity and Universe
Francisco Torrens and Gloria Castellano

3. Computational Investigation of Au Doped Ag Nanoalloy Clusters: A DFT Study
Prabhat Ranjan, Tanmoy Chakraborty, and Ajay Kumar

4. Improved Performance of Proton-Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells (PEMFCs) Using Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes (MWCNTs) as the Catalyst Support
Vidya Raj and P. Manoj Kumar

5. An Experimental Investigation on the Effect of Multi Walled Carbon Nanotubes on the Epoxy/Amine Reaction
Sajeev Martin George, Sabu Thomas, Ajith James Jose, and Jyotishkumar Parameswaranpillai

6. Green Synthesis and Characterization of Silver Nanoparticles
P. S. Vindhya and D. Sajan

PART II: ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY AND PROCESS
7. Environmental Chemistry, Industrial Wastewater Treatment and Environmental Sustainability: A Vision for the Future
Sukanchan Palit

8. Heavy Metal and Arsenic Remediation Technologies for Contaminated Groundwater: A Scientific Perspective and a Vision for the Future
Sukanchan Palit

9. Influence of Soil Washing on Iron Mobilization and Other Metals/Metalloids and Their Impacts on Biodegradability Enhancement During an Aqueous Advanced Electrochemical Treatment
Emmanuel Mousset, Nihal Oturan, and Mehmet A. Oturan

PART III: PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY FROM A DIFFERENT ANGLE
10. An Experimental Study on Drilling of Glass Fabric Reinforced Epoxy Composites Filled with Micro Fillers
G. Ravichandran, K. Raju, Y. S. Varadarajan, and B. Suresha

11. Luminescence Properties of Eu Activated BiYInNbO7 as a Potential Phosphor for WLEDs
G. Jyothi, L. Sandhya Kumari, and K. G. Gopchandran

12. The Generation, Detection by Nonlinear Crystals and Photoconductive Antennas for the Designing of Spectrophotometer and Its Application in Explosive Detection
M. Venkatesh and A. K. Chaudhary

13. Water Vapor Permeability, Mechanical, Optical and Sensorial Properties of Plasticized Guar Gum Edible Films
Xochitl Ruelas Chacon, Juan Carlos Contreras Esquivel, Julio Montañez, Antonio Francisco Aguilera Carbo, Maria De La Luz Reyes Vega, Rene Dario Peralta Rodriguez, and Gabriela Sanchez Brambila

14. Photoelectrocatalytic Degradation of Methylene Blue and Inactivation of Escherichia coli by Spray-Deposited Au:Zno Thin Films
R. T. Sapkal

15. Flame Spraying of Polymers: Distinctive Features of the Equipment and Coating Applications
Yury Korobov and Marat Belotserkovskiy

16. Influence of V Doping on Physicochemical Properties of Mesoporous Titania with Potential Application in Solar Photocatalysis
Ranjith G. Naira, Abinash Das, Karim Bouchmella, and Bruno Boury

PART IV: SPECIAL TOPICS
17. Research of Hydrodynamic Parametres of a Turbulent Flow in the Inertia Apparatuses with Active Hydrodynamics
R. R. Usmanova and G. E. Zaikov

18. Probing Terpenoids: TMAP and TMPMP from Acorus calamus for Its Possible Antifungal Mechanism
M. Sharanya

19. Support Vector Machine (SVM) as a Classifier for Feature Based Classification: A Technical Note
Surendra Kumar

20. Optimization of Cost Equity of Hybrid Renewable Energy System
R. Nivedita, Sarat Kumar Sahoo, Udit Mishra, and Indrayudh Ganguly

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, 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).

Sabu Thomas, PhD
Director, International and Inter University Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, India

Sabu Thomas, PhD, is a Professor of Polymer Science and Engineering at the School of Chemical Sciences and Director of the International and Inter University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India. The research activities of Professor Thomas include surfaces and interfaces in multiphase polymer blend and composite systems; phase separation in polymer blends; compatibilization of immiscible polymer blends; thermoplastic elastomers; phase transitions in polymers; nanostructured polymer blends; macro-, micro- and nanocomposites; polymer rheology; recycling; reactive extrusion; processing–morphology–property relationships in multiphase polymer systems; double networking of elastomers; natural fibers and green composites; rubber vulcanization; interpenetrating polymer networks; diffusion and transport; and polymer scaffolds for tissue engineering. He has supervised 68 PhD theses, 40 MPhil theses, and 45 Masters thesis. He has three patents to his credit. He also received the coveted Sukumar Maithy Award for the best polymer researcher in the country for the year 2008. Very recently, Professor Thomas received the MRSI and CRSI medals for his excellent work. With over 600 publications to his credit and over 23683 citations, with an h-index of 75, Dr. Thomas has been ranked fifth in India as one of the most productive scientists.

Sukanchan Palit, MChE
Assistant Professor, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, India

Sukanchan Palit, MChE, is a chemical engineer by training and profession. He has 23 years of experience in industry, teaching, and research. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, India. His research areas are environmental engineering, advanced oxidation processes, ozonation, multi-objective optimization, genetic algorithm, and other branches of chemical engineering. He has done research at The Queen’s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, and has taught at Salalah College of Technology, Salalah, Oman. He has 41 journal papers including five chapters in internationally renowned journals. He did his BChE in chemical engineering and MChE in chemical engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India.

Priyanka Main, MTech
M. G. University, Kottayam, India

Priyanka Main, MTech, is a postgraduate in polymer science and technology from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India. She has done projects at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Trivandrum, India, and at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. She has undergone training in the Rubber Research Institute of India, Kottayam, and also Primus Gloves of the Cochin Special Economic Zone, Cochin, India. Currently she has joined M. G. University, under the guidance of Prof. Sabu Thomas as Project Associate. Ms. Main graduated from Cochin University of Science and Technology, (CUSAT), Kerala, in polymer science and engineering.




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