Chemistry roundup

November 4, 2010

Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics for Engineers

Authors: S. Kjelstrup, D. Bedeaux, E. Johannessen and J. Gross

Edition: First

Publisher: World Scientific Press

Pages: 2

Price: £42.00

ISBN 9789814322157

The authors describe non-equilibrium thermodynamics and examine how it benefits engineering fields. Clarifying how to describe proper equations of transport, they also look at how these sums can be utilised to understand the waste of energy resources in central unit processes used in the industry.

Physical Chemistry in Depth

Author: Johannes Karl Fink

Edition: First

Publisher: Springer

Pages: 588

Price: £69.99

ISBN 9783642010132

Designed as a complement to standard textbooks on physical chemistry, this guide covers common topics including thermodynamics, kinetics and structure of matter. It also includes further coverage on topics including general scaling laws, the graph-like structure of matter and cross connections between the individual disciplines of physical chemistry.

Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry, International Edition

Author: John E. McMurry

Edition: Seventh

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Pages: 672

Price: £42.99

ISBN 9781439049730

The seventh edition of McMurry's text incorporates new content to demonstrate to readers the relevance of the subject in everyday life. Featuring redrawn chemical structures and artwork, the text also includes a greater emphasis on biologically related chemistry to help readers comprehend the reactions occurring within living organisms.

Basic Elements of Crystallography

Authors: Nevill Gonzalez Szwacki and Teresa Szwacka

Edition: First

Publisher: Pan Stanford

Pages: 200

Price: £60.95

ISBN 9789814241595

Intended as an introduction to the field of crystallography, this text features extensive coverage of topics including the 14 Bravais lattices and their reciprocals, basic concepts of point group symmetry, and the crystal structure of elements and binary compounds. Its chapters are accompanied by exercises designed to encourage readers to explore the crystal structures being discussed.

Selected Problems in Physical Chemistry: Strategies and Interpretations

Author: Predrag-Peter Ilich

Edition: First

Publisher: Springer

Pages: 210

Price: £35.99

ISBN 9783642043260

This collection features 50 original problems, each accompanied by detailed step-by-step solutions that are segmented into the areas of strategy, assumptions, approximations, numerical calculation and interpretation. The author also provides informal notes for more problematic concepts.

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