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  • Umamiby Ole G. Mouritsen; Klavs Styrbæk; Mariela Johansen; Jonas Drotner Mouritsen

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 33.99

    In the West, we have identified only four basic tastes—sour, sweet, salty, and bitter—that, through skillful combination and technique, create delicious foods. Yet in many parts of East Asia over the past century, an additional flavor has entered the culinary lexicon: umami, a fifth taste impression that is savory, complex, and wholly distinct. Combining... more...

  • Water at Interfacesby Jordi Fraxedas

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    Water, with its simple molecular structure, reveals a complex nature upon interaction with other molecules and surfaces. Water at Interfaces: A Molecular Approach provides a broad, multidisciplinary introduction to water at interfaces, focusing on its molecular characteristics. The book considers interfaces at different length scales from single... more...

  • Quantum-Chemical Calculation of Unique Molecular Systems, Two-Volume Setby Vladimir A. Babkin; Gennady Efremovich Zaikov; A. K. Haghi

    Apple Academic Press 2014; US$ 249.95

    The major goals of quantum chemistry include increasing the accuracy of the results for small molecular systems and increasing the size of large molecules that can be processed, which is limited by scaling considerations?the computation time increases as a power of the number of atoms. This book offers scope for academics, researchers, and engineering... more...

  • Surfactant Science and Technologyby Laurence S. Romsted

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 199.95

    Surfactant research explores the forces responsible for surfactant assembly and the critical industrial, medical, and personal applications, including viscosity control, microelectronics, drug stabilization, drug delivery, cosmetics, enhanced oil recovery, and foods. Surfactant Science and Technology: Retrospects and Prospects , " a Festschrift... more...

  • Oil Spill Remediationby Ponisseril Somasundaran; Partha Patra; Raymond S. Farinato; Kyriakos Papadopoulos

    Wiley 2014; US$ 149.95

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of oil spill remediation from the perspectives of policy makers, scientists, and engineers, generally focusing on colloid chemistry phenomena and solutions involved in oil spills and their cleanup. • First book to address oil spill remediation from the perspective of physicochemical and colloidal... more...

  • Functionalization of Grapheneby Vasilios Georgakilas

    Wiley 2014; US$ 129.95

    All set to become the standard reference on the topic, this book covers the most important procedures for chemical functionalization, making it an indispensable resource for all chemists, physicists, materials scientists and engineers entering or already working in the field. Expert authors share their knowledge on a wide range of different functional... more...

  • An Introduction to Surfactantsby Tharwat F. Tadros

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 980.00

    Surfactants are surface active agents, molecules that have a significant role in emulsions, suspensions, and foams. They find widespread application in personal care, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and the food industry.Their classification, physical properties, phase behavior, their effects and applications are covered in this book. more...

  • The Organometallic Chemistry of the Transition Metalsby Robert H. Crabtree

    Wiley 2014; US$ 99.95

    Fully updated and expanded to reflect recent advances, the sixth edition of this bestselling text provides students and professional chemists with a comprehensive introduction to the principles and general properties of organometallic compounds, as well as including practical information on reaction mechanisms and detailed descriptions of contemporary... more...

  • Rotating Electrode Methods and Oxygen Reduction Electrocatalystsby Wei Xing; Geping Yin; Jiujun Zhang

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 185.00

    This book provides the latest information and methodologies of rotating disk electrode and rotating ring-disk electrode (RDE/RRDE) and oxygen reduction reaction (ORR). It is an ideal reference for undergraduate and graduate students, scientists, and engineers who work in the areas of energy, electrochemistry science and technology, fuel cells, and... more...

  • Physical Chemistry of Macromoleculesby Chin Han Chan; Chin Hua Chia; Sabu Thomas

    Apple Academic Press 2014; US$ 179.95

    Knowledge of thermodynamics is a necessary tool for describing and understanding the physical behavior of new polymers and polymer blends, for instance, compatibility of components, rheological properties, morphological features, and mechanical properties. This book summarizes in a fairly comprehensive manner the recent technical research accomplishments... more...