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Chemical & Biochemical

  • Rethinking Bhopalby Kenneth Bloch

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 99.95

    Rethinking Bhopal: A Definitive Guide to Investigating, Preventing, and Learning from Industrial Disasters is the go-to source for anyone seeking to learn how to improve process safety management (PSM) through applying fundamental asset reliability and incident investigation concepts. The seeds that unified PSM on a global scale were planted... more...

  • The Geneby Siddhartha Mukherjee

    Random House 2016; US$ 36.65

    THE NEW YORK TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER ?Dramatic and precise? [A] thrilling and comprehensive account of what seems certain to be the most radical, controversial and, to borrow from the subtitle, intimate science of our time? He is a natural storyteller? A page-turner? Read this book and steel yourself for what comes next? Bryan Appleyard,... more...

  • Cycloadditions in Bioorthogonal Chemistryby Milan Vrabel; Thomas Carell

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 259.00

    The series Topics in Current Chemistry Collections presents critical reviews from the journal Topics in Current Chemistry organized in topical volumes. The scope of coverage is all areas of chemical science including the interfaces with related disciplines such as biology, medicine and materials science. The goal of each thematic volume is to give... more...

  • Space Technologyby Thomas F. Mütsch; Matthias B. Kowalski

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 98.00

    This compact work helps the reader understand and develop the theory and technology used in space exploration. After introducing the basic principles it discusses challenges regarding Energy Sources, Energy Storage and covers in detail Fuel Cells and Rocket Propulsions. The milestones of manned and unmanned mission are presented by fascinating... more...

  • Protein Engineeringby Saran A. Narang

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Protein Engineering: Approaches to the Manipulation of Protein Folding outlines the complexity of the protein-folding problem and the potential of using genetic tools which, in combination with physical techniques, are expected to shed new light. The book begins with an overview of the basic concepts of protein folding, along with prediction methods... more...

  • Engineering Risk Managementby Thierry Meyer; Genserik Reniers

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 98.00

    This revised 2nd edition of Engineering Risk Management presents engineering aspects of risk management. After an introduction to potential risks the authors presents management principles, risk diagnostics, analysis and treatments followed by examples of practical implementation in chemistry, physics and emerging technologies such as nanoparticles.... more...

  • Using Mass Spectrometry for Biochemical Studies on Enzymatic Domains from Polyketide Synthasesby Matthew Jenner

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This thesis reports studies on the substrate specificity of crucial ketosynthase (KS) domains from trans-AT Polyketide Synthases (PKSs). Using a combination of electrospray ionisation-mass spectrometry (ESI-MS) and simple N-acetyl cysteamine (SNAC) substrate mimics, the specificity of a range of KS domains from the bacillaene and psymberin PKSs have... more...

  • Particle Technology and Engineeringby Jonathan P.K. Seville; Chuan-Yu Wu

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 120.00

    Particle Technology and Engineering presents the basic knowledge and fundamental concepts that are needed by engineers dealing with particles and powders. The book provides a comprehensive reference and introduction to the topic, ranging from single particle characterization to bulk powder properties, from particle-particle interaction to particle-fluid... more...

  • Focus on Bio-Image Informaticsby Winnok H. De Vos; Sebastian Munck; Jean-Pierre Timmermans

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 189.00

    Meticulous observation and faithful documentation of small-scale biological phenomena have laid the foundation for modern cell and developmental biology. Invaluable information has been garnered on the morphological rearrangements that accompany crucial decision points such as cell division, differentiation and embryonic development. Even today, interpretation... more...

  • Handbook of Biofuels Productionby Rafael Luque; Carol Sze Ki Lin; Karen Wilson; James Clark

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 330.00

    Handbook of Biofuels Production, Second Edition, discusses advanced chemical, biochemical, and thermochemical biofuels production routes that are fast being developed to address the global increase in energy usage. Research and development in this field is aimed at improving the quality and environmental impact of biofuels production, as well... more...