Green Chemistry for Environmental Remediation.
By: Sanghi, Rashmi.
Contributor(s): Singh, Vandana.Material type: BookPublisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2012Description: 1 online resource (802 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118287705; 1118287703; 9781118287682; 1118287681; 9781118287729; 111828772X.Subject(s): Green chemistry | Environmental chemistry -- Industrial applications | Environmental protection | Sustainable development | Chemical engineering | Engineering | Natural history | Science | SCIENCE -- Chemistry -- Environmental | SCIENCE -- Chemistry -- Industrial & Technical | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Chemical & Biochemical | Green chemistryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Green Chemistry for Environmental Remediation.DDC classification: 577/.14 | 660 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Green Chemistry for Environmental Remediation; Contents; Foreword; PART 1 Green Chemistry and Societal Sustainability; 1. Environment and the Role of Green Chemistry; 1.1 The Environmental Concern; 1.2 The Role of Chemistry; 1.3 Sustainable Development; 1.4 Era of Green Chemistry; 1.4.1 Twelve Principles of Green Chemistry ; 1.4.2 Objectives of Green Chemistry; 1.4.3 Views of Green Chemistry Experts; 1.4.4 Concepts Related to Green Chemistry: Cause of Confusion; 1.4.5 International Initiatives for Green Chemistry Awareness; 1.5 Concluding Remarks; Acknowledgement; References.
Suggested Reading: Some Books on Green ChemistryUseful Resources for Green Chemistry and their Links; 2. The Greening of the Chemical Industry: Past, Present and Challenges Ahead; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 From Greening Technologies to Greening the Economy; 2.3 A Brief Note on Business Strategy and Corporate Greening; 2.4 The Past: An Account of the Historical Relationship Between the Chemical Industry and the Environment; 2.5 The Present: From Pollution Control to Corporate Environmental Sustainability; 2.6 The Future: Environmentally Sustainable Manufacturing and Eco-innovation.
2.7 Conclusion: Greening or Sustainability in Chemical Manufacturing?References; 3. Designing Sustainable Chemical Synthesis: The Influence of Chemistry on Process Design; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Green Chemistry; 3.3 Green Engineering; 3.4 Sustainability Metrics; 3.5 Designing a Sustainable Process; 3.6 Merck Case Study; 3.7 Conclusion; References; 4. Green Chemical Processing in the Teaching Laboratory: Microwave Extraction of Natural Products; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Microwave versus Conventional Heating; 4.3 Experimental; 4.3.1 Hydrodistillation (HD) Procedure.
4.3.2 Microwave Hydrodiffusion and Gravity Procedure4.3.3 Analysis of Essential Oil; 4.4 Advantages; 4.4.1 Green Production Rapidity; 4.4.2 Green Production Efficiency; 4.4.3 Green Production Courses; 4.4.4 Green Production Messages; 4.4.5 Safety Considerations; 4.5 Conclusion; Acknowledgements; References; 5. Ensuring Sustainability through Microscale Chemistry; 5.1 Introduction to Microscale Chemistry; 5.2 Development of Microscale Chemistry Experiments for Upper Secondary Schools; 5.2.1 Microscale Chemistry Experiments; 5.2.2 Cost-benefit Analysis; 5.3 Teachers' Evaluation; 5.3.1 Workshops.
5.3.2 Focused Group Discussions5.4 Students' Feedback; 5.4.1 Analyses of Open Comments from Students; 5.4.2 Interviews; 5.5 Conclusion; References; 6. Capability Development and Technology Transfer Essential for Economic Transformation; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 The Importance of R & D; 6.2.1 Research and Development Expenditure; 6.3 Knowledge Creation and Technology Transfer; 6.3.1 Development of an RDT Voucher System; 6.3.2 External Engagement; 6.3.3 Organizational RDT Planning; 6.3.4 Structural Changes; 6.4 Technology Transfer Future; 6.5 Applications to Green Chemistry; 6.6 Conclusions.
The book presents an in depth review from eminent industry practitioners and researchers of the emerging green face of multidimensional environmental chemistry. Topics such as green chemistry in industry, green energy: solar photons to fuels, green nanotechnology and sustainability, and green chemistry modeling address a wide array of iusses encouraging the use of economical ecofriendly benign technologies, which not only improve the yield, but also illustrates the concept of zero waste, a subject of interest to both chemists and environmentalists alike.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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