Lange's Handbook of Chemistry, Seventeenth Edition

Author: James Speight

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1259586103

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1104

View: 8253

The Go-To Reference for Chemists for More Than 70 Years – Completely Updated to Include Today’s Essential Topics Lange’s Handbook of Chemistry, Seventeenth Edition is written to provide a reliable one-stop source of factual information for today’s working chemist. Within its pages, you will find an unmatched compilation of facts, data, tabular material, and experimental findings that span every area of chemistry. Included in this fully updated Seventeenth Edition are listings of the properties of more than 4,000 organic and 1,400 inorganic compounds. The Seventeenth Edition is enhanced by the addition of an all-new section on Naturally Occurring Chemicals and Chemical Sources. This timely new content includes descriptions of coal, crude oil, natural gas, tar sand and tar sand bitumen, oil shale, biomass and biofuels, and minerals. Sections include: • Inorganic Chemistry • Organic Chemistry • Naturally Occurring Chemicals and Chemical Sources • Spectroscopy (available online at www.mhprofessional.com/Langes) • General Information and Conversion Tables (available online at www.mhprofessional.com/Langes) If you prefer the convenience of one authoritative resource, rather than a multitude of scattered and diverse references, Lange’s Handbook of Chemistry, Seventeenth Edition belongs on your desk.

Lange's Handbook of Chemistry, 70th Anniversary Edition

Author: James Speight

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071432207

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1608

View: 1097

A standard reference for chemists for 70 years, this new Sixteenth Edition features an enormous compilation of facts, data, tabular material, and experimental findings in every area of chemistry.Included in this massive compendium are listings of the properties of approximately 4,400 organic and 1,400 inorganic compounds. This Sixteenth Edition offers 40% new or extensively revised content and starting with this edition, the author includes equations that allow users to calculate important values such as temperature and pressure. Contents: Organic Compounds * General Information, Conversion Tables, and Mathematics * Inorganic Compounds * Properties of Atom, Radicals, and Bonds * Physical Properties * Thermodynamic Properties * Spectroscopy * Electrolytes, Electromotive Force and Chemicals * Physicochemical Relationships * Polymers, Rubbers,Fats, Oils, and Waxes * Practical Laboratory Information

Handbook of Psychophysiology

Author: John T. Cacioppo,Louis G. Tassinary,Gary G. Berntson

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1316727785

Category: Psychology

Page: N.A

View: 2809

The Handbook of Psychophysiology has been the authoritative resource for more than a quarter of a century. Since the third edition was published a decade ago, the field of psychophysiological science has seen significant advances, both in traditional measures such as electroencephalography, event-related brain potentials, and cardiovascular assessments, and in novel approaches and methods in behavioural epigenetics, neuroimaging, psychoneuroimmunology, psychoneuroendocrinology, neuropsychology, behavioural genetics, connectivity analyses, and non-contact sensors. At the same time, a thoroughgoing interdisciplinary focus has emerged as essential to scientific progress. Emphasizing the need for multiple measures, careful experimental design, and logical inference, the fourth edition of the Handbook provides updated and expanded coverage of approaches, methods, and analyses in the field. With state-of-the-art reviews of research in topical areas such as stress, emotion, development, language, psychopathology, and behavioural medicine, the Handbook remains the essential reference for students and scientists in the behavioural, cognitive, and biological sciences.

Lange's Handbook of Chemistry, 70th Anniversary Edition

Author: James Speight

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071432207

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1000

View: 3085

A standard reference for chemists for 70 years, this new Sixteenth Edition features an enormous compilation of facts, data, tabular material, and experimental findings in every area of chemistry.Included in this massive compendium are listings of the properties of approximately 4,400 organic and 1,400 inorganic compounds. This Sixteenth Edition offers 40% new or extensively revised content and starting with this edition, the author includes equations that allow users to calculate important values such as temperature and pressure. Contents: Organic Compounds * General Information, Conversion Tables, and Mathematics * Inorganic Compounds * Properties of Atom, Radicals, and Bonds * Physical Properties * Thermodynamic Properties * Spectroscopy * Electrolytes, Electromotive Force and Chemicals * Physicochemical Relationships * Polymers, Rubbers,Fats, Oils, and Waxes * Practical Laboratory Information

Complete Wireless Design

Author: Cotter Sayre

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071383735

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 547

View: 3495

Easily design today’s wireless systems and circuits Design an entire radio system from the ground up instead of relying on a simple plug-in selection of circuits to be modified. Avoid an arduous trek through theory and mathematical derivations. Cotter Sayre’s Complete Wireless Design covers wireless hardware design more thoroughly than any other handbook —and does it without burying you in math. This new guide from today’s bestselling wireless author gives you all the skills you need to design wireless systems and circuits. If you want to climb the learning curve with grace, and start designing what you need immediately, this reasonably priced resource is your best choice. It’s certain to be the most-used reference in your wireless arsenal for designing cutting-edge filters, amplifiers, RF switches, oscillators, and more. You get: Simplified calculations for impedance matching, analysis of wireless links, and completing a frequency plan Real-world examples of designing with RFIC’s and MMIC’s Full circuit and electromagnetic software simulations More

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 92nd Edition

Author: William M. Haynes

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439855129

Category: Science

Page: 2656

View: 4062

Mirroring the growth and direction of science for a century, the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, now in its 92nd edition, continues to be the most accessed and respected scientific reference in the world, used by students and Nobel Laureates. Available in its traditional print format, the Handbook is also available as an innovative interactive product on DVD and online. Among a wealth of enhancements, this edition analyzes, updates, and validates molecular formulas and weights, boiling and melting points, densities, and refractive indexes in the Physical Constants of Organic Compounds Table through comparisons with critically evaluated data from the NIST Thermodynamics Research Center. New Tables: Analytical Chemistry Abbreviations Used In Analytical Chemistry Basic Instrumental Techniques of Analytical Chemistry Correlation Table for Ultraviolet Active Functionalities Detection of Outliers in Measurements Polymer Properties Second Virial Coefficients of Polymer Solutions Updated Tables: Properties of the Elements and Inorganic Compounds Update of the Melting, Boiling, Triple, and Critical Points of the Elements Fluid Properties Major update and expansion of Viscosity of Gases table Major update and expansion of Thermal Conductivity of Gases table Major update of Properties of Cryogenic Fluids Major update of Recommended Data for Vapor-Pressure Calibration Expansion of table on the Viscosity of Liquid Metals Update of Permittivity (Dielectric Constant) of Gases table Added new refrigerant R-1234yf to Thermophysical Properties of Selected Fluids at Saturation table Molecular Structure and Spectroscopy Major update of Atomic Radii of the Elements Update of Bond Dissociation Energies Update of Characteristic Bond Lengths in Free Molecules Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Update of Electron Affinities Update of Atomic and Molecular Polarizabilities Nuclear and Particle Physics Major update of the Table of the Isotopes Properties of Solids Major update and expansion of the Electron Inelastic Mean Free Paths table Update of table on Semiconducting Properties of Selected Materials Geophysics, Astronomy, and Acoustics Update of the Global Temperature Trend table to include 2010 data Health and Safety Information Major update of Threshold Limits for Airborne Contaminants The Handbook is also available as an eBook.

Heavy and Extra-heavy Oil Upgrading Technologies

Author: James G. Speight

Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing

ISBN: 0124017479

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 176

View: 3048

Unconventional reservoirs of oil and gas represent a huge additional global source of fossil fuels. However, there is much still to be done to improve techniques for their processing to make recovery and refining of these particular energy sources more cost-effective. Brief but readable, Heavy and Extra-heavy Oil Upgrading Technologies provide readers with a strategy for future production (the up-stream) and upgrading (the down-stream). The book provides the reader with an understandable overview of the chemistry and engineering behind the latest developments and technologies in the industry as well as the various environmental regulations. Clear and rigorous, Heavy and Extra-heavy Oil Upgrading Technologies will prove tool for those scientists and engineers already engaged in fossil fuel science and technology as well as scientists, non-scientists, engineers, and non-engineers who wish to gain a general overview or update of the science and technology of unconventional fossil fuels in general and upgrading technologies in particular. The use of microorganisms and a number of physical methods, such as ultrasound, median microwave, cold plasma, electrokinetic and monocrystalline intermetallics, etc., will be discussed for the first time. Overview of the chemistry, engineering, and technology of oil sands Microorganisms and a number of physical methods such as ultrasound, median microwave, cold plasma, electrokinetic and monocrystalline intermetallics Evolving and new environmental regulations regarding oil sands production processes

Lange CURRENT Obstetrics and Gynecology Flashcards

Author: Ashley Roman

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071796584

Category: Medical

Page: 524

View: 3758

Lange CURRENT Obstetrics and Gynecology Flashcards contain 250 case-based cards cover key topics in obstetrics & gynecology. Provides a complete overview of obstetric and gynecologic essentials Each disorder includes Symptoms, Clinical Findings, Differential Diagnosis, Complications, Treatment, and Prognosis Case vignettes and questions enable you to test your knowledge and pinpoint your weaknesses A fast, carry-anywhere review for residents or recertifying practitioners

The Oxford Handbook of Work and Family

Author: Tammy D. Allen,Lillian Turner de Tormes Eby,Professor of Psychology Lillian T Eby

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199337535

Category: Work and family

Page: 528

View: 1614

The Oxford Handbook of Work and Family examines contemporary work-family issues from a variety of important viewpoints. By thoroughly examining where the field has been and where it is heading, this important volume offers razor-sharp reviews of long-standing topics and fresh ideas to move work-family research and practice in new and necessary directions. In providing comprehensive, interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, and cross-national perspectives, Tammy D. Allen and Lillian T. Eby have assembled a world-class team of scholars and practitioners to offer readers cutting-edge information on this rapidly growing area of scientific inquiry. The Handbook also includes reviews of historically under-studied groups and highlights the important role that technology plays in shaping the work-family interface, the potential contribution of neuroscience to better understanding work-family issues, the ways in which work-family scholarship and practice can be enhanced through theoretical perspectives, and the use of social media to translate important research findings to the public. The Oxford Handbook of Work and Family is a roadmap for moving work-family scholarship forward, while also providing rich descriptive accounts of how major organizations have been able to turn research findings into effective evidence-based policies and practices to help adults better manage both work and family responsibilities.

Handbook of Quantitative Science and Technology Research

The Use of Publication and Patent Statistics in Studies of S&T Systems

Author: Henk F. Moed,Wolfgang Glänzel,Ulrich Schmoch

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781402027550

Category: Computers

Page: 800

View: 3696

This handbook offers a state-of-the-art overview of quantitative science and technology research. It focuses on the development and application of indicators derived from data on scientific or scholarly publications and patents. It comprises 34 chapters written by leading specialists in the various sub-domains. These chapters deal with theoretical and methodological issues, illustrate applications, and highlight their policy context and relevance. Authors present a survey of the research topics they address, and show their most recent achievements. The 34 chapters are arranged into 5 parts: Disciplinary Approaches; General Methodology; The Science System; The Technology System; and The Science–Technology Interface. The Editor’s Introduction provides a further specification of the handbook’s scope and of the main topics addressed in its chapters. This handbook aims at four distinct groups of readers: – practitioners in the field of science and technology studies; – research students in this field; – scientists, scholars and technicians who are interested in a systematic, thorough analysis of their activities; – policy makers and administrators who wish to be informed about the potentialities and limitations of the various approaches and about their results.

Handbook of Print Media

Technologies and Production Methods

Author: Helmut Kipphan

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3540299009

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1207

View: 9120

Printers nowadays are having to learn new technologies if they are to remain competitive. This innovative, practical manual is specifically designed to cater to these training demands. Written by an expert in the field, the Handbook is unique in covering the entire spectrum of modern print media production. Despite its comprehensive treatment, it remains an easy-to-use, single-volume reference, with all the information clearly structured and readily retrievable. The author covers both traditional as well as computer-aided technologies in all stages of production, as well as electronic media and multimedia. He also deals with training, research, strategies and trends, showing readers how to implement the latest methods. With 1,200 pages, containing 1,500 illustrations - over half in colour - the Handbook conveys the current state of technology together with its specific terminology. The accompanying CD-ROM includes the entire manual in fully searchable form, plus additional software tools. Invaluable information for both beginners and "old hands" in printing works, publishing houses, trade associations, the graphics industry, and their suppliers.

Water Quality Assessments

A guide to the use of biota, sediments and water in environmental monitoring, Second Edition

Author: Deborah V Chapman

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0419215905

Category: Science

Page: 648

View: 5606

This guidebook, now thoroughly updated and revised in its second edition, gives comprehensive advice on the designing and setting up of monitoring programmes for the purpose of providing valid data for water quality assessments in all types of freshwater bodies. It is clearly and concisely written in order to provide the essential information for all agencies and individuals responsible for the water quality.

March's Advanced Organic Chemistry

Reactions, Mechanisms, and Structure

Author: Michael B. Smith

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780470462591

Category: Science

Page: 2080

View: 1814

The new, revised and updated 7th edition of March’s Advanced Organic Chemistry clearly explains the theories and examples of organic chemistry, providing the most comprehensive resource about organic chemistry available. Readers are guided on planning and execution of multi-step synthetic reactions, with detailed descriptions of all the reactions. The first five chapters deal with the structure of organic compounds and discuss important organic chemistry bonds, fundamental principles of conformation, and stereochemistry of organic molecules, and reactive intermediates in organic chemistry. Chapters 6 to 9 are concerned with general principles of mechanism in organic chemistry, including acids and bases, photochemistry, sonochemistry and microwave irradiation, and finally the relationship between structure and reactivity. The last 10 chapters cover the nature and the scope of organic reactions and their mechanisms. The 7th edition proves again it is a must-have desktop reference and textbook for every student and professional working in organic chemistry or related fields. Key features of the 7th edition: Every chapter has been updated with the most recent reaction information with references to both the primary and review literature New to the 7th edition: 5,500 references since the last edition, updates / rewrites of the retained sections, and an updated index in Appendix B Contains more than 1650 reactions and 20,000 valuable references to the primary literature Includes appendices on the literature of organic chemistry and the classification of reactions according to the compounds synthesized Guides the reader on planning and execution of multi-step synthetic reactions, with detailed descriptions of all the reactions. Reviews of the previous edition: "...a favorite general organic chemistry text and an easy-to-use one-volume reference. We are confident that this book will remain a dominant reference and that it will reside on many chemists' personal bookshelves." –Journal of Medicinal Chemistry "Who can hope to be seriously accepted as a member of the organic chemistry community without being in possession of at least one edition of 'March'?" –Chemistry and Industry

Handbook of Wood Chemistry and Wood Composites, Second Edition

Author: Roger M. Rowell

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439853800

Category: Science

Page: 703

View: 3010

Wood has played a major role throughout human history. Strong and versatile, the earliest humans used wood to make shelters, cook food, construct tools, build boats, and make weapons. Recently, scientists, politicians, and economists have renewed their interest in wood because of its unique properties, aesthetics, availability, abundance, and perhaps most important of all, its renewability. However, wood will not reach its highest use potential until we fully describe it, understand the mechanisms that control its performance properties, and, finally, are able to manipulate those properties to give us the desired performance we seek. The Handbook of Wood Chemistry and Wood Composites analyzes the chemical composition and physical properties of wood cellulose and its response to natural processes of degradation. It describes safe and effective chemical modifications to strengthen wood against biological, chemical, and mechanical degradation without using toxic, leachable, or corrosive chemicals. Expert researchers provide insightful analyses of the types of chemical modifications applied to polymer cell walls in wood. They emphasize the mechanisms of reaction involved and resulting changes in performance properties including modifications that increase water repellency, fire retardancy, and resistance to ultraviolet light, heat, moisture, mold, and other biological organisms. The text also explores modifications that increase mechanical strength, such as lumen fill, monomer polymer penetration, and plasticization. The Handbook of Wood Chemistry and Wood Composites concludes with the latest applications, such as adhesives, geotextiles, and sorbents, and future trends in the use of wood-based composites in terms of sustainable agriculture, biodegradability and recycling, and economics. Incorporating decades of teaching experience, the editor of this handbook is well-attuned to educational demands as well as industry standards and research trends.

The Harriet Lane handbook

a manual for pediatric house officers

Author: Peter C. Rowe,Johns Hopkins Hospital. Children's Medical and Surgical Center

Publisher: Mosby Inc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 375

View: 4980

The Palgrave Handbook of Textbook Studies

Author: Eckhardt Fuchs,Annekatrin Bock

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137531428

Category: Education

Page: 432

View: 7653

This volume examines the present status and future trends of textbook studies. Cutting-edge essays by leading experts and emerging scholars explore the field’s theories, methodologies, and topics with the goal of generating debate and providing new perspectives. The Georg Eckert Institute’s unique transdisciplinary focus on international textbook research has shaped this handbook, which explores the history of the discipline, the production processes and contexts that influence textbooks, the concepts they incorporate, how this medium itself is received and future trends. The book maps and discusses approaches based in cultural studies as well as in the social and educational sciences in addition to contemporary methodologies used in the field. The book aims to become the central interdisciplinary reference for textbook researchers, students, and educational practitioners.

The Mineral Nutrition of Livestock

Author: Eric John Underwood

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 0851991289

Category: Nature

Page: 614

View: 8736

This edition is a thorough revision of the previous. There are 3 chapters on general principles, natural sources of minerals, and detection and correction of mineral imbalances in animals. Individual chapters are given to Ca, P, Mg, Na and Cl, K, S, Co, Cu, I, Fe, Mn, Se, and Zn. Three final chapters cover occasionally beneficial elements (B, Cr, Li, Mo, Ni, Si, Sn, V), essentially toxic elements (Al, As, Cd, F, Pb, Hg), and design of supplementation trials for assessing mineral deprivation.

Perry's Chemical Engineers' Handbook

Author: Robert H. Perry,Don W. Green

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media

ISBN: 9780071346382

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: N.A

View: 4044

Perry's is the most authoritative, comprehensive and best selling book in chemical engineering. In order to make it portable, easily searchable and to add some interactive features to it we have decided to develop an electronic version of this classic work. The electronic product will maintain the integrity of the handbook so that print user will feel completely comfortable with electronic. This means that the extensive table of contents and index will have a hyperlink to the appropriate section of the book. The electronic product will have complete boolean search capability. The user will also be able to print out page or pages of the book they desire. Another important feature of the electronic version of Perry's is there will be active tables, graph and charts that the user can manipulate. This product will run on both IBM Compatibles and MacIntosh computers.

Handbook of Essential Oils

Science, Technology, and Applications, Second Edition

Author: K. Husnu Can Baser,Gerhard Buchbauer

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466590475

Category: Science

Page: 1112

View: 3572

The second edition of Handbook of Essential Oils: Science, Technology, and Applications provides a much-needed compilation of information related to the development, use, and marketing of essential oils. It focuses particularly on the chemistry, pharmacology, and biological activities of essential oils, with contributions from a worldwide group of expert authorities on their historical, biological, regulatory, and biotransformation aspects. Features in the Second Edition: New chapters on the natural variability of components that often occurs in essential oils and on the natural processes that cause adulteration of essential oils Revisions, updates, and expansions of previous chapters Splits a previous chapter on biological activities of essential oils into two separate chapters on biological activities and antioxidative properties The book covers a wide range of areas applicable to essential oils research, including sources, production, analysis, storage, transport, chemistry, aromatherapy, pharmacology, toxicology, metabolism, technology, biotransformation, application, utilization, and trade. It includes discussions of biological activity testing, results of antimicrobial and antioxidant tests, and penetration-enhancing activities useful in drug delivery. A continuation of its preceding edition that features enhanced and expanded information, the second edition of Handbook of Essential Oils provides you with a broad and authoritative knowledge base in the study and use of essential oils.