Chemical Engineering

Physical Chemistry Research for Engineering and Applied Sciences, Volume 1
Principles and Technological Implications

Editors: Eli M. Pearce, PhD
Bob A. Howell, PhD
Richard A. Pethrick, PhD, DSc
Gennady E. Zaikov, DSc

Physical Chemistry Research for Engineering and Applied Sciences, Volume 1

Published. Available now.
Pub Date: February 2015
Hardback Price: $169.95 US
Hard ISBN: 9781771880534
Pages: 400 pages
Binding Type: hardbound

The aim of this important book is to provide both a rigorous view and a more practical, understandable view of industrial chemistry and biochemical physics. This book is geared toward readers with both direct and lateral interest in the discipline. This volume is structured into different parts devoted to industrial chemistry and biochemical physics and their applications. Every section of the book has been expanded, where relevant, to take account of significant new discoveries and realizations of the importance of key concepts. Furthermore, emphases are placed on the underlying fundamentals and on acquisition of a broad and comprehensive grasp of the field as a whole.

With contributions from experts from both the industry and academia, this book presents the latest developments in the identified areas. This book incorporates appropriate case studies, explanatory notes, and schematics for more clarity and better understanding.

This new book:

  • highlights some important areas of current interest in biochemical physics and chemical processes.
  • focuses on topics with more advanced methods
  • emphasizes precise mathematical development and actual experimental details
  • analyzes theories to formulate and prove the physicochemical principles
  • provides an up-to-date and thorough exposition of the present state of the art of complex materials

Topics include:
  • photoelectrochemical properties of films of extra-coordinated tetrapyrrole compounds and their relationship with the quantum chemical parameters of the molecules
  • bio-structural energy criteria of functional states in normal and pathological conditions
  • the ozone resistance of covulcanizates butadiene–nitrile rubbers with chlorinated ethylene–propylene–diene elastomers
  • ways of regulation of release of medicinal substances from chitosan films
  • environmental durability of powder polyester paint coatings
  • ozone decomposition
  • design and synthesis of its derivative with enhanced potential to scavenge hypochlorite radical scavenging capacity of n-(2-mercapto-2-methylpropionyl)-L-cysteine
  • bacterial poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) as a biodegradable polymer for biomedicine
  • designing, analysis, and industrial use of the dynamic spray scrubber
  • magnetic properties of organic paramagnet
  • the effect of antioxidant drug mexidol on bioenergetic processes and nitric oxide formation in the animal tissues
  • much more

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Chapter 1. Bacterial Poly(3-Hydroxybutyrate) as a Biodegradable Polymer for Biomedicine

A. L. Iordanskii, G. A. Bonartseva, T. A. Makhina, E. D. Sklyanchuk, and G. E. Zaikov

Chapter 2. The Effect of Antioxidant Drug Mexidol on Bioenergetic Processes and Nitric Oxide Formation in the Animal Tissues

Z. V. Kuropteva, O. L. Belaya, L. M. Baider, and T. N. Bogatyrenko

Chapter 3. Calcium Soap Lubricants

Alazizer, Tugce Nefise Kahyaoglu, and Devrim Balköse

Chapter 4. Radical Scavenging Capacity of N-(2-Mercapto-2-Methylpropionyl)-L-Cysteine: Design and Synthesis of Its Derivative with Enhanced Potential to Scavenge Hypochlorite

Mária Baňasová, Lukáš Kerner, Ivo Juránek, Martin Putala, Katarína Valachová, and Ladislav Šoltés

Chapter 5. Magnetic Properties of Organic Paramagnets

M. D. Goldfein, E. G. Rozantsev, and N. V. Kozhevnikov

Chapter 6. Photoelectrochemical Properties of the Films of Extra-Coordinated Tetrapyrrole Compounds and Their Relationship with the Quantum Chemical Parameters of the Molecules

V. A. Ilatovsky, G. V. Sinko, G. A. Ptitsyn, and G. G. Komissarov

Chapter 7. Bio-Structural Energy Criteria of Functional States in Normal and Pathological Conditions

G. А. Korablev and G. E. Zaikov

Chapter 8. The Temporal Dependence of Adhesion Joining Strength: The Diffusive Model

Kh. Sh. Yakh’yaeva, G. V. Kozlov, G. M. Magomedov, R. A. Pethrick, and G. E. Zaikov

Chapter 9. Ways of Regulation of Release of Medicinal Substances from the Chitosan Films

E. I. Kulish, A. S. Shurshina, and Eli M. Pearce

Chapter 10. A Research Note on Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Chitosan in Acetic Acid Solution in the Presence of Amikacin Sulfate

E. I. Kulish, I. F. Tuktarova, V. V. Chernova, M. I. Artsis, and R. A. Pethrick

Chapter 11. The Structure of the Interfacial Layer and Ozone-Protective Action of Ethylene–Propylene–Diene Elastomers in Covulcanizates with Butadiene–Nitrile Rubbers

N. M. Livanova, A. A. Popov, V. A. Shershnev, M. I. Artsis, and G. E. Zaikov

Chapter 12. A Research Note on Influence of Polysulfonamide Membranes on the Productivity of Ultrafiltration Processes

E. M. Kuvardina, F. F. Niyazi, B. A. Howell, G. E. Zaikov, and N. V. Kuvardin

Chapter 13. A Research Note on Environmental Durability of Powder Polyester Paint Coatings

Т. N. Kukhta, N. R. Prokopchuk, and B. A. Howell

Chapter 14. A Research Note on Elastomeric Compositions Based on Butadiene-Nitrile Rubber Containing Polytetrafluorethylene Pyrolysis Products

N. R. Prokopchuk, V. D. Polonik , Zh. S. Shashok, and E. M. Pearce

Chapter 15. Spectral-Fluorescent Study of the Effect of Complexation with Аnionic Polyelectrolytes on Cis-Trans Equilibrium of Oxacarbocyanine Dyes

P. G. Pronkin and A. S. Tatikolov

Chapter 16. Ozone Decomposition

T. Batakliev, V. Georgiev, M. Anachkov, S. Rakovsky, and G. E. Zaikov

Chapter 17. A Technical Note on Designing, Analysis and Industrial Use of the Dynamic Spray Scrubber

R. R. Usmanova, M. I. Artsis, and G. E. Zaikov

Chapter 18. Engineered Nanoporous Materials: A Comprehensive Review

Arezoo Afzali and Shima Maghsoodlou


About the Authors / Editors:
Editors: Eli M. Pearce, PhD
Former President, American Chemical Society; Former Dean, Faculty of Science and Art, Polytechnic Institute of New York University, New York, USA

Dr. Eli M. Pearce was President of American Chemical Society. He served as Dean of the Faculty of Science and Art at Polytechnic Institute of New York University, as well as a professor of chemistry and chemical engineering. He was Director of the Polymer Research Institute, also in Brooklyn. At present, he consults for the Polymer Research Institute. A prolific author and researcher, he edited the Journal of Polymer Science (Chemistry Edition) for 25 years and was an active member of many professional organizations.

Bob A. Howell, PhD
Professor, Department of Chemistry, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, USA

Bob A. Howell, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Director of the Center for Applications in Polymer Science at Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. He received his PhD in physical organic chemistry from Ohio University in 1971. His research interests include flame retardants for polymeric materials, new polymeric fuel-cell membranes, polymerization techniques, thermal methods of analysis, polymer-supported organoplatinum antitumor agents, barrier plastic packaging, bioplastics, and polymers from renewable sources. A particular current research interest is the development of nontoxic, environmentally friendly flame retardants based on renewable biosources.

Richard A. Pethrick, PhD, DSc
Research Professor and Professor Emeritus, Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Richard A. Pethrick, PhD, DSc, is currently a research professor and professor emeritus in the Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry at the University of Strathclyde, Glasglow, Scotland. He was Burmah Professor in Physical Chemistry and has been a member of the staff there since 1969. He has published over 400 papers and edited and written several books. He currently holds a number of EPSRC grants and is involved with Knowledge Transfer Programmes involving three local companies involved in production of articles made out of polymeric materials. He has acted as a consultant for BAE Systems in the area of explosives and a company involved in the production of anticorrosive coatings. Dr. Pethrick is on the editorial boards of several polymer and adhesion journals and was on the Royal Society of Chemistry Education Board. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Royal Society of Chemistry, and the Institute of Materials, Metals and Mining. Previously he chaired the ‘Review of Science Provision 16-19’ in Scotland and the restructuring of the HND provision in Chemistry. He was for a number of years the Deputy Chair of the EPSRC IGDS panel and involved in a number of reviews of the courses developed and offered under this program. He has been a member of the review panel for polymer science in Denmark and Sweden and the National Science Foundation in the USA.

Gennady E. Zaikov, DSc
Head of the Polymer Division, N. M. Emanuel Institute of Biochemical Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia; Professor, Moscow State Academy of Fine Chemical Technology, Russia; Professor, Kazan National Research Technological Unive

Gennady E. Zaikov, DSc, is Head of the Polymer Division at the N. M. Emanuel Institute of Biochemical Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, and professor at Moscow State Academy of Fine Chemical Technology, Russia, as well as professor at Kazan National Research Technological University, Kazan, Russia. He is also a prolific author, researcher, and lecturer. He has received several awards for his work, including the Russian Federation Scholarship for Outstanding Scientists. He has been a member of many professional organizations and on the editorial boards of many international science journals.

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