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The second edition of this market leading textbook, with a multimedia-integrated approach to the presentation of Chemistry for University students! This is the second edition of this market leading text book. The text and digital package is engineered to cater for the content needs of the first year chemistry course ...
Chemistry, 2nd Edition + WileyPLUS Card
The second edition of this market leading textbook, with a multimedia-integrated approach to the presentation of Chemistry for University students! This is the second edition of this market leading text book. The text and digital package is engineered to cater for the content needs of the first year chemistry course as it is generally taught at universities. The success of the 1st edition has been attributed to the student friendly and engaging writing style, the relevance to real life, and the clear worked examples; which all help demystify chemistry for the 1st year student. In addition to this, our online teaching and learning system, WileyPLUS which is fully integrated with the text, provides lecturers and students with an equitable multimedia platform to enhance their teaching and learning. Following its success, the first edition was rigorously reviewed, and enhancements made to both the text and the digital resources. The 2nd edition has been enriched in both the text (by addition of new Main Groups chapter and other minor improvements).
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49.79 USD

Chemistry, 2nd Edition + WileyPLUS Card

by Uta Wille, Mauro Mocerino, Siegbert Schmid, Steven E. Bottle, Allan Blackman
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Emphasis in agricultural production has shifted from mere quantity to quality products. Practical experience and scientific investigations have shown that, of the various culture measures, balanced fertilization above all exerts a considerable influence on the quality of agricultural products. Simply adding more of what the crop has already absorbed to ...
Improved Crop Quality by Nutrient Management
Emphasis in agricultural production has shifted from mere quantity to quality products. Practical experience and scientific investigations have shown that, of the various culture measures, balanced fertilization above all exerts a considerable influence on the quality of agricultural products. Simply adding more of what the crop has already absorbed to capacity is unproductive, expensive, wasteful and damaging to the environment. Therefore, balanced crop nutrition increases crop quality, safeguards natural resources and brings benefit to the farmer. Otherwise rapid population growth and severe urbanization will exhaust our natural resources.
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262.490000 USD

Improved Crop Quality by Nutrient Management

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Foods from natural products are a major contributor to contemporary dietary needs. The knowledge of interactions of specific natural products on genes is accumulating due to recent scientific advancements. Natural Products Interactions on Genomes focuses on recent developments in understanding human genome interactions with various natural products. The book first ...
Natural Products Interactions on Genomes
Foods from natural products are a major contributor to contemporary dietary needs. The knowledge of interactions of specific natural products on genes is accumulating due to recent scientific advancements. Natural Products Interactions on Genomes focuses on recent developments in understanding human genome interactions with various natural products. The book first examines selected major natural products and their interactions with selected genes for each chromosome in mammals, then moves on to focused discussions on interactions of natural products with genes that are involved in specific diseases. It includes studies on breast cancer and prostate cancer. The focus then shifts to the effects of natural products on microbial growth and a final chapter that discusses future challenges and prospects in the field. This book also presents a unique real-time approach by providing hyperlinks to websites with updated literature on natural products and interactions with genes involved in metabolic pathways. With a broad range of relevance among disciplines including biology, biomedical science, pharmacy, medicinal chemistry, and naturopathic and herbal medicine, Natural Products Interactions on Genomes provides a valuable reference. It gives you an understanding of the methods of study of natural products and their effects on genomes while pointing toward the future of natural products and the areas they impact in health and science.
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157.450000 USD
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General, Organic, and Biological chemistry (2-semester). This package includes MasteringChemistry (R). Give allied health students the chemistry they need...how and when they need it! Designed to prepare students for health-related careers, General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry: Structures of Life breaks chemical concepts and problem solving into clear, manageable pieces, ensuring ...
General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry: Structures of Life, with MasteringChemistry, Global Edition
General, Organic, and Biological chemistry (2-semester). This package includes MasteringChemistry (R). Give allied health students the chemistry they need...how and when they need it! Designed to prepare students for health-related careers, General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry: Structures of Life breaks chemical concepts and problem solving into clear, manageable pieces, ensuring students follow along and stay motivated throughout their first, and often only, chemistry course. Karen Timberlake's friendly writing style, student focus, vetted and refined clinical chemistry problems, and engaging health-related applications help today's students make connections between chemistry and their intended careers as they develop the problem-solving skills they'll need beyond the classroom. The Fifth Edition fully integrates the text with MasteringChemistry to provide an interactive and engaging experience. New Construct a Concept Map activities help students connect ideas through video solutions and live demonstrations, while the text and media establish a clinical focus that ties chemistry directly to allied health. Instructors can also assign MasteringChemistry's new Dynamic Study Modules, which enable students to remediate core math and chemistry skills outside of class, freeing professors to focus on GOB Chemistry concepts and problem solving during class. This package includes MasteringChemistry (R), an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Interactive, self-paced tutorials provide individualized coaching to help students stay on track. With a wide range of activities available, students can actively learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult concepts. MasteringChemistry should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Please be sure you have the correct ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.
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136.23 USD
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A series designed to help educators teach scientific concepts and develop students' appreciation and understanding of the work done by generations of curious scientists. All books in the series emphasize the process of science and offer a variety of exciting hands-on experiences that relate science to students' everyday lives.Each volume ...
Ready-to-Use Chemisry Acivities for Grades 5-12
A series designed to help educators teach scientific concepts and develop students' appreciation and understanding of the work done by generations of curious scientists. All books in the series emphasize the process of science and offer a variety of exciting hands-on experiences that relate science to students' everyday lives.

Each volume provides 15 uniformly formatted teaching units covering 15 major topics in particular areas of science. Each ready-to-use unit contains:
-- A Teacher's Classwork Agenda for the Week and Content Notes for Lecture and Discussion
-- A reproducible Fact Sheet to introduce students to important content vocabulary and concepts in that unit
-- Four 40-to-50 minute Lesson Plans
-- Four reproducible Journal Sheets for student use in taking notes and recording lab activity data
-- A reproducible 15-minute Review Quiz

The complete library includes 300 tested lessons and over 600 reproducible fact sheets, worksheets, homework assignments, and review quizzes organized into five volumes.

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28.880000 USD
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The seventh edition of Zumdahl and DeCoste's best-selling Introduction to Chemistry, International Edition includes the first 19 chapters of Introduction to Chemistry: A Foundation, 7e . It combines an enhanced problem-solving structure with substantial pedagogy to enable students to become strong independent problem solvers in the introductory course and beyond. ...
Introduction to Chemistry
The seventh edition of Zumdahl and DeCoste's best-selling Introduction to Chemistry, International Edition includes the first 19 chapters of Introduction to Chemistry: A Foundation, 7e . It combines an enhanced problem-solving structure with substantial pedagogy to enable students to become strong independent problem solvers in the introductory course and beyond. Capturing student interest through early coverage of chemical reactions, accessible explanations and visualizations, and an emphasis on everyday applications, the authors explain chemical concepts by starting with the basics, using symbols or diagrams, and concluding by encouraging students to test their own understanding of the solution. This step-by-step approach has already helped hundreds of thousands of students master chemical concepts and develop problem-solving skills. The book is known for its focus on conceptual learning and for the way it motivates students by connecting chemical principles to real-life experiences in chapter-opening discussions and 'Chemistry in Focus' boxes. The seventh edition now adds a 'questioning' pedagogy to in-text examples to help students learn what questions they should be asking themselves while solving problems, offers a revamped art program to better serve visual learners, and includes a significant number of revised end-of-chapter questions. The book's unsurpassed teaching and learning resources include a robust technology package that is now supported by OWL: Online Web Learning.
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71.32 USD

Introduction to Chemistry

by Steven S Zumdahl, Donald J DeCoste
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Key features:Industrially relevant approach to chemical and bio-process control Fully revised edition with substantial enhancements to the theoretical coverage of the subject Increased number and variety of examples Extensively revised homework problems with degree-of-diffi culty rating added Expanded and enhanced chapter on model predictive control Self-assessment questions and problems at ...
Chemical and Bio-Process Control

Key features:

  • Industrially relevant approach to chemical and bio-process control
  • Fully revised edition with substantial enhancements to the theoretical coverage of the subject
  • Increased number and variety of examples
  • Extensively revised homework problems with degree-of-diffi culty rating added
  • Expanded and enhanced chapter on model predictive control
  • Self-assessment questions and problems at the end of most sections with answers listed in the appendix
  • Bio-process control coverage:
    • Background and history of bio-processing and bio-process control added to the introductory chapter
    • Discussion and analysis of the primary bio-sensors used in bio-tech industries added to the chapter on control loop hardware
    • Signifi cant proportion of examples and homework problems in the text deal with bio-processes
    • Section on troubleshooting bio-process control systems included
    • Bio-related process models added to the modeling chapter
  • Supplemental material:
    • Visual basic simulator of process models developed in text
    • Solutions manual
    • Set of PowerPoint lecture slides
    • Collection of process control exams

All supplemental material can be found at www.che. ttu.edu/pcoc/software

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72.70 USD

Chemical and Bio-Process Control

by M.Nazmul Karim, James B. Riggs
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Frost and Deal's General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry gives students a focused introduction to the fundamental and relevant connections between chemistry and life. Emphasizing the development of problem-solving skills with distinct Inquiry Questions and Activities, this text empowers students to solve problems in different and applied contexts relating to health ...
General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry
Frost and Deal's General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry gives students a focused introduction to the fundamental and relevant connections between chemistry and life. Emphasizing the development of problem-solving skills with distinct Inquiry Questions and Activities, this text empowers students to solve problems in different and applied contexts relating to health and biochemistry. Integrated coverage of biochemical applications throughout keeps students interested in the material and allow for a more efficient progression through the topics. Concise, practical, and integrated, Frost's streamlined approach offers students a clear path through the content. Applications throughout the narrative, the visual program, and problem-solving support in each chapter improve their retention of the concepts and skills as they master them. General, organic, and biological chemistry topics are integrated throughout each chapter to create a seamless framework that immediately relates chemistry to students' future allied health careers and their everyday lives. Note: This is the standalone book, if you want the book/access card order the ISBN below: 0321802632 / 9780321802637 General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry Plus MasteringChemistry with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0321803035 / 9780321803030 General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry 0321833945 / 9780321833945 MasteringChemistry with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry
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135.56 USD

General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry

by Karen C. Timberlake, S Todd Deal, Laura D. Frost
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Designed to prepare students for health-related careers, General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry: Structures of Life breaks chemical concepts down into manageable pieces and offers a step-by-step approach that clarifies student understanding. Timberlake's friendly writing style, student focus, strong problems, and engaging, health-related applications make this book a best seller among ...
General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry: Structures of Life
Designed to prepare students for health-related careers, General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry: Structures of Life breaks chemical concepts down into manageable pieces and offers a step-by-step approach that clarifies student understanding. Timberlake's friendly writing style, student focus, strong problems, and engaging, health-related applications make this book a best seller among its peers. The Fourth Edition emphasizes connections between chemistry and students' future careers -- and develops the problem-solving skills students need beyond the classroom. Each chapter now includes NEW chapter-opening Career Interviews and Career Focus features to illustrate the role chemistry plays in modern, health-related professions. A new Analyze the Problem feature furthers critical-thinking skills by showing students how to break down a word problem into the components needed to solve that problem. Throughout the new edition, national student performance data collected through MasteringChemistry(R) on assigned problems informed the extensive revisions to end-of-chapter problems, ensuring their effectiveness. This package contains: *General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry: Structures of Life, Fourth Edition
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258.930000 USD
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Tradi tionally, the International lTV - Conferences on Biomate rials are focussing on problems in Biomedical Engineering, problems, which are still unsolved, of main interest, and which are of interdisciplinary character. In 1983, the Division of Biomedical Engineering of the Institute of Textile Technology and Chemical Engineering, Denkendorf, started wi ...
Degradation Phenomena on Polymeric Biomaterials
Tradi tionally, the International lTV - Conferences on Biomate rials are focussing on problems in Biomedical Engineering, problems, which are still unsolved, of main interest, and which are of interdisciplinary character. In 1983, the Division of Biomedical Engineering of the Institute of Textile Technology and Chemical Engineering, Denkendorf, started wi th a conference about the use of polyurethanes in biomedicine. Three years later,. in 1986, progress in development and use of polyurethanes was selected as conference topic. It had to be realized that degradation problems were still dominating the discussions. The main discussion topics were: What are the causes for the degradation? How can one prevent them? What are the degradation products, and do they affect the human body? How can one simu late the degradation? How can one accelerate the in vitro tests and how can the results predict the in vivo behaviour of the material? How do in vitro tests correlate with animal tests and the behaviour in the human body? At the third conference in 1989, the speakers focused on the use of textiles in medicine. Again the problem of degradation was discussed intensively and demonstrated by the failure of textile implants, the degradation of aramide polymers or the degradation of resorbable suture materials. The examples make clear, that degradation may be a desired or undesired property of an implant.
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157.490000 USD
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The 12th Archaeological Chemistry Symposium was held as part of the Spring ACS National Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, April 7-11, 2013. This volume is a compilation of presentations from the Symposium, the latest in a long tradition that began at the ACS National Meeting in Philadelphia in 1950. The ...
Archaeological Chemistry VIII
The 12th Archaeological Chemistry Symposium was held as part of the Spring ACS National Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, April 7-11, 2013. This volume is a compilation of presentations from the Symposium, the latest in a long tradition that began at the ACS National Meeting in Philadelphia in 1950. The papers herein show that archaeological chemistry today is more than the usual studies of trace elements in pottery and lithics, which continue to contribute to our understanding of human behavior in the past. New areas of research include more focus on portability to analyze pigments in situ and artifacts in museums, nascent developments in non- and minimally destructive chemical characterization, new applications of isotopic analyses, and an increasing interest in archaeological biomolecules. This volume is divided into sections that roughly follow those of the Symposium: Pigments, Residues and Material Analysis, X-Ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy, and Isotopes in Archaeology. The first section, Pigments and Dyes, begins with a review of manuscript pigments by Dr. Mary Virginia Orna, the organizer of the 9th Archaeological Chemistry Symposium and Editor of Archaeological Chemistry: Organic, Inorganic, and Biochemical Analysis (2). Each of the following sections begins with a review paper from one of the invited speakers. Dr. Valerie Steele, now at the University of Bradford in the Department of Archaeological Science, provides an overview of the state - for better and for worse - of analyses of archaeological residues. Portable X-ray fluorescence instruments are becoming extremely common in archaeological chemistry investigations; Dr. Aaron Shugar of Buffalo State University provides in his chapter some perspectives and warnings against the indiscriminate use of this technology. Finally, Dr. Matthew Sponheimer gives an overview of the contributions of stable carbon isotope and trace metal studies in understanding early hominin diets. The final chapter of the book provides a perspective on the earliest work in archaeological chemistry in the 18th century and brings us up to today's challenges.
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131.09 USD
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Written over a period of 17 years, the Handbook of Chemical Risk Assessment exhaustively examines and analyzes the world literature on chemicals entering the environment from human activities. The three volumes cover chemicals recommended by environmental specialists of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and other resource managers. The choices ...
Handbook of Chemical Risk Assessment: Health Hazards to Humans, Plants, and Animals, Three Volume Set
Written over a period of 17 years, the Handbook of Chemical Risk Assessment exhaustively examines and analyzes the world literature on chemicals entering the environment from human activities. The three volumes cover chemicals recommended by environmental specialists of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and other resource managers. The choices were based on the real or potential impact of each contaminant and on the knowledge available about their mitigation. The information for each chemical includes source and use; physical, chemical, and metabolic properties; concentrations in field collections of abiotic materials and living organisms; deficiency effects; lethal and sublethal effects; and proposed regulatory criteria for the protection of human health and sensitive natural resources. Each chapter selectively reviews and synthesizes the technical literature on a specific priority contaminant and its effects on the environment. Successful risk assessment relies heavily on extensive and well-documented databases. They often include too much - or too little - information about too many chemicals. Of the hundreds of thousands of chemicals discharged into the environment, only a small number have sufficient information to attempt preliminary risk assessment. Sold only as a three volume set, the Handbook of Chemical Risk Assessment provides you with the exact amount of information you need in a single resource.
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313.13 USD
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The aim of ICCMSE 2008 is to bring together computational scientists and engineers from several disciplines in order to share methods, methodologies and ideas. The potential readers are all the scientists with interest in: Computational Mathematics, Theoretical Physics, Computational Physics, Theoretical Chemistry, Computational Chemistry, Mathematical Chemistry, Computational Engineering, Computational Mechanics, ...
Computational Methods in Science and Engineering
The aim of ICCMSE 2008 is to bring together computational scientists and engineers from several disciplines in order to share methods, methodologies and ideas. The potential readers are all the scientists with interest in: Computational Mathematics, Theoretical Physics, Computational Physics, Theoretical Chemistry, Computational Chemistry, Mathematical Chemistry, Computational Engineering, Computational Mechanics, Computational Biology and Medicine, Scientific Computation, High Performance Computing, Parallel and Distributed Computing, Visualization, Problem Solving Environments, Software Tools, Advanced Numerical Algorithms, Modelling and Simulation of Complex Systems, Web-based Simulation and Computing, Grid-based Simulation and Computing, Computational Grids, and Computer Science.
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417.900000 USD
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This book focuses on the practical aspects of coal-to-liquids (CTL) technology to produce transportation fuels and chemicals. Engineers in chemical, petrochemical and specialty chemical (pharmaceutical) industries will benefit from its superior coverage. This book presents a strong case - and the research required - for taking Fischer-Tropsch technology from the ...
Beyond Fischer-Tropsch: Coal-to-liquids Production and Refining
This book focuses on the practical aspects of coal-to-liquids (CTL) technology to produce transportation fuels and chemicals. Engineers in chemical, petrochemical and specialty chemical (pharmaceutical) industries will benefit from its superior coverage. This book presents a strong case - and the research required - for taking Fischer-Tropsch technology from the laboratory to commercial scale production of transportation fuels and chemicals. It discusses topics that have (to date) received minimal coverage, including the peculiarities inherent in coal-to-liquids (CTL) applications, which are considerably more involved than gas-to-liquids (GTL) applications of Fischer-Tropsch technology. It covers additional topics such as synthetic fuel blending, refining of syncrude, processing of coal and coal pyrolysis products, and reaction water purification.
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101.71 USD
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Presents a multi-disciplinary perspective on the physics of life and the particular role played by lipids and the lipid-bilayer component of cell membranes. Emphasizes the physical properties of lipid membranes seen as soft and molecularly structured interfaces. By combining and synthesizing insights obtained from a variety of recent studies, an ...
Life - As a Matter of Fat: The Emerging Science of Lipidomics
Presents a multi-disciplinary perspective on the physics of life and the particular role played by lipids and the lipid-bilayer component of cell membranes. Emphasizes the physical properties of lipid membranes seen as soft and molecularly structured interfaces. By combining and synthesizing insights obtained from a variety of recent studies, an attempt is made to clarify what membrane structure is and how it can be quantitatively described. Shows how biological function mediated by membranes is controlled by lipid membrane structure and organization on length scales ranging from the size of the individual molecule, across molecular assemblies of proteins and lipid domains in the range of nanometers, to the size of whole cells. Applications of lipids in nano-technology and biomedicine are also described.
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61.55 USD
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Metal-Carbon Bonds in Enzymes and Cofactors Volume 6 The occurrence of a wide variety of metal-carbon bonds in living organisms, ranging from bacteria to humans, is only recently appreciated. Of course, the historical examples are the B12 coenzymes containing cobalt-carbon bonds, but now such bonds are also known for nickel, ...
Metal Ions in Life Sciences Set: Volumes 6, 7
Metal-Carbon Bonds in Enzymes and Cofactors Volume 6 The occurrence of a wide variety of metal-carbon bonds in living organisms, ranging from bacteria to humans, is only recently appreciated. Of course, the historical examples are the B12 coenzymes containing cobalt-carbon bonds, but now such bonds are also known for nickel, iron, copper, and other transition metal ions. There is no other comparable book; MILS-6, written by 20 experts, summarizes the most recent insights into this fascinating topic. Metal-Carbon Bonds in Enzymes and Cofactors Volume 7 This volume, closely related to MILS-6, deals mainly with metal(loid)-alkyl derivatives but also with the rarer aryl compounds. Many of these (commonly toxic) compounds are formed in the environment by microorganisms, but some anthropogenic input occurs as well. MILS-7, with more than 2500 references, 35 tables, and nearly 50 illustrations, is of special relevance for researchers in analytical and bioinorganic chemistry, enzymology, environmental chemistry, physiology, toxicology, and related medical fields.
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207.75 USD
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Timberlake's Chemistry: An Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry is designed to help prepare students for health-related careers, such as nursing, dietetics, respiratory therapy, and environmental or agricultural science. Assuming no prior knowledge of chemistry, it aims to make this course an engaging and positive experience by relating the ...
Chemistry: An Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry
Timberlake's Chemistry: An Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry is designed to help prepare students for health-related careers, such as nursing, dietetics, respiratory therapy, and environmental or agricultural science. Assuming no prior knowledge of chemistry, it aims to make this course an engaging and positive experience by relating the structure and behavior of matter to its role in health and the environment. Timberlake maintains the clear, friendly writing style and the real-world, health-related applications that have made this text a leader in the discipline. The Eleventh Edition introduces more problem-solving strategies-including new Concept Checks, more Guides to Problem Solving, and more conceptual, challenge, and combined problems.
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58.39 USD
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The state of the art in supercomputing is summarized in this volume. The book presents selected results of the projects of the High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS) for the year 2001. Together these contributions provide an overview of recent developments in high performance computing and simulation. Reflecting the close ...
High Performance Computing in Science and Engineering: Transactions for the High Performance Computing Center, Stuttgart (HLRS) 2001
The state of the art in supercomputing is summarized in this volume. The book presents selected results of the projects of the High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS) for the year 2001. Together these contributions provide an overview of recent developments in high performance computing and simulation. Reflecting the close cooperation of the HLRS with industry, special emphasis has been put on the industrial relevance of the presented results and methods. The book therefore becomes a collection of showcases for an innovative usage of state-of-the-art modeling, novel numerical algorithms and the use of leading edge high performance computing systems in a GRID-like environment.
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103.950000 USD
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Until half a century ago, it was assumed that the forces of nature were symmetric and that they did not distinguish between right and left, between image and mirror image. The discovery of the violation of parity in 1956 was more than a sensation, for some it was a shock. ...
On Chirality and the Universal Asymmetry: Reflections on Image and Mirror Image
Until half a century ago, it was assumed that the forces of nature were symmetric and that they did not distinguish between right and left, between image and mirror image. The discovery of the violation of parity in 1956 was more than a sensation, for some it was a shock. It implied that the universe displays handedness, or chirality, and that it is fundamentally asymmetric. Remarkably, a most striking asymmetry is encountered in the realm of biology. Living organisms contain proteins built almost exclusively from L-amino acids, and nucleic acids derived from D-sugars only. Yet a mirror-image biochemistry, based on D-amino acids and L-sugars is, from a purely chemical standpoint, entirely conceivable. Where, then, does this extraordinary natural selectivity come from? Is it directly, or indirectly, connected to the universal violation of parity? This book is meant as a brief review of the various manifestations of handedness, or chirality, in the universe. It does not attempt to present a solution to basic questions which perhaps will never be unambiguously and conclusively answered. Rather, it is an excursion through nature, to observe and recognize how the chirality manifests itself at different structural levels. The excursion starts in the chemistry and physics laboratory. Then a journey into outer space and back in time is undertaken. After a return to our planet Earth, the focus is on the development of living organisms. The text should be accessible to anyone having the equivalent of a first-year university instruction in physics and chemistry. It is also hoped that a layperson with a more modest scientific formation may gain a general impression of the basic asymmetry in nature and of the fundamental significance of chirality. Mathematical expressions, wherever they occur, may then be overlooked. Some more difficult sections may be skipped. A Glossary preceding the Subject Index should be helpful.
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84.84 USD
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Dedicated to the fond memory of two great pioneers of this science, Leslie E. Orgel and Stanley L. Miller, this compilation of reviews and original manuscripts provides an overview of the current state of the art, written by some of the eminent players in this creative domain of explorative chemistry ...
Origin of Life: Chemical Approach
Dedicated to the fond memory of two great pioneers of this science, Leslie E. Orgel and Stanley L. Miller, this compilation of reviews and original manuscripts provides an overview of the current state of the art, written by some of the eminent players in this creative domain of explorative chemistry . Since we are still far from finding a definitive answer to the most fundamental of questions in science, chemistry here is defined in its broadest sense. It is against this background that the contributions cover such a wide range of theories, including chemistry and selection, evolution of the pioneer organism, chemical aspects of synthetic biology, ribozyme catalysis of metabolism in the RNA world, intractable mixtures and the origin of life, the chemical etiology of nucleic acids, interstellar amino acids, and even the chemistry that preceded life's origin. The majority of the articles reproduced in this volume originally appeared in a special issue of Chemistry & Biodiversity under the title On Chemistry Leading to Life's Origin .
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126.82 USD
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