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Author Lancaster, M. (Mike)

Title Green chemistry : an introductory text / Mike Lancaster.

Published Cambridge : Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016.
©2016.

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 UniM ERC  660.0286 LANC    AVAILABLE
Edition 3rd Edition.
Physical description xvii, 374 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter 1 Principles and Concepts of Green Chemistry 1 -- 1.1 Introduction 1 -- 1.2 Sustainable Development and Green Chemistry 3 -- 1.3 Green Engineering 6 -- 1.4 Atom Economy 7 -- 1.5 Reducing Toxicity 18 -- 1.6 Measuring Toxicity 20 -- Chapter 2 Waste: Production, Problems, and Prevention 24 -- 2.1 Introduction 24 -- 2.2 Some Problems Caused by Waste 26 -- 2.3 Sources of Waste in the Chemical Industry 27 -- 2.4 Cost of Waste 33 -- 2.5 Waste-Minimisation Techniques 36 -- 2.6 On-site Waste Treatment 44 -- 2.7 Design for Degradation 53 -- 2.8 Polymer Recycling 58 -- Chapter 3 Measuring and Controlling Environmental Performance 67 -- 3.1 Importance of Measurement 67 -- 3.2 Introduction to Life-Cycle Assessment 72 -- 3.3 Green Process Metrics 80 -- 3.4 Environmental Management Systems (EMS) 84 -- 3.5 Legislation 90 -- 3.6 Chemical Product Legislation 92 -- Chapter 4 Catalysis and Green Chemistry 95 -- 4.1 Introduction to Catalysis 95 -- 4.2 Heterogeneous Catalysts 99 -- 4.3 Homogeneous Catalysts 124 -- 4.4 Phase-Transfer Catalysis 136 -- 4.5 Biocatalysis 140 -- 4.6 Photocatalysis 144 -- 4.7 Conclusions 145 -- Chapter 5 Organic Solvents: Environmentally Benign Solutions 147 -- 5.1 Organic Solvents and Volatile Organic Compounds 147 -- 5.2 Solvent-Free Systems 149 -- 5.3 Supercritical Fluids 151 -- 5.4 Water as a Reaction Solvent 165 -- 5.5 Ionic Liquids 171 -- 5.6 Fluorous Biphase Solvents 179 -- 5.7 Comparing Greenness of Solvents 181 -- 5.8 Conclusions 182 -- Chapter 6 Renewable Resources 184 -- 6.1 Biomass as a Renewable Resource 184 -- 6.2 Energy 185 -- 6.3 Chemicals from Renewable Feedstocks 206 -- 6.4 Some other Chemicals from Natural Resources 224 -- 6.5 Alternative Economies 231 -- 6.6 Biorefinery 235 -- 6.7 Conclusions 237 -- Chapter 7 Emerging Greener Technologies and Alternative Energy Sources 238 -- 7.1 Design for Energy Efficiency 238 -- 7.2 Photochemical Reactions 242 -- 7.3 Chemistry Using Microwaves 249 -- 7.4 Sonochemistry 254 -- 7.5 Electrochemical Synthesis 258 -- 7.6 Conclusions 262 -- Chapter 8 Designing Greener Processes 263 -- 8.1 Introduction 263 -- 8.2 Conventional Reactors 264 -- 8.3 Inherently Safer Design 269 -- 8.4 Process Intensification 275 -- 8.5 Inprocess Monitoring 282 -- 8.6 Process Safety 286 -- Chapter 9 Industrial Case Studies 288 -- 9.1 Introduction 288 -- 9.2 Methyl Methacrylate 288 -- 9.3 Acetic Acid 290 -- 9.4 EPDM Rubbers 295 -- 9.5 Vitamin C 298 -- 9.6 Leather Manufacture 299 -- 9.7 Dyeing to be Green 306 -- 9.8 Polyethylene 311 -- 9.9 Ecofriendly Pesticides 316 -- 9.10 Epichlorohydrin 319 -- 9.11 Can all Paints be Green? 321 -- 9.12 Sulfuric Acid 323 -- Chapter 10 Future is Green: An Integrated Approach to a Greener Chemical Industry 327 -- 10.1 Society and Sustainability 327 -- 10.2 Barriers and Drivers 328 -- 10.3 Role of Legislation 330 -- 10.4 Circular Economy 332 -- 10.5 Green Chemical Supply Strategies 333 -- 10.6 Greener Energy 335 -- 10.7 Carbon Capture and Utilisation 336 -- 10.8 Conclusions 338.
Other author Royal Society of Chemistry (Great Britain)
Subject Green chemistry.
Environmental management.
Green technology.
ISBN 9781782622949