This book covers many important aspects of applied chemistry and chemical engineering, focusing on three main aspects: principles, methodology and evaluation methods. It presents a selection of chapters on recent developments of theoretical, mathematical, and computational conceptions, as well as chapters on modeling and simulation of specific research themes covering applied chemistry and chemical engineering. This book attempts to bridge the gap between classical analysis and modern applications.
Covering a selection of topics within the field of applied chemistry and chemical engineering, the book is divided into several parts:
- polymer chemistry and technology
- bioorganic and biological chemistry
- nanoscale technology
- selected topics
This book is the second of the two-volume series Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering. The first volume is Volume 1: Mathematical and Analytical Techniques.
Table of Contents
Polymer-Graphene Nanocomposites: A Smart Material for Next Generation Applications
Ajith James Jose, Runcy Wilson, and Jince Thomas
Modification of Waste Polystyrene Food Containers and Study Its Efficiency as Oil Spill Cleanup
Hikmat Abdulrahem Ali, Moayad N. Khalaf, and Alaa Sami Khalaf
Technical Note on Surface Modification of Silica by Epoxy Resin
Dmitro L. Starokadomsky
Photosensitive Copolymers of Para-(2-Carboxy) Cyclopropyl Styrene with 2,3-Dimethylbutadiene-1,3
K. G. Guliyev, S. B. Mamedli, Ts. D. Gulverdashvili, and A. M. Guliyev
Polymeric Materials and Their Use in Agriculture
K . T. Archvadze, T. I. Megrelidze, L. V. Tabatadz,e and I. R. Chachava
Electro-Conductive Polymer Materials on the Basis of Oligo-4-Aminophenol
R. A. Ahmedova, S. S. Mashaeva, Ch. H. İsmaylova, and B. A. Mamedov
Modification and Application Possibilities of Bio-Composites Based on Thermoplastic Collagen
Jan Matyasovsky, Jan Sedliacik, Peter Jurkovic, Peter Duchovic, and Ladislav Soltes
Synthesis of Syndiotactic 1,2-Polybutadiene with Cobalt Alkylxhanthogenate + Trialkylaluminum Catalytic Dithiosystems
Fizuli A. Nasirov, Nemat A. Guliyev, Nazil F. Janibayov, Afaq M. Aslanbayli, and Sevda R. Rafiyeva
Vinylcyclopropanes in the Addition and Polymerization Reactions : A Detailed Review
Abasgulu Guliyev, Rita Shahnazarli, and Gafar Ramazanov
Hyaluronan: Biological Function and Medical Applications
Maysa M. Sabet, Tamer M. Tamer, and Ahmed M. Omer
Protective Effects of Catalase Indicate Hydrogen Peroxide Involvement in Hyaluronan Degradation Initiated by Cu(II) Ions Plus Ascorbate in Situ
Katarina Valachova, Dominika Topolska, Raniero Mendichi, Jozef Rychly, and Ladislav Soltes
Protein Structure Prediction
Rajeev Singh and Anamika Singh
The Condensation Reactions of 1-Chloro-2,3,4,6-Tetra-O-Acetyl-ɑ-D-Gluco(Galacto)Pyranose with Heterocyclic Amines
N. Sidamonidze, R. Gakhokidze, and R. Vardiashvili
3d Simulation of Electrospun Nanofiber Jet
Some Aspects of Cubic B-Spline Approximation Method for 3d Simulation of Electrospun Nanofiber Jet
Synthesis of 1.4-Cis Polybutadiene by the Heterogenized Dithiosystem on Base of Nanosize Montmorillonite
Fizuli A. Nasirov, Nazil F. Janibayov, Sevda R. Rafiyeva, and Gulara N. Hasanova
Research of Hydrodynamic Characteristics and Sampling of an Optimum Design of the Bubble-Vortex Apparatus
R. R. Usmanova and G. E. Zaikov
Emission of Clusters During N+, O+, N2+, O2+, Ar+ Ions Bombardment of C, Nacl, Mg, Al, Si, S, Ti, GaAs Surfaces
Advanced Oxidation Processes, Membrane Separation Processes and Environmental Engineering Techniques- A Vision for the Future and A Critical Overview
Fructose and Its Impact on the Diffusion of Electrolytes in Aqueous Systems
Ana C. F. Ribeiro, Luis M. P. Verissimo, M. Luisa Ramos, Daniela F. S. L. Rodrigues, and Miguel A. Esteso
Cheminformatics: The Promising Future: Managing Change of Approach Through ITC Emerging Technology
Application of Evolutionary Multi-Objective Optimization in Designing Chemical Engineering and Petroleum Engineering Systems and Its Wide Technological Vision: A Critical Overview and a Broad Scientific Perspective
Intensification of Efficiency of Process of A Gas Cleaning in Apparatuses "Rotoklon"
R. R. Usmanova and G. E. Zaikov
A. K. Haghi, PhD, holds a BSc in urban and environmental engineering from the University of North Carolina (USA), an MSc in mechanical engineering from North Carolina A&T State University (USA), a DEA in applied mechanics, acoustics and materials from the Université de Technologie de Compiègne (France), and a PhD in engineering sciences from Université de Franche-Comté (France). He is the author and editor of 165 books, as well as 1000 published papers in various journals and conference proceedings. Dr. Haghi has received several grants, consulted for a number of major corporations, and is a frequent speaker to national and international audiences. Since 1983, he served as professor at several universities. He is currently Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Chemoinformatics and Chemical Engineering and Polymers Research Journal and on the editorial boards of many International journals. He is also a member of the Canadian Research and Development Center of Sciences and Cultures (CRDCSC), Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Lionello Pogliani, PhD, was Professor of Physical Chemistry at the University of Calabria, Italy. He studied chemistry at the Firenze University, Italy, and received his postdoctoral training at the Department of Molecular Biology of the C. E. A. (Centre d’Etudes Atomiques) of Saclay, France, the Physical Chemistry Institute of the Technical and Free University of Berlin, and the Pharmaceutical Department of the University of California, San Francisco, CA. Dr. Pogliani has coauthored an experimental work that was awarded with the GM Neural Trauma Research Award. He spent his sabbatical years at the Centro de Química-Física Molecular of the Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal, and at the Department of Physical Chemistry of the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Valencia-Burjassot, Spain. He has contributed nearly 200 papers in the experimental, theoretical, and didactical fields of physical chemistry, including chapters in specialized books. He has also presented at more than 40 symposiums. He also published a book on the numbers 0, 1, 2, and 3. He is a member of the International Academy of Mathematical Chemistry. He retired in 2011 and is part-time teammate at the University of Valencia-Burjassot, Spain.
Devrim Balköse, PhD, is currently a faculty member in the Chemical Engineering Department at Izmir Institute of Technology, Izmir, Turkey. She graduated from the Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey, with a degree in chemical engineering. She received her MS and PhD degrees from Ege University, Izmir, Turkey, in 1974 and 1977 respectively. She became Associate Professor in macromolecular chemistry in 1983 and Professor in process and reactor engineering in 1990. She worked as research assistant, assistant professor, associate professor, and professor between 1970–2000 at Ege University. She was the Head of Chemical Engineering Department at Izmir Institute of Technology, Izmir, Turkey, between 2000 and 2009. Her research interests are in polymer reaction engineering, polymer foams and films, adsorbent development, and moisture sorption. Her research projects are on nanosized zinc borate production, ZnO polymer composites, zinc borate lubricants, antistatic additives, and metal soaps.
Omari Vasilii Mukbaniani, DSc, is Professor and Chair of the Macromolecular Chemistry Department of Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia. He is also the Director of the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry at Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. He is a member of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Georgia. For several years he was a member of advisory board and editorial board of the Journal Proceedings of Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (Chemical Series) and contributing editor of the journals Polymer News, Polymers Research Journal, and Chemistry and Chemical Technology. His research interests include polymer chemistry, polymeric materials, and chemistry of organosilicon compounds, as well as methods of precision synthesis to build block and the development of graft and comb-type structure. He also researches the mechanisms of reactions leading to these polymers and the synthesis of various types of functionalized silicon polymers, copolymers, and block copolymers. Andrew G. Mercader, PhD, studied Physical Chemistry at the Faculty of Chemistry of La Plata National University (UNLP), Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 1995-2001. Afterwards he joined Shell Argentina to work as Luboil, Asphalts and Distillation Process Technologist, as well as Safeguarding and Project Technologist. His PhD work on the development and applications of QSAR/QSPR theory was performed at the Theoretical and Applied Research Institute located at La Plata National University (INIFTA). He received a post-doctoral scholarship to work on theoretical-experimental studies of biflavonoids at IBIMOL (ex PRALIB), Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Buenos Aires (UBA). He is currently a member of the Scientific Researcher Career in the Argentina National Research Council, at INIFTA.