A complete restructuring and updating of the classic 1982 Handbook of Chemical Property Estimation Methods (commonly known as "Lyman's Handbook"), the Handbook of Property Estimation Methods for Chemicals: Environmental and Health Sciences reviews and recommends practical methods for estimating environmentally important properties of organic chemicals. One of the most eagerly anticipated revisions in scientific publishing, the new Handbook includes both a foreword and a chapter by Dr. Lyman.
Written for convenient and frequent use, each chapter integrates recent developments while retaining the elements that made the first version a classic. As a reference tool, the New Edition is indispensable. It comprehensively reviews recent developments in chemical property estimation methods and focuses on the properties most critical to environmental fate assessment.
Table of Contents
Melting Point. Boiling Point. Vapor Pressure. Henry's Law Constants. Octanol/Water Partition Coefficient. Vegetation/Air Partition Coefficient. Solubility in Water. Soil and Sediment Sorption Coefficient. Bioconcentration & Biomagnification in the Aquatic Environment. Sorption to Aerosols. Absorption through Cellular Membranes. Biodegradation. Hydrolysis. Atmospheric Oxidation. Photoreactions in Surface Waters. Oxidation-Reduction Reactions in the Aquatic Environment. Estimating the Properties of Surface-Active Chemicals. Estimating the Properties of Synthetic Organic Dyes. Index.
Robert S. Boethling, Donald Mackay