With contributions from experts from both the industry and academia, this book presents the latest developments in the identified areas. In addition, a thorough and updated coverage of the traditional aspects of heterogeneous catalysis such as preparation, characterization and use in well-established technologies such as nitration, ammoxidation and
Preface. Scientific Approaches to Process Intensification. Chemical Process Intensification. Microenvironment Management in Heterogeneous Catalysis. Intensification of Organic Synthesis. Ammoxidation of Hetero-aromatic Compounds to the Corresponding Nitriles. Base Catalyzed Transesterification for Biodiesel. Solid Acid Catalyzed Nitration of Aromatics. Catalytic Processes for Fluoro Chemicals. Application Oriented Catalytic Organic Synthesis. Microwave Assisted Synthesis: A Versatile Tool for Academia and Industry. Carbon Dioxide in Organic Synthesis. Utilization of CO2 for Chemicals Synthesis. Supercritical CO2 in Organic Synthesis. Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Ethane to Ethylene. Intensification of Separation Processes. Metal Organic Frame Works: Synthesis and Applications. Membrane Facilitated Defluoridation of Water. Index.