1st Edition

Methodologies and Applications for Analytical and Physical Chemistry

    398 Pages 26 Color & 83 B/W Illustrations
    by Apple Academic Press

    398 Pages 26 Color & 83 B/W Illustrations
    by Apple Academic Press

    398 Pages 26 Color & 83 B/W Illustrations
    by Apple Academic Press

    This volume presents an up-to-date review of modern materials and concepts, issues, and recent advances in analytical and physical chemistry. Distinguished scientists and engineers from key institutions worldwide have contributed chapters that provide a deep analysis of their particular subjects. The chapters discuss the composition and properties of complex materials as well as mixtures, processes, and the need for new and improved analytical technology.

    Nanoscience: From a Two-Dimensional to a Three-Dimensional Periodic Table of the Elements

    Francisco Torrens and Gloria Castellano

    Nanominiaturization, Classical/Quantum Computers/Simulators, Superconductivity and Universe

    Francisco Torrens and Gloria Castellano

    Computational Investigation of Au Doped Ag Nanoalloy Clusters: A DFT Study

    Prabhat Ranjan, Tanmoy Chakraborty, and Ajay Kumar

    Improved Performance of Proton-Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells (PEMFCs) Using Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes (MWCNTs) as the Catalyst Support

    Vidya Raj and P. Manoj Kumar

    An Experimental Investigation on the Effect of Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes on the Epoxy/Amine Reaction

    Sajeev Martin George, Sabu Thomas, Ajith James Jose, and Jyotishkumar Parameswaranpillai

    Green Synthesis and Characterization of Silver Nanoparticles

    P. S. Vindhya and D. Sajan

    Environmental Chemistry, Industrial Wastewater Treatment and Environmental Sustainability: A Vision for the Future

    Sukanchan Palit

    Heavy Metal and Arsenic Remediation Technologies for Contaminated Groundwater: A Scientific Perspective and a Vision for the Future

    Sukanchan Palit

    Influence of Soil Washing on Iron Mobilization and Other Metals/Metalloids and Their Impacts on Biodegradability Enhancement During an Aqueous Advanced Electrochemical Treatment

    Emmanuel Mousset, Nihal Oturan, and Mehmet A. Oturan

    An Experimental Study on Drilling of Glass Fabric Reinforced Epoxy Composites Filled with Micro Fillers

    G. Ravichandran, K. Raju, Y. S. Varadarajan, and B. Suresha

    Luminescence Properties of Eu Activated BiYInNbO7 as a Potential Phosphor for WLEDs

    G. Jyothi, L. Sandhya Kumari, and K. G. Gopchandran

    The Generation, Detection by Nonlinear Crystals and Photoconductive Antennas for the Designing of Spectrophotometer and Its Application in Explosive Detection

    M. Venkatesh and A. K. Chaudhary

    Water Vapor Permeability, Mechanical, Optical and Sensorial Properties of Plasticized Guar Gum Edible Films

    Xochitl Ruelas Chacon, Juan Carlos Contreras Esquivel, Julio Montañez, Antonio Francisco Aguilera Carbo, Maria De La Luz Reyes Vega, Rene Dario Peralta Rodriguez, and Gabriela Sanchez Brambila

    Photoelectrocatalytic Degradation of Methylene Blue and Inactivation of Escherichia coli by Spraydeposited Au:Zno Thin Films

    R. T. Sapkal

    Flame Spraying of Polymers: Distinctive Features of the Equipment and Coating Applications

    Yury Korobov and Marat Belotserkovskiy

    Influence of V Doping on Physicochemical Properties of Mesoporous Titania with Potential Application in Solar Photocatalysis

    Ranjith G. Naira, Abinash Das, Karim Bouchmella, and Bruno Boury

    Research of Hydrodynamic Parametres of a Turbulent Flow in the Inertia Apparatuses with Active Hydrodynamics

    R. R. Usmanova and G. E. Zaikov

    Probing Terpenoids: TMAP and TMPMP from Acorus calamus for Its Possible Antifungal Mechanism

    M. Sharanya

    Support Vector Machine (SVM) as a Classifier for Feature Based Classification: A Technical Note

    Surendra Kumar

    Optimization of Cost Equity of Hybrid Renewable Energy System

    R. Nivedita, Sarat Kumar Sahoo, Udit Mishra, and Indrayudh Ganguly


    A. K. Haghi, PhD, 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.

    Sabu Thomas, PhD, is the Pro-Vice Chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi University and Founding Director of the International and Inter University Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India. Professor Thomas has published over 750 peer-reviewed research papers, reviews, and book chapters and has a citation count of 31,574. The H index of Prof. Thomas is 81, and he has six patents to his credit. He has delivered over 300 plenary, inaugural, and invited lectures at national/international meetings over 30 countries. Professor Thomas’s research group, which specializes in many areas of polymers, is performing world-class collaborative research in various fields.

    Sukanchan Palit, MChE, is a chemical engineer by training and profession. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, India. His research areas are environmental engineering, advanced oxidation processes, ozonation, multiobjective optimization, genetic algorithm, and other branches of chemical engineering. He has done research at The Queen’s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, and has taught at Salalah College of Technology, Salalah, Oman. He has published over 40 journal papers in internationally renowned journals along with several book chapters.

    Priyanka Main, MTech, is a postgraduate in polymer science and technology from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India. She has done projects at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre,Trivandrum, India, and at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. She has undergone training at the Rubber Research Institute of India, Kottayam, and also at Primus Gloves of the Cochin Special Economic Zone, Cochin, India. Currently she has joined M. G. University, under the guidance of Prof. Sabu Thomas as Project Associate.