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Main Title Green chemistry : theory and practice /
Author Anastas, Paul T.,
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Warner, John Charles.
Publisher Oxford University Press,
Year Published 2000
OCLC Number 45038501
ISBN 0198506988; 9780198506980
Subjects Green chemistry. ; Environmental management. ; Umweltchemikalie. ; Chemie. ; Umweltverträglichkeit. ; Chemie.--(DE-588)4009816-3 ; Umweltchemikalie.--(DE-588)4117281-4 ; Umweltverträglichkeit.--(DE-588)4061655-1 ; Environmental chemistry--Industrial applications. ; Umweltvertrèaglichkeit.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHAM  TP155.A657 1998 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 06/20/2011
Collation xi, 135 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 125-129) and index.
Contents Notes
This book provides an introductory treatment of the design, development, and evaluation processes central to green chemistry. As a textbook, it takes a broad view of the subject and integrates a wide variety of approaches. Topics include alternative feedstocks, environmentally benign syntheses, the design of safer chemical products, new reaction conditions, alternative solvents and catalyst development, and the use of biosynthesis and biomimetic principles. It introduces new evaluation processes that encompass the complete health and environmental impact of a synthesis, from the choice of starting materials to the final product. Throughout, the text provides specific examples which compare the new methods with classical ones. Introduction -- What is green chemistry? -- Tools of green chemistry -- Principles of green chemistry -- Evaluating the effects of chemistry -- Evaluating feedstocks and starting materials -- Evaluating reaction types -- Evaluation of methods to design safer chemicals -- Examples of green chemistry -- Future trends in green chemistry.