Green Chemistry: Theory and Practice (Paperback)

Green Chemistry: Theory and Practice By Paul T. Anastas, John C. Warner Cover Image

Green Chemistry: Theory and Practice (Paperback)

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This book provides the first introductory treatment of the design, development, and evaluation processes central to Green Chemistry. As's comprehensive 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.

Product Details ISBN: 9780198506980
ISBN-10: 0198506988
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: May 25th, 2000
Pages: 152
Language: English