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CHEMENG 170: Kinetics and reactor design

CHEMENG 170 - Fall 2014 - Instructor: Bent, S.
Last Updated: 18-Sep-2014

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Elements of chemical reaction engineering
4th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall PTR, c2006.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » TP157 .F65 2006
Essentials of chemical reaction engineering
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, c2011.
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Kinetics of Chemical Processes
Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, c1991.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » QD501 .B7818 1991
An introduction to chemical engineering kinetics and reactor design
New York : Wiley, c1977.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » QD502 .H54
Chemical Reaction Engineering
3rd ed. New York : Wiley, c1999.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » TP157 .L4 1999

Course description

Chemical kinetics, elementary reactions, mechanisms, rate-limiting steps, and quasi-steady state approximations. Ideal isothermal and non-isothermal reactors; design principles. Steady state and unsteady state operation of reactors; conversion and limitations of thermodynamic equilibrium. Enzymes and heterogeneous catalysis and catalytic reaction mechanisms.



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* Catalysis & kinetics

Chemical catalysis, kinetics, and reactions

Catalytic Kinetics
Amsterdam : Elsevier, 2005.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » QD505 .M87 2005
Chemical Kinetics and Mechanism
Cambridge, UK : Royal Society of Chemistry, 2002.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » QD502 .C54 2002
Chemical Kinetics and Reaction Dynamics
New York : Springer ; New Delhi, India : Anamaya, c2006.
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Chemical Kinetics Molecular Activity
1st ed. Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2007.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » QD502 .A76 2007
Concepts of Modern Catalysis and Kinetics
Weinheim [Germany] : Wiley-VCH, c2003.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » QD505 .C46 2003
Enzymatic reaction mechanisms
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » QP601 .F725 2007
Enzyme kinetics : catalysis & control
San Diego, Calif. : Elsevier Academic ; Oxford : Elsevier Science [distributor], 2010.
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Enzyme kinetics : principles and methods
2nd, rev. and updated ed. Weinheim, Germany : Wiley-VCH, c2008.
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » QP601.3 .B5713 2008
Heterogeneous catalysis
Amsterdam : Elsevier, c2012.
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Industrial Catalysis
2nd, completely rev. and extended ed. Weinheim : Wiley-VCH, c2006.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » TP156 .C35 H34 2006
Introduction to Chemical Kinetics
Chichester, England ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, c2004.
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Kinetics for the Life Sciences
Cambridge, Eng. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1995.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » QP601.3 .G88 1995
Kinetics of catalytic reactions
New York : Springer, c2005.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » QD505 .V36 2005
Molecular Heterogeneous Catalysis
Weinheim ; Cambridge : Wiley-VCH, c2006.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » QD505 .S256 2006

Books on catalysis

  1. [edited by] James Spivey, Yi-Fan Han, K. Dooley, Cynthia Lo.. 2015

  2. [editor] Michael North. 2015

  3. volume editors: Takao Ikariya, Masakatsu Shibasaki ; with contributions by J-E. Bäckvall...[et al.].. 2011

  4. edited by Pierluigi Barbaro, Francesca Liguori. 2010

  5. edited by Carsten Bolm and F. Ekkehardt Hahn. 2009

Books on chemical kinetics

  1. edited by R.G. Compton, G. Hancock. 1999

  2. by C. Olin Ball. 1960

  3. Michel Soustelle. 2011

  4. Luis Arnaut, Sebastiao Formosinho, Hugh Burrows. 2007

  5. James E. House. 2007

Books on enzyme kinetics

  1. edited by Swati Nagar, Upendra A. Argikar, Donald J. Tweedie. 2014

  2. Andrés Illanes, Lorena Wilson, Carlos Vera. 2014

  3. Andres Illanes, Lorena Wilson and Carlos Vera. 2014

  4. Athel Cornish-Bowden. 2012

  5. Robert A. Alberty. 2011

* Reaction engineering

Anaerobic biotechnology for bioenergy production : principles and applications
Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2008.
Engineering Library (Terman) » Stacks » TP358 .A55 2008
Biological Reaction Engineering
2nd completely rev. ed. Weinheim : Wiley-VCH, c2003.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » TP248.25 .B55 B545 2003
Bioreaction Engineering Principles
3rd ed. New York : Springer, 2011.
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Chemical Reactions and chemical reactors
Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, c2009.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » QD501 .R66 2009
Chemical Reactor Design and Control
[New York] : AIChE ; Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Interscience, c2007.
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Chemical reactor design, optimization, and scaleup
2nd ed. Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2008.
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Control and monitoring of chemical batch reactors
London ; New York : Springer, c2011.
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engineering of chemical reactions
2nd ed. New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » TP157 .S32 2005
Fundamentals of chemical engineering thermodynamics
Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall, c2013.
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Introduction to chemical engineering thermodynamics.
7th ed. / Boston : McGraw-Hill, c2005.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » On reserve: Ask at circulation desk » TP155.2 .T45 S58 2005
Introductory chemical engineering thermodynamics
2nd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall, c2012.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » TP149 .E45 2012
Metabolic Engineering
San Diego : Academic Press, c1998.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » TP248.3 .S74 1998
Principles of chemical reactor analysis and design
2nd ed. Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2009.
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Producing biomolecular substances with fermenters, bioreactors, and biomolecular synthesizers
Boca Raton : CRC/Taylor & Francis, 2006.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » TP248.25 .B55 H67 2006
Structured catalysts and reactors
2nd ed. Boca Raton : Taylor & Francis/CRC Press, 2006.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » TP156 .C35 S77 2006

Books on biochemical engineering

  1. Shijie Liu.. 2013

  2. Sarfaraz K. Niazi (Therapeutic Proteins Inernational LLC, Chicago, Illinois, USA), Justin L. Brown (Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA). 2016

  3. Michael L. Shuler, Fikret Kargi. 2014

  4. Kim Gail Clarke. 2013

  5. Pauline M. Doran. 2013

Books on bioreactors

  1. Qin Ye, Jie Bao, Jian-Jiang Zhong, editors ; with contributions by Hongjun Dong [and more].. 2016

  2. Henry C. Lim, University of California, Irvine, Hwa Sung Shin, Inha University. 2013

  3. John Villadsen, Jens Nielsen, Gunnar Lidén.. 2011

  4. volume editors: Regine Eibl, Dieter Eibl. 2009

Books on chemical processes

  1. Arnab Chakrabarty, Sam Mannan, Tahir Cagin. 2016

  2. Radoslav Paulen, Miroslav Fikar. 2016

  3. Michael Speegle. 2016

  4. edited by Trevor M. Letcher, Janet L. Scott, Darrell A. Patterson. 2015

  5. edited by Theodoros Varzakas, Constantina Tzia. 2015

Books on chemical reactors

  1. H. Scott Fogler (Ame and Catherine Vennema Professor of Chemical Engineering and the Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor). 2016

  2. Jonathan Worstell. 2015

  3. Dmitry Yu. Murzin. 2015

  4. editor: Rafal Bogel-Lukasik. 2015

  5. Martin Schmal, Department of Chemical Engineering, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro--COPP/UFRJ, Brazil. 2014

* Digestive systems

Anatomy and physiology
4th ed. Boston : Benjamin Cummings, c2011.
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » QP34.5 .M454 2011
Animal Structure and Function
10th ed. Pacific Grove, CA : Brooks/Cole a division of Thomson Learning, Inc., c2004.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » SF761 .S796 2004
Biochemistry and physiology of anaerobic bacteria
New York : Springer, c2003.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » QR89.5 .B55 2003
Biology of the Insect Midgut
1st ed. London ; New York : Chapman & Hall, 1996.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » QL495 .B58 1996
Biology of the Reptilia
London, New York, Academic Press, 1969-
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » QL641 .G3 V.1
Color Atlas of Cytology, Histology, and Microscopic Anatomy
Color Atlas of Physiology
Complete book of hummingbirds
San Diego, Calif. : Thunder Bay Press, [2009]
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » QL696 .A558 T55 2009
Comparative physiology of the vertebrate digestive system
2nd ed. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1995.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » QP145 .S78 1995
Digestive physiology and nutrition of marsupials
Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1982.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » QP145 .H94 1982
Digestive system in mammals
Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1994.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » QP145 .D565 1994
3rd ed. Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Academic Press, c2009.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » QL641 .V58 2009
Incredible anaerobes : from physiology to genomics to fuels
Boston, Mass. : Blackwell on behalf of the New York Academy of Sciences, 2008.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » Q11 .N5 V.1125
Insect Physiological Ecology
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » QL495 .C46 2004
Integrative Wildlife Nutrition
Berlin : Springer-Verlag, c2009.
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Intestinal absorptive surface in mammals of different sizes
Berlin ; New York : Springer, c1997.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » QL739 .S65 1997
Introduction to Nutrition and Metabolism
4th ed. Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, c2008.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » QP141 .B38 2008
Marsupial Nutrition
Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » QL737 .M3 H86 1999
Mathematical foundations and biomechancs of the digestive system
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » QP156 .M58 2010
Mathematical modelling in animal nutrition
Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK ; Cambridge, MA : CABI, c2008.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » SF95 .M337 2008
Measuring metabolic rates : a manual for scientists
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » QP171 .L53 2008
Molecular and cellular basis of digestion
Amsterdam ; New York : Elsevier, 1986.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » QP145 .M66 1986
Multifunctional gut of fish
1st ed. Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Academic Press, 2011.
Marine Biology Library (Miller) » Stacks » QL639.1 .H6 V.30
Physiological and ecological adaptations to feeding in vertebrates
Enfield, (NH) : Science Publishers, c2005.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » QP145 .P46 2005
Physiological systems in insects
Third edition.
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Physiology of the gastrointestional tract
London : Academic Press, c2012.
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Color atlases from Thieme

  1. Diethelm Wallwiener [and eight others].. 2015

  2. [edited by] Jamie Ullman, P.B. Raksin ; medical illustrator, Jennifer Pryll. 2015

  3. Werner Platzer ; illustrations by Gerhard Spitzer. 2015

  4. Helga Fritsch, Wolfgang Kuehnel. 2015


[New York?] : Thomson Reuters.
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Engineering Village
Hoboken, N.J. : Elsevier Engineering Information, Inc.
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Zoological Record
London, J. Van Voorst [etc.]
Marine Biology Library (Miller) » Indexes » 016.59 .Z872 V.136:NO.19-20 2000
Indexes the world's zoological and animal science literature, covering all research from biochemistry to veterinary medicine. The database provides a collection of references from over 4,500 international serial publications, plus books, meetings, reviews and other no- serial literature from over 100 countries. It is the oldest continuing database of animal biology, indexing literature published from 1864 to the present. Zoological Record has long been recognized as the "unofficial register" for taxonomy and systematics, but other topics in animal biology are also covered.
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Search Tips

Web of Science

For finding journal articles, use the Web of Science first. 

   Search terms could be: (Digestive system* OR digestion) AND (common name OR scientific name OR family name if you want to do a broader search)

Here's some quick tips for finding important/relevant articles:

  • limit search terms to the title field, find review papers
  • use Refine by Document Type option on left side and choose "Review"
  • sort answers by "most cited" to see papers that have been referenced the most (use pull down on right side)
  • analyze results to see which authors are publishing the most on a topic (Analyze button at lower left side)

When you have a key article on a topic, it is a great way to identify additional materials by viewing cited and citing references.  For example, locate Penry and Jumars article in Web of Science, view citing items.  These citing items can then be refined (e.g. find review papers) or analyzed (e.g. by Subject or Source Title) to focus on particular areas of interest.  Here's an initial search strategy and citation for the Penry and Jumars article.

   Topic=(modeling animal guts) AND Author=(Penry AND Jumars)

   Author(s): PENRY DL, JUMARS PA
   Source: AMERICAN NATURALIST   Volume: 129   Issue: 1   Pages: 69-96   Published: JAN 1987
   Times Cited: 231

Biosis Citation Index

Michael Newman, Falconer Biology Librarian, noted: "It is easy to find articles on physiology of digestive enzymes in a particular organism.  One way to do this is to use the Concept Codes:

drosophila AND 10808 (Concept Code for Physiological Studies of Enzymes) AND 14004 (Concept Code for Physiology and Biochemistry of Digestion)

Possibly by combining this with the word kinetics, one could find articles on rates of reactions in digestion."

Zoological Record

Zoological Record is another resource that might contain citations about the digestive system of an animal.

Engineering Village (EV)

EV covers more chemical engineering sources than the Web of Science.  Use EV to locate articles on bioreactors, chemical engineering reactions, etc.


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[United States] : McGraw-Hill, [2000?]-
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2nd, completely rev. ed. Weinheim ; New York : VCH, c1991-2001.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » TP248.2 .B5465 1991 INDEX
These twelve volumes are organized into three sections. The first four volumes consider the fundamentals of biotechnology from biological, biochemical, molecular biological, and chemical engineering perspectives. The next four volumes are devoted to products of industrial relevance. Special attention is given here to products derived from genetically engineered microorganisms and mammalian cells. The last four volumes are dedicated to the description of special topics.
Catalysis from A to Z
4th, completely rev. and enl. ed. Weinheim : Wiley-VCH, c2013.
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Catalysis from A to Z explains briefly the important terms for every aspect of catalysis, whether biocatalysis, homogeneous catalysis, heterogeneous catalysis, or such related topics as spectroscopy or analytical methods. These also include abbreviations, brief biographic entries of important scientists who have worked in catalysis, trade names, important catalytic processes, named reactions, and other important keywords in the general field of catalysis.
Comprehensive Biological Catalysis
San Diego : Academic Press, c1998.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Reference » QP601 .C738 1998 V.1
"Comprehensive Biological Catalysis: A Mechanistic Reference offers a comprehensive review of enzyme catalysis from a chemical perspective. This multi-volume work thoroughly covers background chemistry. The first volume concentrates on reactions of electrophilic carbon, phosphorous and sulfur. Volume Two provides reactions of nucleophilic/carbanoid carbon. Volume Three highlights radical reactions and oxidation/reduction. The final volume, or the chemical lexicon, consists of clear explanations of alphabetically-arranged specialized terms and concepts. A team of highly regarded authors and editors were gathered together to contribute to a clear and consistent coverage of enzyme catalysis."
Comprehensive molecular insect science
1st ed. Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2005.
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » QL495 .C737 2005 V.1
The first edition of this treatise was called Comprehensive Insect Physiology, Biochemistry, and Pharmacology. Important developments and achievements in modern insect science since the first edition have led to this new revised, expanded and retitled reference work. Vol. 1 - Reproduction and Development. Vol. 2 - Development. Vol. 3 - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Vol. 5 - Pharmacology. Vol. 6 - Control.
This encyclopedia is a new up-to-date resource for the global biotechnology industry. It is based on the Encyclopedia of Bioprocess Technology (Flickinger and Drew, 1999) and the Encyclopedia of Cell Technology (Spier, 2000). The content was fully revised, updated, and expanded to present all key aspects, theoretical and practical, of industrial biological processes, techniques, equipment, products, as well as ethical and regulatory issues.
Encyclopedia of Life
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Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia is one of the best known and widely used reference works on the animal world. Thorough articles familiarize readers with animals found everywhere on the globe, detailing their life cycles, predators, food systems, overall ecology and much more. Includes: Lowermetazoans and Lesser Deuterosomes; Protostomes; Insects; Fishes; Amphibians; Reptiles; Birds; Mammals
5th ed. Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Interscience, c2004-2007.
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"Presents a wide scope of articles on chemical substances—including their properties, manufacturing, and uses. It also focuses on industrial processes and unit operations in chemical engineering, as well as covering fundamentals and scientific subjects related to the field. Additionally, environmental and health issues concerning chemical technology are also addressed."
7th ed. Weinheim, Germany : Wiley-VCH ; New York : J. Wiley & Sons, 2009-
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2nd, completely rev. and enl. ed. Weinheim : [Great Britain] : Wiley-VCH, 2002.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » QD505 .A67 2002 V.1
Homogeneous catalysis is the success story of organometallic chemistry. Bulk and fine chemicals, and even natural products are being produced via homogeneous organometallic catalysis. This handbook contains both basic research and industrial applications. It also has both state-of-the-art and concise treatment of important catalytic reactions and processes.
Biochemical engineering and biotechnology handbook
2nd ed. New York : Stockton Press, 1991.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Reference » TP248.3 .A853 1991
This handbook provides fundamental data and practical information needed by engineers or researchers working in the field of biochemical engineering or biotechnology. It contains topics as diverse as microbial metabolism, properties of microorganisms and enzyme activity to reactor design, fluid rheology and downstream processing.
Chemical Process and Design Handbook
New York : McGraw-Hill, [2002]
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This handbook shows you how to control chemical processes to yield desired effects efficiently and economically. It examines each of the major chemical processes, such as reactions, separations, mixing, heating, cooling, pressure change, and particle size reduction and enlargement – in logically arranged alphabetical chapters, providing you with an understanding of the essential qualitative analysis of each. The Handbook: Emphasizes chemical conversions – chemical reactions applied to industrial processing, Provides easy-to-understand descriptions to explain reactor type and design, Describes the latest process developments and possible future improvements or changes.
[Bethesda, Md.] : John Wiley and Sons, 2011-
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4th ed. New York : McGraw-Hill, c2012.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Reference » TP149 .H285 2012
Fully revised throughout with new procedures, the Fourth Edition shows how to solve the main process-related problems that often arise in chemical engineering practice. New calculations reflect the latest green technologies and environmental engineering standards.
Handbook of green chemistry
[Place of publication not identified] : John Wiley and Sons, 2010-
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This handbook is a one-stop resource covering green catalysis, green solvents, green processes, and green products. [Set I: Green catalysis] v. 1. Homogeneous catalysis; v. 2. Heterogeneous catalysis; v. 3. Biocatalysis   [Set II: Green solvents]  v. 4. Supercritical solvents; v. 5. Reactions in water; v. 6. Ionic liquids   [Set III: Green processes] v. 7. Green synthesis; v. 8. Bioinspired processes; v. 9. Designing safer chemicals   [Set IV: Green products] v. 10. Green engineering; v. 11. Green nanoscience; v. 12. Sustainable product design.
2nd, completely rev. and enl. ed. Weinheim : Wiley-VCH ; [Chichester : ǂb John Wiley, distributor], c2008.
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This 8 volume handbook provides easily searchable yet comprehensive information. Major topics include: Preparation of Solid Catalysts, Characterization of Solid Catalysts, Model Systems, Elementary Steps and Mechanisms, Kinetics and Transport Processes, Deactivation and Regeneration, Special Catalytic Systems, Laboratory Reactors, Reaction Engineering, Environmental Catalysis, Inorganic Reactions, Energy-related Catalysis, and Organic Reactions.
[Norwich, N.Y.] : Knovel, 2003-
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[Columbus, OH] : McGraw-Hill
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Delivers comprehensive authoritative information that accelerates research and innovation, and features content from a broad range of must-have McGraw-Hill engineering publications, including the latest editions of classics such as Perry's Chemical Engineers Handbook.
Rahway, N.J. : Merck & Co., 1968-
Green Library » Information Center: Reference » RS356 .M524 2001
The Merck Index contains over 10,000 monographs with information relating to compounds of significance in research, commerce and environmental impact.  Each monograph in this authoritative reference source is a concise description of a single substance or a small group of closely related compounds. There is also a supplement of Organic Name Reactions.
8th ed. / New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2008.
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Since 1934, Perry's Chemical Engineers' Handbook has delivered unrivaled, state-of-the-art coverage of all aspects of chemical engineering—from the fundamentals to details on computer applications and control. Featuring 2,700 pages and 1900 illustrations, the eighth edition is a comprehensive source for the newest developments, advances, achievements, and methods in the field.
2nd ed. Berlin ; New York : Springer, 2001-
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » QP601 .E5158 2001 INDEX A
Springer Handbook of Enzymes provides data on enzymes sufficiently well characterized. It offers concise and complete descriptions of some 5,000 enzymes are well characterized as well as their application in analytical, synthetic and biotechnology processes, in food industry, and for medicinal treatments. Data sheets are arranged in their EC-Number sequence and the volumes themselves are arranged according to enzyme classes. This series provides much detail on each enzyme, including specific activity and Km values. References are provided for all data, and human and non-human species are covered, but it would be very difficult to find data for a specific species.


3rd ed. / Washington, DC : American Chemical Society ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
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