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Green Engineering

Series: ACS Symposium Series

Edited By: PT Anastas

American Chemical Society

Hardback | Jan 2001 | #118313 | ISBN: 0841236771
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This volume is part of a two-volume set devoted to promoting the concept of green chemistry. This first volume illustrates the pronounced impact that green engineering is having in a wide range of areas within chemical engineering, its counterpart will examine the role of green chemistry within chemical synthesis, each leading to a greater understanding and hopefully greater adoptions of these techniques by governments and chemical industry.


1. Introduction; GREEN PROCESSING; 2. Novel water-borne coatings via hybrid miniemulsion polymerization; 3. Pollution prevention in the magnetic tape industry. Solventless coating formulations for magnetic tape manufacture; 4. Eliminating solvents and acids in wafer processing; 5. Qualitative and quantitative analysis for environmentally benign electroplating operations; 6. Emission reduction of perfluorocompounds in semiconductor manufacturers via capture and recycle; GREEN APPLICATIONS OF CARBON DIOXIDE; 7. Combined reaction/separation processes in CO[2; 8. Green process concepts for the pharmaceutical industry (use of CO2 and nanoparticles); 9. Two-stage drawing of PET fibers using CO[2; 10. Supercritical CO[2 carbonation of cement and cement/fiber composites: the Supramics7 process@; ENVIRONMENTALLY BENIGN CATALYSIS; 11. Low-pressure oxidative carbonylation of aniline with Pd/C and Ag-Pd/C; 12. Clean combustion: catalyst challenges; 13. Zeolite technologies for a greener environment; 14. Catalytic recovery of elemental sulfur from dioxide-laden gas streams; 15. Kinetics for the hydrodechlorination of chlorofluorocarbons over model palladium catalysts; SEPARATIONS; 16. Green separation science & technology: replacement of volatile organic compounds in industrial scale liquid/liquid or chromatographic separations; 17. Separations research at USEPA: membranes and adsorption for recovery of VOCs and metals

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