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Beyond the molecular frontier : challenges for chemistry and chemical engineering / Committee on Challenges for the Chemical Sciences in the 21st Century, Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology, National Research Council of the National Academies.

Author/Creator:
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Challenges for the Chemical Sciences in the 21st Century.
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, c2003.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 224 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Chemical engineering -- Research -- United States.
Chemistry -- Research -- United States.
Contents:
1. Introduction
2. The structures and cultures of the disciplines: the common chemical bond
3. Synthesis and manufacturing: creating and exploiting new substances and new transformations
4. Chemical and physical transformations of matter
5. Isolating, identifying, imaging, and measuring substances and structures
6. Chemical theory and computer modeling from computational chemistry to process systems engineering
7. The interface with biology and medicine
8. Materials design
9. Atmospheric and environmental chemistry
10. Energy: providing for the future
11. National and personal security
12. How to achieve these goals.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0309084776
OCLC:
52180399
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