Thermodynamics, Solubility and Environmental Issues
- Trevor Letcher, Emeritus Professor, School of Chemistry, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa
For consultants, industrial/local authority scientists, researchers and graduate and post-graduate students
- Published: April 2007
- Imprint: ELSEVIER
- ISBN: 978-0-444-52707-3
Table of ContentsBasic Theory and ModellingChapter 1: An introduction to modelling of pollutants in the environment (T.M. Letcher).
Chapter 2: Modelling the solubility in water of environmentally important organic compounds(E. Estrada et al.).
Chapter 3: Modeling of contaminant leaching (M. Diaz, D. Apul).Industry and MiningChapter 4: Supercritical fluids and reductions in environmental pollution (K. Yamanaka, H. Ohtaki).
Chapter 5: Phase equilibrium studies on ionic liquid systems for industrial separation processes of complex organic mixtures (P. Reddy, T.M. Letcher).
Chapter 6: Environmental and solubility issues related to novel corrosion control (W.J. van Ooij, P. Puomi).
Chapter 7: The behaviour of iron and aluminum in acid mine drainage: speciation, mineralogy, and environmental significance (J.S. España).Radioactive WastesChapter 8: An evaluation of solubility limits on maximum uranium concentrations in groundwater (T. Iwatsuki, R.C. Arthur).
Chapter 9 : Leaching from cementitious materials used in radioactive waste disposal sites (K. Yokozeki).Air, Water, Soil and RemediationChapter 10: Solubility of carbon dioxide in natural systems (J. Salminen et al.).
Chapter 11: Estimation of the volatilization of organic chemicals from soil (E. Voutsas).
Chapter 12: Solubility and the phytoextraction of arsenic from soils by two different fern species(V. Campos).
Chapter 13: Environmental issues of gasoline additives – aqueous solubility and spills (J. Bergendahl).
Chapter 14: Ecotoxicity of ionic liquids in an aquatic environment (D. Pieraccini et al.).
Chapter 15: Rhamnolipid biosurfactants: solubility and environmental issues (C.N. Mulligan).
Chapter 16: Sorption, lipophilicity and partitioning phenomena of ionic liquids in environmental systems (P. Stepnowski).
Chapter 17: The solubility of hydroxyaluminosilicates and the biological availability of aluminium (C. Exley).
Chapter 18: Apatite group minerals: solubility and environmental remediation (M.C.F. Magalhães, P.A. Williams).Polymer Related IssuesChapter 19: Solubility of gases and vapors in polylactide polymers (R.A. Auras).
Chapter 20: Biodegradable material obtained from renewable resource:plasticized sodium caseinate films (J-L. Audic et al.).
Chapter 21: Supercritical carbon dioxide as a green solvent for polymer synthesis (C.D. Wood et al.).
Chapter 22: Solubility of plasticizers, polymers and environmental pollution (E. Białecka Florjańczyk, Z. Florjańczyk).Pesticides and Pollution Exposure in HumansChapter 23: Solubility issues in environmental pollution (A. Arce, A. Soto).
Chapter 24: Hazard identification and human exposure to pesticides (A. Garrido Frenich et al.).
Chapter 25: Solubility and body fluids (E. Königsberger, LC Königsberger).