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Beyond the Molecular Frontier 9780309084772

Beyond the Molecular Frontier

Challenges for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

ISBN-10: 0309084776
ISBN-13: 9780309084772
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PUBLISHER: National Academies Press
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Chemistry and chemical engineering have changed significantly in the last decade. They have broadened their scopea "into biology, nanotechnology, materials science, computation, and advanced methods of process systems engineering and controla "so much that the programs in most chemistry and chemical engineering departments now barely resemble the classical notion of chemistry. Beyond the Molecular Frontier brings together research, discovery, and invention across the entire spectrum of the chemical sciencesa "from fundamental, molecular-level chemistry to large-scale chemical processing technology. This reflects the way the field has evolved, the synergy at universities between research and education in chemistry and chemical engineering, and the way chemists and chemical engineers work together in industry.

The astonishing developments in science and engineering during the 20th century have made it possible to dream of new goals that might previously have been considered unthinkable. This book identifies the key opportunities and challenges for the chemical sciences, from basic research to societal needs and from terrorism defense to environmental protection, and it looks at the ways in which chemists and chemical engineers can work together to contribute to an improved future.

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CATEGORY: Science, Technology & Engineering
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