Environmental Electrochemistry: Fundamentals and Applications in Pollution Sensors and Abatement

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9780125762601: Environmental Electrochemistry: Fundamentals and Applications in Pollution Sensors and Abatement

The first book of its kind, Environmental Electrochemistry considers the role that electrochemical science and engineering can play in environmental remediation, pollution targeting, and pollutant recycling. Electrochemical-based sensors and abatement technologies for the detection, quantification, and treatment of environmental pollutants are described. Each chapter includes an extensive listing of supplemental readings, with illustrations throughout the bookto clarify principles and approaches detailed in the text.

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This book is an excellent treatise on the fundamentals of modern electrochemistry and its applications to the solution of analytical and remedial environmental problems...readable by engineers, chemists, physicists, biologists, and other technical persons trained at the level of advanced undergraduate students and beyond... --James F. Rusling, University of Connecticut, JOURNAL OF AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY Explores the application of electrochemical and photochemical methods to pollution sensors and abatement. Intended for both an environmental specialist audience and for the practicing electrochemist, the focus is the positive role that electrochemical science and engineering can play in the detection, quantification, and treatment of environmental pollutants. --REFERENCE & RESEARCH BOOK NEWS ...this book presents some of the most modern approaches to sensing and remediating pollutants, and does in comprehensively... --Hal Reichard, CHEMICAL ENGINEERING PROGRESS, September 1999

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Krishnan Rajeshwar has published over 120 scientific papers and several book chapters in the fields of thermal analysis methods development, semiconductor electrosynthesis and photoelectrochemistry, and charge transport/storage mechanisms in bioconductive oxides and polymers. Rajeshwar was born in Trivandrum, India in 1947. He received a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, and completed his post-doctoral training at St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia and Colorado State University in Fort Collins. After finishing his training in 1983, Dr. Rajeshwar joined the Chemistry Department at the University of Texas at Arlington. He was promoted from Assistant Professor to Associate Professor in 1987, and to Full Professor in 1989. Jorge Ibanez has published 30 papers and has also authored a textbook in the field of Laboratory Sciences. He completed his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry at the University of Houston in 1982 and has been at Universidad Iberamericana since 1985, where he is now a professor of Chemical Engineering. Dr. Ibanez has held visiting appointments at the University of Texas, Merrimack College of Massachusetts, and at several other institutions. He is also the President Elect of the Mexican Electrochemical Society.

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Rajeshwar, Krishnan, Ibanez, Jorge G.
Published by Academic Press (1997)
ISBN 10: 0125762607 ISBN 13: 9780125762601
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