Publisher description for Handbook for estimating physicochemical properties of organic compounds / Martin Reinhard, Axel Drefahl.

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Counter A comprehensive compendium of published property estimation techniques for organic compounds. For scientists and engineers seeking to estimate properties of compounds, this time-saving Handbook brings together in one compact volume a vast array of property estimation methods from more than 2,700 published sources for calculating these and many other properties of organic compounds: * Density and molar volume * Boiling point * Refractive index and molar refraction * Melting point * Surface tension and parachor * Water solubility * Viscosity * * Air/water partition coefficient * Vapor pressure * Octanol/water partition coefficient * Enthalpy of vaporization * Soil/water partition coefficient. The property estimation techniques detailed in the Handbook have been chosen for their broad applicability and practical value. The discussion of each estimating technique includes a clear exposition of the technique, including classes of compounds for which it is applicable and critical consideration of its strengths and weaknesses, as well as many worked-out examples demonstrating the technique. The Handbook can be used on its own or in tandem with the Toolkit for Estimating Physicochemical Properties of Organic Compounds, an easy-to-use, Windows(r)-based program that puts rapid estimation routines and flexible search capabilities at the user's fingertips. The Toolkit CD features routines for estimating key properties of organic compounds and a database of property and other data for more than 24,000 organic compounds. Also available: Toolkit for Estimating Physicochemical Properties of Organic Compounds ISBN 0-471-19492-1 (CD-ROM) * Toolkit for Estimating Physicochemical Properties of Organic Compounds ISBN 0-471-17263-4 (book/CD-ROM set)

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Organic compounds Handbooks, manuals, etc