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