Download E-books Encyclopedia of the Elements: Technical Data - History - Processing - Applications. With a Foreword by Bengt Norden PDF

By Per Enghag(auth.)

Recognized for its historical past of diverse point discoverers, Sweden is the starting place of this entire encylopedia of the elements.
It offers either a big database for pros in addition to specific analyzing starting from ancient proof, discoverers' pics, color plates of mineral forms, typical occurrences, and commercial figures to profitable and refining techniques, organic roles and purposes in sleek chemistry, engineering and industry.
Elemental info is gifted in reality tables which come with a number of actual and thermodynamic homes, isotope lists, radiation absorption features, NMR parameters, and others. additional pertinent facts is available in extra tables through the text.
released in Swedish in 3 volumes from 1998 to 2000, the contents were revised and multiplied by way of the writer for this English edition.Content:
Chapter 1 creation (pages 1–22):
Chapter 2 approximately subject (pages 23–54):
Chapter three the weather – starting place, incidence, Discovery and Names (pages 55–78):
Chapter four Geochemistry (pages 79–97):
Chapter five Gold (pages 99–121):
Chapter 6 Silver (pages 123–138):
Chapter 7 Copper (pages 139–165):
Chapter eight Iron (pages 167–214):
Chapter nine Hydrogen (pages 215–234):
Chapter 10 Blowpipe and Spectroscope – vital instruments for locating components (pages 235–257):
Chapter eleven Sodium and Potassium (pages 259–285):
Chapter 12 Lithium (pages 287–300):
Chapter thirteen Rubidium and Cesium (pages 301–313):
Chapter 14 Magnesium and Calcium (pages 315–339):
Chapter 15 Beryllium (pages 341–353):
Chapter sixteen Strontium and Barium (pages 355–372):
Chapter 17 Scandium, Yttrium, Lanthanum and the 14 Lanthanides – infrequent Earth Metals (REMs) (pages 373–492):
Chapter 18 Titanium (pages 493–509):
Chapter 19 Zirconium (pages 511–522):
Chapter 20 Hafnium (pages 523–529):
Chapter 21 Vanadium (pages 531–547):
Chapter 22 Niobium (pages 549–560):
Chapter 23 Tantalum (pages 561–570):
Chapter 24 Chromium (pages 571–588):
Chapter 25 Molybdenum (pages 589–604):
Chapter 26 Tungsten (pages 605–623):
Chapter 27 Manganese (pages 625–642):
Chapter 28 Technetium (pages 643–654):
Chapter 29 Rhenium (pages 655–666):
Chapter 30 Cobalt (pages 667–683):
Chapter 31 Nickel (pages 685–706):
Chapter 32 Platinum workforce Metals (pages 707–757):
Chapter 33 Zinc (pages 759–776):
Chapter 34 Cadmium (pages 777–790):
Chapter 35 Mercury (pages 791–804):
Chapter 36 Boron (pages 805–818):
Chapter 37 Aluminum (pages 819–843):
Chapter 38 Gallium, Indium and Thallium (pages 845–867):
Chapter 39 Carbon (pages 869–895):
Chapter forty Silicon (pages 897–921):
Chapter forty-one Germanium (pages 923–933):
Chapter forty two Tin (pages 935–947):
Chapter forty three Lead (pages 949–970):
Chapter forty four Nitrogen (pages 971–988):
Chapter forty five Phosphorus (pages 989–999):
Chapter forty six Arsenic, Antimony and Bismuth (pages 1001–1026):
Chapter forty seven Oxygen (pages 1027–1044):
Chapter forty eight Sulfur (pages 1045–1058):
Chapter forty nine Selenium and Tellurium (pages 1059–1071):
Chapter 50 Halogens (pages 1073–1108):
Chapter fifty one Noble Gases (pages 1109–1140):
Chapter fifty two Radioactive parts (pages 1141–1214):

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Download E-books The Encyclopedia of Indian Philosophies, Vol. 4: Samkhya- A Dualist Tradition in Indian Philosophy PDF

By G. J. Larson, Ramshankar Bhattacharya, Karl H. Potter (Eds)

A Dualist culture in Indian Philosophy strains the historical past of the procedure from its beginnings within the 3rd or fourth century B.C. up in the course of the 20th century. The voulme contains a long creation which discusses the background of the method and its philosophical contours total. the rest of the amount contains summaries in English of all extant Sanskrit texts of the Samkhya approach.

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Download E-books The Encyclopedia of Volcanoes, Second Edition PDF

Volcanoes are surely essentially the most incredible and awe-inspiring positive aspects of the actual international. Our paradoxical fascination with them stems from their majestic attractiveness and strong, occasionally lethal, destructiveness. though the great advances in volcanology because precedent days, a few of the secret surrounding volcanic eruptions is still this present day. The Encyclopedia of Volcanoes summarizes our current wisdom of volcanoes; it offers a entire resource of data at the explanations of volcanic eruptions and either the damaging and precious results. The early chapters specialize in the technology of volcanism (melting of resource rocks, ascent of magma, eruption tactics, extraterrestrial volcanism, etc.).  Later chapters talk about human interface with volcanoes, together with the historical past of volcanology, geothermal power assets, interplay with the oceans and surroundings, future health features of volcanism, mitigation of volcanic mess ups, post-eruption ecology, and the impression of eruptions on organismal biodiversity.

  • Provides the single accomplished reference paintings to hide all features of volcanology
  • Written by means of approximately a hundred international specialists in volcanology
  • Explores an built-in transition from the actual means of eruptions via dangers and threat, to the social face of volcanism, with an emphasis on how volcanoes have prompted and formed society
  • Presents thousands of colour pictures, maps, charts and illustrations making this an aesthetically beautiful reference
  • On-line complement comprises extra multimedia
  • Glossary of 3,000 key words with definitions of all key vocabulary goods within the box is included

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of Taoism Volume 2 of 2-set M - Z PDF

By Fabrizio Pregadio

The Encyclopedia of Taoism offers accomplished assurance of Taoist faith, proposal and historical past, reflecting the present kingdom of Taoist scholarship. Taoist reports have improved past any expectation lately. Researchers in a couple of languages have investigated issues nearly unknown just a couple of years formerly, whereas others have surveyed for the 1st time textual, doctrinal and formality corpora. The Encyclopedia offers the complete gamut of this new learn. The paintings comprises approximately 1,750 entries, which fall into the subsequent extensive different types: surveys of normal issues; faculties and traditions; individuals; texts; phrases; deities; immortals; temples and different sacred websites. phrases are given of their unique characters, transliterated and translated. Entries are completely cross-referenced and, furthermore, 'see additionally' listings are given on the foot of many entries. hooked up to every access are references taking the reader to a grasp bibliography on the finish of the paintings. there's chronology of Taoism and the complete is punctiliously listed. there is not any reference paintings similar to the Encyclopedia of Taoism in scope and concentration. Authored by means of a global physique of specialists, the Encyclopedia should be a necessary addition to libraries serving scholars and students within the fields of non secular reports, philosophy and faith, and Asian historical past and tradition.

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