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Prof. John M. Bockris Books

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by John M. Bockris

Pages: 503
Publisher: D&M Enterprises
Year: 2005
ISBN: 0976744406
ISBN: 978-0976744405

Websites: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Bockris
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Dr. Bockris' landmark new book is by far the best we've seen on this subject. He attacks the current paradigm from all angles, and reviews well-documented phenomena which are difficult or impossible to explain with current scientific thought. As the title suggests, Bockris proposes a new paradigm which does not serve science as we now know it, but rather encompasses the known and "unknown" around us to give us a better understanding of the true nature of reality. - Infinite Energy

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by John M. Bockris

Pages: 404
Publisher: Springer
Year: 1999
ISBN: 0306459647
ISBN: 978-0306459641

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Recognized experts present incisive analysis of both fundamental and applied problems in this continuation of a highly acclaimed series.
Topics discussed include:
  • A thorough and mathematical treatment of periodic phenomena, with consideration of new theories about the transition between `order' and `chaos';
  • Impedance spectroscopy as applied to the study of kinetics and mechanisms of electrode processes;
  • The use of stoichiometric numbers in mechanism analysis;
  • The electro-osmotic dewatering of clays with important implications for the processing of industrial waste and geotechnical; stabilization;
  • Magnetic effects in electrolytic processes and the electrolytic Hall effect; and
  • The computer analysis and modeling of mass transfer and fluid flow.
These authoritative studies will be invaluable for researchers in engineering, electrochemistry, analytical chemistry, materials science, physical chemistry, and corrosion science.

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by John M. Bockris

Pages: 1046
Publisher: Springer
Year: 1993
ISBN: 0306443392
ISBN: 978-0306443398
ISBN: 0306442981
ISBN: 978-0306442988

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This work is an advanced version of the authors' landmark undergraduate text, Modern Electrochemistry. It presents the frontiers of research in photoelectrochemistry, bioelectrochemistry, the electrochemistry of cleaner environments, and other areas to help the professional electrochemist design cleaner, more economical sources of electricity.

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by John M. Bockris

Pages: 172
Publisher: Optima / McDonald & Co.
Year: 1991
ISBN: 0356200426
ISBN: 978-0356200422

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by John M. Bockris

Pages: 820
Publisher: Springer
Year: 1970/2001/2008 (pb)
ISBN: 0306461676
ISBN: 978-0306461675
ISBN: 0306461668
ISBN: 978-0306461668

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This long-awaited and thoroughly updated version of the classic text (Plenum Press, 1970) explains the subject of electrochemistry in clear, straightforward language for undergraduates and mature scientists who want to understand solutions. Like its predecessor, the new text presents the electrochemistry of solutions at the molecular level. The Second Edition takes full advantage of the advances in microscopy, computing power, and industrial applications in the quarter century since the publication of the First Edition. Such new techniques include scanning-tunneling microscopy, which enables us to see atoms on electrodes; and new computers capable of molecular dynamics calculations that are used in arriving at experimental values.

A description of the electrochemical stage - the high field region near the interface - is the topic of Chapter 6 and involves a complete rewrite of the corresponding chapter in the First Edition, particularly the various happenings which occur with organic molecules which approach surfaces in solution. The chapter on electrode kinetics retains material describing the Butler-Volmer equation from the First Edition, but then turns to many new areas, including electrochemical theories of potential-dependent gas catalysis. Chapter 8 is a new one devoted to explaining how electrochemists deal with the fast-changing nature of the electrode surface. Quantum Mechanics as the basis to electrode kinetics is given an entirely new look - up to and including considerations of bond-breaking reactions.


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by John M. Bockris

Pages: 542
Publisher: Springer
Year: 1970/2001/2008 (pb)
ISBN: 0306463253
ISBN: 978-0306463259

Description

This long awaited and thoroughly updated version of the classic text (Plenum Press, 1970) explains the subject of electrochemistry in clear, straightforward language for undergraduates and mature scientists who want to understand solutions. Like its predecessor, the new text presents the electrochemistry of solutions at the molecular level. The Second Edition takes full advantage of the advances in microscopy, computing power, and industrial applications in the quarter century since the publication of the First Edition. Such new techniques include scanning-tunneling microscopy, which enables us to see atoms on electrodes; and new computers capable of molecular dynamics calculations that are used in arriving at experimental values.

Chapter 10 starts with a detailed description of what happens when light strikes semi-conductor electrodes and splits water, thus providing in hydrogen a clean fuel. There have of course been revolutionary advances here since the First Edition was written. The book also discusses electrochemical methods that may provide the most economical path to many new syntheses - for example, the synthesis of the textile, nylon. The broad area of the breakdown of material in moist air, and its electrochemistry is taken up in the substantial Chapter 12. Another exciting topic covered is the evolution of energy conversion and storage which lie at the cutting edge of clean automobile development. Chapter 14 presents from a fresh perspective a discussion of electrochemical mechanisms in Biology, and Chapter 15 shows how new electrochemical approaches may potentially alleviate many environmental problems.


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by John M. Bockris

Pages: 828
Publisher: Springer
Year: 1970/1998/2008 (pb)
ISBN: 0306455552
ISBN: 978-0306455551
ISBN: 0306455544
ISBN: 978-0306455544

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This Second Edition of Modern Electrochemistry 1 includes everything that made the First Edition a classic -- rigor, clarity, and completeness -- but it has been thoroughly revised to include: -- the modern theory of ion-solvent interactions -- new methods for determining transport numbers -- room temperature liquid electrolytes -- computer simulation and new spectroscopies, and -- an updated bibliography. Problem set, explanatory diagrams, derivations of equations, and appendixes make this book an excellent undergraduate text and a useful reference for professionals.

`The first edition of Modern Electrochemistry, a two-volume set published in 1970, is familiar as a classic work to those who teach and practice electrochemistry. The second edition ... is a worthy successor, containing nearly all the original material, updated with the results of two and one-half decades of additional research, as well as a large amount of new material. ...the authors have done an admirable job of beginning each idea at a very basic level and building from there, the buildup is quite rapid as textbooks go and liberally sprinkled with mathematics and its attendant condensation of information, so the reading is challenging. Additionally, the authors are not bashful about invoking the calculus when it is appropriate. On the basis of the level of treatment and the sheer volume of material, this volume would be most appropriate as a textbook for an advanced course (post physical chemistry) in physical electrochemistry. It seems eminently suitable as a source of supplemental reading for students in a variety of upper-level courses, including physical chemistry. As a reference for the practicing electrochemist it shines because of its thorough coverage of the discipline, its excellent index, and its easy-to-use system of paragraph headings, each of which includes sufficient detail to enable the researcher to confidently identify the relevant portion of text. In view of the challenge presented in reading this text, I (who consider myself an applied analytical chemist) confess significant surprise in finding that the volume is relatively difficult to put down. The authors have managed to include more than their fair share of the "So that's why that happens!" factor.' - Journal of Chemical Education, 76:8 (1999)