Chapter 4. Application of Green Metrics Analysis to Chemical Reactions and Synthesis Plans

  1. Dr Alexei Lapkin Master in Chemistry, Ph.D. Senior Lecturer Deputy Director2 and
  2. Dr David J. C. Constable Ph.D., B.S. Director Group Leader3
  1. Dr John Andraos B.Sc., Ph.D. post-doctoral fellow Junior Research Fellow Lecturer Course Director

Published Online: 3 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305432.ch4

Green Chemistry Metrics: Measuring and Monitoring Sustainable Processes

Green Chemistry Metrics: Measuring and Monitoring Sustainable Processes

How to Cite

Andraos, J. (2008) Application of Green Metrics Analysis to Chemical Reactions and Synthesis Plans, in Green Chemistry Metrics: Measuring and Monitoring Sustainable Processes (eds A. Lapkin and D. J. C. Constable), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444305432.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, UK

  2. 3

    GlaxoSmithKline, One Franklin Plaza, Mail Stop: FP1870, Philadelphia, PA 19101, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Western Ontario, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405159685

Online ISBN: 9781444305432

Keywords:

  • application of green metrics analysis to chemical reactions and synthesis plans;
  • mass balances - appropriate basis for LCAs;
  • mass-related metrics;
  • fractions of global-warming scores;
  • assessment scopes of MB and LCA;
  • green metrics analysis;
  • energy intensity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Green metrics applied to individual reactions

  • Green metrics applied to synthesis plans

  • Concluding remarks

  • Acknowledgements

  • Appendix

  • References