Evaluating the Greenness of Synthesis
Part 7. Green Synthesis
Published Online: 15 APR 2012
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Handbook of Green Chemistry
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Constable, D. J. and Jiménez-González, C. “. 2012. Evaluating the Greenness of Synthesis. Handbook of Green Chemistry. 7:2:35–67.
- Published Online: 15 APR 2012
This chapter covers the typical metrics that can be used to evaluate the greenness of chemical synthesis. The discussion also illustrates the need to develop green metrics for chemical processes in a holistic fashion and from a systems point of view across a range of disciplines, where trade-offs are often encountered amongst the metrics.
- chemical synthesis;
- green engineering metrics;
- green chemistry