Wiley
Wiley.com
Print this page Share

Computational Molecular Science

ISBN: 978-0-470-72307-4
3456 pages
April 2014
Computational Molecular Science (0470723076) cover image

Easy access to information on all aspects of molecular computations
Order the six-volume set today and benefit from the special introductory price – full details below

Computational Molecular Science is the successor of the highly acclaimed Encyclopedia of Computational Chemistry, which was published by Wiley in 1998, and is the ultimate resource on all aspects of computational chemistry and its applications in chemistry, biology and materials science.

Capturing the interdisciplinary flavour of the field, authors address key topics from differing perspectives such as chemistry, biology and materials science.

In order to make the material accessible to students, practitioners and researchers alike the content is presented at different depths and levels in a range of article types:

  • Overviews provide broad and non-technical treatment of important topics at an accessible level
  • Key areas of research in the style of leading review journals are presented in Advanced Reviews for researchers and advanced students
  • Focus Articles present short, technical contributions describing specific real-world issues, e.g. implementations etc.
  • Software Reviews feature specific software packages of high utility in the field, with an emphasis on their capabilities and implementation rather than methodology
  • Opinions present individual perspectives from thought leaders in the field

A special focus has been placed on computations and modeling of relevant biomolecules which are essential to new developments in medicinal chemistry.

Covering all areas relevant to the understanding of computational molecular methods the content is structured in the following sections:

  • Computer and Information Science includes a wide range of techniques and applications used in cheminformatics, such as artificial intelligence, patent information, semantic web, data mining, automated synthesis design, etc.
  • Electronic Structure Theory covers computations of molecules based on ab initio quantum molecular methods and density functional theory
  • Simulation Methods includes free energy methods, molecular dynamics, Monte-Carlo methods and molecular mechanics
  • Software describes examples of commercial and shareware software packages for molecular computations and modeling
  • Structure and Mechanism concentrates on applications in the areas of computational biochemistry and biophysics, computational materials science, molecular structures and dynamics, and reaction mechanisms
  • Theoretical and Physical Chemistry includes reaction dynamics, kinetics and spectroscopy

Experience the scope of content in Computational Molecular Science for yourself with a selection of free articles available to download now:

Predictions of protein–RNA interactions

Cheminformatics and the Semantic Web: adding value with linked data and enhanced provenance

Density functional theory in materials science

Metadynamics

Noncovalent interactions in biochemistry


All chapters included in Computational Molecular Science have also been published online in WIREs Computational Molecular Science between January 2011 and June 2014.


WIREs Computational Molecular Science
W
iley Interdisciplinary Reviews, or short WIREs, combine the best possible features of major online reference works (didactic structure, high visibility, fast searches, and electronic accessibility) with the completeness, rigor, and overall high quality of review journals.

WIREs Computational Molecular Science uses all the advantages of the WIREs concept and is the logical online successor of the highly acclaimed Encyclopedia of Computational Chemistry. As a review journal WIREs Computational Molecular Science includes all the material published in the book edition and will continue to publish much more material in the future, establishing itself as THE REVIEW JOURNAL in the field of computational chemistry and biology, offering the following advantages:

  • An impact factor of 5.783  according to 2012 ISI Journal Citation Reports  with the following Ranking: 1/47 (Mathematical & Computational Biology) and 22/152 (Chemistry Multidisciplinary)
  • Indexed in all major A&I services such as CAS, TRSI and Scopus
  • Important new forum to promote cross-disciplinary research on computational chemistry, biochemistry and materials science
  • Authoritative, encyclopedic resource addressing key topics from diverse research perspectives

Recommend that your librarian requests a free trial for your institution, click here

For further information about WIREs Computational Molecular Science and other WIREs titles visit www.wires.wiley.com/compmolsci

 

 

See More
Download TitleSizeDownload
Predictions of proteinRNA interactions 375.01 KB Click to Download
Cheminformatics and the Semantic Web: adding value with linked data and enhanced provenance 264.95 KB Click to Download
Density functional theory in materials science 535.66 KB Click to Download
Metadynamics 723.95 KB Click to Download
Noncovalent interactions in biochemistry 235.70 KB Click to Download
See More

Related Titles

Back to Top