Survey Of Industrial Chemistry

Hardcover | April 30, 2002

byPhilip J. Chenier

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Survey of Industrial Chemistry arose from a need for a basic text dealing with industrial chemistry for use in a one semester, three-credit senior level course taught at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. This edition covers all important areas of the chemical industry, yet it is reasonable that it can be covered in 40 hours of lecture. Also an excellent resource and reference for persons working in the chemical and related industries, it has sections on all important technologies used by these industries: a one-step source to answer most questions on practical, applied chemistry. Young scientists and engineers just entering the workforce will find it especially useful as a readily available handbook to prepare them for a type of chemistry quite different than they have seen in their traditional coursework, whether graduate or undergraduate.

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Survey of Industrial Chemistry arose from a need for a basic text dealing with industrial chemistry for use in a one semester, three-credit senior level course taught at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. This edition covers all important areas of the chemical industry, yet it is reasonable that it can be covered in 40 hours of le...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:530 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.01 inPublished:April 30, 2002Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0306472465

ISBN - 13:9780306472466

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the Chemical Industry: An Overview. 2. Sulfuric Acid and Its Derivatives. 3. Industrial Gases. 4. Inorganic Nitrogen Compounds. 5. Chemicals from Limestone. 6. Sodium Chloride Derivatives and Miscellaneous Inorganics. 7. Petroleum Refining Processes. 8. Basic Organic Chemicals. 9. Derivatives of Ethylene. 10. Chemicals from Propylene and Butylene. 11. Derivatives of the Basic Aromatics. 12. Chemicals from Methane. 13. The Second Fifty Industrial Chemicals. 14. Basic Polymer Chemistry: Thermoplastics. 15. Basic Polymer Chemistry: Thermosets. 16. Plastics. 17. Fibers. 18. Elastomers. 19. Coatings and Adhesives. 20. Pesticides. 21. Fertilizers. 22. Pulp, Paper, and Wood. 23. The Pharmaceutical Industry. 24. Surfactants, Soaps, and Detergents. 25. The Chemical Industry and Pollution. Appendix: Subjects for Further Study. List of Important References. Index.

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From the reviews:"So, we have a collection of well-written thumbnail sketches of about a hundred industrial organic chemicals and a few inorganic ones[...] A useful textbook for US students wishing to learn about some of the US chemicals industry[...]"(Dr Alan Comyns, Consultant, Chester, UK)