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- DescriptionThis new edition offers an updated and expanded version of the previous editions. It explains how the majority of industrial organic chemicals and polymers are derived from seven major building blocks produced from petroleum and natural gas. The book goes on to describe the chemistry of these building block chemicals and their derivatives, and how they are manufactured. It gives their uses and ecomic importance, and explains associated environmental concerns. Additionally, it covers how polymers are made and industrial catalysis, two topics essential to understanding the organic chemical industry.
- Author BiographyHAROLD A. WITTCOFF has taught industrial organic chemistry at the University of Minnesota, while serving as Vice President of Corporate Research for General Mills Inc. As scientific adviser to Nexant ChemSystems, he has presented 300 courses in industrial chemistry in twenty-eight countries. The late BRYAN G. REUBEN was Professor Emeritus of Chemical Technology at London South Bank University, and was the author or coauthor of 130 publications and a single patent. JEFFREY S. PLOTKIN is Vice President, Chemicals and Technology, at Nexant ChemSystems and is the author or coauthor of twenty-five technical publications and thirty patents.
- Author(s)Bryan G. Reuben,Harold A. Wittcoff,Jeffery S. Plotkin
- PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Date of Publication04/01/2013
- SubjectIndustrial Chemistry & Manufacturing
- Place of PublicationChicester
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintWiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight1278 g
- Width162 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine46 mm
- Edition Statement3rd Revised edition
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