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  1. Process Chemistry of Lubricant Base Stocks

    By Thomas R. Lynch

    Series: Chemical Industries

    Advances in processing methods are not only improving the quality and yield of lubricant base stocks, they are also reducing the dependence on more expensive crude oil starting materials.  Process Chemistry of Lubricant Base Stocks provides a comprehensive understanding of the chemistry behind the...

    Published September 21st 2007 by CRC Press

  2. Clathrate Hydrates of Natural Gases, Third Edition

    By E. Dendy Sloan, Jr., Carolyn Koh

    Series: Chemical Industries

    Hydrate research has expanded substantially over the past decade, resulting in more than 4,000 hydrate-related publications. Collating this vast amount of information into one source, Clathrate Hydrates of Natural Gases, Third Edition presents a thoroughly updated, authoritative, and comprehensive...

    Published September 7th 2007 by CRC Press

  3. Hydroprocessing of Heavy Oils and Residua

    Edited by Jorge Ancheyta, James G. Speight

    Series: Chemical Industries

    Many oil refineries employ hydroprocessing for removing sulfur and other impurities from petroleum feedstocks. Capable of handling heavier feedstocks than other refining techniques, hydroprocessing enables refineries to produce higher quality products from unconventional — and formerly wasted —...

    Published May 8th 2007 by CRC Press

  4. Chemical Process Performance Evaluation

    By Ali Cinar, Ahmet Palazoglu, Ferhan Kayihan

    Series: Chemical Industries

    The latest advances in process monitoring, data analysis, and control systems are increasingly useful for maintaining the safety, flexibility, and environmental compliance of industrial manufacturing operations. Focusing on continuous, multivariate processes, Chemical Process Performance Evaluation...

    Published January 11th 2007 by CRC Press

  5. Catalysis of Organic Reactions

    Twenty-first Conference

    Edited by Stephen R. Schmidt

    Series: Chemical Industries

    Bringing together academic, industrial, and governmental researchers and developers, Catalysis of Organic Reactions comprises 57 peer-reviewed papers on the latest scientific developments in applied catalysis for organic reactions. The volume describes the use of both heterogeneous and homogeneous...

    Published December 7th 2006 by CRC Press

  6. Bubbles, Drops, and Particles in Non-Newtonian Fluids, Second Edition

    By R.P. Chhabra

    Series: Chemical Industries

    Bubbles, Drops, and Particles in Non-Newtonian Fluids, Second Edition continues to provide thorough coverage of the scientific foundations and the latest advances in particle motion in non-Newtonian media. The book demonstrates how dynamic behavior of single particles can yield useful information...

    Published July 25th 2006 by CRC Press

  7. Alcoholic Fuels

    Edited by Shelley Minteer

    Series: Chemical Industries

    Scientists and engineers have made significant advances over the last two decades to achieve feasible, cost-efficient processes for the large-scale production of alternative, environmentally friendly sources of energy. Alcoholic Fuels describes the latest methods for producing fuels containing...

    Published May 30th 2006 by CRC Press

  8. Structured Catalysts and Reactors

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Andrzej Cybulski, Jacob A. Moulijn

    Series: Chemical Industries

    Interest in structured catalysts is steadily increasing due to the already proven, as well as potential, advantages of these catalysts. Updating the comprehensive coverage of the first edition published in 1998 with the latest science and applications, Structured Catalysts and Reactors, Second...

    Published November 2nd 2005 by CRC Press

  9. Molecular Modeling in Heavy Hydrocarbon Conversions

    By Michael T. Klein, Gang Hou, Ralph Bertolacini, Linda J. Broadbelt, Ankush Kumar

    Series: Chemical Industries

    In the past two decades, new modeling efforts have gradually incorporated more molecular and structural detail in response to environmental and technical interests. Molecular Modeling in Heavy Hydrocarbon Conversions introduces a systematic molecule-based modeling approach with a system of chemical...

    Published September 28th 2005 by CRC Press

  10. Batch Processes

    Edited by Ekaterini Korovessi, Andreas A. Linninger

    Series: Chemical Industries

    Reduced time to market, lower production costs, and improved flexibility are critical success factors for batch processes. Their ability to handle variations in feedstock and product specifications has made them key to the operation of multipurpose facilities, and therefore quite popular in the...

    Published September 26th 2005 by CRC Press

Forthcoming Books

  1. Handbook of Refinery Desulfurization
    By Nour Shafik El-Gendy, James G. Speight
    To Be Published September 25th 2015
  2. Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis, Catalysts, and Catalysis: Advances and Applications
    By Burtron H. Davis, Mario L. Occelli
    To Be Published November 30th 2015
  3. Handbook of Petroleum Refining
    By James G. Speight
    To Be Published February 14th 2016
  4. Advances in Refining Catalysis
    Edited by Deniz Uner
    To Be Published April 26th 2016

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