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Chemical Industries

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  1. Metal Oxides

    Chemistry and Applications

    Edited by J.L.G. Fierro

    Series: Chemical Industries

    The chemistry of metals has traditionally been more understood than that of its oxides. As catalytic applications continue to grow in a variety of disciplines, Metal Oxides: Chemistry and Applications offers a timely account of transition-metal oxides (TMO), one of the most important classes of...

    Published August 24th 2005 by CRC Press

  2. Gasification Technologies

    A Primer for Engineers and Scientists

    By John Rezaiyan, Nicholas P. Cheremisinoff

    Series: Chemical Industries

    In contrast to traditional combustion, gasification technologies offer the potential for converting coal and low or negative-value feedstocks, such as petroleum coke and various waste materials into usable energy sources or chemicals. With a growing number of companies operating and marketing...

    Published April 8th 2005 by CRC Press

  3. Catalysis of Organic Reactions

    Edited by John R. Sowa, Jr.

    Series: Chemical Industries

    This volume compiles 63 peer-reviewed scientific papers documenting the latest developments in the application of homogeneous, heterogeneous, and immobilized homogenous catalysts used in organic synthesis. Catalysis of Organic Reactions consists of primary research articles accompanied by...

    Published March 30th 2005 by CRC Press

  4. Industrial Chemical Cresols and Downstream Derivatives

    By Asim Kumar Mukhopadhyay

    Series: Chemical Industries

    Meeting the need for a comprehensive source addressing every aspect of cresol production, analysis, and impact, this detailed reference offers the most up-to-date account of cresols and their downstream derivatives, written by an internationally renowned consultant in the fine chemicals industry....

    Published December 20th 2004 by CRC Press

  5. Polymer Processing Instabilities

    Control and Understanding

    Edited by Savvas G. Hatzikiriakos, Kalman B. Migler

    Series: Chemical Industries

    Polymer Processing Instabilities: Control and Understanding offers a practical understanding of the various flows that occur during the processing of polymer melts. The book pays particular attention to flow instabilities that affect the rate of production and the methods used to prevent and...

    Published November 30th 2004 by CRC Press

  6. Handbook of MTBE and Other Gasoline Oxygenates

    Edited by Halim Hamid, Mohammed Ashraf Ali

    Series: Chemical Industries

    This handbook presents the outlook for future production and consumption of MTBE and other oxygenates worldwide and studies new catalytic systems and modern methods for the synthesis and commercial production of methyl tertiary-butyl ether (MTBE) and related ethers. The scope of this sophisticated...

    Published March 11th 2004 by CRC Press

  7. Catalytic Naphtha Reforming, Revised and Expanded

    2nd Edition

    Edited by George J. Antos, Abdullah M. Aitani

    Series: Chemical Industries

    Catalytic Naphtha Reforming, Second Edition presents modern, crystal-clear explanations of every aspect of this critical process for generating high-octane reformate products for gasoline blending and production of benzene, toluene, and xylene (BTX) aromatics. The book details the chemistry of...

    Published February 23rd 2004 by CRC Press

  8. Re-Engineering the Chemical Processing Plant

    Process Intensification

    By Andrzej Stankiewicz, Jacob A. Moulijn

    Series: Chemical Industries

    The first guide to compile current research and frontline developments in the science of process intensification (PI), Re-Engineering the Chemical Processing Plant illustrates the design, integration, and application of PI principles and structures for the development and optimization of chemical...

    Published November 7th 2003 by CRC Press

  9. Thermodynamic Cycles

    Computer-Aided Design and Optimization

    By Chih Wu

    Series: Chemical Industries

    This reference illustrates the efficacy of CyclePad software for enhanced simulation of thermodynamic devices and cycles. It improves thermodynamic studies by reducing calculation time, ensuring design accuracy, and allowing for case-specific analyses. Offering a wide-range of pedagogical aids,...

    Published October 21st 2003 by CRC Press

  10. Process Engineering Economics

    By James Riley Couper

    Series: Chemical Industries

    This reference outlines the fundamental concepts and strategies for economic assessments for informed management decisions in industry. The book illustrates how to prepare capital cost and operating expense estimates, profitability analyses, and feasibility studies, and how to execute sensitivity...

    Published August 26th 2003 by CRC Press

Forthcoming Books

  1. Educating Scientists and Engineers for Academic and Non-Academic Career Success
    By James Speight
    To Be Published December 7th 2014
  2. Handbook of Refinery Desulfurization
    By Nour Shafik El-Gendy, James G. Speight
    To Be Published August 14th 2015

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