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Handbook of Industrial Chemistry Organic Chemicals

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ISBN-10: 0071410376

ISBN-13: 9780071410373

Edition: 2005

Authors: Mohammad Farhat Ali, Bassam M. El Ali, James G. Speight

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List price: $152.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 1/12/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 628
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

Mohammad Farhat Ali, Ph.D., is Professor of Industrial and Petroleum Chemistry at King Faud University of Petroleum and Minerals in Saudi Arabia. An expert in characterization studies of heavy ends, residues, and asphalt, he is also knowledgeable about crude oils and products, refining process technology, waste oil recycling, and stability characteristics of jet fuels. He lives in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.Bassam M. El Ali, Ph.D., is Professor of Industrial Chemistry at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals in Saudi Arabia. His specialties include homogenous and heterogenous catalysis using transition metal complexes in hydrocarboxylation, hydroformylation, oxidation, coupling,…    

James G. Speight is a senior fuel consultant as well as an Adjunct Professor of Chemical and Fuels Engineering at the University of Utah, USA. He is recognized internationally as an expert in the characterization, properties, and processing of conventional and synthetic fuels and as a chemist with more than 35 years of experience in thermal/process chemistry, thermodynamics, refining of petroleum, heavy oil, and tar sand bitumen, and physics of crude with emphasis on distillation, visbreaking, coking units, and oil-rock or oil catalyst interactions. Speight is currently Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Petroleum Science and Technology, Energy Sources-Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and…    

Contributors Preface
Introduction: An Overview of the Chemical Process Industry and Primary Raw Materials
Safety Considerations in Process Industries
Industrial Pollution Prevention
Edible Oils, Fats, and Waxes
Soaps and Detergents
Sugar
Paints, Pigments, and Industrial Coatings
Dyes: Chemistry and Applications
Industrial Fermentation
The Pharmaceutical Industry
Agrochemicals
Chemical Explosives and Propellants
Petroleum and Petrochemicals
Synthetic Polymers
Index