History of Industrial Gases / Edition 1

History of Industrial Gases / Edition 1

by Ebbe Almqvist
     
 

ISBN-10: 0306472775

ISBN-13: 9780306472770

Pub. Date: 01/28/2003

Publisher: Springer US

Starting at the dawn of science, History of Industrial Gases traces the development of gas theory from its Aristotelian roots to its modern achievements as a global industry. Dr. Almqvist explores how environmental protection, geographical areas, and the drive for higher purity and efficiency affected development in the nineteenth and twentieth…  See more details below

Overview

Starting at the dawn of science, History of Industrial Gases traces the development of gas theory from its Aristotelian roots to its modern achievements as a global industry. Dr. Almqvist explores how environmental protection, geographical areas, and the drive for higher purity and efficiency affected development in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and how they will influence the future of this rapidly expanding industry. The roles of major contributing companies are also discussed to provide an informative and thought-provoking treatise valuable to anyone who studies or works in this fascinating field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306472770
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Edition description:
2003
Pages:
472
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.06(d)

Table of Contents

Contents. Preface. 1. History of gases - Introduction. 2. From Aristotle to the birth of modern chemistry. 3. The industrial gases background. 4. The industrial gas technology development. 5. The industrial gas business development. 6. The industrial gas business expansion. 7. How new gas applications developed. Index.

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