Riegel's Handbook of Industrial Chemistry / Edition 10

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&This tenth edition of the classic cited in Guide to Reference Books and Books for College Libraries, 3d ed. describes the chemistry and chemical engineering that underlie the major areas of the chemical process industry. The 31 chapters review the economic, pollution, and safety aspects of the chemical industry, then address the specific processes used to create food products, fertilizers, petroleum, adhesives, dyes, and so forth. The ninth edition was published in 1992; the tenth edition adds a chapter on industrial cell culture. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306474118
  • Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers
  • Publication date: 5/28/2003
  • Edition description: Subsequent
  • Edition number: 10
  • Pages: 1374
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 2.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Economic Aspects of the Chemical Industry 1
Ch. 2 Pollution Prevention and Waste Minimization 19
Ch. 3 Pollution Control Technology 27
Ch. 4 Applied Statistical Methods and the Chemical Industry 50
Ch. 5 Safety Considerations in the Chemical Process Industries 82
Ch. 6 Managing an Emergency Preparedness Program 146
Ch. 7 Wood and Wood Products 177
Ch. 8 Animal and Vegetable Fats, Oils, and Waxes 243
Ch. 9 Sugar and Other Sweeteners 329
Ch. 10 Phosphorus and Phosphates 362
Ch. 11 Fertilizers 386
Ch. 12 Salt, Chlor-Alkali, and Related Heavy Chemicals 429
Ch. 13 Industrial Gases 463
Ch. 14 Sulfur and Sulfuric Acid 481
Ch. 15 Petroleum and Its Products 506
Ch. 16 Natural Gas 545
Ch. 17 Coal Technology 570
Ch. 18 Rubber 633
Ch. 19 Synthetic Resins and Plastics 662
Ch. 20 The Chemistry of Structural Adhesives: Epoxy, Urethane, and Acrylic Adhesives 726
Ch. 21 Manufactured Textile Fibers 755
Ch. 22 Synthetic Organic Chemicals 821
Ch. 23 Dye Application, Manufacture of Dye Intermediates and Dyes 880
Ch. 24 Industrial Fermentation: Principles, Processes, and Products 963
Ch. 25 Industrial Cell Culture: Principles, Processes, and Products 1046
Ch. 26 Chemistry in the Pharmaceutical Industry 1073
Ch. 27 Soap, Fatty Acids, and Synthetic Detergents 1098
Ch. 28 Pigments, Paints, Polymer Coatings, Lacquers, and Printing Inks 1141
Ch. 29 Synthetic Nitrogen Products 1157
Ch. 30 The Agrochemical Industry 1235
Ch. 31 Chemical Explosives and Rocket Propellants 1317
Index 1365
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