ISBN-10:
0471589349
ISBN-13:
9780471589341
Pub. Date:
08/29/1994
Publisher:
Wiley
Perfumery: Practice and Principles / Edition 1

Perfumery: Practice and Principles / Edition 1

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Overview

Perfumery: Practice and Principles / Edition 1

A text/reference regarding the structure and function of components used in perfume development and the process of developing perfumes. Covers gas chromatography, mass spectrometry and a host of other analytical techniques; the esthetics and techniques of perfume development; the manifold and ever-changing safety-related requirements of countries and customers; concerns about the environmental impact of materials and impurities which affect the perfumer's work.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471589341
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/29/1994
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.36(w) x 9.57(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

BASIC SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES.

What It Takes to Be a Perfumer.

The Student Perfumer Today.

The Technique of Smelling.

Perfumery Raw Materials.

The Floral Accords.

The Technique of Matching.

AESTHETICS AND THE FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPOSITION.

The Structure of a Perfume.

The Use of Bases.

STUDIES IN FINE FRAGRANCE.

The Descent of Perfumes.

Selected Great Perfumes.

ASPECTS OF CREATIVE PERFUMERY.

The Challenge of New Materials.

The Perfumer and the Market.

SCIENTIFIC FUNDAMENTALS.

Chemical Reactions in Perfumery.

The Physical Basis of Perfumery.

Psychophysics and Perfumery.

Appendices.

Bibliography.

Indexes.

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