10th ed. / edited by James A. Kent. - New York : Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, c2003.
ix, 1373 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Handbook of industrial chemistry
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Substantially refining nine widely used previous editions, this is an accessible reference designed for professionals who need an orientation and overview on modern varied chemical processes, products and practices. It offers detailed data on the chemistry, engineering, economics and technological infrastructure of all major chemical industry segments. Around 50 experts cover the chemistry and technology that underlie the major components of the chemical process industries. Every chapter in this edition has been thoroughly updated, and several have been completely redesigned and rewritten to ensure that readers receive the most up-to-date information available. (source: Nielsen Book Data)