Chemical Technicians' Ready Reference Handbook

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9780070571839: Chemical Technicians' Ready Reference Handbook

THE DEFINITIVE CHEMICAL PROCESS INDUSTRY REFERENCE--FULLY REVISED

Updated to reflect the latest developments in operational procedures for today's sophisticated chemical technologies, Chemical Technicians' Ready Reference Handbook, Fifth Edition, remains the undisputed classic in the field. Expanded to include coverage for process operators, this authoritative resource contains in-depth details on chemical safety, laboratory procedures, chemical nomenclature, basic electricity, laboratory statistics, and instrumental techniques. Step-by-step directions for performing virtually every laboratory task are also included in this practical guide.

COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE INCLUDES:

  • Chemical process industry workers and government regulations
  • Chemical plant and laboratory safety
  • Chemical handling and hazard communication
  • Handling compressed gases
  • Pressure and vacuum
  • Mathematics review and conversion tables
  • Standard operating procedures
  • Laboratory glassware
  • pH measurement
  • Basic electricity
  • Sampling
  • Laboratory filtration
  • Recrystallization
  • The balance
  • Gravimetric analysis
  • Preparation of solutions
  • Process analyzers
  • Plumbing, valves, and pumps
  • Physical properties and determinations
  • Extraction
  • Distillation and evaporation
  • Inorganic and organic chemistry review
  • Chemical calculations and concentration expressions
  • Volumetric analysis
  • Chromatography
  • Spectroscopy
  • Atomic absorption spectroscopy

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The definitive reference of laboratory safety, analytic procedures, and instrumentation techniques for the modern chemical laboratory. Cited in BCL3, the new edition contains expanded chapters on gas chromatography (GC) and high- performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) and physical properties and testing methods, with a new chapter on thermal analytic methods as well as on electrophoresis. Also includes up- to-date information on the role of chemical laboratory technicians and chemical process operators in industry and current data on laboratory safety, chemical waste disposal, government regulations, and ISO-9000. Explains in detail the day-to-day procedures, techniques, and formulas of today's chemical laboratory. The new edition (2nd was 1981), emphasizing the importance of safety, has been expanded to include additional information on material safety data sheets, chemical waste disposal, Right-to-Know regulations, and the National Fire Protection Association codes. Also new is material on such topics as gas chromatography, high-performance liquid chromatography, infrared spectroscopy, atomic absorption spectroscopy, and computers in the laboratory.

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THE INDISPENSABLE REFERENCE FOR ANYONE WORKING IN THE CHEMICAL PROCESS INDUSTRIES--NOW UPDATED AND EXPANDED TO TAKE YOU INTO THE 21ST CENTURY

The best-selling Chemical Technicians' Ready Reference Handbook is the definitive reference on laboratory safety, analytical procedures, and instrumentation techniques for the modern chemical laboratory. Hailed in three previous editions for its scope and depth of coverage and concise, step-by-step directions for performing virtually every laboratory task, the Handbook remains the undisputed classic in the field. Revised to reflect the latest developments in operational procedures for today's sophisticated chemical technologies, the Fourth Edition features:
* Up-to-date information on the role of chemical laboratory technicians and chemical process operators in industry
* Current data on laboratory safety, chemical waste disposal, government regulations, and ISO-9000
* New and expanded chapters on laboratory statistics, computers in the laboratory, thermal analysis techniques, and electrophoresis
* Expanded step-by-step procedures for laboratory instrumentation, including chromatographic separation techniques and spectrophotometric methods
* Coverage of classic wet methods such as gravimetric and volumetric analysis, Karl Fischer water determinations, and Kjeldahl nitrogen.

The Chemical Technicians' Ready Reference Handbook continues to be the best place to turn for the procedures, techniques, an formulas used in the modern chemical laboratory.

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