Handbook of Chemical Technology and Pollution Control

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Handbook of Chemical Technology and Pollution Control integrates industrial chemistry with pollution control and environmental chemistry. This unified approach provides practicing professionals and consultantswith a concise yet authoritative handbook covering the key features, relative importance, and environmental impact of currently operating chemical processes. It also meets the critical needs of students training for industrial careers.
Handbook of Chemical Technology and Pollution Control considers community, municipal, power generation, industrial, and transportation components of environmental impact. The book covers the major inorganic and organic commodity chemicals; aluminum, iron and steel, and copper production; pulp and paper; fermentation; petroleum production and refining. It also includes key topics and process details for major petrochemicals and large-scale consumer and engineering polymers. This single, convenientvolume describes aspects of recycling at the industrial and post-consumer levels, and emphasizes a quantitative approach as used in the authors well-known lifecycle work with disposable and reusable cups.

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* Covers historical background and new developments in a single, authoritative handbook
* Presents integrated treatment of chemical technology with emission control chemistry
* Includes tables throughout that give current and trend data
* Considers community, municipal, power generation, industrial, and transportation components of environmental impact
* Provides many references to additional information
* Contains review questions that offer working experience with the information and concepts presented

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This practical book integrates the subject of industrial chemistry with pollution control and environmental chemistry. With this unified approach, Handbook of Chemical Technology and Pollution Controkl meets the requirements of practicing professionals and consultants for a concise reference to the key features, relative importance, and environmental impact of currently operating chemical processes. The book is also designed to meet the critical needs of students training for industrial careers.

Coverage includes the major inorganic and organic commodity chemicals; aluminum, iron and steel, and copper production; pulp and paper; fermentation; petroleum production and refining; plus key topics and process details for major petrochemicals and large-scale consumer and engineering polymers. Aspects of recycling at the industrial and postconsumer levels are described for many of these materials. A quantitative approach is emphasized throughout, as used in the author's well-known life cycle work with disposable and reusable cups.

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