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Strong Water: Nitric Acid, Its Sources, Methods of Manufacture, and Uses

Chilton, Thomas H.

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ISBN 10: 0262030233 / ISBN 13: 9780262030236
Published by The MIT Press, Cambridge, 1968
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1968 Hardcover illus. . viii, 170 p. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP84187341

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Title: Strong Water: Nitric Acid, Its Sources, ...

Publisher: The MIT Press, Cambridge

Publication Date: 1968

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition:Fair

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Nitric acid, an indispensable chemical component of gunpowder, some fuels, and many fertilizers, is the factual core of this informative and fascinating account. The author describes the history, the importance, and the methods of manufacture of nitric acid, demonstrating how one set of chemical compounds has effected political and economic change and has for centuries stimulated the ingenuity of the scientific community.

Selected as one of the fifty outstanding books of the year by Science Year, The World Book Science Annual 1968.

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