Preface


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Preface
PrefaceThe organic chemical industry is an important branch of industry and its structure usually centers on petroleum and hydrocarbon derived chemicals. The volume text of available books is generally lacking in covering other very important nonpetroleum-based organic industries such as paints, dyes, edible oils, fats and waxes, soaps and detergents, sugars, fermentation, chemical explosives, and agrochemical industries.This book focuses primarily on the chemical processing of raw materials other than petroleum and hydrocarbons. These materials are usually converted into useful and profitable products that are, in general, used as consumer goods. The book addresses the needs of both students and practicing chemists and chemical engineers. It is intended to be a primary source of information for the young practicing professionals w…
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Mohammad Farhat Ali, Ph.D.; Bassam M. El Ali, Ph.D.; James G. Speight, Ph.D.: Handbook of Industrial Chemistry: Organic Chemicals. Preface, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2005), AccessEngineering Export