A dictionary of chemical engineering /

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Author / Creator:Schaschke, Carl, author.
Edition:First edition.
Imprint:Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Description:1 online resource (viii, 432 pages) : illustrations
Series:Oxford paperback reference
Oxford paperback reference.
Subject:Chemical engineering -- Dictionaries.
SCIENCE -- Chemistry -- Industrial & Technical.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Chemical & Biochemical.
Chemical engineering.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11754236
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Varying Form of Title:Oxford dictionary of chemical engineering
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (page 433).
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Summary:Annotation A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering is one of the latest additions to the market leading Oxford Paperback Reference series. In over 3,400 concise and authoritative A to Z entries, it provides definitions and explanations for chemical engineering terms in areas including: materials, energy balances, reactions, separations, sustainability, safety, and ethics. The dictionary also covers many pertinent terms from the fields of chemistry, physics, biology, and mathematics. Useful entry-level web links are listed and regularly updated on a dedicated companion website to expand the coverage of the dictionary. Comprehensively cross-referenced and complemented by over 60 line drawings, this excellent new volume is the most authoritative dictionary of its kind. It is an essential reference source for students of chemical engineering, for professionals in this field (as well as related disciplines such as applied chemistry, chemical technology, and process engineering), and for anyone with an interest in the subject.
Other form:Print version: Schaschke, Carl. Dictionary of chemical engineering. First edition. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014 9780199651450
Table of Contents:
  • Dictionary
  • Appendices
  • 1. SI prefixes and multiplication factors
  • 2. Derived units
  • 3. Derived units in SI and c.g.s.
  • 4. Abbreviations used for piping and instrumentation diagrams (P & IDs)
  • 5. Dimensions and units
  • 6. Greek alphabet
  • 7. eriodic table
  • 8. Fundamental constants
  • 9. Recommended web links.