Energy : the life of John J. McKetta Jr /

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator:McKetta, Elisabeth Sharp, author.
Edition:First edition.
Imprint:Austin : The University of Texas, 2017.
Description:1 online resource
Language:English
Subject:McKetta, John J., -- 1915-
McKetta, John J., -- 1915-
Chemical engineers -- United States -- Biography.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Science & Technology.
SCIENCE -- Chemistry -- Industrial & Technical.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Chemical & Biochemical.
Chemical engineers.
United States.
Electronic books.
Biographies.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/12589357
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ISBN:9781477312919
1477312919
9781477312926
1477312927
9781477312902
1477312900
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Print version record.
Other form:Print version: McKetta, Elisabeth Sharp. Energy. First edition. Austin : The University of Texas, 2017 9781477312902
Govt.docs classification:Z UA380.8 M199en
Table of Contents:
  • Coal (childhood)
  • Graphite (coal mining)
  • Blood (college)
  • Mercury (industry + graduate school)
  • Honey (love + marriage)
  • Chalk (a young professor in Texas)
  • Petroleum (research + the laboratory)
  • Paper (what started the encyclopedia)
  • Limestone (administration + the house on the lake)
  • Air (piloting + policy)
  • Piss and vinegar (reputation + retirement)
  • Coffee (generosity + centenarianhood).