HAROLD A. WITTCOFF has taught industrial organic chemistry at the University of Minnesota, while serving as Vice President of Corporate Research for General Mills Inc. As scientific adviser to Nexant ChemSystems, he has presented 300 courses in industrial chemistry in twenty-eight countries.
The late BRYAN G. REUBEN was Professor Emeritus of Chemical Technology at London South Bank University, and was the author or coauthor of 130 publications and a single patent.
JEFFREY S. PLOTKIN is Vice President, Chemicals and Technology, at Nexant ChemSystems and is the author or coauthor of twenty-five technical publications and thirty patents.
|Preface to the first and second editions List of acronyms and abbreviations|
|How to use 'Industrial Organic Chemicals' third edition|
|The evolution of the organic chemicals industry|
|Globalization of the chemical industry|
|Chemicals from natural gas and petroleum|
|Chemicals and polymers from ethylene|
|Chemicals and polymers from propylene|
|Chemicals and polymers from C4 stream|
|Chemicals and polymers from the C5 stream|
|Chemicals and polymers from benzene|
|Chemicals and polymers from toluene|
|Chemicals and polymers from xylenes|
|Chemicals from methane|
|Chemicals from alkanes|
|Chemicals from coal|
|Fats and oils|
|How polymers are made|
|A note on cost calculations|
|Units and conversion factors|
|Special units in the chemical industry|
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