By Thomas W. Swaddle

ISBN-10: 0126785503

ISBN-13: 9780126785500

In a concise account of inorganic chemistry from the viewpoint of its colossal fiscal and environmental significance, this article prepares scholars of technology or engineering for access into the multibillion buck chemical and similar industries. assurance comprises chemical energetics, agricultural chemical substances, cement chemistry, metal corrosion, catalysts, gasoline telephone and complex battery know-how, explosives, pulp and paper construction, supercritical fluids, sol-gel technology, fabrics for electronics, and superconductors. This publication additionally presents the foundation for rational techniques to environmental difficulties resembling toxins abatement, corrosion keep an eye on, and water remedy. Written as a textbook for undergraduates who've accomplished first-year chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry: An commercial and Environmental standpoint is additionally a precious sourcebook for practising chemists, engineers, environmental scientists, geologists, and educators.Key Features*Presents the foundations of inorganic chemistry by way of their relevance to the genuine international of and environmental protection*Serves as a concise reference for training scientists, engineers, and educators*Emphasizes industrially suitable energetics and kinetics instead of bonding theories*Features broad cross-referencing for simple situation of aiding fabric

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