The Go-To Reference for Chemists for More Than 70 Years - Completely Updated to Include Today's Essential Topics
Lange's Handbook of Chemistry, Seventeenth Edition is written to provide a reliable one-stop source of factual information for today's working chemist. Within its pages, you will find an unmatched compilation of facts, data, tabular material, and experimental findings that span every area of chemistry. Included in this fully updated Seventeenth Edition are listings of the properties of more than 4,000 organic and 1,400 inorganic compounds.
The Seventeenth Edition is enhanced by the addition of an all-new section on Naturally Occurring Chemicals and Chemical Sources. This timely new content includes descriptions of coal, crude oil, natural gas, tar sand and tar sand bitumen, oil shale, biomass and biofuels, and minerals.
* Inorganic Chemistry
* Organic Chemistry
* Naturally Occurring Chemicals and Chemical Sources
* Spectroscopy (available online at www.mhprofessional.com/Langes)
* General Information and Conversion Tables (available online at www.mhprofessional.com/Langes)
If you prefer the convenience of one authoritative resource, rather than a multitude of scattered and diverse references, Lange's Handbook of Chemistry, Seventeenth Edition belongs on your desk.
Dr. James G. Speight earned his D.Sc. and PhD degrees from the University of Manchester in England. He also holds a DSC in the Geological Sciences and a PhD in Petroleum Engineering. Dr. Speight is the author and co-author of more than 60 books, databases, conference proceedings, and scientific papers in petroleum science, petroleum engineering, and environmental sciences. Formerly the CEO of the Western Research Institute (and now an independent consultant), he has served as Adjunct Professor in the Department of Chemical and Fuels Engineering at the University of Utah and in the Departments of Chemistry and Chemical and Petroleum Engineering at the University of Wyoming. Dr. Speight was elected to the Russian Academy of Sciences in 1996 and awarded the Gold Medal of Honor that same year for outstanding contributions to the field of petroleum sciences. He has also received the Scientists without Borders Medal of Honor of the Russian Academy of Sciences. In 2001, the Academy also awarded Dr. Speight the Einstein Medal for outstanding contributions and service in the field of Geological Sciences.