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Lange's Handbook of Chemistry, Seventeenth Edition (17th edition)

Lange's Handbook of Chemistry, Seventeenth Edition (17th edition)

By: James Speight (author)Hardback

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The iconic chemistry handbook-extensively updated and thoroughly up to date The standard reference for chemists for more than 70 years, this resource contains vast amounts of facts, data, tabular material, and experimental findings in every area of chemistry. Included in this fully updated compendium are listings of the properties of more than 4,000 organic and 1,400 inorganic compounds. Lange's Handbook of Chemistry, 17th Edition, is divided into six sections-general information and conversion tables, spectroscopy, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, petroleum and petroleum products, biomass and biofuels, and environmental science. Existing tables have been thoroughly overhauled and new tables have been added that cover the properties of coal, minerals, natural gas, oil shale, and petroleum. * Features equations that allow you to calculate important values such as temperature and pressure * Contains newly expanded sections on timely topics, including the properties of petroleum products, the environmental properties of chemicals, and proper clean-up methods * Includes updated viscosity, thermal conductivity, critical constants, explosion limits, and vapor density data

About Author

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.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781259586095
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1312
  • ID: 9781259586095
  • weight: 1853
  • ISBN10: 125958609X
  • edition: 17th edition

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