By Carl Schaschke
A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering is without doubt one of the newest additions to the marketplace prime Oxford Paperback Reference sequence. In over 3,400 concise and authoritative A to Z entries, it offers definitions and motives for chemical engineering phrases in components together with: fabrics, strength balances, reactions, separations, sustainability, defense, and ethics. The dictionary additionally covers many pertinent phrases from the fields of chemistry, physics, biology, and mathematics.
Useful entry-level internet hyperlinks are indexed and frequently up-to-date on a committed spouse site to extend the assurance of the dictionary. Comprehensively cross-referenced and complemented by means of over 60 line drawings, this wonderful new quantity is the main authoritative dictionary of its sort. it's a vital reference resource for college kids of chemical engineering, for pros during this box (as good as comparable disciplines comparable to utilized chemistry, chemical know-how, and procedure engineering), and for an individual with an curiosity within the topic.
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An example is the synthesis of proteins from amino acids. It is also known as anabolism. The opposite is called catabolism. Biot, Jean-Baptiste (1774–1862) A French professor of mathematics, physics, and astronomy, he made the first balloon ascent ever undertaken for scientific purposes in 1804 together with Joseph Louis *Gay-Lussac (1778–1850). He was particularly interested in the polarization of light and his observations laid the foundations of the polarimetric analysis of sugar. He evolved an experiment using a metal sphere and two metal hemispheres to show that there is no electric charge on the inside of a hollow charged conductor but instead it is all on the outside.
The blast pressure is the side-on overpressure and can have a destructive effect on buildings and structures. bleach A disinfectant manufactured from caustic soda dissolved in water and reacted with the chlorine in either a batch or continuous process. The chlorine and caustic soda are made by the electrolysis of salt solutions. Industrial bleach includes calcium hypochlorite, chlorine, and hydrogen peroxide, and is used as a disinfectant and in the paper and textile industries. Domestic household bleach is an aqueous solution of sodium hypochlorite, NaOCl, made from caustic soda, chlorine, and water.
B beneficiation b 30 beneficiation One of a number of processes involving the separation of ores into valuable components and waste materials called *gangue. They include crushing, grinding, magnetic separation, froth flotation, etc. The separated or dressed ore is then refined. It is also known as ore dressing. Benfield process A process used for the removal of carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulphide, and other gas components from *acid gas, *syngas, and *natural gas streams by scrubbing with a hot aqueous solution of potassium carbonate.
A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering by Carl Schaschke