|Number of Pages||330 Pages|
The Chemical Industry has seen enormous growth in the best decade: Now complex and splintered, it demands a new, more unified picture. This book gives chemists and chemical engineers in industry and academia the total industrial chemical picture, and is especially valuable to those making the transition form the academic to the industrial world. Its material spans the scientific, managerial, and economic aspects, with strong emphasis on the interplay among them.
Each chapter is a seminar in itself, offering much needed guidance to products, processes and trends. Topics include industrial chemistry, petrochemistry, industrial chemical research and development, polymer chemistry, foreign and domestic patents, engineering and unit operations. A complete chapter is devoted to the industry’s organizational structure, with important insights into marketing, management, product development and corporate planning: and there's and entire section on career opportunities. It also examines: