Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Fundamentals of Industrial Chemistry: Pharmaceuticals, Polymers, and Business

This book discusses the connectivity between major chemicals, showing how a chemical is made along with why and some of the business considerations. The book helps smooth a student’s transition to industry and assists current professionals who need to understand the larger picture of industrial chemistry principles and practices. The book:

Addresses a wide scope of content, emphasizing the business and polymer / pharmaceutical / agricultural aspects of industrial chemistry

Covers patenting, experimental design, and systematic optimization of experiments

Written by an author with extensive industrial experience but who is now a university professor, making him uniquely positioned to present this material

Has problems at the end of chapters and a separate solution manual available for adopting professors

Puts chemical industry topics in context and ties together many of the principles chemistry majors learn across more specific courses