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  • Synthetic Fuels Handbookby James Speight

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 125.00

    Capitalize on the Vast Potential of Alternative Energy Sources Such as Fuel Cells and Biofuels Synthetic Fuels Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the benefits and trade-offs of numerous alternative fuels, presenting expert analyses of the different properties, processes, and performance characteristics of each fuel. It discusses the concept... more...

  • Educating Scientists and Engineers for Academic and Non-Academic Career Successby James Speight

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 49.95

    This text focuses on the structure of the current educational system and describes the transformations needed to ensure the adequate education of future science and engineering students. It describes how university faculty can make the necessary changes to teach a broader range of skills, technical proficiency, teamwork, adaptability, and versatility... more...

  • Chemical Process and Design Handbookby James Speight

    McGraw-Hill Education 2002; US$ 105.00

    Preface Part 1: Reaction Types Alkylation Amination Condensation and Addition Dehydration Dehydrogenation Esterfication Ethynylation Fermentation Friedel-Crafts Reactions Halogenation Hydration and Hydrolysis Hydroformylation Hydrogenation Nitration Oxidation Oxo Reaction Polymerization Sulfonation Vinylation Part 2: Manufacture of Chemicals Acetaldehyde... more...

  • Lange's Handbook of Chemistry, 70th Anniversary Editionby James Speight

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 165.00

    70th Anniversary Edition Seven Decades of Scientific Excellence ***** [five stars]"The handbook every chemist must have ... A close-at-hand, bookshelf necessity for science students, chemists, chemical engineers, and ? others whose sphere of interest intersects with that of chemistry.... If you have been using a copy of the [earlier] edition... more...

  • The Chemistry and Technology of Petroleumby James G. Speight

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 289.95

    The Chemistry and Technology of Petroleum, Third Edition fully covers the subject, from the underground formation of petroleum to recovery of refined products. The third edition contains additional chapters on the structure of petroleum, refining heavy feedstocks, instability and incompatibility in petroleum products, environmental aspects of refining... more...

  • The Desulfurization of Heavy Oils and Residuaby James G. Speight

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 252.00

    "Second Edition expands and updates information on the technological aspects of refining heavy oils, residua, bitumen, and other high-sulfur feedstocks. Focuses on the range of next-generation refining processes." more...

  • The Chemistry and Technology of Petroleum, Fourth Editionby James G. Speight

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 325.00

    Refineries must not only adapt to evolving environmental regulations for cleaner product specifications and processing, but also find ways to meet the increasing demand for petroleum products,particularly for liquid fuels and petrochemical feedstocks. The Chemistry and Technology of Petroleum, Fourth Edition offers a 21st century perspective on the... more...

  • The Scientist or Engineer as an Expert Witnessby James G Speight

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 104.95

    The increased technical nature of litigation coupled with an increase in the number of cases have given rise to the need for a book specifically written for scientists and engineers called to testify as expert witnesses. Unique in its approach, The Scientist or Engineer as an Expert Witness assists these experts in clearly conveying the often complicated... more...

  • The Refinery of the Futureby James G. Speight

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 165.00

    As feedstocks to refineries change, there must be an accompanying change in refinery technology. This means a movement from conventional means of refining heavy feedstocks using (typically) coking technologies to more innovative processes that will coax the last drips of liquid fuels from the feedstock. This book presents the evolution of refinery... more...

  • Handbook of Industrial Hydrocarbon Processesby James G. Speight

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 155.00

    Written by an author with over 38 years of experience in the chemical and petrochemical process industry, this handbook will present an analysis of the process steps used to produce industrial hydrocarbons from various raw materials. It is the first book to offer a thorough analysis of external factors effecting production such as: cost, availability... more...