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Organic Building Blocks of the Chemical Industry

Organic Building Blocks of the Chemical Industry

Harry H. Szmant

ISBN: 978-0-471-85545-3

Nov 1989

736 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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$354.00

Description

A comprehensive survey of industrial organic chemicals, their useful properties, and the economic rationale for the dominant synthetic pathways. This practical guide explains where these organic building blocks of the chemical industry come from, how to make them on a commercial scale, how to price them, and how to analyze trends in demand and production of any given material. Coverage ranges from how and why different processes originated to the latest developments in high-value-added specialty chemicals.
BACKROUND MATERIAL.

Sources, Production Pathways, and Pricing of Industrial Organic Chemicals.

ALIPHATIC BUILDING BLOCKS.

C1 Building Blocks.

C2 Building Blocks.

C3 Building Blocks.

C4 Building Blocks, Including Isoprene and Cyclopentadiene.

C5 and Higher Acyclic Building Blocks.

CYCLIC BUILDING BLOCKS.

Nonaromatic Carbocyclic Compounds.

Aromatic Carbocyclic Compounds.

Heterocyclic Building Blocks.

Index.