Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical TechnologyKirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology
The Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology is designed to present the versatile field of chemical technology to professionals who wish to learn about technologically important materials, established as well as cutting edge methods, and relevant phenomena. The Encyclopedia brings together and treats systematically facts on the properties, manufacturing, and uses of chemicals and materials, processes, and engineering principles, coupled with insights into current research, emerging technologies and economic aspects. Environmental and health concerns are also addressed. The online version is based on the 5th edition and is updated regularly.