Preface to the Ninth Edition


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Preface to the Ninth Edition
Preface to the Ninth Edition"This handbook is intended to supply both the practicing engineer and the student with an authoritative reference work that covers comprehensively the field of chemical engineering as well as important related fields."—John H. Perry, 1934Chemical engineering is generally accepted to have had its origin in the United Kingdom (U.K.) during the latter part of the nineteenth century, largely in response to the industrial revolution and growth in the demand for industrial chemicals. To answer this demand, chemical companies began to mass-produce their products, which meant moving from batch processing to continuous operation. New processes and equipment, in turn, called for new methods. Initially, continuous reactions and processing were imp…
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Dr. Don W. Green; Dr. Marylee Z. Southard: Perry's Chemical Engineers' Handbook, 9th Edition. Preface to the Ninth Edition, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2019), AccessEngineering Export