Chemical Engineering: Visions of the World: Visions of the World (Google eBook)

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R. C. Darton, D. G. Wood, R. G. H. Prince
Elsevier, May 21, 2003 - Science - 140 pages
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This book presents six visionary essays on the past, present and future of the chemical and process industries, together with a critical commentary. Our world is changing fast and the visions explore the implications for business and academic institutions, and for the professionals working in them. The visions were written and brought together for the 6th World Congress of Chemical Engineering in Melbourne, Australia in September 2001.

· Identifies trends in the chemicals business environment and their consequences
· Discusses a wide variety of views about business and technology
· Describes the impact of newly developing technologies
  

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Contents

Chemical Engineering and Tomorrows World
1
Chapter 2 Chemical Engineeringthe First 100 Years
11
Chapter 3 The Future Shape of the Process Industries
41
Chapter 4 The Chemical Engineer and the Community
67
The Practice of the Profession Pace Price Perplexities
91
Chemical Engineering in the 21st Century
105
Chapter 7 Commentary on the Visions
117
Subject Index
126
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