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History of Industrial Gases

Author: Ebbe Almqvist
Publisher: Boston, MA : Springer US, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Starting at the dawn of science, History of Industrial Gases traces the development of gas theory from its Aristotelian roots to its modern achievements as a global industry. Dr. Almqvist explores how environmental protection, geographical areas, and the drive for higher purity and efficiency affected development in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and how they will influence the future of this rapidly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ebbe Almqvist
ISBN: 9781461501978 1461501970
OCLC Number: 852790019
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 472 pages)
Contents: Contents --
Preface --
1. History of gases --
Introduction --
2. From Aristotle to the birth of modern chemistry --
3. The industrial gases background --
4. The industrial gas technology development --
5. The industrial gas business development --
6. The industrial gas business expansion --
7. How new gas applications developed --
Index.
Responsibility: by Ebbe Almqvist.

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