(EnergyAsia, June 26, Thursday) — ‘Petrochemicals in Nontechnical Language’ is an authoritative book that has been re-written and expanded to include extra chapters on methyl tertiary butyl ether and higher alcohols.

Packed with diagrams and tables, the third edition of this book will provide a clear and comprehensive primer for anyone seeking to understand the petrochemicals industry.

Topics include organic chemistry, benzene, toluene and xylenes, cyclohexane, olefins plants, ethylene, and propylene, the hydrocarbon family, cumene and phenol, ethylbenzene and styrene, ethylene dichloride and vinyl chloride, ethylene oxide and ethylene glycol, propylene oxide and propylene glycol, methanol and synthesis gas, other alcohols, formaldehyde and acetaldehyde, ketones, acids, acrylonitrile, acrylic acid and acrylates, maleic anhydride, alpha olefins, nature of polymers, thermoplastics and resins and fibres.

The book features contributions from Donald L. Burdick and William L. Leffler.

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