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Chemical Engineering - Economy and Business > Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

This guide offers you economic profiles of different industries, prices of chemical products and equipment, etc.

BOOKS

ESSENTIAL RESOURCES

What is a handbook?
A handbook provides basic information on a subject or topic. It usually contains numerical tables or data that are important to practicing engineering. You will also find guidelines and recommendations such as, for example, best practices in engineering.

> Knovel contains an electronic collection of reference works in various fields of engineering, but mostly in chemical engineering.

> Taylor & Francis eBooks is another resource to consider for reference books in various fields of engineering.

ENCYCLOPEDIAS

These two encyclopedias offer, for each chemical product, a portrait of the industry in North America and worldwide. However, the information is not always up to date.

Example from the Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology on the low density linear polyethylene: