Chemical Engineering Economics

Getting Started: General Reference Sources



Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology


Online access:  Click here for online access
In print:  Chemistry - Physics Library, Reference TP 9 .K54 2004 [In-Library Use Only] 

  • Presents a wealth of information on preparation, manufacturing processes, uses of materials, properties of chemical substances, and chemistry fundamentals.
  • Good first stop when looking for process information for major chemical products.
  • Chapters on important industrial products usually contain a section on economics, pricing, and production. 



Ullmann's Chemical Engineering and Plant Design, Volumes 1-2


Online access: Click here for online access

  • Resource for the plant design engineering community.
  • Wealth of useful, practical material for the practicing engineer. 



Kent & Riegel's Handbook of Industrial Chemistry


In print:  Engineering General Collection  TP 145 .R53 2007 

  • Handbook describing the chemistry and engineering principles underlying the chemical process industry.
  • Chapters cover specific segments of the industry.
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