Chapter 1. Chemical Process Industry Workers and Government Regulations Chapter 2. Chemical Plant and Laboratory Safety Chapter 3. Chemical Handling and Hazard Communication Chapter 4. Handling Compressed Gases Chapter 5. Pressure and Vacuum Chapter 6. Mathematics Review and Conversion Tables Chapter 7. Standard Operating Procedures Chapter 8. Laboratory Glassware Chapter 9. pH Measurement Chapter 10. Basic Electricity Chapter 11. Sampling Chapter 12. Laboratory Filtration Chapter 13. Recrystallization Chapter 14. The Balance Chapter 15. Gravimetric Analysis Chapter 16. Preparation of Solutions Chapter 17. Process Analyzers Chapter 18. Plumbing, Valves, and Pumps Chapter 19. Physical Properties and Determinations Chapter 20. Extraction Chapter 21. Distillation and Evaporation Chapter 22. Inorganic Chemistry Review Chapter 23. Organic Chemistry Review Chapter 24. Chemical Calculation and Concentration Expressions Chapter 25. Volumetric Analysis Chapter 26. Chromatography Chapter 27. Spectroscopy Chapter 28. Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy Appendix A. Commonly Used Abbreviations Appendix B. Physical Properties of Water Appendix C. Glossary of Chemical Process Terms Index
Jack T. Ballinger, B.S, M.S., Ed.D., was a professor of chemistry and chemical technology at St. Louis Community College for 35 years, and is currently an adjunct faculty member with the National Corn-to-Ethanol Research Center at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois. He serves as the Education and Workforce Development Coordinator and presents courses on ethanol process operations and courses training new process operators and laboratory technicians. Gershon J. Shugar, B.S., M.A., Ph.D., was a professor of engineering technologies at Essex County College, Newark, New Jersey. In 1947, he founded a chemical manufacturing business that became the largest exclusive pearlescent pigment manufacturing company in the United States. In 1968, Dr. Shugar was appointed assistant professor of chemistry at Rutgers University, where he taught until his appointment at Essex County College.