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By Carl Schaschke

A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering is among the most recent additions to the marketplace top Oxford Paperback Reference sequence. In over 3,400 concise and authoritative A to Z entries, it offers definitions and motives for chemical engineering phrases in parts together with: fabrics, power balances, reactions, separations, sustainability, safeguard, and ethics. The dictionary additionally covers many pertinent phrases from the fields of chemistry, physics, biology, and mathematics.

Useful entry-level net hyperlinks are indexed and frequently up-to-date on a committed better half site to extend the assurance of the dictionary. Comprehensively cross-referenced and complemented through over 60 line drawings, this wonderful new quantity is the main authoritative dictionary of its style. it really is a vital reference resource for college students of chemical engineering, for execs during this box (as good as comparable disciplines similar to utilized chemistry, chemical know-how, and method engineering), and for a person with an curiosity within the topic.

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See parkes process. billet A small, part-finished piece of metal that is rectangular, circular, or square in shape. Metals such as iron, steel, and plutonium are made into billets for further processing. billion One thousand million (109). In the UK this was formerly one million million (1012) and was changed when the British Treasury started using the term billion in the American sense in the 1960s. bimetallic strip A metallic strip consisting of two metals that have different thermal expansion coefficients and are firmly joined together.

Used in mathematics, the base is the number of different symbols used in a numbering system. In the binary system the base is 2, while in the decimal system the base is 10. BA set An abbreviation for breathing apparatus set and is a form of *personal protective equipment that is worn to supply uncontaminated air through a face mask or mouthpiece. It is used by personnel working in hazardous environments. base unit A unit that is defined arbitrarily and not related in combination with other units.

Base 1. A substance that has the tendency to gain protons and form hydroxyl ions in solution. A base is neutralized by an acid to form a salt and water. 2. Used in mathematics, the base is the number of different symbols used in a numbering system. In the binary system the base is 2, while in the decimal system the base is 10. BA set An abbreviation for breathing apparatus set and is a form of *personal protective equipment that is worn to supply uncontaminated air through a face mask or mouthpiece.

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