Chemistry PLUS forensics, metallurgy, materials science & geology; biographical entries on key figures; entries on major topics e.g. polymers and crystal defects; chronologies charting the main discoveries in atomic theory, biochemistry, explosives, and plastics; web links. (print edition at: QD 5 D4985 2008)
Articles on chemical substances—including their properties, manufacturing, and uses. It also focuses on industrial processes and unit operations in chemical engineering, as well as covering fundamentals and scientific subjects related to the field. Additionally, environmental and health issues concerning chemical technology are also addressed.
Facts on the properties, manufacturing, and uses of chemicals and materials, processes and engineering principles, coupled with insights into current research, emerging technologies, and economic aspects. Also addresses environmental and health concerns.
An encyclopedia of chemicals, drugs, and biologicals that contains >10,000 monographs. Each monograph is a concise description of a single substance or a small group of closely related compounds. Ref. RS 51 .M4 20013
use volume VI (Index) & see: Murder by Poison (pages 424-427) for crimes up to 1988. NOTE: the end of each article has a "REF" listing! Read page i (at the fron of each volume) to get the details about the Reference