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Chemical Engineering: Visions of the World
Elsevier Science and Technology, May 2003, Pages: 140
This book presents six visionary essays on the past, present and future of the chemical and process industries, together with a critical commentary. Our world is changing fast and the visions explore the implications for business and academic institutions, and for the professionals working in them. The visions were written and brought together for the 6th World Congress of Chemical Engineering in Melbourne, Australia in September 2001.
Identifies trends in the chemicals business environment and their consequences
Discusses a wide variety of views about business and technology
Describes the impact of newly developing technologies
Opening AddressChemical Engineering and Tomorrow's World
The First 100 Years
The Future Shape of the Process Industries
The Chemical Engineer and the Community
Chemical Engineering: The Practice of the Profession "Pace, Price, Perplexities"
Formulation of a Vision: Chemical Engineering in the 21st Century
Commentary on the Visions
Darton, R. C.
Wood, D. G.
Prince, R. G. H.