Best Reference Books – Industrial Catalysis

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Industrial Catalysis subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Industrial Catalysis along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Industrial Catalysis subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Industrial Catalysis" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Industrial Catalysis: A Practical Approach” by Jens Hagen

“Industrial Catalysis: A Practical Approach” Book Review: This book is written for scientists looking for information about industrial catalysts and scientists looking to refresh their existing knowledge. This book contains information about catalyst development, process examples and catalyst recycling. This book contains more than 40 examples of catalytics processes for better understanding. New chapters covering topics like catalytic processes with renewable materials and polymerization catalysis have been included.

2. “Introduction to Catalysis and Industrial Catalytic Processes” by Robert J Farrauto and Lucas Dorazio
3. “Industrial Catalysis and Separations: Innovations for Process Intensification” by K V Raghavan and B M Reddy

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“Industrial Catalysis and Separations: Innovations for Process Intensification” Book Review: This book is written for scientists looking for information about industrial catalysts and scientists looking to refresh their existing knowledge. This book includes information about the latest developments in the identified areas. Topics like heterogeneous catalysis, ammoxidation and hydrofluorination are elaborately explained in this book. The author has also included appropriate case studies, explanatory notes, and schematics for better understanding.

4. “Industrial Catalysis: Chemistry And Mechanism” by James D Burrington

“Industrial Catalysis: Chemistry And Mechanism” Book Review: This book is written for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in courses that include topics like catalysis, industrial organic chemistry and the mechanism of catalysis. It is also useful to researchers in this field. This book provides information about the basic catalytic principles and industrial processes. It also includes an in-depth understanding of the mechanism of catalytic surface intermediates and the practice of modern catalysis research. Other topics like basic organic chemistry and fundamental chemical principles of catalysis are also elaborately explained.

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5. “Recent Advances in Basic and Applied Aspects of Industrial Catalysis” by T S R Prasada Rao and G Murali Dhar
6. “Liquid Phase Aerobic Oxidation Catalysis: Industrial Applications and Academic Perspectives” by Shannon S Stahl and Paul L Alsters

“Liquid Phase Aerobic Oxidation Catalysis: Industrial Applications and Academic Perspectives” Book Review: This book is written for synthetic and catalytic chemists at universities. It is also useful to professionals working in the pharmaceutical and fine chemical industries. This book covers topics like homogeneous and heterogeneous chemocatalysis and biocatalysis. It also includes examples taken from various industries. Other topics like bulk chemicals and monomers, specialty chemicals, flavors and fragrances, vitamins, and pharmaceuticals are elaborately explained. The author also explains the reactor concepts and engineering aspects of these methods and the relevance of aerobic oxidation catalysis for the conversion of renewable feedstock.

7. “Heterogeneous Catalysis and its Industrial Applications” by Martin Schmal

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“Heterogeneous Catalysis and its Industrial Applications” Book Review: This book is written for scientists looking for information about industrial catalysts and scientists looking to refresh their existing knowledge. The book is divided into two parts. The first part covers basic concepts regarding the existing theories, activity patterns and adsorption-desorption phenomena. The second part addresses the key experimental methods for the physicochemical characterization of catalysts and the currently used catalyst pre and post treatments. The last chapter describes some important in situ characterization techniques and surface model patterns related to surface modifications occurring during the reaction. This book also contains illustrations, exercises and resolved problems for better understanding.

8. “Homogeneous Catalysis: Mechanisms and Industrial Applications (Wiley Series on Catalysis)” by Sumit Bhaduri and Doble Mukesh

“Homogeneous Catalysis: Mechanisms and Industrial Applications (Wiley Series on Catalysis)” Book Review: This book is written for experienced researchers from both academia and industry. It includes topics like renewable feed stocks (biofuel, glycerol), carbon dioxide based processes (polycarbonates), fluorous solvents and many more. The author also provides information on the basic principles of organometallic chemistry, homogeneous catalysis, and relevant technological issues. It also includes problems along with their answers, industrial applications (case studies), and examples for better understanding.

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9. “Homogeneous Catalysis: Mechanisms and Industrial Applications” by Sumit Bhaduri and Doble Mukesh

10. “Applications of Transition Metal Catalysis in Drug Discovery and Development: An Industrial Perspective” by Matthew L Crawley and Barry M Trost

“Applications of Transition Metal Catalysis in Drug Discovery and Development: An Industrial Perspective” Book Review: This book is written for scientists looking for information about metal catalysts and scientists looking to refresh their existing knowledge. The author addresses the challenges of transitioning and academically-developed reactions into scalable industrial processes in this book. This book also provides information that will help with the development of transition metal catalyzed processes. Topics like drug discovery and development applications of transition metal catalyzed processes are also included in this book.

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