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Learning about gas-related chemistry.

  1. Jul 4, 2013 #1
    Hi everyone.

    Does anyone here know where I can start or some good introductory texts on gas-based chemistry? Any good books or chemists? Thanks all.
  2. jcsd
  3. Jul 5, 2013 #2
    Moran and Shapiro's Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics was essentially my introduction to physical chemistry of fluids. I'm not sure what you mean by 'gas-based' but I assume you mean low molecular weight molecules undergoing physical changes. You could also consider fluid dynamics (I used Bird's Transport Phenomena, it's a classic) or reaction kinetics (of continuously stirred tank reactors or plug flow reactors as opposed to packed beds or batch reactors). Rawlings' Chemical Reactor Analysis and Design Fundamentals was my first real encounter with kinetics. These are 'introductory' texts but are also quite heavy so be warned lol
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