Hardcover: 808 pages
Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1 edition (March 22, 2011)
Product Dimensions: 9.4 x 1.8 x 6.4 inches
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Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
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I have taken a number of water chemistry classes during my undergraduate and graduate education. This water chemistry book is best I have used. I have used the Benjamin and the Snoeyink for courses also. This new text is very well written and had numerous worked examples and is written with a stronger background in chemistry. It is written more in the style and background of a chemist and not an engineer. This really allows for a clear explanation and understanding of the material. I constantly find myself coming back to this particular text when I need to do any kind of chemical numerical modeling. It is a great reference to have. It also covers a much broader amount of topics compared to the other industry standard texts. This book is great for someone who needs an all in one general chemistry reference. I would also recommend pairing with the Benjamin if you don't mind purchasing two books as that is a more concise text with other great examples on the most basic concepts of the field.
There are some errors within the book with some of the examples and occasional typos, but overall this is a fantastic water chemistry book. My professor knows the authors and spoke very highly of them, though admitted that she had seen a few mistakes. By "a few" I mean less than 5 throughout the majority of the text.
I loved the class and the book was very helpful! At times it was hard to follow and used different terminology than my professor, but overall it was a good textbook.
In great condition! Huge book.
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