part of this book needed no chemical knowledge , the subject being treated in
such a way that it is hoped those who are not directly engaged in the
manufacture of soap, but who desire a general idea of the subject, will find it
of value. This note covers the following topics: Constitution of Oils and Fats, and their Saponification, Raw Materials used in Soap-making, Bleaching and Treatment of
Raw Materials intended for Soap-making, Soap-making, Treatment of Settled Soap,
Toilet, Textile and Miscellaneous Soaps, Soap Perfumes, Glycerine Manufacture
and Purification, Analysis of Raw Materials,Glycerine, Statistics of the
This note covers
the following topics: milk, edirle oils and fats, carbohydrate foods, raising
agents, meat, meat extracts, vinegar, fruit juices and vegetable acids,
beverages, the preservation of food, poisonous metals in foods, the cooking of
food, condiments and the calorific value of foods.
This note covers the following topics: Chemical equilibrium principles
of acids-bases, dissolution-precipitation, oxidation-reduction, and complexation
applied to understanding the chemistry of surface waters, groundwaters, and
water and wastewater treatment.
Author(s): Reckhow Research Group, University of Massachusetts
The object of the exercises in this book is to create and to foster a real
love for and interest in the great science of chemistry, to give the pupil a
broader outlook on life, and to cause him to feel that he is a factor in the
busy, living world.