Physical Constants of Hydrocarbons


IT has become almost a commonplace to refer to the tremendous advances which have taken place in the field of hydrocarbon research. A very large and prosperous industry has come into being almost entirely as the result of scientific research, and its leaders have realized that money must be devoted on the grand scale to such research if it, is to continue to expand.

Physical Constants of Hydrocarbons

Vol. 1: Paraffins, Olefins, Acetylenes, and other Aliphatic Hydrocarbons. By Gustav Egloff. (American Chemical Society Monograph Series, No. 78.) Pp. 412. (New York: Reinhold Publishing Corporation; London: Chapman and Hall, Ltd., 1939.) 45s. net.

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ARMSTRONG, E. Physical Constants of Hydrocarbons. Nature 145, 442–443 (1940).

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