Surface Chemistry for Industrial Research

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THE author states in his preface that "This ! volume is an exposition, adapted to Industrial Research, of the fundamentals of Surface Science". In fact, it is nothing of the sort ; it is an assemblage of data of surface phenomena with the fundamentals badly scamped. Too frequently also, the author introduces a topic with a definite statement and then proceeds to cite reservations and evidence against it without afterwards summing up. The reader is left confused.

Surface Chemistry for Industrial Research

By J. J. Bikerman. Pp. ix + 464. (New York: Academic Press, Inc.; London: H. K. Lewis and Co., Ltd., 1948.) 8 dollars.

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LAWRENCE, A. Surface Chemistry for Industrial Research. Nature 162, 164–165 (1948) doi:10.1038/162164b0

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