|Part of a series on|
|Category: Chemical engineering|
A Unit Process is a step in manufacturing in which chemical reaction takes place, e.g, the oxidation of paraxylene to terephthalic acid is a unit process, the hydrogenation of vegetable oil to ghee is a unit process. In 1930 P.H. Groggins introduced Unit processes in order to classify and standardize chemical reactions.
- Chemical process Unit process means that a chemical change occurs (i.e., nitration, halogenation, sulphonation).
- Austen, George (1984). Shreve's Chemical Process Industries. Mc-Graw Hill. p. 1. ISBN 0-07-066167-7.
|This technology-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|