Introduction—Water, The Unique Chemical

  • F. Franks
Part of the Water book series (WCT, volume 1)


The physical nature of water, its role in life processes, and its occurrence, distribution, and turnover present a wide spectrum of problems to physical and life scientists and engineers. Although each specialist is normally conversant with such issues as can be formulated in the particular terminology of his own discipline, few people have a full appreciation of the influence which water has had, and will have, on ecological, sociological, and industrial developments.


Liquid Water Unique Chemical Life Process Simple Liquid Average Daily Intake 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Franks
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  1. 1.Unilever Research Laboratory Colworth/WelwynSharnbrook, BedfordEngland

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