General Chemistry

ISBN-10: 0618857486

ISBN-13: 9780618857487

Edition: 9th 2009

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The Ninth Edition of this market-leading text has been substantially revised to meet the rapidly changing instructional demands of General Chemistry professors. Known for its carefully developed, thoroughly integrated, step-by-step approach to problem solving, General Chemistry helps students master quantitative skills and build a lasting conceptual understanding of key chemical concepts. The Ninth Edition retains this hallmark approach and builds upon the conceptual focus through key new features and revisions.
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List price: $323.95
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 12/3/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1152
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 6.006
Language: English

Steven D. Gammon is a professor of chemistry at Western Washington University and a leader in the development of multimedia-based software for chemical education. He has contributed greatly to the increased emphasis on conceptual understanding in the text.

Basics of Chemistry
Chemistry and Measurement An Introduction to Chemistry
Modern Chemistry: A Brief Glimpse
Experiment and Explanation A Chemist Looks at The Birth of the Post-it Note
Law of Conservation of Mass
Matter: Physical State and Chemical Constitution Physical Measurements
Measurement and Significant Figures Instrumental Methods Separation of Mixtures by Chromatography
SI Units
Derived Units
Units and Dimensional Analysis (Factor-Label Method)
Atoms, Molecules, and Ions Atomic Theory and Atomic Structure
Atomic Theory of Matter
The Structure of the Atom
Nuclear Structure; Isotopes
Atomic Masses
Periodic Table of the Elements Chemical Substances: Formulas and Names
Chemical Formulas; Molecular and Ionic Substances A Chemist Looks at Thirty Seconds on the Island of Stability
Organic Compounds
Naming Simple Compounds Chemical Reactions: Equations
Writing Chemical Equations
Balancing Chemical Equations
Calculations with Chemical Formulas and Equations Mass and Moles of Substance
Molecular Mass and Formula Mass
The Mole Concept Determining Chemical Formulas
Mass Percentages from the Formula
Elemental Analysis: Percentages of Carbon, Hydrogen, and Oxygen
Determining Formulas Instrumental Methods Mass Spectrometry and Molecular Formula Stoichiometry: Quantitative Relations in Chemical Reactions
Molar Interpretation of a Chemical Equation
Amounts of Substances in a Chemical Reaction
Limiting Reactant; Theoretical and Percentage Yields
Chemical Reactions Ions in Aqueous Solution
Ionic Theory of Solutions and Solubility Rules
Molecular and Ionic Equations Types of Chemical Reactions
Precipitation Reactions
Acid-Base Reactions
Oxidation-Reduction Reactions
Balancing Simple Oxidation-Reduction Equations Working with Solutions
Molar Concentration
Diluting Solutions Quantitative Analysis
Gravimetric Analysis
Volumetric Analysis
The Gaseous State Gas Laws
Gas Pressure and Its Measurement
Empirical Gas Laws
The Ideal Gas Law A Chemist Looks at Nitrogen Monoxide Gas and Biological Signaling
Stoichiometry Problems Involving Gas Volumes
Gas Mixtures; Law of Partial Pressures Kinetic-Molecular Theory
Kinetic Theory of an Ideal Gas
Molecular Speeds; Diffusion and Effusion
Real Gases A Chemist Looks at Carbon Dioxide Gas and the Greenhouse Effect
Thermochemistry Understanding Heats of Reaction
Energy and Its Units
Heat of Reaction
Enthalpy and Enthalpy Change
Thermochemical Equations A Chemist Looks at Lucifers and Other Matches
Applying Stoichiometry to Heats of Reaction
Measuring Heats of Reaction Using Heats of Reaction
Hess''s Law
Standard Enthalpies of Formation
Fuels--Foods, Commercial Fuels, and Rocket Fuels
Atomic and Molecular Structure
Quantum Theory of the Atom Light Waves, Photons, and the Bohr Theory
The Wave Nature of Light
Quantum Effects and Photons A Chemist Looks at Zapping Hamburger with Gamma Rays
The Bohr Theory of the Hydrogen Atom A Chemist Looks at Lasers and Compact Disc Players Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Numbers
Quantum Mechanics Instrumental Methods Scanning Tunneling Microscopy
Quantum Numbers and Atomic Orbitals
Electron Configurations and Periodicity Electronic Structure of Atoms
Electron Spin and the Pauli Exclusion Principle Instrumental Methods Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR)
Building-Up Principle and the Periodic Table Instrumental Methods X Rays, Atomic Numbers, and Orbital Structure (Photoelectron Spectroscopy)
Writing Electron Configurations Using the Periodic Table
Orbital Diagrams of Atoms; Hund''s Rule A Chemist Looks at Levitating Frogs and People Periodicity of the Elements
Mendeleev''s Predictions from the Periodic Table
Some Periodic Properties
Periodicity in the Main-Group Elements
Ionic and Covalent Bo
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