Chemistry Atoms First

ISBN-10: 0073511161

ISBN-13: 9780073511160

Edition: 2012

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The atoms first approach provides a consistent and logical method for teaching general chemistry. This approach starts with the fundamental building block of matter, the atom, and uses it as the stepping stone to understanding more complex chemistry topics. Once mastery of the nature of atoms and electrons is achieved, the formation and properties of compounds are developed. Only after the study of matter and the atom will students have sufficient background to fully engage in topics such as stoichiometry, kinetics, equilibrium, and thermodynamics. Thus, the Atoms First method empowers instructors to present the most complete and compelling story of general chemistry. This textbook will offer the same engaging writing style, modern and descriptive artwork, sound problem-solving approach and wide range of end-of-chapter problems that customers are accustomed to with the Burdge product. Jason Overby's involvement with this project was crucial as he has been teaching with this approach for over four years which allowed Julia and Jason to create a product that fits the need for this growing market.
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List price: $283.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 1/11/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1128
Size: 9.75" wide x 12.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 6.820
Language: English

Dr. Julia Burdge did most of her undergraduate work at Iowa State University, completing her bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in inorganic chemistry at the University of South Florida in Tampa. She earned her Ph.D. in analytical chemistry at the University of Idaho. Her Master’s and doctoral research involved the development of chemotherapeutic analogs of cisplatin and the development of instruments and methods for measuring ultra-trace concentrations of atmospheric sulfur compounds. Over the past 20 years, she has taught introductory and advanced courses in every division of the undergraduate chemistry curriculum, as well as interdisciplinary courses. She also developed and taught a new introductory chemistry course for pre-service science teachers, and initiated and served as a mentor in a future faculty development program for graduate students and post-doctoral associates. She is currently affiliated with the University of Idaho.

Chemistry: The Science of Change
The Study of Chemistry
Classification of Matter
The Properties of Matter
Scientific Measurement
Uncertainty in Measurement
Using Units and Solving Problems
Atoms and the Periodic Table
Atoms First
Subatomic Particles and Atomic Structure
Atomic Number, Mass Number, and Isotopes
Average Atomic Mass
The Periodic Table
The Mole and Molar Masses
Quantum Theory and the Electronic Structure of Atoms
Energy and Energy Changes
The Nature of Light
Quantum Theory
Bohr's Theory of the Hydrogen Atom
Wave Properties of Matter
Quantum Mechanics
Quantum Numbers
Atomic Orbitals
Electron Configuration
Electron Configurations and the Periodic Table
Periodic Trends of the Elements
Development of the Periodic Table
The Modern Periodic Table
Effective Nuclear Charge
Periodic Trends in Properties of Atoms
Electron Configuration of Ions
Ionic Radius
Ionic and Covalent Compounds
Lewis Dot Symbols
Ionic Compounds and Bonding
Naming Ions and Ionic Compounds
Covalent Molecules and Bonding
Naming Molecular Compounds
Covalent Bonding in Ionic Species
Molecular and Formula Masses
Percent Composition of Compounds
The Mole and Molar Masses
Representing Molecules
The Octet Rule
Electronegativity and Polarity
Drawing Lewis Structures
Lewis Structures and Formal Charge
Exceptions to the Octet Rule
Molecular Geometry and Bonding Theories
Molecular Geometry
Molecular Geometry and Polarity
Valence Bond Theory
Hybridization of Atomic Orbitals
Hybridization in Molecules Containing Multiple Bonds
Molecular Orbital Theory
Bonding Theories and Descriptions of Molecules with Delocalized Bonding
Chemical Reactions
Chemical Equations
Combustion Analysis
Calculations with Balanced Chemical Equations
Limiting Reactants
Periodic Trends in Reactivity of the Main Group Elements
Chemical Reactions in Aqueous Solutions
General Properties of Aqueous Solutions
Precipitation Reactions
Acid-Base Reactions
Oxidation-Reduction Reactions
Concentration of Solutions
Aqueous Reactions and Chemical Analysis
Energy Changes in Chemical Reactions
Introduction to Thermodynamics
Hess's Law
Standard Enthalpies of Formation
Bond Enthalpy and the Stability of Covalent Molecules
Lattice Energy and the Stability of Ionic Solids
Properties of Gases
The Kinetic Molecular Theory of Gases
The Gas Laws
The Ideal Gas Equation
Real Gases
Gas Mixtures
Reactions with Gaseous Reactants and Products
Intermolecular Forces and the Physical Properties of Condensed Phases
Intermolecular Forces
Properties of Liquids
Crystal Structure
Types of Crystals
Amorphous Solids
Phase Changes
Phase Diagrams
Physical Properties of Solutions
Types of Solutions
A Molecular View of the Solution Process
Concentration Units
Factors that Affect Solubility
Colligative Properties
Calculations Using Colligative Properties
Chemical Kinetics
Reaction Rates
Collision Theory of Chemical Reactions
Measuring Reaction Progress and Expressing Reaction Rate
Dependence of Reaction Rate on Reactant Concentration
Dependence of Reactant Concentration on Time
Dependence of Reaction Rate on Temperature
Reaction Mechanisms
Chemical Equilibrium
The Concept of Equilibrium
The Equilibrium Constant
Equilibrium Expressions
Using Equilibrium Expressions to Solve Problems
Factors That Affect Chemical Equilibrium
Acids and Bases
Brnsted Acids and Bases
Molecular Structure and Acid Strength
The Acid-Base Properties of Water
The pH Scale
Strong Acids and Bases
Weak Acids and Acid Ionization Constants
Weak Bases and Base Ionization Constants
Conjugate Acid-Base Pairs
Diprotic and Polyprotic Acids
Acid-Base Properties of Salt Solutions
Acid-Base Properties of Oxides and Hydroxides
Lewis Acids and Bases
Acid-Base Equilibria and Solubility Equilibria
The Common Ion Effect
Buffer Solutions
Acid-Base Titrations
Solubility Equilibria
Factors Affecting Solubility
Separation of Ions Using Differences in Solubility
Entropy, Free Energy, and Equilibrium
Spontaneous Processes
Entropy Changes in a System
Entropy Changes in the Universe
Predicting Spontaneity
Free Energy and Chemical Equilibrium
Thermodynamics in Living Systems
Balancing Redox Reactions
Galvanic Cells
Standard Reduction Potentials
Spontaneity of Redox Reactions Under Standard-State Conditions
Spontaneity of Redox Reactions Under Conditions Other than Standard-State
Nuclear Chemistry
Nuclei and Nuclear Reactions
Nuclear Stability
Natural Radioactivity
Nuclear Transmutation
Nuclear Fission
Nuclear Fusion
Uses of Isotopes
Biological Effects of Radiation
Metallurgy and the Chemistry of Metals
Occurrence of Metals
Metallurgical Processes
Band Theory of Conductivity
Periodic Trends in Metallic Properties
The Alkali Metals
The Alkaline Earth Metals
Coordination Chemistry
Coordination Compounds
Structure of Coordination Compounds
Bonding in Coordination Compounds: Crystal Field Theory
Reactions of Coordination Compounds
Applications of Coordination Compounds
Nonmetallic Elements and Their Compounds
General Properties of Nonmetals
Nitrogen and Phosphorus
Oxygen and Sulfur
The Halogens
Organic Chemistry
Why Carbon is Different
Classes of Organic Compounds
Representing Organic Molecules
Organic Reactions
Organic Polymers
Ceramics and Composite Materials
Liquid Crystals
Biomedical Materials
Mathematical Operations
Thermodynamic Data at 1 ATM and 25C
Ionization Constants of Weak Acids and Bases at 25C
Solubility Product Constants at 25C
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