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Physical and Chemical Kinetics

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ISBN-10: 0195147502

ISBN-13: 9780195147506

Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)

Authors: R. Stephen Berry, Stuart A. Rice, John Ross

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Physical and Chemical Kinetics concludes the three-volume set of Physical Chemistry, Second Edition, by R. Stephen Berry, Stuart A. Rice, and John Ross (OUP 2000). With the same precision and efficiency as the other two volumes, Physical and Chemical Kinetics discusses the elements of physical and chemical kinetics and presents advanced discussions of unimolecular reactions, kinetics of photochemically induced reactions, chain reactions, nonlinearphenomena, fluctuations in chemical kinetics, symmetry rules for chemical reactions, catalysis, and the kinetics of electrode reactions. Up-to-date and thorough, this valuable reference provides the cutting-edge information and theory that today's…    
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Book details

List price: $199.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/30/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 276
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

John Ross fished much more often before he took up writing. He chairs the Virginia Council of Trout Unlimited, and won a National Outdoor Book Award in 1999. He lives in Upperville, Virginia.

Physical and Chemical Kinetics
Molecular Motion and Collisions
Forces and Potentials
Collision Dynamics
Types of Collisions
Scattering Cross Sections
Elastic Scattering of Hard Spheres
Elastic Scattering of Atoms
Quantum Mechanical Scattering
The Kinetic Theory of Gases
Distribution Functions
Collision Frequency in a Dilute Gas
The Evolution of Velocity Distributions in Time
The Maxwell--Boltzmann Distribution
Collision Frequency for Hard-Sphere Molecules
Molecular Fluxes of Density, Momentum Density, and Energy Density
Transport Properties of Gases
Energy Exchange Processes
Sound Propagation and Absorption
The Kinetic Theory of Dense Phases
Transport Properties in Dense Fluids
Some Basic Aspects of Brownian Motion
Stochastic Approach to Transport
Autocorrelation Functions and Transport Coefficients
Transport in Solids
Electrical Conductivity in Electrolyte Solutions
Chemical Kinetics
General Concepts of Kinetics
First-Order Reactions
Second-Order Reactions
Interactions between Reactive Molecules
Vignette: Quantum Mechanical Computations of Potential Energy Hypersurfaces
Collisions between Reactive Molecules
Vignette: Femtochemistry--Reaction Dynamics with Atomic Resolution
Hard-Sphere Collision Theory: Reactive Cross Sections
Hard-Sphere Collision Theory: The Rate Coefficient
Activated-Complex Theory
Vignette: Present-Day View of Transition State Theory
Activated-Complex Theory: Thermodynamic Interpretation
Theory of Reaction Kinetics in Solution
Vignette: Kramers' Theory of Reactions in Solutions
Vignette: Chemical Reactions in Condensed Phases
Linear Free-Energy Relationships
Experimental Methods in Kinetics
Analysis of Data for Complex Reactions
Third-Order Reactions
Reversible Reactions
Simultaneous Reactions
Consecutive Reactions
Mechanisms of Chemical Reactions
Biomolecular Reactions
Vignette: Electron Transfer Reactions
Unimolecular Reactions
Termolecular Reactions
Some Advanced Topics in Chemical Kinetics
More about Unimolecular Reactions
Kinetics of Photochemically Induced Reactions
Chain Reactions
Nonlinear Phenomena
Fluctuations in Chemical Kinetics
Symmetry Rules for Chemical Reactions
Introduction to Catalysis
Enzyme Catalysis
Acid--Base Catalysis
Metal--Ion Complex and Other Types of Homogeneous Catalysis
Heterogeneous Reactions: Adsorption of Gas on a Surface
Heterogeneous Catalysis
Kinetics of Electrode Reactions (a Vignette by C. E. D. Chidsey)
Vignette: Applications of Physical Chemistry: A Biological Example
Systems of Units
Partial Derivatives
Glossary of Symbols
Searching the Scientific Literature