Extraordinary Chemistry of Ordinary Things

ISBN-10: 0471415758

ISBN-13: 9780471415756

Edition: 4th 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Carl H. Snyder

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Carl Snyder uses examples of everyday consumer products, like petrol, foodstuffs, drugs, detergents and cosmetics, to mention a few, to reveal how chemistry affects everyone's daily life.
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List price: $183.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/22/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 680
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.498
Language: English

An Introduction to Chemistry: Turning on the Light
Atoms and Elements: The Building Blocks of Chemistry
Chemical Bonding: Ionic and Covalent Compounds
Discovering the Secrets of the Nucleus: From a Photographic Mystery to the Atomic Bomb
Harnessing the Secrets of the Nucleus: Nuclear Energy, Nuclear Medicine, and a Nuclear Calendar
Introduction to Organic Chemistry: The Power of Hydrocarbons
Petroleum: The Driving Force of Energy
Working with Chemistry: Food, Fuel, and Energy
Arithmetic of Chemistry: Concentrating on Pollution
Acids and Bases: If it Tastes Sour it Must be an Acid
Oxidation and Reduction: The Electricity of Chemistry
Solids, Liquids, and Especially Gases: The States of Matter
Surfactants: Soaps and Detergents: Cleaning Up with Chemistry
Chemicals, Pollution, and the Environment: The Meaning of Pollution
Fats and Oils: The Triglycerides We Eat
Carbohydrates: Food for Thought
Proteins: First Among Equals
The Chemistry of Heredity: Molecular Genetics
Vitamins, Minerals, and Additives: Micronutrients and Other Food Chemicals
Poisons, Toxins, Hazards, and Risks: What's Safe and What Isn't
Polymers and Plastics: The Plastic Age
Cosmetics and Personal Care: Looking Good and Smelling Nice with Chemistry
Medicines and Drugs: Chemicals and the Mind
A Short Guide to Exponential Notation: Counting Beyond Nine
The Metric System: The Measure of All Things
Using Units Cancellation: Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers
Significant Figures: Budgeting for Gasoline
Working with Avogadro's Number: A Remarkable Calculation
Answers to Selected Even-Numbered Exercises
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