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General Chemistry

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ISBN-10: 0534408605

ISBN-13: 9780534408602

Edition: 7th 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Kenneth W. Whitten, Raymond E. Davis, Larry Peck, George Stanley

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This best-selling text, GENERAL CHEMISTRY by Whitten/Davis/Peck/Stanley, is best summarized by "classic text, modern presentation." This simple phrase underlies its strong emphasis is on fundamental skills and concepts. As in previous editions, clearly explained problem-solving strategies continue to be the strength of this student-friendly text. This revision builds on the highly praised style and applications to everyday life that have earned this text a reputation as the voice of authority in general chemistry. Whitten always has been viewed as one of the few truly "traditional" general chemistry texts. Examples of this are that the text covers Thermodynamics, normally a topic split into…    
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Book details

List price: $426.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 4/18/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1195
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 5.544
Language: English

Ken Whitten is Professor Emeritus at the University of Georgia. Dr. Whitten received his A.B. at Berry College, M.S. at the University of Mississippi, and Ph.D. at the University of Illinois. He taught at Tulane, the University of Southwestern Louisiana, the Mississippi State College of Women, and the University of Alabama, before joining the UGA faculty as Assistant Professor and Coordinator of General Chemistry in 1967. He remained Coordinator of General Chemistry throughout his UGA career until his retirement in 1998. His numerous awards include the G. E. Philbrook Chemistry Teacher of the Year Award, the Outstanding Honor's Professor, the Franklin College Outstanding Teacher of the…    

Ray Davis is a University Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Texas, Austin. He received his B.S. at the University of Kansas in 1960, his Ph.D. from Yale University in 1965, and was a Cancer Research Scientist at the Roswell Park Memorial Institute from 1964 to 1968. He is a well-decorated teacher, with awards including the Minnie Stevens Piper Professorship in 1992, the Jean Holloway Award in Chemistry Teaching in 1996, and (five times) the Outstanding Teacher Award given by campus freshman honor societies. He was an inaugural member of the University's Academy of Distinguished Teachers in 1995.

The Foundations of Chemistry
Chemical Formulas and Composition Stoichiometry
Chemical Equations and Reaction Stoichiometry
Some Types of Chemical Reactions
The Structure of Atoms
Chemical Periodicity
Chemical Bonding
Molecular Structure and Covalent Bonding Theories
Molecular Orbitals in Chemical Bonding
Reactions in Aqueous Solutions I: Acids, Bases, and Salts
Reactions in Aqueous Solutions II: Calculations
Gases and the Kinetic-Molecular Theory
Liquids and Solids
Solutions
Chemical Thermodynamics
Chemical Kinetics
Chemical Equilibrium
Ionic Equilibria I: Acids and Bases
Ionic Equilibria II: Buffers and Titration Curves
Ionic Equilibria III: the Solubility Product Principle
Electrochemistry
Metals I: Metallurgy
Metals II: Properties and Reactions
Some Nonmetals and Metalloids
Coordination Compounds
Nuclear Chemistry
Organic Chemistry I: Formulas, Names, and Properties
Organic Chemistry II: Shapes, Selected Reactions, and Biopolymers