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Essentials of General Chemistry

ISBN-10: 0618223282

ISBN-13: 9780618223282

Edition: 2003

Authors: Darrell D. Ebbing, Steven D. Gammon, Ronald O. Ragsdale

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Essentials of General Chemistry is an ideal choice for instructors who want a shorter, less expensive core text that still supports a typical general chemistry course. The text covers the same topical scope as Ebbing/Gammon General Chemistry and retains all of the hallmark qualities of its parent text, including its ability to teach quantitative problem solving and its focus on conceptual understanding and visualization.
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Book details

List price: $80.36
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 9/19/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 785
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.894
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.

Note: Each chapter concludes with A Checklist for Review, Review Questions, Conceptual Problems, Practice Problems, General Problems, and Cumulative-Skills Problems
Chemistry and Measurement An Introduction to Chemistry A Chemist Looks At: The Birth of the Post-it Notereg; Instrumental Methods: Separation of Mixtures by Chromatography Physical Measurements
Atoms, Molecules, and Ions Atomic Theory and Atomic Structure Chemical Substances: Formulas and Names Chemical Reactions: Equations
Calculations with Chemical Formulas and Equations Mass and Moles of Substance Determining Chemical Formulas Instrumental Methods: Mass Spectrometry and Molecular Formula Stoichiometry: Quantitative Relations in Chemical Reactions
Chemical Reactions Ions in Aqueous Solution Types of Chemical Reactions Working with Solutions Quantitative Analysis
The Gaseous State Gas Laws A Chemist Looks At: Nitric Oxide and Biological Signaling Kinetic-Molecular Theory A Chemist Looks At: Carbon Dioxide and the Greenhouse Effect
Thermochemistry Understanding Heats of Reaction A Chemist Looks At: Lucifers and Other Matches Using Heats of Reaction
Quantum Theory of the Atom Lights, Waves, Photons, and the Bohr Theory A Chemist Looks At: Zapping Hamburgers with Gamma Rays A Chemist Looks At: Lasers and Compact Disc Players Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Numbers Instrumental Methods: Scanning Tunneling Microscopy
Electron Configuration and Periodicity Electron Structure of Atoms Periodicity of the Elements
Ionic and Covalent Bonding Ionic Bonds A Chemist Looks At: Ionic Liquids and Green Chemistry Covalent Bonds A Chemist Looks At: Chemical Bonds in Nitroglycerin Instrumental Methods: Infrared Spectroscopy and Vibrations of Chemical Bonds
Molecular Geometry and Chemical Bonding Theory Molecular Geometry and Directional Bonding A Chemist Looks At: Left-Handed and Right-Handed Molecules Molecular Orbital Theory A Chemist Looks At: Stratospheric Ozone (An Absorber of Ultraviolet Rays)
States of Matter; Liquids and Solids Changes of State Liquid State A Chemist Looks At: Removing the Caffeine from Coffee Solid State A Chemist Looks At: Liquid-Crystal Displays Instrumental Methods: Automated X-Ray Diffractometry A Chemist Looks At: Water (A Special Substance for Planet Earth)
Solutions Solution Formation A Chemist Looks At: Hemoglobin Solubility and Sickle-Cell Anemia Colligative Properties A Chemist Looks At: The World's Smallest Test Tubes
Rates of Reaction Reaction Rates Reaction Mechanisms
Chemical Equilibrium Describing Chemical Equilibrium Using the Equilibrium Constant Changing the Reaction Conditions; LeChacirc;telier's Principle
Acids and Bases Acid-Base Concepts Acid and Base Strengths A Chemist Looks At: Taking Your Medicine Self-Ionization of Water and pH A Chemist Looks At: Unclogging the Sink and Other Chores
Acid-Base Equilibria Solutions of a Weak Acid or Base A Chemist Looks At: Acid Rain Solutions of a Weak Acid or Base with Another Solute
Solubility and Complex-Ion Equilibria Solubility Equilibria A Chemist Looks At: Limestone Caves Complex-Ion Equilibria An Application of Solubility Equilibria
Thermodynamics and Equilibrium Spontaneous Processes and Entropy Free-Energy Concept Free Energy and Equilibrium Constraints
Electrochemistry Half Reactions Voltaic Cells Electrolytic Cells
Nuclear Chemistry Radioactivity and Nuclear Bombardment Reactions A Chemist Looks At: Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Energy of Nuclear Reactions A Chemist Looks At: The Chernobyl Nuclear Accident
Chemistry of the Metals Metals and Metallurgy A Chemist Looks At: Superconductivity Chemistry of the Main-Group Metals The Transition Elements and Coordination Compounds Complex Ions and Coordination Compounds A Chemist Looks At: Salad Dressing and Chelate Stability
Chemistry of the Nonmetals A Chemist Looks At: Buckminsterfullerene--A Third Form of Carbon
Organic Chemistry Hydrocarbons Derivatives of Hydrocarbons
Mathematical Skills
Thermodynamic Quantities for Substances and Ions at 25C
Acid-Ionization Constants at 25C
Base-Ionization Constants at 25C
Solubility Product Constants at 25C
Formation Constants of Complex Ions at 25C
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