Introduction to Chemistry

ISBN-10: 0805321772

ISBN-13: 9780805321777

Edition: 2002

Authors: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company Inc. Staff, Mark Bishop

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List price: $115.60
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Publication date: 12/6/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.686
Language: English

An Introduction to Chemistry
What Is Chemistry, and What Can Chemistry Do for You?
Suggestions for Studying Chemistry
The Scientific Method
Measurement and Units
Reporting Values from Measurements
A Brief Introduction to Unit Conversions
Common Unit Conversions
Rounding Off and Significant Figures
The Structure of Matter and the Chemical Elements
Solids, Liquids, and Gases
The Chemical Elements
The Periodic Table of the Elements
The Structure of the Elements
Common Elements
Chemical Compounds
Classification of Matter
Compounds and Chemical Bonds
Molecular Compounds
Naming Binary Covalent Compounds
Ionic Compounds
An Introduction to Chemical Reactions
Chemical Reactions and Chemical Equations
Solubility of Ionic Compounds and Precipitation Reactions
Acids, Bases, and Acid-Base Reactions
Acid Nomenclature
Summary of Chemical Nomenclature
Strong and Weak Arrhenius Bases
pH and Acidic and Basic Solutions
Arrhenius Acid-Base Reactions
Bronsted-Lowry Acids and Bases
Oxidation-Reduction Reactions
An Introduction to Oxidation-Reduction Reactions
Oxidation Numbers
Types of Chemical Reactions
Voltaic Cells
Energy and Chemical Reactions
Chemical Changes and Energy
Ozone: Pollutant and Protector
Chlorofluorocarbons: A Chemical Success Story Gone Wrong
Unit Conversions
Dimensional Analysis
Rounding Off and Significant Figures
Density and Density Calculations
Percentage and Percentage Calculations
A Summary of the Dimensional Analysis Process
Temperature Conversions
Chemical Calculations and Chemical Formulas
A Typical Problem
Relating Mass to Number of Particles
Molar Mass and Chemical Compounds
Relationships Between Masses of Elements and Compounds
Determination of Empirical and Molecular Formulas
Chemical Calculations and Chemical Equations
Equation Stoichiometry
Real-World Applications of Equation Stoichiometry
Molarity and Equation Stoichiometry
Modern Atomic Theory
The Mysterious Electron
Multi-Electron Atoms
Molecular Structure
A New Look at Molecules and the Formation of Covalent Bonds
Drawing Lewis Structures
Molecular Geometry from Lewis Structures
Gases and Their Properties
Ideal Gas Calculations
Equation Stoichiometry and Ideal Gases
Dalton's Law of Partial Pressures
Liquids: Condensation, Evaporation, and Dynamic Equilibrium
Changing from Gas to Liquid and Liquid to Gas--An Introduction to Dynamic Equilibrium
Boiling Liquids
Particle--Particle Attractions
Solution Dynamics
Entropy, Solutions, and Solubility
Fats, Oils, Soaps, and Detergents
Saturated Solutions and Dynamic Equilibrium
Solutions of Gases in Liquids
The Process of Chemical Reactions
Collision Theory: A Model for the Reaction Process
Rates of Chemical Reactions
Reversible Reactions and Chemical Equilibrium
Disruption of Equilibrium
An Introduction to Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Synthetic Polymers
Organic Compounds
Important Substances in Food
Synthetic Polymers
Nuclear Chemistry
The Nucleus and Radioactivity
Uses of Radioactive Substances
Nuclear Energy
Measurement and Units
Scientific Notation
Using a Scientific Calculator
Answers to Exercises and Selected Problems
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