Chemistry: An Atoms First Approach

Filled with the knowledge, examples, and difficulties you must discover ways to "think like a chemist," CHEMISTRY: AN ATOMS FIRST technique is designed that will help you turn into an autonomous problem-solver. The textual content starts with insurance of the atom and proceeds in the course of the idea of molecules, constitution, and bonding. This process, varied out of your highschool path, can assist you turn into an exceptional severe philosopher and a powerful problem-solver -- talents that may be invaluable to you in any profession.

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The Stardust Revolution: The New Story of Our Origin in the Stars

By Jacob Berkowitz

3 nice medical revolutions have formed our knowing of the cosmos and our courting to it. The 16th and 17th centuries witnessed the Copernican Revolution, which bodychecked the Earth because the pivot aspect of production and joined us with the remainder of the cosmos as one planet between many orbiting the sunlight. 3 centuries later got here the second one nice medical revolution: the Darwinian Revolution. It got rid of us from a special, divine organic prestige to put us thoroughly within the ebb and circulate of all terrestrial existence.

This ebook describes how we’re in the course of a 3rd nice medical revolution, 5 centuries within the making: the Stardust Revolution. it's the merging of the once-disparate geographical regions of astronomy and evolutionary biology, and of the Copernican and Darwinian Revolutions, putting existence in a cosmic context.

The Stardust Revolution takes readers on a grand trip that starts off at the summit of California’s Mount Wilson, the place astronomers first discovered that the universe is either increasing and evolving, to a radio telescope used to spot how natural molecules—the development blocks of life—are made through stars. It’s an epic tale instructed via a systematic solid that comes with many of the 20th century’s maximum minds—including Nobel laureate Charles Townes, who came upon cosmic water—as good because the such a lot formidable clinical explorers of the twenty-first century, these racing to discover one other dwelling planet.

Today, a completely new breed of scientists—astrobiologists and astrochemists—are taking the research of existence into the distance age. Astrobiologists research the origins, evolution, and distribution of lifestyles, not only in the world, yet within the universe. Stardust technological know-how is filling within the lacking hyperlinks in our evolutionary tale, ones that reach our genealogy again to the celebrities.

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Principles of Chemistry: A Molecular Approach, 2nd Edition

By Nivaldo J. Tro

Adapted from Nivaldo J. Tro’s best-selling common chemistry e-book, Principles of Chemistry: A Molecular Approach focuses completely at the middle suggestions of common chemistry with out sacrificing intensity or relevance. Tro's unparalleled - and three-column problem-solving process is used all through to provide scholars enough perform during this primary ability. a special integration of macroscopic, molecular, and symbolic illustrations is helping scholars to imagine a few of the dimensions of chemistry; Tro’s attractive writing kind captures student’s awareness with correct functions. The Second Edition bargains a wealth of latest and revised difficulties, nearly 50 new conceptual connections, an up-to-date paintings application all through, and is offered with MasteringChemistry®, the main complicated on-line instructional and overview software to be had.


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  • Principles of Chemistry: A Molecular procedure, moment version

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Handbook of Organic Solvent Properties

The homes of seventy two of the main standard solvents are given, tabulated within the so much handy manner, making this ebook a pleasure for commercial chemists to exploit as a table reference. The homes coated are these which solution the fundamental questions of: Will it do the task? Will it damage the consumer? Will it pollute the air? Is it effortless to address? Will it pollute the water? Can it's recovered or incinerated? those are all elements that have to be thought of on the early levels of selecting a solvent for a brand new product or technique.

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Separation Process Principles with Applications using Process Simulators

Separation technique ideas with purposes utilizing method Simulator, third Edition is the main finished and up to date therapy of the key separation operations within the chemical undefined. The third version specializes in utilizing technique simulators to layout separation strategies and prepares readers for pro perform. thoroughly rewritten to reinforce readability, this 3rd variation offers engineers with a robust realizing of the sector. With assistance from an extra co-author, the textual content offers new details on bioseparations through the chapters. a brand new bankruptcy on mechanical separations covers settling, filtration and centrifugation together with mechanical separations in biotechnology and phone lysis. containers aid spotlight basic equations. a number of new examples and routines are built-in all through in addition.

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Chemistry and Technology of Emulsion Polymerisation (2nd Edition)

Chemistry and know-how of Emulsion Polymerisation 2e presents a pragmatic and intuitive clarification of emulsion polymerization, together with either traditional and regulated radical polymerization. For these operating in undefined, coupling thought with daily perform could be tricky. by way of conscientiously explaining the foundations of the response, in response to well-designed experimental research, the e-book explains how the rules relate to useful application.

The moment variation of this ebook features a new bankruptcy on morphology of latex debris, a swiftly progressing zone the place modelling the thermodynamic and kinetic features of part separation and morphology has built right into a mature and strong software to foretell and regulate morphology of latex particles.

Another quarter that's swiftly progressing is the applying of managed radical polymerisation in emulsion polymerization. managed radical polymerisation is utilized in assisting encapsulation of inorganic debris like pigment debris and clay platelets. those most recent advancements are integrated within the moment variation.

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The Chemistry Book: From Gunpowder to Graphene, 250 Milestones in the History of Chemistry (Sterling Milestones)

From atoms and fluorescent pigments to sulfa drug synthesis and buckyballs, this lush and authoritative chronology provides 250 milestones on the earth of chemistry. because the "central technology" that bridges biology and physics, chemistry performs an enormous position in numerous clinical and technological advances. overlaying unique tales and unforeseen purposes, chemist and journalist Derek B. Lowe strains the main important—and surprising—chemical discoveries.

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Chemical Bonding and Molecular Geometry: From Lewis to Electron Densities (Topics in Inorganic Chemistry)

By Ronald J. Gillespie

Excellent for undergraduate and first-year graduate classes in chemical bonding, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Geometry: From Lewis to Electron Densities can be utilized in inorganic chemistry classes. Authored by means of Ronald Gillespie, a world-class chemist and specialist on chemical bonding, and Paul Popelier of the college of Manchester Institute of technological know-how and know-how, this article offers scholars with a accomplished and unique creation to the vital versions and theories of chemical bonding and geometry. It additionally serves as an invaluable source and an updated creation to fashionable advancements within the box for teachers instructing chemical bonding at any point.

* exhibits scholars how the concept that of the chemical bond has built from its earliest days, via Lewis's impressive inspiration of the electron pair bond and as much as the current day
* offers a unique, non-traditional procedure that emphasizes the significance of the Pauli precept as a foundation for knowing bonding
* starts off with the basic classical recommendations and proceeds via orbital versions to fresh principles in keeping with the research of electron densities, which support to explain and emphasize a number of the boundaries of prior versions
* presents a radical and updated remedy of the well known valence-shell electron pair (VSEPR) version (which used to be first formulated and constructed by way of writer Ronald Gillespie) and the newer ligand close-packing (LCP) version
* provides a special pictorial and nonmathematical dialogue of the research of electron density distributions utilizing the atoms in molecules (AIM) idea
* Emphasizes the relationships among those numerous versions, giving examples in their makes use of, obstacles, and comparative benefits and disadvantages

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