Chemistry: The Central Science

Hardcover | January 13, 2017

byTheodore E. Brown, H. Eugene Lemay, Bruce E. Bursten

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For courses in two-semester general chemistry.   New Levels of Student Interaction for Improved Conceptual Understanding Unrivaled problem sets, notable scientific accuracy and currency, and remarkable clarity have made Chemistry: The Central Science the leading general chemistry text for more than a decade. Trusted, innovative, an...

THEODORE L. BROWN received his Ph.D. from Michigan State University in 1956. Since then, he has been a member of the faculty of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, where he is now Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus. He served as Vice Chancellor for Research, and Dean of The Graduate College, from 1980 to 1986, and as Founding...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:1248 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:January 13, 2017Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1.     Introduction: Matter, Energy, and Measurement

2.     Atoms, Molecules, and Ions

3.     Chemical Reactions and Reaction Stoichiometry

4.     Reactions in Aqueous Solution

5.     Thermochemistry 

6.     Electronic Structure of Atoms     

7.     Periodic Properties of the Elements

8.     Basic Concepts of Chemical Bonding        

9.     Molecular Geometry and Bonding Theories 

10.   Gases

11.   Liquids and Intermolecular Forces             

12.   Solids and Modern Materials 

13.   Properties of Solutions

14.   Chemical Kinetics 

15.   Chemical Equilibrium

16.   Acid–Base Equilibria        

17.   Additional Aspects of Aqueous Equilibria 

18.   Chemistry of the Environment     

19.   Chemical Thermodynamics

20.   Electrochemistry             

21.   Nuclear Chemistry

22.   Chemistry of the Nonmetals

23.   Transition Metals and Coordination Chemistry

24.   The Chemistry of Life: Organic and Biological Chemistry

25.   Chapter Summary and Key Terms              

 

Appendices

Learning Outcomes         

Exercises            

Additional Exercises        

Integrative Exercises                     

Design an Experiment     

Chemistry Put To Work   Gasoline 

A Closer Look     Mechanism of Addition Reactions             

STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS    What Now?