Chemistry: The Central Science

Hardcover | January 4, 2017

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

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For courses in two-semester general chemistry.   Accurate, data-driven authorship with expanded interactivity leads to greater student engagement Unrivaled problem sets, notable scientific accuracy and currency, and remarkable clarity have made Chemistry: The Central Science the leading general chemistry t...

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...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:1248 pages, 11 × 8.8 × 1.7 inPublished:January 4, 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


Appendices

Mathematical Operations

Properties of Water

Thermodynamic Quantities for Selected Substances at 298.15 K (25 ο C)             

Aqueous Equilibrium Constants      

Standard Reduction Potentials at 25 ο C


Answers to Selected Exercises

Answers to Give It Some Thought

Answers to Go Figure

Answer to Selected Practice Exercises

Glossary

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