General Chemistry For Engineers by Jeffrey GaffneyGeneral Chemistry For Engineers by Jeffrey Gaffney

General Chemistry For Engineers

byJeffrey Gaffney, Nancy Marley

Paperback | November 13, 2017

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General Chemistry for Engineersexplores the key areas of chemistry needed for engineers. This book develops material from the basics to more advanced areas in a systematic fashion. As the material is presented, case studies relevant to engineering are included that demonstrate the strong link between chemistry and the various areas of engineering.



  • Serves as a unique chemistry reference source for professional engineers
  • Provides the chemistry principles required by various engineering disciplines
  • Begins with an 'atoms first' approach, building from the simple to the more complex chemical concepts
  • Includes engineering case studies connecting chemical principles to solving actual engineering problems
  • Links chemistry to contemporary issues related to the interface between chemistry and engineering practices
Dr. Jeffrey Gaffney is Emeritus Chair and Professor of Chemistry at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR). Before retiring after 10 years at UALR, he was a senior chemist at three U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Labs for 31 years, and was the Lead Scientist for the DOE's Atmospheric Science Program s Megacity Aeroso...
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Title:General Chemistry For EngineersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:638 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:November 13, 2017Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0128104252

ISBN - 13:9780128104255

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. The Periodic Table 3. Chemical Bonding The Formation of Materials 4. Chemical Equations and Mass Balance 5. Acids and Bases 6. Properties of Gases 7. Chemical Equilibrium 8. Thermodynamics and Energy Balance 9. Kinetics and the Rate of Chemical Reactions 10. Oxidation - Reduction Reactions and Electrochemistry 11. Solids 12. Solution Chemistry 13. The Chemistry of Carbon 14. Nuclear and Radiochemistry 15. Chemical Measurement and Instrumentation Answers to Study Questions and Problems Appendix 1. Working with Units Appendix 2. Using Excel Appendix 3. Standard Half Cell Potentials