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Chemical Principles: The Quest for Insight

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Series: Chemical Principles

By: Peter Atkins and Loretta Jones

1053 pages, Col photos, col illus, figs, tabs

W.H. Freeman & Co. Ltd

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #94279 | ISBN: 0716732645
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Hardback | Feb 1999 | #94281 | ISBN: 0716735962
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About this book

Provides a firm chemical foundation to nurture the insight that helps students become scientists. Throughout the text, students are encouraged to question how knowledge was obtained, what its relevance is to the outside world and how mathematics can turn concepts into testable theories.


Fundamentals - Atoms: The Quantum World - Chemical Bonds - Molecular Shape and Structure - The Properties of Gases - Liquids and Solids - Thermodynamics: The First Law - Systems, States, and Energies - Thermodynamics: The Second and Third Laws - Physical Equilibria - Chemical Equilibria - Acids and Bases - Aqueous Equilibria - Electrochemistry - Chemcial Kinetics - The Elements: The First Four Main Groups - The Elements: The Last Four Main Groups - The d-Block: Metals in Transition - Nuclear Chemistry - Organic Chemistry - Glossary - Answers - Index.

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PETER ATKINS, Oxford University - LORETTA JONES, University of Northern Colorado.

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