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Chemistry for dummies

Author: John T Moore
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Pub., ©2011.
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed
A matter-of-fact guide to mastering the basics of chemistry.
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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John T Moore
ISBN: 9781118007303 1118007301 9781119293460 1119293464
OCLC Number: 697774572
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xviii, 366 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The basic concepts of chemistry. What is chemistry, and why do I need to know some? ; Contemplating chemical calculations ; Matter and energy ; Something smaller than an atom? Atomic structure ; The periodic table (but no chairs) ; Balloons, tires, and scuba tanks : the wonderful world of gases --
A cornucopia of chemical concepts. Chemical cooking : chemical reactions ; The mole : can you dig it? ; Mixing matter up : solutions ; Thermochemistry : hot stuff ; Sour and bitter : acids and bases --
Blessed be the bonds that tie. Where did I put that electron? Quantum theory ; Opposites do attract : ionic bonding ; Sharing nicely : covalent bonding ; What do molecules really look like? Molecular geometry and hybridization ; Tackling periodic trends ; Examining the link between intermolecular forces and condensed states --
Environmental chemistry : benefits and problems. Cough! cough! hack! hack! Air pollution ; Examining the ins and outs of water pollution ; Nuclear chemistry : it'll blow your mind --
The part of tens. Ten serendipitous discoveries in chemistry ; Ten (or so) great chemistry nerds ; Ten terrific tips for passing Chem I ; The top ten industrial chemicals.
Series Title: --For dummies.
Responsibility: by John T. Moore.


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