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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
John T Moore
|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.|
See how chemistry works in everything from soaps to medicines to petroleum We're all natural born chemists.
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