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Chemistry

Author: Rob Lewis; Wynne Evans
Publisher: London : Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. ©2018
Series: Palgrave foundations
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fifth editionView all editions and formats
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"The fifth edition of this engaging and established textbook provides students with a complete course in chemical literacy and assumes minimal prior experience of science and maths. Written in an accessible and succinct style, this book offers comprehensive coverage of all the core topics in organic, inorganic and physical chemistry. Topics covered include bonding, moles, solutions and solubility, energy changes,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rob Lewis; Wynne Evans
ISBN: 9781137610355 1137610352
OCLC Number: 1043101898
Notes: Includes index.
Previous edition: 2011.
Target Audience: "This book is designed to provide a course in 'chemical literacy' for those studying access and foundation courses at university or college, and for non-specialists on courses such as Forensic Science, Engineering or Health Sciences, for whom chemistry is a subsidiary subject in their first year at university. Much of the material will be suitable also for other chemistry students, particularly those without strong mathematical or chemistry backgrounds"--Page xii.
Description: xv, 508 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Numbers, units and measurement --
Elements, compounds and reactions --
Inside the atom --
Bonding between atoms --
More about bonding --
Reactions of ions in solution --
Oxidation and reduction --
The mole --
Calculating concentrations --
Gases, liquids and solids --
Solutions and solubility --
Chamical families --
Energy changes in chemical reactions --
Speed of chemical reactions --
Chemical equilibria --
Gibbs energy changes --
Acid-base equilibria --
Organic chemistry : hydrocarbons --
Common classes of organic compounds --
Organic mechanisms --
Separating mixtures --
Spectroscopy --
Nuclear and radiochemistry --
Environmental chemistry --
Forensic chemistry --
Chemistry saving lives --
Fire and flame.
Series Title: Palgrave foundations
Responsibility: Rob Lewis, Wynne Evans.
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