Foundations of Chemistry (häftad)
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Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
592
Utgivningsdatum
2021-08-12
Förlag
John Wiley & Sons Inc
Illustrationer
Color illustrations
Dimensioner
259 x 203 x 25 mm
Vikt
1380 g
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1
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1339:Standard Color 8 x 10 in or 254 x 203mm Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9781119513872

Foundations of Chemistry

An Introductory Course for Science Students

Häftad,  Engelska, 2021-08-12
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FOUNDATIONS OF CHEMISTRY A foundation-level guide to chemistry for physical, life sciences and engineering students Foundations of Chemistry: An Introductory Course for Science Students fills a gap in the literature to provide a basic chemistry text aimed at physical sciences, life sciences and engineering students. The authors, noted experts on the topic, offer concise explanations of chemistry theory and the principles that are typically reviewed in most one year foundation chemistry courses and first year degree-level chemistry courses for non-chemists. The authors also include illustrative examples and information on the most recent applications in the field. Foundations of Chemistry is an important text that outlines the basic principles in each area of chemistry - physical, inorganic and organic - building on prior knowledge to quickly expand and develop a student's knowledge and understanding. Key features include: Worked examples showcase core concepts and practice questions. Margin comments signpost students to knowledge covered elsewhere and are used to highlight key learning objectives. Chapter summaries list the main concepts and learning points.
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Philippa B. Cranwell is Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of Reading. She has extensive experience of teaching students chemistry, ranging from A-level to Foundation level and higher. She has co-authored several texts relating to both practical and theoretical organic chemistry. She actively undertakes research in the field of chemistry education and regularly publishes her work. She was awarded a University of Reading Teaching Fellowship in 2016 for her contribution to teaching and learning. Elizabeth M. Page is Emeritus Professor of Chemistry Education at the University of Reading. She has over 30 years experience of teaching chemistry at Foundation level and higher. She is author of several text books for life-sciences and chemistry students. Elizabeth has been an examiner for A level chemistry and helped in the design of the revised A level specifications in chemistry. During her time at Reading she established a strong network of chemistry teachers, providing a forum for discussions and guidance in teaching GCSE and A level chemistry. Elizabeth was awarded the Royal Society of Chemistry Education prize for her work with chemistry teachers and is a National and University of Reading Teaching Fellow.

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Chapter 0: Fundamentals 0.1 Measurement in chemistry and science SI units 0.2 Expressing large and small numbers using scientific notation 0.3 Using metric prefixes 0.4 Significant figures 0.5 Calculations using scientific notation 0.6 Writing chemical formulae and equations Quick Check Summary Chapter 1: Atomic Structure 1.1 Atomic Structure 1.2 Electronic Structure Quick Check Summary Chapter 2: Chemical Bonding 2.1 Bonding 2.2 Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion Theory (VSEPR) 2.3 Polar bonds and polar molecules 2.4 Intermolecular forces Quick Check Summary Chapter 3 Masses of atoms, molecules and reacting substances 3.1 Masses of atoms and molecules 3.2 Amount of substance 3.3 Calculations with moles 3.4 Solutions; concentrations and dilutions 3.5 Titration calculations 3.6 Calculations with gas volumes Quick Check Summary Chapter 4: States of Matter Introduction 4.1 Solids 4.2 Liquids 4.3 Gases Quick Check Summary Chapter 5 Oxidation-reduction (redox) reactions 5.1 Redox Reactions 5.2 Disproportionation Reactions 5.3 Redox titrations Quick Check Summary Chapter 6 Energy, Enthalpy and Entropy 6.1 Enthalpy Changes 6.2 Entropy and Gibbs Free Energy Quick Check Summary Chapter 7 Chemical Equilibrium and Acid-Base Equilibria Introduction 7.1 Equilibria and reversible reactions 7.2 Acid base equilibria Quick Check Summary Chapter 8 Chemical Kinetics The Rates of Chemical Reactions Introduction 8.1 The rate of reaction 8.2 Determining the rate of a chemical reaction 8.3 The rate expression 8.4 The half-life of a reaction 8.5 Reaction mechanisms 8.6 Effect of temperature on reaction rate Quick Check Summary Chapter 9 Electrochemistry Introduction 9.1 Redox reactions a reminder 9.2 Redox reactions and electrochemical cells 9.3 Using redox reactions Galvanic cells 9.4 Using redox reactions Electrolytic cells Quick Check Summary Chapter 10: Group trends and periodicity 10.1 The Periodic Table: Periods, Groups and Periodicity 10.2 Trends in properties of elements in the same vertical group of the periodic table 10.3 Trends in properties of elements in the same horizontal period Quick Check Summary Chapter 11: The Periodic Table chemistry of Groups 1, 2, 7 and transition elements Introduction 11.1 Group 1 The Alkali Metals 11.2 Group 2 The Alkaline Earth Metals 11.3 Group 7 (17) The Halogens 11.4 The Transition Elements Quick Check Summary Chapter 12: Core Concepts and Ideas Within Organic Chemistry 12.1 Types of molecular formula 12.2 Nomenclature of simple alkanes 12.3 Isomers 12.4 Drawing Reaction Mechanisms 12.5 Types of reaction Quick Check Summary Chapter 13: Alkanes, Alkenes and Alkynes 13.1 Alkanes: an outline 13.2 Alkenes: an outline 13.3 Alkynes: an outline Quick Check Summary Chapter 14: Reactivity of Selected Homologous Series 14.1 Alcohols 14.2 Aldehydes and ketones 14.3 Carboxylic acids 14.4 Esters 14.5 Amides 14.6 Amines 14.7 Nitriles Quick Check Summary Chapter 15: The Chemistry of Aromatic Compounds 15.1 Benzene 15.2 Reactions of benzene with electrophiles 15.3 Aniline Quick Check Summary Chapter 16: Substitution and elimination reactions 16.1 Substitution reactions 16.2 Elimination reactions 16.3 Comparison of substitution and elimination reactions Quick Check Summary Chapter 17: Bringing it all together 17.1 Functional group interconversion 17.2 Bringing it all together Chapter 18: Polymerisation 18.1 Polymerisation Quick Check Summary Chapter 19: Spectroscopy 19.1 Mass Spectrometry 19.2 Infrared Spectroscopy (IR) 19.3 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (NMR) 19.4 Bringing it all together Quick Check Summary