This textbook overviews the principles of chemistry and the reactivity of the chemical elements and their compounds. Atomic and molecular structure, bonding, carbon, the gas laws, the properties of liquids, and the rates of reactions are covered. The fifth edition adds historical vignettes. The CD-ROM contains interactive simulations, tutorials, and exercises
Textbook for introductory courses in chemistry for students interested in further study in any of the "hard" sciences presents a broad overview of the principles of chemistry and the reactivity of chemical elements and compounds. This edition (first, 1987) adds new photographs and line art, and more examples of chemistry in process, including an update on solid-state chemistry. Currently listed online at One Hundred and Thirty Five dollars.