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Chemistry in Context

Chemistry in Context - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0073375663

Cover of Chemistry in Context 7TH 12 (ISBN 978-0073375663)
ISBN13: 978-0073375663
ISBN10: 0073375667
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 7TH 12
Copyright: 2012
Publisher: American Chemical Society
Published: 2012
International: No

List price: $210.00

Chemistry in Context - 7TH 12 edition

ISBN13: 978-0073375663

American Chemical Society

ISBN13: 978-0073375663
ISBN10: 0073375667
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 7TH 12
Copyright: 2012
Publisher: American Chemical Society
Published: 2012
International: No
Summary

Following in the tradition of the first six editions, the goal of this successful, issues-based textbook,Chemistry in Context, seventh edition, is to establish chemical principles on a need-to-know basis for non-science majors, enabling them to learn chemistry in the context of their own lives and significant issues facing science and the world. The non traditional approach ofChemistry in Contextreflects today's technological issues and the chemistry principles imbedded within them. The seventh edition applies sustainability principles wherever possible. Global warming, alternate fuels, nutrition, and genetic engineering are examples of issues that are covered inChemistry in Context.

Table of Contents

1 The Air We Breathe 1

2 Protecting the Ozone Layer 35

3 The Chemistry of Global Warming 73

4 Energy, Chemistry, and Society 111

5 The Wonder of Water 149

6 Neutralizing the Threat of Acid Rain 183

7 Onondaga Lake: A Case Study 219

8 The Fires of Nuclear Fission 245

9 Alternate Energy Sources: Fuel for the Future 281

10 The World of Plastics and Polymers 319

11 Designing Drugs and Manipulating Molecules 351

12 Nutrition: Food for Thought 387

13 Genetic Engineering: The Chemistry of Heredity 427

App. 1 Measure for Measure: Conversion Factors and Constants 465

App. 2 The Power of Exponents 467

App. 3 Clearing the Logjam 469

App. 4 Answers to Your Turn Activities Not Answered in Text 471

App. 5 Answers to Selected Exercises 477

Glossary 487

Credits 491

Index 493