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Chemistry in Context: Applying Chemistry to Society

Chemistry in Context: Applying Chemistry to Society - 6th edition

Chemistry in Context: Applying Chemistry to Society - 6th edition

ISBN13: 9780077221348

ISBN10: 0077221346

Chemistry in Context: Applying Chemistry to Society by American Chemical Society - ISBN 9780077221348
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 6TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: American Chemical Society
Published: 2009
International: No
Chemistry in Context: Applying Chemistry to Society by American Chemical Society - ISBN 9780077221348

ISBN13: 9780077221348

ISBN10: 0077221346

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 6TH 09

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Summary

Following in the tradition of the first five editions, the goal of this market leading textbook, Chemistry in Context, fifth edition, is to establish chemical principles on a need-to-know basis within a contextual framework of significant social, political, economic and ethical issues. The non traditional approach of Chemistry in Context reflect today's technological issues and the chemistry principles imbedded within them. Global warming, alternate fuels, nutrition, and genetic engineering are examples of issues that are covered in CIC.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1 The Air We Breathe
2 Protecting the Ozone Layer
3 The Chemistry of Global Warming
4 Energy, Chemistry, and Society
5 The Water We Drink
6 Neutralizing the Threat of Acid Rain
7 The Fires of Nuclear Fission
8 Energy from Electron Transfer
9 The World of Polymers and Plastics
10 Manipulating Molecules and Designing Drugs
11 Nutrition: Food for Thought
12 Genetic Engineering and the Molecules of Life
Appendixes
Appendix 1: Measure for Measure - Conversion Factors and Constants
Appendix 2: The Power of Exponents
Appendix 3: Clearing the Logjam
Appendix 4: Answers to Your Turn Questions Not Answered in the Text
Appendix 5: Answers to Selected End-of-Chapter Questions

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