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Chemistry in Your Life

Chemistry in Your Life - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0716770428

Cover of Chemistry in Your Life 2ND 06 (ISBN 978-0716770428)
ISBN13: 978-0716770428
ISBN10: 0716770423
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 06
Publisher: W.H. Freeman
Published: 2006
International: No

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Chemistry in Your Life - 2ND 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0716770428

Colin Baird

ISBN13: 978-0716770428
ISBN10: 0716770423
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 06
Publisher: W.H. Freeman

Published: 2006
International: No
Summary

Chemistry in Your Life is designed for liberal arts students who are required to take a science course, but do not necessarily have a strong background in chemistry or science. The book is ideal for this audience as it makes chemistry relevant, integrating applications that help students see how chemistry affects their everyday lives.

Table of Contents

1. The "Elemental" Foundation of Chemistry: Atoms, Molecules, Elements, Compounds, Mixtures, and States of Matter
2. New Identities?: Physical and Chemical Change
3. An Insider's Perspective: The Internal Workings of Atoms and Molecules
4. Powering the Planet: Hydrocarbons and Fossil Fuels
5. From Diamonds to Plastics: Carbon's Elemental Forms, Addition Polymers and Substituted Hydrocarbons
6. The Flavor of Our World: The Oxygen-Containing Organic Compounds We Drink, Smell, and Taste
7. Health and Energy: Carbohydrates, Fats, and Oils
8. The Chemistry of Medication and Clothing: Condensation Polymers, Especially Those Containing Nitrogen
9. The Molecules That Make You What You Are: Nucleic Acids, Proteins, and Hormones
10. Chemicals in Our Bodies and Our Environment: Vitamins, Food Additives, Pesticides and More
11. Chemistry in Water: Salts, Acids, and Bases
12. Batteries, Fuel Cells, and the Hydrogen Economy: Oxidation and Reduction
13. Fit to Drink: Water Sources, Pollution, and Purification:
14. Dirty Air, Dirty Lungs: Air Pollution
15. Stratospheric Chemistry and the Ozone Layer: A Thin Veil of Protection
16. Global Warming and the Greenhouse Effect
17. Radioactivity, Nuclear Energy and Solar Energy: The Core of Matter

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