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World of Chemistry

World of Chemistry - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0030044632

Cover of World of Chemistry 2ND 96 (ISBN 978-0030044632)
ISBN13: 978-0030044632
ISBN10: 0030044634
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 96
Publisher: Saunders College Division
Published: 1996
International: No

List price: $208.75

World of Chemistry - 2ND 96 edition

ISBN13: 978-0030044632

Melvin D. Joesten

ISBN13: 978-0030044632
ISBN10: 0030044634
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 96
Publisher: Saunders College Division

Published: 1996
International: No
Summary

The quality of human life in relation to the chemical principles that affect it is described in understandable terms to the non-science major, with a strong focus on these applications to the total human experience. Understanding replaces memorization as students learn about the importance of chemistry in such relevant areas as ozone depletion, nutrition, conservation and everyday household goods.

Table of Contents

1. Living In a World of Chemistry

2. The Chemical View of Matter

3. Atoms

4. The Periodic Table

5. Nuclear Changes

6. Chemical Bonds: The Ultimate Glue

7. States of Matter and Solutions

8. Chemical Reactivity: Chemicals in Action

9. Acids and Bases-Chemical Opposites Acids

10. Oxidation - Reduction in Chemistry

11. Chemicals from the Air, Land, and Sea

12. Energy and Hydrocarbons

13. Alternate Energy Sources

14. Organic Chemistry and Polymers

15. Consumer Chemistry - Looking Good and Keeping Clean

16. Chemistry of Life

17. Nutrition: The Basis of Healthy Living

18. Toxic Substances

19. Chemistry and Medicine

20. Water-Plenty of It, But of What Quality?

21. Air: The Precious Canopy

22. Feeding the World

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