University Chemistry

Peter E. Siska

  • Bindwijze: Hardcover
  • Taal: Engels
  • Categorie: Wetenschap & Natuur
  • Uitgever: Pearson College Div
  • ISBN: 9780805393491
Verschijningsdatum:december 2005
Aantal pagina's:818 pagina's
Auteur(s):Peter E. Siska | Joseph Noroski
Auteur(s):Peter E. Siska | Joseph Noroski
Originele Titel:University Chemistry with Student Access Kit for Masteringgeneralchemistry with Other


Award-winning educator Peter Siska brings years of research and teaching experience to University Chemistry, a new, distinctive honors general chemistry textbook that offers a logical framework of core ideas to give readers a solid understanding of chemistry. The book is built on the premise that mastery of a few central ideas will enable readers to comprehend and appreciate complex chemical processes. Physical Principles Underlying Chemistry; The Quantum Revolution: The Failure of Everyday Notions to Apply to Atoms; Wave Mechanics and the Hydrogen Atom: Quantum Numbers, Energy Levels, and Orbitals; Atoms with Many Electrons and the Periodic Table; Valence Electron Configurations, Periodicity, and Chemical Behavior; Orbitals and Chemical Bonding I: The Valence Bond Model and Molecular Geometry; Orbitals and Chemical Bonding II: The Molecular Orbital Model and Molecular Energy Levels; Molecular Motion and Spectroscopy; Properties of Gases and the Kinetic Molecular Theory; Energy Changes in Chemical Reactions; Spontaneity of Chemical Reactions; Free Energy and Chemical Equilibrium; Electrochemistry; States of Matter and Intermolecular Forces; Rates and Mechanisms of Chemical Reactions; The Nucleus; The Transition Metals; The Chemistry of Carbon. For all readers interested in the study of chemistry.