Chemical Principles, Hybrid (with OWL YouBook 24-Months Printed Access Card) / Edition 7

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Overview

Reflecting Cengage Learning's commitment to offering value for students, this new hybrid version of CHEMICAL PRINCIPLES, 7e features the same content and coverage found in the full text, while delivering end-of-chapter questions online in OWL, the leading online learning system for chemistry. With this best-selling text, you'll develop the qualitative, conceptual foundation you need to think like a chemist. The author's unique organization emphasizes models, everyday applications of chemistry, and a thoughtful, step-by-step problem-solving approach. Access to OWL and the multimedia eBook (Cengage YouBook) is included with every new hybrid text, giving you an interactive learning experience with the convenience of a text that is both brief and affordable. Powerful online resources include tutorials, simulations, randomized homework questions, videos, and more.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781133109846
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/17/2012
  • Series: Cengage Learning's New Hybrid Editions! Series
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 992
  • Sales rank: 1,369,727
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Steven S. Zumdahl is Professor Emeritus at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), U.S.A, and has received numerous awards for his Chemistry teaching including: the National Catalyst Award for Excellence in Chemical Education and the School of Chemical Sciences Teaching award.

Donald J. DeCoste is Associate Director of General Chemistry at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and has been teaching chemistry at the high school and college levels for 26 years. He earned his BS in Chemistry and PhD from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. At UIUC he has developed chemistry courses for nonscience majors, preservice secondary teachers, and preservice elementary teachers. He teaches courses in introductory chemistry and the teaching of chemistry and has received the School of Chemical Sciences Teaching Award four times. Don has led workshops for secondary teachers and graduate student teaching assistants, discussing the methods and benefits of getting students more actively involved in class. When not involved in teaching and advising, Don enjoys spending time with his wife and three children.

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Table of Contents

1. Chemists and Chemistry. 2. Atoms, Molecules, and Ions. 3. Stoichiometry. 4. Types of Chemical Reactions and Solution Stoichiometry. 5. Gases. 6. Chemical Equilibrium. 7. Acids and Bases. 8. Applications of Aqueous Equilibria. 9. Energy, Enthalpy, and Thermochemistry. 10. Spontaneity, Entropy, and Free Energy. 11. Electrochemistry. 12. Quantum Mechanics and Atomic Theory. 13. Bonding: General Concepts. 14. Covalent Bonding: Orbitals. 15. Chemical Kinetics. 16. Liquids and Solids. 17. Properties of Solutions. 18. The Representative Elements. 19. Transition Metals and Coordination Chemistry. 20. The Nucleus: A Chemist's View. 21. Organic and Biochemical Molecules. Appendix 1. Mathematical Procedures. Appendix 2. Units of Measurement and Conversions Among Units. Appendix 3. Spectral Analysis. Appendix 4. Selected Thermodynamic Data. Appendix 5. Equilibrium Constants and Reduction Potentials. Glossary. Answers to Selected Exercises.

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