Chemistry for Today: General, Organic, and Biochemistry / Edition 6

Chemistry for Today: General, Organic, and Biochemistry / Edition 6

by Spencer L. Seager, Michael R. Slabaugh
     
 

istinguished by its superior allied health focus and integration of technology, Seager/Slabaugh's Chemistry for Today, Fourth Edition continues to lead the market on both fronts through numerous allied health-related applications, examples, boxes, and a new robust book-specific web site. The authors strive to dispel users' inherent fear of chemistry and to instill an… See more details below

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istinguished by its superior allied health focus and integration of technology, Seager/Slabaugh's Chemistry for Today, Fourth Edition continues to lead the market on both fronts through numerous allied health-related applications, examples, boxes, and a new robust book-specific web site. The authors strive to dispel users' inherent fear of chemistry and to instill an appreciation for the role chemistry plays in our daily lives through a rich pedagogical structure and an accessible writing style that provides lucid explanations. In addition, Seager/Slabaugh's Chemistry for Today, Fourth Edition, provides greater support in both problem-solving and critical-thinking skills. By demonstrating how this information will be important to a reader's future career and providing important career information on associated web pages, Seager/Slabaugh not only helps readers to set goals but also to focus on achieving them. All in all, Seager/Slabaugh's pedagogical support, allied-health focus, and technology package is unmatched.Distinguished by its superior allied health focus and integration of technology, Seager/Slabaugh's Chemistry for Today, Fourth Edition continues to lead the market on both fronts through numerous allied health-related applications, examples, boxes, and a new robust book-specific web site. The authors strive to dispel users' inherent fear of chemistry and to instill an appreciation for the role chemistry plays in our daily lives through a rich pedagogical structure and an accessible writing style that provides lucid explanations. In addition, Seager/Slabaugh's Chemistry for Today, Fourth Edition, provides greater support in both problem-solving and critical-thinkingskills. By demonstrating how this information will be important to a reader's future career and providing important career information on associated web pages, Seager/Slabaugh not only helps readers to set goals but

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495118404
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/09/2007
Edition description:
6TH
Pages:
912
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author


Spencer L. Seager is Professor of Chemistry at Weber State University, where he served as chemistry department chairman from 1969 until 1993. He teaches general and physical chemistry at the university and is also active in projects to help improve chemistry and other science education in local elementary schools. He received his B.S. in chemistry and Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the University of Utah.

Michael R. Slabaugh is Professor of Chemistry at Weber State University, where he teaches the year-long sequence of General, Organic, and Biochemistry. He received his B.S. in chemistry from Purdue and his Ph.D. in organic chemistry from Iowa State University. His interest in plant alkaloids led to a year of postdoctoral study in biochemistry at Texas A & M. His current professional interests are chemistry education and community involvement in science activities, particularly the State Science and Engineering Fair in Utah.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1Matter, Measurements, and Calculations1
Chapter 2Atoms and Molecules43
Chapter 3Electronic Structure and the Periodic Law67
Chapter 4Forces Between Particles95
Chapter 5Chemical Reactions137
Chapter 6The States of Matter167
Chapter 7Solutions and Colloids203
Chapter 8Reaction Rates and Equilibrium243
Chapter 9Acids, Bases, and Salts267
Chapter 10Radioactivity and Nuclear Processes311
Chapter 11Organic Compounds: Alkanes341
Chapter 12Unsaturated Hydrocarbons379
Chapter 13Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers413
Chapter 14Aldehydes and Ketones445
Chapter 15Carboxylic Acids and Esters473
Chapter 16Amines and Amides501
Chapter 17Carbohydrates531
Chapter 18Lipids565
Chapter 19Proteins593
Chapter 20Enzymes623
Chapter 21Nucleic Acids and Protein Synthesis649
Chapter 22Nutrition and Energy for Life683
Chapter 23Carbohydrate Metabolism711
Chapter 24Lipids and Amino Acid Metabolism737
Chapter 25Body Fluids765

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