Chemistry in Context / Edition 7

Chemistry in Context / Edition 7

by American Chemical Society
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0073375667

ISBN-13: 9780073375663

Pub. Date: 01/24/2011

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Following in the tradition of the first six editions, the goal of this successful, issues-based textbook, Chemistry in Context, seventh edition, is to establish chemical principles on a need-to-know basis for non-science majors, enabling them to learn chemistry in the context of their own lives and significant issues facing science and the world. The non

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Following in the tradition of the first six editions, the goal of this successful, issues-based textbook, Chemistry in Context, seventh edition, is to establish chemical principles on a need-to-know basis for non-science majors, enabling them to learn chemistry in the context of their own lives and significant issues facing science and the world. The non traditional approach of Chemistry in Context reflects today's technological issues and the chemistry principles imbedded within them. The seventh edition applies sustainability principles wherever possible. Global warming, alternate fuels, nutrition, and genetic engineering are examples of issues that are covered in Chemistry in Context.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073375663
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
01/24/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
592
Sales rank:
667,260
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1 The Air We Breathe


2 Protecting the Ozone Layer


3 The Chemistry of Global Warming


4 Energy, Chemistry, and Society


5 The Water We Drink


6 Neutralizing the Threat of Acid Rain


7 The Fires of Nuclear Fission


8 Energy from Electron Transfer


9 The World of Polymers and Plastics


10 Manipulating Molecules and Designing Drugs


11 Nutrition: Food for Thought


12 Genetic Engineering and the Molecules of Life


Appendixes

Appendix 1: Measure for Measure - Conversion Factors and Constants


Appendix 2: The Power of Exponents


Appendix 3: Clearing the Logjam


Appendix 4: Answers to Your Turn Questions Not Answered in the Text


Appendix 5: Answers to Selected End-of-Chapter Questions


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