Chemistry in Context / Edition 6

Chemistry in Context / Edition 6

by Lucy Pryde Eubanks, Catherine H. Middlecamp, Carl E. Heltzel
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0077221346

ISBN-13: 9780077221348

Pub. Date: 01/11/2008

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Following in the tradition of the first five editions, the goal of this market leading textbook, Chemistry in Context, sixth edition, is to establish chemical principles on a need-to-know basis within a contextual framework of significant social, political, economic and ethical issues. The non traditional approach of Chemistry in Context reflect today's

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Following in the tradition of the first five editions, the goal of this market leading textbook, Chemistry in Context, sixth edition, is to establish chemical principles on a need-to-know basis within a contextual framework of significant social, political, economic and ethical issues. The non traditional approach of Chemistry in Context reflect today's technological issues and the chemistry principles imbedded within them. Global warming, alternate fuels, nutrition, and genetic engineering are examples of issues that are covered in CIC.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780077221348
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
01/11/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(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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