Chemistry in Context / Edition 6

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Overview

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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780077221348
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 1/11/2008
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 608
  • Sales rank: 1,233,929
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

1 The Air We Breathe 1
2 Protecting the Ozone Layer 35
3 The Chemistry of Global Warming 73
4 Energy, Chemistry, and Society 111
5 The Wonder of Water 149
6 Neutralizing the Threat of Acid Rain 183
7 Onondaga Lake: A Case Study 219
8 The Fires of Nuclear Fission 245
9 Alternate Energy Sources: Fuel for the Future 281
10 The World of Plastics and Polymers 319
11 Designing Drugs and Manipulating Molecules 351
12 Nutrition: Food for Thought 387
13 Genetic Engineering: The Chemistry of Heredity 427
App. 1 Measure for Measure: Conversion Factors and Constants 465
App. 2 The Power of Exponents 467
App. 3 Clearing the Logjam 469
App. 4 Answers to Your Turn Activities Not Answered in Text 471
App. 5 Answers to Selected Exercises 477
Glossary 487
Credits 491
Index 493
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