CHEMISTRY: THE MOLECULAR SCIENCE is intended to help students develop a broad overview of chemistry and chemical reactions; an understanding of the most important concepts and models that chemists and those in chemistry-related fields use; an appreciation of the many ways chemistry impacts our daily lives; the ability to apply the facts, concepts, and models of chemistry appropriately to new situations in chemistry, other sciences and engineering and to other disciplines.
1. The Nature of Chemistry. 2. Atoms and Elements. 3. Chemical Compounds. 4. Quantities of Reactants and Products. 5. Chemical Reactions. 6. Energy and Chemical Reactions. 7. Electron Configurations and the Periodic Table. 8. Covalent Bonding. 9. Molecular Structures. 10. Gases and the Atmosphere. 11. Liquids, Solids, and Materials. 12. Fuels, Organic Chemicals, and Polymers. 13. Chemical Kinetics. 14. Chemical Equilibrium. 15. The Chemistry of Solutes and Solutions. 16. Acids and Bases. 17. Additional Aqueous Equilibria. 18. Thermodynamics: Directionality of Chemical Reactions. 19. Electrochemistry. 20. Nuclear Chemistry. 21. Chemistry of Selected Transition Metals and Coordination Compounds.