Chemistry: An Atoms First Approach

Chemistry: An Atoms First Approach

by Steven S. Zumdahl
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0840065329

ISBN-13: 9780840065322

Pub. Date: 01/01/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Packed with the information, examples, and problems you need to learn to "think like a chemist," CHEMISTRY: AN ATOMS FIRST APPROACH is designed to help you become an independent problem-solver. The text begins with coverage of the atom and proceeds through the concept of molecules, structure, and bonding. This approach, different from your high school course,

Overview

Packed with the information, examples, and problems you need to learn to "think like a chemist," CHEMISTRY: AN ATOMS FIRST APPROACH is designed to help you become an independent problem-solver. The text begins with coverage of the atom and proceeds through the concept of molecules, structure, and bonding. This approach, different from your high school course, will help you become a good critical thinker and a strong problem-solver — skills that will be useful to you in any career.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780840065322
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2011
Series:
Textbooks Available with Cengage YouBook Series
Pages:
1152
Sales rank:
655,468
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Review: Measurement and Calculations in Chemistry. 1. Chemical Foundations. 2. Atomic Structure and Periodicity. 3. Bonding: General Concepts. 4. Molecular Structure and Orbitals. 5. Stoichiometry. 6. Types of Chemical Reactions and Solution Stoichiometry. 7. Chemical Energy. 8. Gases. 9. Liquids and Solids. 10. Properties of Solutions. 11. Chemical Kinetics. 12. Chemical Equilibrium. 13. Acids and Bases. 14. Acid-Base Equilibria 15. Solubility and Complex Ion Equilibria. 16. Spontaneity, Entropy, and Free Energy. 17. Electrochemistry. 18. The Nucleus: A Chemist's View. 19. The Representative Elements. 20. Transition Metals and Coordination Chemistry. 21. Organic and Biological Molecules.

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