The Facts on File Dictionary of Chemistry / Edition 4

The Facts on File Dictionary of Chemistry / Edition 4

by John Daintith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0816056498

ISBN-13: 9780816056491

Pub. Date: 05/28/2005

Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated

Aimed specifically at the needs of high school students and keyed to school syllabuses, The Facts On File Dictionary of Chemistry defines every chemical term and concept most people will ever need to know, in language that's easy to understand. All the basics of chemistry are covered: the elements, groups of compounds, formulas, equations, and chemical…  See more details below

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Aimed specifically at the needs of high school students and keyed to school syllabuses, The Facts On File Dictionary of Chemistry defines every chemical term and concept most people will ever need to know, in language that's easy to understand. All the basics of chemistry are covered: the elements, groups of compounds, formulas, equations, and chemical processes. Also featured are: techniques (e.g., Regnault's method, Bessemer process), instruments (e.g., the pyrometer, Beckmann thermometer), units of measure (e.g., angstrom, lux), and specialized uses of everyday terms (e.g., mordent, quenching).

Clear, concise, and informative
This revised edition reflects modern chemical nomenclature and the most uptodate information on the properties of elements. More than 3,000 entries explain, clearly and concisely, the most important and commonly used chemical terms. More than 50 line drawings illustrate chemical structures, and extensive cross references ensure the Dictionary's accessibility and ease of use.

Over 250 new entries have been added, including:
• Buckminsterfullerene
• Fullerite
• Nanotubes
• Quasicrystal
• Supramolecular chemistry
• Crown ether
• and much more.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816056491
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/28/2005
Series:
Science Dictionaries Series
Edition description:
4TH
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
14 - 18 Years

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