General Chemistryby Donald A. McQuarrie, Peter A. Rock
Pub. Date: 01/01/1984
Publisher: Freeman, W. H. & Company
This new fourth edition of General Chemistry takes an atoms-first approach from beginning to end. In the tradition of McQuarrie's many previous works, it promises to be another ground-breaking text. This superb new textbook combines the clear writing and wonderful problems that have made McQuarrie famous among chemistry professors and students worldwide. Presented
This new fourth edition of General Chemistry takes an atoms-first approach from beginning to end. In the tradition of McQuarrie's many previous works, it promises to be another ground-breaking text. This superb new textbook combines the clear writing and wonderful problems that have made McQuarrie famous among chemistry professors and students worldwide. Presented in an elegant design with all-new illustrations, it is available in a soft-cover edition to offer professors a fresh choice at an outstanding value.
Student supplements include an online series of descriptive chemistry Interchapters, a Students Solutions Manual, and an optional state-of-the-art Online Homework program. For adopting professors, an Instructor's Manual and a CD of the art are also available.
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"McQuarrie is a genius."
Harry Gray, Caltech
"Atoms First seems to be the flavor of the year in chemistry textbooks, but many of them seem to be little more than rearrangement of the chapters. It takes a master like McQuarrie to go back to the drawing board and create a logical development from smallest to largest that makes sense to students."
Hal Harris, University of Missouri-St Louis
"McQuarrie's book is extremely well-written, the order of topics is logical, and it does a great job with both introductory material and more advanced concepts. Students of all skill levels will be able to learn from this book."
Mark Kearley, Florida State University
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Table of Contents
1. Chemistry and the Scientific Method; 2. Atoms and Molecules; 3. The Periodic Table and Chemical Periodicity; 4. Early Quantum Theory; 5. The Quantum Theory and Atomic Structure; 6. Ionic Bonds and Compounds; 7. Lewis Formulas; 8. Prediction of Molecular Geometries; 9. Covalent Bonding; 10. Chemical Reactivity; 11. Chemical Calculations;12. Chemical Calculations for Solutions; 13. Properties of Gases; 14. Thermochemistry;15. Liquids and Solids; 16. Colligative Properties of Solutions; 17. Chemical Kinetics: Rate Laws; 18. Chemical Kinetics: Mechanisms; 19. Chemical Equilibrium; 20. The Properties of Acids and Bases; 21. Buffers and the Titration of Acids and Bases; 22. Solubility and Precipitation Reactions; 23. Chemical Thermodynamics; 24. Oxidation-Reduction Reactions; 25. Electrochemistry; 26. The Chemistry of the Transition Metals; Appendices A-I; Index
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