The History and Use of Our Earth's Chemical Elements: A Reference Guide / Edition 2
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The History and Use of Our Earth's Chemical Elements: A Reference Guide / Edition 2

by Robert E. Krebs, Rae Dejur, Rae Dejur
     
 

ISBN-10: 0313334382

ISBN-13: 9780313334382

Pub. Date: 07/30/2006

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated

All aspects of the chemical elements are presented in this easy-to-use reference for high school and college students. This one-volume work, which includes descriptions of the most recently discovered elements, provides information on each element, usually found only by consulting many different sources. This information includes symbol, atomic number, common valence,

Overview

All aspects of the chemical elements are presented in this easy-to-use reference for high school and college students. This one-volume work, which includes descriptions of the most recently discovered elements, provides information on each element, usually found only by consulting many different sources. This information includes symbol, atomic number, common valence, atomic weight, natural state, common isotopes, characteristics, abundance, history, common uses, examples of common compounds, and hazards. Schematic diagrams of each of the elements through number 103 accompany their descriptions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313334382
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/30/2006
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.30(d)

Related Subjects

Table of Contents

Alphabetical Index of the Elements

How to Use This Book

Introduction

A Short History of Chemistry

Atomic Structure

The Periodic Table of the Chemical Elements

A Guide to the Elements

Introduction

Alkali Metals: (Group 1 (1A0—Periods 1 to 7)

Alkali Earth Metals (Group 2 (11A)—Periods 2 to 7)

Introduction

Transition Elements: Metals to Nonmetals

Introduction

Transition Elements: (First Series—Groups 3 to 12: Period 4)

Transition Elements: (Second Series—Groups 3 to 12: Period 5)

Introduction

Transition Elements: (Third Series—Groups 4 to

12: Period 6)

Introduction

Metallics—Metalloids—Semiconductors—Nonmetals

Introduction

The Boron Group 13 (IIIA): Periods 2 to 6 (Metallics-Semimetals)

The Carbon Group 14 (IVA): Periods 2 to 6 (Metalloids-Semiconductors)

The Nitrogen Group 15 (VA): Periods 2 to 6 (Metalloids to Nonmetals)

The Oxygen Group 16 (VIA): Periods 2 to 6 (Nonmetals-Oxidizers)

The Halogen Group 17 (VIIA): Periods 2 to 6 (Nonmetal Oxidizers)

The Noble Gases Group 18 (VIIIA): Periods 2 to 6 (Inert gas elements)

Lanthanide Series: (Period 6—Rare Earth Elements)

Introduction

Actinide Series: (Period 7—and Transuranic elements)

Introduction

Transactinide Series: (Period 7—Continuation of Actinide Series)

Introduction

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