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Lange's Handbook of Chemistry, 70th Anniversary Edition / Edition 16

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Overview

A standard reference for chemists for 70 years, this new Sixteenth Edition features an enormous compilation of facts, data, tabular material, and experimental findings in every area of chemistry.Included in this massive compendium are listings of the properties of approximately 4,400 organic and 1,400 inorganic compounds.

This Sixteenth Edition offers 40% new or extensively revised content and starting with this edition, the author includes equations that allow users to calculate important values such as temperature and pressure.

Contents: Organic Compounds
• General Information, Conversion Tables, and Mathematics
• Inorganic Compounds
• Properties of Atom, Radicals, and Bonds
• Physical Properties
• Thermodynamic Properties
• Spectroscopy
• Electrolytes, Electromotive Force and Chemicals
• Physicochemical Relationships
• Polymers, Rubbers,Fats, Oils, and Waxes
• Practical Laboratory Information

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Reorganized since the 15th edition and now edited by Speight, Lange's contains information for chemists and chemical engineers. It has four sections: general information and conversion tables, spectroscopy, inorganic chemistry, and organic chemistry... Lange's is essential for students and researchers in chemistry. Summing Up: Essential. Lower-division undergraduates and higher. -- S.K. Oelker, Drew University
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Reorganized since the 15th edition and now edited by Speight, Lange's contains information for chemists and chemical engineers. It has four sections: general information and conversion tables, spectroscopy, inorganic chemistry, and organic chemistry... Lange's is essential for students and researchers in chemistry. Summing Up: Essential. Lower-division undergraduates and higher. — S.K. Oelker, Drew University
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Reorganized since the 15th edition and now edited by Speight, Lange's contains information for chemists and chemical engineers. It has four sections: general information and conversion tables, spectroscopy, inorganic chemistry, and organic chemistry... Lange's is essential for students and researchers in chemistry. Summing Up: Essential. Lower-division undergraduates and higher. — S.K. Oelker, Drew University

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071432207
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/20/2004
  • Edition description: ANN
  • Edition number: 16
  • Pages: 1000
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 2.59 (d)

Meet the Author

James Speight, Ph.D., has more than 35 years' experience in fields related to the properties and processing of conventional and synthetic fuels. He has participated in, and led, significant research in defining the uses of chemistry with heavy oil and coal. The author of well over 400 professional papers, reports, and presentations detailing his research activities, he has taught more than 50 related courses. Dr. Speight is the author, editor, or compiler of a total of 25 books and bibliographies related to fossil fuel processing and environmental issues. He lives in Laramie, Wyoming.
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Table of Contents

PREFACE TO THE SIXTEENTH EDITION
PREFACE TO THE FIFTEENTH EDITION
PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION
Section 1: Inorganic Chemistry
Section 2: Organic Chemistry
Section 3: Spectroscopy
Section 4: General Information and Conversion Tables
INDEX

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