Chemistry in the Marketplace / Edition 5 available in Paperback
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|Publisher:||Allen & Unwin Pty., Limited|
|Edition description:||Fifth Edition, Fifth edition|
|Product dimensions:||7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.06(d)|
About the Author
Ben Selinger is Emeritus Professor at the Australian National University. His extracurricular activities have included consumer protection, regulating Australia’s chemicals, and providing features on science on talk-back radio and for the Canberra Times. He received a Eureka Prize for Science Communication from the Australian Museum.
Russell Barrow is an Associate Professor in the Research School of Chemistry at the Australian National University. He researches the roles of chemicals in natural systems, including chemicals involved in ecological processes such as plant pollination and the chemistry of compounds from mushrooms that are used traditionally in Papua, New Guinea.
Table of Contents
PrefaceAcknowledgementsAbout the authors1 Molecular musings 2 Chemistry of health and risk3 Chemistry of surfaces 4 Chemistry in the laundry 5 Chemistry in the kitchen 6 Chemistry in the dining room 7 Biochemistry of metabolism and sport 8 Chemistry of cosmetics 9 Chemistry in the medicine cabinet 10 Chemistry of plastics and glass 11 Chemistry of fibres, fabrics and other yarns 12 Chemistry in the garden 13 Chemistry of hardware and stationery 14 Chemistry in the swimming pool15 Chemistry at the beach 16 Biological effects of metals and metalloids17 Chemistry in the energy sector 18 Chemistry of ionising radiation19 Experiments Appendix 1: Nomenclature in chemistry Appendix 2: Reporting amounts of material (units) Appendix 3: Prevalence of logarithmic scales Appendix 4: How much is safe? Appendix 5: Phase diagrams Appendix 6: Metal foils Appendix 7: Metal alloys Appendix 8: Maillard reaction Appendix 9: Refractive index Appendix 10: Glass transition temperature (Tg) Appendix 11: The entropy game Glossary