ISBN-10:
0805331735
ISBN-13:
9780805331738
Pub. Date:
12/29/2000
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Conceptual Chemistry: Understanding Our World of Atoms and Molecules / Edition 1

Conceptual Chemistry: Understanding Our World of Atoms and Molecules / Edition 1

by John Suchocki

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ISBN-13: 9780805331738
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 12/29/2000
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 647
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.32(h) x 1.11(d)

Table of Contents

1. Chemistry is a Science: Looking at the world of atoms and molecules.
2. Elements of Chemistry: Understanding chemistry through its language.
3. Discovering the Atom and Subatomic Particles: Where we've been and what we now know.
4. The Atomic Nucleus: Know nukes.
5. Atomic Models: Virtual handles on the very real.
6. Chemical Bonding and Molecular Shapes: How atoms connect to one another.
7. Molecular Mixing: How molecules attract one another.
8. Those Incredible Water Molecules: Macroscopic consequences of molecular stickiness.
9. An Overview of Chemical Reactions: How reactants react to form products.
10. Acids and Bases: Exchanging protons.
11. Oxidations and Reductions: Transferring electrons.
12. Organic Compounds: A survey of carbon-based molecules.
13. Chemicals of Life: The nutrients that make up our bodies.
14. The Chemistry of Drugs: Understanding drug action.
15. Optimizing Food Production: From the good Earth.
16. Fresh Water Resources: Our roles and responsibilities.
17. Air Resources: One planet, one atmosphere.
18. Material Resources: A look at the materials of our society.
19. Energy Resources: Managing for the present and future.

Appendices.

A: Scientific Notation.
B: Significant Figures and Uncertainties.
C: Answers to Odd Exercises.
D: Glossary.
Index.

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