ISBN-10:
0199564280
ISBN-13:
9780199564286
Pub. Date:
09/03/2015
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Physical Chemistry for the Life Sciences / Edition 2

Physical Chemistry for the Life Sciences / Edition 2

by Peter Atkins, Julio de Paula

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ISBN-13: 9780199564286
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 09/03/2015
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 624
Sales rank: 463,702
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 10.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Peter Atkins, Fellow of Lincoln College, University of Oxford,Julio de Paula, Professor of Chemistry, Lewis & Clark College

Peter Atkins is a fellow of Lincoln College in the University of Oxford and the author of more than sixty books for students and a general audience. His texts are market leaders around the globe. A frequent lecturer in the United States and throughout the world, he has held visiting professorships in France, Israel, Japan, China, and New Zealand. He was the founding chairman of the Committee on Chemistry Education of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry and was a member of IUPAC's Physical and Biophysical Chemistry Division.

Julio de Paula is Professor of Chemistry and Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at Lewis & Clark College. A native of Brazil, Professor de Paula received a B.A. degree in chemistry from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and a Ph.D. in biophysical chemistry from Yale University. His research activities encompass the areas of molecular spectroscopy, biophysical chemistry, and nanoscience. He has taught courses in general chemistry, physical chemistry, biophysical chemistry, instrumental analysis, and writing.

Table of Contents

Part 1 - Biochemical Thermodynamics
1. The First Law
2. The Second Law
3. Phase Equilibria
4. Chemical Equilibrium
5. Thermodynamics of Ion and Electron Transport
Part 2- The Kinetics of Life Processes
6. The Rates of Reactions
7. Accounting for the Rate Laws
8. Complex Biochemical Processes
Part 3 - Biomolecular Structure
9. Microscopic Systems and Quantization
10. The Chemical Bond
11. Macromolecules and Self-Assembly
Part 4 - Biomolecular Spectroscopy
12. Optical Techniques and Photobiology
14. Magnetic Resonance

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