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Smart Guide to Chemistry
     

Smart Guide to Chemistry

by Brian Nordstrom
 

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Become acquainted with the wonderful world of atoms and molecules in this guide written for readers who have little-to-no exposure to chemistry. The book provides an elementary introduction to chemistry but can also be used as a good review of the subject and discusses topics including chemical reactions; the periodic table of the elements; nuclear processes; acids

Overview

Become acquainted with the wonderful world of atoms and molecules in this guide written for readers who have little-to-no exposure to chemistry. The book provides an elementary introduction to chemistry but can also be used as a good review of the subject and discusses topics including chemical reactions; the periodic table of the elements; nuclear processes; acids, bases, and salts; chemical bonding; environmental chemistry; and organic and biochemistry. The contributions of famous chemists are highlighted, along with interesting anecdotal information from their lives. Lavishly illustrated with photographs and other helpful graphics, it can be read through from cover-to-cover or used as a handy reference to look up information about individual topics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781937636029
Publisher:
Smart Guide Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
08/31/2012
Series:
Smart Guide Series
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Brian Nordstrom is a professor of chemistry at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He has more than 35 years of college teaching experience, which has covered a wide range of academic disciplines, including chemistry, physics, mathematics, statistics, and environmental science. He has published several articles in revered journals and recently coauthored a set of six books about the elements in the periodic table. He lives in Prescott, Arizona.

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