Author: Eric Brian Smith

Publisher: Imperial College Press

ISBN: 9781860944468

Category: Science

Page: 166

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This widely acclaimed text, now in its fifth edition and translated into many languages, continues to present a clear, simple and concise introduction to chemical thermodynamics. An examination of equilibrium in the everyday world of mechanical objects provides the starting point for an accessible account of the factors that determine equilibrium in chemical systems. This straightforward approach leads students to a thorough understanding of the basic principles of thermodynamics, which are then applied to a wide range of physico-chemical systems. The book also discusses the problems of non-ideal solutions and the concept of activity, and provides an introduction to the molecular basis of thermodynamics.Over five editions, the views of teachers of the subject and their students have been incorporated. The result is a little more rigour in specifying the dimensions within logarithmic expressions, the addition of more worked examples and the inclusion of a simple treatment of the molecular basis of thermodynamics. Students on courses in thermodynamics will continue to find this popular book an excellent introductory text.
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Author: Mansoor Niaz,Arelys Maza

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9789400719200

Category: Science

Page: 43

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Research in science education has recognized the importance of history and philosophy of science (HPS). Nature of science (NOS) is considered to be an essential part of HPS with important implications for teaching science. The role played by textbooks in developing students’ informed conceptions of NOS has been a source of considerable interest for science educators. In some parts of the world, textbooks become the curriculum and determine to a great extent what is taught and learned in the classroom. Given this background and interest, this monograph has evaluated NOS in university level general chemistry textbooks published in U.S.A. Most textbooks in this study provided little insight with respect to the nine criteria used for evaluating NOS. Some of the textbooks, however, inevitably refer to HPS and thus provide guidelines for future textbooks. A few of the textbooks go into considerable detail to present the atomic models of Dalton, Thomson, Rutherford, Bohr and wave mechanical to illustrate the tentative nature of scientific theories --- an important NOS aspect. These results lead to the question: Are we teaching science as practiced by scientists? An answer to this question can help us to understand the importance of NOS, by providing students an HPS-based environment, so that they too (just like the scientists) feel the thrill and excitement of discovering new things. This monograph provides students and teachers guidelines for introducing various aspects of NOS, based on historical episodes.
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The Essential Concepts

Author: Raymond Chang

Publisher: McGraw-Hill College

ISBN: 9780073048512

Category: Science

Page: 757

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The fifth edition of General Chemistry continues the tradition of presenting only the material that is essential for a one-year general chemistry course. It strikes a balance between theory and application by incorporating real-world examples; helping students visualize the three-dimensional atomic and molecular structures that are the basis of chemical activity; and developing problem-solving and critical thinking skills. Although the fifth edition incorporates many new features, such as macro to micro artwork, six new animations correlated to the text, and the addition of new hand-sketched worked examples, General Chemistry is still 200 to 300 pages shorter and much less expensive than other two-semester textbooks. Dr. Chang's concise-but-thorough approach will appeal to efficiency-minded instructors and value-conscious students.
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Author: Duward F. Shriver,Peter W. Atkins,Cooper H. Langford

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9783527292509

Category: Science

Page: 909

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Author: Karen C. Timberlake

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781292170244

Category:

Page: 720

View: 8587

For courses in introductory, preparatory, and basic chemistry. Engages First Time Chemistry Students Basic Chemistry introduces students to the essential scientific and mathematical concepts of general chemistry. With accessible language and a moderate pace, the text is easy-to-follow for first-time chemistry students, as well as those hoping to renew their studies of the subject. In the Fifth Edition, Bill and Karen Timberlake carefully develop core ideas while relating them to the possibility of future careers. The book guides students through basic chemistry problem solving with engaging visuals and a focus on developing the math skills necessary to be successful in the course. End of chapter questions strategically promote integration of cumulative ideas, allowing students to develop a strong foundation for learning chemistry and encouraging them to continue their studies in the field. The main objective in writing this text is to make the study of chemistry an engaging and a positive experience for students by relating the structure and behavior of matter to real life. This new edition introduces more problem-solving strategies, more problem-solving guides, new features in the Sample Problems; Try It First before the Solution and Connect in the Analyze the Problem step of the solution, a new Engage feature, new conceptual and challenge problems, and new sets of combined problems. MasteringChemistry not included. Students, if MasteringChemistry is a recommended/mandatory component of the course, please ask your instructor for the correct ISBN and course ID. MasteringChemistry should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. MasteringChemistry is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to personalize learning and improve results. With a wide range of interactive, engaging, and assignable activities, students are encouraged to actively learn and retain tough course concepts.
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Author: Disha Experts

Publisher: Disha Publications

ISBN: 9386320789

Category:

Page: 764

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The thoroughly revised & updated 5th Edition of NEET 2018 Chemistry (Must for AIIMS/ JIPMER) is developed on the objective pattern following the chapter plan as per the NCERT books of class 11 and 12. • The new edition is empowered with an additional exercise which contains Exemplar & past 5 year NEET (2013 - 2017) questions. Concept Maps have been added for each chapter. • The book contains 31 chapters in all as per the NCERT books. • Each chapter provides exhaustive theory followed by a set of 2 exercises for practice. The first exercise is a basic exercise whereas the second exercise is advanced. • The solutions to all the questions have been provided immediately at the end of each chapter. The complete book has been aligned as per the chapter flow of NCERT class 11 & 12 books.
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Author: Mansoor Niaz

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319677268

Category: Science

Page: 237

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This book explores the evolving nature of objectivity in the history of science and its implications for science education. It is generally considered that objectivity, certainty, truth, universality, the scientific method and the accumulation of experimental data characterize both science and science education. Such universal values associated with science may be challenged while studying controversies in their original historical context. The scientific enterprise is not characterized by objectivity or the scientific method, but rather controversies, alternative interpretations of data, ambiguity, and uncertainty. Although objectivity is not synonymous with truth or certainty, it has eclipsed other epistemic virtues and to be objective is often used as a synonym for scientific. Recent scholarship in history and philosophy of science has shown that it is not the experimental data (Baconian orgy of quantification) but rather the diversity / plurality in a scientific discipline that contributes toward understanding objectivity. History of science shows that objectivity and subjectivity can be considered as the two poles of a continuum and this dualism leads to a conflict in understanding the evolving nature of objectivity. The history of objectivity is nothing less than the history of science itself and the evolving and varying forms of objectivity does not mean that one replaced the other in a sequence but rather each form supplements the others. This book is remarkable for its insistence that the philosophy of science, and in particular that discipline’s analysis of objectivity as the supposed hallmark of the scientific method, is of direct value to teachers of science. Meticulously, yet in a most readable way, Mansoor Niaz looks at the way objectivity has been dealt with over the years in influential educational journals and in textbooks; it’s fascinating how certain perspectives fade, while basic questions show no sign of going away. There are few books that take both philosophy and education seriously – this one does! Roald Hoffmann, Cornell University, chemist, writer and Nobel Laureate in Chemistry
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Structure and Dynamics

Author: James N. Spencer,George M. Bodner,Lyman H. Rickard

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470587113

Category: Science

Page: 880

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The Spencer text is the only text that is built on independently researched pedagogy on the best way to teach General Chemistry. Chemistry: Structure and Dynamics, 5th Edition emphasizes deep understanding rather than comprehensive coverage along with a focus on the development of inquiry and reasoning skills. While most mainstream General Chemistry texts offer a breadth of content coverage, the Spencer author team, in contrast, focuses on depth and reader preparation for future studies. The fifth edition is revised in keeping with our commitment to the chemical education community and specifically the POGIL (Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning) Project. This text reflects two core principles, first that the concepts that are covered are fundamental building blocks for understanding chemistry and second, that the concepts should be perceived by the readers as being directly applicable to their interests and careers. The authors further provide this "core" coverage using 1 of 3 models; data-driven, chemical theories and reader understanding, which allows for a more concrete foundation on which readers build conceptual understanding.
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Author: Peter Atkins

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199236178

Category: Science

Page: 824

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Inorganic Chemistry fifth edition represents an integral part of a student's chemistry education. Basic chemical principles are set out clearly in 'Foundations' and are fully developed throughout the text, culminating in the cutting-edge research topics of the 'Frontiers', which illustrate the dynamic nature of inorganic chemistry.
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Author: W.J. Moore

Publisher: Orient Blackswan

ISBN: 9780002090186

Category:

Page: 977

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This internationally respected textbook streses the foundationof physical chemistry, emphasizing the logical bases of all important ideas, which are outline against the background of their historical development. This fifth edition uses SI units and is the most up-to-date one-volume text available to undergraduate students of chemistry.
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Author: John T. Moore

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527816933

Category: Science

Page: 384

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Wenn es knallt und stinkt, dann ist Chemie im Spiel! "Chemie für Dummies" macht deutlich, dass Chemie nicht nur aus Formeln, sondern vor allem aus unzähligen interessanten Stoffen, Versuchen und Reaktionen besteht. In diesem etwas anderen Chemie-Buch lernen Sie die Grundlagen der Chemie kennen und erfahren, wo sich chemische Phänomene im Alltag bemerkbar machen. John T. Moore macht für Sie so schwer vorstellbare Begriffe wie Atom, Base oder Molekül begreiflich und zeigt, wie man mit dem Periodensystem umgeht. Mit Übungsaufgaben am Ende eines jeden Kapitels können Sie dann noch Ihr Wissen überprüfen.
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Structures of Life

Author: Karen C. Timberlake

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134730684

Category: Chemistry

Page: 936

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For courses in General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry Make connections between chemistry and future health-related careers General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry: Structures of Life engages students by helping them see the connections between chemistry, the world around them, and future health-related careers. Known for its friendly writing style, student focus, robust problem-solving pedagogy, and engaging health-related applications, the text prepares students for their careers. The text breaks chemical concepts and problem solving into clear, manageable pieces to ensure students stay on track and motivated throughout their first, and often only, chemistry course. With the newly revised 6th Edition, best-selling author Karen Timberlake and new contributing author MaryKay Orgill connect chemistry to real-world and career applications. Their goal is to help students become critical thinkers by understanding scientific concepts that will form a basis for making important decisions about issues concerning health and the environment and their intended careers. The new edition introduces more problem-solving strategies, more problem-solving guides, new Analyze the Problem with Connect features, new Try It First and Engage features, conceptual and challenge problems, and new sets of combined problems-all to help students develop the problem-solving skills they'll need beyond the classroom. Also available with Mastering Chemistry Mastering(tm) is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every student. By combining trusted author content with digital tools developed to engage students and emulate the office-hour experience, Mastering personalizes learning and often improves results for each student. Students can further master concepts after class through traditional and adaptive homework assignments that provide hints and answer-specific feedback. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; Mastering Chemistry does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with Mastering Chemistry, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase boththe physical text and Mastering Chemistry, search for: 0134804678 / 9780134804675 General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry: Structures of Life Plus Mastering Chemistry with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134730682 / 9780134730684 General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry: Structures of Life 0134747151 / 9780134747156 Mastering Chemistry with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry: Structures of Life
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Green Science and Technology of Nature's Most Renewable Resource

Author: Stanley E. Manahan

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439894345

Category: Science

Page: 416

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Carefully crafted to provide a comprehensive overview of the chemistry of water in the environment, Water Chemistry: Green Science and Technology of Nature's Most Renewable Resource examines water issues within the broad framework of sustainability, an issue of increasing importance as the demands of Earth’s human population threaten to overwhelm the planet’s carrying capacity. Renowned environmental author Stanley Manahan provides more than just basic coverage of the chemistry of water. He relates the science and technology of this amazing substance to areas essential to sustainability science, including environmental and green chemistry, industrial ecology, and green (sustainable) science and technology. The inclusion of a separate chapter that comprehensively covers energy, including renewable and emerging sources, sets this book a part. Manahan explains how the hydrosphere relates to the geosphere, atmosphere, biosphere, and anthrosphere. His approach views Planet Earth as consisting of these five mutually interacting spheres. He covers biogeochemical cycles and the essential role of water in these basic cycles of materials. He also defines environmental chemistry and green chemistry, emphasizing water’s role in the practice of each. Manahan highlights the role of the anthrosphere, that part of the environment constructed and operated by humans. He underscores its overwhelming influence on the environment and its pervasive effects on the hydrosphere. He also covers the essential role that water plays in the sustainable operation of the anthrosphere and how it can be maintained in a manner that will enable it to operate in harmony with the environment for generations to come. Written at an intermediate level, this is an appropriate text for the study of current affairs in environmental chemistry. It provides a review and grounding in basic and organic chemistry for those students who need it and also fills a niche for an aquatic chemistry book that relates the hydrosphere to the four other environmental spheres.
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Author: Peter W. Atkins,Julio de Paula,Michael Bär,Anna Schleitzer,Carsten Heinisch

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527315462

Category: Science

Page: 1220

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Author: G. Marc Loudon

Publisher: Roberts Publishers

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 1374

View: 9306

"Introduces organic chemistry through a mechanistic approach within a functional group framework. Contains 1,668 exercises--many of which are taken directly from the scientific literature--that encourage readers to analyze and synthesize chemical concepts. Includes modern topics such as alkene metathesis, Suzuki and Stille cross-coupling reactions, and examples drawn from contemporary medical practice."--Provided by the publisher.
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Author: Disha Experts

Publisher: Disha Publications

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 2021

The thoroughly revised & updated 5th Edition of NEET 2018 Chemistry (Must for AIIMS/ JIPMER) is developed on the objective pattern following the chapter plan as per the NCERT books of class 11 and 12. • The new edition is empowered with an additional exercise which contains Exemplar & past 5 year NEET (2013 - 2017) questions. Concept Maps have been added for each chapter. • The book contains 31 chapters in all as per the NCERT books. • Each chapter provides exhaustive theory followed by a set of 2 exercises for practice. The first exercise is a basic exercise whereas the second exercise is advanced. • The solutions to all the questions have been provided immediately at the end of each chapter. The complete book has been aligned as per the chapter flow of NCERT class 11 & 12 books.
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Author: William Masterton,Cecile Hurley

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495011401

Category: Science

Page: 736

View: 6815

This new updated edition of CHEMISTRY: PRINCIPLES AND REACTIONS retains the same focus, providing students with the core material essential to understanding the principles of general chemistry but now gives them a unique online assessment and learning tool through the General ChemistryNow web-based system. Topics in Organic Chemistry have also been expanded to provide material for those who want to include this coverage in their course. Masterton and Hurley cover the basics without sacrificing the essentials, appealing to several markets. Appropriate for either a one- or two-semester course, CHEMISTRY: PRINCIPLES AND REACTIONS, Fifth Edition is three hundred pages shorter than most general chemistry texts and lives up to its long-standing reputation as THE student-oriented text. Though this text is shorter in length than most other General Chemistry books, it is not lower in level, and with the addition of the large volume of content provided by the revolutionary GENERAL CHEMISTRY INTERACTIVE 3.0 CD-ROM, and, the addition of the new General ChemistryNow web-based program that is included with every copy, it has a depth and breath rivaling much longer books. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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