An established bestseller, Chemical Principles develops students' chemical insight by showing the connections between fundamental chemical ideas and their applications. The fifth edition has been fully updated with new coverage of descriptive chemistry, enhanced pedagogy, and new media options.
Table of Contents
Fundamentals Atoms: The Quantum World Chemical Bonds Major Technique I: Infrared Spectroscopy Molecular Shape and Structure Major Technique II: Ultraviolet and Visible Spectroscopy The Properties of Gases Liquids and Solids Major Technique III: X-Ray Diffraction Descriptive Chemistry and Materials Thermodynamics: The First Law Thermodynamics: The Second and Third Laws Physical Equilibria Major Technique IV: Chromatography Chemical Equilibria Acids and Bases Aqueous Equilibria Electrochemistry Chemical Kinetics and The Elements: The First Four Main Groups The Elements: The Last Four Main Groups The d Block: Metals in Transition Nuclear Chemistry Organic Chemistry I: The Hydrocarbons Major Technique V: Mass Spectrometry Organic Chemistry II: Functional Groups Major Technique VI: Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Appendix 1: Symbols, Units, and Mathematical Techniques Appendix 2: Experimental Data Appendix 3: Nomenclature
PETER ATKINS is Professor of Chemistry at Oxford University, UK, a fellow of Lincoln College, and the author of more than fifty books for students and a general audience LORETTA JONES is a Professor at the University of Northern Colorado, USA