The acknowledged leader and standard in general chemistry, this text maintains its effective and proven features--clarity of writing, scientific integrity, currency, strong exercises, visual emphasis and consistency in presentation. It offers readers and integrated educational solution to the challenges of the course with an expanded media program that works in concert with the text, helping them to approach problem solving, visualization and applications with greater success. Matter and Measurement. Atoms, Molecules, and Ions. Chemical formulas and equations. Thermochemistry. Properties of elements. Chemical bonding. Gases. Intermolecular forces, liquids, and solids. Properties of solutions. Chemical kinetics. Chemical equilibrium. Electrochemistry. Nuclear chemistry. Metals and metallurgy. Appropriate for anyone with an interest in general chemistry.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction: Matter and Measurement. 2. Atoms, Molecules, and Ions. 3. Stoichiometry: Calculations with Chemical Formulas and Equations. 4. Aqueous Reactions and Solution Stoichiometry. 5. Thermochemistry. 6. Electronic Structure of Atoms. 7. Periodic Properties of the Elements. 8. Basic Concepts of Chemical Bonding. 9. Molecular Geometry and Bonding Theories. 10. Gases. 11. Intermolecular Forces, Liquids, and Solids. 12. Modern Materials. 13. Properties of Solutions. 14. Chemical Kinetics. 15. Chemical Equilibrium. 16. Acid-Base Equilibria. 17. Additional Aspects of Equilibria. 18. Chemistry of the Environment. 19. Chemical Thermodynamics. 20. Electrochemistry. 21. Nuclear Chemistry. 22. Chemistry of the Nonmetals. 23. Metals and Metallurgy. 24. Chemistry of Coordination Compounds. 25. The Chemistry of Life: Organic and Biological Chemistry.