9780495605478

Chemistry in Focus : A Molecular View of Our World

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495605478

  • ISBN10:

    0495605476

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/29/2010
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Summary

A Molecular View of Our World, 4e helps students truly connect with the microscopic world.

Thoroughly revised and updated with the latest research and developments, Chemistry in Focus: Molecular View of Our World,4e develops students' appreciation for the molecular world as it stresses the fundamental role it plays in their daily lives. Packed with insightful illustrations, the text helps students understand the major scientific, technological, and environmental issues affecting our society by clearly identifying and explaining connections between the molecular world and microscopic world—as well as between principles and applications.

Renowned for his student-friendly writing style, Dr. Tro helps students understand the importance and relevance of chemistry to their world. The text's comprehensive coverage includes unique chapters on Nanotech, Light/Color, and more. Innovative study aids and technological tools help students maximize their success in the course.

Table of Contents

Molecular Reasons
The Chemist's Tool Box
Atoms and Elements
Molecules and Compounds
The Bonds that Change
Organic Chemistry
Light and Color
Nuclear Chemistry
Energy for Today
Energy for Tomorrow: Solar and Other Renewable Energy Sources
The Air Around Us
The Liquids and Solids Around Us: Especially Water
Acids and Bases: The Molecules Responsible For Sour and Bitter
Oxidation and Reduction
The Chemistry of Household Products
Biochemistry and Biotechnologys
Drugs and Medicine: Healing, Helping, and Hurting
The Chemistry of Food
Nanotechnology
Significant Figures
Answers to Selected Problems
Glossary
Credits
Index
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