Chemistry³ Introducing Inorganic, Organic, and Physical Chemistry

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/19/2013
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Unique among introductory chemistry texts, Chemistry³, Second Edition, is written by a team of chemists to give equal coverage of organic, inorganic, and physical chemistry--coverage that is uniformly authoritative throughout. A special feature is the mechanistic approach to organic chemistry, rather than the old-fashioned "functional group" approach.

Chemistry³ tackles two issues pervading chemistry education: students' mathematical skills, and their ability to see the subject as a single, unified discipline. It provides structured support, in the form of careful explanations, reminders of key mathematical concepts, step-by-step calculations in worked examples, and a Maths Toolkit, to help students get to grips with the essential mathematical element of chemistry.

Frequent cross-references highlight the connections between each strand of chemistry and explain the relationship between the topics so that students can develop an understanding of the subject as a whole.

An accompanying Companion Website (www.oup.com/uk/orc/bin/9780199691852) offers a variety of resources:

For students:
- Interactive and animation-based activities
- Fully worked answers to many questions from the book
- 3D rotatable molecular structures
- Interactive 3D animations of key reactions
- Videos
- Links to relevant video content
- Learning outcomes, summaries, and key equations for each chapter
- A "Transition to Chemistry" site

For instructors (registered adopters of the book)
- A test bank of multiple-choice questions
- Downloadable illustrations from the book

Table of Contents

1. Fundamentals
2. The language of organic chemistry
3. Atomic structure and properties
4. Diatomic molecules
5. Polyatomic molecules
6. Solids
7. Acids and bases
8. Gases
9. Reaction kinetics
10. Molecular spectroscopy
11. Analytical chemistry
12. Molecular characterization
13. Energy and thermochemistry
14. Entropy and Gibbs energy
15. Chemical equilibrium
16. Electrochemistry
17. Phase equilibrium and solutions
18. Isomerism and stereochemistry
19. Organic reaction mechanisms
20. Halogenoalkanes: substitution and elimination reactions
21. Alkenes and alkynes: electrophilic addition and pericyclic reactions
22. Benzene and other aromatic compounds: electrophilic substitution reactions
23. Aldehydes and ketones: nucleophilic addition and alpha-substitution reactions
24. Carboxylic acids and derivatives: nucleophilic acyl substitution and alpha-substitution reactions
25. Hydrogen
26. s-block chemistry
27. p-block chemistry
28. d-block chemistry
Maths Toolkit

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