9780073402758

General Chemistry: The Essential Concepts

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073402758

  • ISBN10:

    0073402753

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/7/2013
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

The seventh 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 seventh edition incorporates many impressive features, such as conceptual idea review, animations correlated to the text, and hand-sketched worked examples, General Chemistry is still 200 to 300 pages shorter and much less expensive than other two-semester textbooks. Dr. Chang and Dr. Goldsby’ concise-but-thorough approach will appeal to efficiency-minded instructors and value-conscious students.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction

2 Atoms, Molecules, and Ions

3 Stoichiometry

4 Reactions in Aqueous Solutions

5 Gases

6 Energy Relationships in Chemical Reactions

7 The Electronic Structure of Atoms

8 The Periodic Table

9 Chemical Bonding I: The Covalent Bond

10 Chemical Bonding II: Molecular Geometry and Hybridization of Atomic Orbitals

11 Introduction to Organic Chemistry

12 Intermolecular Forces and Liquids and Solids

13 Physical Properties of Solutions

14 Chemical Kinetics

15 Chemical Equilibrium

16 Acids and Bases

17 Acid-Base Equilibria and Solubility Equilibria

18 Thermodynamics

19 Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry

20 The Chemistry of Coordination Compounds

21 Nuclear Chemistry

22 Organic Polymers--Synthetic and Natural

Appendix 1 Units for the Gas Constant

Appendix 2 Selected Thermodynamic Data at 1 atm and 25 degrees Centigrade

Appendix 3 Mathematical Operations

Appendix 4 The Elements and the Derivation of Their Names and Symbols

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