Introduction to Chemical Principles

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2008
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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This text gives readers the background (and confidence) they need in chemistry. Stoker's book focuses on the most important topics (this text omits organic and biochemistry chapters), and teaches the problem-solving skills students need, all at an affordable price.

Table of Contents

The Science of Chemistry
Chemistryndash;A Scientific Discipline
Scientific Disciplines and Technology
The Scope of Chemistry and Chemical Technology
How Chemists Discover Thingsndash;The Scientific Method
The Limitations of Science
Numbers from Measurements
The Importance of Measurement
Exact and Inexact Numbers
Accuracy, Precision, and Error
Uncertainty in Measurements
Significant Figures
Significant Figures and Mathematical Operations
Scientific Notation
Unit Systems and Dimensional Analysis
The Metric System of Units
Metric Units of Length
Metric Units of Mass
Metric Units of Volume
Units in Mathematical Operations
Conversion Factors
Dimensional Analysis
Equivalence Conversion Factors Other than Density
Percentage and Percent Error
Temperature Scales
Basic Concepts about Matter
Chemistryndash;The Study of Matter
Physical States of Matter
Properties of Matter
Changes in Matter
Pure Substances and Mixtures
Heterogeneous and Homogeneous Mixtures
Elements and Compounds
Discovery and Abundance of the Elements
Atoms, Molecules, Formulas, and Subatomic Particles
The Atom
The Molecule
Natural and Synthetic Compounds
Chemical Formulas
Subatomic Particles: Protons, Neutrons, and Electrons
Atomic Number and Mass Number
Atomic Masses
Evidence Supporting the Existence and Arrangement of Subatomic Particles
Electronic Structure and Chemical Periodicity
The Periodic Law
The Periodic Table
The Energy of an Electron
Electron Shells
Electron Subshells
Electron Orbitals
Electron Configurations
Orbital Diagrams
Electron Configurations and the Periodic Law
Electron Configurations and the Periodic Table
Classification Systems for the Elements
Chemical Periodicity
Chemical Bonds
Types of Chemical Bonds
Valence Electrons and Lewis Symbols
The Octet Rule
The Ionic Bond Model
The Sign and Magnitude of Ionic Charge
Ionic Compound Formation
Chemical Formulas for Ionic Compounds
Structure of Ionic Compounds
Polyatomic Ions
The Covalent Bond Model
Lewis Structures for Molecular Compounds
Single, Double, and Triple Covalent Bonds
Valence Electron Count and Number of Covalent Bonds Formed
Coordinate Covalent Bonds
Resonance Structures
Systematic Procedures for Drawing Lewis Structures
Molecular Geometry
Bond Polarity
Molecular Polarity
Chemical Nomenclature
Classification of Compounds for Nomenclature Purposes
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