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Succeed in chemistry with the clear explanations, problem-solving strategies, and dynamic study tools of CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL REACTIVITY, 9e. Combining thorough instruction with the powerful multimedia tools you need to develop a deeper understanding of general chemistry concepts, the text emphasizes the visual nature of chemistry, illustrating the close interrelationship of the macroscopic, symbolic, and particulate levels of chemistry. The art program illustrates each of these levels in engaging detail--and is fully integrated with key media components. In addition access to OWLv2 may be purchased separately or at a special price if packaged with this text. OWLv2 is an online homework and tutorial system that helps you maximize your study time and improve your success in the course. OWLv2 includes an interactive eBook, as well as hundreds of guided simulations, animations, and video clips.
Exam board: AQA, Edexcel, OCR and WJEC Eduqas Level:AS / A-level Year 1 Subject: Chemistry First teaching: September 2015 First exams: June 2016 (AS), June 2017 (A-level) Left your A-level Chemistry revision to the last minute? Don't panic! Revise and prepare the year 1 / AS topics for your AS or A-level Chemistry exam in just one week using this effective, concise and manageable revision guide. * A revision planner that breaks all the essential topics down into a manageable 7-day programme * Concise explanations ensure topics can easily be covered in no more than 60 minutes * Summary boxes provide a final recap of the key points * Quick test questions to check recall and understanding * Exam-style questions for exam preparation
The ideal course companion, Elements of Physical Chemistry is written specifically with the needs of undergraduate students in mind, and provides extensive mathematical and pedagogical support while remaining concise and accessible. For the seventh edition of this much-loved text, the material has been reorganized into short Topics, which are grouped into thematic Focus sections to make the text more digestible for students, and more flexible for lecturers to teach from. At the beginning of each topic, three questions are posed, emphasizing why it is important, what the key idea is, and what the student should already know. Throughout the text, equations are clearly labeled and annotated, and detailed 'justification' boxes are provided to help students understand the crucial mathematics which underpins physical chemistry. Furthermore, Chemist's Toolkits provide succinct reminders of key mathematical techniques exactly where they are needed in the text. Frequent worked examples, in addition to self-test questions and end-of-focus exercises, help students to gain confidence and experience in solving problems. This diverse suite of pedagogical features, alongside an appealing design and layout, make Elements of Physical Chemistry the ideal course text for those studying this core branch of chemistry for the first time. Online Resource Centre: For registered adopters of the book: * Figures and tables of data from the book, ready to download. * A test bank of additional multiple-choice questions, linked to relevant sections of the book For students: *Multiple choice questions to support self-directed learning *Final numerical answers to the end-of-focus questions in the book.
CHEM delivers exactly what today's students need --and want. Based on student and faculty feedback from nationwide interviews and focus groups, CHEM was developed through a "student-tested, faculty-approved" process. The result is a concise, engaging, and accessible textbook that presents the basic chemical principles faculty require within a framework of relevant, real world applications that liberal arts students can relate to. Delivered at a value price, CHEM accommodates the diverse lifestyles of today's learners, features a modern, open page design, and includes a wide array of print and online learning aids, including chapter-by-chapter study cards, self-quizzes, interactive flash cards, Go Chemistry and Thinkwell mini-video lectures, and online homework available through the OWL learning system.
Please note this title is suitable for any student studying: Exam Board: AQA Level: AS Level Subject: Chemistry First teaching: September 2015 First exams: June 2016 Fully revised and updated for the linear qualification, written and checked by curriculum and specification experts, this Student Book supports and extends students through the course whilst delivering the maths, practical and synoptic skills needed to succeed at A Level and beyond. The book uses clear straightforward explanations to develop real subject knowledge and allow students to link ideas together, while developing essential exam skills.
This concise text provides an essential treatment of thermodynamics and a discussion of the basic principles built on an intuitive description of the microscopic behavior of matter. Aimed at a range of courses in mechanical and aerospace engineering, the presentation explains the foundations valid at the macroscopic level in relation to what happens at the microscopic level, relying on intuitive and visual explanations which are presented with engaging cases. With ad hoc, real-word examples related also to current and future renewable energy conversion technologies and two well-known programs used for thermodynamic calculations, FluidProp and StanJan, this text provides students with a rich and engaging learning experience.
Since its original appearance in 1977, Advanced Organic Chemistry has maintained its place as the premier textbook in the field, offering broad coverage of the structure, reactivity and synthesis of organic compounds. As in the earlier editions, the text contains extensive references to both the primary and review literature and provides examples of data and reactions that illustrate and document the generalizations. While the text assumes completion of an introductory course in organic chemistry, it reviews the fundamental concepts for each topic that is discussed. The two-part fifth edition has been substantially revised and reorganized for greater clarity. Among the changes: Updated material reflecting advances in the field since 2001 's Fourth Edition, especially in computational chemistry; A companion Web site provides digital models for study of structure, reaction and selectivity; Solutions to the exercises provided to instructors online. The material in Part A is organized on the basis of fundamental structural topics such as structure, stereochemistry, conformation and aromaticity and basic mechanistic types, including nucleophilic substitution, addition reactions, carbonyl chemistry, aromatic substitution and free radical reactions. Together with Part B: Reaction and Synthesis, the two volumes are intended to provide the advanced undergraduate or beginning graduate student in chemistry with a sufficient foundation to comprehend and use the research literature in organic chemistry.
Created especially for the new Eduqas Year 1 & AS Level Chemistry specification being taught in England from September 2015 and written by experienced teachers and examiners, this student book is endorsed by WJEC Eduqas. Designed to be motivating and student-friendly, this book will support you through every step of your course and help you thoroughly prepare for your exams. Changes to content within topics and levels of required knowledge for the new spec are clearly defined. / Designed to support co-teaching of AS and A Level students. / Thorough support for the assessment objectives is provided with clear explanations of the new assessment weightings. / Tests, activities, questions and examples provide plenty of opportunities to test students' understanding and knowledge. / Exam support sections introduce students to exam-style practice questions, new assessment objectives and guide students on the skills they need for assessment.
This comprehensive reference and handbook covers in depth all major aspects of the use of N-heterocyclic carbene-complexes in organic synthesis: from the theoretical background to characterization, and from cross-coupling reactions to olefin metathesis. Edited by a leader and experienced scientist in the field of homogeneous catalysis and use of NHCs, this is an essential tool for every academic and industrial synthetic chemist.
""This book should become an indispensable asset on the bookshelves of pharmaceutical laboratories in academia and in industry, as well as of laboratories devoted to plant protection. I am convinced that studying this book will be an eye-opener for many scientists in the field of life sciences. Furthermore, for teachers in this area it will not only be a useful compilation of the various languages and definitions of organic stereochemistry, but also a welcome source of examples for demonstrating to their students the intricate and intriguing role stereochemistry plays in the chemistry of life."" -Prof. Dr. Dieter Seebach, Laboratory of Organic Chemistry, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
This textbook presents the molecular scale of matter in the broad diversity and richness of its three dimensions, giving due attention when relevant to the temporal dimension in which molecules exist, act, and react.
The focus is on two significant fields of three-dimensional chemistry: a presentation of the guiding principles in organic stereochemistry, followed by a focus on the biochemical and medicinal relevance of this discipline.
The treatment of "Guiding Principles "gives priority to didactic clarity and nomenclature issues, as detailed and illustrated in Parts 1 to 4: '"Symmetry Elements and Operations, Classification of Stereoisomers"''"Stereoisomerism Resulting from One or Several Stereogenic Centers"''"Other Stereogenic Elements: Axes of Chirality, Planes of Chirality, Helicity, and ("E," "Z")-Diastereoisomerism"''"Isomerisms about Single Bonds and in Cyclic Systems"'
This is followed by Parts 5 to 8 which focus on the biomedicinal relevance of stereochemistry, with special reference to the biochemistry and pharmacology of medicinal compounds.
Here, examples and applications are discussed and illustrated based on their relevance to a given specific stereochemical aspect: '"Chirality in Molecular and Clinical Pharmacology"''"The Conformational Factor in Molecular Pharmacology"''"The Concept of Substrate Stereoselectivity in Biochemistry and Xenobiotic Metabolism"''"Prostereoisomerism and the Concept of Product Stereoselectivity in Xenobiotic Metabolism"'
Finally, the book contains a gift for broad-minded readers with an interest in the historical roots of stereochemistry: Part 9: '"Molecular Chirality in Chemistry and Biology: Historical Milestones"'
Key features: Consists entirely of beautifully produced colored figuresIncludes marginal notes, giving clear-cut short definitions of terms used in the corresponding captionProvides an alphabetic glossary of termsOffers an extensive index
The only DP Chemistry resource developed with the IB to accurately
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This fully updated Ninth Edition of Steven and Susan Zumdahl's CHEMISTRY brings together the solid pedagogy, easy-to-use media, and interactive exercises that today's instructors need for their general chemistry course. Rather than focusing on rote memorization, CHEMISTRY uses a thoughtful approach built on problem-solving. For the Ninth Edition, the authors have added a new emphasis on critical systematic problem solving, new critical thinking questions, and new computer-based interactive examples to help students learn how to approach and solve chemical problems--to learn to think like chemists--so that they can apply the process of problem solving to all aspects of their lives. Students are provided with the tools to become critical thinkers: to ask questions, to apply rules and develop models, and to evaluate the outcome. In addition, Steven and Susan Zumdahl crafted ChemWork, an online program included in OWL Online Web Learning to support their approach, much as an instructor would offer support during office hours. ChemWork is just one of many study aids available with CHEMISTRY that supports the hallmarks of the textbook--a strong emphasis on models, real world applications, visual learning, and independent problem solving. Available with InfoTrac (R) Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.
This English edition of a best-selling and award-winning German textbook Reaction Mechanisms: Organic Reactions . Stereochemistry . Modern Synthetic Methods is aimed at those who desire to learn organic chemistry through an approach that is facile to understand and easily committed to memory. Michael Harmata, Norman Rabjohn Distinguished Professor of Organic Chemistry (University of Missouri) surveyed the accuracy of the translation, made certain contributions, and above all adapted its rationalizations to those prevalent in the organic chemistry community in the English-speaking world.
Throughout the book fundamental and advanced reaction mechanisms are presented with meticulous precision. The systematic use of red "electron-pushing arrows" allows students to follow each transformation elementary step by elementary step. Mechanisms are not only presented in the traditional contexts of rate laws and substituent effects but, whenever possible, are illustrated using practical, useful and state-of-the-art reactions. The abundance of stereoselective reactions included in the treatise makes the reader familiar with key concepts of stereochemistry.
The fundamental topics of the book address the needs of upper-level undergraduate students, while its advanced sections are intended for graduate-level audiences. Accordingly, this book is an essential learning tool for students and a unique addition to the reference desk of practicing organic chemists, who as life-long learners desire to keep abreast of both fundamental and applied aspects of our science. In addition, it will well serve ambitious students in chemistry-related fields such as biochemistry, medicinal chemistry and pharmaceutical chemistry.
From the reviews:
"Professor Bruckner has further refined his already masterful
synthetic organic chemistry classic; the additions are seamless and
the text retains the magnificent clarity, rigour and precision
which were the hallmark of previous editions. The strength of the
book stems from Professor Bruckner s ability to provide lucid
explanations based on a deep understanding of physical organic
chemistry and to limit discussion to very carefully selected
reaction classes illuminated by exquisitely pertinent examples,
often from the recent literature. The panoply of organic synthesis
is analysed and dissected according to fundamental structural,
orbital, kinetic and thermodynamic principles with an effortless
coherence that yields great insight and never over-simplifies. The
perfect source text for advanced Undergraduate and Masters/PhD
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"Bruckner s Organic Mechanisms accurately reflects the way
practicing organic chemists think and speak about organic
reactions. The figures are beautifully drawn and show the way
organic chemists graphically depict reactions. It uses a
combination of basic valence bond pictures with more sophisticated
molecular orbital treatments. It handles mechanisms both from the
"electron pushing perspective" and from a kinetic and energetic
view. The book will be very useful to new US graduate students and
will help bring them to the level of sophistication needed to be
serious researchers in organic chemistry."
"This is an excellent advanced organic chemistry textbook that
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This is the first book to provide a comprehensive overview of the
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What would our world today be like without inventions like tarmac, aspirin, liquid crystals, and barbed wire? This guide shows how patents and the inventions they describe have shaped the 21st century. It gives us insights into the inventions, big and small, that have had huge impacts, many unexpected, on multiple spheres of our lives, from popular culture and entertainment, to global health, to transportation, to the waging of war. It features patent documents that date from the mid-19th century to the present. Patent documents describe inventions and represent an accurate and rich source of information about the history and current state of modern technology, as patents are examined and their accuracy can be challenged. The subject matter covers many technical areas. Patents discussed include, for example, Morse code, the diode, triode, transistors, television, frozen foods, ring-pull for soft drink cans, board games such as Monopoly, gene editing, metamaterials, MRI, computerised tomography, insulin, and monoclonal antibodies such as Herceptin. The text is illustrated with drawings adapted from the original patent documents. Patent numbers are included to allow interested readers to trace the documents. Inventions described in the patents are placed in historical perspective. For example, the book discusses the role of the cavity magnetron and radar in World War II, and the influence of the diode on the development of broadcasting at the beginning of the 20th century.
Atoms and molecules in all states of matter are subject to continuous irregular movement. This process, referred to as diffusion, is among the most general and basic phenomena in nature and determines the performance of many technological processes. This book provides an introduction to the fascinating world of diffusion in microporous solids. Jointly written by three well-known researchers in this field, it presents a coherent treatise, rather than a compilation of separate review articles, covering the theoretical fundamentals, molecular modeling, experimental observation and technical applications. Based on the book "Diffusion in Zeolites and other Microporous Solids," originally published in 1992, it illustrates the remarkable speed with which this field has developed since that time. Specific topics include: new families of nanoporous materials, micro-imaging and single-particle tracking, direct monitoring of transient profiles by interference microscopy, single-file diffusion and new approaches to molecular modeling.
Exam Board: SQA Level: Higher Subject: Chemistry First Teaching: 2014, First Exam: 2015 Get ready for your CfE Higher Chemistry exam with these brand new practice papers that look just like the SQA exam - the best way to prepare for the big day! Get ready for your CfE Higher Chemistry exam with these brand new practice papers that look just like the SQA exam - the best way to prepare for the big day! * Give yourself the best chance to excel with these original and full practice papers * Build your confidence with the type and level of questions you can expect in your SQA exam * Detailed answers to all of the questions show you exactly how your exam will be marked * Hints and tips throughout explain how to approach different types of question * A topic index shows you where to find questions for any areas you'd like to practise specifically
Written by the University of York project team for Salters Advanced Chemistry, this Student Book supports and extends students through the new linear course while delivering the breadth, depth, and skills needed to succeed in the new A Levels and beyond. It develops true subject knowledge while also developing essential exam skills. The fourth edition combines the Chemical Storyline and Chemical Ideas into a single, integrated volume for the first time, providing ideal support for the new specification.
A new edition of this practical approach to sampling, experimentation, and applications in the field of inductively coupled plasma spectrometry The second edition of Practical Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectrometry discusses many of the significant developments in the field which have expanded inductively coupled plasma (ICP) spectrometry from a useful optical emission spectroscopic technique for trace element analysis into a source for both atomic emission spectrometry and mass spectrometry, capable of detecting elements at sub-ppb (ng mL-1) levels with good accuracy and precision. Comprising nine chapters, this new edition has been fully revised and up-dated in each chapter. It contains information on everything you need to practically know about the different types of instrumentation as well as pre- and post-experimental aspects. Designed to be easily accessible, with a 'start-to-finish' approach, each chapter outlines the key practical aspects of a specific aspect of the topic. The author, a noted expert in the field, details specific applications of the techniques presented, including uses in environmental, food and industrial analysis. This edition: Emphasizes the importance of health and safety; Provides advanced information on sample preparation techniques; Presents an updated chapter on inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry; Features a new chapter on current and future development in ICP technology and one on practical trouble shooting and routine maintenance. Practical Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectrometry offers a practical guide that can be used for undergraduate and graduate students in the broad discipline of analytical chemistry, which includes biomedical science, environmental science, food science and forensic science, in both distance and open learning situations. It also provides an excellent reference for those in postgraduate training in these fields.
The second edition of this "classic" among textbooks on heterocycle
chemistry. Here, Theophil Eicher and Siegfried Hauptmann, both
renowned authors of many successful such works, present all the
important aspects of this fascinating field in a clear manner.
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