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Foundations of Chemistry


Foundations of Chemistry

An Introductory Course for Science Students
1. Aufl.

von: Philippa B. Cranwell, Elizabeth M. Page

48,99 €

Verlag: Wiley
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 27.07.2021
ISBN/EAN: 9781119513919
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 592

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<b>FOUNDATIONS OF CHEMISTRY</b> <p><b>A foundation-level guide to chemistry for physical, life sciences and engineering students</b></p> <p><i>Foundations of Chemistry: An Introductory Course for Science Students</i> fills a gap in the literature to provide a basic chemistry text aimed at physical sciences, life sciences and engineering students. The authors, noted experts on the topic, offer concise explanations of chemistry theory and the principles that are typically reviewed in most one year foundation chemistry courses and first year degree-level chemistry courses for non-chemists.</p> <p>The authors also include illustrative examples and information on the most recent applications in the field. <i>Foundations of Chemistry</i> is an important text that outlines the basic principles in each area of chemistry - physical, inorganic and organic - building on prior knowledge to quickly expand and develop a student's knowledge and understanding.</p> <p><b>Key features include:</b></p> <ul> <li>Worked examples showcase core concepts and practice questions.</li> <li>Margin comments signpost students to knowledge covered elsewhere and are used to highlight key learning objectives.</li> <li>Chapter summaries list the main concepts and learning points.</li> </ul>
<p><b>Chapter 0: Fundamentals</b></p> <p>0.1 Measurement in chemistry and science – SI units</p> <p>0.2 Expressing large and small numbers using scientific notation</p> <p>0.3 Using metric prefixes</p> <p>0.4 Significant figures</p> <p>0.5 Calculations using scientific notation</p> <p>0.6 Writing chemical formulae and equations</p> <p>Quick Check Summary</p> <p><b>Chapter 1: Atomic Structure</b></p> <p>1.1 Atomic Structure</p> <p>1.2 Electronic Structure</p> <p>Quick Check Summary</p> <p><b>Chapter 2: Chemical Bonding</b></p> <p>2.1 Bonding</p> <p>2.2 Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion Theory (VSEPR)</p> <p>2.3 Polar bonds and polar molecules</p> <p>2.4 Intermolecular forces</p> <p>Quick Check Summary</p> <p><b>Chapter 3 Masses of atoms, molecules and reacting substances</b></p> <p>3.1 Masses of atoms and molecules</p> <p>3.2 Amount of substance</p> <p>3.3 Calculations with moles</p> <p>3.4 Solutions; concentrations and dilutions</p> <p>3.5 Titration calculations</p> <p>3.6 Calculations with gas volumes</p> <p>Quick Check Summary</p> <p><b>Chapter 4: States of Matter</b></p> <p>Introduction</p> <p>4.1 Solids</p> <p>4.2 Liquids</p> <p>4.3 Gases</p> <p>Quick Check Summary</p> <p><b>Chapter 5 Oxidation-reduction (redox) reactions</b></p> <p>5.1 Redox Reactions</p> <p>5.2 Disproportionation Reactions</p> <p>5.3 Redox titrations</p> <p>Quick Check Summary</p> <p><b>Chapter 6 Energy, Enthalpy and Entropy</b></p> <p>6.1 Enthalpy Changes</p> <p>6.2 Entropy and Gibbs Free Energy</p> <p>Quick Check Summary</p> <p><b>Chapter 7 Chemical Equilibrium and Acid-Base Equilibria</b></p> <p>Introduction</p> <p>7.1 Equilibria and reversible reactions</p> <p>7.2 Acid – base equilibria</p> <p>Quick Check Summary</p> <p><b>Chapter 8 Chemical Kinetics – The Rates of Chemical Reactions</b></p> <p>Introduction</p> <p>8.1 The rate of reaction</p> <p>8.2 Determining the rate of a chemical reaction</p> <p>8.3 The rate expression</p> <p>8.4 The half-life of a reaction</p> <p>8.5 Reaction mechanisms</p> <p>8.6 Effect of temperature on reaction rate</p> <p>Quick Check Summary</p> <p><b>Chapter 9 Electrochemistry</b></p> <p>Introduction</p> <p>9.1 Redox reactions – a reminder</p> <p>9.2 Redox reactions and electrochemical cells</p> <p>9.3 Using redox reactions – Galvanic cells</p> <p>9.4 Using redox reactions – Electrolytic cells</p> <p>Quick Check Summary</p> <p><b>Chapter 10: Group trends and periodicity</b></p> <p>10.1 The Periodic Table: Periods, Groups and Periodicity</p> <p>10.2 Trends in properties of elements in the same vertical group of the periodic table</p> <p>10.3 Trends in properties of elements in the same horizontal period</p> <p>Quick Check Summary</p> <p><b>Chapter 11: The Periodic Table – chemistry of Groups 1, 2, 7 and transition elements</b></p> <p>Introduction</p> <p>11.1 Group 1 – The Alkali Metals</p> <p>11.2 Group 2 – The Alkaline Earth Metals</p> <p>11.3 Group 7 (17) The Halogens</p> <p>11.4 The Transition Elements</p> <p>Quick Check Summary</p> <p><b>Chapter 12: Core Concepts and Ideas Within Organic Chemistry</b></p> <p>12.1 Types of molecular formula</p> <p>12.2 Nomenclature of simple alkanes</p> <p>12.3 Isomers</p> <p>12.4 Drawing Reaction Mechanisms</p> <p>12.5 Types of reaction</p> <p>Quick Check Summary</p> <p><b>Chapter 13: Alkanes, Alkenes and Alkynes</b></p> <p>13.1 Alkanes: an outline</p> <p>13.2 Alkenes: an outline</p> <p>13.3 Alkynes: an outline</p> <p>Quick Check Summary</p> <p><b>Chapter 14: Reactivity of Selected Homologous Series</b></p> <p>14.1 Alcohols</p> <p>14.2 Aldehydes and ketones</p> <p>14.3 Carboxylic acids</p> <p>14.4 Esters</p> <p>14.5 Amides</p> <p>14.6 Amines</p> <p>14.7 Nitriles</p> <p>Quick Check Summary</p> <p><b>Chapter 15: The Chemistry of Aromatic Compounds</b></p> <p>15.1 Benzene</p> <p>15.2 Reactions of benzene with electrophiles</p> <p>15.3 Aniline</p> <p>Quick Check Summary</p> <p><b>Chapter 16: Substitution and elimination reactions</b></p> <p>16.1 Substitution reactions</p> <p>16.2 Elimination reactions</p> <p>16.3 Comparison of substitution and elimination reactions</p> <p>Quick Check Summary</p> <p><b>Chapter 17: Bringing it all together</b></p> <p>17.1 Functional group interconversion</p> <p>17.2 Bringing it all together</p> <p><b>Chapter 18: Polymerisation</b></p> <p>18.1 Polymerisation</p> <p>Quick Check Summary</p> <p><b>Chapter 19: Spectroscopy</b></p> <p>19.1 Mass Spectrometry</p> <p>19.2 Infrared Spectroscopy (IR)</p> <p>19.3 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (NMR)</p> <p>19.4 Bringing it all together</p> <p>Quick Check Summary</p>
<p><b>Philippa B. Cranwell</b> is Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of Reading. She has extensive experience of teaching students chemistry, ranging from A-level to Foundation level and higher. She has co-authored several texts relating to both practical and theoretical organic chemistry. She actively undertakes research in the field of chemistry education and regularly publishes her work. She was awarded a University of Reading Teaching Fellowship in 2016 for her contribution to teaching and learning. <p><b>Elizabeth M. Page</b> is Emeritus Professor of Chemistry Education at the University of Reading. She has over 30 years experience of teaching chemistry at Foundation level and higher. She is author of several text books for life-sciences and chemistry students. Elizabeth has been an examiner for A level chemistry and helped in the design of the revised A level specifications in chemistry. During her time at Reading she established a strong network of chemistry teachers, providing a forum for discussions and guidance in teaching GCSE and A level chemistry. Elizabeth was awarded the Royal Society of Chemistry Education prize for her work with chemistry teachers and is a National and University of Reading Teaching Fellow.
<p><b>A foundation-level guide to chemistry for physical, life sciences and engineering students</b> <p><i>Foundations of Chemistry: An Introductory Course for Science Students</i> fills a gap in the literature to provide a basic chemistry text aimed at physical sciences, life sciences and engineering students. The authors, noted experts on the topic, offer concise explanations of chemistry theory and the principles that are typically reviewed in most one year foundation chemistry courses and first year degree-level chemistry courses for non-chemists. <p>The authors also include illustrative examples and information on the most recent applications in the field. <i>Foundations of Chemistry</i> is an important text that outlines the basic principles in each area of chemistry – physical, inorganic and organic – building on prior knowledge to quickly expand and develop a student’s knowledge and understanding. <p><b>Key features include:</b> <ul><li>Worked examples showcase core concepts and practice questions.</li> <li>Margin comments signpost students to knowledge covered elsewhere and are used to highlight key learning objectives.</li> <li>Chapter summaries list the main concepts and learning points.</li></ul>

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