Chemistry in Context: With Online Learning Center Password Card

Chemistry in Context: With Online Learning Center Password Card

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Following in the tradition of the first four editions, the goal of this market leading textbook, "Chemistry in Context", fifth edition, is to establish chemical principles on a need-to-know basis within a contextual framework of significant social, political, economic and ethical issues. The non traditional approach of "Chemistry in Context" reflect today's technological issues and the chemistry principles embedded within them. Global warming, alternate fuels, nutrition, and genetic engineering are examples of issues that are covered in "CIC".show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 639 pages
  • 212 x 276 x 14mm | 1,238.32g
  • McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
  • McGraw Hill Higher Education
  • London, United States
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • 0071115358
  • 9780071115353

Table of contents

The Air We Breathe Protecting the Ozone Layer The Chemistry of Global Warming Energy, Chemistry, and Society The Water We Drink Neutralizing the Threat of Acid Rain The Fires of Nuclear Fission Energy from Electron Transfer The World of Plastics and Polymers Manipulating Molecules and Designing Drugs Nutrition: Food for Thought Genetic Engineering and the Chemistry of Heredity Measure for Measure: Conversion Factors and Constants The Power of Exponents Clearing the Logjam Answers to Your Turn Questions Not Answered in the Text Answers to Selected End-of-Chapter Questionsshow more

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