Chemistry and Life in the Laboratory

Chemistry and Life in the Laboratory

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A lab manual appropriate for courses in General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry.This popular, well-respected lab manual for general, organic, and biological chemistry provides a comprehensive collection of thirty-six experiments. Each experiment has been extensively class-tested and fine-tuned in a laboratory setting by thousands of students over many more

Product details

  • Paperback | 360 pages
  • 210.8 x 269.2 x 20.3mm | 294.84g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 5th edition
  • black & white illustrations, black & white tables, figures
  • 0130853763
  • 9780130853769

Table of contents

1. Thinking Metric. 2. Molecular Motion: The Particulate Nature of Matter. 3. What Is a Chemical Reaction? 4. The Calorie: A Unit of Energy. 5. Reliability of Data: The Composition of a Compound. 6. Getting Acquainted with Metals. 7. The Halogen Family: Some Colorful Non-Metals. 8. Analysis of Commercial Bleaches: A Comparison of Two Competing Products. 9. How Fast are Chemical Reactions? 10. Chemical Reactions Can Go Forward and Backward. 11. Weights of Reactants and Products: Preparation of a Metal. 12. The pH Scale and the Use of Indicators. 13. The Control of Acidity: Buffer Solutions. 14. The Concentration of an Unknown Acid: A Cooperative Approach. 15. Acid and Alkali Content of Some Consumer Products. 16. Some Physiologically Important Ions: Identification of an Unknown Salt. 17. Electricity in Chemistry: Electrolytes and Electrochemistry. 18. Molecular Architecture: Some Comparisons between Covalent and Ionic Compounds. 19. The Hydrocarbons. 20. Alcohols, Phenols, and Mercaptans. 21. Aldehydes and Ketones. 22. Carboxylic Acids and Esters. 23. Amines and Amides. 24. Vitamin C in Natural and Synthetic Fruit Juices. 25. Preparation and Examination of Drug: Aspirin. 26. Carbohydrates. 27. Natural and Synthetic Polymers: The Preparation of Nylon. 28. Triglycerides and Other Lipids. 29. Saponification: Soap and Detergents. 30. Proteins and Amino Acids. 31. Enzymes and Chemical Reactions. 32. Digestive Enzymes. 33. Analysis of an Important Food: The Peanut. 34. Milk and Its Principal Components. 35. Separation and Analysis of Mixtures: The Gas Chromatograph. 36. Optical Activity: A Study of Chiral Molecules. more