The Elements of Physical Chemistry

The Elements of Physical Chemistry

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Mastering the fundamentals of physical chemistry is a challenge for many. The new edition of "Elements of Physical Chemistry" is the perfect resource for smoothing the path to a clear and thorough understanding of this vital branch of chemistry. With its emphasis on the physical principles, conveyed through lucid explanations and careful exposition of the essential mathematical concepts, and enhanced by enriched pedagogy and a new two-colour text design, "Elements of Physical Chemistry" is the perfect text for opening up this fascinating subject to more students than ever before Supplementary resources. The companion web site will contain illustrations from book and 'Living Graphs', which give students the ability to alter parameters displayed in the graph and follow the consequences. A solutions manual will provide worked solutions to all the problems in the book. It will be provided free to adopters of the more

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  • Paperback | 648 pages
  • 188 x 244 x 32mm | 1,301.82g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • text boxes & figures throughout
  • 0199271836
  • 9780199271832
  • 1,228,507

Table of contents

INTRODUCTION; 1. The properties of gases; 2. Thermodynamics: the first law; 3. Thermochemistry; 4. Thermodynamics: the second law; 5. Phase equilibria: pure substances; 6. The properties of mixtures; 7. Principles of chemical equilibrium; 8. Consequences of equilibrium; 9. Electrochemistry; 10. The rates of reactions; 11. Accounting for the rate laws; 12. Quantum theory; 13. Atomic structure; 14. The chemical bond; 15. Metallic and ionic solids; 16. Solid surfaces; 17. Intermolecular forces; 18. Macromolecules and aggregates; 19. Molecular rotations and vibrations; 20. Electronic transitions; 21. Magnetic resonance; 22. Statistical thermodynamics; Appendices; Data Sectionshow more

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