The Physical Chemistry of Solids

The Physical Chemistry of Solids

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The Physical Chemistry of Solids represents one of the first integrated textbooks available on solid state chemistry at an introductory level. Coauthored by two well-known experts, this textbook will provide instructors with the opportunity to develop a unified course on solid state chemistry at the upper-undergraduate/lower graduate level. All major aspects of solid state chemistry are covered as are the principles of chemical bonding and related mathematical concepts and operations. The book concludes each chapter with problem sets to facilitate teaching or self study.
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  • Hardback | 596 pages
  • 196.6 x 242.1 x 32.3mm | 1,453.12g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • indices
  • 012118420X
  • 9780121184209

Table of contents

Cultural, racial and ethnic minority influences on ageing, J.S. Jackson, et al; gender differences in ageing, M.H. Huyck. Part 1 Behavioural processes in ageing: electrophysiology and ageing, P.N. Prinz, et al; vision and hearing in ageing, J.L. Fozard; motivation, human ageing and cognitive performance, D.H. Kausler; motor performance and ageing, W.W. Spirduso and P.G. MacRae; ageing and information processing rate, J. Cerella; ageing and attentional processes, J.M. McDowd and J.E. Birren; mammalian models of learning, memory, and ageing, D.S. Woodruff-Pak; learning and memory in ageing, D.F. Hultsch and R.A. Dixon; interactions between memory and language in old age, L.L. Light; intellectual development in adulthood, K.W. Schaie; cognitive competence and expertise in ageing, T.A. Salthouse; creativity and wisdom in ageing, D.K. Simonton; personality and ageing, N. Kogan; psychosocial factors and effective cognitive functioning in adulthood, C. Schooler; psychopathology and mental health in the mature and elderly adult, G.D. Cohen. Part 2 Applications to the individual and society: psychological intervention with the ageing individualo, M.S. Smyer, et al; caregiving families, M.Gatz, et al; psychological assessment of the ageing individual, A.W. Kaszniak; human factors and design for older adults, N. Charness and E.A. Bosman; the design of special environments for the aged, P.A. Parmelee and M.P. Lawton; ethical issues in gerontological research and services, D.C. Kimmel and H.R. Moody. Each chapter includes references.
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[This book] represents a straightforward treatment of selected topics in the areas of solid state chemistry, materials science, ceramics, and metallurgy....The book ranks well at the level of many other comparable volumes which provide introductory treatments to the subject of solid state chemistry/materials science. --JOURNAL OF SOLID STATE CHEMISTRY The book is truly outstanding and had it been written 30 years ago, the education of students in the field of solids would have been more comprehensive than it has been. --Arthur C. Damask, CUNY
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