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Chemistry in Your Life by Colin Baird
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"Chemistry in Your Life" makes chemistry relevant, integrating applications that help students see how chemistry affects their everyday lives. The second edition features new and updated applications of chemistry such as forensics, organic foods, drug synthesis and green chemistry. There is also increased mathematical coverage of chemical calculations along with an improved, more colourful pedagogy, all complemented by a full range of student and instructor supplementary resources. The supplements are: "Test Bank" (0-7167-7075-X); "Test Bank" CD-ROM (0-7167-6181-5); Instructor's CD-ROM (0-7167-0220-7); "Lab Manual" (0-7167-6956-5); "Solutions Manual" (0-7167-7074-1); and "Lab Experiments in Physical Chemistry" (0-7167-4975-0).

Table of Contents

The 'Elemental' Foundation of Chemistry: Atoms, Molecules, Elements, Compounds, Mixtures, and States of Matter - New Identities?: Physical and Chemical Change - An Insider's Perspective: The Internal Workings of Atoms and Molecules - Powering the Planet: Hydrocarbons and Fossil Fuels - From Diamonds to Plastics: Carbon's Elemental Forms, Addition Polymers and Substituted Hydrocarbons - The Flavor of Our World: The Oxygen-Containing Organic Compounds We Drink, Smell, and Taste - Health and Energy: Carbohydrates, Fats, and Oils - The Chemistry of Medication and Clothing: Condensation Polymers, Especially Those Containing Nitrogen - The Molecules That Make You What You Are: Nucleic Acids, Proteins, and Hormones - Chemicals in Our Bodies and Our Environment: Vitamins, Food Additives, Pesticides and More - Chemistry in Water: Salts, Acids, and Bases - Batteries, Fuel Cells, and the Hydrogen Economy: Oxidation and Reduction - Fit to Drink: Water Sources, Pollution, and Purification - Dirty Air, Dirty Lungs: Air Pollution - Stratospheric Chemistry and the Ozone Layer: A Thin Veil of Protection - Global Warming and the Greenhouse Effect - Radioactivity, Nuclear Energy and Solar Energy: The Core of Matter

Author Biography

COLIN BAIRD teaches at the University of Western Ontario, Canada. He is the author of Environmental Chemistry (W.H. Freeman).
Release date NZ
March 28th, 2006
Country of Publication
United States
2nd Revised edition
280 illustrations
W.H.Freeman & Co Ltd
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