The handy chemistry answer book / Ian C. Stewart and Justin P. Lomont
Book | 2014
Available at Gateway-Elkhorn Campus General Collection (QD 39.2 S7.5 2014)

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xii, 388 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-367) and index.
Contents
History of chemistry
Atoms and molecules
Macroscopic properties : the world we see
Chemical reactions
Organic chemistry
Inorganic chemistry
Analytical chemistry
Biochemistry
Physical and theoretical chemistry
Nuclear chemistry
Polymer chemistry
Energy
The modern chemistry lab
The world around us
Sustainable "green" chemistry
Materials science
Astrochemistry
Chemistry in the kitchen
Chemistry experiments you can do at home
Physical constants
Conversion factors
Glossary
History of chemistry timeline
Nobel Prize in Chemistry winners
Summary
"Simplifying the complex chemical reactions that take place every day through the well-stated answers for more than 900 common chemistry questions, this reference is the go-to guide for students and professionals alike. The book covers everything from the history, major personalities, and groundbreaking reactions and equations in chemistry to laboratory techniques throughout history and the latest developments in the field. Chemistry is an essential aspect of all life that connects with and impacts all branches of science, making this readable resource invaluable across numerous disciplines while remaining accessible at any level of chemistry background. From the quest to make gold and early models of the atom to solar cells, bio-based fuels, and green chemistry and sustainability, chemistry is often at the forefront of technological change and this reference breaks down the essentials into an easily understood format"-- Provided by publisher.
17.00 SCN (99-SCN-9)
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Lomont, Justin P.
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Chemistry answer book
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