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Oxford Dictionary of Chemistry (Oxford Dictionary of Chemistry)

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Fully revised and updated, the Sixth Edition of this popular dictionary is the ideal reference resource for students of chemistry, either in high school or in college. The new edition features more than 4,300 entries, including hundreds of new terms. The Dictionary covers all aspects of chemistry--from physical chemistry to biochemistry--including topics such as metallurgy, materials science, forensic science, and geology. There are also biographical entries on key figures in the field. The book has single or double-page feature articles on important topics such as polymers and crystal defects, and chronologies that chart the main discoveries in such fields as atomic theory, biochemistry, explosives, and plastics. The new edition also features web links accessed via a companion website, featuring additional information that is regularly updated to ensure that it stays fresh. The volume concludes with nine appendices, including the periodic table, SI units, the chemical elements, Nobel prizewinners, and useful websites.

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Fully revised and updated, this fifth edition is the ideal work of reference for students of chemistry, either at school or at university. Containing many new entries as well as biographies of key scientists, it covers all aspects of chemistry, including physical chemistry and biochemistry. There are over 4,300 entries, including approximately 100 entries to this new edition. The dictionary also includes single- or double-page feature articles on important topics, such as polymers and crystal defects. Chronologies chart the main discoveries in such fields as atomic theory, biochemistry, explosives, and plastics. This is an excellent and up-to-date reference tool for anyone in the field of chemistry.

About the Author

John Daintith is an editor at Market House Books Ltd.

Table of Contents

Preface

A-Z dictionary of chemistry

Appendices

The Greek Alphabet

Fundamental constants

SI Units

The electromagnetic spectrum

The periodic table

The chemical elements

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ISBN:
9780199204632
Author:
Daintith, John
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Oxford University Press, USA
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null, John
Subject:
General
Subject:
Chemistry - General
Subject:
General Reference
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Chemistry
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Reference | Subject area reference | Science
Series:
Oxford Dictionary of Chemistry
Publication Date:
20080431
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TRADE PAPER
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Language:
English
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In-text line drawings
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608
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5 x 7.7 x 1.4 in 0.95 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Fully revised and updated, this fifth edition is the ideal work of reference for students of chemistry, either at school or at university. Containing many new entries as well as biographies of key scientists, it covers all aspects of chemistry, including physical chemistry and biochemistry. There are over 4,300 entries, including approximately 100 entries to this new edition. The dictionary also includes single- or double-page feature articles on important topics, such as polymers and crystal defects. Chronologies chart the main discoveries in such fields as atomic theory, biochemistry, explosives, and plastics. This is an excellent and up-to-date reference tool for anyone in the field of chemistry.
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