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A nonmathematical description of the principles of chemistry, explaining chemical bonding, biochemistry, synthetic materials, and atmospheric chemistry in the context of the origins and history of chemistry, the roles of important medicinal, recreational, and weapons-related chemicals in society, and the business implications of the chemicals industry. Includes b&w photos and diagrams and a glossary, and appendices of electronic configurations of atoms and lists of proven and suspected carcinogens. For non-chemistry majors.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 403-406) and index.

Table of Contents

The periodic table — The alchemist's dream — Chemical bonding — Newsworthy molecules — Chemical reactivity — Wall Street chemistry — Synthetic materials — Biochemistry — Photochemistry — Atmospheric chemistry — Chemistry and cancer.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780935702347
With:
Trogler, William C.
Author:
Gray, Harry B.
Author:
Gary, Harry B.
Author:
Trogler, William C.
Publisher:
University Science Books
Location:
Sausalito, Calif. :
Subject:
Science
Subject:
Chemistry - General
Subject:
Chemistry
Subject:
Popular works
Subject:
Chemistry -- Popular works.
Series Volume:
no. 94-5
Publication Date:
19950331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
418
Dimensions:
9.17x7.35x.80 in. 1.61 lbs.

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