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  -- Real success in your chemistry course depends on far more than memorizing equations. Introductory Chemistry, Fourth Edition helps you develop a deeper understanding of chemical concepts as well as your problem-solving skills, with a reader-friendly style and stunning illustrations that have made this text a student favorite. The authors’ conceptual approach focuses on the concepts behind chemical equations, to help you become a more proficient problem solver. Unlike other books that emphasize rote memorization of problem-solving algorithms, this text helps you master the quantitative skills and understanding you’ll to gain a real understanding of chemistry. 

Synopsis:

Real success in your chemistry course depends on far more than memorizing equations. Introductory Chemistry, Fourth Edition helps you develop a deeper understanding of chemical concepts as well as your problem-solving skills, with a reader-friendly style and stunning illustrations that have made this text a student favorite. The authors’ conceptual approach focuses on the concepts behind chemical equations, to help you become a more proficient problem solver. Unlike other books that emphasize rote memorization of problem-solving algorithms, this text helps you master the quantitative skills and understanding you’ll to gain a real understanding of chemistry. 

About the Author

Mike Silver is a Professor Emeritus of Chemistry at Hope College. He received his B.S. in chemistry from Farleigh Dickinson University and his Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry from Cornell University. He is also a member of the American Chemical Society and past president of the West Michigan Section and a member of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists. He has received the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award for Excellence in Teaching and Research and the Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence. Currently he is involved in research dealing with novel silicone surfactants, collaborating with various chemical companies.

Steve Russo has taken an early retirement as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry at Cornell University and is now teaching Chemistry part time at Ithaca College. Prior to that, he was an Assistant Professor at Indiana University. While there, he designed and implemented a state-of-the-art computer resource center for the undergraduate chemistry curriculum. He received his B.S. in chemistry from St. Francis College, and his Ph.D. in physical organic chemistry from Cornell University. He is a member of the American Chemical Society and has been a recipient of the Dupont Teaching Award, Clark Teaching Awards while at Cornell University, and an Amoco Distinguished Teaching Award from Indiana University.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: What is Chemistry?

Chapter 2: The Numerical Side of Chemistry

Chapter 3: Water is Water (or is it?)

Chapter 4: The Modern Model of the Atom

Chapter 5: Chemical Bonding and Nomenclature

Chapter 6: The Shape of Molecules

Chapter 7: Intermolecular Forces and the Phases of Matter

Chapter 8: Chemical Reactions

Chapter 9: Stoichiometry and the Mole

Chapter 10: The Transfer of Electrons from One Atom to Another in Chemical Reactions

Chapter 11: What If There Were No Imtermolecular Forces? The Ideal Gas

Chapter 12: Solutions

Chapter 13: When Reactants Turn into Products

Chapter 14: Chemical Equilibrium

Chapter 15: Electrolytes, Acids, and Bases

Chapter 16: Nuclear Chemistry

Chapter 17: The Chemistry of Carbon**

Chapter 18: Synthetic and Biological Polymers**

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780321736451
Author:
Russo, Steve
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Author:
Silver, Michael E.
Subject:
Chemistry - General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20101229
Binding:
Miscellaneous printed material
Language:
English
Pages:
792
Dimensions:
11.1 x 8.8 x 1.3 in 1715 gr

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"Synopsis" by , Real success in your chemistry course depends on far more than memorizing equations. Introductory Chemistry, Fourth Edition helps you develop a deeper understanding of chemical concepts as well as your problem-solving skills, with a reader-friendly style and stunning illustrations that have made this text a student favorite. The authors’ conceptual approach focuses on the concepts behind chemical equations, to help you become a more proficient problem solver. Unlike other books that emphasize rote memorization of problem-solving algorithms, this text helps you master the quantitative skills and understanding you’ll to gain a real understanding of chemistry. 
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