Introductory Chemistry

Concepts and Critical Thinking

av Charles H Corwin. Inbunden, 2010

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  • Inbunden (Hardback)
  • Språk: Engelska
  • Antal sidor: 800
  • Utg.datum: 2010-01-03
  • Upplaga: 6
  • Förlag: Pearson
  • Illustrationer: illustrations
  • Dimensioner: 279 x 228 x 25 mm
  • Vikt: 1655 g
  • Antal komponenter: 1
  • Komponenter: PUZZLE
  • ISBN: 9780321663054

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Charles H. Corwin has spent over 30 years teaching chemistry to over 10,000 students. He has taught general chemistry, organic chemistry, and quantitative analysis, but has focused primarily on introductory chemistry for the personal rewards it offers. Corwin took his degrees at San Jose State University, where he was a member of Tau Delta Phi honor society. Early in his career, he was awarded a National Science Foundation grant to study instructional innovations at Grand Valley State University. Currently, he is a professor of chemistry at American River College, where he was recognized as Teacher of the Year in 1994. He is also the recipient of an Alumni Teaching award from Purdue University.


1    Introduction to Chemistry
1.1     Evolution of Chemistry
        CRITICAL THINKING  Rise and Fall of a Theory
1.2    Modern Chemistry
        CHEMISTRY CONNECTION  Worth your Salt?
1.3     Learning Chemistry                    
        Summary      Key Terms      Exercises
        Chapter Self-Test

2    Scientific Measurements            
2.1    Uncertainty in Measurements
2.2      Significant Digits
2.3    Rounding Off Nonsignificant Digits
2.4    Adding and Subtracting Measurements
2.5    Multiplying and Dividing Measurements
2.6    Exponential Numbers
2.7    Scientific Notation
        CHEMISTRY CONNECTION  A Student Success Story
2.8    Unit Equations and Unit Factors
2.9    Unit Analysis Problem Solving
        CRITICAL THINKING  World Trade Center
2.10    The Percent Concept
        CHEMISTRY CONNECTION  The Coinage Metals
        Summary      Key Terms      Exercises
        Chapter Self-Test

3    The Metric System                
3.1     Basic Units and Symbols
        CHEMISTRY CONNECTION  Nanotechnology
3.2     Metric Conversion Factors
3.3     MetricMetric Conversions                    
3.4     MetricEnglish Conversions            
        CHEMISTRY CONNECTION  The Olympics
3.5     Volume by Calculation
3.6     Volume by Displacement        
3.7     The Density Concept
        CRITICAL THINKING  Lower Gasoline Bills
3.8     Temperature
3.9    Heat and Specific Heat
        Summary      Key Terms      Exercises
        Chapter Self-Test

4    Matter and Energy       &...