An Introduction to Materials

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Psychology Press, 1992 - Reference - 120 pages
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Scientific concepts are basic to the conservation or artefacts of every type, yet many conservators have little or no scientific training. These introductory volumes provide non-scientists with an essential theoretical background to their work.For more than ten years, The Science for Conservators Series has provided the key basic texts for conservators throughout the world. Scientific concepts are basic to the conservation of artefacts of every type, yet many conservators have little or no scientific training. These introductory volumes provide non-scientists with the essential theoretical background to their work.
 

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Contents

Introduction
7
What science is
13
Beginning chemistry
29
Molecules and chemical
41
Atomic structure and
61
Relating chemical names
91
Answers to exercises
107
Index
119
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