Elements of Physical Chemistry

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Macmillan, Jan 9, 2009 - Science - 578 pages

With its emphasis on physical principles, careful exposition of essential mathematics, and helpful pedagogy, Elements of Physical Chemistry is the ideal text for the one-semester physical chemistry course. The new edition offers even more student and instructor support, now in a beautiful full-color presentation.

 

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Contents

Brief contents
1
The properties of gases
15
The kinetic model of gases
23
Real gases
29
Chapter 11
32
Chapter 2
41
Chemical change
71
the Second Law
84
Chapter 13
295
Periodic trends in atomic properties 31
311
Chapter 14
322
Molecular orbitals
330
Computational chemistry
345
Chapter 15
351
Chapter 16
366
Mesophases and disperse systems
379

phase transition
90
Chapter 5
104
Phase diagrams of mixtures
140
The response of equilibria to the conditions
162
Chapter 8
172
Salts in water
180
Solubility equilibria
187
Chapter 9
193
Chapter 10
219
The temperature dependence of reaction rates
232
accounting
244
Reactions in solution
254
Chain reactions
262
Chapter 12
268
The dynamics of microscopic systems
274
Crystal structure
403
The growth and structure of surfaces
420
Catalytic activity at surfaces
432
Rotational spectroscopy
448
Vibrational spectroscopy
457
Chapter 20
472
1 Vision
478
Photoelectron spectroscopy
486
Chapter 21
499
The information in EPR spectra
517
Ouantities and units
541
Concepts of physics
549
Data section
558
Index
567
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