In this third edition, core applications have been added along with more recent developments in the theories of chemical reaction kinetics and molecular quantum mechanics, as well as in the experimental study of extremely rapid chemical reactions.
* Fully revised concise edition covering recent developments in the field
* Supports student learning with step by step explanation of fundamental principles, an appropriate level of math rigor, and pedagogical tools to aid comprehension
* Encourages readers to apply theory in practical situations
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The Molecular Nature of Matter
The Reconciliation of the Macroscopic and Molecular Theories of Matter
Appendix A Tables of Numerical Data
Appendix B Some Useful Mathematics
Appendix C A Short Table of Integrals
Appendix D Some Derivations of Formulas and Methods
Appendix E Classical Mechanics
Appendix F Some Mathematics Used in Quantum Mechanics
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activity coefficient adiabatic angular momentum approximation argon Assume atomic orbitals axis bond Calculate called carbon cell chemical potential collisions component concentration configuration coordinates corresponds denoted density diatomic molecule dipole eigenvalue electron energy eigenfunctions energy levels enthalpy enthalpy change entropy equal equilibrium constant EXAMPLE Exercise expression factor Figure Find the value formula frequency Gibbs energy graph heat capacity helium hybrid orbitals hydrogen hydrogen atom ideal gas integral ions isothermal kinetic kJ mol−1 LCAOMO linear mass mechanism mol L−1 molality molar volume mole fraction molecular orbitals nucleus obtain orbital regions particle potential energy probability PROBLEMS Section quantum number rate constant rate law reactant reverse reaction rotational Schrödinger equation Show solid solution solvent speed spin step substance surface symmetry operators temperature term thermodynamics torr transition vapor pressure variables velocity vibrational wave function wavelength zero
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