A Dictionary of Chemistry

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Richard Rennie, Jonathan Law
Oxford University Press, 2016 - Science - 594 pages
Fully revised and updated, the seventh edition of this popular dictionary is the ideal reference resource for students of chemistry, either at school or at university. With over 5000 entries--over 175 new to this edition--it covers all aspects of chemistry, from physical chemistry to biochemistry.

The seventh edition boasts broader coverage in areas such as nuclear magnetic resonance, polymer chemistry, nanotechnology and graphene, and absolute configuration, increasing the dictionary's appeal to students in these fields.

New diagrams have been added and existing diagrams updated to illustrate topics that would benefit from a visual aid. There are also biographical entries on key figures, featured entries on major topics such as polymers and crystal defects, and a chronology charting the main discoveries in atomic theory, biochemistry, explosives, and plastics.

 

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Contents

A
1
B
54
C
91
D
161
E
191
F
220
G
242
H
260
S
481
T
528
U
551
V
555
W
563
X
571
Y
573
Z
574

I
284
J
303
K
306
L
315
M
339
N
371
O
389
P
404
Q
456
R
461
Appendix 1 The Greek alphabet
579
Appendix 3 SI units
580
Appendix 4 The electromagnetic spectrum
582
Appendix 5 The periodic table
583
Appendix 6 The chemical elements
584
Appendix 7 Nobel prizes in chemistry
586
Appendix 8 Useful websites
593
End Adds
595
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Richard Rennie, University of Cambridge, Jonathan Law, Market House Books

Richard Rennie has conducted research at the Universities of Aberdeen, Oxford, Cambridge, and California, Santa Barbara. His main interest is in the theory of the structure of matter. He has written a number of articles and reviews. He has contributed to several reference books including A Dictionary of Physics and the Dictionary of Chemistry. He wrote the Facts on File Dictionary of Atomic and Nuclear Physics which was published in 2003. He has taught mathematics, physics, and chemistry at various Sixth Form Colleges and is a Senior Invigilator for the University of Cambridge.

Jonathan Law (BA) is an editor at Market House Books Ltd.

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