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Fundamentals Introduction And Orientation A Matter And Energy B Elements And Atoms C Compounds D Nomenclature E Moles And Molar Masses F The Determination Of Composition G Mixtures And Solutions H Chemical Equations I Precipitation Reactions J Acids And Bases K Redox Reactions L Reaction Stoichiometry M Limiting Reactants Focus 1: Atoms 1A Investigating Atoms 1B Quantum Theory 1C Wavefunctions And Energy Levels 1D The Hydrogen Atom 1E Many-Electron Atoms 1F Periodicity Focus 2: Molecules 2A Ionic Bonding 2B Covalent Bonding 2C Beyond The Octet Rule 2D The Properties Of Bonds 2E The VSEPR Model 2F Valence-Bond Theory 2G Molecular Orbital Theory Focus 3: Bulk Matter 3A The Nature Of Gases 3B The Gas Laws 3C Gases In Mixtures And Reactions 3D Molecular Motion 3E Real Gases 3F Intermolecular Forces 3G Liquids 3H Solids 3I Inorganic Materials 3J Materials For New Technologies Interlude Ceramics And Glasses Focus 4: Thermodynamics 4A Work And Heat 4B Internal Energy 4C Enthalpy 4D Thermochemistry 4E Contributions To Enthalpy 4F Entropy 4G The Molecular Enterpretation Of Entropy 4H Absolute Entropies 4I Global Changes In Entropy 4J Gibbs Free Energy Interlude Free Energy And Life Focus 5: Equilibrium 5A Vapor Pressure 5B Phase Diagrams Of One-Component Systems 5C Phase Equilibria In Two-Component Systems 5D Solubility 5E Molality 5F Colligative Properties 5G Chemical Equilibrium 5H Alternative Forms Of The Equilibrium Constant 5I Equilibrium Calculations 5J The Response Of Equilibria To Changes In Conditions Interlude Homeostasis Focus 6: Reactions 6A The Nature Of Acids And Bases 6B The Ph Scale 6C Weak Acids And Bases 6D The Ph Of Aqueous Solutions 6E Polyprotic Acids And Bases 6F Autoprotolysis And Ph 6G Buffers 6H Acid-Base Titrations 6I Solubility Equilibria 6J Precipitation 6K Representing Redox Reactions 6L Galvanic Cells 6M Standard Potentials 6N Applications Of Standard Potentials 6O Electrolysis Interlude Practical Cells Focus 7: Kinetics 7A Reaction Rates 7B Integrated Rate Laws 7C Reaction Mechanisms 7D Models Of Reactions 7E Catalysis Focus 8: Main-Group Elements 8A Periodic Trends 8B Hydrogen 8C Group 1: The Alkali Metals 8D Group 2: The Alkaline Earth Metals 8E Group 13: The Boron Family 8F Group 14: The Carbon Family 8G Group 15: The Nitrogen Family 8H Group 16: The Oxygen Family 8I Group 17: The Halogens 8J Group 18: The Noble Gases Focus 9: The D-Block 9A Periodic Trends Of The D-Block Elements 9B Selected D-Block Elements: A Survey 9C Coordination Compounds 9D The Electronic Structure Of D-Metal Complexes Focus 10: Nuclear Chemistry 10A Nuclear Decay 10B Radioactivity 10C Nuclear Energy Focus 11: Organic Chemistry 11A Structures Of Aliphatic Hydrocarbons 11B Reactions Of Aliphatic Hydrocarbons 11C Aromatic Compounds 11D Common Functional Groups 11E Polymers And Biological Macromolecules Interlude Impact On Technology: Fuels Major Techniques (Online Only) 1 Infrared And Microwave Spectroscopy 2 Ultraviolet And Visible Spectroscopy 3 X-Ray Diffraction 4 Chromatography 5 Mass Spectrometry 6 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance 7 Computation

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Peter Atkins is a fellow of Lincoln College in the University of Oxford and the author of about 70 books for students and a general audience. His texts are market leaders around the globe. A frequent lecturer in the United States and throughout the world, he has held visiting professor-ships in France, Israel, Japan, China, and New Zealand. He was the founding chairman of the Committee on Chemistry Education of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry and was a member of IUPAC's Physical and Biophysical Chemistry Division. Loretta L. Jones is Emeritus Professor of Chemistry at the University of Northern Colorado. She taught general chemistry there for 16 years and at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for 13 years. She earned a BS in honors chemistry from Loyola University, an MS in organic chemistry from the University of Chicago, and a Ph.D. in physical chemistry as well as a D.A. in chemical education from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her physical chemistry research used electron paramagnetic resonance to investigate motion in liquids. Her chemical education research focuses on helping students to understand the molecular basis of chemistry through visualization. Leroy E. Laverman is a senior lecturer in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He earned a B.S. in Chemistry from Washington State University and received his Ph.D. from U.C. Santa Barbara where he worked on ligand exchange reaction mechanisms in metalloporphyrins. He has been teaching chemistry at UCSB since 2000 and continues to instruct students in general chemistry and honors level courses.

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