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Chemistry

A Novel About A Young Chinese Woman Whose Graduate Studies In Chemistry Go Off Track And Lead Her To Discover The Truths About Her Goals And Desires-- 'you Must Love Chemistry Unconditionally.' When W...e Meet The Narrator Of Weike Wang's Taut Debut Novel, This Is The Credo She's Striven To Follow For Most Of Her Life. But Now, Three Years Into A Graduate Program At A Demanding Boston University, She Finds Her Onetime Love For Chemistry To Be More Hypothesis Than Reality. She Is Frustrated By Reminders Of Her Failed Research From Her Peers, Her Advisor, And Most Of All Her Chinese Parents, Who Have Expected Nothing Short Of Excellence From Her Since She Was Young. On Top Of All This Looms The Marriage Proposal From Her Devoted Boyfriend, A Fellow Scientist, Whose Path Through Academia Has Been Free Of Obstacles, And With Whom She Can't Make A Life Before Finding Her Own Success. The Pressure Of These Volatile Elements Eventually Mounts So High That She Has No Choice But To Leave Behind Everything She Thought She Knew About Her Future--and Herself. And For The First Time, She's Confronted With A Problem She Won't Find The Answer To In A Textbook: What Do I Really Want? Over The Next Two Years, This Winningly Flawed, Disarmingly Insightful Heroine Learns The Formulas And Equations For A Different Kind Of Chemistry--one In Which The Reactions Can't Be Quantified And Analyzed. Taking Us Deep Inside Her Scattered, Searching Mind, Here Is A Vibrant New Literary Voice That Astutely Juxtaposes The Elegance Of Science, The Sacrifices Made For Love And Family, And The Anxieties Of Finding Your Place In The World.--jacket. Weike Wang. This Is A Borzoi Book Published By Alfred A. Knopf--title Page Verso.

Author:

Weike Wang

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Chemistry: The Central Science

Set apart by its scientific accuracy, clarity, innovative descriptions, and visuals, Chemistry: The Central Science is the most trusted book available. A comprehensive media package that works in ...tandem with the text helps students practice and learn while providing instructors the tools they need to succeed. Readers are given a consistent structure and guidelines to enhance comprehension. Problem-solving aids are integrated throughout, including Strategies in Chemistry boxes and dual-column problem-solving strategies for selected samples. Emphasizing visualization, the Tenth Edition has been designed expressly to help readerse better visualize the chemistry required.Introduction: Matter and Measurement; Atoms, Molecules, and Ions; Stoichiometry: Calculations with Chemical Formulas and Equations; Aqueous Reactions and Solution Stoichiometry; Thermochemistry; Electronic Structure of Atoms; Periodic Properties of the Elements; Basic Concepts of Chemical Bonding; Molecular Geometry and Bonding Theories; Gases; Intermolecular Forces, Liquids, and Solids; Modern Materials; Properties of Solutions; Chemical Kinetics; Chemical Equilibrium; Acid-Base Equilibria; Additional Aspects of Equilibria; Chemistry of the Environment; Chemical Thermodynamics; Electrochemistry Nuclear Chemistry; Chemistry of the Nonmetals; Metals and Metallurgy; Chemistry of Coordination Compounds; The Chemistry of Life: Organic and Biological Chemistry.A comprehensive reference for chemistry professionals.

Author:

Theodore L. Brown

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Physical Chemistry

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Peter Atkins

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Chemical Chaos

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Author:

Nick Arnold

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The Cartoon Guide to Chemistry

If You Have Ever Suspected That Heavy Water Is The Title Of A Bootleg Pink Floyd Album, Believed That Surface Tension Is An Anxiety Disorder, Or Imagined That A Noble Gas Is The Result Of A Heavy Meal... At Buckingham Palace, Then You Need The Cartoon Guide To Chemistry To Set You On The Road To Chemical Literacy. You Don't Need To Be A Scientist To Grasp These And Many Other Complex Ideas, Because The Cartoon Guide To Chemistry Explains Them All: The History And Basics Of Chemistry, Atomic Theory, Combustion, Solubility, Reaction Stoichiometry, The Mole, Entropy, And Much Moreā€”all Explained In Simple, Clear, And Yes, Funny Illustrations. Chemistry Will Never Be The Same!

Author:

Larry Gonick

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A Short History of Chemistry (Science Study)

From the use of metals by prehistoric man to the alchemical experiments of medieval and renaissance man to the complex chemical skills of contemporary man, Asimov traces the development of this buildi...ng block of our technological world.

Author:

Isaac Asimov

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Chemistry

Designed for the two-semester general chemistry course, Chang’s best-selling textbook continues to take a traditional approach and is often considered a student and teacher favorite. The book fe...atures a straightforward, clear writing style and proven problem-solving strategies. It continues the tradition of providing a firm foundation in chemical concepts and principles while presenting a broad range of topics in a clear, concise manner. The new edition of Chemistry continues to strike a balance between theory and application by incorporating real examples and helping students visualize the three-dimensional atomic and molecular structures that are the basis of chemical activity. An integral part of the text is to develop students' problem-solving and critical thinking skills. A hallmark of the 10th anniversary edition is the integration of many tools designed to inspire both students and instructors. The textbook is a foundation for the unparalleled, effective technology that is integrated throughout. The multimedia package for the new edition stretches students beyond the confines of the traditional textbook.

Author:

Raymond Chang

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Chemistry for Dummies

By John T. Moore. Includes Index.

Author:

John T. Moore

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Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry

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Author:

Douglas A. Skoog

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The Joy of Chemistry: The Amazing Science of Familiar Things

Cathy Cobb & Monty L. Fetterolf. Includes Bibliographical References (p. 349-353) And Index.

Author:

Cathy Cobb

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