Much of chemistry deals with the comparitive chemistry of the elements. This book concentrates on the elements of the so-called s- and p-block (the main group elements) and uses ideas to show how the various trends in chemical properties can be rationalised.
An introductory text on radiation heat transfer for undergraduate and postgraduate students with no prior knowledge of the subject. The text introduces the physical principles of radiation heat transfer and develops methods for the analysis of thermal radiation in a variety of engineering applications.
Serving as a course in chemical reaction engineering, one of the main sections of a chemical engineering degree usually taught in the second year, this work includes multiple reactions and non-isothermal reactions and, temperature dependence of reaction rates leading to a discussion of non-ideal (real) reactors.
This primer describes succinctly the range of NMR techniques commonly used in modern research, and explains how these experiments actually work, giving a unique perspective on this powerful experimental tool.
Introduces the fundamental chemistry of the molecules that are essential to all cells. Covering biological chemistry from a chemical viewpoint, this book integrates mechanistic chemistry and physical chemical principles. Specific examples are included, in order that the students see the scientific principles 'in action'.
This is a thoroughly updated edition of one of the best selling titles in the Oxford Chemistry Primer series. John Jones provides an excellent, easy to read introduction to amino acid and peptide synthesis aimed at second and final year undergraduates.
A comprehensive survey of the periodic table of the elements including the work of precursors, and the discovery of the periodic system by six independent scientists. Other chapters are devoted to Mendeleev, the impact of modern physics including Bohr's quantum theoretical approach. The extent to which modern quantum mechanics is able to explain the periodic system is carefully examined.
Atkins' Physical Chemistry is widely acknowledged by both students and lecturers around the globe to be the textbook of choice for studying physical chemistry. Now in its eleventh edition, the text has been enhanced with additional learning features and maths support, re-organised into discrete Topics, to make the text more flexible to teach from and more readable for students.
This title provides concise yet comprehensive coverage of analytical chemistry at an undergraduate level, providing easy access to the core information in the field. It covers all the important areas of analytical chemistry.
Provides an introduction to the way the industry goes about the discovery and development of new drugs. This title provides an account from its origins in the mediaeval apothecaries' trade, and discusses the changing understanding of what we mean by disease, and summarizes case histories of the discovery and development of some important drugs.
In this authoritative Very Short Introduction to The Periodic Table, Eric Scerri presents a modern and fresh exploration of this fundamental topic in the physical sciences, considering the deeper implications of the arrangements of the table to atomic physics and quantum mechanics.
In this new edition of an essential work, the renowned researcher Dr. Jan Drenth offers a rigorous and up-to-date introduction to the subject, providing the theoretical background necessary to understand how the structure of proteins is determined at atomic resolution.
Providing concise, comprehensive coverage of inorganic chemistry, this text offers easy access to all important areas of inorganic chemistry. This edition has been fully updated and new material added on recent developments in noble-gas chemistry and the synthesis, reactions and characterisation of inorganic compounds.
Provides an account of the principles of protein structure, with examples of key proteins in their biological context. This book introduces the general principles of protein structure both for novices and for non-specialists needing a primer. It includes chapters on the experimental approach to determining and predicting protein structure.
Chemistry for the Biosciences introduces the essential concepts of chemistry central to understanding biological systems. With an emphasis on straightforward explanations, it features biological examples illustrating how integral chemistry is to the biosciences, and includes learning features to help students master the essentials.
Molecular modeling is the application of mathematical models to molecules in order to study their structure. The majority of molecular modeling is now performed using computer programs and is a valuable tool for chemists, materials scientist, biochemists and chemical physicists.
Why did Gandhi hate iodine (I, 53)? This title includes tales that follow carbon, neon, silicon, gold and every single element on the table as they play out their parts in human history, finance, mythology, conflict, the arts, medicine and the lives of the mad scientists who discovered them.
Discusses about high-resolution NMR techniques which find use in the structure elucidation of organic molecules and their behavior in solution. This book presents a large number of examples to demonstrate the utility of the methods covered. It is suitable for students and professionals in a chemistry laboratory.
Designed for easy use by both beginning and experienced protein crystallographers, this second edition includes examples of actual experiments and data, electron density maps, and computer methods. It includes material covering CCP4, SHELX, cryocrystallography, MAD and automated fitting.
Schaum's Outlines present all the essential course information in an easy-to-follow, topic-by-topic format. You also get hundreds of examples, solved problems, and practice exercises to test your skills.
Schaum's is the key to faster learning and higher grades in every subject. This book gives you: 1,340 fully solved problems; clear, concise explanations of all college chemistry concepts; and support for all the major textbooks for college chemistry courses.
Designed for general chemistry courses that consider a lot of organic examples, or for students who plan to continue in organic chemistry. This molecular model set can be used to construct realistic scale models illustrating the molecular structures of many thousands of compounds. With it one can build molecular models of representative compounds.
Traces the history and cultural impact of the elements on humankind, and examines why people have long sought to identify the substances around them. Looking beyond the Periodic Table, the author takes us on a tour: from the Greek philosophers who propounded a system with four elements to the modern-day scientists who are able to create their own.
Explains X-ray crystallography without maths to enable biologists to asses the quality and accuracy of biological structures. This book presents the underlying ideas which allow x-ray structure analysis to be carried out and offers information about the procedures employed in the course of crystal structure determination.
Whether studying chemistry as part of a degree requirement or as part of a core curriculum, students will find Chemistry Essentials For Dummies to be an invaluable quick reference guide to the fundamentals of this often challenging course.
Providing an essential introduction on this important class of molecules which underpin nanotechnology, Macrocycles Construction, Chemistry and Nanotechnology Applications skillfully describes how they are synthesize, their chemistry, how they can be used as nanotechnology building blocks, and their applications.
Introducing the background theory and techniques of molecular modelling, this text also illustrates applications in studying physical, chemical and biological phenomena. It includes simple numerical examples and explanatory figures.
Intended for Key Stage 1 and 2 levels, this chart features a table of all the elements in their correct groups. Useful for whole-class teaching, it also contains information about the structure of an atom and the discovery of the Periodic Table. The groups are colour-coded for easy readability and differentiation.
Explains the biochemical functions of the essential nutrients and the physiological consequences of deficient and excessive intakes. They are described within the context of normal human diets and the requirements for health.
This guide to environmental chemistry covers major topical issues, including the greenhouse effect, the ozone layer, pesticides, and air and water pollution. The text offers an active problem-solving approach, with exercises incorporated throughout each chapter.