Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter
7th Edition

Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter
Neil D. Jespersen
Alison Hyslop

© 2015

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Topics covered

  1. A Very Brief History of Chemistry
  2. Scientific Measurements
  3. Elements, Compounds, and the Periodic Table
  4. The Mole and Stoichiometry
  5. Molecular View of Reactions in Aqueous Solutions
  6. Oxidation Reduction Reactions
  7. Energy and Chemical Change
  8. The Quantum Mechanical Atom
  1. The Basics of Chemical Bonding
  2. Theories of Bonding and Structure
  3. Properties of Gases
  4. Intermolecular Attractions and the Properties of Liquids and Solids
  5. Mixtures at the Molecular Level: Properties of Solutions
  6. Chemical Kinetics
  7. Chemical Equilibrium
  8. Acids and Bases, A Molecular Look
  1. Acid–Base Equilibria in Aqueous Solutions
  2. Solubility and Simultaneous Equilibria
  3. Thermodynamics
  4. Electrochemistry
  5. Nuclear Reactions and Their Role in Chemistry
  6. Metal Complexes
  7. Organic Compounds, Polymers, and Biochemicals