Chemical Principles

The Quest for Insight

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Author: Peter Atkins,Loretta Jones

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9781429209656

Category: Science

Page: 1024

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Written for calculus-inclusive general chemistry courses, Chemical Principles helps students develop chemical insight by showing the connections between fundamental chemical ideas and their applications. Unlike other texts, it begins with a detailed picture of the atom then builds toward chemistry's frontier, continually demonstrating how to solve problems, think about nature and matter, and visualize chemical concepts as working chemists do. Flexibility in level is crucial, and is largely established through clearly labeling (separating in boxes) the calculus coverage in the text: Instructors have the option of whether to incorporate calculus in the coverage of topics. The multimedia integration of Chemical Principles is more deeply established than any other text for this course. Through the unique eBook, the comprehensive Chemistry Portal, Living Graph icons that connect the text to the Web, and a complete set of animations, students can take full advantage of the wealth of resources available to them to help them learn and gain a deeper understanding.

Chemical Principles

The Quest for Insight

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Author: Peter Atkins

Publisher: W H Freeman & Company

ISBN: 9781429270656

Category: Science

Page: 790

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Chemical Principles

The Quest for Insight

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Author: Peter William Atkins,Loretta Jones

Publisher: W H Freeman & Company

ISBN: 9780716735960

Category: Science

Page: 1168

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Written for general chemistry courses, Chemical Principles helps students develop chemical insight by showing the connection between chemical principles and their applications.

Loose-leaf Version for Chemical Principles

The Quest for Insight

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Author: Peter Atkins,Loretta Jones,Leroy Laverman

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

ISBN: 1319075126

Category: Science

Page: 1200

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Written for calculus-inclusive general chemistry courses, Chemical Principles helps students develop chemical insight by showing the connections between fundamental chemical ideas and their applications. Unlike other texts, it begins with a detailed picture of the atom then builds toward chemistry’s frontier, continually demonstrating how to solve problems, think about nature and matter, and visualize chemical concepts as working chemists do. It also offers an exceptional level of support to help students develop their mathematical and problem-solving skills. For the new edition, Chemical Principles now takes a modular approach, with coverage organized as a series of brief Topics within 13 major areas of focus, including a refresher on the fundamentals of chemistry and an online-only section on techniques.

Chemical Principles, The Quest for Insight

Chemistry, Chemistry

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Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1490272437

Category: Education

Page: 298

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Chemical Principles, The Quest for Insight. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Physikalische Chemie

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Author: Peter W. Atkins,Julio de Paula,Michael Bär,Anna Schleitzer,Carsten Heinisch

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527315462

Category: Science

Page: 1220

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The Design of Everyday Things

Psychologie und Design der alltäglichen Dinge

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Author: Norman Don

Publisher: Vahlen

ISBN: 3800648105

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

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Apple, Audi, Braun oder Samsung machen es vor: Gutes Design ist heute eine kritische Voraussetzung für erfolgreiche Produkte. Dieser Klassiker beschreibt die fundamentalen Prinzipien, um Dinge des täglichen Gebrauchs umzuwandeln in unterhaltsame und zufriedenstellende Produkte. Don Norman fordert ein Zusammenspiel von Mensch und Technologie mit dem Ziel, dass Designer und Produktentwickler die Bedürfnisse, Fähigkeiten und Handlungsweisen der Nutzer in den Vordergrund stellen und Designs an diesen angepasst werden. The Design of Everyday Things ist eine informative und spannende Einführung für Designer, Marketer, Produktentwickler und für alle an gutem Design interessierten Menschen. Zum Autor Don Norman ist emeritierter Professor für Kognitionswissenschaften. Er lehrte an der University of California in San Diego und der Northwest University in Illinois. Mitte der Neunzigerjahre leitete Don Norman die Advanced Technology Group bei Apple. Dort prägte er den Begriff der User Experience, um über die reine Benutzbarkeit hinaus eine ganzheitliche Erfahrung der Anwender im Umgang mit Technik in den Vordergrund zu stellen. Norman ist Mitbegründer der Beratungsfirma Nielsen Norman Group und hat unter anderem Autohersteller von BMW bis Toyota beraten. „Keiner kommt an Don Norman vorbei, wenn es um Fragen zu einem Design geht, das sich am Menschen orientiert.“ Brand Eins 7/2013 „Design ist einer der wichtigsten Wettbewerbsvorteile. Dieses Buch macht Spaß zu lesen und ist von größter Bedeutung.” Tom Peters, Co-Autor von „Auf der Suche nach Spitzenleistungen“

Reconstruction of Wave-Particle Duality and its Implications for General Chemistry Textbooks

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Author: Mansoor Niaz,Cecilia Marcano

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9400743963

Category: Science

Page: 46

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It goes without saying that atomic structure, including its dual wave-particle nature, cannot be demonstrated in the classroom. Thus, for most science teachers, especially those in physics and chemistry, the textbook is their key resource and their students’ core source of information. Science education historiography recognizes the role played by the history and philosophy of science in developing the content of our textbooks, and with this in mind, the authors analyze more than 120 general chemistry textbooks published in the USA, based on criteria derived from a historical reconstruction of wave-particle duality. They come to some revealing conclusions, including the fact that very few textbooks discussed issues such as the suggestion, by both Einstein and de Broglie, and before conclusive experimental evidence was available, that wave-particle duality existed. Other large-scale omissions included de Broglie’s prescription for observing this duality, and the importance of the Davisson-Germer experiments, as well as the struggle to interpret the experimental data they were collecting. Also untouched was the background to the role played by Schrödinger in developing de Broglie’s ideas. The authors argue that rectifying these deficiencies will arouse students’ curiosity by giving them the opportunity to engage creatively with the content of science curricula. They also assert that it isn’t just the experimental data in science that matters, but the theoretical insights and unwonted inspirations, too. In addition, the controversies and discrepancies in the theoretical and experimental record are key drivers in understanding the development of science as we know it today.

Wasser

Chemie, Mikrobiologie und nachhaltige Nutzung

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Author: Andreas Grohmann,Martin Jekel,Ulrich Szewzyk

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110213087

Category: Science

Page: 368

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This book on chemistry, microbiology and the sustainable use of water was conceived as supplement to Karl Holl's successful handbook 'Water'. The interdisciplinary work provides a structured and concise overview focusing on the origin and characteristics of water and aqueous solutions, substances in water, water as habitat, water use and regulatory frameworks as well as changes in water management in the course of climate change."

Nature of Science in General Chemistry Textbooks

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Author: Mansoor Niaz,Arelys Maza

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9789400719200

Category: Science

Page: 43

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Research in science education has recognized the importance of history and philosophy of science (HPS). Nature of science (NOS) is considered to be an essential part of HPS with important implications for teaching science. The role played by textbooks in developing students’ informed conceptions of NOS has been a source of considerable interest for science educators. In some parts of the world, textbooks become the curriculum and determine to a great extent what is taught and learned in the classroom. Given this background and interest, this monograph has evaluated NOS in university level general chemistry textbooks published in U.S.A. Most textbooks in this study provided little insight with respect to the nine criteria used for evaluating NOS. Some of the textbooks, however, inevitably refer to HPS and thus provide guidelines for future textbooks. A few of the textbooks go into considerable detail to present the atomic models of Dalton, Thomson, Rutherford, Bohr and wave mechanical to illustrate the tentative nature of scientific theories --- an important NOS aspect. These results lead to the question: Are we teaching science as practiced by scientists? An answer to this question can help us to understand the importance of NOS, by providing students an HPS-based environment, so that they too (just like the scientists) feel the thrill and excitement of discovering new things. This monograph provides students and teachers guidelines for introducing various aspects of NOS, based on historical episodes.

Chemistry for the Biosciences

The Essential Concepts

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Author: Jonathan Crowe,Tony Bradshaw

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199570876

Category: Education

Page: 678

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Focuses on the key chemical concepts which students of the biosciences need to understand, making the scope of the book directly relevant to the target audience.

Vier Fische

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Author: Paul Greenberg

Publisher: ebook Berlin Verlag

ISBN: 3827074746

Category: Nature

Page: 320

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Der preisgekrönte Autor und passionierte Angler Paul Greenberg nimmt uns mit auf eine Reise über die Flüsse und Meere dieser Welt und erzählt die Geschichte jener vier Fischarten, die mittlerweile überall die Speisekarten beherrschen: Lachs, Barsch, Kabeljau und Thunfisch. Er besucht norwegische Großfarmen, die jährlich 500 000 Tonnen Lachs produzieren - mit Hilfe genetischer Techniken, die ursprünglich bei der Schafzucht zum Einsatz kamen. In Alaska besichtigt er die einzige Fair-Trade-Fischerei der Welt. Er erklärt, warum die Meerestiere zunehmend mit Quecksilber und anderen Schadstoffen belastet sind, und schildert, wie der Mittelmeerbarsch zu einer global nachgefragten Ware werden konnte. Greenberg stellt viele der Fragen, die immer mehr Menschen beim Anblick einer Speisekarte oder der Tiefkühltruhe unseres Supermarkts beschäftigen: Was ist der Unterschied zwischen Wild-, Zucht- und Biofisch? Welchen Fisch können wir bedenkenlos essen? Was bedeutet Überfischung eigentlich? Lassen sich Fische wirklich domestizieren wie andere Tiere auch, oder sollten wir generell aufhören, Fisch zu essen? Fische, so Greenbergs Fazit, sind unser letztes wirklich ?wildes Nahrungsmittel. Womöglich nicht mehr lange. Nur wenn wir besser verstehen, unter welchen Bedingungen und um welchen Preis Fisch auf unseren Tellern landet, werden wir dem Lebensraum - und der Nahrungsquelle - Meer mit neuer, dringend gebotener Achtung begegnen.

Galileos Finger

die zehn großen Ideen der Naturwissenschaft

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Author: Peter W. Atkins

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783608941258

Category: Discoveries in science

Page: 526

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Chemie

einfach alles

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Author: Peter W. Atkins,Jo A. Beran

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783527292592

Category: Chemistry

Page: 993

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Anorganische Chemie

Prinzipien von Struktur und Reaktivität

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Author: James Huheey,Ellen Keiter,Richard Keiter

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3110307952

Category: Science

Page: 1340

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This modern textbook stands out from other standard textbooks. The framework for the learning units is based on fundamental principles of inorganic chemistry, such as symmetry, coordination, and periodicity. Specific examples of chemical reactions are presented to exemplify and demonstrate these principles. Numerous new illustrations, a new layout, and large numbers of exercises following each chapter round out this new edition.

Physik

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Author: Paul Allen Tipler,Gene Mosca

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783827424365

Category:

Page: 1636

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Autor)Paul A. Tipler / Gene Mosca(Titel)Physikf r Wissenschaftler und Ingenieure(copy)Verst ndlich, einpr gsam, lebendig - das ist Tiplers Einf hrung in die Experimentalphysik. Studienanf nger - egal, ob sie Physik im Haupt- oder Nebenfach studieren - finden hier Schritt f r Schritt den Einstieg in die Physik. Durchgerechnete Beispielaufgaben vermitteln die notwendige Sicherheit f r anstehende Klausuren und Pr fungen. Wie spannend Physik und ihre Anwendungen sein k nnen, zeigen Essays ber aktuelle Forschungsthemen. Wer dieses Buch aufschl gt, wird es so schnell nicht wieder aus der Hand legen: - anschauliche Grafik und viele Fotos - das erste durchgehend vierfarbige Experimentalphysik-Lehrbuch in deutscher Sprache- verst ndliche Aufbereitung des Pr fungsstoffes- ausgearbeitete Beispielaufgaben, vom Text deutlich abgesetzt- zu jedem Kapitel eine Zusammenfassung mit den wichtigsten Gesetzen und Formeln- zahlreiche bungsaufgaben sowie Tabellen mit physikalischen Daten- aktuelle Themen aus Forschung und Anwendung((Falls noch Platz sein sollte))Das Lehrbuch berdeckt die Experimentalphysik in ihrer gesamten Breite: Mechanik; Schwingungen und Wellen; Thermodynamik; Elektrizit t und Magnetismus; Optik; Relativit tstheorie; Quantenmechanik und ihre Anwendungen von der Teilchen- bis zur Festk rperphysik; Astrophysik(Biblio)