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Atkins' physical chemistry

Author: P W Atkins; Julio de Paula
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats

This textbook of physical chemistry has been revised and modernized. It remains authoritative and accessible, but compared with the previous edition, it is more flexible and pedagogically richer.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: P W Atkins; Julio de Paula
ISBN: 0198792859 9780198792857 0716735393 9780716735397
OCLC Number: 223433434
Description: xxi, 1149 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: PART 1: EQUILIBRIUM; 1. The properties of gases; 2. The First Law: the concepts; 3. The First Law: the machinery; 4. The Second Law: the concepts; 5. The Second Law: the machinery; 6. Physical transformations of pure substances; 7. Simple mixtures; 8. Phase diagrams; 9. Chemical equilibrium; 10. Equilibrium electrochemistry; PART 2: STRUCTURE; 11. Quantum theory: introduction and principles; 12. Quantum theory: techniques and applications; 13. Atomic structure and atomic spectra; 14. Molecular structure; 15. Molecular symmetry; 16. Spectroscopy 1: rotational and vibrational spectra; 17. Spectroscopy 2: electronic transitions; 18. Spectroscopy 3: magnetic resonance; 19. Statistical thermodynamics: the concepts; 20. Statistical thermodynamics: the machinery; 21. Molecular interactions; 22. Macromolecules and aggregates; 23. The solid state; PART 3: CHANGE; 24. Molecules in motion; 25. The rates of chemical reactions; 26. The kinetics of complex reactions; 27. Molecular reaction dynamics; 28. Processes at solid surfaces; 29. Dynamics of electron transfer
Other Titles: Physical chemistry
Responsibility: Peter Atkins, Julio de Paula.
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"the book retains the hallmark of the Atkins' style: authorative and clear" Times Higher Education Supplement, 2003

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