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Atkins' Physical chemistry

Atkins' Physical chemistry

Author: P W Atkins; Julio De Paula
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8th edView all editions and formats
This volume features a greater emphasis on the molecular view of physical chemistry and a move away from classical thermodynamics. It offers greater explanation and support in mathematics which remains an intrinsic part of physical chemistry.
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: P W Atkins; Julio De Paula
ISBN: 9780198700722 0198700725
OCLC Number: 62307289
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxx, 1064 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Thermodynamics --
1. Zeroth law of thermodynamics and equations of state --
2. First law of thermodynamics --
3. Second and third laws of thermodynamics --
4. Fundamental equations of thermodynamics --
5. Chemical equilibrium --
6. Phase equilibrium --
7. Electrochemical equilibrium --
8. Thermodynamics of biochemical reactions --
pt. 2. Quantum chemistry --
9. Quantum theory --
10. Atomic structure --
11. Molecular electronic structure --
12. Symmetry --
13. Rotational and vibrational spectroscopy --
14. Electronic spectroscopy of molecules --
15. Magnetic resonance spectroscopy --
16. Statistical mechanics --
pt. 3. Kinetics --
17. Kinetic theory of gases --
18. Experimental kinetics and gas reactions --
19. Chemical dynamics and photochemistry --
20. Kinetics in the liquid phase --
pt. 4. Macroscopic and microscopic structures --
21. Macromolecules --
22. Electric and magnetic properties of molecules --
23. Solid-state chemistry --
24. Surface dynamics --
App. A. Physical quantities and units --
App. B. Values of physical constants --
App. C. Tables of physical chemical data --
App. D. Mathematical relations --
App. E. Greek alphabet --
App. F. Useful information on the Web --
App. G. Symbols for physical quantities and their SI units.
Other Titles: Physical chemistry
Responsibility: Peter Atkins, Julio de Paula.


Useful for achieving a chemistry degree, this title aims to offer a judicious choice of topics and a careful exposition of maths.  Read more...
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"Atkins" is the gold standard of technical education in Physical Chemistry. Stephen Fletcher, Loughborough.

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