Energy Levels in Atoms and Molecules

Author: William Graham Richards,Peter Richard Scott

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 9780198558040

Category: Science

Page: 92

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An understanding of the energy levels of atoms and molecules is an essential foundation for the study of physical chemistry. This short text provides students at the start of their university chemistry courses with a clear and accessible introduction to electronic structure and quantized mechanics and spectroscopy in second and third year courses. All students on first courses in spectroscopy will find this readable, lively account to be invaluable aid to their study.
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Quantum Nanochemistry, Volume One

Quantum Theory and Observability

Author: Mihai V. Putz

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498729533

Category: Science

Page: 651

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Volume 1 of the 5-volume Quantum Nanochemistry set presents an overall perspective of nuclear, atomic, molecular, and solids structures, and the observability and quantum properties as based on the quantum principles in their various levels of applications, from Planck, Bohr, Einstein, Schrödinger, Hartree-Fock, up to Feynman Path Integral approaches. The volume presents in a balanced manner the fundamental and advanced concepts, principles, and models as well as their first and novel combinations and applications in modeling complex natural or designed phenomena.
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Introduction to Modern Inorganic Chemistry, 6th edition

Author: R.A. Mackay,W. Henderson

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780748764204

Category: Science

Page: 624

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This popular and comprehensive textbook provides all the basic information on inorganic chemistry that undergraduates need to know. For this sixth edition, the contents have undergone a complete revision to reflect progress in areas of research, new and modified techniques and their applications, and use of software packages. Introduction to Modern Inorganic Chemistry begins by explaining the electronic structure and properties of atoms, then describes the principles of bonding in diatomic and polyatomic covalent molecules, the solid state, and solution chemistry. Further on in the book, the general properties of the periodic table are studied along with specific elements and groups such as hydrogen, the 's' elements, the lanthanides, the actinides, the transition metals, and the "p" block. Simple and advanced examples are mixed throughout to increase the depth of students' understanding. This edition has a completely new layout including revised artwork, case study boxes, technical notes, and examples. All of the problems have been revised and extended and include notes to assist with approaches and solutions. It is an excellent tool to help students see how inorganic chemistry applies to medicine, the environment, and biological topics.
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Core Carbonyl Chemistry

Author: John Jones

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0198559593

Category: Science

Page: 86

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The carbonyl group is the commonest functional unit of organic chemistry and a thorough understanding of its reactivity is fundamental for organic synthesis. It appears in many classes of compound, of which aldehydes, ketones, and carboxylic acid derivatives are the most important. This Primer covers the chemistry of these classes within an up-to-date mechanistic framework which embraces reactions with simple nucleophiles (hydration, acetal formation, and condensation with aminonucleophiles); enols and enolates; and their reactions with electrophiles, including alkylating agents and carbonyl groups. Core Carbonyl Chemistry is central to organic chemistry and will be invaluable to students taking chemistry or biochemistry courses at University.
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Computers in Chemistry

Author: Pete Biggs

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 90

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This Primer provides an authoritative and easy to read overview of computers and their use in chemistry. It presents the essential basic ideas required to understand and exploit computers as encountered by chemistry students in their studies and in the laboratory at all stages up to and including research level. It gives its readers an insight into the workings of computers and so helps them to use the facilities more effectively.
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Fractals in chemistry

Author: Andrew Harrison

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 90

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The fern-like patterns of frost on a cold window, eroded landscapes, and particles grown in an aerosol all have forms that are conventionally regarded as irregular, with little or no symmetry. In this book the reader is introduced to the fractal dimension, a concept that unifies the description of such diverse and irregular objects and implies that they all possess a new form of symmetry. The growth of these different objects is controlled by similar simple processes; descriptions of simple experiments that will bring the principles involved to life in a modestly equipped laboratory are also provided. The relevance of fractal concepts to the structure and chemistry of porous solids, and to the growth of polymers and colloids in liquid and gaseous phases, is emphasized within this concise text.
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Inorganic Chemistry in Biology

Author: Patricia C. Wilkins

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 91

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Providing a good starting survey of the field, this book emphasizes the importance of inorganic chemistry in biological systems. The basic background of the interactions of atoms, molecules and especially metal ions, with biomolecules covers about a quarter of the book. The remainder discusses the biologically important elements, and their occurrence and functions in biomaterials - these are illustrated by certain roles in humans, fishes, beetles, and plants and in varied human diseases,such as cystic fibrosis methemoglobemia, and thalassemia. This upper level undergraduate textbook for students of chemistry and biology is the only current short book covering, briefly, most areas of bioinorganic chemistry.
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Two-phase flow and heat transfer

Author: P. B. Whalley

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: N.A

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 91

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This concise and heavily illustrated book is exclusively concerned with gas-liquid two-phase flows. The first part deals with adiabatic flows, that is flows without the addition or removal of heat. Topics include flow pattern maps and homogenous flow. The second part deals with heat-transfer in two-phase flows: boiling and condensation. It is concerned with issues like pressure drop flow, flooding, the drift flux model, and nucleation. The various types of heat transfer are identified and methods to calculate them are provided. Two-phase flow and heat transfer processes are commonly encountered in heat exchanges (distillation and condensation) and in pipelines. The book is intended for readers interested in chemical and mechanical engineering.
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Organosulfur Chemistry

Author: Gordon Harlow Whitham

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: N.A

Category: Religion

Page: 91

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Currently there is no concise teaching text aimed at 2/3rd year undergraduates on organosulfur chemsitry. Organosulfur chemistry is widely taught at this level. After a brief introductory chapter the main part of the book deals with the preparation and chemical properties of the principal types of organosulfur compounds classified under the headings: Divalent sulfur compounds, Tricoordinate sulfur compounds, and Tetracoordinate sulfur compounds. In choosing examples to illustrate the text, the guiding principle has been that the illustrations should provide insight into and an understanding of the characteristic features of organosulfur chemistry. Two concluding chapters deal, on the one hand, with applications of organosulfur compounds in organic synthesis and, on the other, with a brief summary of organoselenium chemistry, highlighting the similarities and differences with respect to organosulfur chemistry.
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