About the Book
Comprehensive and up-to-date, this unique four-volume set offers readers a complete overview of the broad spectrum of general chemistry. It enables them to obtain a basic, yet thorough understanding of matter, the processes it undergoes, the principles that govern it, and the international cast of men and women who have been critical in the development of the science of chemistry. From elements, atoms, and molecules to terochemistry, spectroscopy, and chemical bonding, its clear and concise explanations provide an illuminating and readily comprehensible introduction. Key presentations include forty element definition articles, each providing basic periodic table information and general information on the element in question. Ninety-five biographical articles deal with prominent chemists, while other articles provide additional historical context, particularly with respect to eighteenth-, nineteenth-, and twentieth-century developments.
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9780028972251
Publisher: MacMillan Reference Library
Publisher Imprint: MacMillan Reference Library
Depth: 133
Language: English
Returnable: Y
Spine Width: 137 mm
Width: 224 mm
ISBN-10: 0028972252
Publisher Date: 01 Sep 1997
Binding: Paperback
Height: 289 mm
No of Pages: 2400
Series Title: English
Weight: 5357.2 gr
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