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This book uses history to introduce central issues in the philosophy of chemistry. Mobilizing the theme of impurity, it explores the tradition of chemistry's negative image. It then argues for the positive philosophical value of chemistry, reflecting its characteristic practical engagement with the material world.
Careers in Chemistry contains over twenty alphabetically arranged articles describing a specific branch or field of science, with an accompanying discussion of a particular STEM-related career or occupation within that area.
This second edition takes all that has made Organic Chemistry the book of choice, and has refined and refocused it to produce a text that is even more student-friendly, more coherent and more logical in its presentation than before.
This book opens the audience's eyes to the extraordinary scientific secrets hiding in everyday objects. Helping readers increase chemistry knowledge in a fun and entertaining way, the book is perfect as a supplementary textbook or gift to curious professionals and novices.
Chemistry is designed for the two-semester general chemistry course. For many students, this course provides the foundation to a career in chemistry, while for others, this may be their only college-level science course. As such, this textbook provides an important opportunity for students to learn the core concepts of chemistry and understand how those concepts apply to their lives and the world around them.
Schaum's is the key to faster learning and higher grades in every subject. Each Outline presents all the essential course information in an easy-to-follow, topic-by-topic format. You also get hundreds of examples, solved problems, and practice exercises to test your skills.
"World of Chemistry is a single-volume, subject-specific resource of chemistry aimed at students. It contains more than 1,200 entries covering many topics in the field including chemicals, theories, discoveries, concepts, people that have demonstrated significant impact upon the field, and recent developments that may have future impact.
The text's three main goals are to introduce chemistry as a living, relevant science, to encourage learning and critical thinking, and to help readers overcome the math difficulties that impede their progress in chemistry. Designed to help readers master the principles of general chemistry. As a prep book, it promotes active involvement with the material. There are special features throughout that reinforce concepts and help to develop strong problem solving and study skills. Updated to Include an Interactive Learning Ware problems CD containing several of the chapter ending problems from the book in an interactive tutorial with feedback to help readers set up and solve problems.