Chemical Structure and Reactivity

Chemical Structure and Reactivity: An Integrated Approach

Science, Study & Work
Paperback Published on: 31/10/2013
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Synopsis

Why do certain substances react together in the way that they do? What determines the shape of molecules? And how can we predict whether a particular reaction will happen at all?

Such questions lie at the heart of chemistry - the science of understanding the composition of substances, their reactions, and properties. While often fragmented into the strands of inorganic, organic, and physical chemistry, a full understanding of chemistry can only be gained by seeing the subject as a single, unified whole.

Chemical Structure and Reactivity rises to the challenge of depicting the reality of chemistry. Offering a fresh approach to undergraduate teaching, it depicts the subject as a seamless discipline, showing how organic, inorganic, and physical concepts can be blended together to achieve the common goal of understanding chemical systems.

With a lively and engaging writing style augmented throughout by purpose-drawn illustrations, and custom-developed online support, Chemical Structure and Reactivity alone makes taking an integrated approach in the teaching of chemistry a realistic proposition.

Online Resource Centre:

For students:

· Custom developed multimedia content linked to the book, enabling students to investigate the concepts and phenomena presented in the book in a fully interactive way.

· Question sets to help students master concepts and gain confidence through hands-on engagement.

For lecturers:

· Fully worked solutions to the exercises available through the Online Resource Centre.

For registered adopters of the book:

· Figures from the book in electronic format.

  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 9780199604135
  • Number of pages: 896
  • Weight: 1581g
  • Dimensions: 266 x 195 x 35 mm

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