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Basic Chemistry, 3rd Edition

By Karen C. Timberlake

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 19, 2010


Basic Chemistry, Third Edition gives you the problem-solving tools and techniques you'll need to succeed in future chemistry courses and in the work force. In a clear, friendly writing style, Timberlake continues to make chemistry relevant and engaging. Her unique “Guide to Problem-Solving” strategy provides a visual, step-by-step plan that helps to solve a wide variety of problems. Sample and practice problems throughout each chapter help you practice and master quantitative skills. Real-world applications cover modern, interesting topics in helping connect chemical principles to events in today's world, while interviews with engineers, doctors, veterinarians, and biochemists show the importance of chemistry in future careers.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1- Chemistry in Our Lives
Chapter 2- Measurements
Chapter 3- Matter and Energy
Chapter 4- Atoms and Elements
Chapter 5- Electronic Structure and Periodic Trends
Chapter 6- Inorganic and Organic Compounds: Names and Formulas
Chapter 7- Chemical Quantities
Chapter 8- Chemical Reactions of Inorganic and Organic Compounds
Chapter 9- Chemical Quantities in Reactions
Chapter 10- Structures of Solids and Liquids
Chapter 11- Gases
Chapter 12- Solutions
Chapter 13- Chemical Equilibrium
Chapter 14- Acids and Bases
Chapter 15- Oxidation and Reduction
Chapter 16- Nuclear Radiation
Chapter 17- Organic Chemistry (Chapter available online)
Chapter 18- Biochemistry (Chapter available online)