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Physical Chemistry, CourseSmart eTextbook, 3rd Edition

By Tom Engel, Phil Reid

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Mar 8, 2012

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Engel and Reid’s Physical Chemistry gives students a contemporary and accurate overview of physical chemistry while focusing on basic principles that unite the sub-disciplines of the field. The Third Edition continues to emphasize fundamental concepts and presents cutting-edge research developments that demonstrate the vibrancy of physical chemistry today. MasteringChemistry® for Physical Chemistry — a comprehensive online homework and tutorial system specific to Physical Chemistry — is available for the first time with Engel and Reid to reinforce students' understanding of complex theory and to build problem-solving skills throughout the course.

Table of Contents

1    Fundamental Concepts of Thermodynamics
2    Heat, Work, Internal Energy, Enthalpy, and the First Law of Thermodynamics
3    The Importance of State Functions: Internal Energy and Enthalpy
4    Thermochemistry
5    Entropy and the Second and Third Laws of Thermodynamics
6    Chemical Equilibrium
7    The Properties of Real Gases
8    Phase Diagrams and the Relative Stability of Solids, Liquids, and Gases
9    Ideal and Real Solutions
10    Electrolyte Solutions
11    Electrochemical Cells, Batteries, and Fuel Cells
12    From Classical to Quantum Mechanics
13    The Schrödinger Equation
14    The Quantum Mechanical Postulates
15    Using Quantum Mechanics on Simple Systems
16    The Particle in the Box and the Real World
17    Commuting and Noncommuting Operators and the Surprising Consequences of Entanglement
18     A Quantum Mechanical Model for the Vibration and Rotation of Molecules
19    The Vibrational and Rotational Spectroscopy of Diatomic Molecules
20    The Hydrogen Atom
21    Many-Electron Atoms
22    Quantum States for Many- Electron Atoms and Atomic Spectroscopy
23    The Chemical Bond in Diatomic Molecules
24    Molecular Structure and Energy Levels for Polyatomic Molecules
25    Electronic Spectroscopy
26    Computational Chemistry
27    Molecular Symmetry
28    Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
29    Probability
30    The Boltzmann Distribution
31    Ensemble and Molecular Partition Functions
32    Statistical Thermodynamics
33    Kinetic Theory of Gases
34    Transport Phenomena
35    Elementary Chemical Kinetics
36    Complex Reaction Mechanisms

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$89.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-260649-3