Study Card for General Chemistry: Principles and Modern Applications

Prentice Hall
Ralph H. Petrucci  
Prentice Hall
February 2016

Product detail

Product Price CHF Available  
Study Card for General Chemistry: Principles and Modern Applications
27.10 not defined

Free evaluation copy for lecturers


Hallmark features of this title

  • Concept Assessment Questions (many of which are qualitative) are distributed throughout the body of the chapters. They enable students to test their understanding of basic concepts before proceeding further. Full solutions are provided near the back of the book in Appendix G.
  • Are You Wondering? boxes pose and answer good questions that students often ask. Some are designed to help students avoid common misconceptions; others provide analogies or alternate explanations of a concept; and still others address apparent inconsistencies in the material that the students are learning. These topics can be assigned or omitted at the instructor’s discretion.
  • Worked-Out Examples throughout the text illustrate how to apply the concepts. In many instances, a drawing or photograph is included to help students visualize what is going on in the problem. More importantly, all worked-out Examples now follow a tripartite structure of Analyze-Solve-Assess to encourage students to adopt a logical approach to problem solving.

New to this Edition

New and updated features of this title

  • NEW Content & Worked Examples to align with current theories, ie. polarizability, spontaneous change, thermodynamic equilibrium constant.
  • Updated coverage of IUPAC recommendations, i.e. atomic mass intervals, standard enthalpies of reaction, bar v atm.
  • Content Reorganization to improve flow. In this edition we retain the core organization of the previous edition with two notable exceptions. First, we have moved the chapter entitled Spontaneous Change: Entropy and Gibbs Energy forward in the text. It is now Chapter 13. By moving the introduction of entropy and Gibbs energy forward in the text, we are able to use these concepts in subsequent chapters. Second, we have moved the chapter on chemical kinetics to Chapter 20. Consequently, the discussion of chemical kinetics now appears after the chapters that rely on equilibrium and thermodynamic concepts.

Table of Contents

  1. Matter: Its Properties and Measurement
  2. Atoms and the Atomic Theory
  3. Chemical Compounds
  4. Chemical Reactions
  5. Introduction to Reactions in Aqueous Solutions
  6. Gases
  7. Thermochemistry
  8. Electrons in Atoms
  9. The Periodic Table and Some Atomic Properties
  10. Chemical Bonding l: Basic Concepts
  11. Chemical Bonding ll: Valence Bond and Molecular Orbital Theories
  12. Intermolecular Forces: Liquids and Solids
  13. Spontaneous Change: Entropy and Gibbs Energy
  14. Solutions and Their Physical Properties
  15. Principles of Chemical Equilibrium
  16. Acids and Bases
  17. Additional Aspects of Acid–Base Equilibria
  18. Solubility and Complex-Ion Equilibria
  19. Electrochemistry
  20. Chemical Kinetics
  21. Chemistry of the Main-Group Elements 1: Groups 1, 2, 13, and 14
  22. Chemistry of the Main-Group Elements ll: Groups 18, 17, 16, 15, and Hydrogen
  23. The Transition Elements
  24. Complex Ions and Coordination Compounds
  25. Nuclear Chemistry
  26. Structure of Organic Compounds
  27. Reactions of Organic Compounds
  28. (Online) 28    Chemistry of the Living State