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Title:
Chemistry in the marketplace
Author:
Selinger, B. K. (Benjamin Klaus), 1939-
Edition:
Fifth edition.
Publication Information:
Sydney : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1998.
Physical Description:
xix, 588 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
General Note:
Previous ed: Sydney : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1989.

Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Some basic ideas -- Chemistry of health and risk -- Chemistry in the laundry -- In the kitchen -- In the boudoir -- Of surfaces -- In the garden -- Of swimming pools -- Of hardware -- Of metals -- Of fibres, fabrics and other yarns -- Of paints, adhesives, enamels and concrete -- In the medicine cabinet -- Of energy -- In the dining room -- Of ionising radiation -- Nomenclature in chemistry -- Child poisoning -- Appendixes.
ISBN:
9780729533003
Format :
Book

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Central Library QD31.2 .S45 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

This invaluable reference book explains the chemistry we encounter in our daily life in terms that everyone can understand. Makes chemistry come alive and is illustrated with fascinating anecdotes, interesting snippets of information and experiments which further clarify the topics.


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