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Chemistry : the central science
Brown, Theodore L.
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Seventh edition.
Publication Information:
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, [1997]

Physical Description:
xxxi, 991 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
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Includes index.
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QD31.2 .B78 1997 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1823 edition. Excerpt: ...too well whence you got it," replied Don Alonso, raising his voice, "deliver it up to me immediately, it was not made for you." "I grant nothing by compulsion," rejoined Ozmin, as coolly as before. "Once more," said Zuniga, "give me that nosegay, or I shall let you know, my fine fellow, whom you have to deal with." "I regret much," said Ozmin, somewhat agitated, "that we are in the Kings presence; were we any where else, I should not content myself with refusing you my nosegay, but should force from you that knot of ribbon, which I perceive at your bosom." This was the very same knot which the beautiful Moor had bestowed on Don Alonso, when she accepted him as her champion; and which Ozmin, who had formerly given it Daraxa, knew but too well; perceiving, therefore, that the cavalier who spoke to him was the most formidable of his rivals, he could scarcely restrain his rage at this discovery. Don Alonso, still more violent than he, lost all patience at seeing himself threatened by a man whom he considered so much beneath him: calling him, therefore, an insolent fellow, and thrusting among the ribbons of his nosegay a sharp-pointed stick, such as the champions make use of to irritate the bulls, he intended to have carried off the nosegay and hat together, but the active and vigorous Ozmin forced the stick from his hand as from a childs. Who can express the rage of the proud Zuniga, at having received such an affront under the eyes of his mistress, and in the Kings presence He was no longer master of himself; without any regard to the presence of their Majesties, he drew his sword; but at the very instant that he was on the point of rushing like a lion on his enemy, who on...

Table of Contents

1 Introduction: Matter and Measurement
2 Atoms, Molecules, and Ions
3 Stoichiometry: Calculations with Chemical Formulas and Equations
4 Aqueous Reactions and Solution Stoichiometry
5 Thermochemistry
6 Electronic Structure of Atoms
7 Periodic Properties of the Elements
8 Basic Concepts of Chemical Bonding
9 Molecular Geometry and Bonding Theories
10 Gases
11 Intermolecular Forces, Liquids and Solids
12 Modern Materials
13 Properties of Solutions
14 Chemical Kinetics
15 Chemical Equilibrium
16 Acid-Base Equilibria
17 Additional Aspects of Equilibria
18 Chemistry of the Environment
19 Chemical Thermodynamics
20 Electrochemistry
21 Nuclear Chemistry
22 Chemistry of the Nonmetals
23 Metals and Metallurgy
24 Chemistry of Coordination Compounds
25 The Chemistry of Life: Organic and Biological Chemistry