50 Chemistry Ideas You Really Need to Know

Editor/Author Birch, Hayley
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Quercus

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-84-866667-2
Category: Science - Chemistry
Image Count: 48
Book Status: Available
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50 Chemistry Ideas You Really Need to Know is an engaging guide to the world of chemistry. From the molecules that kick-started life itself to nanotechnology, chemistry offers some fascinating insights into our origins, as well as continuing to revolutionize life as we know it.

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • 01 Atoms
  • 02 Elements
  • 03 Isotopes
  • 04 Compounds
  • 05 Sticking it all together
  • 06 Changing phases
  • 07 Energy
  • 08 Chemical reactions
  • 09 Equilibrium
  • 10 Thermodynamics
  • 11 Acids
  • 12 Catalysts
  • 13 Redox
  • 14 Fermentation
  • 15 Cracking
  • 16 Chemical synthesis
  • 17 The Haber Process
  • 18 Chirality
  • 19 Green chemistry
  • 20 Separation
  • 21 Spectra
  • 22 Crystallography
  • 23 Electrolysis
  • 24 Microfabrication
  • 25 Self-assembly
  • 26 Lab on a chip
  • 27 Computational chemistry
  • 28 Carbon
  • 29 Water
  • 30 Origin of life
  • 31 Astrochemistry
  • 32 Proteins
  • 33 Enzyme action
  • 34 Sugars
  • 35 DNA
  • 36 Biosynthesis
  • 37 Photosynthesis
  • 38 Chemical messengers
  • 39 Petrol
  • 40 Plastics
  • 41 CFCs
  • 42 Composites
  • 43 Solar cells
  • 44 Drugs
  • 45 Nanotechnology
  • 46 Graphene
  • 47 3-D printing
  • 48 Artificial muscles
  • 49 Synthetic biology
  • 50 Future fuels
  • The Periodic Table
  • Acknowledgements
  • Picture credits