Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity, 8th Edition

  • John C. Kotz State University of New York, Oneonta
  • Paul M. Treichel University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • John Townsend West Chester University of Pennsylvania
  • ISBN-10: 0840048289
  • ISBN-13: 9780840048288
  • 1296 Pages Hardcover 
  • Previous Editions: 2009, 2006, 2006
  • © 2012 | Published
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Succeed in chemistry with the clear explanations, problem-solving strategies, and dynamic study tools of CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL REACTIVITY, 8e. Combining thorough instruction with the powerful multimedia tools you need to develop a deeper understanding of general chemistry concepts, the text emphasizes the visual nature of chemistry, illustrating the close interrelationship of the macroscopic, symbolic, and particulate levels of chemistry. The art program illustrates each of these levels in engaging detail--and is fully integrated with key media components. In addition access to OWL may be purchased separately or at a special price if packaged with this text. OWL is an online homework and tutorial system that helps you maximize your study time and improve your success in the course. OWL includes an interactive eBook, as well as hundreds of guided simulations, animations, and video clips. GO CHEMISTRY includes mini video lectures and e-flash cards keyed to key topics in the text for quick, on-the-go review on your video iPod, MP3 player, and iTunes.


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  • CASE STUDY BOXES. Cases show students where chemistry has been used to solve a problem or where chemistry is important in everyday matters. Examples include the use of isotopes to catch athletes who cheat using illegal drugs, a washing machine that injects silver into the wash, acryalmide in French fries, a comparison of ethanol and gasoline, and the amount of salt in seawater. Questions posed in each Case Study are answered in an appendix.
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  • INTERCHAPTERS. Insightful "Interchapters" on biochemistry, modern materials, environmental chemistry, and the chemistry of energy sources address topics in a brief but visually exciting way. This format allows these topics to be easily integrated into the course or skipped without interrupting the narrative.
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  • REVISED WORKED EXAMPLES. Through the text’s new six-part worked example structure, students learn how to approach a problem rather than to memorize problem types and solution approaches. Worked example headers use the following structure: 1) A Problem statement; 2) A “What Do You Know?” section that asks students to outline what information they have and begin to think about a solution; 3) A Strategy section that combines the information available with the objective to devise a path to the solution; 4) A fully worked Solution; 5) A “Think About Your Answer” section that prompts students to ask if the answer is reasonable; 6) A “Check Your Understanding” problem similar to the example to confirm students understand.
  • NEW PROBLEM STRATEGY MAPS. Selected worked examples have new Strategy Maps that give students a visual view of the complete problem-solving strategy. New Video Strategy Solutions are integrated into this edition's new interactive eBook.
  • MORE COVERAGE OF GREEN/SUSTAINABLE CHEMISTRY. A green chemistry expert reviewed the entire book, and based on this review, the authors worked much more green/sustainable chemistry into the book.
  • NEW REVIEW & CHECK PROBLEMS. These section-ending problems help students hone their skill in assessing whether they understand the concepts in the section.
  • ENHANCED ART PROGRAM. The art program has been revised to make concepts easier to understand. In addition, a new graph style helps students understand graphical information.

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Table of Contents

Part I: CONCEPTS OF CHEMISTRY.
1. Basic Concepts of Chemistry.
Let's Review: The Tools of Quantitative Chemistry.
2. Atoms, Molecules, and Ions.
3. Chemical Reactions.
4. Stoichiometry: Quantitative Information About Chemical Reactions.
5. Principles of Chemical Reactivity: Energy and Chemical Reactions.
Interchapter: The Chemistry of Fuels and Energy Sources.
PART II: ATOMS AND MOLECULES.
6. The Structure of Atoms.
7. The Structure of Atoms and Periodic Trends.
Interchapter: Milestones in the Development of Chemistry and the Modern View of Atoms and Molecules.
8. Bonding and Molecular Structure.
9. Bonding and Molecular Structure: Orbital Hybridization and Molecular Orbitals.
10. Carbon: Not Just Another Element
Interchapter: The Chemistry of Life: Biochemistry.
PART III: STATES OF MATTER.
11. Gases and Their Properties.
12. Intermolecular Forces and Liquids.
13. The Chemistry of Solids.
14. Solutions and Their Behavior.
Interchapter: The Chemistry of Modern Materials.
PART IV: THE CONTROL OF CHEMICAL REACTIONS.
15. Chemical Kinetics: The Rates of Chemical Reactions.
16. Principles of Reactivity: Equilibrium.
17. The Chemistry of Acids and Bases.
18. Principles of Reactivity: Other Aspects of Aqueous Equilibria.
19. Principles of Reactivity: Entropy and Free Energy.
20. Principles of Reactivity: Electron Transfer Reactions.
Interchapter: The Chemistry of the Environment.
PART V: THE CHEMISTRY OF THE ELEMENTS.
21. The Chemistry of the Main Group Elements.
22. The Chemistry of the Transition Elements.
23. Nuclear Chemistry.
Appendix A: Using Logarithms and the Quadratic Equation.
Appendix B: Some Important Physical Concepts.
Appendix C: Abbreviations and Useful Conversion Factors.
Appendix D: Physical Constants.
Appendix E: Naming Organic Compounds.
Appendix F: Values for the Ionization Energies and Electron Affinities of the Elements.
Appendix G: Vapor Pressure of Water at Various Temperatures.
Appendix H: Ionization Constants for Weak Acids at 25ºC.
Appendix I: Ionization Constants for Weak Bases at 25ºC.
Appendix J: Solubility Product Constants for Some Inorganic Compounds at 25ºC.
Appendix K: Formation Constants for Some Complex Ions in Aqueous Solution.
Appendix L: Selected Thermodynamic Values.
Appendix M: Standard Reduction Potentials in Aqueous Solution at 25ºC.
Appendix N: Answers to Chapter Opening and Case Study Questions.
Appendix O: Answers to Check Your Understanding Questions
Appendix P: Answers to Review and Check Questions
Appendix Q: Answers to Selected Interchapter Study Questions.
Appendix R: Answers to Selected Study Questions.

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About the Author

John C. Kotz

John C. Kotz is an emeritus State University of New York Distinguished Teaching Professor at the College at Oneonta. Educated at Washington and Lee University, as well as Cornell University, he held National Institutes of Health postdoctoral appointments at the University of Manchester Institute for Science and Technology in England and at Indiana University. Professor Kotz has co-authored three textbooks in several editions - INORGANIC CHEMISTRY, CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL REACTIVITY, and THE CHEMICAL WORLD - along with the INTERACTIVE GENERAL CHEMISTRY CD-ROM. He also has published research on inorganic chemistry and electrochemistry. He was a Fulbright Lecturer and Research Scholar in Portugal in 1979 and a visiting professor there in 1992, as well as a visiting professor at the Institute for Chemical Education (University of Wisconsin, 1991-1992) and at Auckland University in New Zealand (1999). He also was an invited speaker at a meeting of the South African Chemical Society and at the biennial conference for secondary school chemistry teachers in New Zealand. In addition, a recent tenure as a mentor of the U.S. Chemistry Olympiad Team, Professor Kotz has received numerous honors, including a State University of New York Chancellor's Award (1979), a National Catalyst Award for Excellence in Teaching (1992), the Estee Lectureship in Chemical Education at the University of South Dakota (1998), the Visiting Scientist Award from the Western Connecticut Section of the American Chemical Society (1999), and the first annual Distinguished Education Award from the Binghamton (New York) Section of the American Chemical Society (2001).

Paul M. Treichel

Paul M. Treichel, received his B.S. degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1958 and a Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1962. After a year of postdoctoral study in London, he assumed a faculty position at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He served as department chair from 1986 through 1995 and was awarded a Helfaer Professorship in 1996. He has held visiting faculty positions in South Africa (1975) and in Japan (1995). Retiring after 44 years as a faculty member in 2007, he is currently Emeritus Professor of Chemistry. During his faculty career he taught courses in general chemistry, inorganic chemistry, organometallic chemistry, and scientific ethics. Professor Treichel's research in organometallic and metal cluster chemistry and in mass spectrometry, aided by 75 graduate and undergraduate students, has led to more than 170 papers in scientific journals. He may be contacted by email at treichelpaul@me.com.

John Townsend

John R. Townsend, Professor of Chemistry at West Chester University of Pennsylvania, completed his B.A. in Chemistry as well as the Approved Program for Teacher Certification in Chemistry at the University of Delaware. After a career teaching high school science and mathematics, he earned his M.S. and Ph.D. in biophysical chemistry at Cornell University, where he also received the DuPont Teaching Award for his work as a teaching assistant. After teaching at Bloomsburg University, he joined the faculty at West Chester University, where he coordinates the chemistry education program for prospective high school teachers and the general chemistry lecture program for science majors. He has been the university supervisor for more than 60 prospective high school chemistry teachers during their student teaching semester. His research interests are in the fields of chemical education and biochemistry. He may be contacted by email at jtownsend@wcupa.edu.

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