eBook Nonmetals, 1st Edition

  • Monica Halka Ph.D.
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  • ISBN-10: 1438131399
  • ISBN-13: 9781438131399
  • DDC: 546.7
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 224 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released April 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010
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Overview

Provides new developments in the research of NONMETALS, including where they came from, how they fit into our current technological society, and where they may lead us.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
Overview: Chemistry and Physics Background.
1: Hydrogen: Ubiquitous by Nature.
2: Carbon: The Element of Life, Coal, and Diamonds.
3: Nitrogen: In the Atmosphere.
4: Phosphorus: Fertilizers, Photosynthesis, and Strong Bones.
5: Oxygen: From Flames to Pollution.
6: Sulfur: In Mythology and Reality.
7: Selenium: Its Relevance in Health, Photocopiers, and Solar Cells.
8: Conclusions and Future Directions.
SI Units and Conversions.
List of Acronyms.
Periodic Table of the Elements.
Table of Element Categories.
Chronology.
Glossary.
Further Resources.
General Resources.
Index.