eBook Physical Chemistry, 1st Edition

  • Kenneth Schmitz
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  • ISBN-10: 0128006005
  • ISBN-13: 9780128006009
  • DDC: 541
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 688 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released January 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016
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This book provides a comprehensive overview of physical and theoretical chemistry while focusing on the basic principles that unite the sub-disciplines of the field. With an emphasis on multidisciplinary, as well as interdisciplinary applications, the book extensively reviews fundamental principles and presents recent research to help the reader make logical connections between the theory and application of physical chemistry concepts.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Overview.
2: Five Important Equations in Thermodynamics.
3: Gibbs Free Energy, Work, and Equilibrium.
4: Thermodynamics of the Gas State.
5: Thermodynamics of the Liquid State.
6: Solid State.
7: Quantum Principles.
8: Quantum Systems With Constant Potential.
9: Quantum Energies for Central Potentials.
10: Electronic and Nuclear States.
11: Rotation—Vibration Spectra.
12: Classical Statistical Mechanics.
13: Quantum Statistical Mechanics.
14: Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics.
15: Reaction Rates and Mechanisms.
Mathematics Supplement.
Author Index.
Subject Index.