Through a vibrant four-color design, Chemistry for Engineers presents chemistry concepts most relevant to engineers and demonstrates them within an applied context. A thorough problem-solving and conceptually driven approach helps engineering students develop the quantitative and qualitative skills necessary to succeed in the course and in their fields. Features that emphasize skills, concepts, and engineering applications appear throughout each chapter, providing students with multiple opportunities to hone their understanding of chapter topics. For those students who need it, an introductory chapter, called "Fundamentals," provides a quick review of basic chemistry and math concepts. A complete technology package accompanies the text and helps make teaching and learning chemistry more dynamic. Resources include the CL Testing program powered by Diploma, the HM ClassPresent CD with scaleable videos and animations, and the Online Study Center for students with quizzes and tutorials.
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1. Fundamentals 1.1 Chemistry, Chemistry Everywhere (with apologies to Samuel Taylor Colderidge) 1.2 Atoms as Building Blocks: Atomic Theory 1.3 Gas Laws 1.4 Molecules and Representations 1.5 Stoichiometry 1.6 Naming Compounds 1.7 Energy Principle: Energy Is Conserved 1.8 Concept Connections 2. Foundations 2.1 The Periodic Table 2.2 The Components of the Atom 2.3 Light--Unlocking the Electronic Structure of Atoms 2.4 Model of the Atom 2.5 Energy Levels of Multielectron Atoms 3. Physical and Chemical Periodicity 3.1 Trends in the Periodic Table 3.2 Electrons and Boding 3.3 Chemical Trends 3.4 Trends in Physical Properties 4. Metallic Bonding and Alloys 4.1 Bonding in Metals 4.2 Material Properties 4.3 Phase Transitions 4.4 Alloys 5. Chemical Bonding and Modern Electronics 5.1 Introduction to Nonmetallic Bonding 5.2 Resistivity and Conductors versus Semiconductors 5.3 Oxide Conductors and Semiconductors 6. Shape and Intermolecular Interactions 6.1 Shape 6.2 Intermolecular Interactions 6.3 Consequences: Surface Tension 7. Thermodynamics and the Direction of Change 7.1 Case Study: Cold Packs, Hot Packs, and Welding 7.2 The First Law of Thermodynamics: Heat and Energy in Chemical Reactions 7.3 The Second Law of Thermodynamics: The Way Forward 7.4 Coupled Reactions 8. Equilibrium: A Dynamic Steady State 8.1 Gas-Phase Reactions 8.2 Heterogeneous Equilibria 8.3 Variations on Equilibrium Constants 8.4 Aqueous Solutions 8.5 Eight Steps to Conquering Variations on K 8.6 Reaction Direction and the Thermodynamic Connection 8.7 Factors That Affect Equilibrium 9. Electrochemistry: Batteries, Corrosion, Fuel Cells, and Membrane Potentials 9.1 Case Study: Utility Poles, Nails, and Tin Cans 9.2 Oxidation Numbers 9.3 Activity Connected with the Periodic Table 9.4 Balancing Redox Reactions 9.5 Applications 9.6 The Thermodynamic Connection 9.7 Metallurgy 10. Coordination Chemistry: Gems, Magnetization, Metals, and Membranes 10.1 Gems 10.2 Transition Metal Complexes 10.3 Terminology 10.4 Interactions 10.5 Magnetism 10.6 Bioconnect 11. Polymers 11.1 Case Studies 11.2 Formation Mechanisms 11.3 Molecular Structure and Material Properties 12. Kinetics 12.1 Reaction Rates 12.2 Rate Laws 12.3 Elementary Reactions and the Rate Law: Mechanisms 12.4 Modeling Reactions 12.5 Rates and Equilibrium 12.6 Catalysts Appendix A: Data Tables Appendix B: Fundamental Constants Appendix C: Relationships Appendix D: List of Elements
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