CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 87th Edition (CRC Handbook of Chemistry & Physics)

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9780849304873: CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 87th Edition (CRC Handbook of Chemistry & Physics)
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For more than 90 years, researchers around the world have relied on the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics for authoritative, up-to-date data. This year will be no exception. Many of the most heavily used tables in the book receive major updates and expansions, most notably:

Physical Properties of Inorganic Compounds -
Features nearly 25% more compounds
Enthalpy of Fusion -
Contains updated values and 20% more compounds, especially inorganics
Bond Dissociation Energies -
Includes 70% more compounds, including for the first time more than 1200 molecular ions
Table of the Isotopes -
Brought up to date with research results through the year 2005
Inorganic Ion and Ligand Nomenclature -
Incorporates new rules from IUPAC for systematic names
Chemical Carcinogens -
Updated in accordance with the recent report from the National Toxicology Program
Global Temperature Trends -
Traces the rise in mean global temperature for the last 150 years

New references will also help keep readers up to date.

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" While I keep the massive recent editions in my study, I keep my original one, the 23rd edition, on my bedside table, for it is easy to handle (especially when one is reading in bed), and was my most cherished gift as a boy. Indeed, one way and another, whether reading in bed or in my study, I have always had a Handbook near me. While the CRC Handbook is monumental in its scope, a huge, always-to-be-relied-upon mine of information, it is also a friendly book, a companion which has given me joy for the greater part of my life." -From the Foreword to the 85th Edition by Oliver Sacks

About the Author:

Lide; David R. National Institute of Standards & Technology (retired), USA,

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Published by CRC Press (2006)
ISBN 10: 0849304873 ISBN 13: 9780849304873
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