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Published: 14 October 2019

472 Pages

10.9 x 8.6 inches

ISBN: 9780198823360

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Atkins' Physical Chemistry 11e

Volume 3: Molecular Thermodynamics and Kinetics

Eleventh Edition

Peter Atkins, Julio de Paula, and James Keeler

  • In addition to material from the eleventh edition of Atkins' Physical Chemistry, this volume contains exclusive new content written for those studying thermodynamics with a molecular perspective in the second semester of a quantum-first physical chemistry course.
  • Highly respected and well-established text which evolves with every edition to meet the needs of current students
  • Exceptional mathematical support - including annotated equations, equation checklists, and maths background sections - enables students to master the maths which underlies physical chemistry
  • The development of problem solving and analytical skills is actively encouraged by frequent worked examples, discussion questions, exercises, and problems
  • A range of other learning features, including notes on good practice, brief illustrations, and key concept checklists, are incorporated throughout to aid students in their study of physical chemistry

New to this Edition:

  • Significant re-working of the presentation makes the book more readable for students and more flexible for instructors to teach from, creating a clean and effective mode of delivering the material
  • Three questions at the beginning of each topic engage and focus the attention of the reader: 'Why do you need to know this material?', 'What is the key idea?', and 'What do you need to know already?'
  • Expanded and redistributed math support includes new 'Chemist's toolkits' which provide students with succinct reminders of mathematical concepts and techniques throughout the chapters
  • New checklist of key concepts at the end of each topic reinforces the main take-home messages for each section
  • Rewritten end of chapter problems, with the goal of leading the reader to a solution, breaking them down into clear steps and encouraging problem-solving skills
  • Suitable for quantum-first courses

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