Journals Higher Education



Published: 12 December 2013

1,008 Pages | 780 colour line

10.9 x 8.6 inches

ISBN: 9780199609819

Bookseller Code (04)

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Physical Chemistry

Quanta, Matter, and Change

Second Edition

Peter Atkins, Julio de Paula, and Ronald Friedman

  • Innovative quantum mechanics-first approach to the subject of physical chemistry.
  • Experienced and well-respected authors present the subject in a clear and comprehensive manner.
  • Numerous full-colour diagrams and structures illustrate the text.
  • Extensive mathematics support for students, including 'Mathematical Background' sections and 'Chemist's Toolkits'.
  • Numerous learning features designed specifically to support students such as worked examples, exercises and problem questions, notes on good practice, example boxes, and online 'impact on' sections.

New to this Edition:

  • Radically updated structure to help improve digestibility and flexibility of use, in which material is broken down into short 'topics' which are organised into 'focus on' sections.
  • Significantly enhanced mathematics support for students such as new chemist's toolkit boxes, equation tags, and end of topic equation checklists.
  • New 'roadmaps' at the beginning of each Focus show how topics are interrelated, helping students to develop a fuller understanding of the subject as a whole.

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