Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 September 2015

624 Pages | 480 colour line drawings

10.4 x 7.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199564286

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Physical Chemistry for the Life Sciences

Second Edition

Peter Atkins and Julio de Paula

  • Offers a fully integrated approach to the study of physical chemistry and biology; lecturers and students alike have a text that is truly tailor-made for their course.
  • Presents a conceptually challenging interdisciplinary subject with the clarity and lucidity for which the authors are renowned, making it the text of choice for teaching and learning from.
  • Every section of the text presents a core physical chemistry concept in tandem with its biological significance; the student is in no doubt as to the relevance of the physical concept to the study of biology.
  • All applications and exercises relate directly to life sciences systems, further contextualising the physical chemistry content for life sciences students.
  • The presentation of maths, and calculus in particular, covers only the essentials and each mathematical step is carefully justified, in order to build the students' confidence in the mathematical concepts underlying the subject.
  • An Online Resource Centre features additional resources for both students and lecturers.

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