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Basic Chemistry Concepts and Exercises

1st Edition

By John Kenkel

CRC Press

468 pages

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Chemistry can be a daunting subject for the uninitiated, and all too often, introductory textbooks do little to make students feel at ease with the complex subject matter. Basic Chemistry Concepts and Exercises brings the wisdom of John Kenkel's more than 35 years of teaching experience to communicate the fundamentals of chemistry in a practical, d

Table of Contents

Properties and Structure of Matter. Significant Figures, the Metric System, and Dimensional Analysis. Names and Formulas of Compounds. Atomic Structure. The Periodic Table. Molecular Structure. Atomic Weight, Formula Weight, and Moles. Chemical Equations and Stoichiometry. Gases and the Gas Laws. Solutions. Chemical Equilibrium. Acids, Bases, and pH. Oxidation-Reduction Reactions. Organic Chemicals. Appendix: Answers to Homework Exercises. Index.

About the Author

John Kenkel is a chemistry instructor at Southeast Community College (SCC) in Lincoln, Nebraska. Throughout his 33-year career at SCC, he has been directly involved in the education of chemistry-based laboratory technicians in a vocational program presently named Laboratory Science Technology. He has also been heavily involved in chemistry-based laboratory technician education on a national scale, having served on a number of American Chemical Society (ACS) committees, including the Committee on Technician Activities and the Coordinating Committee for the Voluntary Industry Standards project. Kenkel has been the Principal Investigator for a series of curriculum development project grants funded by the National Science Foundation's Advanced Technological Education Program, from which three of his seven books evolved.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI013000
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCI013010
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Analytic