Chemistry: Structure and Properties, 3rd edition

  • Nivaldo J. Tro

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Published by Pearson (July 10th 2023) - Copyright © 2024

ISBN-13: 9780138095505

Subject: Chemistry

Category: General Chemistry

Table of contents

E Essentials: Units, Measurement, and Problem Solving

  1. Atoms
  2. The Quantum-Mechanical Model of the Atom
  3. Periodic Properties of the Elements
  4. Molecules and Compounds
  5. Chemical Bonding I: Drawing Lewis Structures and Determining Molecular Shapes
  6. Chemical Bonding II: Valence Bond Theory and Molecular Orbital Theory
  7. Chemical Reactions and Chemical Quantities
  8. Introduction to Solutions and Aqueous Reactions
  9. Thermochemistry
  10. Gases
  11. Liquids, Solids, and Intermolecular Forces
  12. Crystalline Solids and Modern Materials
  13. Solutions
  14. Chemical Kinetics
  15. Chemical Equilibrium
  16. Acids and Bases
  17. Aqueous Ionic Equilibrium
  18. Free Energy and Thermodynamics
  19. Electrochemistry
  20. Radioactivity and Nuclear Chemistry
  21. Organic Chemistry
  22. Transition Metals and Coordination Compounds


  1. Common Mathematical Operations in Chemistry
  2. Useful Data
  3. Answers to Selected End-of-Chapter Problems
  4. Answers to In-Chapter Practice Problems

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