Chemistry for the biosciences. The essential concepts
Jonathan Crowe and Tony Bradshaw
Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press 2010 | 542pp | ?26.99 (SB)
This second edition explains key chemical concepts to student readers, placing them in a biological context. Analogies to everyday life and self-check questions facilitate learning and understanding.
Exploring integrated science
Belal Baaquie and Frederick Willeboordse
Boca Raton, US: CRC Press 2009 | 594pp | ?42.99 (HB)
This well-written text covers topics from a wide range of subject areas not normally found in one book. Each chapter begins with a question which is explored in a progressive way, elucidating key scientific principles and concepts along the way.
The aqueous chemistry of the elements
George Schweitzer and Lester Pesterfield
Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press 2010 | 448pp | ?65.00 (HB)
This book centres on the detailed chemical behaviour of inorganic elements in aqueous solution, using the E-pH (Pourbaix) diagram as an aid to understanding.
Principles of physical chemistry
Hans Kuhn, Horst-Dieter Forsterling and David Waldeck
Hoboken, US: John Wiley 2009 | 1032pp | ?86.95 (HB)
This is the second edition of a book on general physical chemistry, first published in 2008.
Shriver and Atkins’ inorganic chemistry
Peter Atkins et al
Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press 2009 | 864pp | ?41.99 (SB)
This is a new fifth edition of an established student text on inorganic chemistry.
Modern molecular photochemistry of organic molecules
Nicholas Turro, V Ramamurthy and J C Scaiano
Sausalito, US: University Science Books 2010 | 1120pp | ?48.99 (HB)
An extensive revision of Turro’s classic text Modern molecular photochemistry, presenting the mechanisms of organic photoreactions and the photochemistry of the basic functional groups of organic molecules.
The basics of crystallography and diffraction
Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press 2009 | 416pp | ?60.00 (HB)
This book is a third revised and expanded edition of a book first published in 1997 as part of the series of International Union of Crystallography texts. It provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to crystallography and diffraction.
Atkins’ physical chemistry
Peter Atkins and Julio de Paula
Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press 2009 | 1008pp | ?43.99 (HB)
This is the ninth edition of a well established authoritative text on physical chemistry.
Introduction to surface chemistry and catalysis
Gabor Somorjai and Yimin Li
Chichester, UK: John Wiley 2010 | 787pp | ?100.50 (HB)
This is the second edition of a book first published in 1997. It has been extensively revised, especially in the area of nanoparticles.
Catherine Housecroft and Edwin Constable
Harlow, UK: Pearson Education 2010 | 1517pp | ?44.95 (SB)
This is the fourth edition of a general textbook for first year undergraduate chemistry, first published in 1997.
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