Logo - springer
Slogan - springer

Chemistry - Physical Chemistry | Modern Physical Chemistry - A Molecular Approach

Modern Physical Chemistry

A Molecular Approach

Duffey, G.H.

2000, XII, 554 p.

Available Formats:
eBook
Information

Springer eBooks may be purchased by end-customers only and are sold without copy protection (DRM free). Instead, all eBooks include personalized watermarks. This means you can read the Springer eBooks across numerous devices such as Laptops, eReaders, and tablets.

You can pay for Springer eBooks with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

After the purchase you can directly download the eBook file or read it online in our Springer eBook Reader. Furthermore your eBook will be stored in your MySpringer account. So you can always re-download your eBooks.

 
$129.00

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-1-4615-4297-1

digitally watermarked, no DRM

Included Format: PDF

download immediately after purchase


learn more about Springer eBooks

add to marked items

Hardcover
Information

Hardcover version

You can pay for Springer Books with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

Standard shipping is free of charge for individual customers.

 
$199.00

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-0-306-46395-2

free shipping for individuals worldwide

usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days


add to marked items

Softcover
Information

Softcover (also known as softback) version.

You can pay for Springer Books with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

Standard shipping is free of charge for individual customers.

 
$169.00

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-1-4613-6928-8

free shipping for individuals worldwide

usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days


add to marked items

  • About this book

In this new textbook on physical chemistry, fundamentals are introduced simply yet in more depth than is common. Topics are arranged in a progressive pattern, with simpler theory early and more complicated theory later. General principles are induced from key experimental results. Some mathematical background is supplied where it would be helpful.
Each chapter includes worked-out examples and numerous references. Extensive problems, review, and discussion questions are included for each chapter.
More detail than is common is devoted to the nature of work and heat and how they differ. Introductory Caratheodory theory and the standard integrating factor for dGrev are carefully developed. The fundamental role played by uncertainty and symmetry in quantum mechanics is emphasized. In chemical kinetics, various methods for determined rate laws are presented. The key mechanisms are detailed. Considerable statistical mechanics and reaction rate theory are then surveyed.
Professor Duffey has given us a most readable, easily followed text in physical chemistry.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » chemistry - electrochemistry - entropy - molecule - physical chemistry - thermodynamics

Related subjects » Atomic, Molecular, Optical & Plasma Physics - Biochemistry & Biophysics - Industrial Chemistry and Chemical Engineering - Physical Chemistry

Table of contents 

Preface and Acknowledgments. 1. Structure in Solids. 2. Structure in Molecules and Atoms. 3. Gases and Collective Properties. 4. The First Law for Energy. 5. Entropy and the Second Law. 6. Relationships between Phases. 7. Relationships among Reactants. 8. Equilibria in Condensed Phases. 9. Electrochemistry. 10. Basic Quantum Mechanics. 11. Free Rotational and Angular Motion. 12. Vibrational and Radial Motion. 13. Analyzing Organized Structures. 14. States of Molecular Electrons. 15. Phenomenological Chemical Kinetics. 16. Explanatory Mechanisms. 17. Statistical Thermodynamics. 18. Reaction Rate Theory. 19. Photochemistry. Glossary. Appendix 1: Fundamental Units. Appendix 2: Derived Units. Appendix 3: Physical Constants. Appendix 4: Primitive Character Vectors and Basis Functions for Important Symmetry Groups. Index.

Popular Content within this publication 

 

Articles

Read this Book on Springerlink

Services for this book

New Book Alert

Get alerted on new Springer publications in the subject area of Physical Chemistry.