A Problem Solving Approach to Aquatic Chemistry

A Problem Solving Approach to Aquatic Chemistry

By: James N. Jensen (author)Hardback

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This text provides a detailed introduction to aquatic equilibrium chemistry, calculation methods for systems at equilibrium, applications of aquatic chemistry, and chemical kinetics. Software designed especially for the text allows the reader to build complex models by applying equilibrium calculation principles. Important features include material-specific and integrated case studies, thought-provoking questions, key ideas, and historical sketches.

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PART I: FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS. Getting Started with the Fundamental Concepts. Concentration Units. Thermodynamic Basis of Equilibrium. Manipulating Equilibria. PART II: SOLUTION OF CHEMICAL EQUILIBRIUM PROBLEMS. Getting Started with the Solution of Chemical Equilibrium Problems. Setting Up Chemical Equilibrium Problems. Algebraic Solution Techniques. Graphical Solution Techniques. Computer Solution Techniques. PART III: ACID-BASE EQUILIBRIA IN HOMOGENOUS AQUEOUS SYSTEMS. Getting Started with Acid-Base Equilibria in Homogenous Aqueous Systems. Acids and Bases. Titrations. Alkalinity and Acidity. PART IV: OTHER EQUILIBRIA IN HOMGENOUS AQUEOUS SYSTEMS. Getting Started with Other Equilibria in Homogenous Aqueous Systems. Complexation. Oxidation and Reduction. PART V: HETEROGENOUS SYSTEMS. Getting Started with Heterogeneous Systems. Gas-Liquid Equilibria. Solid-Liquid Equilibria and the Aquatic Chemistry of Surfaces. PART VI: BEYOND DILUTE SYSTEMS AT EQUILIBRIUM. Getting Started with Beyond Dilute Systems at Equilibrium. Thermodynamics Revisited. Chemical Kinetics of Aquatic Systems. Putting It All Together: Integrated Chemistry of Aquatic Systems. APPENDICES. Appendix A: Background Information. Appendix B: Equilibrium and Steady State. Appendix C: Summary of Procedures. Appendix D: Selected Chemical Equilibrium Constants. Appendix E: Animations and Example Computer Files. Appendix F: Nanoql (also on CD). References. Index.

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  • publication date: 27/02/2003
  • ISBN13: 9780471413868
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 600
  • ID: 9780471413868
  • weight: 1514
  • ISBN10: 0471413860

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