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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.


Part I: Fundamental Concepts 1 Chapter 1: Getting Started with the Fundamental Concepts 3 Chapter 2: Concentration Units 13 Chapter 3: Thermodynamic Basis of Equilibrium 33 Chapter 4: Manipulating Equilibria 67 Part II: Solution of Chemical Equilibrium Problems 87 Chapter 5: Getting Started with the Solution of Chemical Equilibrium Problems 89 Chapter 6: Setting Up Chemical Equilibrium Problems 97 Chapter 7: Algebraic Solution Techniques 121 Chapter 8: Graphical Solution Techniques 141 Chapter 9: Computer Solution Techniques 171 Part III: Acid-Base Equilibria in Homogenous Aqueous Systems 191 Chapter 10: Getting Started with Acid-Base Equilibria in Homogeneous Aqueous Systems 193 Chapter 11: Acids and Bases 203 Chapter 12: Titrations 229 Chapter 13: Alkalinity and Acidity 267 Part IV: Other Equilibria in Homogeneous Aqueous Systems 295 Chapter 14: Getting Started with Other Equilibria in Homogeneous Aqueous Systems 297 Chapter 15: Complexation 305 Chapter 16: Oxidation and Reduction 337 Part V: Heterogeneous Systems 383 Chapter 17: Getting Started with Heterogeneous Systems 385 Chapter 18: Gas-Liquid Equilibria 391 Chapter 19: Solid-Liquid Equilibria and the Aquatic Chemistry of Surfaces 417 Part VI: Beyond Dilute Systems at Equilibrium 459 Chapter 20: Getting Started with Beyond Dilute Solutions at Equilibrium 461 Chapter 21: Thermodynamics Revisited: The Effects of Ionic Strength, Temperature, and Pressure 467 Chapter 22: Chemical Kinetics of Aquatic Systems 491 Chapter 23: Putting It All Together: Integrated Chemistry in Aquatic Systems 519 Appendices 537 Appendix A: Background Information 537 Appendix B: A Comparison of Steady State and the Equilibrium State 543 Appendix C: Summary of Procedures 547 Appendix D: Selected Chemical Equilibria 555 Appendix E: Animations 567 Appendix F: Nanoql (also on CD) 573 References 577 Index 581

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780471413868
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 600
  • ID: 9780471413868
  • weight: 1414
  • ISBN10: 0471413860

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