Atkins’ Physical Chemistry is a book that provides the readers with a comprehensive overview of Physical Chemistry, with several solved examples and insights into its practical applications.
Summary Of The Book
This ninth edition of Atkins’ Physical Chemistry is intended to provide the readers with a more refined approach to physical chemistry. The authors have provided the readers with a comprehensive overview of the subject, packed with clear-cut explanations, and detailed mathematical support. It has been presented in an easy-to-understand manner, helping the readers establish a solid base in the subject. The authors have also dedicated an entire chapter to the fundamentals of physical chemistry, which helps the students gain insights into the key principles of the field.
Divided into three parts, this book comprises 23 chapters in total. Some chapters include The Properties of Gases, The Rates of Chemical Reactions, Atomic Structure and Atomic Spectra, Statistical Thermodynamics 1: The Concepts, and Molecular Interactions. This book also provides a comprehensive overview of computational chemistry, while highlighting the impact of physical chemistry on medicine, nanoscience, astrophysics, medicine, biochemistry, and biology.
One of the most challenging aspects of physical chemistry is Mathematics. Therefore, the authors have provided detailed mathematical support, which includes a ‘Mathematical Background’ section that comprises solved examples and tests, along with a ‘Checklist of Key Equations’, at the chapter-end. This helps the readers sharpen their mathematical skills to deal with the mathematical content that is part of the subject. The readers are also explained how a certain mathematical concept can be put into practice. The authors have also included ‘Road Maps’ of important equations, which guides the readers how they can utilize these equations. The readers are also given a free ebook edition of this text. The Online Resource Center comprises material for students as well as lecturers.
About The Authors
Peter Atkins is an author, former professor, and chemist.
Atkins has written On Being: A Scientist’s Exploration Of The Great Questions of Existence, The Periodic Kingdom: A Journey Into The Land Of The Chemical Elements, and Galileo’s Finger: The Ten Great Ideas Of Science.
Atkins was born on 10th August, 1940, in Amersham, Buckingham. He discontinued attending school at the age of 15, after which he worked as a lab assistant. He then pursued his A-levels on his own, after which he earned his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from the University of Leicester. Atkins also earned his doctoral degree from the university. He has received honorary doctorates from the University of Leicester, Mendeleev University, Kazan State Technological University, and the University of Utrecht. Atkins was presented the RSC Meldola Medal in 1969.
Julio de Paula is an author and professor.
Paula has written Physical Chemistry For The Life Sciences, Elements of Physical Chemistry, and Physical Chemistry, Volume 2: Quantum Chemistry, Spectroscopy, and Statistical Thermodynamics.
Paula completed his undergraduate degree from the State University of New Jersey, majoring in Chemistry. He then obtained his doctoral degree in Chemistry from Yale University. Paula currently serves as the Professor of Chemistry, Director and Associate Vice President of Special Projects at Lewis & Clark College.
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A complete Physical Chemistry text. Note for JEE aspirants
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