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Research and Markets: Elements of Environmental Chemistry - CourseSmart: A Practical Approach to Environmental Chemistry

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DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bv53gn/elements_of) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book 'Elements of Environmental Chemistry. CourseSmart' to their offering.

A Practical Approach to Environmental Chemistry:

Providing readers with the fundamentals of environmental chemistry and a toolbox for putting them into practice, Elements of Environmental Chemistry, Second Edition is a concise, accessible, and hands-on volume designed for students and professionals working in the chemical and environmental sciences.

Tutorial in style, this book fully incorporates real-world problems and extensive end-of-chapter problem sets to immerse the reader in the field. Chapters cover mass balance, chemical kinetics, carbon dioxide equilibria, pesticide structures and much more. Extensively revised, updated, and expanded, this Second Edition includes new chapters on atmospheric chemistry, climate change, and polychlorinated biphenyls and dioxins, and brominated flame retardants. In addition, new practice problems and a helpful tutorial on organic chemistry names and structures have been added to improve both the scope and accessibility of the book.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Simple tool skills

2. Mass balance and kinetics

3. Atmospheric chemistry

4. Climate change and greenhouse effect

5. Carbon dioxide equilibria

6. Pesticides, mercury, and lead

7. Fates or organic compounds

8. PCBs, dioxins, and flame retardants

A. Primer on organic structures and names

B. Answers to the problem set

C. Periodic table of the elements

Authors:

  • Ronald A. Hites.
  • Jonathan D. Raff.

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bv53gn/elements_of

Source: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

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