Chemistry in Your Environment - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781898563037

Chemistry in Your Environment

1st Edition

User-Friendly, Simplified Science

Authors: J Barrett
Paperback ISBN: 9781898563037
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 1st November 1994
Page Count: 250
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Description

Chemistry in everyday life; Chemistry explained; Radiation and radioactivity; Air: The earth’s atmosphere; The earth’s major metals; Fire and the fossil fuels; Water; Some important substances and materials; Food and life; Drugs and health; Chemistry: History and concepts.

Key Features

  • Provides a comprehensive discussion of the impact of the science of chemistry upon our quality of life
  • Delivers examples of the significance and importance of selected chemical elements and compounds in our daily lives
  • Discusses how the physical sciences of physics, metallurgy, geology and engineering have contributed and applied their scientific principles to our use of the Earth’s resources

Readership

All those who wish or need to know about the impact of modern chemistry upon the Earth s environment and the quality of life itself

Table of Contents

Chemistry in everyday life; Chemistry explained; Radiation and radioactivity; Air: The earth’s atmosphere; The earth’s major metals; Fire and the fossil fuels; Water; Some important substances and materials; Food and life; Drugs and health; Chemistry: History and concepts.

Details

No. of pages:
250
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 1995
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
Paperback ISBN:
9781898563037

About the Author

J Barrett

Jack Barrett Imperial College, UK.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of London, UK

Reviews

An admirable simple course on chemistry demanding concentration which will be rewarded., New Scientist
A super book which I thoroughly recommend. Pundits often get things wrong because so many of them are seriously chemically challenged. I suggest you welcome a large dose., The Reporter