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Author Thompson, Robert Bruce.

Title Illustrated guide to home chemistry experiments : all lab, no lecture / Robert Bruce Thompson.

Publication Info. Beijing ; Cambridge : Make:Books/O'Reilly, [2008]


Location Call No. Status
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  540.78 THOMPSON    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  540.78 THOMPSON    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description xv, 415 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Series DIY science
DIY science.
Note "Includes complete illustrated guide to setting up your home laboratory, equipment lists and instructions, comprehensive charts and photographs, dozens of experiments you can try at home"--Cover.
Includes index.
Contents Introduction -- Laboratory safety -- Equipping a home chemistry lab -- Chemicals for the home chemistry lab -- Mastering laboratory skills -- Laboratory : Separating mixtures -- Solubility and solutions -- Colligative properties of solutions -- Introduction to chemical reactions and stoichiometry -- Reduction-oxidation (Redox) reactions -- Acid-base chemistry -- Chemical kinetics -- Chemical equilibrium and Le Chateller's principle -- Gas chemistry -- Thermochemistry and calorimetry -- Electrochemistry -- Photochemistry -- Colloids and suspensions -- Qualitative analysis -- Quantitative analysis -- Synthesis of useful compounds -- Forensic chemistry.
Summary Provides information on setting up an in-home chemistry lab, covers the basics of chemistry, and offers a variety of experiments.
Subject Chemistry -- Experiments.
Chemistry -- Laboratory manuals.
Chemistry -- Popular works.
ISBN 9780596514921 paperback
0596514921 paperback
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