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Título: Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)
Editorial: Prentice Hall
Año de publicación: 2014
Condición del libro: New
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Sinopsis: See how chemistry is relevant to your life
Now in its fifth edition, Introductory Chemistry continues to foster deep engagement in the course by showing how chemistry manifests in your daily life. Author Nivaldo Tro draws upon his classroom experience as an award-winning instructor to extend chemistry from the laboratory to your world, with relevant applications and a captivating writing style. Closely integrated with the fifth edition of Introductory Chemistry, MasteringChemistry ® gives you the tools you need to succeed in this course.
This program provides you a better learning experience. It will help you to:
? Personalize learning with MasteringChemistry®: This data-validated online homework, tutorial, and assessment program helps you quickly master concepts, and enables instructors to provide timely intervention when necessary.Note: If you are purchasing the standalone text or electronic version, MasteringChemistry does not come automatically packaged with the text. To purchase MasteringChemistry please visit: www.masteringchemistry.com or you can purchase a package of the physical text + MasteringChemistry by searching for 9780321910073 / 0321910079. MasteringChemistry is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor.
? Achieve deep conceptual understanding: Several new Conceptual Checkpoints and Self- Assessment Quizzes help you better grasp key concepts.
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? Maintain interest in chemistry: The inclusion of concrete examples of key ideas throughout the program keeps you engaged in the material.
Biografía del autor: Nivaldo Tro is currently chair of the department of chemistry at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California, where he has been a faculty member since 1990. He received his B.A degree in chemistry from Westmont College and earned a Ph.D. in chemistry from Stanford University, for work on developing and using optical techniques to study the adsorption and desorption of molecules to and from surfaces in ultrahigh vacuum. He then went on to the University of California at Berkeley, where he did post-doctoral research on ultra-fast reaction dynamics in solution. Since coming to Westmont, Professor Tro has been awarded grants from the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund, from Research Corporation, and from the National Science Foundation to study the dynamics of various processes occurring in thin adlayer films adsorbed on dielectric surfaces. Honored as Westmont?s outstanding teacher of the year in 1994, 2001, and 2008, he was also named the college?s outstanding researcher of the year in 1996. Professor Tro lives in Santa Barbara with his wife, Ann, and their four children, Michael, Alicia, Kyle, and Kaden. For leisure, he enjoys reading, writing, snowboarding, biking, and other outdoor activities with his family.
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