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An Atoms-First Introduction to Chemistry

Homework system included
By: 
David W. Ball
Version: 
2.0
Published: 
January 2019
Page Count: 
590
Online Ebook Price: 
$34.95
Full Color Book + Online Ebook Price: 
$59.95
ISBN: 
978-1-4533-9565-3

This textbook is suitable for the following courses: Introduction to Chemistry, Basic Chemistry and Preparatory Chemistry

Atoms-First Introduction to Chemistry is the perfect foundation for the student who needs a refresher on high school chemistry before enrolling in college-level general chemistry. It starts with the atomic-structure, the fundamental building block of matter, and uses it as a base to introduce more complex chemistry topics. It presents a complete story of basic chemistry, beginning with the atom.

  • Atoms-first organization
  • Optional coverage of polymers

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David ball

David W. Ball Cleveland State University

Dr. Ball is a professor of chemistry at Cleveland State University in Ohio. He earned his Ph.D. from Rice University in Houston, Texas. His specialty is physical chemistry, which he teaches at the undergraduate and graduate levels. About 50 percent of his teaching is in general chemistry: chemistry for nonscience majors, GOB, and general chemistry for science and engineering majors. In addition to this text, he is the author of a math review book for general chemistry students, a physical chemistry textbook with accompanying student and instructor solutions manuals, and two books on spectroscopy (published by SPIE Press). He is coauthor of a general chemistry textbook (with Dan Reger and Scott Goode), whose third edition was published in January 2009. His publication list includes over 220 items, evenly distributed between research papers and articles of educational interest.
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