Maths for Chemistry

Maths for Chemistry

A Chemist's Toolkit of Calculations

Book - 2010
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Mathematical skills and concepts lie at the heart of chemistry, yet they are an aspect of the subject that students fear the most.Maths for Chemistry recognizes the reality of chemical education today, and the challenges faced by many students in equipping themselves with the maths skills necessary to gain a full understanding of chemistry. Working from basic yet essential principles, the book builds the student's confidenceby leading them through the subject in a steady, progressive way from basic algebra to quantum mathematics.Opening with an introduction to the 'language' of maths and fundamental rules of algebra, the book goes on to cover powers, indices, logs and exponential functions, graphical functions, and trigonometry, before leading the student through both differentiation and integration and on to quantummathematics.With its modular structure, the book presents material in short, manageable sections to keep the content as accessible and readily digestible as possible. Maths for Chemistry is the perfect introduction to the essential mathematical concepts which all chemistry students should master.Online Resource CentreThe Online Resource Centre to accompany Maths for Chemistry features:For students:* Multiple choice questionsFor lecturers:* Figures from the book available to download, to facilitate lecture preparation* Solutions to end of chapter problems, to aid assessment
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780199541294
Branch Call Number: 510.2454 M749m 2010
Characteristics: xviii, 542 p. : ill. 25 cm


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