Physical Chemistry 8th edition

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Peter Atkins and Julio de Paula
Publisher: W. H. Freeman


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  • Chapter 1: The Properties of Gases
    • Discussion Questions
    • Exercises (18)
    • Problems (5)

  • Chapter 2: The First Law
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    • Exercises (22)
    • Problems (2)

  • Chapter 3: The Second Law
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    • Exercises (20)
    • Problems (13)

  • Chapter 4: Physical Transformations of Pure Substances
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    • Exercises (10)
    • Problems (6)

  • Chapter 5: Simple Mixtures
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    • Exercises (17)
    • Problems (3)

  • Chapter 6: Phase Diagrams
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    • Exercises (9)
    • Problems (1)

  • Chapter 7: Chemical Equilibrium
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    • Exercises (15)
    • Problems (5)

  • Chapter 8: Quantum Theory: Introduction and Principles
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    • Exercises (12)
    • Problems (7)

  • Chapter 9: Quantum Theory: Techniques and Applications
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    • Exercises (13)
    • Problems (2)

  • Chapter 10: Atomic Structure and Atomic Spectra
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    • Exercises (5)
    • Problems (5)

  • Chapter 11: Molecular Structure
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    • Exercises (13)
    • Problems (7)

  • Chapter 12: Molecular Symmetry
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    • Exercises (6)
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  • Chapter 13: Molecular Spectroscopy 1: Rotational and Vibrational Spectra
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    • Exercises (24)
    • Problems (2)

  • Chapter 14: Molecular Spectroscopy 2: Electronic Transitions
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    • Exercises (11)
    • Problems (9)

  • Chapter 15: Molecular Spectroscopy 3: Magnetic Resonance
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    • Exercises (16)
    • Problems (4)

  • Chapter 16: Statistical Thermodynamics 1:The Concepts
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    • Exercises (11)
    • Problems (5)

  • Chapter 17: Statistical Thermodynamics 2: Applications
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    • Exercises (14)
    • Problems (7)

  • Chapter 18: Molecular Interactions
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    • Exercises (12)
    • Problems (8)

  • Chapter 19: Materials 1: Macromolecules and Aggregates
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    • Exercises (11)
    • Problems (10)

  • Chapter 20: Materials 2: The Solid State
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    • Exercises (17)
    • Problems (3)

  • Chapter 21: Molecules in Motion
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    • Exercises (30)
    • Problems (7)

  • Chapter 22: The Rates of Chemical Reactions
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    • Exercises (14)
    • Problems (10)

  • Chapter 23: The Kinetics of Complex Reactions
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    • Exercises (7)
    • Problems (14)

  • Chapter 24: Molecular Reaction Dynamics
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    • Exercises (15)
    • Problems (5)

  • Chapter 25: Processes at Solid Surfaces
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    • Exercises (23)
    • Problems (1)

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Group Quantity Questions
Chapter 1: The Properties of Gases
1.E 18 001a 002a 003a 004a 005a 006a 008a 009a 010a 011a 013a 014a 015a 016a 017a 018a 019a 022a
1.P 5 002 006 012 026 028
Chapter 2: The First Law
2.E 22 001a 002a 003a 004a 005a 006a 007a 008a 009a 010a 011a 012a 013a 014a 015a 016a 019a 022a 025a 026a 032a 033a
2.P 2 002 040a
Chapter 3: The Second Law
3.E 20 001a 002a 003a 004a 005a 006a 007a 008a 011a 012a 013a 014a 015a 016a 017a 018a 019a 020a 021a 022a
3.P 13 002 006 008 010 012 014 016 018 036 038 040 042 044
Chapter 4: Physical Transformations of Pure Substances
4.E 10 001a 002a 003a 004a 005a 006a 007a 008a 009a 010a
4.P 6 002 004 006 008 012 016
Chapter 5: Simple Mixtures
5.E 17 001a 002a 003a 004a 005a 006a 007a 008a 009a 011a 012a 013a 014a 015a 016a 017a 018a
5.P 3 002 024 030
Chapter 6: Phase Diagrams
6.E 9 001a 002a 003a 004a 005a 006a 007a 008a 017a
6.P 1 020
Chapter 7: Chemical Equilibrium
7.E 15 001a 002a 003a 004a 005a 006a 007a 009a 010a 011a 012a 013a 016a 017a 018a
7.P 5 002 006 008 014 032
Chapter 8: Quantum Theory: Introduction and Principles
8.E 12 001a 002a 003a 004a 005a 006a 007a 008a 009a 010a 012a 013a
8.P 7 002 004 016 018 020 026 028
Chapter 9: Quantum Theory: Techniques and Applications
9.E 13 001a 002a 006a 007a 008a 009a 010a 011a 012a 014a 015a 016a 017a
9.P 2 004 032
Chapter 10: Atomic Structure and Atomic Spectra
10.E 5 001a 004a 011a 014a 017a
10.P 5 002 004 008 010 022
Chapter 11: Molecular Structure
11.E 13 001a 002a 003a 004a 005a 006a 007a 008a 009a 010a 011a 012a 013a
11.P 7 002 004 006 008 010 012 014
Chapter 12: Molecular Symmetry
12.E 6 002a 008a 009a 010a 011a 012a
Chapter 13: Molecular Spectroscopy 1: Rotational and Vibrational Spectra
13.E 24 001a 002a 003a 004a 005a 006a 007a 008a 009a 010a 011a 012a 013a 014a 015a 016a 017a 018a 019a 020a 021a 022a 023a 024a
13.P 2 002 006
Chapter 14: Molecular Spectroscopy 2: Electronic Transitions
14.E 11 001a 002a 003a 004a 005a 006a 007a 008a 009a 010a 011a
14.P 9 002 004 006 008 010 012 022 026 028
Chapter 15: Molecular Spectroscopy 3: Magnetic Resonance
15.E 16 001a 002a 003a 004a 005a 007a 008a 009a 011a 015a 016a 017a 018a 019a 021a 022a
15.P 4 002 004 008 026
Chapter 16: Statistical Thermodynamics 1:The Concepts
16.E 11 001a 002a 004a 005a 006a 007a 008a 009a 010a 011a 012a
16.P 5 002 004 006 008 010
Chapter 17: Statistical Thermodynamics 2: Applications
17.E 14 001a 002a 003a 004a 005a 006a 007a 008a 009a 010a 011a 012a 013a 014a
17.P 7 002 004 006 008 010 022 026
Chapter 18: Molecular Interactions
18.E 12 001a 002a 003a 004a 005a 006a 007a 008a 009a 010a 011a 012a
18.P 8 002 004 006 008 012 014 018 022
Chapter 19: Materials 1: Macromolecules and Aggregates
19.E 11 001a 002a 003a 004a 006a 007a 008a 009a 010a 011a 012a
19.P 10 002 004 006 008 010 018 024 026 028 032
Chapter 20: Materials 2: The Solid State
20.E 17 001a 002a 004a 005a 006a 007a 009a 011a 016a 018a 020a 023a 024a 026a 028a 031a 032a
20.P 3 002 008 010
Chapter 21: Molecules in Motion
21.E 30 001a 002a 003a 004a 005a 006a 007a 008a 009a 010a 011a 012a 013a 014a 015a 016a 017a 018a 019a 020a 021a 022a 023a 024a 025a 026a 027a 028a 029a 031a
21.P 7 002 004 006 008 010 018 040
Chapter 22: The Rates of Chemical Reactions
22.E 14 001a 002a 003a 004a 005a 006a 007a 008a 009a 010a 011a 013a 014a 016a
22.P 10 002 004 006 008 010 018 030 034 038 040
Chapter 23: The Kinetics of Complex Reactions
23.E 7 001a 003a 004a 005a 006a 007a 008a
23.P 14 002 006 008 010 012 014 016 018 020 024 028 030 032 034
Chapter 24: Molecular Reaction Dynamics
24.E 15 001a 002a 003a 004a 005a 006a 007a 008a 009a 010a 012a 013a 014a 015a 17a
24.P 5 002 004 010 012 024
Chapter 25: Processes at Solid Surfaces
25.E 23 001a 002a 003a 004a 005a 006a 008a 009a 010a 011a 013a 014a 015a 016a 020a 021a 022a 024a 026a 027a 028a 031a 032a
25.P 1 002
Total 506