Oxford International AQA Examinations: International A Level Chemistry
$48.12

Oxford International AQA Examinations: International A Level Chemistry

By Ted Lister, Janet Renshaw
US$ 48.12
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Book Description

The only textbook that completely covers the Oxford AQA International AS & A Level Chemistry specification (9620), for first teaching in September 2016.

Written by experienced authors, the engaging, international approach ensures a thorough understanding of complex concepts and provides exam-focused practice to build exam confidence. Help students develop the scientific, mathematical and practical skills and knowledge needed for Oxford AQA assessment success and the step up to university. Ensure students understand the bigger picture, supporting their progression to further study, with synoptic links and a focus on how scientists and engineers
apply their knowledge in real life.

Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title Page
  • Contents
  • AS/A Level course structure
  • How to use this book
  • Section 1 AS Physical chemistry 1
    • 1 Atomic structure
      • 1.1 Fundamental particles
      • 1.2 Mass number, atomic number, and isotopes
      • 1.3 The mass spectrometer
      • 1.4 The arrangement of the electrons
      • 1.5 More about electron arrangements in atoms
      • 1.6 Electron arrangements and ionisation energy
      • Practice questions
    • 2 Amount of substance
      • 2.1 Relative atomic and molecular masses, the Avogadro constant,and the mole
      • 2.2 Moles in solutions
      • 2.3 The ideal gas equation
      • 2.4 Empirical and molecular formulae
      • 2.5 Balanced equations and related calculations
      • 2.6 Balanced equations, atom economies, and percentage yields
      • Practice questions
    • 3 Bonding
      • 3.1 The nature of ionic bonding
      • 3.2 Covalent bonding
      • 3.3 Metallic bonding
      • 3.4 Bonding and physical properties
      • 3.5 The shapes of molecules and ions
      • 3.6 Electronegativity – bond polarity in covalent bonds
      • 3.7 Forces acting between molecules
      • Practice questions
    • 4 Energetics
      • 4.1 Endothermic and exothermic reactions
      • 4.2 Enthalpy
      • 4.3 Measuring enthalpy changes – calorimetry
      • 4.4 Hess’s law
      • 4.5 Enthalpy changes of combustion
      • 4.6 Representing thermochemical cycles
      • 4.7 Bond enthalpies
      • Practice questions
    • 5 Kinetics
      • 5.1 Collision theory
      • 5.2 The Maxwell–Boltzmann distribution
      • 5.3 Catalysts
      • Practice questions
    • 6 Equilibria
      • 6.1 The idea of equilibrium
      • 6.2 Changing the conditions of an equilibrium reaction
      • 6.3 The equilibrium constant Kc
      • 6.4 Calculations using equilibrium constant expressions
      • 6.5 The effect of changing conditionson equilibria
      • Practice questions
    • 7 Oxidation, reduction, and redox reactions
      • 7.1 Oxidation and reduction
      • 7.2 Oxidation states
      • 7.3 Redox equations
      • Practice questions
    • Section 1 practice questions
    • Section 1 summary
  • Section 2 AS Inorganic chemistry 1
    • 8 Periodicity
      • 8.1 The Periodic Table
      • 8.2 Trends in the properties of elements of Period 3
      • 8.3 More trends in the properties of the elements of Period 3
      • 8.4 A closer look at ionisation energies
      • Practice questions
    • 9 Group 2, the alkaline earth metals
      • 9.1 The physical and chemicalproperties of Group 2
      • Practice questions
    • 10 Group 7(17), the halogens
      • 10.1 The halogens
      • 10.2 The chemical reactions of the halogens
      • 10.3 Reactions of halide ions
      • 10.4 Uses of chlorine
      • Practice questions
      • Section 2 practice questions
      • Section 2 summary
  • Section 3 AS Organic chemistry 1
    • 11 Introduction to organic chemistry
      • 11.1 Carbon compounds
      • 11.2 Nomenclature – naming organic compounds
      • 11.3 Isomerism
      • Practice questions
    • 12 Alkanes
      • 12.1 Alkanes
      • 12.2 Fractional distillation of crude oil
      • 12.3 Industrial cracking
      • 12.4 Combustion of alkanes
      • 12.5 The formation of halogenoalkanes
      • Practice questions
    • 13 Halogenoalkanes
      • 13.1 Halogenoalkanes – introduction
      • 13.2 Nucleophilic substitution in halogenoalkanes
      • 13.3 Elimination reactions in halogenoalkanes
      • Practice questions
    • 14 Alkenes
      • 14.1 Alkenes
      • 14.2 Reactions of alkenes
      • 14.3 Addition polymers
      • 14.4 Epoxyethane
      • Practice questions
    • 15 Alcohols
      • 15.1 Alcohols – introduction
      • 15.2 The reactions of alcohols
      • Practice questions
    • 16 Organic analysis
      • 16.1 Test-tube reactions
      • 16.2 Mass spectrometry
      • 16.3 Infrared spectroscopy
      • Practice questions
    • Section 3 practice questions
    • Section 3 summary
  • Section 4 A2 Physical chemistry 2
    • 17 Thermodynamics
      • 17.1 Enthalpy change
      • 17.2 Born–Haber cycles
      • 17.3 More enthalpy changes
      • 17.4 Why do chemical reactions take place?
      • Practice Questions
    • 18 Kinetics
      • 18.1 The rate of chemical reactions
      • 18.2 The rate expression and order of reaction
      • 18.3 The Arrhenius equation
      • 18.4 Determining the rate equation
      • 18.5 The rate-determining step
      • Practice questions
    • 19 Equilibrium constant Kp
      • 19.1 Equilibrium constant Kp for homogeneous systems
      • Practice questions
    • 20 Electrode potentials and electrochemical cells
      • 20.1 Electrode potentials and the electrochemical series
      • 20.2 Predicting the direction of redox reactions
      • 20.3 Electrochemical cells
      • Practice questions
    • 21 Acids, bases, and buffers
      • 21.1 Defining an acid
      • 21.2 The pH scale
      • 21.3 Weak acids and bases
      • 21.4 Acid−base titrations
      • 21.5 Choice of indicators for titrations
      • 21.6 Buffer solutions
      • Practice questions
    • Section 4 practice questions
    • Section 4 summary
  • Section 5 A2 Inorganic chemistry 2
    • 22 Periodicity
      • 22.1 Reactions of Period 3 elements
      • 22.2 The oxides of elements in Period 3
      • 22.3 The acidic/basic natureof the Period 3 oxides
      • 22.4 The chlorides of the Period 3 elements
      • Practice questions
    • 23 The transition metals
      • 23.1 The general properties of transition metals
      • 23.2 Complex formation and the shape of complex ions
      • 23.3 Coloured ions
      • 23.4 Variable oxidation states of transition elements
      • 23.5 Catalysis
      • Practice questions
    • 24 Reactions of inorganic compounds in aqueous solutions
      • 24.1 The acid–base chemistry of aqueous transition metal ions
      • 24.2 Ligand substitution reactions
      • 24.3 A summary of acid–base and substitution reactions of somemetal ions
      • Practice questions
    • Section 5 practice questions
    • Section 5 summary
  • Section 6 A2 Organic chemistry 2
    • 25 Nomenclature and isomerism
      • 25.1 Naming organic compounds
      • 25.2 Optical isomerism
      • 25.3 Synthesis of optically active compounds
      • Practice questions
    • 26 Compounds containing the carbonyl group
      • 26.1 Introduction to aldehydes and ketones
      • 26.2 Reactions of the carbonyl group in aldehydes and ketones
      • 26.3 Carboxylic acids and esters
      • 26.4 Reactions of carboxylic acids and esters
      • 26.5 Acylation
      • Practice questions
    • 27 Aromatic chemistry
      • 27.1 Introduction to arenes
      • 27.2 Arenes – physical properties,naming, and reactivity
      • 27.3 Reactions of arenes
      • 27.4 Further reactions of arenes
      • Practice questions
    • 28 Amines
      • 28.1 Introduction to amines
      • 28.2 The properties of amines as bases
      • 28.3 Amines as nucleophiles and their synthesis
      • Practice questions
    • 29 Polymerisation
      • 29.1 Condensation polymers
      • Practice questions
    • 30 Amino acids and proteins
      • 30.1 Introduction to amino acids
      • 30.2 Peptides, polypeptides, and proteins
      • 30.3 The action of anti-cancer drugs
      • Practice questions
    • 31 Organic synthesis and analysis
      • 31.1 Synthetic routes
      • 31.2 Organic analysis
      • Practice questions
    • 32 Structure determination
      • 32.1 Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy
      • 32.2 Proton NMR
      • 32.3 Interpreting proton, 1H, NMR spectra
      • Practice questions
    • 33 Chromatography
      • 33.1 Chromatography
      • Practice questions
    • Section 6 practice questions
    • Section 6 summary
    • A level additional practice questions
  • Section 7 Practical skills
  • Section 8 Mathematical skills
  • Data
  • Periodic Table
  • Glossary
  • Answers to summary questions
  • Index
  • Back Cover
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