AQA Chemistry: A Level
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AQA Chemistry: A Level

By Ted Lister, Janet Renshaw
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Book Description

Please note this title is suitable for any student studying: Exam Board: AQA Level: A Level Subject: Chemistry First teaching: September 2015 First exams: June 2017 Fully revised and updated for the new linear qualification, written and checked by curriculum and specification experts, this Student Book supports and extends students through the new course whilst delivering the maths, practical and synoptic skills needed to succeed in the new A Levels and beyond. The
book uses clear straightforward explanations to develop real subject knowledge and allow students to link ideas together, while developing essential exam skills.

Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title Page
  • AS/A Level course structure
  • Contents
  • How to use this book
  • Kerboodle
  • Section 1 Physical chemistry 1
    • 1 Atomic structure
      • 1.1 Fundamental particles
      • 1.2 Mass number, atomic number,and isotopes
      • 1.3 The arrangement of the electrons
      • 1.4 The mass spectrometer
      • 1.5 More about electron arrangements in atoms
      • 1.6 Electron arrangements and ionisation energy
    • 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
    • 3 Bonding
      • 3.1 The nature of ionic bonding
      • 3.2 Covalent bonding
      • 3.3 Metallic bonding
      • 3.4 Electronegativity – bond polarity in covalent bonds
      • 3.5 Forces acting between molecules
      • 3.6 The shapes of molecules and ions
      • 3.7 Bonding and physical properties
    • 4 Energetics
      • 4.1 Endothermic and exothermic reactions
      • 4.2 Enthalpy
      • 4.3 Measuring enthalpy changes
      • 4.4 Hess’s law
      • 4.5 Enthalpy changes of combustion
      • 4.6 Representing thermochemical cycles
      • 4.7 Bond enthalpies
    • 5 Kinetics
      • 5.1 Collision theory
      • 5.2 The Maxwell–Boltzmann distribution
      • 5.3 Catalysts
    • 6 Equilibria
      • 6.1 The idea of equilibrium
      • 6.2 Changing the conditions of an equilibrium reaction
      • 6.3 Equilibrium reactions in industry
      • 6.4 The Equilibrium constant Kc
      • 6.5 Calculations using equilibrium constant expressions
      • 6.6 The effect of changing conditions on equilibria
    • 7 Oxidation, reduction, andredox reactions
      • 7.1 Oxidation and reduction
      • 7.2 Oxidation states
      • 7.3 Redox equations
    • Section 1 summary
  • Section 2 Inorganic chemistry
    • 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
    • 9 Group 2, the alkaline earth metals
      • 9.1 The physical and chemical properties of Group 2
    • 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
    • Section 2 summary
  • Section 3 Organic chemistry
    • 11 Introduction to organic chemistry
      • 11.1 Carbon compounds
      • 11.2 Nomenclature – naming organic compounds
      • 11.3 Isomerism
    • 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
    • 13 Halogenoalkanes
      • 13.1 Halogenoalkanes – introduction
      • 13.2 Nucleophilic substitution in halogenoalkanes
      • 13.3 Elimination reactions in halogenoalkanes
    • 14 Alkenes
      • 14.1 Alkenes
      • 14.2 Reactions of alkenes
      • 14.3 Addition polymers
    • 15 Alcohols
      • 15.1 Alcohols – introduction
      • 15.2 Ethanol production
      • 15.3 The reactions of alcohols
    • 16 Organic analysis
      • 16.1 Test-tube reactions
      • 16.2 Mass spectrometry
      • 16.3 Infrared spectroscopy
    • Section 3 summary
  • Section 1 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?
    • 18 Kinetics
      • 18.1 The rate of chemical reactions
      • 18.2 The rate expression and order of reaction
      • 18.3 Determining the rate equation
      • 18.4 The Arrhenius equation
      • 18.5 The rate-determining step
    • 19 Equilibrium constant Kp
      • 19.1 Equilibrium constant Kp for homogeneous systems
    • 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
    • 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
    • Section 1 summary
  • Section 2 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 nature of the Period 3 oxides
    • 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
    • 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
    • Section 2 summary
  • Section 3 Organic Chemistry
    • 25 Nomenclature and isomerism
      • 25.1 Naming organic compounds
      • 25.2 Optical isomerism
      • 25.3 Synthesis of optically active compounds
    • 26 Compounds containing the carbonyl group
      • 26.1 Introduction to aldehydes and ketones
      • 26.2 Reactions of the carbonyl group inaldehydes and ketones
      • 26.3 Carboxylic acids and esters
      • 26.4 Reactions of carboxylic acids and esters
      • 26.5 Acylation
    • 27 Aromatic chemistry
      • 27.1 Introduction to arenes
      • 27.2 Arenes – physical properties,naming, and reactivity
      • 27.3 Reactions of arenes
    • 28 Amines
      • 28.1 Introduction to amines
      • 28.2 The properties of amines as bases
      • 28.3 Amines as nucleophiles and their synthesis
    • 29 Polymerisation
      • 29.1 Condensation polymers
    • 30 Amino acids, proteins, and DNA
      • 30.1 Introduction to amino acids
      • 30.2 Peptides, polypeptides, and proteins
      • 30.3 Enzymes
      • 30.4 DNA
      • 30.5 The action of anti-cancer drugs
    • 31 Organic synthesis and analysis
      • 31.1 Synthetic routes
      • 31.2 Organic analysis
    • 32 Structure determination
      • 32.1 Nuclear magnetic resonance(NMR) spectroscopy
      • 32.2 Proton NMR
      • 32.3 Interpreting proton, 1H, NMR spectra
    • 33 Chromatography
      • 33.1 Chromatography
    • Section 3 summary
    • A level additional practice questions
  • Section 4 Practical skills
  • Section 5 Mathematical skills
  • Data
  • Periodic Table
  • Glossary
  • Answers to summary questions
  • Index
  • Back Cover
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