Oxford University Press
A Level Salters Advanced Chemistry for OCR B
University of York
Science & Math
A Level Salters Advanced Chemistry for OCR B
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Written by the University of York project team for Salters Advanced Chemistry, this Student Book supports and extends students through the new linear course while delivering the breadth, depth, and skills needed to succeed in the new A Level and beyond. It develops true subject knowledge while also developing essential exam skills. The fourth edition combines the Chemical Storyline and Chemical Ideas into a single, integrated volume for the first time, providing ideal support for the new specification.

Front Cover
Title Page
AS/A Level course structure
Contents by chemical storylines
How to use this book
Development of practical skills in chemistry
CHAPTER 1 Elements of life
EL 1 Where do the chemical elements come from?
EL 2 How do we know so much about outer space?
EL 3 Electrons, where would we be without them?
EL 4 Organising the elements of life
EL 5 The molecules of life
EL 6 What are we made of?
EL 7 Blood, sweat, and seas
EL 8 Spectacular metals
EL 9 How salty?
Practice questions
Chapter 1 Summary
CHAPTER 2 Developing fuels
DF 1 Getting energy from fuels
DF 2 How much energy?
DF 3 What’s in your tank?
DF 4 Where does the energy come from?
DF 5 Getting the right sizedmolecules
DF 6 Alkenes – versatile compounds
DF 7 Polymers and plastics
DF 8 Burning fuels
DF 9 What do the moleculeslook like?
DF 10 The trouble with emissions
DF 11 Other fuels
Practice questions
Chapter 2 Summary
CHAPTER 3 Elements from the sea
ES 1 The lowest point on Earth
ES 2 Bromine from sea water
ES 3 Manufacturing chlorine
ES 4 From extracting bromine to making bleach
ES 5 The risks and benefits of using chlorine
ES 6 Hydrogen chloride in industry and the laboratory
ES 7 The Deacon process solves the problem again
Practice questions
Chapter 3 Summary
CHAPTER 4 The ozone story
OZ 1 What’s in the air?
OZ 2 Screening the sun
OZ 3 How is ozone formed in the atmosphere?
OZ 4 Ozone – here today and gone tomorrow
OZ 5 What is removing the ozone?
OZ 6 The CFC story
OZ 7 The ozone hole
OZ 8 What is the state of the ozone layer now?
Practice questions
Chapter 4 Summary
CHAPTER 5 What’s in a medicine?
WM 1 The development of modern ideas about medicines
WM 2 Identifying the active chemical in willow bark
WM 3 Infrared spectroscopy
WM 4 Mass spectrometry
WM 5 The synthesis of salicylic acid and aspirin
Practice questions
Chapter 5 Summary
CHAPTER 6 The chemical industry
CI 1 Nitrogen chemistry
CI 2 Manufacturing nitric acid
CI 3 Manufacturing sulfuric acid
CI 4 The importance of rate equations
CI 5 Half-life and orders of reactions
CI 6 Manufacturing ethanoic acid
Practice questions
Chapter 6 Summary
CHAPTER 7 Polymers and life
PL 1 The polyester story
PL 2 The nylon story
PL 3 Breaking down polymers
PL 4 What are proteins?
PL 5 Proteins in 3-D
PL 6 Enzymes
PL 7 Enzyme inhibitors as medicines
PL 8 The thread of life
PL 9 Spectroscopic analysis of organic compounds
Practice questions
Chapter 7 Summary
CHAPTER 8 Oceans
O 1 The deep oceans
O 2 The role of the oceans in climate control
O 3 The oceans as a carbon store
O 4 Seashells as a carbon store
O 5 T he global central heating system
Practice questions
Chapter 8 Summary
CHAPTER 9 Developing metals
DM 1 Metals of antiquity
DM 2 Transition metals as catalysts
DM 3 Colourful compounds
DM 4 Electrochemistry
DM 5 Rusting
DM 6 Complexes and ligands
Practice questions
Chapter 9 Summary
CHAPTER 10 Colour by design
CD 1 Coloured molecules
CD 2 Benzene and delocalisation
CD 3 Arenes and aromatic molecules
CD 4 Reactions of aromati ccompounds
CD 5 Benzene rings and dye molecules
CD 6 Attaching dyes to fibres
CD 7 Fats and oils
CD 8 Gas-liquid chromatography
CD 9 Carbonyl compounds and organic synthesis
CD 10 Planning an organic synthesis
CD 11 Solving synthetic problems
Practice questions
Chapter 10 Summary
Techniques and procedures
Periodic table
Back Cover
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