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A LEVEL CHEMISTRY IN PERSPECTIVE
by Adrian Faiers MA (Oxon)
(an electrostatic approach for bored and confused A Level chemistry students, other senior school chemistry students and higher level students of biological and medical sciences.)

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Alphabetical Contents
A B C D E F G H I J K L
M N O P Q R S T U V W XYZ

A

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Acid anhydrides
Acid chlorides
Alcohols
Alcohol & society
Aldehydes
Alkanes
Alkenes
Alkynes
Amides
Amines
Aromatic hydrocarbons
Atomic number
Atomic spectra
The Avogadro Constant

B
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Band of Stability
Benzene

C
Carbonyls
Carboxylic acids
Concentration, measures

D
Diazonium Compounds

E
Electrostatic approach
Esters
Ethers

F
Food additives

G
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H
Haloalkanes
Homeopathic medicines

I
Inductive effects
Isotopes

J

K
Ketones

L

M
Mass number Mass spectrometer
Mesomeric effects
Models
Molarity
Molar Mass
Mole
Mole, importance

N
Nitriles
Nitro-compounds

O
Orbitals
Organic farming

P
PERIODIC TABLE and:
Electron arrangement
Information from,
Predicting properties

Pollution, industrial
Pollution, other
(farming, road traffic, plastics)
Predicting electron arrangement
Predicting properties of elements

Q

R
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Applications of
Nature of
Kinetics of
Predicting type of
Properties of

RAM & RMM, Relative atomic molar mass
RAM/RMM, definitions

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T

U

V

W

X, Y & Z


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CONTENTS

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Section 1: Essentials
(Physical Chemistry)

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CHAPTER 1: ATOMIC STRUCTURE (Introduction and some topics arising)
CHAPTER 2: ATOMIC STRUCTURE (More detail)
CHAPTER 3: RADIOACTIVITY
CHAPTER 4: BONDING
CHAPTER 5: STATES OF MATTER
CHAPTER 6: THE CHEMICAL ENERGY TOUR (an introduction to measures of energy)
CHAPTER 7: ENERGETICS (and the first law of thermodynamics)
CHAPTER 8: KINETICS AND EQUILIBRIUM (an introduction)
CHAPTER 9: MORE ON KINETICS
CHAPTER 10: MORE ON EQUILIBRIUM
CHAPTER 11: REDOX EQUILIBRIA AND ELECTROCHEMISTRY
CHAPTER 12: ENTROPY (the TOUR continues with the second law of thermodynamics)

Section 2: Inorganic

CHAPTER 13: PERIODICITY IN PROPERTIES OF THE ELEMENTS UP TO ARGON
CHAPTER 14: PERIODICITY IN PROPERTIES OF COMPOUNDS OF THE ELEMENTS
                             UP TO ARGON

CHAPTER 15: GROUPS I & II
CHAPTER 16: GROUP VII
CHAPTER 17: GROUP IV
CHAPTER 18: THE FIRST ROW OF d-BLOCK ELEMENTS (including transition elements)
CHAPTER 19: CHEMISTRY VS. MONEY (Some inorganic industrial processes)

Section 3: Organic

CHAPTER 20: TWELVE ESSENTIAL REACTION MECHANISMS
CHAPTER 21: PREDICTING REACTIONS [I]: (hydrocarbons and simple derivatives)
CHAPTER 22: PREDICTING REACTIONS [II]: (oxygen and nitrogen containing compounds)
CHAPTER 23: SUMMARY OF LABORATORY PREPARATIONS
CHAPTER 24: ISOMERISM
CHAPTER 25: BIOCHEMISTRY
CHAPTER 26: OCCURRENCE AND INDUSTRIAL RELEVANCE OF SOME ORGANIC
                               COMPOUNDS.
CHAPTER 27: NOMENCLATURE PLUS BRIEF STRUCTURES AND PHYSICAL PROPERTIES

Section 4: More Everyday Chemistry

CHAPTER 28: SCIENCE FICTION (Correct and incorrect application of chemical theory
                                                                             to everyday problems)

appendices

APPENDIX i: QUALITATIVE ANALYSIS REACTIONS YOU MUST KNOW
APPENDIX ii: SOME HINTS FOR QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS (TITRATION)
APPENDIX iii: PHASE EQUILIBRIA AND COLLIGATIVE PROPERTIES


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2005-2008 Adrian Faiers MA (Oxon) MCIPR

 


What 's the connection between a dozen eggs and a garden mole?


Answer: Not a lot, really, but see Chapter 1