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The Resource Bringing chemistry to life : from matter to man, R.J.P. Williams and J.J.R. Fraústo da Silva

Bringing chemistry to life : from matter to man, R.J.P. Williams and J.J.R. Fraústo da Silva

Label
Bringing chemistry to life : from matter to man
Title
Bringing chemistry to life
Title remainder
from matter to man
Statement of responsibility
R.J.P. Williams and J.J.R. Fraústo da Silva
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Williams, R. J. P.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QD33
LC item number
.W718 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Silva, J. R. R. Fraústo da
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Chemistry
Label
Bringing chemistry to life : from matter to man, R.J.P. Williams and J.J.R. Fraústo da Silva
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [523]-535) and index
Contents
Units of energy and work and the values of some physical constants -- The development of man's ideas concerning nature -- Forces and related energies -- Electrons in atoms and their energetics -- Ordering and stability of atom and component associations -- The balance between order and disorder -- Dilute solutions and order-disorder balance -- Systems with boundaries: compartments -- Change and its control -- Evolution of Earth -- The principles of the chemistry of living systems -- Early life: anaerobic prokaryotes -- The development of anaerobic organisation: from prokaryotes to eukaryotes -- The coming of dioxygen: unicellular organisms -- The coming of multicellular organisms -- The evolution of man and his chemistry -- Survey and conclusion -- Further reading -- Index
Control code
ocm40996159
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xxii, 548 p.
Isbn
9780198505464
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
99024780
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Bringing chemistry to life : from matter to man, R.J.P. Williams and J.J.R. Fraústo da Silva
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [523]-535) and index
Contents
Units of energy and work and the values of some physical constants -- The development of man's ideas concerning nature -- Forces and related energies -- Electrons in atoms and their energetics -- Ordering and stability of atom and component associations -- The balance between order and disorder -- Dilute solutions and order-disorder balance -- Systems with boundaries: compartments -- Change and its control -- Evolution of Earth -- The principles of the chemistry of living systems -- Early life: anaerobic prokaryotes -- The development of anaerobic organisation: from prokaryotes to eukaryotes -- The coming of dioxygen: unicellular organisms -- The coming of multicellular organisms -- The evolution of man and his chemistry -- Survey and conclusion -- Further reading -- Index
Control code
ocm40996159
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xxii, 548 p.
Isbn
9780198505464
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
99024780
Other physical details
ill.

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