A Non-Traditional Guide to Physical Chemistry: Insights Using Hydrogen (Hardcover)

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I. Toward science

1. Farewell to Alchemy - Paracelsus

2. Fruitful doubts - Boyle

3. The birth of physical chemistry - Lavoisier

4. The balloon

Some further reading to Part I

II. Between chemistry and physics

5. The well-chosen unit of mass

6. Atoms counted and weighed

7. The ideal of a gas

8. The reality of gases - from gas to liquid

9. The science of possibilities - thermodynamics

10. Pressure and temperature - inside

11. Predictions on molar heat

12. New physics?

13. Things lost, conserved and born

14. Rule and exception

15. On molar heat - once more

16. The hydrogen atom - is something revolving and spinning?

17. Atoms - electrons are unaccommodating

18. The hydrogen molecule - to have some elbow room

19. Different kinds of the hydrogen molecule?

20. Different kinds of hydrogen atom?

21. Water

Some further reading to Part II

III. Which way and how fast

22. Hydrogen and fertilizer

23. The double arrow - chemical equilibrium

24. Time counts - rates of the changes

25. Real processes are rarely simple

26. How to produce ammonia

Some further reading to Part III

IV. Chemistry of the outer space

Some further reading to Part IV

V. Hydrogen and energy

27. Some questions about near-future energetics

28. Direct storage of electric energy

29. Hydrogen energetics

30. Hydrogen production in the future continuous tense

31. Sunlight and hydrogen

32. Hydrogen storage in solids

Some further reading to Part V

Conclusions



Product Details
ISBN: 9783031074875
ISBN-10: 3031074874
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: August 18th, 2022
Pages: 196
Language: English