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The Chemistry of Soils - Garrison Sposito
There have been many advances in soil chemistry since Oxford published the first edition of The Chemistry of Soils in 1989. The physical-chemistry approach to soil chemistry taken in the book, groundbreaking for its time, has been adopted by nearly every soil chemistry book published since. This book offers a thorough update of all topics covered in the previous edition. In the last 16 years, soil chemistry as a discipline has assumed major significance in connection with global climate change.
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The Physics of NASCAR: How to Make Steel + Gas + Rubber = Speed - Diandra Leslie-Pelecky, Ray Evernham
Every NASCAR fan – at one time or another – asks the same question: Why isn’t my favorite driver winning? This is your chance to discover how much more there is to NASCAR than “Go fast, turn left and don’t crash.” If you’ve ever wondered why racecars don’t have mufflers, how “bump drafting” works, or what in the world “Let’s go up a pound on the right rear and add half a round of wedge” means, The Physics of NASCAR is for you. In this fast-paced investigation into the adrenaline-pumping world
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An Introduction to Chemistry for Biology Students - George I. Sackheim
Introduction to Chemistry for Biology Students, Ninth Edition is a unique workbook that uses a step-by-step approach to teach students the chemistry necessary for success in life sciences courses. Today's biology courses place an increasing emphasis on the chemical processes that underlie critical biological functions. This text helps students review and master all the basic facts, concepts, and terminology of chemistry that they need to understand those processes and to excel in their life
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Slow River - Nicola Griffith
She awoke in an alley to the splash of rain. She was naked, a foot-long gash in her back was still bleeding, and her identity implant was gone. Lore Van Oesterling had been the daughter of one of the world's most powerful families...and now she was nobody, and she had to hide. Then out of the rain walked Spanner, predator and thief, who took her in, cared for her wound, and taught her how to reinvent herself again and again. No one could find Lore now: not the police, not her family, and not
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Introduction to Chemical Principles - H. Stephen Stoker
Newly updated based on extensive reviewer feedback, this affordable introductory text remains focused on the essentials necessary for success in General Chemistry. "Introduction to Chemistry Principles," Eleventh Edition focuses on the most important topics -- omitting organic and biochemistry chapters -- and teaches the problem-solving skills readers need. Each topic is introduced and developed step by step until reaching the level of sophistication required for further course work. Note:
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Chemistry in the Marketplace - Ben Selinger
If you enjoy tasting new food, experiencing fresh sights and sounds and exotic smells, and making voyages of discovery into the world around you, you will enjoy the Fifth Edition of Chemistry in the Marketplace. This invaluable reference book is a consumer's guide to a healthy planet. It explores the hidden world of chemistry that surrounds us in our daily life, in the bedroom (perfumes, deodorants and sunscreens); in the kitchen (nutrition and a whole new look at cooking!); and in the
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Van Der Waals Forces: A Handbook for Biologists, Chemists, Engineers, and Physicists - V. Adrian Parsegian
This should prove to be the definitive work explaining van der Waals forces, how to calculate them and take account of their impact under any circumstances and conditions. These weak intermolecular forces are of truly pervasive impact, and biologists, chemists, physicists, and engineers will profit greatly from the thorough grounding in these fundamental forces. Parsegian has organized his book at three successive levels of mathematical sophistication, to satisfy the needs and interests of