CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 88th Edition
David Lide National Institute of Standards and Technology
The CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 88th Edition continues to offer the most authoritative, up-to-date data to scientists around the world. This edition contains NEW tables on Properties of Ionic Liquids, Solubilities of Hydrocarbons in Sea Water, Solubility of Organic Compounds in Superheated Water, and Nutritive Value of Foods. I
t also updates many tables including Critical Constants, Heats of Vaporization, Aqueous Solubility of Organic Compounds, Vapor Pressure of Mercury, Scientific Abbreviations and Symbols, and Bond Dissociation Energies. The 88th Edition also presents a new Foreword written by Dr. Harold Kroto, a 1996 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry.
Table of ContentsBasic Constants, Units, and Conversion Factors.
Symbols, Terminology, and Nomenclature.
Physical Constants of Organic Compounds.
Properties of the Elements and Inorganic Compounds.
Thermochemistry, Electrochemistry, and Kinetics.
Molecular Structure and Spectroscopy.
Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics.
Nuclear and Particle Physics.
Properties of Solids.
Geophysics, Astronomy, and Acoustics.
Practical Laboratory Data. Health and Safety Information.
Sources of Physical and Chemical Data.
ContributorsEditor 1 Lide, David R. (National Institute of Standards and Technology (retired), USA);
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