CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 88th Edition

David Lide National Institute of Standards and Technology
 CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 88th Edition
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6/25/2007 CRC
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General 9780849304880
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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 Contents

Basic 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.
Fluid Properties.
Analytical Chemistry.
Molecular Structure and Spectroscopy.
Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics.
Nuclear and Particle Physics.
Properties of Solids.
Polymer Properties.
Geophysics, Astronomy, and Acoustics.
Practical Laboratory Data. Health and Safety Information.

Mathematical Tables.
Sources of Physical and Chemical Data.


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  • Continues to provide most accurate, reliable, and current resource available on chemical data
  • Provides the widest and most complete coverage of data on properties of inorganic and organic compounds
  • Contains NEW as well as updated tables and references to help readers stay up-to-date with the latest developments
  • Presents a new Foreword written by Dr. Harold Kroto, credited for co-discovering the Buckminsterfullerene
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