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The Periodic Table

A Very Short Introduction
Scerri, Eric R. (Book - 2011 )
The Periodic Table
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In this authoritative Very Short Introduction to The Periodic Table, Eric Scerri presents a modern and fresh exploration of this fundamental topic in the physical sciences, considering the deeper implications of the arrangements of the table to atomic physics and quantum mechanics.
Authors: Scerri, Eric R.
Title: The periodic table
a very short introduction
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011
Characteristics: 147 p. :,ill. ;,18 cm
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Statement of Responsibility: Eric R. Scerri
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Atomic weight, Triads and Prout; 3. Steps towards the periodic table; 4. Triumph of a Russian genius; 5. The impact of the new physics; 6. How the electron explains the periodic table; 7. How chemists reacted; 8. Quantum Mechanics makes further advances; 9. Forged in the stars; 10. Back to Chemistry; 11. Why so many tables? Which is best?; Further reading
Summary: In this authoritative Very Short Introduction to The Periodic Table, Eric Scerri presents a modern and fresh exploration of this fundamental topic in the physical sciences, considering the deeper implications of the arrangements of the table to atomic physics and quantum mechanics.
ISBN: 0199582491
9780199582495
Branch Call Number: 546.8 S289p 2011
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 139) and index
Subject Headings: Chemical elements Periodic law Tables
Topical Term: Chemical elements
Periodic law
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This book may be short, but it includes lots of valuable information. A modern take on the periodic table, it includes sections on applications for physics.


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