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New Chemistry Books and Videos 2007-08

College chemistry 
Format: Book
Location: General
Call Number: QD31.3 .B66 2007
Author: Boone, Stephen R
Publication information: New York : Collins, c2007
Physical description: v, 496 p. : ill. 28 cm
Contents: Introduction to chemistry -- Chemical measurements -- Atoms and elements: molecules and compounds -- Stoichiometry -- Introduction to chemical reactions -- Gases -- Thermochemistry: the first law of thermodynamics -- The electronic structure of atoms -- Periodic properties of elements and atoms -- Chemical bonding: fundamental concepts -- Chemical bonding: shapes of molecules and molecular orbitals -- Liquids and solids -- Solutions and colloids -- Rates of chemical reactions -- Introduction to chemical equilibria -- Aqueous equilibria: acids, bases, and salts -- Aqueous equilibria: buffers, titrations, solubility, and complex ion equilibria -- Chemical thermodynamics: free energy, entropy, and equilibria -- Electrochemistry -- Nuclear chemistry
General chemistry: principles and modern applications 
Format: Book
Location: General
Call Number: QD31.3 .P47 2007
Author: Petrucci, Ralph H
Publication information: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson/Prentice Hall, c2007
Physical description: xxix, 1172, [110] p. : ill. (chiefly col.) 29 cm
General, organic, and biological chemistry: an integrated approach 
Format: Book
Location: General
Call Number: QD31.3 .R39 2008
Author: Raymond, Kenneth William, 1953-
Publication information: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, c2008
Physical description: xxiii, 541, 68, 12 p. : ill (some col.) 29 cm
Format: Book
Location: General
Call Number: QD31.3 .W53 2007
Publication information: Belmont, CA : Thomson Brooks/Cole, c2007
Physical description: xxxviii, 1066, 30, 4, 29 p. : ill. (some col.) 29 cm
Format: Book
Location: General
Call Number: QD31.3 .Z86 2006
Author: Zumdahl, Steven S
Publication information: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c2006
Physical description: xxiv, 1102, 88 p. : col. ill. 26 cm
Format: Book
Location: General
Call Number: QD33.2 .M36 2008
Author: McMurry, John
Publication information: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson Prentice Hall, c2008
Physical description: xxvii, 1014, [126] p. : ill. (chiefly col.) 29 cm
An apple a day: the myths, misconceptions and truths about the foods we eat 
Format: Book
Location: New Books
Call Number: QD37 .S362 2007
Author: Schwarcz, Joe
Publication information: Toronto : HarperCollins, c2007
Physical description: [368] p. : ill. 24 cm
Chemistry in the marketplace 
Format: Book
Location: General
Call Number: QD37 .S42 2002
Author: Selinger, B. K. (Benjamin Klaus)
Publication information: Crows Nest, Australia : Allen & Unwin, 2002
Physical description: xix, 588 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) 25 cm
Contents: Some basic ideas -- Chemistry of health and risk -- Chemistry in the laundry -- In the kitchen -- In the boudoir -- Of surfaces -- In the garden -- Of swimming pools -- Of hardware -- Of metals -- Of fibres, fabrics and other yarns -- Of paints, adhesives, enamels and concrete -- In the medicine cabinet -- Of energy -- In the dining room -- Of ionising radiation -- Appendixes
Chemical calculations:mathematics for chemistry 
Format: Book
Location: General
Call Number: QD39.3.M3 Y38 2007
Author: Yates, Paul, 1961-
Publication information: Boca Raton : CRC Press, c2007
Physical description: xi, 366 p. : ill. 26 cm
Better looking, better living, better loving: how chemistry can help you achieve life's goals 
Format: Book
Location: General
Call Number: QD39.7 .E47 2007
Author: Emsley, John
Publication information: Weinheim : Wiley-VCH, c2007
Physical description: xi, 229 p. 22 cm
The chemistry classroom: formulas for successful teaching 
Format: Book
Location: General
Call Number: QD40 .H43 1996
Author: Herron, J. Dudley (James Dudley), 1936-
Publication information: Washington, DC : American Chemical Society, 1996
Physical description: xiii, 338 p. : ill. 26 cm
Schaum's outline of theory and problems of college chemistry 
Format: Book
Location: General
Call Number: QD41 .R67 2007
Author: Rosenberg, Jerome Laib, 1921-
Publication information: New York : McGraw-Hill, 2007
Physical description: xi, 392 p. : ill. 28 cm
Organic chemistry 
Format: Book
Location: General
Call Number: QD251.3 .S65 2006
Author: Smith, Michael, 1946 Oct. 17-
Publication information: New York, N.Y. : Collins, c2006
Physical description: v, 614 p. : ill. 28 cm
Organic chemistry: structure and function 
Format: Book
Location: General
Call Number: QD251.3 .V65 2007
Author: Vollhardt, K. Peter C
Publication information: New York : W.H. Freeman, c2007
Physical description: 1 v. (various pagings) : ill. (chiefly col.) 27 cm
Organic chemistry demystified 
Format: Book
Location: General
Call Number: QD253.2 .B56 2006
Author: Bloch, D. R
Publication information: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2006
Physical description: xxi, 551 p. : ill. 24 cm
Contents: 1. Structure and bonding -- Atomic structure -- Atomic number and atomic mass (weight) -- Electron energy levels -- The octet rule -- Valences -- Lewis structures -- Orbital shapes -- Quantum mechanics -- Bond formation -- Valence bond theory -- Molecular orbitals -- Bonding and antibonding MOs -- Bonding and 3-D molecular shape -- Curved arrows -- Electronegativity and bond polarity -- Dipole moments -- Formal charges -- Resonance structures -- Intermolecular forces -- Quiz -- 2. Families and functional groups -- 3. Acid and bases -- Introduction -- Arrhenius definition -- Brønsted-Lowry definition -- Conjugate acids and bases -- Equilibrium reactions -- Weak hydrocarbon acids -- Lewis acids and bases -- Quiz -- 4. Alkanes and cycloalkanes -- Introduction -- Sources of alkanes -- Acyclic and cyclic alkanes -- Nomenclature -- Formulas -- Structures -- Constitutional isomers -- Cycloalkanes -- Alkyl groups -- Nomenclature, naming compounds by the IUPAC system -- Physical properties -- Chemical properties -- Conformations of alkanes -- Conformations of cylcoalkanes -- Quiz -- 5. Stereochemistry -- Isomers -- Chiral compounds -- Stereocenters -- Chirality centers -- Enantiomers -- Racemic mixtures -- The R/S system -- When the lowest priority group is not in the back -- Molecules with multiple asymmetric centers -- Enantiomers -- Diastereomers -- Meso compounds -- Fisher projections -- Rotating Fisher projections/structures -- Cyclic stereoisomers -- Naming cyclic stereoisomers -- Prochiral carbons (wanabees) -- Quiz --;6. Structure and properties of alkenes -- Introduction -- Structure -- Naming alkenes -- Common names -- Cis and trans isomers -- The E/Z (easy) system -- Degrees of unsaturation -- Stability of alkenes -- Physical properties of alkenes -- Chemical properties -- The curved arrow -- Quiz -- 7. Reaction mechanisms -- Introduction -- Thermodynamics -- Kinetics -- Carbocations -- Stereochemistry -- The Hammond postulate -- Regiochemical reactions -- The Markovnikov rule -- Stereochemistry -- Rearrangement reactions of carbocations -- Quiz -- 8. Reaction of alkenes -- Reaction with hydrogen halides in inert solvents -- Reaction with hydrogen halides in protic solvents -- Oxymercuration-demercuration reactions -- Hydroboration-reduction -- Halogenation in inert solvents -- Stereochemistry halogenation -- Halogenation in reactive solvents -- Radical bromination -- Formation of diols -- Double bond cleavage -- Hydrogenation -- Epoxides -- Cyclopropanes -- Quiz -- 9. Alkynes -- Introduction -- Structure -- Nomenclature -- Physical properties -- Chemical properties -- Reactions with Brønsted-Lowry acids -- Reactions with HBr and peroxides -- Reaction with halogens -- Hydration reactions -- Hydroboration-oxidation reactions -- Hydrogenation/reduction reactions -- Oxidation reactions -- Acidity of alkynes -- Alkylation reactions -- Preparation of alkynes -- Quiz --;10. Characterization -- Introduction -- Chromatography -- Spectroscopy -- UV spectroscopy -- Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy -- Nuclear properties -- NMR spectrometers -- ¹H NMR spectroscopy -- ¹³C NMR spectroscopy -- Mass spectrometry -- Quiz -- 11. Organohalides -- Introduction -- Nomenclature -- Properties -- Preparation of halides -- Radical halogenation -- Isomeric products -- Allylic halogenation -- Reactions of organohalides -- Quiz -- 12. Nucleophilic substitution and elimination reactions -- Introduction -- Properties of nucleophiles -- Properties of bases -- Properties of substrates/electrophiles -- Properties of leaving groups -- Properties of solvents -- Second-order nucleophilic substitution (Sn2) reactions -- First- order nucleophilic substitution (Sn1) reactions -- Summary of Sn1 and Sn2 reactions -- Second-order elimination (E2) reactions -- First-order elimination (E1) reactions -- Summary of E1 and E2 reactions -- Competition between substitution and elimination reactions -- Quiz -- 13. Alcohols -- Introduction -- Properties of alcohols -- Nomenclature -- Acidity and basicity of alcohols -- Reactions with active metals -- Preparation of alcohols -- Organometallic compounds -- Preparation of alcohols using organometallic reagents -- Reactions of alcohols -- Conversion of alcohols to alkyl halides -- Dehydration reactions -- Quiz --;14. Ethers -- Introduction -- Nomenclature -- Properties -- Preparation of ethers -- Reactions of ethers -- Three-membered ether rings -- Quiz -- 15. Sulfur compounds -- Nomenclature -- Properties -- Reactions of sulfur compounds -- Quiz -- 16. Conjugated systems -- Introduction -- Stability of dienes -- Electrophilic addition to conjugated dienes -- Allylic cations, radicals, and anions -- Diels-alder reactions -- Quiz -- 17. Aromatic compounds -- Introduction -- Reactivity of aromatic compounds -- Nomenclature -- Kekulé structures -- Stability of benzene -- The resonance model -- Molecular orbital description of aromaticity -- Properties of aromatic, nonaromatic, and antiaromatic compounds -- Hückel's rule -- Heterocyclic compounds -- Aromatic ions -- Polycyclic aromatic compounds -- Quiz -- 18. Reactions of benzene and other aromatic compounds -- Introduction -- Electrophilic aromatic substitution -- Nucleophilic aromatic substitution -- More derivatives of benzene -- Multiple substitution reactions -- Electrophilic substitution in disubstituted benzenes -- Quiz -- 19. Aldehydes and ketones -- Introduction -- Nomenclature -- Physical properties -- Chemical properties -- Preparation of aldehydes and ketones -- Hydration of alkynes -- Reduction of acid chlorides -- Reactions of aldehydes and ketones with nucleophiles -- Wittig reactions -- Oxidation and reduction reactions -- Quiz --;20. Carboxylic acids -- Introduction -- Nomenclature -- Three-dimensional structure -- Molecular orbital (MO) description -- Physical properties -- Acidity of carboxylic acids -- Preparation of carboxylic acids -- Derivatives of carboxylic acids -- Quiz -- 21. Derivatives of carboxylic acids -- Introduction -- Carboxylic acid halides -- Carboxylic acid anhydrides -- Carboxylic esters -- Amides -- Cyclic amides -- Imides -- Nitriles -- Quiz -- 22. Alpha-substitution reactions in carbonyl compounds -- Introduction -- Enol and enolate anions -- Alpha monohalogenation of aldehydes and ketones -- a, ß unsaturated ketones -- a-bromination of carboxylic acids -- Acidity of a-hydrogen atoms -- Malonic ester synthesis -- Acetoacetic ester synthesis -- Additional condensation reactions -- Quiz -- 23. Carbonyl condensation reactions -- Introduction -- Aldol reactions -- Dehydration of aldol compounds -- Mixed or crossed aldol reactions -- Intramolecular aldol reactions -- Claisen condensation reactions -- a-substitution reactions -- Quiz -- Final exam -- Quiz and exam solutions -- Appendix A. Periodic table of the elements
Organic chemistry 
Format: Book
Location: General
Call Number: QD253.2 .S65 2008
Author: Solomons, T. W. Graham
Publication information: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley, c2008
Physical description: xxxv, 1191, [49] p. : ill. (some col.) 29 cm
Organic chemistry I as a second language 
Format: Book
Location: General
Call Number: QD256 .K542 2008
Author: Klein, David R., 1972-
Publication information: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley, c2008
Physical description: xii, 363 p. : ill. 24 cm
The synthetic organic chemist's companion 
Format: Book
Location: General
Call Number: QD262 .P574 2007
Author: Pirrung, Michael C
Publication information: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Interscience, c2007
Physical description: xiii, 198 p. : ill. (some col.) 23 cm
Contents: Searching the literature. Commercial availability Literature preparations -- Reagents. Short path distillation Ampules Reagent solutions Titration Reagent storage Subtle reagent variations Dangerous reagents Reagent properties -- Gases. Lecture bottles Tanks or cylinders Gas safety -- Reactions on a small scale - 1-25 mmol. Reaction flasks Stirring Glass joints Inert atmosphere Apparatus for addition Condensers Other equipment and considerations -- Temperature control. Heating Cooling -- Solvents. Selection Purity Degassing Ammonia -- The research notebook --;Conducting the reaction itself. Reagents supplied as dispersions Azeotropic drying Stoichiometry Syringe and inert atmosphere techniques General procedure for transfer of materials by syringe Addition Special techniques: Water removal, Reactions above atmospheric pressure, Reagent gases, Ultrasonication Quenching Specialized reagents: Diazomethane, Lithium aluminum hydride, Hydrogen peroxide Reaction time vs. purification time -- Following the reaction. Thin layer chromatography (TLC): Cutting glass TLC plates, Spotting TLC plates, Eluting TLC plates, Visualizing TLC plates Gas chromatography (GC) High pressure liquid chromatography (HPLC) NMR spectroscopy -- Working up reactions. Solvent extraction Drying organic solutions Specialized work-ups: Reactions producing triphenylphosphine oxide, Reactions involving boron compounds, Reactions involving copper salts, Reactions involving aluminum reagents, Reactions involving tin reagents -- Evaporation. -- Vacuum systems. Vacuum sources Vacuum manifolds Vacuum gauges --;Purification of products. Distillation Silica gel chromatography Flash column chromatography Gradients Special absorbents: Triethylamine-treated silica gel, Oxalic acid-coated silica gel, Silver nitrate-impregnated silica gel, Other sorbents Preparative gas chromatography -- Methods for structure elucidation. Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR) Infrared spectroscopy (IR) Ultraviolet spectroscopy (UV) Combustion analysis Mass spectrometry Crystallography -- Cleaning up after the reaction -- Specific examples. The experimental The Org. Syn. Prep Comparison -- Strategies for reaction organization -- Appendices. 1. NMR spectral data of common contaminants of organic reaction products 2. Synthetic solvent selection chart 3. Recipes for TLC stains 4. Mixotropic series 5. Stuck joints 6. Acidities of organic functional groups 7. Acidities of organic functional groups in DMSO 8. Web resources for synthetic chemistry
Organic spectroscopic structure determination: a problem-based learning approach 
Format: Book
Location: General
Call Number: QD272.S6 T33 2007
Author: Taber, D. F. (Douglass F.), 1948-
Publication information: New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
Physical description: vii, 263 p. : ill. 24 cm
Polymer chemistry: properties and applications 
Format: Book
Location: General
Call Number: QD381 .P43 2006
Author: Peacock, Andrew J., 1959-
Publication information: Munich Cincinnati, Ohio : Hanser Gardner Publications, c2006
Physical description: xix, 397 p. : ill. 25 cm
Physical chemistry 
Format: Book
Location: General
Call Number: QD453.2 .A88 1994
Author: Atkins, P. W. (Peter William), 1940-
Publication information: New York : W.H. Freeman, c1994
Physical description: 1 v. (various pagings) : ill. 27 cm + 1 solutions manual (715 p. 26 cm.)
Writing reaction mechanisms in organic chemistry 
Format: Book
Location: General
Call Number: QD502.5 .M53 2000
Author: Miller, Audrey
Publication information: San Diego : Harcourt/Academic Press, c2000
Physical description: xiv, 471 p. : ill. 24 cm
Green chemistry and catalysis 
Format: Book
Location: General
Call Number: QD505 .S5 2007
Author: Sheldon, Roger A
Publication information: Weinheim : Wiley-VCH, c2007
Physical description: xiv, 433 p. : ill. 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : green chemistry and catalysis -- Solid acids and bases as catalysts -- Catalytic reductions -- Catalytic oxidations -- Catalytic carbon-carbon bond formation -- Hydrolysis -- Catalysis in novel reaction media -- Chemicals from renewable raw materials -- Process integration and cascade catalysis -- Epilogue : future outlook
The 100 most important chemical compounds: a reference guide 
Format: Book
Location: refer,ebook
Call Number: TP9 .M94 2007
Author: Myers, Rusty L
Publication information: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2007
Physical description: xxvi, 326 p. : ill. 27 cm
The ethanol industry in Illinois 
Format: Book
Location: General
Call Number: TP358 .I5 2008
Author: Illinois Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability
Publication information: Springfield, Ill. : [Illinois] Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability, [2008]
Physical description: i, 37 p. : ill., maps (some col.) 28 cm
Description: Provides an overview of the ethanol industry in Illinois including a timeline on the history of the U.S. ethanol industry. Also discusses government support of the industry in the state of Illinois and summarizes controversies associated with the industry and its financial impact on the Illinois economy
Contents: Executive summary. -- I. History of ethanol. -- II. Ethanol manufacturing process. -- III. State government support of ethanol. -- IV. Ethanol controversies. -- V. The economic effects of ethanol. -- VI. Conclusion
Food labels: read before you eat 
Format: Digital Resource
Location: Circulation Desk
Call Number: TP374.5 .F664 2007
Publication information: Lake Zurich, IL : Learning Seed, c2007
Physical description: 1 computer optical disc : col. 4 3/4 in
Description: Contains an 74 slide presentation on food labels. The contents include nutrition facts, ingredient lists, label claims, health claims, freshness codes, food allergies, tracking info, kosher
Deep frying: chemistry, nutrition, and practical applications 
Format: Book
Location: General
Call Number: TP670 .D44 1996
Publication information: Champaign, Ill. : AOCS Press, c1996
Physical description: viii, 357 p. : ill. 24 cm
Natural gas safety handbook for utility workers and contractors 
Format: Book
Location: General
Call Number: TP757 .N327 2003
Publication information: Itasca, Ill. : National Safety Council, c2003
Physical description: x, 87 p. : ill. 21 cm
Cosmetic and toiletry formulations 
Format: Book
Location: ebook
Call Number: TP983
Author: Flick, Ernest W
Publication information: Park Ridge, N.J. : Noyes Publications, c1989-c2001
Description: More than 1800 cosmetic and toiletry formulations are detailed in this book, based on information received from numerous industrial companies and other organizations. The data represent selections from manufacturers' descriptions made at no cost to, nor influence from, the makers or distributors of these materials. Each formulation in the book is identified by a description of end use. The formulations include a list of material contained, the percent by weight of each raw material, suggested formulation procedure, and the formula source, which is the company or organization that supplied the formula
The chemistry of fragrances: from perfumer to consumer 
Format: Book
Location: General
Call Number: TP983 .C535 2006
Publication information: Cambridge, UK : RSC Publishing, c2006
Physical description: xvii, 329 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) 24 cm
The secret of scent: adventures in perfume and the science of smell 
Format: Book
Location: General
Call Number: TP983 .T87 2006
Author: Turin, Luca
Publication information: New York : Ecco, c2006
Physical description: ix, 207 p. : ill. 21 cm
Contents: Nombre noir: how I got into perfume -- A recipe -- How perfumes are composed -- What perfumes are not about: memory and sex -- What perfumes are about: beauty and intelligence -- A visit to the perfume museum -- Royal Fern -- Why 'natural' does not always mean good -- Why 'chemical' does not always mean bad -- Feynman's answer -- The beginnings of smell: chemical words -- Smell becomes perfume: chemical poems -- Reading the poem line by line -- How molecules are made -- A problem of nomenclature -- The landscape of smell -- A bit of biology -- Locks and keys -- Who turns the key? -- Membrane receptors -- Fishing for receptors -- Seeing atoms -- Evolution as the great locksmith -- The smell alphabet -- The primary smells -- The smell in the mirror -- Some strange clues -- Malcolm Dyson -- His big idea -- Molecular chords -- The small of rocket fuel in the morning -- Robert H. Wright -- The revival of vibration -- Searching for the way it works -- New problems -- The fall of vibration -- Mirrors again -- Physics to the rescue -- Jaklevic and Lambe -- Giaever's leap -- The search for ripples -- A close brush with smell -- Clifton Meloan -- John Blaha's observation -- Where I come in: the polarograph -- Protein semiconductors -- The perfume guide -- Funding from the blue -- Revelation in Portugal -- Experiments in a locked room -- The future of fragrance -- Potato crisps and other aft forms -- The future tout court
Blue vinyl 
Format: DVD
Location: General
Call Number: TP1180.V48 B584 2005
Publication information: [New York] Documara : Distributed by New Video, c2005
Physical description: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sd., col. 4 3/4 in
Description: Skeptical of her parents' decision to re-side their home with vinyl siding (polyvinyl chloride or PVC), Judith Helfand set out with Daniel B. Gold in search of the truth about vinyl
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