Lange's Handbook of Chemistry

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9780070161948: Lange's Handbook of Chemistry

Known for over half a century simply as "Lange's Handbook", this classic reference covers the entire field of chemistry, with state-of-the-art facts, figures, values, tables and formulae. It is designed as a useful source of information for all chemistry professionals, engineers, and technicians. It features concise descriptions and cross-indexed subject listings. This 14th edition contains over 60 percent new or revised material, including conversion to the SI system. It covers: organic chemistry, including the physical properties of 4000 frequently-used organic compounds; inorganic chemistry, with nomenclature based on 1990 IUPAC recommendations and descriptions of over 2500 inorganic compounds; extensive thermodynamic data, with several new tables; spectroscopy, with new material on ultraviolet-visible, infrared, Raman, nuclear magnetic resonance, and mass spectrometry; a competely updated section on polymers, rubbers, fats, oils, and waxes; plus detailed sections on atomic and molecular structure, analytical chemistry, electrochemistry, physical properties, practical laboratory information, and mathematics for chemists.

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``The present volume is full of information essential for any chemist...an extremely valuable collection of data that will be used constantly by any laboratory chemist.'' (American Reference Books Annual 1993-07-01)

``Professional chemists, students of chemistry, and others interested in the sciences will find easy access to chemistry and physics data in this one-volume compilation. Libraries owning the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics will also want Lange's Handbook of Chemistry since each work contains unique information.'' (Choice 1992-12-01)

``...well-organized and clearly presented for all of those who need a convenient source to refresh their memories on facts, formulas, data, and information needed for solving chemical problems.'' (IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine 1992-11-12)

``Highly recommended for university, research, special, and large libraries.'' (New Technical Books 1992-07-08)

``Highly recommended for university, research, special, and large public libraries.'' (New Technical Books 1992-07-08)

``Bargains are rare in the publication arena but this book represents one. It is an old reliable in fancy new garb with an editor who assumed the task in 1968. ...Even a cursory sampling reveals that this chemistry handbook can stand comparison with the best in the field. ...As a clinical chemist, I can attest to having found previous editions very useful and, of course, this one should be even more useful...it is just overflowing with useful information that is available at your beck and call.'' (AMT Events 1991-12-01)

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