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Cambridge IGCSE Chemistry By Bryan Earl

Cambridge IGCSE Chemistry by Bryan Earl

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Provides comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of the core and extended curriculum topics specified in the Cambridge IGCSE Chemistry syllabus.

Cambridge IGCSE Chemistry Summary

Cambridge IGCSE Chemistry by Bryan Earl

This highly respected and valued textbook has been the book of choice for Cambridge IGCSE students since its publication. This new edition, complete with CD-ROM, continues to provide comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of the core and extended curriculum topics specified in the IGCSE Chemistry syllabus. The book is supported by a CD-ROM containing extensive revision and exam practice questions, background information and reference material.

About Bryan Earl

Bryan Earl and Doug Wilford are the authors of many successful Chemistry books, both at GCSE and post-16, including GCSE Chemistry and Introduction to Advanced Chemistry.

Table of Contents

1 All about matter Solids, liquids and gases The kinetic theory of matter Changes of state Diffusion - evidence for moving particles Gas laws Additional questions 2 Elements, compounds and mixtures Elements Compounds Mixtures Separating mixtures Gels, sols, foams and emulsions Mixtures for strength Additional questions 3 Atomic structure and the periodic table Inside atoms The arrangement of electrons in atoms The periodic table Additional questions 4 Bonding and structure Ionic bonding Covalent bonding Glasses and ceramics Metallic bonding Additional questions 5 Chemical calculations Relative atomic mass Reacting masses Calculating moles Calculating formulae Moles and chemical equations Additional questions 6 Electrolysis and its uses Electrolysis of lead(II) bromide Electrolysis of aluminium oxide Extraction of sodium Electrolysis of aqueous solutions Electrolysis of copper(II) sulfate solution Purification of copper Electrolysis guidelines Electroplating Calculations in electrolysis Additional questions 7 Acids, bases and salts Acids and alkalis Formation of salts Crystal hydrates Solubility of salts in water Titration Additional questions 8 Inorganic carbon chemistry Limestone Carbonates and hydrocarbonates Carbon dioxide Additional questions 9 Metal extraction and chemical reactivity Metal reactions Reactivity of metals and their uses Identifying metal ions Discovery of metals Extraction of metals from their ores Recycling metals Rusting of iron Alloys Additional questions 10 Atmosphere and oceans The developing atmosphere The structure of the atomsphere Fractional distillation of liquid air Uses of gases Resources in the oceans The water cycle Pollution Additional questions 11 Rates of reaction Factors that affect the rate of reaction Enzymes Additional questions 12 The petroleum industry Substances from oil Alkanes Alkenes Additional questions 13 Energy sources Fossil fuels What is a fuel? Alternative sources of energy Chemical energy Change of state Cells and batteries Fuel cells Additional questions 14 The (wider) organic manufactoring industry Plastics and polymers Some biopolymers Ethanol - an alcohol Cholesterol - a steroid Biotechnology Ethanoic acid - a carboxylic acid Other carboxylic acids Soaps and detergents Amino acids DNA Pharmaceuticals Additional questions 15 Nitrogen Nitogen - an essential element The Haber process Ammonia gas Nitric acid Artificial fertilisers Additional questions 16 Sulfer Sulfer - the element Acid rain Industrial manufacture of sulfuric acid - the Contact process Properties of sulfuric acid Manufacture of sulfuric acid Manufacture of soapless detergent Additional questions Experimental chemistry IGCSE exam questions (practical exam) IGCSE exam questions Answers to numerical questions Data tables

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