Bibliographic Details

The chemist's companion: a handbook of practical data, techniques, and references [by] Arnold J. Gordon and Richard A. Ford.

Author / Creator Gordon, Arnold J.
Imprint New York, Wiley [1972]
Description xii, 537 p. illus. 28 cm.
Language English
Subject Chemistry -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Chemical industry
Handbooks and manuals.
Format E-Resource, Print, Book
URL for this record
Other authors / contributors Ford, Richard A., joint author.
ISBN 0471315907
Notes "A Wiley-Interscience publication."
Includes bibliographical references.
Table of Contents:
  • Properties of Molecular Systems
  • I. Properties of Solvents and Common Liquids
  • II. Azeotropic Data
  • III. Empirical Boiling Point-Pressure Relationships
  • IV. Properties of Selected Gases
  • V. Properties of Representative Fused Salt Systems
  • VI. Structure and Properties of Naturally Occurring -Amino Acids
  • VII. Properties and Applications of Liquid Crystals
  • VIII. Prototropic Tautomerism
  • IX. Acids and Bases?
  • Properties of Atoms and Bonds
  • I. Properties of the Elements
  • II. Table of Isotopes
  • III. Selected Bond Lengths
  • IV. Effective van der Waals Radii
  • V. Bond Angles and Hybridization
  • VI. Selected Bond Strengths
  • VII. Force Constants
  • VIII. Torsion and Inversion Barriers
  • IX. Bond and Group Dipole Moments
  • X. Aromaticity?
  • Kinetics and Energetics
  • I. Activation Parameters and Kinetics of Selected Reactions
  • II. Linear Free Energy Relationships
  • III. Conformational Free Energy Values
  • IV. Free Energy-Composition Chart?
  • Spectroscopy
  • I. The Electromagnetic Spectrum
  • II. Solvents and Other Media for Spectral Measurements
  • III. Optical Materials for Spectroscopy and Photochemistry
  • IV. Vibration Spectra
  • V. Electronic Absorption and Emission Spectra: UV and Vis
  • VI. Optical Activity and Optical Rotation
  • VII. Mass Spectrometry
  • VIII. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
  • IX. Electron Spin Resonance Spectroscopy
  • X. Nuclear Quadrupole Resonance Spectroscopy
  • XI. Bibliography of Spectral Data Compilations?
  • Photochemistry
  • I. Electronic Energy State Diagram
  • II. Excited State Energy Transfer: Sensitizers and Quenchers
  • III. Photochemistry Light Sources and Equipment
  • IV. Chemical Actinometry: Quantum Yield
  • V. Suppliers
  • VI. References?
  • Chromatography
  • I. Fundamental Types of Chromatography and Basic Definitions
  • II. Adsorption Chromatography
  • III. Paper Chromatography
  • IV. Column and Thin Layer Partition Chromatography
  • V. Ion-Exchange Chromatography
  • VI. Gel Filtration and Gel Permeation Chromatography
  • VII. Automated Liquid Chromatography
  • VIII. Electrophoresis
  • IX. Vapor Phase Chromatography
  • X. Chromatography Supply Directory
  • XI. References?
  • Experimental Techniques
  • I. Properties of Laboratory Materials
  • II. Standard Glassware Cleaning Solutions
  • III. Purification of Common Solvents
  • IV. Detection of Peroxides and Their Removal
  • V. Chemical Methods for Deoxygenating Gases and Liquids
  • VI. Simple Chemical Methods for Detecting Specific Gases
  • VII. Simple Preparations of Some Dry Gases
  • VIII. Common Solvents for Crystallization
  • IX. Solvents for Extraction of Aqueous Solutions
  • X. Drying Agents
  • XI. Solvents and Baths for Heating and Cooling
  • XII. Molecular Weight Determination?
  • Mathematical and Numerical Information
  • I. Approved International Units System and General Constants
  • II. Useful Conversion Factors
  • III. Wavelength-Wavenumber Conversion Table
  • IV. Multiples of Element and Group Weights
  • V. Molecular Symmetry: Definitions and Common Systems
  • VI. Character Tables for Common Symmetry Groups
  • VII. Computer Programs
  • VIII. Statistical Treatment of Data?
  • Miscellaneous
  • I. Important Chemistry Reference Sources: A Bibliography
  • II. Atomic and Molecular Models
  • III. Addresses of Publishers that Deal With Chemistry