Chemical Principles (8th Edition) – Zumdahl, DeCoste – eBook

eBook Details

  • Authors: Steven S. Zumdahl, Donald J. DeCoste.
  • Length: 1216 pages
  • File Format: PDF
  • Size: 74 MB
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning; 8th edition
  • Publication Date: 1st January, 2016
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B019EB9ONY
  • ISBN-10: 1305581989, 1305861957, 1305856740, 133724726X
  • ISBN-13: 9781305581982, 9781305861954, 9781305983649, 9781337247269, 9781305856745



Donald J. DeCoste

Donald J. DeCoste

Dr. Donald J. DeCoste received his undergraduate degree in 1988 and his Ph.D. in 1996 from the University of Illinois. He joined the General Chemistry teaching faculty of the University of Illinois. in 1996. Prior to this, Dr. Don taught high school chemistry and mathematics for four years in Bakersfield, California. In addition to teaching General Chemistry, Dr. Don developed and teaches Chemistry 495, a course designed for undergraduate and graduate college students interested in teaching high school chemistry. DeCoste also serves as an academic advisor for students interested in teaching (including those in the MSTC Program) and is the co-author of 3 bets selling chemistry textbooks.

Steven S. Zumdahl

Steven S. Zumdahl

Dr. Steven Zumdahl is the author of market-leading books in high school chemistry, general chemistry, introductory chemistry, and honors-level chemistry. Recently retired from his long-time position as Director of Undergraduate Programs at the University of Illinois, he has received numerous awards for his contributions to chemical education. These include the University of Illinois Teaching Award, the National Catalyst Award in recognition of his contribution to chemical education, the UIUC Liberal Arts and Sciences Advising Award, and the School of Chemical Sciences Teaching Award (5 times). He earned his B.S. in Chemistry from Wheaton College (IL), and his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois.

Develop the conceptual and qualitative foundation you need to think like a chemist with Chemical Principles, 8th edition. Designed for chemistry students with solid mathematical preparation, this best-seller emphasizes everyday applications of chemistry, models, and a thoughtful, step-by-step problem-solving approach.

This fully updated Chemical Principles 8th edition (PDF) by Steven S. Zumdahl and Donald J. DeCoste provides a unique organization and a rigorous but understandable introduction to chemistry that emphasizes the importance of models and conceptual understanding. Known for helping college students develop a qualitative, conceptual foundation that gets them thinking like chemists, this market-leading etextbook is designed for college students with solid mathematical preparation. The newest 8th Edition features a new section on “Solving a Complex Problem” that discusses and illustrates how to solve problems in a creative, flexible way based on understanding the fundamental ideas of chemistry and asking and answering key questions. The etextbook, in PDF format, is also enhanced by an increase of problem-solving techniques in the solutions to the Examples, new “Chemical Insights”, new chemistry student learning aids, and “Chemistry Explorers” boxes, and more. Zumdahl’s Chemical Principles 8e is highly recommended all over the world.

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