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Chemistry and the Environment by Devin R Latimer (© August 21, 2020) was adapted from the OpenStax book Chemistry 2e by Paul Flowers, Klaus Theopold, Richard Langley and William R. Robinson at OSCRiceUniversity (© Jul 19, 2019 OpenStax). Textbook content produced by OpenStax (© Jul 19, 2019) licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 license, except for the following changes and additions which are © August 19, 2020 by Devin R. Latimer, and are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 license.
Sections Added: Introductory Focus, Focus on Air Pollution, Focus on The Ozone Layer, Focus on Climate Change, Focus on Energy, Focus on Nuclear Energy, Focus on Alternative Energy, Focus on Water Quality, Focus on Acid Precipitation, Focus on Polymers.
Various sections have had paragraphs added and discussions edited.
Sections Removed: 1.5 Measurement Uncertainty, Accuracy, and Precision, 3.2 Determining Empirical and Molecular Formulas, 4.5 Quantitative Chemical Analysis, 5.2 Calorimetry, 5.3 Enthalpy, 10.3 Phase Transitions, 10.4 Phase Diagrams, 10.6 Lattice Structures in Crystalline Solids, 11.4 Colligative Properties, 13.2 Equilibrium Constants, 13.3 Shifting Equilibria, 13.4 Equilibrium Calculations, 14.3 Relative Strengths of Acids and Bases, 14.4 Hydrolysis of Salts, 14.5 Polyprotic Acids, 14.6 Buffers, 14.7 Acid-Base Titrations, 17.2 Review of Redox Chemistry, 17.3 Electrode and Cell Potentials, 17.4 Potential, Free Energy and Equilibrium, 17.6 Corrosion, 17.7 Electrolysis, 20.3 Aldehydes, Ketones, Carboxylic Acids and Esters, 20.4 Amides and Amines, 21.5 Uses of Radioisotopes, Appendix E: Water Properties, Appendix F: Composition of Commercial Acids and Bases, Appendix G: Standard Thermodynamic Properties for Selected Substances, Appendix H: Ionization Constants of Weak Acids, Appendix I: Ionization Constants of Weak Bases, Appendix J: Solubility Products, Appendix K: Formation Constants for Complex Ions, Appendix L: Standard Electrode (Half-Cell) Potentials
Chapters Removed: 8. Advanced Theories of Chemical Bonding, 9. Gases, 12. Kinetics, 15. Equilibria of Other Reactions Classes, 16. Thermodynamics, 18. Representative Metals, Metalloids and Nonmetals, 19. Transition Metals and Coordination Chemistry
Partial sections have also been removed and various errata corrected in the editing of this book.
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