The periodic table : its story and its significance / Eric R. Scerri

Author(s): Scerri, Eric R
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Subjects: Periodic law--Tables
Chemical elements
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
LC Classification: Q, QD
Physical Description: xxii, 346 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Ch. 1. The periodic system : an overview 3
Ch. 2. Quantitative relationships among the elements and the origins of the periodic table 29
Ch. 3. Discoverers of the periodic system 63
Ch. 4. Mendeleev 101
Ch. 5. Prediction and accommodation : the acceptance of Mendeleev's periodic system 123
Ch. 6. The nucleus and the periodic table : radioactivity, atomic number, and isotopy 159
Ch. 7. The electron and chemical periodicity 183
Ch. 8. Electronic explanations of the periodic system developed by chemists 205
Ch. 9. Quantum mechanics and the periodic table 227
Ch. 10. Astrophysics, nulceosynthesis, and more chemistry 249
Notes: LCCN: 2005037784
ISBN: 0195305736 (acid-free paper)
ISBN: 9780195305739
Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-328) and index
OCLC Number: 62766695
ISBN/ISSN: 0195305736
9780195305739