Chemistry: An Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry

Chemistry: An Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry Author(s): Karen C. Timberlake

Difference between 12th and 11th editions
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Key differences between 12th and 11th editions

  • Time lapse between current and previous publications: 3 years (2014 vs 2011).
  • Timberlake's Chemistry textbook was first published in 1976.
  • Chapter 1:
    • Chapter-opening article "Forensic Scientist"
  • Chapter 2:
    • Chapter-opening article "Registered Nurse"
  • Chapter 3:
    • Chapter-opening article "Dietitian"
  • Chapter 4:
    • Chapter-opening article "Farmer"
  • Chapter 5 "Nuclear Chemistry" corresponds the Eleventh edition's chapter 9 "Nuclear Radiation":
    • Chapter-opening article "Radiation Technologist"
  • Chapter 6 "Ionic and Molecular Compounds" corresponds the Eleventh edition's chapter 4 "Compounds and Their Bonds":
    • Chapter-opening article "Pharmacy Technician"
    • New Chemistry Link to Health feature "Attractive Forces in Biological Compounds"
  • Chapter 7: (formerly Chapter 5)
    • Chapter-opening article "Exercise Physiologist"
    • New Chemistry Link to Health feature "Incomplete Combustion: Toxicity of Carbon Monoxide"
  • Chapter 8: (formerly Chapter 6)
    • Chapter-opening article "Respiratory Therapist"
  • Chapter 9: (formerly Chapter 7)
    • Chapter-opening article "Dialysis Nurse"
    • New feature Explore Your World Preparing Rock Candy
  • Chapter 10 "Acids and Bases and Equilibrium" corresponds the Eleventh edition's chapter 8 "Acids and Bases"
    • Chapter-opening article "Clinical Laboratory Technician"
    • New section 10.3. Acid - Base Equilibrium
    • New Chemistry Link to Health feature "Oxygen - Hemoglobin Equilibrium and Hypoxia"
  • Chapter 11 "Introduction to Organic Chemistry: Hydrocarbons" covers material from two old chapters -- 10 "Introduction to Organic Chemistry: Alkanes" and 11 "Unsaturated Hydrocarbons"
    • Chapter-opening article "Firefighter"
  • Chapter 12 "Alcohols, Thiols, Ethers, Aldehydes, and Ketones" (formerly Chapter 12 "Organic Compounds with Oxygen and Sulfur")
    • Chapter-opening article "Nurse Anesthetist"
  • Chapter 13:
    • Chapter-opening article "Diabetes Nurse"
  • Chapter 14:
    • Chapter-opening article "Surgical Technician"
    • 2 new Chemistry Link to Health features -- "Carboxylic Acids in Metabolism", "Alkaloids: Amines in Plants"
  • Chapter 15:
    • Chapter-opening article "Geriatric Nurse"
    • New Chemistry Link to Health feature "Infant Respiratory Distress Syndrome (IRDS)"
  • Chapter 16:
    • Chapter-opening article "Physician Assistant"
  • Chapter 17:
    • Chapter-opening article "Histology Technician"
  • Chapter 18:
    • Chapter-opening article "Veterinary Assistant"
12th Edition of
Chemistry: An Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry
Hardcover, 744 pages
ISBN-10: 0321908449
ISBN-13: 9780321908445
Published by: Prentice Hall, January 11, 2014
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with MasteringChemistry with eText
Hardcover, 744 pages
ISBN-10: 0321907140
ISBN-13: 9780321907141
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Loose Leaf, 744 pages
ISBN-10: 0321933338
ISBN-13: 9780321933331
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11th Edition of
Chemistry: An Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry
Hardcover, 744 pages
ISBN-10: 0321693450
ISBN-13: 9780321693457
Published by: Prentice Hall, January 06, 2011
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with MasteringChemistry with eText
Hardcover, 744 pages
ISBN-10: 0321741048
ISBN-13: 9780321741042
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Books a la Carte Plus MasteringChemistry
Loose Leaf, 684 pages
ISBN-10: 0321787552
ISBN-13: 9780321787552
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10th Edition of
Chemistry: An Introduction to General, Organic, & Biological Chemistry
Hardcover, 744 pages
ISBN-10: 0136019706
ISBN-13: 9780136019701
Published by: Prentice Hall, February 18, 2008
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