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Energy and Resources J.C. Charles

Energy and Resources

J.C. Charles

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This book has been specially written for A Level Chemistry students following the OCR A specification. It deals with the final two modules of Unit 4, Chains, Energy and Resources.The following topics are dealt with:Enthalpy Changes: Exothermic andMoreThis book has been specially written for A Level Chemistry students following the OCR A specification. It deals with the final two modules of Unit 4, Chains, Energy and Resources.The following topics are dealt with:Enthalpy Changes: Exothermic and Endothermic reactions, Measuring Enthalpy Changes, Activation Energy, .Bond Enthalpies, Hesss Law.Rate of Reaction: Collision Theory, Catalysts, Boltzmann Distribution.Dynamic Equilibrium: Reversible Reactions, le Chateliers principle, Industrial Processes.The Greenhouse Effect: Solar Radiation, Greenhouse Gases, Global Warming, International Agreements, Controlling Carbon Emissions, Carbon Capture and Storage.The Ozone Layer: Structure of the Atmosphere, Formation of Ozone in the Stratosphere, Destruction of Ozone by Human Activity, The Montreal Protocol.Air Pollution: Sources of Pollutants, Catalytic Converter, Monitoring Air Pollution.Green Chemistry: Sustainable Chemical Processes, Dealing with Waste, International Cooperation.Written in a friendly, informal style, Energy and Resources is ideal for self-study. There are many self-assessment questions with detailed answers, and the book contains a large number of illustrations specially prepared for this Kindle edition. Exam-type calculations are carefully explained in step by step worked examples.Energy and Resources is complete and self-contained, and covers all the material in this section of the OCR Specification.The author has had many years experience of teaching chemistry and is a senior A Level Chemistry examiner.