Chemistry : our past, present, and future
CALL NO : QD39.7 C517 2017
IMPRINT : Singapore : Pan Stanford, c2017
This book discusses the vital role of chemistry in everyday life. It encourages readers to understand how the knowledge of chemistry is important for the development of society and a better future. The text is organized into three parts. Part I covers the historical aspects of chemistry and discusses how countless discoveries since the beginning of life on earth have benefited human beings. Part II focuses on modern life and describes chemistry’s contribution to the developments in the fields of food and agriculture, energy, transportation, medicine, and communications. Part III emphasizes the role of chemists and educators in making the layperson aware of the benefits of chemistry without having them to go through its complexities. Written in an easy-to-understand manner and supplemented by ample number of figures and tables, the book will cater to a broad readership ranging from general readers to experts.
- Improves the understanding of chemistry from the factual point of view
- Discusses the future in light of the present and past achievements in chemistry
- Written in an easy-to-understand manner