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The Resource Lives and times of great pioneers in chemistry : from Lavoisier to Sanger, by C.N.R. Rao (Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, India) and Indumati Rao (Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, India)

Lives and times of great pioneers in chemistry : from Lavoisier to Sanger, by C.N.R. Rao (Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, India) and Indumati Rao (Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, India)

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Lives and times of great pioneers in chemistry : from Lavoisier to Sanger
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Lives and times of great pioneers in chemistry
Title remainder
from Lavoisier to Sanger
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by C.N.R. Rao (Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, India) and Indumati Rao (Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, India)
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eng
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1934-
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Rao, C. N. R.
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540.92/2
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index present
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QD21
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.R36 2016
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non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Rao, Indumati
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  • Chemists
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry
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  • Chemistry
  • Chemists
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Lives and times of great pioneers in chemistry : from Lavoisier to Sanger, by C.N.R. Rao (Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, India) and Indumati Rao (Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, India)
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents
  • Preface; 1. Antoine Laurent Lavoisier (1743-1794) (Father of chemistry); Early years; Lavoisier's Chemistry; Respiration and combustion; Water is a compound not an element; Classification and nomenclature of elements; Author and a polymath; The final days; References; 2. John Dalton (1766-1844) (Proponent of the concept of the atom); Early life; Law of Multiple Proportions and the beginning of Atomic Theory; Dalton the man; Last days; References; 3. Humphry Davy (1778-1829) (The great discoverer and showman); Early years; Becoming an experimental chemist; Inhaling nitrous oxide
  • Lectures and Research at the Royal InstitutionHumphry Davy and Michael Faraday; Bakerian lectures; Davy's outstanding achievements; Davy, the multifaceted genius; Davy lamp; Honours; Davy the man; Final years; References; 4. Jons Jacob Berzelius (1779-1848) (Swedish pioneer who wrote the first chemistry text book); Early years; Textbook of Chemistry and atomic weights; Electrochemical experiments; Nomenclature; Electrochemical dualism; Isomerism; Catalysis; Honours; Berzelius' influence; Later years; References; 5. Michael Faraday (1791-1867) (The greatest scientist of all time); Early years
  • Apprenticeship with a bookbinderBeginning of a scientific journey; To Europe with Humphry Davy; Chemist, physicist or electrical engineer?; Faraday's impact on electricity and related fields; Static electricity and the Faraday cage; Unification; Honours; Work ethics; Evening Discourses and Christmas lectures; Public service; Faraday the man; Last years; References; 6. Friedrich Wöhler (1800-1882) (The one who made the first organic compound); Early years; Synthesis of urea and the birth of organic chemistry; Extraction of aluminum from alumina; Honours; Other Facets; References
  • 7. August Kekule (1829-1896) (First to predict organic structures)Early life; Gambolling atoms and theory of Valence; Benzene; Return to Germany as professor in the University of Bonn; Honors; Last years; References; 8. Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev (1834-1907) (Designer of the greatest table); Early life; Later years; Beginnings of the Periodic Table; What makes Mendeleev's periodic table unique?; The many faceted genius; Honors; Mendeleev the man; References; 9. Jacobus Henricus van't Hoff (1852-1911) (First Nobel Laureate in Chemistry); Early years; Tetrahedral Carbon
  • Foray into physical chemistryOne of the first physical chemists; Honours; The unique genius of van't Hoff; The end; References; 10. Emil Fischer (1852-1919) (A multi-faceted organic chemist); Early years; Purines and sugars; Fischer Projections; Enzyme action and the lock and key model; Protein research; Honours; Fischer the man; Final years; References; 11. Wilhelm Ostwald (1853-1932) (High priest of physical chemistry); Early years; Pioneer in physical chemistry; Ostwald -- Arrhenius; Father of physical chemistry; Catalysis; Ostwald and energetics; Rejection of atomic hypothesis; Colours
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Lives and times of great pioneers in chemistry : from Lavoisier to Sanger, by C.N.R. Rao (Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, India) and Indumati Rao (Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, India)
Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface; 1. Antoine Laurent Lavoisier (1743-1794) (Father of chemistry); Early years; Lavoisier's Chemistry; Respiration and combustion; Water is a compound not an element; Classification and nomenclature of elements; Author and a polymath; The final days; References; 2. John Dalton (1766-1844) (Proponent of the concept of the atom); Early life; Law of Multiple Proportions and the beginning of Atomic Theory; Dalton the man; Last days; References; 3. Humphry Davy (1778-1829) (The great discoverer and showman); Early years; Becoming an experimental chemist; Inhaling nitrous oxide
  • Lectures and Research at the Royal InstitutionHumphry Davy and Michael Faraday; Bakerian lectures; Davy's outstanding achievements; Davy, the multifaceted genius; Davy lamp; Honours; Davy the man; Final years; References; 4. Jons Jacob Berzelius (1779-1848) (Swedish pioneer who wrote the first chemistry text book); Early years; Textbook of Chemistry and atomic weights; Electrochemical experiments; Nomenclature; Electrochemical dualism; Isomerism; Catalysis; Honours; Berzelius' influence; Later years; References; 5. Michael Faraday (1791-1867) (The greatest scientist of all time); Early years
  • Apprenticeship with a bookbinderBeginning of a scientific journey; To Europe with Humphry Davy; Chemist, physicist or electrical engineer?; Faraday's impact on electricity and related fields; Static electricity and the Faraday cage; Unification; Honours; Work ethics; Evening Discourses and Christmas lectures; Public service; Faraday the man; Last years; References; 6. Friedrich Wöhler (1800-1882) (The one who made the first organic compound); Early years; Synthesis of urea and the birth of organic chemistry; Extraction of aluminum from alumina; Honours; Other Facets; References
  • 7. August Kekule (1829-1896) (First to predict organic structures)Early life; Gambolling atoms and theory of Valence; Benzene; Return to Germany as professor in the University of Bonn; Honors; Last years; References; 8. Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev (1834-1907) (Designer of the greatest table); Early life; Later years; Beginnings of the Periodic Table; What makes Mendeleev's periodic table unique?; The many faceted genius; Honors; Mendeleev the man; References; 9. Jacobus Henricus van't Hoff (1852-1911) (First Nobel Laureate in Chemistry); Early years; Tetrahedral Carbon
  • Foray into physical chemistryOne of the first physical chemists; Honours; The unique genius of van't Hoff; The end; References; 10. Emil Fischer (1852-1919) (A multi-faceted organic chemist); Early years; Purines and sugars; Fischer Projections; Enzyme action and the lock and key model; Protein research; Honours; Fischer the man; Final years; References; 11. Wilhelm Ostwald (1853-1932) (High priest of physical chemistry); Early years; Pioneer in physical chemistry; Ostwald -- Arrhenius; Father of physical chemistry; Catalysis; Ostwald and energetics; Rejection of atomic hypothesis; Colours
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931011201
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1 online resource
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9789814689069
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