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CHEMISTRY IN DAILY LIFE by SINGH, KIRPAL by Mediametics

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This book highlights the importance of chemistry in human well-being by introducing the readers to the basic usefulness of chemistry in everyday life. Chemistry has helped in creating valuable products that have transformed the lifestyle of people. Since we spend lots of money in buying our daily requirements, there is a need for us to understand the benefits and hazards of using consumer products which contain chemicals. In this context, this book will help readers to make reasoned choices and intelligent decisions in buying consumer products which contain chemicals.

This text is divided into seventeen chapters devoted to the basic necessities of life like food, shelter, clothing, healthcare, and energy and consumer products. Topics on chemistry in environment, crime, warfare, arts, conservation, communications and transportation are also highlighted in individual chapters. All these topics are discussed with regard to the needs of modern society.

In this third edition, the various chapters have been updated with current information keeping the language simple and friendly. Critical thinking exercises and questions have been included. The style of questions included in the book is to meet the requirement of various competitive examinations such as Indian Civil Services and entrance examinations in medicine and engineering.

About the Author

SINGH, KIRPAL

KIRPAL SINGH, Ph.D., is Member of the Board of Directors of Pacific Basin Consortium for Health and Environment, Honolulu, Hawaii and also formerly Professor of Chemistry, and Dean of Natural and Physical Sciences, University of Papua, New Guinea. He has been Editor of Science in New Guinea and Commissioner on the PNG Commission for Higher Education and representating PNG for over eight years on the Board of Directors of the PCB. His main research interests are in the areas of environmental studies, water quality and industrial wastewater analysis. He has published over 130 publications. He is a recipient of many national and international awards for his contribution in chemistry in developing countries. Author’s rich and varied experience of over 40 years has resulted in this highly informative and well-written book.

Contents
Preface • Acknowledgements
Chapter 1 Importance of Chemistry in Society
Chapter 2 Chemistry in Agriculture and Plant Protection
Chapter 3 Chemicals of Life
Chapter 4 Chemical Processing and Preservation of Foods
Chapter 5 Chemistry in Housing and Household 
Chapter 6 Chemistry of Textiles and Clothing
Chapter 7 Chemistry in Medicine and Healthcare
Chapter 8 Chemistry in Arts, Communications and Transport
Chapter 9 Chemistry in Crime and Law Enforcement
Chapter 10 Chemistry and Modern Warfare
Chapter 11 Chemistry of Cosmetics
Chapter 12 Chemistry and Consumer Products
Chapter 13 Chemistry and Our Environment
Chapter 14 Plastics and Ceramics
Chapter 15 Energy and Chemistry
Chapter 16 Enzymes: The Vital Biocatalysts
Chapter 17 Chemistry, Economics and Politics
Appendices • Further Readings
Model Questions from the Text • Index



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CHEMISTRY IN DAILY LIFE by SINGH, KIRPAL by Mediametics

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  • Product Code: SSB-978-81-203-4617-8
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