Chemistry In Daily Life

Chemistry In Daily Life

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Publisher PHI Learning All Science books by PHI Learning
ISBN 9788120346178
Author: Kirpal Singh
Number of Pages 186
Available in all digital devices
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Chemistry In Daily Life by Kirpal Singh
Book Summary:

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

Audience of the Book :
This book Useful for B.Sc. and M.Sc. Student
Table of 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