Best Reference Books – Physical Chemistry of Surfaces

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Physical Chemistry of Surfaces subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Physical Chemistry of Surfaces along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Physical Chemistry of Surfaces subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Physical Chemistry of Surfaces" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Physical Chemistry of Surfaces” by A W Adamson and A P Gast

“Physical Chemistry of Surfaces” Book Review: This book explains the methodologies used in physical chemistry surfaces. Main chapters mentioned are the nature and thermodynamics of liquid interfaces, Surface films on liquid substrates, long range forces. Other topics such as electrical aspects of surface chemistry, surface of solid, wetting, flotation, detergency is also included. a new chapter on macromolecule films is also added in this book. End of chapter problems with review questions are provided for students to read. This book is suitable for advanced chemistry students.

2. “Surface Analysis – The Principal Techniques” by J C Vickerman

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“Surface Analysis – The Principal Techniques” Book Review: This book mentions the principal techniques and characteristics of surface analysis. main topics included are auger Electron spectroscopy, electron spectroscopy for chemical analysis, molecular surface mass spectroscopy by SIMS. Other topics included are dynamic SIMS, low energy ion scattering and Rutherford backscattering. All the principal techniques are described in detail with proper examples. problems are provided for students to practice. This book is useful for advanced chemistry students.

3. “Introduction to Surface Chemistry and Catalysis” by G A Somorjai

“Introduction to Surface Chemistry and Catalysis” Book Review: This book discusses the core principles of surface chemistry and catalysis. major topics such as surfaces, structure of surfaces, dynamics at surfaces, thermodynamics of surfaces are introduced. Other topics included are Electrical properties of surfaces, surface chemical bond, mechanical properties of surfaces. tables of experimental data are also added in this book. This book is suitable for Undergraduate or graduate students taking advanced courses in physics, chemistry, engineering and materials science.

4. “Surface Chemistry” by E M McCash

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“Surface Chemistry” Book Review: This book is an introduction to surface chemistry. Main chapters included are discussion of the clean surface, electronic and structural properties, desorption, adsorption. Other topics mentioned are reactions and reactivity on the surface, the growth and properties of ultra-thin films, basic concepts of kinetics and thermodynamics and photochemistry. Techniques and approaches are discussed in a detailed manner with figures. a new phenomenon of surface dynamics is also discussed. This book is useful for graduate level chemistry and chemical engineering students.

5. “Textbook of Engineering Chemistry” by Dara S S and Umare S S

“Textbook of Engineering Chemistry” Book Review: This book describes the fundamentals of environmental chemistry. Main topics included are water treatment, fuels and combustion, nuclear power generation, Chemical bonding. Other topics included are composite materials, thermodynamics equilibrium and kinematics, crystal structures, glass and ceramics. a total of 26 chapters are discussed in this book. At the end of the book a question bank is provided for students to prepare for the examination. This book is suitable for environmental, chemical engineering students.

6. “A Life Scientist’s Guide to Physical Chemistry” by Marc R Roussel

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“A Life Scientist’s Guide to Physical Chemistry” Book Review: This book involves the fundamental concepts of physical chemistry. Main topics included are quantum mechanics, spectroscopy, thermodynamics, free energy. Other chapters mentioned our chemical equilibriums and coupled reactions, non-ideal behaviour, electrochemistry, integrated rate laws. Key ideas and equations are added at the end of every chapter for students review. Over 130 worked out examples and more than 350 exercises are provided in this book. This book is useful for advanced chemistry students.

7. “Physical Chemistry of Surfaces” by SEA

“Physical Chemistry of Surfaces” Book Review: This book mentions the concepts of physical chemistry of surfaces. Chapters included are Formation of a new face nucleation and crystal growth, microscopy and spectroscopy, long range forces. A chapter consists of basic surface chemistry topics with complete derivations and reviews of recent advances. worked out problems and end of chapter problems are added in each unit for students practice and clear understanding. This book is useful for Senior level undergraduates and graduate students of chemistry.

8. “The Physical Chemistry of Surface Films” by Peter Debye and William Draper Harkins

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“The Physical Chemistry of Surface Films” Book Review: This book describes the physical chemistry of surface film. The main topics included are the nature and energetics of surfaces, films on liquids, films on solids, properties of soap solution. Other topics mentioned are mechanism of emulsion polymerization, the role of electric double layer in the behaviour. Figures and equations are labelled in detail for clear understanding of topics. This book is useful for advanced chemistry students.

9. “Recent Research Developments In Physical Chemistry: Surfaces And Interfaces of Nanostructured Systems” by Edited by Chuan-Yi Wang

“Recent Research Developments In Physical Chemistry: Surfaces And Interfaces of Nanostructured Systems” Book Review: This book mentions the reason developments in physical chemistry. Main topics mentioned are energy conversion, optoelectronics, lasers, catalysis and biomedical treatment. A lot of studies and research papers are added in this book for students to clearly understand the topics. This book is useful for advanced chemistry students and researchers in the field of physical chemistry.

10. “Introduction to Surface Physical Chemistry” Introduction to Surface Physical Chemistry (Topics in Physical Chemistry)” by K Christmann

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“Introduction to Surface Physical Chemistry” Introduction to Surface Physical Chemistry (Topics in Physical Chemistry)” Book Review: This book is an introduction to surface physics chemistry. Topics discussed are microscopic treatment of surface phenomena, thermodynamics and kinematics of surfaces, scientific tools used in surface chemistry. Other topics mentioned are Surface reactions and model catalysis. Worked out examples and equations are provided in chapter for better understanding. This book is suitable for advanced chemistry students.

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