By Richard L. Myers
What's a chemical compound? Compounds are elements which are or extra parts mixed jointly chemically in a typical share by way of weight. Compounds are throughout us - they comprise universal issues, similar to water, and extra esoteric components, akin to triuranium octaoxide, the main mostly happening usual resource for uranium. This reference consultant supplies us a travel of a hundred of an important, universal, strange, and exciting compounds recognized to technology. every one access provides an intensive clarification of the composition, molecular formulation, and chemical homes of the compound. additionally, each one access studies the appropriate chemistry, heritage, and makes use of of the compound, with discussions of the beginning of the compound's identify, the invention or first synthesis of the compound, construction information, and makes use of of the compound.