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The Structure of Physical Chemistry

C. N. Hinshelwood


This book is by C. N. Hinshelwood, the distinguished author and Nobel Laureate (1956). Physical chemistry is a difficult and diversified subject. Based on the experience of university teaching, this book lays emphasis on the structure and continuity of the whole subject and tries to show the relation of its various parts to one another. Certain themes run through physical chemistry and these have been used to unify the composition. The treatment is neither historical nor formally deductive, but at each stage the author tries to indicate the route by which an inquiring mind might most simply an ... More

Keywords: Hinshelwood, physical chemistry, teaching, structure, continuity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780198570257
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570257.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

C. N. Hinshelwood, author
Department of Chemistry, University of Oxford