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Chemistry of Hazardous Materials with MyFireKit, 5th Edition

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  • By Eugene Meyer
  • Pub. Date: Aug 4, 2009 by Pearson.
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-504159-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-504159-8

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Features

  • New coverage of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemical Substances (GHS)
  • Text written with an introduction to the principles of basic chemistry, aligned with recommended actions to be executed when emergency responders encounter hazardous materials
  • Expanded information on terrorist threats relative to biological, chemical, and radioactive agents
  • Updated information throughout on acceptable practices for the handling and storage of hazardous materials
  • New End-of-Chapter Exercises and Solved Exercises
  • Updated, relevant coverage of D.O.T. regulations that pertain to non-bulk and bulk transportation of hazardous materials
  • Information on labels, signs, tags, and placards that are used to rapidly inform emergency responders of the potential hazards posed by hazardous materials
  • New lists of hazardous materials, the naming of the, where they are most likely to be used, and their potentially hazardous properties
  • Thoroughly updated art program
  • A new Companion Website www.pearsonhighered.com/meyer containing additional exercises and tools

This new edition of Chemistry of Hazardous Materials remains an important basic chemistry text for Emergency Responders with expanded coverage on many essential hazardous materials topics, such as: the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemical Substances (GHS), terrorist threats relative to biological, chemical, and radioactive agents, updated best practices for the handling and storage of hazardous materials, new end-of-chapter exercises, updated D.O.T. regulations, information on warning labels and material safety sheets for use by Emergency Responders, and new lists of hazardous materials. This new edition continues the successful presentation of earlier editions by emphasizing the hazardous materials regulations established by the OSHA, the U.S. D.O.T., and the EPA.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Features of Matter and Energy

Chapter 3: Flammable Gases and Flammable Liquids

Chapter 4: Chemical Forms of Matter

Chapter 5: Principles of Chemical Reactions

Chapter 6: Use of the DOT Hazardous Materials Regulations by Emergency

Chapter 7: Chemistry of Some Common Elements

Chapter 8: Chemistry of Some Corrosive Materials

Chapter 9: Chemistry of Some Water-Reactive Substances

Chapter 10: Chemistry of Some Toxic Substances

Chapter 11: Chemistry of Some Oxidizers

Chapter 12: Chemistry of Some Hazardous Organic Compounds I

Chapter 13: Chemistry of Some Hazardous Organic Compounds II

Chapter 14: Chemistry of Some Polymeric Materials

Chapter 15: Chemistry of Some Explosives

Chapter 16: Radioactive Materials

Appendix A: Table of Elements and Atomic Weights

Glossary

Subject Index

Hazardous Materials Index

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Chemistry of Hazardous Materials remains an important basic chemistry text for Emergency Responders with expanded coverage on many essential hazardous materials topics, such as: the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemical Substances (GHS), terrorist threats relative to biological, chemical, and radioactive agents, and storage of hazardous materials. See the Demo