Acknowledged author Peter & Julio de Paula. Atkins wrote Atkins' Physical Chemistry [Paperback] [Mar 13, 2014] Atkins, Peter & Julio de Paula. comprising pages back in 2014. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 019969740X and 9780199697403. Since then Atkins' Physical Chemistry [Paperback] [Mar 13, 2014] Atkins, Peter & Julio de Paula. textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $8.53 or rent at the marketplace.
From Nylorac: The textbook is excellent and any good professor can teach physical chemistry from it. It is well organized, starting with some basic thermodynamics background and moving to more complicated thermo. The next section is kinetics, which is also presented not nearly as well as the thermo, but Atkins does a good job nonetheless. Spectroscopy and statistical mechanics come next and although they are not simple to understand, Atkins is concise in his presentation. The remainder of the book is additional material which may or may not be covered in a physical chemistry course. What should also be noted are the appendices at the end. Atkins includes very helpful supplemental material in mathematics which is needed for the thermodynamics discussion. The tables are somewhat lacking, but any good reference book can supplement this information. Overall,it contains much information and well presented .