CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL DATA
To find books, theses and serial publications, use
a PAC terminal and conduct a search for author, title or
subject. For the correct subject heading consult the
Library of Congress Subject Headings (located near the Sci.
Ref. Desk) or a science librarian. Some important subject
headings are CHEMISTRY - TABLES, CHEMICALS - SPECTRA,
STEREOCHEMISTRY - ATLASES, MASS SPECTROMETRY - TABLES.
TP9 Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology.
1978 Covers energy, health, safety, toxicology; new
Sci Ref materials such as polym╝rs, composites, enzymes,
fibers, textiles, and pharmaceuticals. Gives
detailed physical and chemical properties for each
substance. Uses both SI and English units and
includes RN numbers.
TA402 Encyclopedia o┤ Materials Science and Engineering.
E53 Covers superconductors, electrical and electro-
1985 nic, nuclear, magnetic, optical, biomedical,
Sci Ref dental, building, and electrical materials. Gives
electrical, magnetic, optical, photovoltaic,
mechanical, and tribological properties.
Discusses processing behavior, biocompatibility,
and corrosion resistance.
TP1087 Encyclopedia of Polymer Science and Engineering.
E46 1985 Gives general, dynamic, physical, and chemical
Sci Ref properties. Also provides toxicity data.
RS51 The Merck Index
M4 1976 Provides physical data, pharmacological proper-
Sci Ref ties, and toxicity. Gives structures for and
Ask at references with each compound. Well indexed.
QD65 CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics.
H3 Covers inorganic and organometallic compounds.
Sci Ref Includes molecular weight, color, crystalline
form, melting and boiling points, density, refrac-
tive index, and solubility. Contains extensive
vapor pressure tables for water and other
QD65 The Chemist's Companion: A Handbook of Practical
Sci Ref Includes properties of molecular systems and
atoms, kinetics, spectroscopy, chromatography,
experimental techniques, etc. Gives hard to find
data such as bond lengths, interbond angles, force
constants, solvents for crystallization, wave-
length - wavenumber conversion. Contains
extensive treatment of atomic and molecular
QD95 Handbook of Spectroscopy.
H27 Includes data from electron and photoelectron
Sci Ref spectroscopy; data related to x-ray spectroscopy;
and molecular spectra. Has author and subject
TP151 Lange's Handbook of Chemistry.
H25 Has especially good coverage of natural
Sci Ref products. Contains tables of physical properties
for alkaloids and glucosides and tables for
commercial organic compounds. Gives physical
properties such as color, density, melting and
boiling points. Lists specific gravity of
aquaeous inorganic salts at various concentra-
TA459 Metals Handbook
A5 Covers mechanical properties (tensile strength,
Sci Ref hardness), physical properties (damping capacity,
coefficient of thermal expansion), and chemical
composition. Uses SI units with U.S. equivalents.
TP151 Perry's Chemical Engineers' Handbook.
P45 Includes physical and chemical, thermodynamic,
1984 transport, and mechanical properties. Contains
Sci Ref data on industrial chemicals and a detailed index.
Tables and Atlases
QD257.7 Atlas of Spectral Data and Physical Constants for
G7 Organic Compounds.
1975 Covers 21,000 compounds, for which gives proton
Sci Ref NMR, C-13 NMR, IR, UV, mass spectral data, and
physical constants. Includes literature referen-
QD481 Atlas of Stereochemistry.
K64 Provides access to the absolute configurations
1978 of chiral molecules. Covers organic and organo-
Sci Ref metallic stereochemistry; excludes metal
complexes. Gives literature references through
QD504 CODATA Key Values for Thermodynamics.
C62 Contains 151 key chemicals with key values.
1989 Data selected is critically evaluated by
Sci Ref international experts.
Q199 International Critical Tables of Numerical Data.
N32 Index Covers the literature through 1924. Includes
1933 critically evaluated date, physical constants and
Sci Ref properties used by chemists, physicists, and
engineers. Contains a detailed index.
QD511.8 JANAF Thermochemical Tables.
J3 1986 Includes thermodynamic properties for over
Sci Ref 1,000 chemicals.
QC61 Landolt-Bornstein physikalisch-chemische Tabellen.
L3 Consists of separate volumes on nuclear
1923 physics, atomic and molecular physics, crystal Sci
Ref structures and solid state physics, macroscopic
properties, geophysics and space science, and
astronomy and astrophysics.
QD65 The NBS Tables of Chemical Thermodynamic
Sci Ref Covers 14,000 substances. Gives data of
enthalpy, entropy, Gibbs energy, heat capacity.
Also provides properties of aqueous solutions
and pure compounds.
QD65 SI Chemical Data.
A9 Covers only common substances used by under-
1971 graduate chemistry students. Good source for
Sci Ref thermochemical data of organic compounds.
Provides basic atom and bond related data (bond
enthalpies and lengths; electronegativities;
QD511.8 Thermochemical Data of Organic Compounds.
P43 Used to predict which chemical processes are
1986 thermodynamically feasible. Covers 3,000
Sci Ref compounds. Excludes data on radicals, ions,
organometallic compounds, or multicomponent
systems. Has name and RN number indexes.
QC454 The Wiley/NBS Registry of Mass Spectral Data.
M3 Comprehensive and accurate mass spectral data
M395 on 112,000 compounds. Contains compound name
1989 index, elemental composition index, and RN
Sci Ref numbers.
Journals and Serials
QD1.J92 Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data:
Publishes physical property data for pure
compounds and mixtures.
QC61.J6 Journal of Physical and Chemical Reference Data:
Publishes current data of high standards.
QD511 Bulletin of Thermodynamics:
.B852 An annual publication arranged in three
sections: bibliography, currrent research, and
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