Table of Contents for Caveman Chemistry

28 Projects, from the Creation of Fire to the Production of Plastics

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Table of Contents
1. Lucifer (Charcoal)
2. Unktomi (Silicates)
3. Hammurabi (Units)
4. Samson (Mead)
5. Athanor (Ceramics)
6. Venus (Textiles)
7. Adam (Metathesis Reactions)
8. Job (Alkali)
9. Vulcan (Metals)
10. Vitruvius (Lime)
11. Pliny (Redox Reactions)
12. Marie (Dyes)
13. Theophilus (Glass)
14. Ts'ai Lun (Paper)
15. al-Razi (Stoichiometry)
16. Adelard (Alcohol)
17. Tzu-Chhun (Gunpowder)
18. Spot and Roebuck (Acid)
19. Bath (Soap)
20. Leblanc (Soda)
21. Volta (Batteries)
22. Perkin (Aniline Dyes)
23. Eastman (Photography)
24. Solvay (Ammonia)
25. Dow (Electrochemicals)
26. Bayer (Pharmaceuticals)
27. Badische (Fertilizers)
28. DuPont (Plastics)
A. Back Cover
B. The Laboratory Notebook
C. Measuring and Mixing
D. Supplies and Suppliers
E. Atomic Weights
List of Tables
1-1. Formulae for Some Common Substances
3-1. Common Unit Factors
5-1. Three Temperature Scales
7-1. Common Cations and Anions
7-2. Aqueous Solubility of Inorganic Compounds
8-1. Combustion Products of Beech Wood
8-2. Solubility of Alkali Sulfates and Carbonates
9-1. Metals and Their Ores
19-1. Saponification Values for Common Oils and Fats
List of Equations
1-1. The Combustion of Cellulose
4-1. Aerobic and Anaerobic Fermentation of Glucose
5-1. The Calcination of Kaolinite
6-1. From Air to Glucose to Cellulose
6-2. Condensation of a Protein from Glycine
8-1. Reactions of Potassium Carbonate with Water
9-1. Smelting of Oxide and Carbonate Ores
9-2. Roasting of Sulfide Ores
10-1. From Gypsum to Plaster and Back Again
10-2. From Lime Back to Limestone
12-1. From Indogotin to Leucoindigotin
12-2. From Urea to Ammonia
12-3. From Leucoindigotin to Indigotin
16-1. Reactions of Ethanol and Acetic Acid
17-1. Skeleton Equations for Two Gunpowder Mixtures
18-1. Acid Properties of Carbon Dioxide
18-2. Properties of Sulfurous Acid
18-3. Properties of Sulfuric Acid
18-4. Two More Mineral Acids
19-1. Saponification
21-1. Four Electrochemical Reactions
24-1. Reactions Involving Carbon Dioxide
24-2. Reactions Involving Ammonia
26-1. From Aniline to Acetanilide
28-1. The Condensation of an Ester