Excel for Chemists®: A Comprehensive Guide, Third Edition

Excel for Chemists®: A Comprehensive Guide, Third Edition

Author(s): E. Joseph Billo

Published Online: 1 NOV 2011 11:03AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470381236

Online ISBN: 9781118093955

DOI: 10.1002/9781118093955

About this Book

Reviews from previous editions:

"Excel for Chemists should be part of any academic library offering courses and programs in Chemistry."
-Choice

"I highly recommend the book; treat yourself to it; assign it to a class; give it as a gift."
-The Nucleus

The newly revised step-by-step guide to using the scientific calculating power of Excel to perform a variety of chemical calculations

Chemists across all subdisciplines use Excel to record data in tabular form, but few have learned to take full advantage of the program. Featuring clear step-by-step instructions, Excelfor Chemists illustrates how to use the scientific calculating power of Excel to perform a variety of chemical calculations. 

Including a CD-ROM for Windows, this new edition provides chemists and students with a detailed guide to using the current versions of Excel (Excel 2007 and 2010) as well as Excel 2003.

Additional features in this third edition include:

  • How to perform a variety of chemical calculations by creating advanced spreadsheet formulas or by using Excel's built-in tools
  • How to automate repetitive tasks by programming Excel's Visual Basic for Applications
  • New chapters show how to import data from other language versions of Excel, and how to create automatic procedures
  • The accompanying CD contains a number of Excel macros to facilitate chemical calculations, including molecular weight, nonlinear regression statistics, and data interpolation
  • Several appendices provide extensive lists of useful shortcut keys and function descriptions

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: The Basics

  2. Part II: Advanced Spreadsheet Topics

  3. Part III: Spreadsheet Mathematics

  4. Part IV: Excel's Visual Basic for Applications

  5. Part V: Some Applications of VBA

  6. Part VI: Appendices

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