A reminder that the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 95th ed., 2014-15, is available online as an ebook, on- and off-campus http://search.lib.cam.ac.uk/?itemid=|eresources|74068.
The Handbook is an authoratitive resource consisting of tables of data and current international recommendations on nomenclature, symbols, and units, and is useful not just for the physical sciences, but also for the related disciplines of biology, geology, and environmental science. Content includes physical property data and mathematical formulas.
The latest 95th ed. includes 22 new tables and major updates and expansions, details are given here: https://www.crcpress.com/product/isbn/9781482208672.
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