Chang, Chemistry ©2019, 13e

Grade Levels: 9-12
Fully aligned to the College Board curriculum framework, Chang Chemistry balances rigorous college-level content with accessible and inspiring instruction built for AP success.  Chang’s traditional approach to chemistry is delivered in a straightforward writing style with a strong focus on the developing problem-solving strategies and skills. The artwork in the 13th edition has been completely refreshed to give students visual insight into various topics and applications.

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Additional Details & Resources

  • Chapter 1 Chemistry: The Study of Change
  • Chapter 2 Atoms, Molecules, and Ions
  • Chapter 3 Mass Relationships in Chemical Reactions
  • Chapter 4 Reactions in Aqueous Solutions
  • Chapter 5 Gases
  • Chapter 6 Thermochemistry
  • Chapter 7 Quantum Theory and the Electronic Structure of Atoms
  • Chapter 8 Periodic Relationships Among the Elements
  • Chapter 9 Chemical Bonding I: Basic Concepts
  • Chapter 10 Chemical Bonding II: Molecular Geometry and Hybridization of Atomic Orbitals
  • Chapter 11 Intermolecular Forces and Liquids and Solids
  • Chapter 12 Physical Properties of Solutions
  • Chapter 13 Chemical Kinetics
  • Chapter 14 Chemical Equilibrium
  • Chapter 15 Acids and Bases
  • Chapter 16 Acid-Base Equilibria and Solubility Equilibria
  • Chapter 17 Entropy, Free Energy, and Equilibrium
  • Chapter 18 Electrochemistry
  • Chapter 19 Nuclear Chemistry
  • Chapter 20 Chemistry in the Atmosphere
  • Chapter 21 Metallurgy and the Chemistry of Metals
  • Chapter 22 Nonmetallic Elements and Their Compounds
  • Chapter 23 Transition Metals Chemistry and Coordination Compounds
  • Chapter 24 Organic Chemistry
  • Chapter 25 Synthetic and Natural Organic Polymer

Raymond Chang was born in Hong Kong and grew up in Shanghai and Hong Kong. He received his B.Sc. degree in chemistry from London University, and his Ph.D. in chemistry from Yale University. After doing postdoctoral research at Washington University and teaching for a year at Hunter College of the City University of New York, he joined the chemistry department at Williams College.

Professor Chang served on the American Chemical Society Examination Committee, the National Chemistry Olympiad Examination, and the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Committee. He wrote books on physical chemistry, industrial chemistry, and physical science. He also coauthored books on the Chinese language, children’s picture books, and a novel for young readers.

Jason Overby was born in Bowling Green, Kentucky, and raised in Clarksville, Tennessee. He received his B.S. in chemistry and political science from the University of Tennessee at Martin. After obtaining his Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry from Vanderbilt University, Jason conducted postdoctoral research at Dartmouth College.

Since joining the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the College of Charleston, South Carolina, Jason has taught a variety of courses ranging from general chemistry to advanced inorganic chemistry. He is also interested in the integration of technology into the classroom, with a particular focus on adaptive learning. Additionally, he conducts research with undergraduates in inorganic and organic synthetic chemistry as well as computational organometallic chemistry.

In his free time, he enjoys boating, bowling, and cooking. He is also involved with USA Swimming as a nationally certified starter and stroke-and-turn official. He lives in South Carolina with his wife Robin and two daughters, Emma and Sarah.


Todd Abronowitz was the lead AP Chemistry teacher for Dallas ISD and currently teaches at Parish Episcopal School in Dallas, TX. He has taught AP Chemistry since 1993 and has been a College Board consultant for AP and Pre-AP Chemistry since 2003. He has received numerous local, state and national awards for his teaching including the 2000 Texas Chemistry Teacher of the Year, 2003 Radio Shack National Teacher Award Winner, and the 2012 National Math and Science Initiative All American Teacher of the Year. He has taught in numerous settings in the states of Michigan and Texas: rural, suburban, and urban public school districts and parochial schools. He has also teaches chemistry for Brookhaven College.

Casey Akin teaches Pre-AP and AP Chemistry at College Station High School in College Station, Texas. She has taught AP Chemistry, AP Biology and various other science courses since 2002. She has been honored for the past six years as a district Star Educator and a Hall of Fame Teacher by the College Station Education Foundation and was the 2015-16 teacher of the year at her school. Casey has been a College Board consultant for five years, focusing on AP Chemistry curriculum and vertical alignment. Casey has sponsored students as they have advanced in competitions such as the Siemens Foundation, BEST Robotics, Chemistry Olympiad, UIL Academics in science, Intel ISEF, Intel Science Talent Search and National Science Bowl.