It's not just test tubes and Bunsen burners anymore. Computers now rank at or near the top of the list of a chemist's most indispensable tools, and it's safe to say that no chemistry student will get very far without a good working knowledge of computers and the concepts of computer programming. Designed specifically to ensure undergraduate chemistry students have this basic proficiency, Computers and Their Applications to Chemistry introduces the fundamentals of computers, then builds a solid foundation in programming using the BASIC programming language and simple examples from chemistry. The author's straightforward approach moves smoothly from simple to complex ideas, from elementary input/output statements through data string manipulation and searching methods to graphics and numerical methods. The last two chapters discuss a variety of available software packages particularly useful in chemistry. Each chapter includes a number of solved examples followed by a set of review questions that reinforce and stimulate interest in the ideas presented.