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BIOS Instant Notes in Inorganic Chemistry : Instant Notes (Taylor & Francis) - Tony Cox

BIOS Instant Notes in Inorganic Chemistry

Instant Notes (Taylor & Francis)

By: Tony Cox

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"Instant Notes "titles focus on core information and are designed to help undergraduate students come to grips with a subject quickly and easily. "Instant Notes in Inorganic Chemistry," "Second Edition "has been fully updated and new material added on recent developments in noble-gas chemistry and the synthesis, reactions and characterization of inorganic compounds. New chapters cover the classification of inorganic reaction types concentrating on those useful in synthesis; techniques used in characterizing compounds, including elemental analysis; spectroscopic methods (IR, NMR) and structure determination by X-ray crystallography; and the factors involved in choosing appropriate solvents for synthetic reactions. The new edition continues to provide concise, comprehensive coverage of inorganic chemistry at an undergraduate level, offering easy access to all important areas of inorganic chemistry in a format which is ideal for learning and rapid revision.

""The book is a distillation of many of the key points covered in undergraduate chemistry texts." ." vol 7, no 12 -E-Streams, December 2004 ..." A brief and very readable overview of most of the major concepts covered in inorganic chemistry textbook.."" Vol. 82 No. 2 -Journal of Chemical Education, February 2005

Atomic Structure The nuclear atom
Atomic orbitals
Many-electron atoms
The periodic table
Trends in atomic properties
Introduction to Inorganic Substances
Electronegativity and bond type
Chemical periodicity
Stability and reactivity
Oxidation and reduction
Describing inorganic compounds
Inorganic reactions and synthesis
Methods of Characterization
Structure and Bonding in Molecules Electron pair bonds
Molecular shapes: VSEPR
Molecular symmetry and point groups
Molecular orbitals: homonuclear diatomics
Molecular orbitals: heteronuclear diatomics
Molecular orbitals: polyatomics
Rings and clusters
Bond strengths
Lewis acids and bases
Molecules in condensed phases
Structure and Bonding in Solids Introduction to solids
Element structures
Binary compounds: simple structures
Binary compounds: factors influencing structure
More complex solids
Lattice energies
Electrical and optical properties
Chemistry in Solution Solvent types and properties
BrA¬łnsted acids and bases
Complex formation
Solubility of ionic substances
Electrode potentials
Solvents in synthesis of solids
Chemistry of Non-metals Introduction to nonmetals
Hydrogen
Boron
Carbon, silicon and germanium
Nitrogen
Phosphorus, arsenic and antimony
Oxygen
Sulfur, selenium and tellurium
Halogens
Noble gases
Chemistry of Non-transition Metals
Introduction to non-transition metals
alkali metals
alkaline earths
zinc, cadmium and mercury
aluminum to thallium
tin and lead
Chemistry of Transition Metals
Introduction to transition metals
Ligand field theory
3d series: aqueous ions
3d series: solid compounds
4d and 5d series
Complexes: structure and isomerism
Complexes: kinetics and mechanism
Complexes: electronic spectra and magnetism
Complexes: pi acceptor ligands
Organometallic compounds
Lanthandines and Actinides
Lanthanum and the lanthanides
Actinium and the actinides
Environmental, Biological and Industrial Aspects
Origin and abundance of the elements
Geochemistry
Bioinorganic chemistry
Industrial chemistry: bulk inorganic chemicals
Industrial chemistry: catalysts
Environmental cycling and pollution
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ISBN: 9781859962893
ISBN-10: 1859962890
Series: Instant Notes (Taylor & Francis)
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 282
Published: 1st March 2004
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.08 x 17.25  x 1.65
Weight (kg): 0.52
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition