Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry

ISBN-10: 012356770X
ISBN-13: 9780123567703
Edition: 2001
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Description: This thorough and readable text would be appropriate for a general descriptive course in inorganic chemistry, as taken by today's chemistry, biology and earth science students.

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List price: $190.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 1/16/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 515
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English

This thorough and readable text would be appropriate for a general descriptive course in inorganic chemistry, as taken by today's chemistry, biology and earth science students.

Preface
Where It All Comes From
Structure of the Earth
Composition of the Earth's Crust
Rocks and Minerals
Weathering
Obtaining Metals
Some Metals Today
Nonmetallic Inorganic Minerals
References for Further Reading
Problems
Atomic and Molecular Structure
Atomic Structure
Properties of Atoms
Molecular Structure
Symmetry
Resonance
References for Further Reading
Problems
Ionic Bonding, Crystals, and Intermolecular Forces
Ionic Bonds
Intermolecular Interactions
References for Further Reading
Problems
Reactions and Energetics
Thermodynamic Considerations
Combination Reactions
Decomposition Reactions
Redox Reactions
Hydrolysis Reactions
Replacement Reactions
Metathesis
Neutralization Reactions
References for Further Reading
Problems
Acids, Bases, and Nonaqueous Solvents
Acid-Base Chemistry
Nonaqueous Solvents
References for Further Reading
Problems
Hydrogen
Elemental and Positive Hydrogen
Occurrence and Properties
Hydrides
References for Further Reading
Problems
The Group IA and IIA Metals
General Characteristics
Oxides and Hydroxides
Halides
Sulfides
Nitrides and Phosphides
Carbides, Cyanides, Cyanamides, and Amides
Carbonates, Nitrates, Sulfates, and Phosphates
Organic Derivatives
References for Further Reading
Problems
Boron
Elemental Boron
Bonding in Boron Compounds
Boron Compounds
References for Further Reading
Problems
Aluminum, Gallium, Indium, and Thallium
The Elements
Oxides
Hydrides
Halides
Other Compounds
Organometallic Compounds
References for Further Reading
Problems
Carbon
The Element
Industrial Uses of Carbon
Carbon Compounds
Fullerenes
References for Further Reading
Problems
Silicon, Germanium, Tin, and Lead
The Elements
Hydrides of the Group IVA Elements
Halides of the Group IVA Elements
Organic Compounds
Miscellaneous Compounds
References for Further Reading
Problems
Nitrogen
Elemental Nitrogen
Nitrides
Ammonia and Aquo Compounds
Hydrogen Compounds
Nitrogen Halides
Nitrogen Oxides
Oxyacids
References for Further Reading
Problems
Phosphorus, Arsenic, Antimony, and Bismuth
Occurrence
Preparation and Properties of the Elements
Hydrides
Oxides
Sulfides
Halides
Phosphonitrilic Compounds
Acids and Their Salts
Fertilizer Production
References for Further Reading
Problems
Oxygen
Elemental Oxygen
Ozone
Preparation of Oxygen
Binary Compounds of Oxygen
Positive Oxygen
References for Further Reading
Problems
Sulfur, Selenium, and Tellurium
Occurrence of Sulfur
Occurrence of Selenium and Tellurium
Elemental Sulfur
Elemental Selenium and Tellurium
Reactions of Elemental Selenium and Tellurium
Hydrogen Compounds
Oxides of Sulfur, Selenium, and Tellurium
Halogen Compounds
Nitrogen Compounds
Oxyhalides of Sulfur and Selenium
Oxy Acids of Sulfur, Selenium, and Tellurium
Sulfuric Acid
References for Further Reading
Problems
Halogens
Occurrence
The Elements
Interhalogens
Multiatomic Cations and Anions
Hydrogen Halides
Oxides
Oxyfluorides
Oxy Acids and Oxy Anions
References for Further Reading
Problems
The Noble Gases
The Elements
The Xenon Fluorides
Reactions of Xenon Fluorides
Oxyfluorides and Oxides
References for Further Reading
Problems
The Transition Metals
The Metals
Oxides
Halides and Oxyhalides
Miscellaneous Compounds
References for Further Reading
Problems
Structure and Bonding in Coordination Compounds
Types of Ligands and Complexes
Naming Coordination Compounds
Isomerism
Factors Affecting the Stability of Complexes
A Valence Bond Approach to Bonding in Complexes
Back Donation
Ligand Field Theory
Jahn-Teller Distortion
References for Further Reading
Problems
Synthesis and Reactions of Coordination Compounds
Synthesis of Coordination Compounds
A Survey of Reaction Types
A Closer Look at Substitution Reactions
Substitution in Square Planar Complexes
Substitution in Octahedral Complexes
References for Further Reading
Problems
Organometallic Compounds
Structure and Bonding in Metal Alkyls
Reactions of Metal Alkyls
Cyclopentadienyl Complexes (Metallocenes)
Metal Carbonyl Complexes
Metal Olefin Complexes
Complexes of Benzene and Related Aromatics
References for Further Reading
Problems
Ionization Energies
Index

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