Inorganic Chemistry

ISBN-10: 1891389017

ISBN-13: 9781891389016

Edition: 2000

Authors: Gary Wulfsberg
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Description: Both elementary inorganic reaction chemistry and more advanced inorganic theories are presented in this one textbook, while showing the relationships between the two.

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List price: $134.50
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: University Science Books
Publication date: 2/1/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 957
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 5.038
Language: English

List of Tables
Preface
Inorganic Ions and Simple Molecules in Chemistry and in Our Environment
Periodic Trends in Fundamental Properties of Atoms and Simple Ions
Why Study Inorganic Chemistry?
The Periodic Table
Quantum Mechanics: Waves/Particles
Electrons in Atoms: Angular Part of the Electronic Wave Function
Radial Part of the Wave Function
Shielding and Slater's Rules
Characteristic Valence Electron Configurations
Valence Electron Configurations, Charges, and Oxidation Numbers of Ions
Types of Atomic Radii, Their Periodic Trends, and Reasons for the Trends
Periodic Trends in Electronegativities of Atoms and Their Explanation
Relativistic Effects on Orbitals
Predicting the Chemistry of Superheavy Elements
Monoatomic Ions and Their Acid-Base Reactivity
Hydration of Cations
Acidity of Cations
Classification of Cations by Acidity Category
Halides that Fail to Undergo Hydrolysis: Oxo Cations
Hydration and Hydrolysis of Monoatomic Nonmetal Anions
Predominance Diagrams for Anions: Partially Protonated Anions
Acidic Nonmetal Hydrides and Basic Metal Oxides
Nomenclature
Polyatomic Ions and Their Acid-Base Properties With Applications to Environmental Chemistry and Analytical Chemistry
Covalent Bond Types and Periodicity of Bond Energies
Covalent Bonding to Ions: The Lewis Acid-Base Concept and Complex Ions
Lewis Structures, Coordination Numbers, and Fluoro Anions
The Shapes of p-Block Molecules and Complex Ions
Formulas of Oxo Anions
Basicity of Oxo Anions
Protonation of Oxo Anions: Hydroxo Anions and Oxo Acids
Most Common Forms of the Elements in Natural Waters
Nomenclature of Fluoro and Oxo Anions and Acids
Lewis Structures and Oxidation Numbers
Ionic Solids and Precipitation Reactions of Hydrated Ions With Applications to Analytical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, and Water Chemistry
Solubility Rules for Salts of Oxo and Fluoro Anions
Thermodynamics and Solubility Rules for Salts
Entropy and Precipitation: The Structure of Hydrated Ions
Nonacidic Cations, Nonbasic Anions, and the Structure of Liquid Water
Enthalpy and Precipitation: The Importance of Lattice Energies
Ionic Solids: Coulombic Attractions and Lattice Energies
Radius Ratios and Lattice Types
Stability of Lattices and the Solubility Rules
Writing and Interpreting Net Ionic Equations
Nonaqueous Solvents for ionic or Ionizable Compounds
Trends in Coordination Equilibria With Applications to Biochemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Geochemistry, and Medicinal Chemistry
Classification of Ligands
Chelate and Macrocyclic Effects
The Hard and Soft Acid-Base Principle
Relative and Borderline Hardness and Softness
The HSAB Principle and Polar Covalent Bonding
The Need for Two Parameters: Softness and Strength
Applications of HSAB: Solubility of Halides and Chalcogenides
Applications of HSAB: The Qualitative Analysis Scheme for Metal Ions
Applications of HSAB: The Geochemical Classification and Differentiation of the Elements
Metal ions in Biochemistry
Applications of HSAB: Biological Functions and Toxicology of the Elements
Applications of HSAB and Cholation: Medicinal Chemistry
Principles of Oxidation-Reduction Reactivity With Applications to Chemical Safety, Environmental Chemistry, and Industrial Chemistry
Standard Reduction Potentials and Their Diagrammatic Representation
Explosives, Flammable Compounds, and the Handling of Strong Reducing Agents
Redox Predominance Diagrams: Construction; Species that Disproportionate; Nonstanmdard Conditions
Charge-Transfer Spectra and Marginal Redox Stability
Periodicity in the Activity of Metals and the Reduction of Metal Ions
Hard and Soft Acids and Bases and Redox Chemistry
Redox Chemistry of the Nonmetals
Industrial Processes for Extracting Elements from Their Ores
Effects of Concentration and pH on Redox Chemistry: Pourbaix Diagrams
pH Effects on Redox Chemistry: The Synthesis of Oxo Anions and Acids and Corrosion of Metals
Thermochemical Analyses of Reactivity Trends
Thermochemical Analysis of Redox Reactions: Born-Haber Cycle
Thermochemical Analysis of the Activity Series of the Elements
Significance of Atomization Energies in Redox Chemistry
Periodicity and Significance of Ionization Energies and Electron Affinities
Polar Covalent Bond Energies and Pauling Electronegativities
Effects of Changing Substituents and Oxidation Numbers on Electronegativities
Definitions of Electronegativity and Hardness Related to Ionization Energies and Electron Affinities
Thermodynamics of the Lewis Acis-Lewis Base Interaction: Drago's E, C, and T Parameters
Introduction to Transition Metal complexes With Applications to Biochemistry
Introduction
The Crystal Field Theory
High- and Low-Spin Electron Configurations: Magnetic Properties
Electronic Absorption Spectra of Complex Ions
The Spectrochemical Series of Ligands and the Effects of Covalency
Thermodynamic and Structural Consequences of Crystal Field Effects
Crystal Field Splitting in Complexes of Other Geometries
Geometric Preferences: Rates and Mechanisms of Ligand Exchange
Syntheses of d-Block Complexes
Bioinorganic Chemistry and Crystal Field Theory: Heme and Hemoglobin
Nomenclature of Coordination and Organometallic Compounds
Inorganic Molecules and Materials: Theory and Applications
Symmetry With Applications to Art, Environmental Chemistry and Organic Chemistry
Symmetry Operations and Elements
Molecular Point Groups
Elementary Applications of Symmetry: Molecular Polarity, Chirality, and Fluxionality
Character Tables for Symmetry Point Groups
Applications of Symmetry: Infrared and Raman Spectra
Molecular Orbital Theory With Applications to Organic Chemistry and materials Science
Molecular Orbital Theory for Homonuclear Diatomic Molecules
Bond Energies and Lengths, Spectroscopy, and Orbital Mixing in Homonuclear Diatomic Molecules
Heteroatomic Diatomic Molecules and Ions
Molecular Ionization Energies, Electron Affinities, Electronegativities, and Hardness
Molecular Orbital Theory for Linear Molecules
Molecular Orbital Theory for Cyclic Molecules: Generator Orbitals
Orbital Symmetry Rules for Concerted Reactions
Molecular Orbitals for D[subscript nh] Molecules
Molecular Orbitals for Three-Dimensional Molecules in Higher Order Point Groups
Molecular Orbitals for Cluster Compounds
Molecular Orbitals for Metals
Organometallic Chemistry of the d-Block Elements With Applications to Industrial Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry and Environmental Chemistry
Organometallic Compounds of the d-Block Metals: The 18-Electron Rule
Mononuclear Metal Carbonyls and Related Organometallics
Metal Complexes of [pi]-Donor Ligands
Other Ligands Forming One [sigma] Bond in Organometallics: Dinuclear and Polynuclear Organometallics
Bridging Ligands: Alkynes and Carbonyls
Ligands Forming Two or More Bonds to a Metal or Metals: The Isolobal Analogy
Reaction Types of d-Block Organometallic Compounds
Catalytic Cycles
Organometallic Catalysis in Biochemistry and Environmental Chemistry
The Elements and Their Physical Properties With Applications to Materials Science
Interunit Forces and Physical Properties
Physical Properties, Allotropes, and Uses of the Nonmetallic Elements
Metals and Alloys
Magnetism, Electrical Conductivity, and Semiconduction
Homopolyatomic Anions and Cations of the Elements: Metal Complexes
Heterogeneous Catalysis by Metals
Metallic Chains, Sheets, and Clusters
Oxides of the Elements With Applications to Geochemistry, Environmental Chemistry, and Materials Science
Physical States and Structures of the Fluorides and Oxides of the Elements
Covalent Oxides: Periodic Trends in Structure and Physical State
Acidity, Solubility, Practical Uses, and Environmental Chemistry of Volatile Oxides and Oxo Acids
Close Packed Anions, Metal Oxides, and Electrical Conductivity of Solid Ionic Compounds
Spinels, Perovskites, High-Temperature Superconductors, and Cooperative Magnetic Properties in Mixed-Metal Oxides
Polysilicates: Basic Structural Types, Uses, and Chemistry
Aluminosilicates
Oligomeric Polyoxometallate Anions of Other p- and d-Block Elements: Selected Structures and Uses
The Halides, Nitrides, and Sulfides of the Elements With Applications to Materials Science and Biochemistry
Structural Features of Halides
Physical States and Physical Properties of Halides
Methods of Synthesis of Halides
Reactions and Uses of Halides
Catenated and Cluster Halides
More Complex Oxygen Derivatives: Oxo Halides, Silicones, Inorganic Esters, Alkoxides
Nitrides and Carbides of the Elements
Sulfides, Selenides, Tellurides, and Arsenides of the Elements
Relationships among Ionic, Covalent, and Metallic Bonding
Hydrides, Alkyls, and Aryls of the Elements With Applications to Materials Science and Organic Chemistry
Classification of Hydrides: Hydrides of Metals
Electron-Precise and Electron-Rich Molecular Hydrides
Electron-Deficient Molecular Hydrides
Syntheses of the Hydrides and Hydride Anions of the Elements
Reactions and Uses of the Hydrides
Alkyls and Aryls of the Elements: Classification and Structures
Methods of Synthesis of Alkyls and Aryls
Reactions and Uses of the Alkyls and Aryls
Catenated Alkyls and Aryls of the p-Block
Multiply Bonded and Divalent Alkyls and Aryls of the Heavier p-Block Elements
Inorganic Reaction Mechanisms With Applications to Materials Science, Organic Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, and Biochemistry
Rate Laws and Stoichiometric Reaction Mechanisms for Ligand Substitution Reactions
Intimate Mechanisms for Ligand Substitution Reactions
Entering Group, Leaving Group, and Metal Effects on Ligand Substitution Rates
Spectator Ligand Effects on Ligand Substitution Rates
Classification of Redox Reaction Mechanisms
Outer-Sphere Electron-Transfer Processes
One-Electron Inner-Sphere and Long-Range Electron-Transfer Processes
Two-Electron Inner-Sphere Electron-Transfer Processes
Advanced Topics: Excited Electronic States, Photochemistry, and Activated Molecules With Applications to Materials Science, Atmospheric Chemistry, and Biochemistry
Electronic States and Term Symbols
Electronic States for Diatomic Molecules and Their Consequences
Electronic States for Octahedral Complexes
Tanabe-Sugano Diagrams and Spectra of d-Block Complexes
Luminescence, Lasers, and Spin-Orbit Coupling
Photochemically Assisted Substitution and Redox Processes
Chlorophyll and Photosynthesis
Biochemical Oxygen Transport and Activation
Biochemical Nitrogen Activation
Discovery Laboratory Experiments for Part I
Some Reactions of Cations
Nonaqueous Reactions of Metal Ions and Compounds
Some Reactions of Oxo Anions
Reaction of Anions with Cations
Competitive Precipitation and Complexation Reactions
Periodicity in the Activity (Electromotive) Series of Metals
The Widely Varying Colors of d-Block Metal Complexes
Character Tables
Answers to Selected Exercises
Index
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