Beginning Group Theory for Chemistry

Beginning Group Theory for Chemistry

by Paul H. Walton
     
 

Group theory is a key part of undergraduate chemistry, and this accessible introduction, written for the full range of chemistry students, covers the essential material it includes separate sections on molecular symmetry, the mathematics of groups, and applications in chemistry, each presented in a workbook Format so that students can compare, their answers with model… See more details below

Overview

Group theory is a key part of undergraduate chemistry, and this accessible introduction, written for the full range of chemistry students, covers the essential material it includes separate sections on molecular symmetry, the mathematics of groups, and applications in chemistry, each presented in a workbook Format so that students can compare, their answers with model solutions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198559641
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/28/1998
Series:
Workbooks in Chemistry Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
156
Product dimensions:
11.60(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents


1. What Use is Group Theory?

2. Symmetry - A Start

3. What is Group?

4. More Representations

5. The Heart of Group Theory

6. Group Theory in Action: Molecular Vibrations

7. Group Theory in Action: Molecular Orbitals

Appendix 1: Character tables common in chemistry

Appendix 2: Direct product tables

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