Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry

Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry

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by James E. House, Kathleen A. House
     
 

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This book covers the synthesis, reactions, and properties of elements and inorganic compounds for courses in descriptive inorganic chemistry. It is suitable for the one-semester (ACS-recommended) course or as a supplement in general chemistry courses. Ideal for major and non-majors, the book incorporates rich graphs and diagrams to enhance the content and…  See more details below

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This book covers the synthesis, reactions, and properties of elements and inorganic compounds for courses in descriptive inorganic chemistry. It is suitable for the one-semester (ACS-recommended) course or as a supplement in general chemistry courses. Ideal for major and non-majors, the book incorporates rich graphs and diagrams to enhance the content and maximize learning.

  • Includes expanded coverage of chemical bonding and enhanced treatment of Buckminster Fullerenes
  • Incorporates new industrial applications matched to key topics in the text
  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780080916774
    Publisher:
    Elsevier Science
    Publication date:
    09/22/2010
    Sold by:
    Barnes & Noble
    Format:
    NOOK Book
    Pages:
    592
    File size:
    11 MB
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    Meet the Author

    James E. House is an Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, Illinois State University, and Adjunct Professor of Chemistry, Illinois Wesleyan University. He received BS and MA degrees from Southern Illinois University and the PhD from the University of Illinois, Urbana. In his 32 years at Illinois State, he taught a variety of courses in inorganic and physical chemistry. He has authored almost 150 publications in chemistry journals, many dealing with reactions in solid materials, as well as books on chemical kinetics, quantum mechanics, and inorganic chemistry. He was elected Professor of the Year in 2011 by the student body at Illinois Wesleyan University.
    Kathleen A. House is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Illinois Wesleyan University where she has taught for over 20 years. She received BS and MS degrees from Illinois State University and the PhD from the University of Illinois, Urbana. Her interests lie in chemical education, environmental chemistry, and inorganic chemistry.

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