Inorganic Chemistry

Inorganic Chemistry

by J. E. House, James House

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ISBN-13: 9780080918792
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 07/26/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 864
File size: 44 MB
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About the Author

J.E. House is Scholar in Residence, Illinois Wesleyan University, and Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, Illinois State 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. He has also been elected to the Southern Illinois University Chemistry Alumni Hall of Fame. He is the Series Editor for Elsevier's Developments in Physical&Theoretical Chemistry series, and a member of the editorial board of The Chemical Educator.

Table of Contents

I. STRUCTURE OF ATOMS AND MOLECULES
1 Light, Electrons, and Nuclei
2 Basic Quantum Mechanics and Atomic Structure
3 Covalent Bonding in Diatomic Molecules
4 A Survey of Structure and Bonding
5. Symmetry and Molecular Orbitals
II. CONDENSED PHASES
6. Intermolecular Interactions
7 Ionic Bonding and Structures of Solids
8. Dynamic Processes in Solids
III. SOLUTION CHEMISTRY OF INORGANIC COMPOUNDS
9. Acid-Base Chemistry
10. Chemistry in Nonaqueous Solvents
11. Redox Chemistry
IV. SURVEY OF THE CHEMISTRY OF MAIN GROUP ELEMENTS
12. Chemistry of Metallic Elements (production, reactions, typical behavior)
13. Organometallic Compounds of Main Group Metals
14. Chemistry of Nonmetallic Elements (emphasis on H, O, N, S, P, and halogens)
V. CHEMISTRY OF COORDINATION COMPOUNDS
15. Introduction to Coordination Chemistry
16. Ligand Field Theory
17. Interpretation of Spectra
18. Molecular Orbitals in Complexes
19. Composition and Stability of Complexes
20. Synthesis and Reactions of Coordination Compounds
21. Organometallic Coordination Compounds
22. Coordination Compounds in Catalysis and Biochemistry

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