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Shriver & Atkins' inorganic chemistry / Peter Atkins ... [et al.].


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Publication date:
5th ed. - Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
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  • xxiv, 824 p. : ill. (chielfy col.) ; 28 cm.
Title Variation:
Shriver and Atkin's inorganic chemistry
Inorganic chemistry
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • PART 1. FOUNDATIONS-- 1. Atomic structure-- 2. Molecular structure and bonding-- 3. The structures of simple solids-- 4. Acids and bases-- 5. Oxidation and reduction-- 6. Molecular symmetry-- 7. An introduction to coordination compounds-- 8. Physical techniques in inorganic chemistry-- PART 2. THE ELEMENTS AND THEIR COMPOUNDS-- 9. Periodic trends-- 10. Hydrogen-- 11. The group 1 elements-- 12. The group 2 elements-- 13. The group 13 elements-- 14. The group 14 elements-- 15. The group 15 elements-- 16. The group 16 elements-- 17. The group 17 elements-- 18. The group 18 elements-- 19. The d-block elements-- 20. d-Metal complexes: electronic structure and properties-- 21. Coordination chemistry: reactions of complexes-- 22. d-Metal organometallic chemistry-- 23. the f-block elements-- PART 3. FRONTIERS-- 24. Solid state and materials chemistry-- 25. Nanomaterials, nanoscience, and nanotechnology-- 26. Catalysis-- 27. Biological inorganic chemistry.
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Publisher's Summary:
Shriver and Atkins' Inorganic Chemistry fifth edition represents an integral part of a student's chemistry education. With the same broad coverage as its predecessors - making it the ideal companion for the duration of an undergraduate degree programme - the fifth edition extends from the foundational concepts of inorganic chemistry to the forefront of contemporary research. The book seeks not just to impart knowledge, but to engage and enthuse its readers. Its unique 'Frontiers' chapters cover materials science, nanotechnology, catalysis, and biological inorganic chemistry, and have been fully updated to reflect advances in these key areas of contemporary research and industrial application. Further, examples throughout show the relevance of inorganic chemistry to real-life situations, to encourage students to engage fully with the subject. Inorganic chemistry spans a huge range of elements, whose characteristic similarities and differences students must be familiar with. Inorganic Chemistry rises to this challenge by setting out the key trends exhibited within the periodic table, and by the elements comprising each Group. These trends and behaviours are illuminated with illustrative examples, placing the content in a clear, relevant context. The Online Resource Centre contains 3D rotating molecular models, illustrations from the book in electronic format, web links, and additional questions. A solutions manual is available at no cost to adopters.
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Atkins, P. W. (Peter William), 1940-

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