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Pfennig, Brian W.

Principles of Inorganic Chemistry

Pfennig, Brian W. - Principles of Inorganic Chemistry, ebook

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Aimed at senior undergraduates and first-year graduate students, this book offers a principles-based approach to inorganic chemistry that, unlike other texts, uses chemical applications of group theory and molecular orbital theory throughout as an underlying framework. This highly physical approach allows students to derive the greatest benefit of topics such as molecular orbital acid-base theory, band theory of solids, and inorganic photochemistry, to name a few.

  • Takes a principles-based, group and molecular orbital theory approach to inorganic chemistry
  • The first inorganic chemistry textbook to provide a thorough treatment of group theory, a topic usually relegated to only one or two chapters of texts, giving it only a cursory overview
  • Covers atomic and molecular term symbols, symmetry coordinates in vibrational spectroscopy using the projection operator method, polyatomic MO theory, band theory, and Tanabe-Sugano diagrams
  • Includes a heavy dose of group theory in the primary inorganic textbook, most of the pedagogical benefits of integration and reinforcement of this material in the treatment of other topics, such as frontier MO acid--base theory, band theory of solids, inorganic photochemistry, the Jahn-Teller effect, and Wade's rules are fully realized
  • Very physical in nature compare to other textbooks in the field, taking the time to go through mathematical derivations and to compare and contrast different theories of bonding in order to allow for a more rigorous treatment of their application to molecular structure, bonding, and spectroscopy
  • Informal and engaging writing style; worked examples throughout the text; unanswered problems in every chapter; contains a generous use of informative, colorful illustrations

Keywords: Inorganic Chemistry,

Inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry, materials science, physics, quantum chemistry, atomic structure, periodic elements, chemical bonding, molecular geometries, molecular symmetry, vibrational spectroscopy, crystalline lattices, acid-base chemistry, main group chemistry, organometallic compounds

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
760 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118859018
Printed ISBN
9781118859100

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