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Basic Inorganic Chemistry, 3rd Edition

Basic Inorganic Chemistry, 3rd Edition
Author: F. Albert Cotton - Geoffrey Wilkinson - Paul L. Ga
ISBN 13: 9780471505327
ISBN 10: 471505323
Edition: 3
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 1994-12-29
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 856
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Explains the basics of inorganic chemistry with a primary emphasis on facts; then uses the student's growing factual knowledge as a foundation for discussing the important principles of periodicity in structure, bonding and reactivity. New to this updated edition: improved treatment of atomic orbitals and properties such as electronegativity, novel approaches to the depiction of ionic structures, nomenclature for transition metal compounds, quantitative approaches to acid-base chemistry, Wade's rules for boranes and carboranes, the chemistry of major new classes of substances including fullerenes and silenes plus a chapter on the inorganic solid state.