About the Book :
This text has a physical orientation, but thorough treatment of inorganic solids. It has a current/fresh approach to mechanisms of reactions. Bonding is offered on 2 levels: 1- using group theory, 2- more qualitative approach. It also covers bio-inorganic chemistry.
Interesting Facts :
Concepts/models as organizing principleNew definitive chapters on group theory Significant coverage of solid stateMcDaniel and Douglas are well-known researchers
Part I Some Basic Concepts Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table Molecular Models Symmetry Part II Bonding And Structure Discrete Molecules: Molecular Orbitals Inorganic Solids: Ionic Models Part III Chemical Reactions Acids and Bases Oxidation-Reduction Reactions Part IV Coordination Chemistry Models and Stereochemistry Spectra and Bonding Part V Organometallic Chemistry General Principles Organometallic Reactions, Mechanisms, and Catalysis Part VI Selected Topics Chemistry of Some Nonmetals Cluster and Cage Compounds Bioinorganic Chemistry Appendices Index