Problems in Structural Inorganic Chemistry

Author: Wai-Kee Li,Hung Kay Lee,Dennis Kee Pui Ng,Kendrew Kin Wah Mak,Yu-San Cheung,Thomas Chung Wai Mak

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0198823908

Category: Science

Page: 480

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This book consists of over 422 problems and their acceptable answers on structural inorganic chemistry at the senior undergraduate and beginning graduate level. The central theme running through these questions is symmetry, bonding and structure: molecular or crystalline. A wide variety of topics are covered, including Electronic States and Configurations of Atoms and Molecules, Introductory Quantum Chemistry, Atomic Orbitals, Hybrid Orbitals, Molecular Symmetry, Molecular Geometry and Bonding, Crystal Field Theory, Molecular Orbital Theory, Vibrational Spectroscopy, Crystal Structure, Transition Metal Chemistry, Metal Clusters: Bonding and Reactivity, and Bioinorganic Chemistry. The questions collected here originate from the examination papers and take-home assignments arising from the teaching of courses in Chemical Bonding, Elementary Quantum Chemistry, Advanced Inorganic Chemistry, and X-Ray Crystallography by the book's two senior authors over the past five decades. The questions have been tested by generations of students taking these courses. The questions in this volume cover essentially all the topics in a typical course in structural inorganic chemistry. The text may be used as a supplement for a variety of inorganic chemistry courses at the senior undergraduate level. It also serves as a problem text to accompany the book Advanced Structural Inorganic Chemistry, co-authored by W.-K. Li, G.-D. Zhou, and T. C. W. Mak (Oxford University Press, 2008).

Anorganische Strukturchemie

Author: Ulrich Müller

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3663108449

Category: Science

Page: 318

View: 3558

Angesichts des immer mehr anwachsenden Kenntnisstands auf allen na turwissenschaftlichen Gebieten erscheint es unumgänglich, die Wissensver mittlung auf generelle Prinzipien und Gesetzmäßigkeiten zu konzentrieren und Einzeldaten auf wichtige Beispiele zu beschränken. Ein Lehrbuch soll einen angemessenen, dem Studierenden zumutbaren Umfang haben, ohne wesentliche Aspekte eines Fachgebiets zu vernachlässigen, es soll traditio nelles Grundwissen ebenso wie moderne Entwicklungen berücksichtigen. Diese Einführung macht den Versuch, die Anorganische Strukturchemie in diesem Sinne darzubieten. Dabei sind Kompromisse unvermeidbar, manche Teilgebiete werden kürzer, andere vielleicht auch länger geraten sein, als es dem einen oder anderen Fachkollegen angemessen erscheinen mag. Chemiker denken überwiegend in anschaulichen Modellen, sie wollen Strukturen und Bindungen "sehen". Die moderne Bindungstheorie hat sich ihren Platz in der Chemie erobert, sie wird in Kapitel 9 gewürdigt; mit ihren aufwendigen Rechnungen entspricht sie aber mehr der Denkweise des Physikers, außerdem ist sie oft noch unbefriedigend, wenn es darum geht, strukturelle Details zu verstehen oder gar vorauszusagen. Für den Alltags gebrauch des Chemikers sind einfache Modelle, so wie sie in den Kapiteln 7, 8 und 12 behandelt werden, nützlicher: "Der Bauer, der zu Lebzeiten ernten will, kann nicht auf die ab-initio-Theorie des Wetters warten. Che miker, wie Bauern, glauben an Regeln, verstehen aber diese listig nach Bedarf zu deuten" (H.G. von Schnering [86]).

Concepts And Problems In Inorganic Chemistry

Author: P. S. Raghavan

Publisher: Discovery Publishing House

ISBN: 9788171414185


Page: 425

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Contents: Periodic Table and Periodic Properties, Elements of Row 2 of the Periodic Table, Hydrogen and Hydrides, Group I: The Alkali Metals, Group II: The Alkaline Earths, The p-Block Elements, Group III: The Boron Group, Group IV: The Carbon Group, Group V: The Nitrogen Group, Group VI: The Oxygen Group, Group VIII: The Halogens, The Noble Gases, Metals and Metallurgy, Transition Metals, Coordination Compounds, More Solved Problems.

Structural Methods in Molecular Inorganic Chemistry

Author: D. W. H. Rankin,Norbert Mitzel,Carole Morrison

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118462882

Category: Science

Page: 496

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Determining the structure of molecules is a fundamental skillthat all chemists must learn. Structural Methods in MolecularInorganic Chemistry is designed to help readers interpretexperimental data, understand the material published in modernjournals of inorganic chemistry, and make decisions about whattechniques will be the most useful in solving particular structuralproblems. Following a general introduction to the tools and concepts instructural chemistry, the following topics are covered indetail: • computational chemistry • nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy • electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy • Mössbauer spectroscopy • rotational spectra and rotational structure • vibrational spectroscopy • electronic characterization techniques • diffraction methods • mass spectrometry The final chapter presents a series of case histories,illustrating how chemists have applied a broad range of structuraltechniques to interpret and understand chemical systems. Throughout the textbook a strong connection is made betweentheoretical topics and the real world of practicing chemists. Eachchapter concludes with problems and discussion questions, and asupporting website contains additional advanced material. Structural Methods in Molecular Inorganic Chemistry is anextensive update and sequel to the successful textbookStructural Methods in Inorganic Chemistry by Ebsworth,Rankin and Cradock. It is essential reading for all advancedstudents of chemistry, and a handy reference source for theprofessional chemist.

Inorganic Structural Chemistry

Author: Ulrich Müller

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470057262

Category: Science

Page: 280

View: 2675

The essential introduction to the understanding of the structure of inorganic solids and materials. This revised and updated 2nd Edition looks at new developments and research results within Structural Inorganic Chemistry in a number of ways, special attention is paid to crystalline solids, elucidation and description of the spatial order of atoms within a chemical compound. Structural principles of inorganic molecules and solids are described through traditional concepts, modern bond-theoretical theories, as well as taking symmetry as a leading principle.

Advanced Structural Inorganic Chemistry

Author: Wai-Kee Li,Gong-Du Zhou,Thomas C. W. Mak

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199216940

Category: Science

Page: 819

View: 7988

A revised and updated English edition of a textbook based on teaching at the final year undergraduate and graduate level. It presents structure and bonding, generalizations of structural trends, crystallographic data, as well as highlights from the recent literature.

Inorganic Biochemistry

An Introduction

Author: J. A. Cowan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471188957

Category: Science

Page: 440

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Developments in the expanding field of inorganic biochemistry have led to major additions to this teaching text. The author illustrates the use of basic principles to tackle important problems in the field of inorganic biochemistry.

Inorganic Chemistry and Analysis

Problems and Exercises

Author: Arnab Kumar De

Publisher: New Age International

ISBN: 9788122416374

Category: Chemistry, Inorganic

Page: 335

View: 6245

Thorough Understanding Of Inorganic Chemistry And Also Inorganic Analysis Are Best Achieved Through Rigourous Processes Of Problems And Exercises. This Provides The Students With Clear Concepts Of The Subject Matter In Their Proper Perspective. This New Edition, Thoroughly Recast And Updated, Will Equip The Students With Modern Concepts Of Inorganic Chemistry As Well As Inorganic Analysis, So That They Can Face The Challenges Of The New Century In Shaping Their Future Career In The Best Possible Manner.This Book, In Combination With Its Parent Volume: A Textbook Of Inorganic Chemistry3⁄4A.K. De, 9Th Ed. (2003), New Age International Is Destined To Satisfy The Challenging Requirements Of B.Sc. Hons./Major Students Of Indian Universities And Also Net (Csir-Ugc), Gate (Iits) And Slet Examinees.

Inorganic Chemistry in Focus III

Author: Gerd Meyer,Dieter Naumann,Lars Wesemann

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527609091

Category: Science

Page: 375

View: 5953

Metal clusters are on the brink between molecules and nanoparticles in size. With molecular, nano-scale, metallic as well as non-metallic aspects, metal clusters are a growing, interdisciplinary field with numerous potential applications in chemistry, catalysis, materials and nanotechnology. This third volume in the series of hot topics from inorganic chemistry covers all recent developments in the field of metal clusters, with some 20 contributions providing an in-depth view. The result is a unique perspective, illustrating all facets of this interdisciplinary area: * Inter-electron Repulsion and Irregularities in the Chemistry of Transition Series * Stereochemical Activity of Lone Pairs in Heavier Main Group Element Compounds * How Close to Close Packing? * Forty-Five Years of Praseodymium Diiodide * Centered Zirconium Clusters * Titanium Niobium Oxychlorides * Trinuclear Molybdenum and Tungsten Cluster Chalcogenides * Current State of (B,C,N)-Compounds of Calcium and Lanthanum * Ternary Phases of Lithium with Main-Group and Late-Transition Metals * Polar Intermetallics and Zintl Phases along the Zintl Border * Rare Earth Zintl Phases * Structure-Property Relationships in Intermetallics * Ternary and Quaternary Niobium Arsenide Zintl Phases * The Building Block Approach to Understanding Main-Group-Metal Complex Structures * Cation-Deficient Quaternary Thiospinels * A New Class of Hybrid Materials via Salt Inclusion Synthesis * Layered Perrhenate and Vanadate Hybrid Solids * Hydrogen Bonding in Metal Halides * Syntheses and Catalytic Properties of Titanium Nitride Nanoparticles * Solventless Thermolysis * New Potential Scintillation Materials in Borophosphate Systems. With its didactical emphasis, this volume addresses a wide readership, such that both students and specialists will profit from the expert contributions.

Computer Modeling in Inorganic Crystallography

Author: C.Richard A. Catlow

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080502458

Category: Science

Page: 340

View: 6754

Computer simulation techniques are now having a major impact on almost all areas of the physical and biological sciences. This book concentrates on the application of these methods to inorganic materials, including topical and industrially relevant systems including zeolites and high Tc superconductors. The central theme of the book is the use of modern simulation techniques as a structural tool in solid state science. Computer Modelling in Inorganic Crystallography describes the current range of techniques used in modeling crystal structures, and strong emphasis is given to the use of modeling in predicting new crystal structures and refining partially known structures. It also reviews new opportunities being opened up by electronic structure calculation and explains the ways in which these techniques are illuminating our knowledge of bonding in solids. Includes a thorough review of the technical basis of relevant contemporary methodologies including minimization, Monte-Carlo, molecular dynamics, simulated annealing methods, and electronic structure methods Highlights applications to amorphous and crystalline solids Surveys simulations of surface and defect properties of solids Discusses applications to molecular and inorganic solids

Electrons, Atoms, and Molecules in Inorganic Chemistry

A Worked Examples Approach

Author: Joseph J. Stephanos,Anthony W. Addison

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 012811049X

Category: Science

Page: 762

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Electrons, Atoms, and Molecules in Inorganic Chemistry: A Worked Examples Approach builds from fundamental units into molecules, to provide the reader with a full understanding of inorganic chemistry concepts through worked examples and full color illustrations. The book uniquely discusses failures as well as research success stories. Worked problems include a variety of types of chemical and physical data, illustrating the interdependence of issues. This text contains a bibliography providing access to important review articles and papers of relevance, as well as summaries of leading articles and reviews at the end of each chapter so interested readers can readily consult the original literature. Suitable as a professional reference for researchers in a variety of fields, as well as course use and self-study. The book offers valuable information to fill an important gap in the field. Incorporates questions and answers to assist readers in understanding a variety of problem types Includes detailed explanations and developed practical approaches for solving real chemical problems Includes a range of example levels, from classic and simple for basic concepts to complex questions for more sophisticated topics Covers the full range of topics in inorganic chemistry: electrons and wave-particle duality, electrons in atoms, chemical binding, molecular symmetry, theories of bonding, valence bond theory, VSEPR theory, orbital hybridization, molecular orbital theory, crystal field theory, ligand field theory, electronic spectroscopy, vibrational and rotational spectroscopy

Anorganische Chemie

Prinzipien von Struktur und Reaktivität

Author: James Huheey,Ellen Keiter,Richard Keiter

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3110307952

Category: Science

Page: 1340

View: 3339

This modern textbook stands out from other standard textbooks. The framework for the learning units is based on fundamental principles of inorganic chemistry, such as symmetry, coordination, and periodicity. Specific examples of chemical reactions are presented to exemplify and demonstrate these principles. Numerous new illustrations, a new layout, and large numbers of exercises following each chapter round out this new edition.

Inorganic Chemistry

Author: Catherine E. Housecroft,A. G. Sharpe

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780130399137

Category: Science

Page: 949

View: 6444

Inorganic Chemistry "Catherine E. Housecroft and Alan G. Sharpe" This book has established itself as a leading textbook in the subject by offering a fresh and exciting approach to the teaching of modern inorganic chemistry. It gives a clear introduction to key principles with strong coverage of descriptive chemistry of the elements. Special selected topics chapters are included, covering inorganic kinetics and mechanism, catalysis, solid state chemistry and bioinorganic chemistry. A new full-colour text design and three-dimensional illustrations bring inorganic chemistry to life. Topic boxes have been used extensively throughout the book to relate the chemistry described in the text to everyday life, the chemical industry, environmental issues and legislation, and natural resources. Teaching aids throughout the text have been carefully designed to help students learn effectively. The many worked examples take students through each calculation or exercise step by step, and are followed by related self-study exercises tackling similar problems with answers to help develop their confidence. In addition, end-of-chapter problems reinforce learning and develop subject knowledge and skills. Definitions boxes and end-of-chapter checklists provide excellent revision aids, while further reading suggestions, from topical articles to recent literature papers, will encourage students to explore topics in more depth. New to this edition Many more self-study exercises have been introduced throughout the book with the aim of making stronger connections between descriptive chemistry and underlying principles. Additional 'overview problems' have been addedto the end-of-chapter problem sets. The descriptive chemistry has been updated, with many new results from the literature being included. Chapter 4 Bonding in polyatomic molecules, has been rewritten with greater emphasis on the use of group theory for the derivation of ligand group orbitals and orbital symmetry labels. There is more coverage of supercritical fluids and 'green' chemistry. The new full-colour text design enhances the presentation of the many molecular structures and 3-D images. Supporting this edition Companion website featuring multiple-choice questions and rotatable 3-D molecular structures, available at "," For full information, including details of lecturer material, see the Contents list inside the book. ASolutions Manual, written by Catherine E. Housecroft, with detailed solutions to all end-of-chapter problems within the text is available for purchase separately ISBN 0131 39926 8. "Catherine E. Housecroft" is Professor of Chemistry at the University of Basel, Switzerland. She is the author of a number of textbooks and has extensive teaching experience in the UK, Switzerland, South Africa and the USA. "Alan G. Sharpe" is a Fellow of Jesus College, University of Cambridge, UK and has had many years of experience teaching inorganic chemistry to undergraduates

Synthesis and Technique in Inorganic Chemistry

A Laboratory Manual

Author: Gregory S. Girolami,Thomas B. Rauchfuss,Robert J. Angelici

Publisher: University Science Books

ISBN: 9780935702484

Category: Science

Page: 272

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This well-known laboratory manual introduces students to modern synthetic and instrumental techniques currently used in inorganic chemistry. The new Third Edition has been updated to reflect the latest developments in inorganic chemistry - giving greater emphasis to applications related to biochemistry and materials science.

Progress in Inorganic Chemistry

Author: Stephen J. Lippard

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470166886

Category: Science

Page: 714

View: 4734

This comprehensive series of volumes on inorganic chemistry provides inorganic chemists with a forum for critical, authoritative evaluations of advances in every area of the discipline. Every volume reports recent progress with a significant, up-to-date selection of papers by internationally recognized researchers, complemented by detailed discussions and complete documentation. Each volume features a complete subject index and the series includes a cumulative index as well.

Symmetry and Group theory in Chemistry

Author: M Ladd

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0857099779

Category: Science

Page: 432

View: 5727

A comprehensive discussion of group theory in the context of molecular and crystal symmetry, this book covers both point-group and space-group symmetries. Provides a comprehensive discussion of group theory in the context of molecular and crystal symmetry Covers both point-group and space-group symmetries Includes tutorial solutions

Chirality in Transition Metal Chemistry

Molecules, Supramolecular Assemblies and Materials

Author: Hani Amouri,Michel Gruselle

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 047072160X

Category: Science

Page: 260

View: 8682

Chirality in Transition Metal Chemistry is an essential introduction to this increasingly important field for students and researchers in inorganic chemistry. Emphasising applications and real-world examples, the book begins with an overview of chirality, with a discussion of absolute configurations and system descriptors, physical properties of enantiomers, and principles of resolution and preparation of enantiomers. The subsequent chapters deal with the the specifics of chirality as it applies to transition metals. Some reviews of Chirality in Transition Metal Chemistry "...useful to students taking an advanced undergraduate course and particularly to postgraduates and academics undertaking research in the areas of chiral inorganic supramolecular complexes and materials." Chemistry World, August 2009 “...the book offers an extremely exciting new addition to the study of inorganic chemistry, and should be compulsory reading for students entering their final year of undergraduate studies or starting a Ph.D. in structural inorganic chemistry.” Applied Organometallic Chemistry Volume 23, Issue 5, May 2009 “...In conclusion the book gives a wonderful overview of the topic. It is helpful for anyone entering the field through systematic and detailed introduction of basic information. It was time to publish a new and topical text book covering the important aspect of coordination chemistry. It builds bridges between Inorganic, organic and supramolecular chemistry. I can recommend the book to everybody who is interested in the chemistry of chiral coordination compounds .” Angew. chem. Volume 48, Issue 18, April 2009 About the Series Chirality in Transition Metal Chemistry is the latest addition to the Wiley Inorganic Chemistry Advanced Textbook series. This series reflects the pivotal role of modern inorganic and physical chemistry in a whole range of emerging areas such as materials chemistry, green chemistry and bioinorganic chemistry, as well as providing a solid grounding in established areas such as solid state chemistry, coordination chemistry, main group chemistry and physical inorganic chemistry.