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Chemistry: An Introduction to Organic, Inorganic and Physical Chemistry

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By: Catherine E Housecroft and Edwin C Constable

1316 pages, Illustrations

Prentice-Hall (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Aug 2005 | Edition: 3 | #176835 | ISBN: 0131275674
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About this book

Provides robust coverage of the different branches of chemistry - with unique depth in organic chemistry in an introductory text - helping students to develop a solid understanding of chemical principles, how they interconnect and how they can be applied to our lives.


Contents

Preface Guided tour Acknowledgements About the authors 1. Some basic concepts 2. Thermochemistry 3. Atoms and atomic structure. 4. Homonuclear covalent bonds 5. Heteronuclear diatomic molecules 6. Polyatomic molecules: shapes 7. Polyatomic molecules: bonding 8. Ions 9. Elements 10. Mass spectrometry 11. Introduction to spectroscopy 12. Vibrational and rotational spectroscopies 13. Electronic spectroscopy 14. NMR spectroscopy 15. Reaction kinetics 16. Equilibria 17. Thermodynamics 18. Electrochemistry 19. The conductivity of ions in solution 20. Periodicity 21. Hydrogen and the s-block elements 22. p-Block and high oxidation state d-block elements 23. Coordination complexes of the d-block metals 24. Carbon compounds: an introduction 25. Acyclic and cyclic alkanes 26. Alkenes and alkynes 27. Polar organic molecules: an introduction 28. Halogenoalkanes 29. Ethers 30. Alcohols 31. Amines 32. Aromatic compounds 33. Carbonyl compounds 34. Aromatic heterocyclic compounds 35. Molecules in nature Appendices "Answers to end-of-chapter problems Index"

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