An Introduction to the Chemistry of Complex Compounds - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080096377, 9781483184661

An Introduction to the Chemistry of Complex Compounds

1st Edition

Authors: Aleksander Abramovich Grinberg
Editors: D. H. Busch R. F. Trimble
eBook ISBN: 9781483184661
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1962
Page Count: 386
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An Introduction to the Chemistry of Complex Compounds discusses the fundamental concepts that are essential in understanding the underlying principles of complex compounds. The coverage of the book includes the compounds of the hexa, penta, and tetrammine type; compounds of the tri, dl, monoamine and hexacido types for the coordination number of 6; and complex compounds with a coordination number of 4. The text also covers the effects and chemical properties of complex compounds, such as the nature of the force of complex formation; the mutual effects of coordinated groups; and acid-base properties, oxidation-reduction properties, and solution equilibriums of complex compounds. The book will be of great use to chemists and chemical engineers.

Table of Contents


Chapter I. Compounds of the Exa-, Penta-, and Tetrammine Type

1. Methods of Determining the Composition of Complex Ions

2. Hexammine Compounds and Their Analogues

3. Acidopentammine Compounds

4. Diacidotetrammine Compounds

Chapter II. Co-ordination Theory

1. The Evolution of the Theory of Complex Compounds Prior to the Co-ordination Theory

2. The Principal and Auxiliary Valence

3. Co-ordination Number

4. The Relationship Between the Co-ordination Number and the Auxiliary Valence. Addition Compounds and Substitution Products

5. The Co-ordinating Capacity of the Substituent Group

6. The Relationship Between the Composition of the Complex and the Behavior of the Anions

7. The Nomenclature of Complex Compounds

8. Spatial Interpretation of Co-ordination Numbers

Chapter III. Stereochemical Consequences of the Octahedral Model

1. Geometrical Isomerism

2. Optical Isomerism

3. Methods of Resolving Optically Active Complex Compounds

4. The Relationship between the Composition and the Rotatory Power of Complex Compounds

5. Transformations Involving Optically Active Complexes in Solution

6. Methods for Determining the Configurations of Geometrical Isomers of Complexes with the Co-ordination Number of 6

Chapter IV. Compounds of the Tri-, Di-, Monoammine, and Hexacido Types for the Co-ordination Number of 6

1. Triacidotriammine Compounds

2. Tetracidodiammine Compounds

3. Pentacidomonoammine Compounds

4. Hexacido Compounds

Chapter V. Complex Compounds with a Co-ordination Number of 4

1. A Short Review of the Derivatives of Divalent Platinum

2. The Nature of the Isomerism of Divalent Platinum Compounds

3. Other Elements which Exhibit a Co-ordination Number of 4

4. An Outline of the Stereochemistry of Complex Compounds with the Co-ordination Number of 4

Chemistry of Complex Compounds

Chapter VI. Co-ordination, Hydration, and Other Stable Types of Isomerism for Complex Compounds

1. Co-ordination Isomerism

2. Co-ordination Polymerization Isomerism

3. Hydration Isomerism

4. Ionization Metamerism

5. Structural Isomerism

6. Valence Isomerism

Chapter VII. The Nature of the Foroe of Complex Formation

1. Introduction

2. Electrostatic Concepts

3. Polarization

4. The Thermal Stabilities of Complex Compounds

5. Complexes of the Polyhalide Type

6. Concepts Derived From a Study of the Covalent (Homopolar) Bond

Chapter VIII. The Mutual Effects of Co-ordinated Groups

1. Differences in the Properties of Isomers

2. Rules For The Trans-Effect

3. Rearrangements Within the Co-ordination Spheres of Complex Compounds

Chapter IX. Acid - Base Prorertie S, Oxidation-Reduction Properties, and Solution Equilibria of Complex Compounds

1. Acid-Base Properties

2. Oxidation-Reduction Properties

3. Equilibria In Solutions of Complex Compounds

Chapter X. Some Special Kinds of Complex Compounds

1. Polynuclear Complex Compounds

2. Innercomplex Compounds

3. Iso and Heteropoly Acids

4. Supercomplex Compounds

Chapter XI. A Survey of the Ability of Elements to Form Complexes in Relation to Their Position in the Periodio Table


Supplementary Bibliography to the English Translation

Author Index

Subject Index


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Aleksander Abramovich Grinberg

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D. H. Busch

R. F. Trimble

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