Fundamentals of Inorganic Chemistry

Fundamentals of Inorganic Chemistry

An Introductory Text for Degree Studies

1st Edition - October 1, 1997

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  • Authors: J Barrett, M A Malati
  • eBook ISBN: 9781782420538

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This work is a foundation course text for first and second year undergraduates in which description and understanding of inorganic chemistry are fully integrated. It covers the main underlying theoretical ideas, taking account of the level of mathematical ability among present-day students commencing university study. Each chapter provides "worked example" problems, supported by additional problem-exercises which test comprehension and serve for revision or self-study.

Key Features

  • Provides a foundation course text on the fundamentals of inorganic chemistry for first and second year undergraduates
  • Integrates description and understanding of inorganic chemistry
  • Each chapter includes “worked example” problems


First and second year undergraduate students

Table of Contents

  • Introduction; Nuclear and radiochemistry; Electronic configurations of atoms; Molecular symmetry and group theory; Covalent bonding in diatomic molecules; Polyatomic molecules and metals; Ions in solids and solutions; Chemistry of hydrogen and the s block metals; Chemistry of the p block elements; Co-ordination complexes; Chemistry of the d and f block metals; Appendix; Further reading; Solutions and index.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 320
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Woodhead Publishing 1997
  • Published: October 1, 1997
  • Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
  • eBook ISBN: 9781782420538

About the Authors

J Barrett

Jack Barrett Imperial College, UK.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of London, UK

M A Malati

Mounir A. Malati Mid-Kent College of Higher/Further Education, UK.

Affiliations and Expertise

Mid-Kent College of Higher/Further Education, UK

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