How to Name an Inorganic Substance

How to Name an Inorganic Substance

A Guide to the Use of Nomenclature of Inorganic Chemistry: Definitive Rules 1970

2nd Edition - January 1, 1977

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  • eBook ISBN: 9781483284552

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How to Name an Inorganic Substance serves a guide to the use of nomenclature of inorganic chemistry. This book contains a few references to the rules for the nomenclature of organic chemistry as well as of inorganic boron compounds. This text defines inorganic compounds as substances consisting of combinations of all the elements except those that comprise mainly of certain chains and rings of carbon atoms with defined atoms and groups attached to these skeletal atoms. This book presents as well the background principles involved in or related to nomenclature, including oxidation number, coordination number, multiplying affixes, enclosing marks, and use of italic letters. This guide also explains the various types of names used in chemistry, including substitutive names, simple binary names, molecular hydride or –ane names, and cations derived by proton addition to molecular hydrides. This book is a valuable resource for organic and inorganic chemists.

Table of Contents

  • Contents

    Note Of Explanation


    What Is An Inorganic Compound?

    Group Names

    Background Principles Involved in Or Related to Nomenclature

    Types Of Names Used in Chemistry

    1. Simple Binary Names

    2. Molecular Hydride Or—ane Names

    3. Substitutive Names (§C—0.1)

    4. Cations Derived by Proton Addition to Molecular Hydrides

    5. Oxo Acids and their Salts

    6. Condensed Acids and Their Salts

    7. Mixed Salts

    8. Replacement Names

    9. Coordination Names (§7)

    10. Functional Class Names

    11. Functional Suffix Nomenclature

    12. Additive Names

    13. Subtractive Names



    Names for Ions and Radicals

    Table of Atomic Weights 1975

Product details

  • No. of pages: 42
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1977
  • Published: January 1, 1977
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483284552

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