The easy way to get a grip on inorganic chemistry
Inorganic chemistry can be an intimidating subject, but it doesn't have to be! Whether you're currently enrolled in an inorganic chemistry class or you have a background in chemistry and want to expand your knowledge, Inorganic Chemistry For Dummies is the approachable, hands-on guide you can trust for fast, easy learning.
Inorganic Chemistry For Dummies features a thorough introduction to the study of the synthesis and behavior of inorganic and organometallic compounds. In plain English, it explains the principles of inorganic chemistry and includes worked-out problems to enhance your understanding of the key theories and concepts of the field.

Presents information in an effective and straightforward manner
Covers topics you'll encounter in a typical inorganic chemistry course
Provides plain-English explanations of complicated concepts
If you're pursuing a career as a nurse, doctor, or engineer or a lifelong learner looking to make sense of this fascinating subject, Inorganic Chemistry For Dummies is the quick and painless way to master inorganic chemistry.

About the Author
Michael L. Matson is an assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Houston-Downtown where he instructs Inorganic Chemistry. Alvin W. Orbaek is a research assistant at Rice University, Houston, Texas, where he is completing his PhD in chemistry.

  • Introduction(第1頁)
    • About This Book(第1頁)
    • Conventions Used in This Book(第2頁)
    • What You Don’t Need to Read(第2頁)
    • Foolish Assumptions(第2頁)
    • How This Book Is Organized(第3頁)
    • Icons Used in This Book(第5頁)
    • Where to Go from Here(第6頁)
  • Part I: Reviewing Some General Chemistry(第7頁)
    • Chapter 1: Introducing Inorganic Chemistry(第9頁)
    • Chapter 2: Following the Leader: Atomic Structure and Periodic Trends(第21頁)
    • Chapter 3: The United States of Oxidation(第39頁)
    • Chapter 4: Gone Fission: Nuclear Chemistry(第53頁)
    • Chapter 5: The ABCs: Acid-Base Chemistry(第69頁)
  • Part II: Rules of Attraction: Chemical Bonding(第81頁)
    • Chapter 6: No Mr. Bond, I Expect You to π: Covalent Bonding(第83頁)
    • Chapter 7: Molecular Symmetry and Group Theory(第101頁)
    • Chapter 8: Ionic and Metallic Bonding(第121頁)
    • Chapter 9: Clinging to Complex Ions: Coordination Complexes(第143頁)
  • Part III: It’s Elemental: Dining at the Periodic Table(第159頁)
    • Chapter 10: What the H? Hydrogen!(第161頁)
    • Chapter 11: Earning Your Salt: The Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metals(第171頁)
    • Chapter 12: The Main Groups(第183頁)
    • Chapter 13: Bridging Two Sides of the Periodic Table: The Transition Metals(第207頁)
    • Chapter 14: Finding What Lies Beneath: The Lanthanides and Actinides(第221頁)
  • Part IV: Special Topics(第233頁)
    • Chapter 15: Not Quite Organic, Not Quite Inorganic: Organometallics(第235頁)
    • Chapter 16: Accelerating Change: Catalysts(第253頁)
    • Chapter 17: Bioinorganic Chemistry: Finding Metals in Living Systems(第267頁)
    • Chapter 18: Living in a Materials World: Solid-State Chemistry(第287頁)
    • Chapter 19: Nanotechnology(第305頁)
  • Part V: The Part of Tens(第313頁)
    • Chapter 20: Ten Nobels(第315頁)
    • Chapter 21: Tools of the Trade: Ten Instrumental Techniques(第319頁)
    • Chapter 22: Ten Experiments(第323頁)
    • Chapter 23: Ten Inorganic Household Products(第329頁)
  • Glossary(第335頁)
  • Index(第343頁)
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