Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry by J. E. HouseDescriptive Inorganic Chemistry by J. E. House

Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry

byJ. E. House, Kathleen A. HouseEditorJames E. House

Paperback | August 10, 2010

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Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry, Second Edition,covers the synthesis, reactions, and properties of elements and inorganic compounds for courses in descriptive inorganic chemistry.

This updated version includes expanded coverage of chemical bonding and enhanced treatment of Buckminster Fullerenes, and incorporates new industrial applications matched to key topics in the text. It is suitable for the one-semester (ACS-recommended) course or as a supplement in general chemistry courses.

Ideal for majors and non-majors, the book incorporates rich graphs and diagrams to enhance the content and maximize learning.

  • Includes expanded coverage of chemical bonding and enhanced treatment of Buckminster Fullerenes
  • Incorporates new industrial applications matched to key topics in the text
  • J.E. House is Scholar in Residence, Illinois Wesleyan University, and Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, Illinois State University. He received BS and MA degrees from Southern Illinois University and the PhD from the University of Illinois, Urbana. In his 32 years at Illinois State, he taught a variety of courses in inorganic and physica...
    Title:Descriptive Inorganic ChemistryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:592 pages, 9.45 × 7.75 × 0.68 inPublished:August 10, 2010Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

    The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

    ISBN - 10:012088755X

    ISBN - 13:9780120887552

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    Table of Contents

    Where It All Comes From; Atomic and Molecular Structure; Ionic Bonding, Crystals, and Intermolecular Forces; Reactions and Energy Relationships; Acids, Bases, and Nonaqueous Solvents; Hydrogen; The Group Ia and Iia Metals; Boron; Aluminum, Gallium, Indium, and Thallium; Carbon; Silicon, Germanium, Tin, and Lead; Nitrogen; Phosphorus, Arsenic, Antimony, and Bismuth; Oxygen; Sulfur, Selenium, and Tellurium; Halogens; The Noble Gases; The Transition Metals; Structure and Bonding in Coordination Compounds; Synthesis and Reactions of Coordination Compounds; Organometallic Compounds