By Ronald J. Gillespie
Excellent for undergraduate and first-year graduate classes in chemical bonding, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Geometry: From Lewis to Electron Densities is also utilized in inorganic chemistry classes. Authored through Ronald Gillespie, a world-class chemist and professional on chemical bonding, and Paul Popelier of the collage of Manchester Institute of technological know-how and know-how, this article presents scholars with a accomplished and distinct creation to the critical versions and theories of chemical bonding and geometry. It additionally serves as an invaluable source and an updated creation to trendy advancements within the box for teachers instructing chemical bonding at any point.
* indicates scholars how the concept that of the chemical bond has constructed from its earliest days, via Lewis's remarkable proposal of the electron pair bond and as much as the current day
* provides a unique, non-traditional strategy that emphasizes the significance of the Pauli precept as a foundation for figuring out bonding
* starts with the elemental classical ideas and proceeds via orbital versions to fresh rules in accordance with the research of electron densities, which support to elucidate and emphasize a few of the barriers of prior versions
* offers a radical and up to date remedy of the well known valence-shell electron pair (VSEPR) version (which was once first formulated and constructed via writer Ronald Gillespie) and the more moderen ligand close-packing (LCP) version
* provides a different pictorial and nonmathematical dialogue of the research of electron density distributions utilizing the atoms in molecules (AIM) thought
* Emphasizes the relationships among those a number of versions, giving examples in their makes use of, barriers, and comparative merits and disadvantages
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Additional resources for Chemical Bonding and Molecular Geometry: From Lewis to Electron Densities (Topics in Inorganic Chemistry)
L. A. Popelier. p. cm. -(Topics in inorganic chemistry) comprises bibliographical references and index. ISBN 0-19-510496-X (ppk), 0-19-510495-1 (cloth) I. Chemical bonds-History. 2. Molecules-Models. I. Popelier, P. L. A. II. name . III. sequence QD461. G5372001 541. 224-dc21 00-025404 disguise representation: Representations of the SCl z molecule. middle: Surfaces of the functionality L = - VZ p for L = zero au (blue) and L = zero. 60 au (orange). The L = zero. 60 floor exhibits the cost concentations reminiscent of the lone pairs at the sulfur atom and torodial cost concentrations on every one chlorine atom (see additionally determine 7. 5). best left: The Lewis constitution. best correct: The VESPR version. backside left: Contour map of the electron density. backside correct: Contour map of L.