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Textbook of Inorganic Chemistry
R Gopalan
Price : ₹ 595.00  
ISBN : 978-81-7371-752-9
Language : English
Pages : 960
Binding : Paperback
Book Size : 180 x 240 mm
Year : 2016
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Territorial Rights : World
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About the Book

  • Objectives are listed to give an overview of the chapter
  • Involves a systematic and interesting approach
  • Several worked out problems are provided
  • ‘Boxed’ matter on popular aspects are presented
  • Exhaustive question bank is provided at the end of each chapter

Inorganic Chemistry for Undergraduatesconforms to the syllabus of the B. Sc Chemistry courses of Indian universities. This book not only fulfils the requirements of the syllabus but also caters to the students who would like to delve deeper into the subject. It convinces the student that there is more to inorganic chemistry than equations! This book will serve as a handy tool for teachers to plan their lectures.

Table of Contents

Atomic structure / Periodicity of properties / Principles of inorganic qualitative analysis / Principles of volumetric analysis / Solvents for inorganic reactions / Ionic bond / Covalent bond: VB theory / Covalent bond: Molecular orbital theory / Hydrogen / Alkali metals / Alkaline earth metals / Boron family / Carbon family / Nitrogen family / Oxygen family / Halogens / Noble gases / Principles of metallurgy / Transition elements: Introduction / Chemistry of transition elements / Inner transition elements / Coordination compounds / Bioinorganic chemistry / Nuclear Chemistry / Industrial inorganic chemistry / Environmental chemistry / Supplementary reading / Index
Contributors (Author(s), Editor(s), Translator(s), Illustrator(s) etc.)

Dr R Gopalan retired as Head of the Department of Chemistry, Madras Christian College, Chennai. He obtained his Ph. D. from the University of Madras and went on to do his postdoctoral research at Baylor University, USA. He has 35 years of experience in teaching and research. He was awarded a UGC Emeritus Fellowship on his retirement. He has published 45 research papers, many articles on popular science and education, and 30 books for M. Sc., B. Sc. and school courses. He is currently honorary secretary for two schools and a visiting faculty in a few colleges in Chennai.