Inorganic Chemistry

Gary Wulfsberg
Middle Tennessee State University


CONTENTS

Part I. Inorganic Ions and Simple Molecules in Chemistry and In Our Environment

1. Periodic Trends in Fundamental Properties of Atoms and Simple Ions

2. Monoatomic Ions and Their Acid-Base Reactivity

3. Polyatomic Ions and Their Acid-Base Properties

4. Ionic Solids and Precipitation Reactions of Hydrated Ions

5. Trends in Coordination Equilibria

6. Principles of Oxidation-Reduction Reactivity

7. Thermochemical Analyses of Reactivity Trends

8. Introduction to Transition Metal Complexes

Part II. Inorganic Substances and Materials: Theory and Applications

9. Symmetry

10. Molecular Orbital Theory

11. Organometallic Chemistry of the d-Block Elements

12. The Elements and Their Physical Properties

13. Oxides of the Elements

14. The Halides, Nitrides, and Sulfides of the Elements

15. Hydrides, Alkyls, and Aryls of the Elements

16. Inorganic Reaction Mechanisms

17. Advanced Topics: Excited Electronic States, Photochemistry, and Activated Molecules

Appendices A-B

Answers to Selected Exercises

Index