Inorganic chemistry [electronic resource] : an industrial and environmental perspective / T.W. Swaddle.
- San Diego : Academic Press, c1997.
1 online resource (499 p.)
- Chemistry, Inorganic.
- Electronic books.
- This book addresses the question, What is inorganic chemistry good for? rather than the more traditional question, How can we develop a theoretical basis for inorganic chemistry from sophisticated theories of bonding? The book prepares students of science or engineering for entry into the multi-billion-dollar inorganic chemical and related industries, and for rational approaches to environmental problems such as pollution abatement, corrosion control, and water treatment. A much expanded and updated revision of the 1990 text, Applied Inorganic Chemistry (University of Calgary Press),
- Front Cover; Inorganic Chemistry: An Industrial and Environmental Perspective; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1. Importance of Inorganic Chemistry; 1.1 Historical Overview; 1.2 Occurrence and Uses of the Commonest Elements; Chapter 2. Chemical Energetics; 2.1 Kinetics and Thermodynamics; 2.2 Activities in Electrolyte Solutions; 2.3 Equilibrium and Energy; 2.4 Temperature and Pressure Effects on Equilibrium; 2.5 Chemical Kinetics: Basic Principles; 2.6 Ionization Potential and Electron Affinity; 2.7 Electronegativity and Bond Energies; 2.8 Electronegativity and Chemical Properties
2.9 Hard and Soft Acids and Bases2.10 Multiple Bonding and Its Chemical Consequences; 2.11 Explosives and Propellants; Chapter 3. Catenation Inorganic Macromolecules; 3.1 Factors Favoring Catenation; 3.2 Homocatenation of Carbon; 3.3 Boron Nitride; 3.4 Homocatenation of Sulfur; 3.5 Catenation of Silicon; 3.6 Phosphazenes; Chapter 4. Crystalline Solids; 4.1 Determination of Crystal Structure; 4.2 Bonding in Solids; 4.3 The Close Packing Concept; 4.4 Binary Ionic Solids: Common Structural Types; 4.5 Radius Ratio Rules; 4.6 Ionic Solids and Close Packing; 4.7 Energetics of Ionic Compounds
Chapter 5. The Defect Solid State5.1 Inevitability of Crystal Defects; 5.2 Main Types of Crystal Defects; 5.3 Impurity Defects and Semiconduction; 5.4 Nonstoichiometry; 5.5 Metal Oxides and Sulfides as Extrinsic Semiconductors; 5.6 Mechanism of Scaling of Metals; 5.7 Interstitial Compounds; Chapter 6. Inorganic Solids as Heterogeneous Catalysts; 6.1 Heterogeneous Catalysis; 6.2 Transition Metals as Catalysts; 6.3 Defect Oxides and Sulfides in Catalysis; 6.4 Catalysis by Stoichiometric Oxides; 6.5 Photocatalysis by Inorganic Solids; Chapter 7. Silicates. Aluminates. and Phosphates
7.1 Silicate Structures7.2 Aluminosilicates; 7.3 Zeolites; 7.4 Clays; 7.5 Silica and Silicate Glasses; 7.6 Soluble Silicates and Aluminates; 7.7 Phosphates and Aluminophosphates; Chapter 8. The Atmosphere and Atmospheric Pollution; 8.1 Carbon Dioxide and Greenhouse Gases; 8.2 Carbon Monoxide; 8.3 Ozone; 8.4 Nitrogen Oxides; 8.5 Sulfur Dioxide and Trioxide; Chapter 9. Nitrogen. Phosphorus. and Potash in Agriculture; 9.1 Natural Sources of Fixed Nitrogen; 9.2 Direct Combination of Nitrogen and Oxygen; 9.3 Ammonia Synthesis; 9.4 Nitric Acid and Ammonium Nitrate; 9.5 Sulfates; 9.6 Phosphates
9.7 PotashChapter 10. Sulfur and Sulfur Compounds; 10.1 Elemental Sulfur; 10.2 Sulfuric Acid; 10.3 Other Products from Elemental Sulfur; 10.4 Sulfur Chemicals in the Pulp and Paper Industry; Chapter 11. Alkalis and Related Products; 11.1 Lime Burning; 11.2 Cement and Concrete; 11.3 Soda Ash; 11.4 Caustic Soda: The Chloralkali Industry; Chapter 12. The Halogens; 12.1 The Chlorine Controversy; 12.2 Oxides and Oxoacids of Chlorine; 12.3 Fluorine and Fluorine Compounds; 12.4 Bromine and Iodine; Chapter 13. Ions in Solution; 13.1 Energetics of Solvation; 13.2 Metal Complexes; 13.3 Chelation
13.4 Stability Constants
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