Publication Date 28 Jan 2014
OverviewLeading the reader from the fundamental principles of inorganic chemistry, right through to cutting-edge research at the forefront of the subject, Inorganic Chemistry, Sixth Edition is the ideal course companion for the duration of a student's degree. The authors have drawn upon their extensive teaching and research experience in updating this established text; the sixth edition retains the much-praised clarity of style and layout from previous editions, while offering an enhanced Frontiers section. Exciting new applications of inorganic chemistry have been added to this section, in particular relating to materials chemistry and medicine. This edition also sees a greater use of learning features to provide students with all the support they need for their studies. Providing comprehensive coverage of inorganic chemistry, while placing it in context, this text will enable the reader to fully master this important subject.New to this edition A completely new chapter on inorganic chemistry in medicine expands upon the biological inorganic chemistry previously included. Substantial changes to the Foundations section have been made, with clearer descriptions of many introductory topics and the inclusion of more descriptive transition metal chemistry. More self-test questions have been added, to enable students to check their understanding of key concepts. The text is augmented by a wider range of innovative online resources, with structures and figures from the book linked to resources on www.chemtube3D.com . More cross references have been added in order to help students make connections between core topics.