Chemistry round-up

November 8, 2012

Organic Chemistry

Author: Leroy G. Wade

Edition: Eighth international

Publisher: Pearson Education

Pages: 1,320

Price: £49.99

ISBN: 9780321811394

The latest edition of this best-selling text by an award-winning US lecturer in the field offers new "chapter goals", hints, problem-solving skills and "key mechanism boxes", with a strengthened focus on contemporary applications. Users have access to the online resource

Inorganic Chemistry

Authors: Catherine Housecroft and Alan G. Sharpe

Edition: Fourth

Publisher: Pearson Education

Pages: 1,256

Price: £45.99

ISBN: 978037453

Features new to this edition include updated statistical data; a chapter on experimental techniques; updated coverage of ionic liquids, sustainable energy, acetic acid manufacture, solid state devices and superconductors; sections on emission spectra, transparent conducting oxides and applications in devices, iron-based superconductors and graphene; self-study exercises and end-of-chapter problems.

Quantum Chemistry: A Unified Approach

Author: David B. Cook

Edition: Second

Publisher: World Scientific

Pages: 332

Price: £49.00

ISBN: 9781848167469

In presenting a qualitative theory of chemical bonding stressing the physical processes that occur on bond formation, this text differs from many others in that it does not aim to "rationalise" the phenomena of bonding by a series of mnemonic rules. The author aims for a unified and consistent treatment across all types of bonding in organic, physical and inorganic chemistry.

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