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Published: 31 October 2013

896 Pages | Numerous full-colour illustrations.


ISBN: 9780199604135

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Chemical Structure and Reactivity

An Integrated Approach

Second Edition

James Keeler and Peter Wothers

  • The only introductory text to take a truly integrated approach in explaining the fundamentals of chemistry
  • Fosters an orbital-based understanding of reactions, with clear curly-arrow mechanistic detail throughout
  • A two-part structure allows flexibility of use; Part I lays down the core of the subject, while Part II describes a series of relatively standalone topics, which can be selected to fit a particular course
  • Numerous concepts are illustrated with fully cross-referenced custom-developed online modules, enabling students to develop an understanding through active learning
  • Self-test exercises embedded in the text (with solutions at the end of each chapter) and extensive question sets encourage hands-on learning, to help students master the subject and gain confidence
  • The Online Resource Centre features a range of additional resources for both students and registered adopters of the book

New to this Edition:

  • A new chapter on symmetry has been added to Part I
  • Discussions of certain topics, such as organometallic chemistry, spectroscopy, and molecular geometry, have been expanded
  • Cross references from Part I to Part II have been increased to make the links between core concepts and more advanced topics clearer
  • More self-test questions and exercises have been provided

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