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Published: 01 February 2021

160 Pages


ISBN: 9780198835349

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Periodicity and the s- and p- block elements

Second Edition

Nicholas C. Norman

Oxford Chemistry Primers

  • Provides a compelling and accessible introduction to key periodic trends found within the s- and p-blocks of the periodic table.
  • Compares and contrasts the main theories, models, and approaches to the study of periodicity, encouraging critical thinking.
  • Frequent diagrams, margin notes, and glossary definitions support students in their learning.
  • End-of-chapter questions and interactive online questions encourage active learning and promote deep understanding.
  • Also available as an ebook with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support

New to this Edition:

  • A new final chapter offers a critical overview of the main theories, models, and approaches to the study of periodicity
  • Updated references point to current research and cutting-edge chemistry
  • End of chapter exercises and updated in-text graphs enable students to check their understanding of the more complex topics

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