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Seventh Edition

Mark Weller, Tina Overton, and Jonathan Rourke

Publication Date - July 2018

ISBN: 9780198768128

968 pages
10.9 x 8.6 inches

In Stock

Retail Price to Students: $209.99


Leading the reader from the fundamental principles of inorganic chemistry, right through to cutting-edge research at the forefront of the subject, Inorganic Chemistry, Seventh 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 to update this text; the seventh edition retains the much-praised clarity of style and layout from previous editions, while offering an enhanced section on 'expanding our horizons'. The latest innovative applications of green chemistry have been added, to clearly illustrate the real-world significance of the subject.

This edition also sees a greater used of learning features, including substantial updates to the problem solving questions, additional self-tests and walk through explanations which enable students to check their understanding of key concepts and develop problem-solving skills.

Providing comprehensive coverage of inorganic chemistry, while placing it in context, this text will enable the reader to fully master this important subject.

Online Resources:

Inorganic Chemistry, Seventh Edition is accompanied by a range of online resources:

For registered adopters of the text:
DT Figures, marginal structures, and tables of data ready to download
DT Test bank

For students:
DT Answers to self-tests and exercises from the book
DT Tables for group theory
DT Web links
DT Links to interactive structures and other resources on www.chemtube3D.com


  • Written by an experienced and research-active author team, the unique three part structure of this text provides comprehensive coverage of inorganic chemistry from fundamental theory through to cutting-edge interdisciplinary research, making this text the ideal companion for the duration of a student's degree.
  • An extensive range of learning features is provided to support students, including 'notes on good practice', 'brief illustrations', 'context boxes', and 'key points'.
  • Numerous worked examples, self-test questions, exercises, and tutorial problems encourage students to develop vital problem-solving skills.
  • The artwork illustrates the impressive diversity of inorganic compounds and enables students to truly visualise the subject.
  • The book is accompanied by comprehensive Online Resources, which include videos of chemical reactions, answers to exercises from the book, web links, and other useful resources for both students and lecturers.

About the Author(s)

Mark Weller, Professor of Chemistry, University of Bath,Tina Overton, Professor of Chemistry Education, Monash University,Jonathan Rourke, Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Warwick

The author team comprises chemical educators and researchers who are at the cutting edge of their fields, and who are perfectly placed to write a text that is accessible to students, uniformly authoritative and up-to-date in its coverage:

Professor Mark Weller: Chair of Energy Materials, University of Bath
Professor Tina Overton: Professor of Chemistry Education, Monash University
Dr Jonathan Rourke: Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Warwick
Professor Fraser Armstrong: Professor of Chemistry, University of Oxford

Previous Publication Date(s)

January 2014
November 2009
January 2006

Table of Contents

    Part 1: Foundations
    1. Atomic structure
    2. Molecular structure and bonding
    3. Molecular symmetry
    4. The structures of simple solids
    5. Acids and bases
    6. Oxidation and reduction
    7. An introduction to coordination compounds
    8. Physical techniques in inorganic chemistry
    Part 2: The elements and their compounds
    9. Periodic trends
    10. Hydrogen
    11. The Group 1 elements
    12. The Group 2 elements
    13. The Group 13 elements
    14. The Group 14 elements
    15. The Group 15 elements
    16. The Group 16 elements
    17. The Group 17 elements
    18. The Group 18 elements
    19. The d-block elements
    20. d-Metal complexes: electronic structure and properties
    21. Coordination chemistry: reactions of complexes
    22. d-Metal organometallic chemistry
    23. The f-block elements
    Part 3: Expanding our horizons: advances and applications
    24. Materials chemistry and nanomaterials
    25. Green Chemistry
    26. Biological inorganic chemistry
    27. Inorganic chemistry in medicine

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