Chemistry of the Elements by N. N. Greenwood

Chemistry of the Elements by N. N. Greenwood

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2nd Edition


Authors of: Chemistry of the Elements by N. N. Greenwood


N. N. Greenwood

A. Earnshaw


Table of Contents in Chemistry of the Elements by N. N. Greenwood


Preface to the second edition

Preface to the first edition

Chapter 1 Origin of the Elements. Isotopes and Atomic Weights  


Origin of the Universe

Abundances of the Elements in the Universe

Stellar Evolution and the Spectral Classes of Stars

Synthesis of the Elements

1.5.1 Hydrogen burning

1.5.2 Helium burning and carbon burning

1.5.3 The a-process

1.5.4 The e-process (equilibrium process)

1.5.6 The p-process (proton capture)

1.5.7 The x-process

Atomic Weights

1.6.1 Uncertainty in atomic weights

The s- and r-processes (slow and rapid neutron absorption)

The problem of radioactive elements

Chapter 2 Chemical Periodicity and the Periodic Table

2.1 Introduction

2.3 Periodic Trends in Properties

The Electronic Structure of Atoms

2.3.2 Trends in chemical properties

Prediction of New Elements and Compounds

Trends in atomic and physical properties

Chapter 3 Hydrogen


Atomic and Physical Properties of Hydrogen

3.2.1 Isotopes of hydrogen

3.2.2 Ortho- and para-hydrogen

3.2.3 Ionized forms of hydrogen

Preparation, Production and Uses

3.3.1 Hydrogen

3.3.2 Deuterium

3.3.3 Tritium

Chemical Properties and Trends

3.4.1 The coordination chemistry of hydrogen

3.5 Protonic Acids and Bases

3.6 The Hydrogen Bond

3.6.1 Influence on properties

3.6.2 Influence on structure

3.6.3 Strength of hydrogen bonds and theoretical description

3.7 Hydrides of the Elements

Chapter 4 Lithium, Sodium, Potassium, Rubidium, Caesium and



The Elements

4.2.1 Discovery and isolation

4.2.2 Terrestrial abundance and distribution

4.2.3 Production and uses of the metals

4.2.4 Properties of the alkali metals

4.2.5 Chemical reactivity and trends

4.2.6 Solutions in liquid ammonia and other solvents Compounds

4.3.1 Introduction: the ionic-bond model

4.3.2 Halides and hydrides

4.3.4 Hydroxides

4.3.6 Coordination chemistry

4.3.8 Organometallic compounds

Oxides, peroxides, superoxides and suboxides

Oxoacid salts and other compounds

Imides, amides and related compounds

Chapter 5 Beryllium, Magnesium, Calcium, Strontium, Barium and Radium

5.1 Introduction

5.2 The Elements

5.2.1 Terrestrial abundance and distribution  

5.2.3 Properties of the elements

5.2.4 Chemical reactivity and trends

5.3.1 Introduction

5.3.2 Hydrides and halides

5.3.3 Oxides and hydroxides

5.3.5 Organometallic compounds

Production and uses of the metals

5.3 Compounds

Oxoacid salts and coordination complexes



Calcium, strontium and barium

Chapter 6 Boron

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Boron

6.2.1 Isolation and purification of the element

6.2.2 Structure of cjstalline boron

6.2.4 Chemical properties

6.3.1 Introduction

6.3.2 Preparation and stoichiometry

6.3.3 Structures of borides

Atomic and physical properties of boron

6.3 Borides

Boranes (Boron Hydrides)

6.4.1 Introduction

6.4.2 Bonding and topology

6.4.6 Chemistry of nido-decaborane, B10H14

6.4.7 Chemistry of ~loso-B,H,~-



Boron Halides

6.7.1 Boron trihalides

6.7.2 Lower halides of boron

Boron -Oxygen Compounds

6.8.1 Boron oxides and oxoacids

6.8.2 Borates

Boron – Nitrogen Compounds

Other Compounds of Boron

Preparation and properties of boranes

The chemistry of small boranes and their anions (BI -B4)

Intermediate-sized boranes and their anions (B5 -B9)

Organic compounds containing boron-oxygen bonds

Compounds with bonds to P, As or Sb

Compounds with bonds to S, Se and Te

Chapter 7 Aluminium, Gallium, Indium and Thallium

Chapter 8 Carbon

Chapter 9 Silicon

Chapter 10 Germanium, Tin and Lead

Chapter 11 Nitrogen

Chapter 12 Phosphorus

Chapter 13

Chapter 14

Chapter 15 Sulfur

Chapter 16 Selenium, Tellurium and Polonium

Chapter 17 The Halogens: Fluorine, Chlorine, Bromine, lodine and


Chapter 18 The Noble Gases: Helium, Neon, Argon, Krypton, Xenon

and Radon

Chapter 19 Compounds of other noble gases

Chapter 20 Coordination and Organometallic Compound

Chapter 21 Titanium, Zirconium and Hafnium

Chapter 22 Vanadium, Niobium and Tantalum

Chapter 23 Chromium, Molybdenum and angsten  

Appendix 1 Atomic Orbitals 1285

Appendix 2 Symmetry Elements, Symmetry Operations and Point Groups 1290

Appendix 3 Some Non-SI Units 1293

Appendix 4 Abundance of Elements in Crustal Rocks 1294

Appendix 5 Effective Ionic Radii 1295

Appendix 6 Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1296

Appendix 7 Nobel Prize for Physics 1300

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