CH 438 : Main Group Chemistry
Chemistry of non-transition elements, stereochemistry and bonding in non-transition elements and compounds. Solvents, solutions, acids and bases, brief review of inorganic chains, rings and cages, organometallic compounds of non-transition elements, role of non-transition elements in biological processes.
- F. A. Cotton, G. Wilkinson, C. A. Murillo and M. Bochmann, Advanced Inorganic Chemistry, John Wiley, 6th edition, John Wiley, 1999.
- C. Elschenbroich and A. Salzer, Organometallics, 2nd edition, Wiley VCH, 1992.
- D. F. Shriver, P. W. Atkins and C. H. Langford, Inorganic Chemistry, Oxford University Press, 3rd edition, 1999.