by Taro Saito
Publisher: Kanagawa University 2004
Number of pages: 194
The author has tried to describe minimum chemical facts and concepts that are necessary to understand modern inorganic chemistry. The textbook describes important compounds systematically along the periodic table, and readers are expected to learn typical ones both in the molecular and solid states.
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