Wiley's J.D. Lee Concise Inorganic Chemistry for JEE (Main & Advanced), 4ed, 2021

Sudarsan Guha

ISBN: 9788126564200

668 pages

INR 899


This book is an adaptation of the classic book Concise Inorganic Chemistry by J.D. Lee (fifth edition) which is widely used by students preparing for engineering entrance examinations. This adapted version provides a more concise treatment of the subject as per the syllabus requirements but does not compromise on essentials. The explanation of fundamental concepts is simple and straightforward, offering a right blend of theory and applications. The adaptation has been carried out with the purpose of making the book the best fit for engineering aspirants.


Note to the Student

1. Structure of an Atom

1.1 Atoms

1.2 Some Important Definitions

1.3 Electronic Configuration of an Atom

2. Periodic Table and Periodic Properties  

   2.1 Periodic Table  

   2.2 Classification of Elements Based on Electronic Configuration  

   2.3 Periodic Trends In Properties  

3. Chemical Bonding

3.1 Attainment of a Stable Configuration

3.2 Types of Bonds

3.3 Transitions Between the Main Types of Bonding

3.4 The Covalent Bond

3.5 Valence Bond Theory

3.6 Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion (VSEPR) Theory

3.7 The Extent of d Orbital Participation in Molecular Bonding

3.8 Types of Covalent Bonds (Sigma (s) and Pi (p) Bonds)

3.9 Molecular Orbital Method

3.10 LCAOMethod

3.11 Rules for Linear Combination of Atomic Orbitals

3.12 Examples of Molecular Orbital Treatment for Homonuclear Diatomic Molecules

3.13 Examples of Molecular Orbital Treatment for Heteronuclear Diatomic Molecules

3.14 Dipole Moment

3.15 The Ionic Bond

3.16 Close Packing

3.17 Ionic Compounds of the Type AX (ZnS, NaCl, CsCl)

3.18 Ionic Compounds of the Type AX2 (CaF2, TiO2, SiO2)

3.19 Layer Structures (CdI2, CdCl2, [NiAs])

3.20 Lattice Energy

3.21 Stoichiometric Defects

3.22 Nonstoichiometric Defects

3.23 Born–Haber Cycle

3.24 Polarizing Power and Polarizability – Fajans’ Rules

3.25 Melting Point of Ionic Compounds

3.26 Solubility of Ionic Compounds

3.27 Electrical Conductivity and Colour

3.28 Acidic Nature of Oxides

3.29 Thermal


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