chem1 virtual textbook

a reference text for General Chemistry

Stephen Lower

Simon Fraser University






1- Molecules: properties of bonded atoms

2- Models of chemical bonding

3- The shared-electron covalent bond


4- Polar covalence, ionic solids

5- Molecular geometry

6- The hybrid orbital model: introduction

7- More on hybrid orbitals

8- Introduction to molecular orbitals

9- Bonding in coordination complexes

10- Bonding in metals and semiconductors

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