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Principles of Chemical
A Guide to IUPAC
J. Leigh, H. A.
Favre, W. V.
Blackwell Science, 1998 [ISBN 0865426856]
Nomenclature is an essential part of academic discipline
but in chemistry it assumes a particular significance. The nomenclature
of chemical compounds is systematic: names and formulae are constructed
from units manipulated to provide information on composition and structure.
To understand chemistry, students must have a firm grasp of the principles
of its nomenclature. Without this they are lost. Principles of Chemical
Nomenclature is the definitive work for them, mandated by the authoritative
voice of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry.
- the authoritative (and indispensable)
work for students on nomenclature in chemistry
- commissioned by the International Union
of Pure and Applied Chemistry, the body responsible for mandating
nomenclature explains the systematic naming of chemical compounds
- relates 'trivial' names to systematic
- an absolutely current account of a subject
that is growing and changing - like any language
Naming of substances;
Aspects of the nomenclature of organometallic compounds;
Macromolecular (polymer) nomenclature;
Nomenclature in the making;
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