Molecular Electronic Structures: an introduction
by Carl J. Ballhausen, Harry B. Gray
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Co. 1980
Number of pages: 139
The present book is an introduction to molecular electronic structural theory. It is aimed at students who have reasonable familiarity with differential and integral calculus and are beginning a study of the physical description of chemical systems. The authors concentrate on the description of ground state electronic structures, or, in other words, the principles of chemical bonding in molecules.
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