Simple and Combined Symmetries.- Molecular Shape and Geometry.- Helpful Mathematical Tools.- Molecular Vibrations.- Electronic Structure of Atoms and Molecules.- Chemical Reactions.- Space-Group Symmetries.- Crystals.
The only book to comprehensively survey chemistry from the point of view of symmetry
Contains many examples from chemistry as well as from other fields which emphasize the unifying nature of the symmetry concept
This new edition has been further revised and contains streamlined text and renewed the illustrative material as well as an epilogue
Features expanded sections dealing with biopolymers and quasicrystals