Chapter 8. Molecular Structures I: Compounds of Main Group Elements

  1. Dr. rer. nat. Ulrich Müller Diplom-Chemiker professor visiting professor Co-author co-editor

Published Online: 4 SEP 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470057278.ch8

Inorganic Structural Chemistry, Second Edition

Inorganic Structural Chemistry, Second Edition

How to Cite

Müller, U. (2006) Molecular Structures I: Compounds of Main Group Elements, in Inorganic Structural Chemistry, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470057278.ch8

Author Information

  1. Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 SEP 2007
  2. Published Print: 6 OCT 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470018644

Online ISBN: 9780470057278

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Keywords:

  • valence shell electron-pair repulsion theory (VSEPR theory);
  • molecular structures I;
  • lone electron pair;
  • ligand atom electronegativity;
  • pre-existing distortion;
  • multiple bonds - ring structures with bent bonds;
  • trans-influence’ between ligands;
  • five valence electron pairs;
  • molecular structures I - compounds of main group elements

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Valence Shell Electron-Pair Repulsion

  • Structures with Five Valence Electron Pairs

  • Problems