80 questions linked to/from Resources for learning Chemistry
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### Book reference for electronic occupation of TM

Is there a book I can reference that has a table like this? I can't reference an online source on my thesis and all the pictures I have found online like this don't make their reference explicit. ...
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### What are good examples of questions that make college students think about chemistry concepts? [closed]

I am teaching the second semester of general chemistry at the college level. The course tends to get bogged down in calculations, and sometimes we forget about the big picture and what is going on at ...
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### Inorganic chemistry for condensed matter physicists

I'm a theoretical condensed matter physicist, on a field of magnetism research. I wonder if any of you could recommend a concise and well-written textbook on inorganic chemistry to learn concepts of ...
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### What do you think is a good way to explain electronic configurations? [closed]

Understanding electronic configurations is vital, but a huge number of students face difficulties in understanding the why and the how. What approach do you think I should take in explaining ...
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### Periodic boundary conditions in DFT for cylindrical system

As I understand it, a DFT calculation uses periodic boundary conditions, whenever you want to simulate a bulk material. This is convenient because all information can then be extracted from the ...
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### Are bones generally harder to corrode than human skin?

I am making a fantasy universe and really I am also curious to know if bones generally are harder to corrode than human skin in our world and at what rate? I was thinking to compare how a skeleton ...
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### Book Recommendation for Molecular Orbital Theory [duplicate]

I posting my question here since I have seen similar questions but I haven't found the specific answer I am searching for. I am seeking textbook recommendations on Molecular Orbital Theory with ...
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### Fundamentals of mathematics and physics for physical chemistry [closed]

Before I start studying chemistry, I want to gain some knowledge about the fundamentals of mathematics and physics that are important to better understand the principles of physical chemistry, ...
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### Energy required for obtaining required mass of aluminium from alumina via electrolysis

How do I know how much energy I need to obtain 20 g alumunium from alumina with 5 V? I calculated the quantity of electricity is 2.22 F. Any help appreciated!
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### A book like Feynman's Lectures to Physics, which deals with Chemistry and provides insights [duplicate]

I have been reading The Feynman Lectures, and it provides a lot of basic knowledge in physics. I would like to know if there exists a book for chemistry like this too.
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### Analytical Chemistry Textbook Recommendation [duplicate]

Could anyone recommend a good book for self-learning that provide a clear, step by step guide on solving such chemical equilibria questions. It should cover the following topics: weak acid and ...
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### Can anybody help me out with this chain conversion? [closed]

I can understand that grignard reagent will attack the oxygen breaking the double bond of the oxygen forming a diol but that is unstable so it should form a Ketone but after that I can't really ...
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### What's a good chemistry book for a practical man [closed]

Yesterday I picked up my old organic chemistry book and started to read it from the first chapter. After a couple of minutes I realized that I don't understand the concepts at all. The first chapter ...
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### What is a good undergraduate bioorganic chemistry book? [duplicate]

What is a good undergraduate bioorganic chemistry book? I would like one of these as I'm tired of non-university books on the subject.
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### Good summary of highschool to university chemistry [duplicate]

DISCLAIMER: I've browsed similar questions, but sadly they refer to books that're either too basic or too specialized. Hello. I'm studying mechanical engineering (1st year), and we have to do a ...
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### Organic Chemistry Exercise Book [duplicate]

An Organic Chemistry Book that has only exercises? Better with solutions so to see if the answer is correct. Even more better if there is a PDF version. The exercises I am looking for are exercises ...
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### Why beta C w.r.t. the carbonyl group has the highest coefficient in the LUMO of acrolein?

I want to know the way, how to know which atom has greatest coefficient in a particular MO level in π-MO of a π conjugated system. I faced this problem when I was going through weak nucleophile attack ...
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### Formulation chemistry. Can somebody suggest me an introductory book on this subject? [duplicate]

I am looking for an introductory book on formulation chemistry: the book should cover physico-chemical aspects in designing a formulation and also, if possible, the chemometric basic concepts used in ...
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### Chemistry books for the general reader [duplicate]

I’m quite interested in chemistry, but reading the textbooks are a bit challenging. Are there any good chemistry books for the general reader that go a bit beyond the basics?
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### Why are only two bond structures considered for ozone and not three? [duplicate]

We were taught in chemistry that: Formal charges can be determined by drawing the Lewis dot structure, then subtracting the nonbonding electrons and half of the bonding electrons from the number of ...
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### Inorganic foreign author books for odd electron species [duplicate]

I need a foreign author book which explains odd electron species in great detail ,(explaining dimerization , energetic) telling hybridization of central atom with one unpaired electron on it pls tell ...
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### How can I obtain the wave function of the dihydrogen system, by hand using Self Consistent Field DFT calculations? [duplicate]

After doing some energy calculations for the $\ce{H2}$ system in Gaussian, using ωB97X-D/STO-3G level of theory, and generating a .wfn file, I wanted to understand better how the computer does ...