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Senning, Alexander

The Etymology of Chemical Names

Tradition and Convenience vs. Rationality in Chemical Nomenclature

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    Publication Date:
    2019
    Copyright year:
    2019
    To be published:
    October 2019
    ISBN
    978-3-11-061271-4
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    Overview

    • Guides how to orientate in the world of the trivial and systematic chemical names.
    • Explains the differences between IUPAC and CAS nomenclatures.
    • Addresses the naming of drugs, minerals and agrochemicals.

    Aims and Scope

    Etymology of Chemical Names gives an overview of the development of the current chemical nomenclature, tracing its sources and changing rules as chemistry progressed over the years. This book is devoted to provide a coherent picture how the trivial and systematic names shall be used and how the current IUPAC rules help to reconcile the conflicting demands.

    Details

    24.0 x 17.0 cm
    xiv, 505 pages
    150 Fig.
    Language:
    English
    Type of Publication:
    Monograph

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    Prof. Dr. Alexander Senning, Frederiksberg, Denmark.

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