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Other Organic Ligands

  • Arthur E. Martell
  • Robert M. Smith

Part of the Critical Stability Constants book series (CRSC, volume 3)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Arthur E. Martell, Robert M. Smith
    Pages 1-171
  3. Arthur E. Martell, Robert M. Smith
    Pages 172-179
  4. Arthur E. Martell, Robert M. Smith
    Pages 180-180
  5. Arthur E. Martell, Robert M. Smith
    Pages 181-242
  6. Arthur E. Martell, Robert M. Smith
    Pages 243-265
  7. Arthur E. Martell, Robert M. Smith
    Pages 266-277
  8. Arthur E. Martell, Robert M. Smith
    Pages 278-279
  9. Arthur E. Martell, Robert M. Smith
    Pages 280-283
  10. Arthur E. Martell, Robert M. Smith
    Pages 284-284
  11. Arthur E. Martell, Robert M. Smith
    Pages 285-299
  12. Arthur E. Martell, Robert M. Smith
    Pages 300-300
  13. Arthur E. Martell, Robert M. Smith
    Pages 301-305
  14. Arthur E. Martell, Robert M. Smith
    Pages 306-309
  15. Arthur E. Martell, Robert M. Smith
    Pages 310-323
  16. Arthur E. Martell, Robert M. Smith
    Pages 324-327
  17. Arthur E. Martell, Robert M. Smith
    Pages 329-358
  18. Arthur E. Martell, Robert M. Smith
    Pages 359-367
  19. Arthur E. Martell, Robert M. Smith
    Pages 369-456
  20. Back Matter
    Pages 457-495

About this book

Introduction

Over the past fifteen years the Commission on Equilibrium Data of the Analytical Division of the Inter­ national Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry has been sponsoring a noncritical compilation of metal complex formation constants and related equilibrium constants. This work was extensive in scope and resulted in the publication of two large volumes of Stability Constants by the Chemical Society (London). The first volume, edited by L. G. Sillen (for inorganic ligands) and by A. E. Martell (for organic ligands), was published in 1964 and covered the literature through 1962. The second volume, subtitled Supplement No. 1, edited by L. G. Sillen and E. Hogfeldt (for inorganic ligands) and by A. E. Martell and R. M. Smith (for organic ligands), was published in 1971 and covered the literature up to 1969. These two large compilations attempted to cover all papers in the field related to metal complex equilibria (heats, entropies, and free energies). Since it was the policy of the Commission during that period to avoid decisions concerning the quality and reliability of the published work, the compilation would frequently contain from ten to twenty values for a single equilibrium constant. In many cases the values would differ by one or even two orders of magnitude, thus frustrating readers who wanted to use the data without doing the extensive literature study necessary to determine the correct value of the constant in question.

Keywords

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Authors and affiliations

  • Arthur E. Martell
    • 1
  • Robert M. Smith
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Chemistry, College of ScienceTexas A & M UniversityCollege StationUSA

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