Parr, Robert G. Department of Chemistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
- Combining power of an element
- Quantum theory of valence
- Additional Readings
The combining power of a chemical element for other elements as measured by the number of bonds to other atoms that one atom of the given element forms upon chemical combination; also known as valency. Valence theory concerns all the physical and chemical properties of molecules that especially depend on molecular electronic structure.
The content above is only an excerpt.
for your institution. Subscribe
to your librarian. Recommend
AccessScience provides the most accurate and trustworthy scientific information available.
115,000-PLUS definitions from the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms
3000 biographies of notable scientific figures
MORE THAN 17,000 downloadable images and animations illustrating key topics
ENGAGING VIDEOS highlighting the life and work of award-winning scientists