# ABC graphs

# ABC graphs in chemistryEdit

## AuthorsEdit

Vladislav Ivaništšev

## IntroductionEdit

ABC graphs is a general name for diagrams showing Atom symbols, Bonding paths, atomic Charges, lone electrons (with Dots), and empty orbitals (with Ellipsis). Specific information shown on a given diagram is reflected in its name, so one may refer to AB, ABC, ABCD or ABCDE graphs.

An AB graph is a molecular graph analogues to a ball-and-stick model, yet it shows atoms with symbols and bonding paths with single lines (instead of balls and multiple sticks).

For all graphs more complicated than AB, let us agree that each drawn line corresponds to a σ-bond sharing of a pair of electrons. Then, to draw a structure one should use simple rules for determining the atomic charges, number of lone electrons, and empty orbitals.

## Acronym and definitionsEdit

## Rules for drawing ABC graphsEdit

## Drawing examplesEdit

### AB graph drawing examplesEdit

### ABC graph drawing examplesEdit

### ABCD graph drawing examplesEdit

### ABD graph drawing examplesEdit

### ABCDE graph drawing examplesEdit

## Structure–property relationsEdit

### ABC-type graphs and acid-base chemistryEdit

### ABC-type graphs and redox chemistryEdit

## Chemistry of elementsEdit

### Sulfur chemistryEdit

Disclaimer: This book is in the writing progress. Content will be added upon publications in manuscripts and scientific journals.