### Second edition

The second edition of my book on The Theory of Intermolecular Forces was published by Oxford University Press in January 2013. It can be purchased through the O.U.P. website or from any good bookseller.

There is also an eBook version, available through some bookshops, for example Blackwells.

### Contents

- Introduction
- Molecules in Electric Fields
- Electrostatic Interactions between Molecules
- Perturbation Theory of Intermolecular Forces at Long Range
*Ab Initio*Methods- Perturbation Theory of Intermolecular Forces at Short Range
- Distributed Multipole Expansions
- Short-range Effects
- Distributed Polarizabilities
- Many-Body Effects
- Interactions involving Excited States
- Practical Models for Intermolecular Potentials
- Theory and Experiment
- Appendices:
- Cartesian Tensors
- Spherical Tensors
- Introduction to Perturbation Theory
- Conversion Factors
- Cartesian-Spherical Conversion Tables
- Interaction Functions

- References
- Author Index
- Index

A list of corrections to the second edition is available in PDF format.

### First edition

The Theory of Intermolecular Forces was first published in hardback by Oxford University Press in 1996, and in paperback, with corrections, in September 1997. A second paperback reprint, with further corrections, was published in 2000.

A list of corrections to the first edition is available in PDF format.