12. CHEM301 Inorganic Chemistry II
Unit – I (Coordination Compounds 1) Introduction, physical and chemical properties of transition elements; Introduction to coordination compounds; coordination numbers and geometries in transition metal complexes; nomenclature; isomerism in transition metal complexes – structural, geometrical and optical isomerism.
Unit – II (Coordination Compounds 2) Double salts and coordination compounds; Werner’s work; effective atomic number; bonding in transition metal complexes – valence bond theory, crystal field theory (octahedral and tetrahedral complexes); magnetism.
Unit – III (Transition Metals of the First Series) Introduction and the chemistry of Scandium, Titanium, Vanadium, Chromium, Manganese, Iron, Cobalt, Nickel, Copper and Zinc.
Unit – IV (Transition Metals of the Second and Third Series) Introduction and the chemistry of Yttrium & Lanthanum, Zirconium & Hafnium, Niobium & Tantalum, Molybdenum & Tungsten, Technetium & Rhenium, Ruthenium & Osmium, Rhodium & Iridium, Palladium & Platinum, Silver and Gold, Cadmium & Mercury.
Unit – V (Lanthanide and Actinide Elements) Lanthanides: Introduction, occurrence, separation, oxidation states and general chemistry. Actinides: Introduction, isolation and general chemistry.
D. F. Shriver, P. W. Atkins, C. H. Langford, Inorganic Chemistry, ELBS. 1990.
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3. B. Douglas, D. McDaniel, J. Alexander, Concepts and Models of Inorganic Chemistry, 3rd Edn., John Wiley, 2001.