01. Venkateswaran V, Veeraswamy R., Kulandivelu A.R.,
Basic Principles of Practical Chemistry, 2nd edition, New Delhi, Sultan Chand & Sons (1997)
PAPER - IX
INORGANIC CHEMISTRY- I
To understand coordinate bonding in chemical systems To know the various theories explaining the coordinate bonding
To appreciate the chemical kinetics of complex inorganic molecules
To understand the biological and industrial importance of coordinate compounds
To know metallic bonding and the close packed arrangement of atoms To understand the conducting behaviour of metals
To know some special types of inorganic compounds like clathrates, silicates, silicones, phosphonitrides, etc. and their applications.
UNIT I: COORDINATION CHEMISTRY – 1
Types of ligands – IUPAC Nomenclature – Isomerism – structural isomerism – Ionisation, hydrate, linkage, Legend and coordination isomerism –stereoisomerism-Geometrical and optical isomerism in 4 & 6 coordinated complexes – Theories of coordination compounds – Werner's and Sidgwick's EAN concept – Valence Bond theory – Hybridisoction, geometry and magnetic properties of [Ni(CN)4]2-, [NiCl4]2-, [Fe(CN)6]4-, [Co(NZ)6]3+ and [CoF6]3- crystal field theory – spectrochemical series – splitting of 'd' metal orbitals in octahedral and tetrahedral complexes – Low spin & High spin complexes. Explanation of magnetic and colour properties using CFT-comparison of VBT and CFT.
UNIT 2: COORDINATION CHEMISTRY II (15)
Stability of Complexes – Factors affecting the stability of complexes – Unimolecular and bimolecular nucleophilic Substitution reactions in octahedral and square planer complexes – Trans effect – Magnetic properties of transition metal complexes – Elementary idea of electronic spectra of transition metal – complexes.
UNIT 3: APPLICATION OF COORDINATION COMPOUNDS (20)
Application of coordination compounds – Estimation of nickel using DMG and aluminium using oxine – Estimations of hardness of water using EDTA – Biologically important coordination compounds – Chlorophyll, haemoglobin, vitamin – B12. Their structure and application – Metal Carbonyls – Mono and Poly nuclear Carbonyls of Ni, Fe, Cr, Co and Mn – Synthesis structures and bonding.
UNIT 4: METALIC BONDING (15)
Metallic State – Packing of atoms in metal (BCC, FCC, HCP and Simple cube) – Theories of metallic bonding – Electron gas, Pauling and band theories – Semi conductors – n-type and p-type, transistors – Uses – Structure of alloys – Substitutional and interstitial solid solutions – Hume Rothery ratio.
UNIT 5: SOME SPECIAL TYPE OF COMPOUNDS (20)
Organo metallic compounds of alkens, alkynes and cyclopenta diene – Binary compounds – Hydrides, borides, carbides and nitrides – Classification, preparation, properties and uses. Some special classes of compounds – Clathrates – Examples and structures – Interstitial and non-stoichiometric compounds – Silicones – Composition, manufacture, structure properties and uses – Silanes, coordination polymers and their polymers – Applications of Phosphozenes – Applications of Phosphazenes – Silicates their polymers – Classification in to discrete anions – one, two and three dimensional structures with examples – Composition, properties and uses of beryl, asbestos, tale, mica, zeolites and ultramarines.
Books for Reference
01. Soni P.L.,
Text book of Inorganic Chemistry, S.Chand & Co., New Delhi (2006).
02. Puri B.R., Sharma L.R., Kalia K.K.,
Principles of Inorganic Chemistry, New Delhi (2002)
03. Madan R.D., Juli G.D. and Malik S.M.,
Selected Topics in Inorganic Chemistry, S.Chand & Co, New Delhi (2006)