OSAKA UNIV. CBCMP

OSAKA UNIVERSITY CHEMISTRY - BIOLOGY COMBINED MAJOR PROGRAM

Inorganic Chemistry 2

Outline

This course is aimed at understanding Lewis acids and bases, symmetry, structures, and bonding in coordination metal compounds. The chemistry and reactions of coordination compounds will also be discussed.

Textbook

Shriver & Atkins’ Inorganic Chemistry (5th Edition).

Peter Atkins, Tina Overton, Jonathan Rourke, Mark Weller and Fraser Armstrong.

ISBN: 978-0-19-923617-6

 

References:

Pearson New International Edition Inorganic Chemistry (5th Edition). 

Gary L. Miessler, Paul J. Fisher, and Donald A. Tarr.

ISBN: 978-1-292-02075-4

 

Inorganic Chemistry (4th Edition).

Catherine E. Housecroft and Alan G. Sharpe.

ISBN: 978-0-273-74275-3

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Syllabus

Acids and Bases

Lewis acidity

Reactions and properties of Lewis acids and bases

Coordination Compounds

Introduction to coordination chemistry

Constitution and geometry

Isomerism and chirality

Thermodynamics of complex formation

d-Metal Complexes

Electronic structure and properties of d-metal complexes

Crystal field theory

Ligand field theory: s-bonding and p-bonding

Electronic spectra in inorganic chemistry

Coordination Chemistry

Ligand substitution reactions

Redox reactions

Photochemical reactions

Organometallic Chemistry

Bonding

Ligands: carbon monoxide and phosphines

Ligands: hydrides and dihydrogen complexes

Complexes of benzene and dienes

Metallocenes

Metal-metal bonding and metal clusters

Reactions

Grading

For Lecture Class:

         Midterm Exam             45%

         Final Exam                    45%

         Attendance                   10%

 

For Exercise Class:

         Short Quizzes                30%

         Seatwork                        30%

         Assignments                  30%

         Attendance                    10%

Instructor

Assistant Professor

Christian David Cruz Pangilinan

This syllabus is meant to be a guide and was made to provide an overview for the course. However, circumstances may require some changes to be made during the span of the semester. In such case, students will be notified if there will be any changes made to the syllabus.
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