|Course Title||Inorganic Chemistry II|
Tutorials: weekly, Labs: 6 sessions, Assessment Exam: 60 % (2 hours), Lab: 15 %
Coursework: x3 marked class tests (closed book) - 15 %
Practical course organizer: Abdullahi Danjuma Kassim
Chemistry of first row transition metals: including electronic structure and general trends and basis of metallic and typical properties.
Ligands: types of ligand-charged, neutral, monodentate, polydentate, chelating ligands and the chelate effect.
Introduction to co-ordination chemistry including Isomerism in transition metal complexes geometrical, optical, linkage and ionisation isomers.
The elementary treatment of Crystal Field Theory (CFT), Valency Bond Theory (VBT) and Molecular Orbital Theory (MOT).
Comparative chemistry of the following elements (Group 111A) Ga, In, TI, (Group IV A) Ge, Sn, Pb (Group VA) As, Sb, Bi. Comparative chemistry of Sc. Tc. Pb.
Elementary introduction to organometallic Chemistry.
Role of metals in biochemical systems. Structure and bonding. Pre-requisite: CHM 102
D Shriver and P W Atkins, "Inorganic Chemistry", 3nd ed, Oxford UP, 1999.
Basic: C. E. Housecroft and A. G. Sharpe, "Inorganic Chemistry", 3rd Edition, Pearson
F A Cotton, G Wilkinson & P L Gauss, "Basic Inorganic Chemistry", 5th edition, Wiley, 1987.
K F Purcell & J C Kotz, "Inorganic Chemistry", Holt-Saunders, 1977.
D A Johnson, "Some Thermodynamic Aspects of Inorganic Chemistry", 3rd edition, Cambridge, 1989.
W.D. Callister, "Materials Science and Engineering; an Introduction", J. Wiley, 5th edition, 2000
Advanced: F A Cotton, G Wilkinson, C A. Murillo and M. Bochmann, "Advanced Inorganic Chemistry", 6th edition, Wiley, 1999
N N Greenwood & R Earnshaw, "Chemistry of the Elements", 2nd edition, Pergamon, 1997. Earlier editions will also serve you well.