Course Title Structure And Bonding
Course Level 200
Credit Unit 2

Covalent bond-valence bond theory and its limitations- hybridization - hybridization in methane, ethylene, benzene, acetylene - VSEPR theory and its applications- structure of XeF2, XeF4, XeF6, ClF3, IF5,IF7, NH3,H3O+, SF4& H2O MO theory, LCAO of H2+ion, homo-nuclear diatomic molecules- C2, B2, N2, O2 and ions like O2+- hetero-nuclear diatomic molecules (HF, NO, and CO) – Bond order - comparison of VB and MO theories.