. Stereochemistry and bonding in main group compounds:
Introduction, directed valence theory, three center bond model, correlation diagram approach, some qualitative failures of the simple theories criticism and comparison of simple models, d-P bonds.
2. Organic Reagents used in Inorganic Analysis:
Classification of organic reagents, their selectivity and specificity, methods of preparation of specific compounds and their studies with UV, Visible and IR. Typical reagents used in complexometric titrations involving the use of EDTA. Chelates, classification, stability, preparation and properties. Role of organic Reagents in different analytical techniques.
3. Advances in Atomic Spectroscopy and Radio Chemistry:
Various forms of interaction of electromagnetic radiation with matter, absorption and emission spectra. Flame photometer. Atomic absorption spectrophotometer, Inductively coupled plasma emission, Applications in clinical chemistry, industry, geochemistry, soil sciences and environmental studies.
4. Some Thermodynamic aspects of Inorganic Chemistry:
Thermodynamic and kinetic stability, Interpretation of stability, Role of thermodynamics in interpretative chemistry, The lattice energy as a criterion of bond type, Quantitative uses of the lattice energy, The Kapustunskii equations, The stabilization of high oxidation states by fluorine and oxygen, The stabilization of low oxidation states by large anions, Halogen exchange reaction, The stability of halides containing protonated bases.
The aim of this course is to provide the concepts for better understanding of advance study in inorganic chemistry and other interdisciplinary subject related to inorganic chemistry. This course will familiarize the students for use of organic reagents for the estimation of various metal ions, instrumental methods of analysis. This course will also be helpful to learn about stereochemistry and bonding in main group compounds, periodicity and organic reagents used in inorganic analysis.It will also help to understand Thermodynamic and kinetic stability of Inorganic compounds and in interpreting their chemistry.
This course deals with Flame emission, Atomic absorption and Inductivity coupled plasma emission, spectroscopy. The students will be able to know about applications in clinical chemistry, industry, geochemistry, soil sciences and environmental studies.
Course Learning Outcomes
The aim of this course is to interpret the concepts for better understanding in inorganic chemistry. The students will learn for use of organic reagents for the estimation of various metal ions, instrumental methods of analysis. The students will also learn about stereochemistry and bonding in main group compounds, periodicity and organic reagents used in inorganic analysis.
The students will be able to understand Thermodynamic and kinetic stability of Inorganic compounds, interpreting their chemistry and explanation of stabilization of low & high oxidation states of inorganic ions.
The students will be able to prepare the solutions of various concentrations. They will understand the use of atomic spectroscopic techniques for the practical determination of various elements in the given samples. They will also learn how to use the atomic spectroscopy and obtaining the valuable information about applications of these techniques in daily life.
Organic Reagents used in Inorganic Analysis:
Reactions in aqueous and non-aqueous solvents
Book Title : The Organometallic Chemistry of the Transition Metals
Author : Robert. H. Crabtree
Edition : 6th Edition
Publisher : Wiley