CHEM 431: Advanced Inorganic Chemistry: From Fall 2004. Web page is not updated but provides a resource.
CHEM 431 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
Instructor: Associate Professor Ken Czerwinski
Office: HRC 170H; E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, phone 5-0501
Monday, Wednesday 1000-1115, Room CHEM 102
Homework Assigned on Wednesday, Quiz on Homework Following Wednesday
Quizzes (10 %)
Exam (15 % each)
Report on Inorganic Literature (5 %)
Final Exam (25 %)
Duward Shriver, Peter Atkins
WH Freeman and Company, New York, 1999
Lectures contain textbook information and figures. Questions from the textbook are included in the homework.
This class describes and classifies the chemistry of the periodic table. The focus is on the periodic reactivity, properties, and structure of elements and compounds. The description of these interactions is based on atomic and molecular orbitals. The class will cover the fundamental areas of inorganic chemistry; structure and orbitals, symmetry, acid-base reactions, redox, and transition and actinide elements. Specific complexes and reactions with C, B, N, and O are covered. Advanced topics discussed will include d- and f- organometallics, spectroscopy, catalysts, and bioinorganic chemistry
last update: Wednesday, 26 August 2009