CH 105 : Organic & Inorganic Chemistry


Molecular orbitals of common functional groups, Qualitative Huckel MOs ofconjugated polyenes and benzene.Aromaticity. Configuration, molecular chirality and isomerism, Conformation of alkanes and cycloalkanes, Reactivity of carbonyl group, Periodic properties: trends in size, electron affinity, ionization potential and electronegativity, Use of Ellingham diagram and thermodynamics in the extraction of elements, Transition metal chemistry: inorganic complexes, bonding theories, magnetism, bonding aspects and structural distortion, Bioinorganic chemistry: storage and transport proteins, Catalysis: hydrogenation, hydroformylation and olefin metathesis.

Text References

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