CH 227 : Introduction to transition metal chemistry


Introductory survey of transition elements with reference to electronic configuration, oxidation states, complex compounds. Introductory concepts of molecular symmetry. Spectral and magnetic properties. Introduction to theories of metal-ligand bonding and stereochemistry. Chemistry of titanium, vanadium, chromium, manganese sub-group elements, iron, cobalt, nickel, platinum metals, copper and zinc sub-group elements, group III, IV, V, VI, VII and rare gases with reference to isolation, properties, uses and important compounds.

Text References

  1. F. A. Cotton and G. Wilkinson, Basic Inorganic Chemistry, Wiley Easter, 1978.
  2. M. J. Sienko and R .A. Plane, Chemical Principles and Properties, McGraw Hill, 1975. J. D. Lee, Concise Inorganic Chemistry, Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1977.