CH 224 : Co-ordination chemistry


Valence bond theory, crystal field theory, molecular orbital theory and their applications, inner sphere electron transfer, outer sphere electron transfer, classification of ligands, trans effect, stability constant, Jahn-Teller effect, ploynuclear complexes, reaction of coordination compounds.

Text References

  1. Peter Atkins, Peter William Atkins, Duward F. Shriver, Inorganic Chemistry, Oxford University Press, 5th edition, 2010.
  2. Norman Greenwood and A. Earnshaw, Chemistry of the Elements, Elsevier, 2nd edition, 1997.
  3. F. A. Cotton, G. Wilkinson, C. A. Murillo and M. Bochmann, Advanced Inorganic Chemistry, Wiley Eastern, John Wiley, 6th edition, 1999.
  4. Catherine E. Housecroft, A. G. Sharpe, Inorganic chemistry, Prentice Hall, 2nd edition, 2005.