Coursebooks

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Coordination chemistry

CH-222

Lecturer(s) :

Queen Wendy Lee

Language:

English

Summary

Fundamental knowledge of coordination compounds.

Content

Chapters 1, 2, 3, and 4 are given in English.

1. Coordination complexes: concepts, nomenclature, structure and isomers

2. The preparation and stability of complexes: Ligand substitution, thermodynamic stability, hard-soft acid-base theory, structural aspects of stability

3. Bonding in coordination compounds: atomic orbitals (reminder), crystal filed theory, ligand field theory, molecular orbitals

4. Properties of coordination compounds: optical properties, explanation of electronic spectra, magnetic properties, magnetic measurements

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Expected student activities

Students are encouraged to attend all lectures and exercise sessions. The exercise sessions are led by the teaching assistants and are meant to help reinforce the material taught in the lectures.

Assessment methods

There is one compulsory quiz given in the mid part of the semester and then a compulsory final exam that is given on the last day of the course.

Final grade: 30% for quiz+ 70% for final written exam

Supervision

Assistants Yes

Resources

Ressources en bibliothèque
Websites
Moodle Link

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