Fiches de cours 2017-2018

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Coordination chemistry

CH-222

Enseignant(s) :

Lorenz Ulrich
Queen Wendy Lee

Langue:

English

Summary

Fundamental knowledge of coordination compounds. Molecular symmetry and basic group theory.

Content

Chapters 1-2, 4-5 are given in English. Chapter 3 is 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. Molecular symmetry and group theory: operations and elements, point groups, matrix representations of groups, applications

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

5. 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:

Assessment methods

2 compulsory tests during the semester.

Final grade: 15% for each test + 70% for written exam

Resources

Ressources en bibliothèque
Websites
Moodle Link

Dans les plans d'études

Semaine de référence

 LuMaMeJeVe
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
En construction
 
      Cours
      Exercice, TP
      Projet, autre

légende

  • Semestre d'automne
  • Session d'hiver
  • Semestre de printemps
  • Session d'été
  • Cours en français
  • Cours en anglais
  • Cours en allemand