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Paper V (Theory) Inorganic Chemistry Code 09010507

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1 | Metal-ligand Bonding in Transition Metal-Complexes1. Limitations of valence bond theory 2. Crystal-field theory 3. Crystal field splitting in octahedral, tetrahedral and square planar complexes, 4.Factors affecting the crystal-field parameters. |
Students will be able to understand and explain how the presence of electron pairs donated by coordinated ligand affects the energies of the transition-metal d-orbitals for octahedral and tetrahedral coordination geometries. (Crystal Field Theory) | To describe the Crystal field theory that explains many important properties of transition metal complexes.. | 1. Lecture 2. Seminar 3.Discussion with students 4. Assignment 5.discussion on assignment 6.Evaluation of assignment |
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2. | Thermodynamic and Kinetic Aspects of Metal Complexes1. A brief outline of thermodynamic stability of metal complexes 2. Factors affecting the stability, substitution reactions of square-planar-complexes of Pt(II). |
Students will be able to understand the thermodynamic and kinetic stability of metal complexes and factors affecting their stability | To cover the various factors affecting the thermodynamic and kinetic stability of metal complexes with suitable examples. | 1. Lecture 2. Seminar 3.Discussion with students 4. Assignment 5.discussion on assignment 6.Evaluation of assignment |
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3. | Magnetic Properties of Transition Metal Complexes:1. Types of magnetic behavior 2. Methods of determining magnetic susceptibility, spin-only formula. 3. L-S coupling, correlation of s and eff values, 4. Orbital contribution to magnetic moments, 5. Application of magnetic moment data for 3d- metal complexes. . |
Students will be able to understand the magnetic properties of the transition metal complexes. | To cover magnetic properties of metal complexes and their methods of determination. | 1. Lecture 2. Seminar 3.Discussion with students 4. Assignment 5.discussion on assignment 6.Evaluation of assignment |
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3. | Electron Spectra of Transition Metal Complexes1. Types of electronic transitions 2. Selection rules for d-d transitions 3. Spectroscopic ground states, spectro chemical series. 4. Orgel-energy level diagram for d1 and d9 states, discussion of the electronic spectrum of[Ti(H2O)6]3+complexion. |
Students will be able to understand 1. The origin of the electronic absorption spectra and observed colors of coordination complexes. 2. To identify which electronic transitions are allowed and which are forbidden on the basis of selection rules in transition metal complexes |
To describe the selection rules of electronic transitions with suitable examples, spectro chemical series and orgel diagram. | 1. Lecture 2. Seminar 3.Discussion with students 4. Assignment 5.discussion on assignment 6.Evaluation of assignment |
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