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Title: Inorganic Chemistry-II  (Code-09040201)


S.N/Unit Topic Learning Objectives Teaching Guidelines Methodology Time                         (Hours)
1 Study of Metal-Ligand Bonding Limitations of crystal field theory To cover valence bond theory, crystal field theory and molecular orbital theory Conventional 15
Molecular Orbital theory Presentation
Octahedral, tetrahedral or square planar complexes Conventional
π-bonding and molecular orbital  theory Conventional
2 Study of  Electronic Spectra of Transition Metals Spectroscopic ground states To cover spectroscopic ground states, spin-orbit coupling, Orgel and Tanabe-Sugano diagrams, Crystal field splitting, Jahn-Teller effect, Spectrochemical & Nephelauxetic series, Charge transfer and spectra of molecular addition compounds Conventional 16
Correlation and spin-orbit coupling in free ions for I Row Transition Metals Conventional
Orgel and Tanabe-Sugano diagrams for transition metal complexes (d1-d9) states Presentation
  Dq, B and b parameters Conventional
  Effects of distortion on the d-orbital energy levels Conventional
  Structural evidence from electronic spectrum, Jahn-Teller effects Presentation
  Spectrochemical and Nephelauxetic effects Presentation
  Charge transfer spectra Conventional
  Electronic spectra of molecular addition compounds Presentation
3 Study of Magnetic Properties of Transition metal complexes Elementary theory of magnetochemistry To cover basics of magnetochemistry, Guoy’s method for determination of susceptibility, magnetic moments, magnetic properties of free ions, orbital contribution, ligand field effects, magneto-chemistry in structure determination, magnetic exchange coupling and spin state cross over Conventional 8
Guoy’s method for determination of magnetic susceptibility Presentation
Magnetic moments Conventional
Magnetic properties of free ions, orbital contribution, effect of ligand field Conventional
Magneto-chemistry in structure determination Conventional
Magnetic exchange coupling and spin state cross over. Conventional
Study of metal clusters Structure and bonding in higher boranes To cover structure and bonding in higher boranes, Wade’s Rules, Carboranes, metal carbonyl clusters Presentation  
Wade’s Rules Presentation
Carboranes Presentation
Metal Carbonyl Clusters- Low Nuclearity Clusters, Total electron Count (TEC) Presentation
4 Study of Metal-P complexes Metal carbonyls, structure and bonding To cover metal carbonyls, structure and bonding, vibrational spectra  of metal carbonyls, important reactions of metal carbonyls, structure and reactions of transition metal nitrosyls, dinitrogen and dioxygen complexes and complexes of tertiary phosphines Conventional 15
Vibrational spectra of metal carbonyls for bonding and structure elucidation Presentation
Important reactions of metal carbonyls,preparation, and bonding. Conventional
Structure and important reactions of transition metal nitrosyl, dinitrogen and dioxygen complexes; tertiary phosphine as ligand. Conventional