S.No 
Topic 
Learning Objectives 
Teaching Guidelines 
Methodology 
Hours 

Unit I 




1 
Thermodynamics of electrified interfaces 
Students should able to understand thermodyanmic interfaces 
Problem solving on this topic 
Presentation/interactive lectures using personal response 
1 hrs 
2 
Electrocapillary thermodynamics, nonpolarizable interface and thermodynamic equilibrium 
able to derive the equations 
Deliver lecture and derive equations minutely 
group problems 
2 hrs 
3 
Fundamental thermodynamic equation of polarizable interfaces 
learn and able to derive and apply polarizable interfaces 
Discuss and explain 
Lecture and internet based learning 
3 hrs 
4 
Determination of excess charge density on the electrode, electrical capacitance and surface excess of the interface 
Learn surface excess, electrified capacitance 
Select and apply 
Using board and marker for derivations 
2 hrs 
5 
Potential of zero charge, HelmholtzPerrin model, Gouy – Chapman model and Stern model of electrified interfaces. 
The student will be able to understand different types of interfcases and their theories 
pictorial represenation of different models 
computer assisted learning 
2 hrs 

Unit II 




1 
The thermal dismantling of an ionic lattice, characteristics of ionic liquids 
The student will be able to know the ionic lattice 
recognise the relationship between the thermodynamic parameters 
helps stydents visualize chemistry and improve problem solving skills 
2 hrs 
2 
The fundamental problems in the study of pure liquid electrolytes, models of simple ionic liquids 
Learn to know ionic liquids, models 
discuss problems presented mathematically 
allow students to work at their own pace until they master concepts 
3 hrs 
3 
Lattice oriented models (the vacancy model, the hole model 
Learn to know the lattice oriented models 
Lecture should be problem based 
develop skills and build confidence 
3 hrs 
4 
Quantification of the hole model, the Furth approach to the work of hole formation, distribution function for the sizes of the holes and the average size of a hole 
Students able to learn hole model, formation, and distribution and importantly driftcurrent density (Butler – Volmer) equation 
understand the conceptual idea 
helps students studying university chemistry books in the library 

5 
Rate of charge transfer reactions under zero fields, under the influence of an electric field, 
carry out the mathematical activities and comparison the other earliar concepts 
improve learning and grades 
3 hrs 
6 
The equilibrium exchange current density, the nonequilibrium driftcurrent density (Butler – Volmer) equation 
provide insight to students performance 
2 hrs 
7 
Some general and special cases of Butler Volmer equation, the highfield and lowfield approximations, physical meaning of the symmetry factor 
motivate students learning 
2 hrs 
8 
Preliminary to a second theory , a simple picture of the symmetry factor and its dependence on overpotential. Polarizable and nonpolarizable interfaces 
able to give pictorial shape of symmetry factor, polaraizable and non polarizable interfaces 
understand the conceptual idea 
helps students studying university chemistry books in the library 
2 hrs 

Unit III 

make guess and carry out the tasks and problems 
spend more time teaching 

1 
Surface tension, capillary action, pressure difference across curved surface (Leplace equation) 
Students should know the Surface tension, capillary action, pressure difference 
justify the results of activities 
monitor students progress 
2 hrs 
2 
Gibb’s adsorption equation and its applications 
Students able to know adsorption, applications, and BET equation derive and apply, 
Search and investigate the mathematical and conceptual approch 
Using board and marker for derivations 
3 hrs 
3 
Determination of BET equation and its application for the determination of surface area 
4 hrs 
4 
Surface active agents and their classification, concept of micelles, critical micelle concentration (cmc) 
Students able to surface active reagents, and CMC 
make guess and carry out the tasks and problems 
Presentation/interactive lectures using personal response 
3 hrs 
5 
Determination of cmc by conductivity and surface tension methods 
2 hrs 
6 
factors affecting cmc, counter – ion binding to micelles, thermodynamics of micellization 
Students should able cmc, thermodynamic of micellisation 
spend more time teaching 
monitor students performance and spend more time in teaching 
3 hrs 

Unit IV 




1 
Study of fast reactions 
Students should able to understand the fast reactions, methods to determine fast reactions and their matematical derivations 
Search and investigate the mathematical and conceptual approch 
Presentation/interactive lectures using personal response 
2 hrs 
2 
Flow methods, Relaxation method, Flash photolysis and shock tube method. 
2 hrs 
3 
Theories of unimolecular reactions 
2 hrs 
4 
Lindemann’s theory, Hinshelwoods treatment, R.R.K. and R.R.K.M. theories 

5 
The theory of absolute reaction rates, 
Able to make relation between potential enegy surface, activation energies and rate of reactions 
Lecture should be problem based 
presentation/interactive lectures using personal response 
2 hrs 
6 
Potential energy surfaces, activation energies 
3 hrs 
7 
LondonEyring – Polanyi method for the calculation of energy of activation 
4 hrs 