Syllabus | B.Sc (Non- Medical) | Paper-V- (Theory) Physical Chemistry Code 09010508

Paper-V- (Theory) Physical Chemistry Code 09010508

S.No. Topic Domain Hours as
per MCI
1 Quantum Mechanics-I
1. Black-body radiation
2. Plank’s radiation law
3. photoelectric effect,
4. Compton effect
5. Postulates of quantum  mechanics,
6. quantum mechanical operator,
7. Hamiltonial operator,
8. Hermitian  operator,
9. Determination of wave function & energy  of  a  particle  in one dimensional box
 

 

Must Know

 

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2. . Physical Properties and Molecular Structure
1. Clausius—Mossotti equation
2. Orientation of dipoles in an electric field, dipole moment, included dipole   moment,
3. Measurement of dipole moment-temperature method and refractivity method,
4. Dipole moment and structure of molecules,
5. Magnetic permeability, magnetic susceptibility and its determination.
6. Application of magnetic susceptibility.
 

 

Must Know

 

 

Desirable to Know

 

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3. Introduction:    
1. Electromagnetic   radiation,
2. Regions     of  spectrum,
3  Basic features of spectroscopy
4. Born- oppenheimer approximation,
5. Degrees of freedom.
 

Desirable to Know

 

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4. Rotational Spectrum
1. Diatomic molecules.
2. Energy levels of rigid rotator
3. Selection rules,
4. Spectral intensity distribution using population distribution (Maxwell-Boltzmann distribution),
5. Determination of bond length,
6. Qualitative description of non-rigid rotor, isotope effect.
 

 

Must Know

4. Vibrational spectrum
1. Infrared spectrum: Energy levels of simple harmonic oscillator
2. Selection rules,
3. Pure vibrational spectrum, intensity,
4. Determination  of   force  constant  and qualitative relation of force constant and bond energies,
5. Effects of an harmonic motion  and isotopic effect  on the spectra.,
6. Idea  of vibrational frequencies of different functional groups
 

 

Must Know

 

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5. Raman Spectrum:
1. Concept of polarizibility
2. Pure rotational and pure vibrational Raman spectra of diatomic molecules
3. Selection rules,
4. Quantum theory of Raman spectra
 Must Know      5

Books:

  1. Chemistry for Degree Students ( B. Sc III)  By Dr. R.L. Madan , S . Chand
  2. Banwell, C. N. & McCash, E. M. Fundamentals of Molecular Spectroscopy 4 th Ed. Tata McGraw-Hill: New Delhi (2006).
  3. Chandra, A. K. Introductory Quantum Chemistry Tata McGraw-Hill (2001).
  4. House, J. E. Fundamentals of Quantum Chemistry 2nd Ed. Elsevier: USA (2004)
  5. D.L. Pavia, G.M. Lampan and G. S. Kriz, Introduction to Spectroscopy” Hartcourt College Publishers, 2001