Details of CH1101 (Autumn 2016)

Level: 1 Type: Theory Credits: 3.0

Course CodeCourse NameInstructor(s)
CH1101 Elements of Chemistry R. N. Mukherjee,
Raja Shunmugam

Inorganic Chemistry

1. Shapes of the Molecules: Hybridization and VSEPR theory
2. Electron Deficient Molecules: Structure and Bonding
3. Molecular Orbital Theory: Homonuclear and Heteronuclear Diatomics
4. Valence Bond Theory (Transition Metal Chemistry):
5. Crystal Field Theory: Basic ideas
6. Organometallic Chemistry
7. Bioinorganic Chemistry: Introduction

Organic Chemistry

1. Bonding and Hybridization: sp3, sp2 and sp; aromaticity, sigma and pi-electrons
2. Resonance, Hyperconjugation, Inductive Effect and Electronegativity
3. Concept of Acids and Bases: Bronsted and Lewis acids and their comparison
4. Reaction Mechanism
5. Substitution Reactions (SN1, SN2, SNi)
6. Oxidation and Reduction: Electronic concept
7. Name Reactions

1. Advanced Inorganic Chemistry by F. A. Cotton, G. Wilkinson
2. Inorganic Chemistry: Principles of Structure and Reactivity by J. E. Huheey
3. Concise Inorganic Chemistry by J. D. Lee
4. Organic Chemistry vol. 1 by I. L. Finar
5. A Guidebook to Mechanism in Organic Chemistry by Peter Sykes

Course Credit Options

Sl. No.ProgrammeSemester NoCourse Choice
1 IP 1 Not Allowed
2 IP 3 Not Allowed
3 IP 5 Not Allowed
4 MR 1 Not Allowed
5 MR 3 Not Allowed
6 MS 1 Core
7 RS 1 Not Allowed
8 RS 2 Not Allowed