Inorganic Chemistry

CHEM 54200

3

C362 or equivalent or consent of instructor.


Atomic structure; periodic trends and properties of the elements. Introduction to symmetry and group theory. Valence bond, molecular orbital, and ligand field theories of bonding and their application to structure and properties of inorganic and organometallic compounds. Spectroscopic properties and acid-base, oxidation-reduction, and coordination reactions of inorganic compounds. Advanced topics in main group or transition element chemistry.