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DATE Aug 2527 Sept 18 Sept 10 Sept 1517 Sept 24 Thu Sept 2229 Oct 16 Oct 8 27 CHEMISTRY 401 SCHEDULE Fall Semester 20092010 INORGANIC CHEMISTRY TOPICS Symmetry and Group Theory Symmetry Operations amp Elements Point Groups Irreducible amp Reducible Repre sentations of Groups Direct Product Covalent Bonding Lewis Structures Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion Theory Bent s Rule Molecular Orbital Theory Electronegativity AcidBase Concepts BronstedLowery Solvent System Lewis Theory Usanovitch Generalized Acid Base Theory AcidBase Strength Principle of Hard amp So Acids amp Bases Estimation of Strength amp So ness Chemical Reaction Pathways Stoichiometric Mechanisms Interchange Associative amp Dissociative Rate Equations for Common Mechanisms Symmetry Based quotSelection Rulesquot for Chemical Reactions FIRST REVIEW Chemical Reactions of NonMetal Compounds Synthesis of Chlorides amp Fluorides Solvolysis Reactions Boron Aluminum Silicon Nitrogen Phosphorus Sul lr Halogens amp Xenon Substitution Reactions Chemical Reactions of NonMetal Compounds Boron Hydrides Topological Theory of Boron Hydrides Carboranes Borane Anions Structure and Bonding of Transition Metal Complexes 18 Electron Rule Crystal Field Theory Magnetic Properties Ionic Radii First READING SA pp 196203 786790 Handout pp 110 SA pp 3568 1032 203214 791794 Handout pp 110 SA pp 111137 Handout pp 19 SA pp 496500 Handout pp 113 SA pp 239256 274422 Handout pp 115 SA pp 300307 Handout pp 1526 SA pp 525 530 459488 Oct 29 Thu Nov 3 12 Nov 17 Dec 1 Dec 3 Thu Dec 8 TEXT Order JahnTeller Effects Octahedral versus Tetrahedral Coordination Electronic Spectra Correlation amp TanabeSugano Diagrams Spectrochemical Series Ligand Field Theory Molecular Orbital Theory Octahedral Complexes amp PiBonding SECOND REVIEW Chemical Reactions of Transition Metal Complexes Structure amp Isomerism for Various Coordination Numbers Chelate Effect Substitution Reactions trans Effect Isomerization and Racemization of TrisBidentate Complexes Electron Transfer Reactions Organometallic Chemistry Metal Carbonyls Metal Nitrosyls Dinitrogen Complexes Ole n Complexes Metallocenes Other Aromatic Cyclopolyenes Ligand Migration Reactions Oxidative Addition Reactions Elimination Reactions Fluxional Molecules Metal Clusters THIRD REVIEW Metallic and Ionic Solids Closest Packing of Spheres Octahedral and Tetrahedral Holes Ionic Radii Radius Ratio Lattice Enthalpy Conductors Semiconductors SA pp 219235 491522 Handout pp 132 SA pp 525569 680709 Handout pp 134 Handout pp 18 SA pp 71107 Handout pp 112 SA D F Shriver P W Atkins T L Overton J P Rourke M T Weller and F A Armstrong Inorganic Chemistry 4th Ed W H Freeman and Co NY 2006 PROBLEM ASSIGNMENTS due at class time on indicated date Date E Sept 1 0 Sept 10 I Handout Ch 2 Exercises 1 4 9a 12 19 Ch 7 Exercises 3 Ch 7 Problems 1 Problem a Use VSEPR Theory to explain the smaller HOH 10445 bond angle in H20 as compared to the HNH 1073 bond angle U 3 D Sept 10 Sept 15 Sept 29 Oct 8 Oct 20 Oct 27 Nov 5 Oct 19 Dec 1 III VI VII VIII IX in NH3 b On the basis of Bent s Rule why would you expect the FNF 1021 bond angle in NF3 to be smaller than the HN H angle in NH3 Ch1 Exercises 18 Handout Ch 4 Exercises 3 11b 11d He 12 21 22 Ch 4 Exercises 25b MezSO E 274 C 583 and MezS E 0702 C 1526 Use both BF3 and I2 acids for comparison Explain the relative diiTerences in AH for the two diiTerent acids Handout Handout Handout Ch 19 Exercises 11 Handout Ch 19 Exercises 14 18 20 26 Handout Ch 8 Exercises 11 13 Determine the point group to which each complex belongs Ch 8 Problems 2 Ch 20 Exercises 5 11 14 15 19 Ch 20 Problems 6 Handout Ch 21 Exercises 5 6 10 11 13 14 22b Ch 25 Exercises 5 6 Identify each step reductive elimination oxidative addition etc Handout COMPUTATIONAL EXERCISES due at class time on indicated date The Exercises and tutorials are located on the Web site httpwwwchmdavidsoneduronuttche401che401htm Date S ept 15 Oct 1 A 39 A Molecular Orbitals on Borane and Ammonia Cis and Trans Isomers of 12Di uorodiazene