Thunder Bay • Orillia

Honours Bachelor of Science (Chemistry Major)/Bachelor of Education I/S (TB) - Inorganic Chemistry I

Chemistry 2351 Inorganic Chemistry I
Review of atomic theory/structure and periodic trends; models of structure and bonding, including the covalent bond (emphasizing the molecular orbital approach), ionic bond (ionic structures and defects and the metallic bond (conductors, semi-conductors, insulators, alloys); chemistry of the main group elements; introduction to transitions metal chemistry, including Crystal Field Theory, structural distortions, colour and electronic spectra of transition metal complexes.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Chemistry 1130 or Chemistry 1131
Offering: 0-0; 3-3
Notes: Students who have previous credit in Chemistry 3351 may not take Chemistry 2351 for credit. An additional fee (see Miscellaneous Fees) is required for this course.
Course Classifications: Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences