IIT Guwahati B Tech 1st Year
CH 101 Chemistry (3-1-0-8)
Structure and Bonding; Origin of quantum theory, postulates of quantum mechanics; Schrodinger wave equation: operators and observables, superposition theorem and expectation values, solutions for particle in a box, harmonic oscillator, rigid rotator, hydrogen atom; Selection rules of microwave and vibrational spectroscopy; Spectroscopic term symbol; Molecular orbitals: LCAO-MO; Huckel theory of conjugated systems; Rotational, vibrational and electronic spectroscopy; Chemical Thermodynamics: The zeroth and first law, Work, heat, energy and enthalpies; The relation between Cv and Cp; Second law: entropy, free energy (the Helmholtz and Gibbs) and chemical potential; Third law; Chemical equilibrium; Chemical kinetics: The rate of reaction, elementary reaction and chain reaction; Surface: The properties of liquid surface, surfactants, colloidal systems, solid surfaces, physisorption and chemisorption; The periodic table of elements; Shapes of inorganic compounds; Chemistry of materials; Coordination compounds: ligand, nomenclature, isomerism, stereochemistry, valence bond, crystal field and molecular orbital theories; Bioinorganic chemistry and organometallic chemistry; Stereo and regio-chemistry of organic compounds, conformers; Pericyclic reactions; Organic photochemistry; Bioorganic chemistry: Amino acids, peptides, proteins, enzymes, carbohydrates, nucleic acids and lipids; Macromolecules (polymers); Modern techniques in structural elucidation of compounds (UV-vis, IR, NMR); Solid phase synthesis and combinatorial chemistry; Green chemical processes.
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