Category Archives: 400L Courses

CHM 441: COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH TO INDUSTRIAL CHEMICAL PROCESSES II

COURSE OUTLINE Chemical processing of minerals. Metallurgy and hydrometallurgical processes. Industrial electro-chemistry. Manufacture of some heavy inorganic chemicals. Cement and binding materials. Inorganic fertilizers. INDUSTRIAL ELECTROCHEMISTRY BASIC ELECTROCHEMISTRY TERMS For a clearer understanding of electrochemistry, you must know some of the terminologies used and what they mean or stand for. You may have come across… Read More »

ALL COURSES GUIDE LINE FOR ALL STUDENTS IN FACULTY OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY Course Description B.Sc. Chemistry CHM 101 General Physical Chemistry 3 Credits Atoms, Dalton’s atomic theory and Atomic masses. Fundamental particles of the atom and Atomic structure. Modern electronic theory of atoms. Periodicity of the elements. Mole concept, Chemical formulae equations and calculations. States of matter: gas, liquid and solid. Energetics and thermochemistry.… Read More »

CHM439: SOLUTION TO CHALLENGES ON ANALYTICAL METHOD OF ANALYSIS II

CHM 439 ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY II (COURSE OUTLINE) Potentiometric and pH methods. Conducto metric methods. Electroanalytical methods. Radiochemical methods. Chromatography and solvent extraction. Amperometry, voltametry, potentiometry and coulometry. MATERIAL ONE : WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW PART A                                                                ANALYTICAL METHOD OF ANALYSIS II – Draw three (3) possible hypothetic curves for voltametric analysis – In which… Read More »

CHM401: FAST TIPS TO UNDERSTAND THEORY OF MOLECULAR SPECTROSCOPY

CHM 401 THEORY OF MOLECULAR SPECTROSCOPY (COURSE OUTLINE) Basic principles of spectroscopy theory: Basic instrumentation and applications of microwave, infrared and Raman, nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), electron spin resonance (ESR), electronic Mossbauer spectroscopy and some latest spectroscopic techniques MATERIAL ONE : WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW PART A FAST TIPS TO UNDERSTAND THEORY OF MOLECULAR SPECTROSCOPY… Read More »

CHM427: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ON INORGANIC REACTION KINETICS AND MECHANISM

CHM 427 INORGANIC REACTION KINETICS AND MECHANISMS (COURSE OUTLINE) Redox reactions; Mechanisms of electron transfer reactions: Outer-and inner-sphere mechanisms. Substitution reactions. General mechanism of square planar complexes of Pt (II) and other d8 metal ions. Substitution reactions in octahedral complexes. MATERIAL ONE : WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW PART A WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ON INORGANIC… Read More »

CHM425: COMPLETE BREAKDOWN ON REACTION KINETICS

CHM 425 REACTION KINETICS (COURSE OUTLINE) Collision theory. Transition state theory. Reaction co-ordinates. Unimolecular reaction theory. Bimolecular reaction mechanisms. Chain reaction mechanisms. Catalysis and heterogenous reactions. Photochemical reaction mechanisms. MATERIAL ONE : WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW PART A COMPLETE BREAKDOWN ON REACTION KINETICS – Using simple definitions distinguish between the members of the following terms:… Read More »

CHM423: IMPORTANT KEY POINTS ON CORDINATION CHEMISTRY

CHM 423 COORDINATION CHEMISTRY (COURSE OUTLINE) Definition, historical development and types of ligands. Coordination numbers and structural aspects. Nomenclature and isomerism. Preparation and thermodynamic stability. Structure and bonding, structural investigation by physical methods. Magnetometry and spectroscopic techniques. Reaction of metal complexes. Application of coordination compounds. MATERIAL ONE : WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW PART A IMPORTANT… Read More »

CHM419: COMPLETE BREAKDOWN ON PHYSICAL ORGANIC CHEMISTRY

CHM 419 PHYSICAL ORGANIC CHEMISTRY (COURSE OUTLINE) Preparation and reactions of stereoisomers. Stereo selectivity, neighbouring group effects and a few special topics in physical organic chemistry. MATERIAL ONE : WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW PART A COMPLETE BREAKDOWN ON PHYSICAL ORGANIC CHEMISTRY .Using appropriate examples explain the following stereochemical terms: enantiotopic hydrogen, erythro enantiomer, optical purity,… Read More »