UM Chemistry/Undergraduate/Undergraduate Courses/CHEM 4111
Intermediate Inorganic Chemistry--CHEM 4111
CHEM 3111 with a grade of at least a C-. Repeat no more than two times.
Course Description: Theoretical and applied inorganic chemistry; relationship of structure and bonding to properties of elements and compounds; molecular orbital theory, coordination compounds and organometallics, ligand field theory, nonaqueous solvent systems, and reaction mechanisms.
Textbook and other materials:
Course Outline: (The order of topics will vary)
Grades: A comprehensive final examination will be administered in class at the assigned time. At least one test will be administered in class and graded before the last day to drop. Other tests, quizzes, and graded assignments, weighting, and grade ranges are at the discretion of the instructor, and will be detailed on a syllabus distributed on the first day of class.
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Dr. Charles Edwin Webster
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Know your Periodic Table!
Symmetry Resources: Symmetry Resources at Otterbein College, supported by NSF-DUE #0536710
Hydrogen Atom Orbital Viewer: wave functions (orbitals) of the hydrogen atom (actually the hydrogenic atom) in 3-D
The Orbitron: a gallery of atomic orbitals and molecular orbitals on the WWW
Atomic Orbital Viewer: Use Jmol to display up to four Cl orbitals
NIST Atomic Spectroscopy Databases
NIST Atomic Spectra Database
Molecular Orbital Viewer: molecular wave functions (molecular orbitals) of the hydrogen molecular ion (H2+) in 3-D
Chemistry the Central Science by Dr. Richard Spinney: a very useful set of pages for chemistry classes
ChemWiki from UC-Davis: a very useful set of pages for inorganic chemistry
ChemTube3D: interactive 3D animations and structures
Crystallographic Resources: Crystallographic Resources at Otterbein College, supported by NSF-DUE #0942850
Cambridge Structural Database/Teaching Database
with a description of the Teaching Database and WebCSD Teaching Examples
Mineral Structure Index: a collection of solid state crystal structures with a Jmol interface
Organometallic Hypertextbook: an online collection of information about Organometallic chemistry
Department of Chemistry, The University of Memphis
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