CH 101                                       Chemistry                                   3-1-0-8


Prerequisite: Nil



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; Valence Bond and Molecular Orbital Theories; Hydrogen Molecule; Hybridization; Molecular Symmetry; Electronic Spectroscopy and Lasers. Chemical Thermodynamics and Chemical Kinetics. Coordination compounds: ligand, stereochemistry, crystal field and molecular orbital theories; Bioinorganic chemistry and organometallic chemistry; Chemistry of materials. Stereochemistry of more than two stereo-centers, R&S and E&Z nomenclature, Conformation of cyclohexane and 1,2-disubstituted cyclohexane; Pericyclic reactions; Bioorganic chemistry: proteins, enzymes, carbohydrates, nucleic acids and lipids; Natural products: classification and origin of terpenoids, alkaloids and steroids.  Macromolecules (polymers); Solid phase synthesis; Green chemical processes. Modern spectroscopic techniques in structural elucidation of organic compounds (UV-vis, IR, NMR).


1.P. W. Atkins, Physical Chemistry, 5th Ed., ELBS.

2.C. N. Banwell, and E. M. McCash, Fundamentals of Molecular Spectroscopy, 4th Ed., Tata McGraw-Hill.

3.F. A. Cotton, and G. Wilkinson, Advanced Inorganic Chemistry, 5rd Ed., Wiley.

4.D. J. Shriver, P. W. Atkins, and C. H. Langford, Inorganic Chemistry, 3rd Ed., ELBS.

5.S. H. Pine, Organic Chemistry, McGraw-Hill, 5th Ed.



1.I. A. Levine, Physical Chemistry, 4th Ed., McGraw-Hill.

2.I. A. Levine, Quantum Chemistry, EE Ed., Prentice Hall.

3.G. M. Barrow, Introduction to Molecular Spectroscopy, International Edition, McGraw-Hill.

4.J. E. Huheey, E. A. Keiter and R. L. Keiter, Inorganic Chemistry: Principle, structure and reactivity, 4th Ed., Harper Collins.

5.L. G. Wade (Jr.), Organic Chemistry, Prentice Hall.