Learning outcomes of the course unit
Inorganic Chemistry and in particular the properties of the elements and their most representative compounds
Foudamental knowledge of General Chemistry
Course contents summary
Periodic system and periodic properties; block s and p elements; coordination compounds of block d elements
Origin of the elements; elements on earth; inorganic systems; nomenclature of inorganic chemistry; elements of blck s and p and their most representative and useful compounds. Metals of block d and f. Coordination compounds of block d metals; crystal field and ligand field theory; steroechemistry of coordination compouds; types of ligands and spectrochemical series.
I. Bertini, C. Luchinat, F. Mani: Chimica Inorganica, 2007, C.E.A., Milano.
P. Atkins, T. Overton, J. Rourke, M. Weller, F. Armstrong: Chimica Inorganica, 2a Ed. It, 2012, Zanichelli, Bologna.
L. Malatesta: Compendio di Chimica Inorganica, 4a Ed., 1999, C.E.A., Milano.
F. Basolo, R. Johnson: Chimica dei composti di coordinazione, 1967, Zanichelli, Bologna.
48 hours of frontal lessons
Assessment methods and criteria
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