LABORATORY FOR INORGANIC CHEMISTRY
Learning outcomes of the course unit
To introduce second year students of Tecnology and Chemistry Science degree to some basic concepts of inorganic chemistry.
General and Inorganic Chemistry
Course contents summary
Basic concepts of molecular topologies. Symmetry. VSEPR teory. The elements of the main group. Fundamental concepts for transition metal complexes. Coordination chemistry: structural aspects and isomerism. Optical activity. Description of the practical inorganic experiments.
Preparation and characterisation of the cis- and trans-[Cu(glyO)2].H2O complexes.
Preparation and characterisation of penta(thiourea)dicopper(I) sulfate trihydrate.
Preparation and resolution of the enantiomers d,l-[Co(en)3]I3.H2O.
Preparation and characterisation of a copper oxalate complex KaCub(C2O4)c.dH2O.
Linkage isomerism: preparation and characterisation of [Co(NH3)5NO2]Cl2 and
Preparation of d-[Co(en)3]I3.H2O by a partial asymmetric synthesis.
R. J. Gillespie, I. Hargittai, Gometria Molecolare: il modello VSEPR; K. F. Purcell, J. C. Kotz, Inorganic Chemistry; R. Morassi, G.P. Speroni, Il Laboratorio Chimico; F. A. Cotton, Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
Lectures and practical inorganic experiments.
Written and oral examination. Laboratory notebook.