Inorganic chemistry 285

Module code CMY 285
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Atomic structure, structure of solids (ionic model). Coordination chemistry of transition metals: Oxidation states of transition metals, ligands, stereochemistry, crystal field theory, consequences of d-orbital splitting, chemistry of the main group elements, electrochemical properties of transition metals in aqueous solution, industrial applications of transition metals. Fundamentals of spectroscopy and introduction to IR spectroscopy. During practical training students learn to acquire and report data ethically. Practical training also deals with the misuse of chemicals and appropriate waste disposal to protect the environment and meet the UN sustainable development goals.

Module credits 12.00
NQF Level 06
Service modules Faculty of Education
Prerequisites CMY 117 and CMY 127
Contact time 1 tutorial per week, 2 practicals per week, 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Chemistry
Period of presentation Quarter 4

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