120A problem set 1

120A problem set 1 - Name Section CHEMISTRY 120A Inorganic...

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Name: Section: CHEMISTRY 120A - Inorganic Chemistry Problem Set #1 Attach Additional Pages. Due Friday April 16 th , 11am in Pacific Hall Room 4100G 1. Answer the following questions about the 5d x 2 - y 2 : a. How many spherical nodes does this orbital have? b. How many angular nodes does it have? c. Describe the angular nodal surface. d. Sketch the rough shape of the orbital. 2. Give the electron configurations for the following: a. Sb b. Mo 1+ c. Zn 2+ 3. Determine the Coulombic and exchange energies for the following configurations and determine which configuration is favored (of lower energy)? 4. The second ionization energies of some period 4 elements are Ca Sc Ti V Cr Mn 11.87 12.80 13.58 14.15 16.50 15.64eV Identify the orbital from which ionization occurs and account for the trend in values. 5. What is the expected effect on bond order and bond distance of the following ionization processes? 6.
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2011 for the course CHEM 120A taught by Professor Figueroa during the Spring '10 term at UCSD.

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120A problem set 1 - Name Section CHEMISTRY 120A Inorganic...

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