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SCH 101: General and Inorganic ChemistryDr. Jackson Wachira (Ph.D.)Senior LecturerDean, School of Pure and Applied SciencesEmbu University College(A Constituent College of the University of Nairobi)
Title of CourseSCH 101: General and Inorganic ChemistryPurpose of the CourseThe purpose of this course is to introduce students to basic concepts and their applications inchemistryCourse ObjectivesBy the end of the course, the learners should be able to1.Explain the quantum nature of matter from electromagnetic radiation properties2.Explain periodicity of elements using spdf electron configuration3.Explain physical and chemical properties of simple molecules using atomic structure,VBT, MOT and VSEPRCourse ContentRadiation: properties and applications. Electron configuration of atoms, quantum-numbers,orbital shapes, atomic structure and atomic spectra of hydrogen and hydrogenlike atoms,periodic table, covalent and ionic bonding, introduction to types of inorganic solids, symmetryand shapes of simple molecules. Molecular orbital theory. Valence bond Theory: hybridizationof atomic orbitals, demonstrations using computer models. Valence shell electron pair repulsionmodel.Practicals to include flame test to elements and preparation of simple inorganic compoundsCourse AssessmentCAT/Practicals=30 %Final Examination=70 %Mode of DeliveryThese include lectures, discovery learning, experiential learning, group-based learning,independent studies.Instructional MaterialsReference textbooks, projectors, computer/chemistry models of simple molecular shapes, atomicand hybrid orbitals, practical/experiments, journals, whiteboards and marker pens
References1.Mortimer, RG (2008) Physical Chemistry 3rdEdition, Elsevier Inc., Canada2.Housecroft, C. and Sharpe, A. (2012) Inorganic Chemistry, 4thedition, Person educationLimitedRecommended Reading Materials (Journals)1.Inorganic Chemistry Communications, Elsevier2.Journal of the Kenya Chemical Society, Kenya3.IOSR Journal of Applied Chemistry IOSR-JAC
Course Schedule: SCH 101General and Inorganic ChemistryWeekSub-Topic1.General Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry(Periodic Table, Radiation, Atomic/Molecular shapes)2.Quantum nature of electromagnetic radiation, energies3.Quantum numbers and electron configuration, atomic orbitals shapes/orientations4.Quantum numbers and electron configuration (Continued), periodicity, Hydrogen andhydrogen-like spectra5.Course Assessment Tests (17thOctober, 2014)Energy/RadiationElectron configurationHydrogen and hydrogen-like spectraPeriodicity6.Ionic and Covalent bonding7.MOT8.VBT (Simple molecules and central atom hybridization)9.VBT (Higher molecules and hybridization: spndm)10.Course Assessment Tests (19thNovember, 2014)MOTVBTPeriodicity11.VSEPR12.CATS Review13.Revision14.End of Semester Examinations15.End of Semester Examinations
Lecture 11.0Atomic Structure:1Lecture 1 Objectives or AimsAt the end of this unit you should be able to;(a)describe the historical development of atomic structure(b)

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