Coordination chemistry (chemistry of transition elements)

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

Course outline:

  • Ligand Classification
  • Structures and Bonding
  • Spectroscopy, Reactions and Reactivity
  • Metal Complexes in Living Systems
  • Coordination Equilibria
  • Magnetism

Course topics:

  1. Introduction and definitions
  2. Classification of Ligands
  3. Nomenclature, Coordination Number and Stereochemistry
  4. Structures and Symmetries
  5. Bonding in Complexes
  6. Color and Spectroscopy
  7. Reactions and Reactivity
  8. Uses in Analytical Chemistry, Industry and Medicine
  9. Metal Complexes in Living Systems
  10. Coordination Equilibria
  11. Magnetism
Course Lectures