DETAILS:

COURSE NAME: Chemistry II
COURSE CODE: CHY 101
PROGRAM:  BSc. Biotechnology   BSc. Microbiology  
SEMESTER: Two
CREDITS: Three
 

SYLLABUS:

Chemical Thermodynamics

Introduction to thermodynamics,  pressure volume work in reversible & irreversible process, related problems. First law of thermodynamics,   internal energy,  enthalpy,   relation between internal energy & enthalpy, heat capacity, free energy. Second law of thermodynamics , Spontaneous & non spontaneous reactions, Gibbs-Helmholtz equation &  related problems Clausius-Clapeyron equation, Trouton’s rule, Kirchoff's equation, Lavoisier & Laplace law, Exergonic & endergonic reactions in cells, Coupled reactions   with few examples, Energy rich molecules & their role  in cells,Hess’s law & its applications, van’t Hoff isotherm, Equilibrium constant & temperature dependence

Chemical kinetics

Rate of reaction, differential rate law expressions, Order & molecularity, rate constant, integrated equations (Ist,2nd & 3rd   order), nth life of  a reaction,           Arrhenius equations, temperature dependence of rate constant, energy profile diagrams. Reaction intermediates, Slow steps & fast steps in complex reactions, steady state approximation, Different theories on reaction rate, Catalysis & types of catalysis, Mechanism of catalysis, Enzyme catalysis

Coordination Chemistry

Introduction to co-ordinations compounds, Crystal field theory, Colour & magnetic properties of complexes, Chelation & applications, biologically relevent co-ordination compounds,

Electrochemistry

Electrode potential, related problems, Nernst equation & its applications, emf of the cell related problems, Redox reactions in cells, free energy change & standard emf of the cell,Molar specific conductance of solutions, Kohlrausch’s law ,related problems, Redox titrations applications with  two examples     

REFERENCES:

  1.  Physical Chemistry 7th edition Atkins & de Paula                   
  2.  Essentials of Physical Chemistry Arun Bahl,B.S Bahl, G.D Tuli
  3.  Physical Chemistry, 5th edition, Ira. N .Levine
  4. Chemical Kinetics 3rd edition Keith .J.Laidler
  5.  Chemistry Raymond Chang
  6.  Inorganic Chemistry by Huheey