Spring 2020

CHEM-T 510, Inorganic Chemistry

Course Dates: 1/13/2020 - 5/8/2020

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Course Description

In this course, students will be introduced to fundamental concepts and theories and apply them to understand and explain the role of inorganic chemistry including descriptive chemistry, bonding in coordination chemistry, organometallic chemistry, special topics in inorganic chemistry, and metal ions in a biological inorganic chemistry. In the last weeks of the semester, students will demonstrate their knowledge by analyzing and discussing research papers in these topics and presenting to their colleagues.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

Learning Materials

Bertini, Gray, Steifel, Valentine, Biological Inorganic Chemistry Structure & Reactivity, University Science Books, 2007

Huheey, J. E., Keiter, E.A., Keiter, R.L., Inorganic Chemistry: Principles of Structure and Reactivity, HarperCollinsCollegePublishers, 1993


3 Exams @ 100 points: 40%
Quizzes @ 10 points: 10%
Discussions @ 15 points: 15%
Assignments @ 15 points: 15%
Research Literature Presentation @ 200 points: 20%
Total Points: 100%