COURSE DESCRIPTION: Introduction to inorganic chemistry with a focus on fundamentals of atomic/molecular structure and descriptive inorganic chemistry, structure/geometries of small molecules, bonding theories both in inorganic molecules and in the solid state, redox chemistry, descriptive main group and transition metal chemistry; ligand field theory, molecular magnetism and electronic spectra in transition metal complexes.

Recommended For Chemistry majors: "Inorganic Chemistry", 6th Edition, Shriver & Atkins, W.H. Freeman and Company
(ISBN-10: 1-4292-9906-1  |  ISBN-13: 978-1-4292-9906-0)

INSTRUCTOR: Prof. Marcetta Y. Darensbourg
408 Chemistry Bldg.
845-5417 or 845-2981
Office Hours:  Immediately following class on M and W, or by appointment
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Xuemei Yang
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Office Hours: Tuesdays 4pm-5pm and Fridays 5pm-6pm