Inorganic chemistry I

lchm1331  2023-2024  Louvain-la-Neuve

Inorganic chemistry I
4.00 credits
37.5 h + 7.5 h
It is recommended to have acquired the knowledge and skills developed in the teaching units:
LCHM1211Chimie générale 2
LCHM1252Eléments de chimie physique moléculaire
LCHM1253Eléments de cristallographie
LCHM1254Eléments de spectroscopie moléculaire
Main themes
The teaching will include :
1. complements of general and theoretical chemistry to deepen the description of chemical bonding in inorganic compounds.
2. the fundamental concepts of coordination chemistry from the point of view of structure, physicochemical properties and reactivity
3. An introduction to organometallic chemistry of transition metals.
Learning outcomes

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 This course aims at deepening the notions of general inorganic chemistry given during the first two years, and mastering the main basic concepts of coordination chemistry including organometallic chemistry.
The course comprises two parts. The first parts covers the fundamental concepts in inorganic chemistry (reminders and complements). The second part deals with the basics of Coordination Chemistry.
Teaching methods
Theoretical course given in auditorium, with two exercice sessions given by a teaching assistant.
Evaluation methods
Written exam during the session, possibly with a complementary oral examination.
Online resources
All documents necessary for this course are available on Moodle. All slides are present on Moodle, as well as an electronic copy of the reference book.
Liste exhaustive d'ouvrages de référence fournie dans les notes de cours.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Bachelor in Chemistry

Minor in Chemistry

Master [120] in Biochemistry and Molecular and Cell Biology