d and f block elements & coordination compounds (Weightage 1%)  

Topics from d and f block elements & coordination compounds

  • Werner's theory (5 concepts)
  • ligands, co-ordination number, denticity, chelation (14 concepts)
  • IUPAC nomenclature of mononuclear coordination compounds, isomerism (20 concepts)
  • Bonding-Valence bond approach and basic ideas of Crystal field theory (14 concepts)
  • colour and magnetic properties (6 concepts)
  • Inner Transition Elements: Actinoids - Electronic configuration and oxidation states. (2 concepts)
  • Inner Transition Elements: Lanthanoids - Electronic configuration, oxidation states and lanthanoid contraction (13 concepts)
  • Transition Elements: General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence and characteristics, general trends in properties of the first row transition elements -physical properties, ionization enthalpy, oxidation states, atomic radii, colour, catalytic behaviour, magnetic properties, complex formation, interstitial compounds, alloy formation; Preparation, properties and uses of K2 Cr, 07 and KMn04. (33 concepts)