d and f Block Elements (Weightage 4%)  

Topics from d and f Block Elements

  • 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)
  • Inner Transition Elements: Lanthanoids - Electronic configuration, oxidation states and lanthanoid contraction (13 concepts)
  • Inner Transition Elements: Actinoids - Electronic configuration and oxidation states. (2 concepts)

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