Course Code: B32002Y-01, B32002Y-02，B32002Y-03
Course Name: Inorganic Chemistry
Pre-requisite: Principles of Chemistry
Lecture Time: 60 hours/session
The main task of this course is to make students understand and master the main properties, structures, existence, preparations, uses and other basic knowledge of important elements and their compounds.The course will also introduce some new trends, characteristics and research methods of modern chemistry home and abroad, train students’ ability to learn independently and use reference materials,and strengthen students' professional ideas, stimulating their interest in learning chemistry, and improving students’ comprehensive quality.
This course will take a total of 40 hours. Students will take the characteristics and typical reactions of important elements and their compounds as the most basic knowledge, paying attention to the study of the typical elements and their compounds with practical significance.
Topics and Schedule
1.1. Development of element chemistry
1.2. Role and status of Chemistry
1.3. Role and status of Chemistry in the future
1.4. Branches of Chemistry
2.1. Introduction of p-block elements
2.2. Boron group
2.3. Carbon group
Learning requirements：1) To understand the nature and uses of boron oxide, boric acid and borax. 2) To know the amphotericity of Al（OH）3 and its solubility——pH diagram. To know the structures and properties of aluminum halide. 3) To master the properties of carbon oxides, carbonic acid and their salts. 4) To grasp the properties and uses of elemental silicon, silica, silicate and their salts. 5) To know the properties of elemental tin and lead, redox reactive of compounds of tin and lead, solubility of lead salts.
Learning requirements：1) To master the structure of nitrogen molecules, the preparation of nitrogen gas and chemical simulation of biological nitrogen fixation. 2) To master the syntheses and properties of ammonia. 3) To understand properties and uses of ammonium salt. 4) To grasp the properties of common nitrogen oxides, oxoacids and their salts. 5) To grasp the properties and uses of phosphorus oxides, oxoacids and their salts. 6) To master the structures and properties of ozone and hydrogen peroxide. 7) To master the characteristics of hydrogen sulfide and the water solubility of sulfur compounds. 8) To grasp the structures, general properties and uses of sulfur oxides, oxoacids and their salts.
4.2. Rare gas
4.3. Regularities for successive variation properties of p-block elements
Learning requirements：1)To master the general features, preparations and applications of halogen. 2) To grasp the general nature and preparations of hydrogen halide and halide preliminarily. 3) To master the common characteristics of oxoacids and their salts. 4) General understanding of pseudohalogen. 5) To know the atomic structure, properties and uses of rare gases. 6) Regularities for successive variation properties of p-block elements.
5.1. Introduction of s-block elements
5.2. Elemental s-block
5.3. Compounds of s-block elements
5.4. Particularities of Beryllium and lithium, diagonal element rule
Learning requirements：1)To know the general properties of alkali metal and alkaline earth metal. 2) To master the properties and uses of hydrides and oxides of alkali metal and alkaline earth metal. 3) To master the properties and uses of hydroxides and salts of alkali metal and alkaline earth metal.
Content：The general properties of alkali metal and alkaline earth metal, the properties and applications of their hydrides, oxides, hydroxides and salts.
6.1. Introduction of d-block elements
Atomic radius and ionization energy, physical properties, chemical properties, oxidation states, particle color.
6.2. Titanium and vanadium
6.3. Chromium, molybdenum and tungsten,Multi acid complex
6.5. Iron, cobalt and nickel
6.6. Platinum elements
6.7. Metal-organic compounds
Learning requirements：1) To understand the properties of elemental vanadium and its important compounds. 2) To understand the properties of elemental chromium and its important compounds. 3) To understand the element potential diagram of chromium and its application. 4) To understand the element potential diagram of manganese and its application. To master the properties of important compounds of manganese. 5) To understand and master the properties of oxides, hydroxide and coordination compounds of iron, cobalt and nickel. 6 To understand and master the properties of platinum elements.
7.1. Copper family elements
7.2. Zinc family elements
Learning requirements：1 Tounderstand the general properties of the transition elements. 2 To master the properties of important compounds, such as oxides, hydroxides, salts and complexes of copper and silver. To master the mutual transformation of Cu (I) and Cu (II). 3 To master the properties of important compounds of zinc and mercury. To master the mutual transformation of Hg (I) and Hg (II). 4 To understand the properties of the important compounds of cadmium. 5 To understand the treatment of wastewater containing mercury and cadmium. Teaching content：General properties of transition elements. Important compounds properties of copper, silver, zinc, cadmium and mercury. Mutual transformation of Cu (I) and Cu (II), Hg (I) and Hg (II).
8.1. Lanthanide elements
Introduction of rare earth elements. Introduction of lanthanide series. Lanthanide elements. Compounds of Lanthanum Series.
8.2. Actinide elements
8.3. Introduction to nuclear chemistry
Learning requirements：1) Properties of lanthanide elements and compounds. 2) To understand the application of rare earth compounds in the optical electromagnetic properties. 3) To understand the properties of actinides. 4) To understand the nuclear structures, nuclear reactions, and the uses of nuclear energy.
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 Xuanshen Yan etc., General Inorganic Chemistry, Second Edition, Peking University Press
 Department of inorganic chemistry（Tianjin University）, Inorganic Chemistry ,Second Edition, Higher Education Press, 1992
 Department of inorganic chemistry（Dalian University of Technology）, Inorganic Chemistry ,Fourth Edition, Higher Education Press
 Raymond Chang, Chemistry, 7th edition