KEMA2150 Chemistry of Transition Metals (3 cr)
- Basics of chemistry of d- and f- block metals
- organometallic compounds
- the most common reactions and reaction mechanisms of metal compounds
After completing the course the student
- recognizes the special features of d- and f- block metals.
- identify organometallic compounds and their basic properties.
- understands the electron structures of coordination compounds and their effect on the properties of the compounds.
- understand the mechanisms of the most common reactions.
- understand the role of the catalyst in catalysis reactions.
Working life skills
- Capabilities for designing functional coordination compounds.
- Understand the basics of reactivity of coordination compounds and use this knowledge to utilize compounds in chemical applications.
Description of prerequisites
Recommended: Basic studies of Chemistry and KEMA2140 Introduction to the Chemistry of Main Group Elements (or KEMA214 Inorganic Chemistry 2) or equivalent knowledge.
- Prerequisite group 1
- Prerequisite group 2
- Prerequisite group 3
- M. T. Weller, T. L. Overton, J. P. Rourke, F. A. Armstrong: Inorganic Chemistry, 6th edition, 2014, chapters: 19-25.
Participation in teaching (3 cr)
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Exam (3 cr)
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