Read Inorganic easily

 

  1. Exceptional electronic configurations
  2. Shielding effect and Effective nuclear charge
  3. Periodic properties and its exceptional behaviors
  4. Covalent character in ionic compounds.Fajan Rule
  5. VSEPR theory
  6. Drago rule and Bent’s rule
  7. Back bonding, pπ-pπ and pπ-dπ bonds and its applications
  8. Exceptional orders in bond length, bond length, bond angle and dipole moment order and their reasoning
  9. Formal charge, resonance and bond order
  10. MOT
  11. Hydrogen bonding, chelation and its applications
  12. Important questions on factors affecting lattice energy, hydration energy, melting point, solubility of s-block compounds
  13. Important questions on factors affecting order of acidic and basic character
  14. Flame test, Solutions of alkali metals in liquid ammonia
  15. Anomalous behavior of first element of group, Diagonal relationships and examples etc.

Module 2

Redox reactions, Electrochemistry, p-block complete, Hydrogen- (Also recall free energy, entropy, spontaneity- helps in understanding ellingham diagram etc). Here learn about

  1. Structures of lot variety compounds-make a list whenever you find new one
  2. Oxidation state
  3. Oxidising agents, reducing agents – Comparison of behavior of Important ones
  4. Concept of n-factor and its use in balancing and where it fails and why
  5. Law of equivalents- applications and where it fails and why
  6. Electrode potential and factors affecting it
  7. Activity series and its wide applications to predict feasibilty of various reactions
  8. Nernst equation (helps you undertstand the effect of using dil vs conc and effect of temperature on feasibilty)
  9. Electrolysis and over potential (helps you to understand downs cell, nelson cell, castner kellner cell, mercury cell, electrolytic reduction and refining etc)
  10. Inert pair effect and its applications
  11. Inorganic reactions -there you can classify into three (not mutually exclusive) types- hydrolysis reactions, decomposition reactions,acid base reactions and other redox reactions, make a list of all reactions and then find similarities)
  12. Inorganic compound -common names
  13. Different processes – name and use (Deacon’s process, contact process,
  14. Structure of different oxyacids- Ortho, meta, hypo, pyro etc
  15. Effect of heat on different compounds
  16. Nature of oxides – Amphoteric oxides
  17. 3c-2e and 3c-4e bonds
  18. Silicates, Silicones, Zeolites
  19. Borax, Boric acid, Diborane
  20. Thermite reaction
  21. Ostwald process, Contact process, Deacon process etc
  22. Disproportionation reactions etc.

Module 3

Metallurgy, d,f-block, coordination compounds, Qualitative Salt analysis

  1. Size, Melting point, Electrode potentials trends in 3d series
  2. Charge transfer examples
  3. KMnO4 and K2Cr2O7- properties
  4. Lanthanoid contraction and its consequences
  5. Hybridisation and Stereoisomerism in coordination compounds
  6. Crystal field theory and its applications
  7. Synergic bonding in metal carbonyls etc.

Now you must have an idea of variety of most important problems of inorganic chemistry.

 

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