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Learning outcome:

At the end of the course the students will be able to:






CHE 1.1



  • Explain the fundamental properties of atoms, molecules, the electronic structure of atoms and its influence on chemical properties ,molecular geometries of selected molecular species, the basic (colligative) properties of solutions
  • Discuss the principles of organic chemistry that include chemical bonding, nomenclature, structural isomerism, stereochemistry, chemical reactions and mechanism.
  • Explain the functional groups and different class of organic compounds.
  • Discuss the structures and properties of organic and biomolecular species.
  • Explain  nucleophiles, electrophiles, electronegativity, and resonance
  • Describe the hybridization and geometry of atoms and the three-dimensional structure of organic molecules
  • Demonstrate proper laboratory safety and techniques and expression of the results of their experiments.










CHE 2.1



  • Explain simple quantum mechanical treatments of atoms and molecules
  • Demonstrate the ability to write electronic configurations, orbital diagrams, Lewis electron dot formula, and quantum numbers for electrons in the ground state
  • Demonstrate the ability  to balance simple ionic compounds using the information how quantum mechanics apply to the charges on metals and nonmetals and predict molecular geometries of selected molecular species using the Octet rule
  • Explain the fundamentals of electronic structure and bonding in conjugated and aromatic systems

·       Explain the limitations of classical mechanics at molecular length scales

  • Compare the differences between classical and quantum mechanics
  • Explain probabilities, amplitudes, averages, expectation values, and observables
  • Demonstrate the use of thermometers and temperature probes
  • Explain the determination of the molar mass of an unknown nonelectrolyte and an unknown electrolyte from a freezing point depression experiment
  • Explain the acquisition of solubility vs. temperature  data and the calculation of ΔH, ΔS, and  ΔG for dissolving a salt at a given temperature.








CHE 3.1



  • Demonstrate the ability to carry out organic reactions and prepare their solutions, recognize the basic practical skills for the synthesis and analysis of organic compounds.
  • Evaluate data collected to determine the identity, purity, and yield of products.
  • Perform common laboratory techniques like reflux, distillation, steam distillation, recrystallization, vacuum filtration, aqueous extraction, thin layer chromatography, column chromatography
  • Explain the application of laws of thermodynamics
  • Discuss the applications of catalyst in water treatment, dye degradation and industrial application.
  • Discuss the principles of extraction of metals from its ores and applications of metallurgy in daily life.





CHE 4.1



  • Calculate the oxidation states of elements in compounds that have variable oxidation states
  • Explain the nomenclature for nonmetals bonded to nonmetals, for transition elements in compounds, and oxy-acids and their salts
  • Discuss the fundamental electronic structure and bonding in carbonyl compounds
  • Explain the substituent effects on pKa (in the case of carboxylic acids)
  • Describe the reactivity of carbonyl compounds with both hard and soft nucleophiles (carboxylic acids, aldehydes and ketones)
  • Explain the concepts in thermodynamics, different thermodynamic quantities such as heat and work and how they are measured, related or transformed from one to the other
  • Explain states of matter and how they depend on temperature and pressure as well as how they co-exist in phase equilibria
  • Explain chemical equilibrium and its relationship with themodynamic quantities ,Structures of ionic solids and defects and their applications

·       Discuss the d-orbital splitting pattern in different geometries like octahedral, tetrahedral.

·       Calculate magnetic moment & crystal field stabilization energy of metal complexes.

·         Explain high spin and low spin complexes & formation of metal complexes in solution.



CHE 5.1




  • Explain the reactivity and stability of an organic molecule based on structure, including conformation and stereochemistry
  • Apply the  understanding of organic mechanisms to predict the outcome of reactions
  • Design syntheses of organic molecules
  • Determine the structure of organic molecules using IR and NMR spectroscopic techniques
  • Characterize and elucidate the structure of  organic molecules by physical and spectroscopic means, including mp, bp, IR, NMR, GC
  • Explain the fundamental properties and reactivity of biologically important molecules (e.g. carbohydrates, amines and amino-acids)
  • Demonstrate the basic practical skills for the synthesis and analysis of organic compounds.



CHE 5.2



·       Explain the fundamentals of acid/base equilibria, including pH calculations, buffer behavior, acid/base titrations

  • Describe the  thermodynamic and kinetic forces involved in chemical reactions
  • Explain the basics of electrochemistry and the relationship of electrical parameters to thermodynamic and stoichiometric parameters
  • Restate the general chemical equilibria ,solubility and complex ion equilibria, the application of Beer-Lamberts Law.
  • Differentiate between thermal and photochemical processes.
  • Describe the Jablonski diagram to depict the reactions at excited state.
  • Recall the basic concepts in spectroscopy, Concept of electronic spectra, potential energy curve.



CHE 6.1



  • Explain the facts, concepts,  structures, classification systems and language associated with silicates.
  • Demonstrate theoretical and practical knowledge related to modern materials chemistry, materials nanotechnology.
  • Describe the  synthesis of nanoparticles and their characterization using varies techniques.
  • Describe the ligand strengths by the stability of the complexes and precipitates formed by the ligands with a given metal ion
  • Discuss the application of organometallic compounds in our day to day to day to life.
  • List out the industrial materials and their applications in advanced era.
  • Tell the Classification, properties, preparation of explosives.
  • Describe  the advantages of organic reagents in gravimetric and colorimetric analysis.
  • Explain  the applications of flame photometry, thermo gravimetric analysis.


CHE 6.2



a.      Explain the the synthesis of proteins, lipids, nucleic acids, and carbohydrates and their role in metabolic pathways along with their regulation at the epigenetic, transcriptional, translational, and post-translational levels including RNA and protein folding, modification, and degradation.

b.     Describe the Regulation by non-coding RNAs and their role in  the developmental and physiological functioning of the organism.

  1. Perform common laboratory techniques like pH measurement, acid/base titrations, UV/Visible spectroscopy in both emission and absorption mode, calorimetry, and colorimetry.