Course Objectives:

Students will acquire knowledge about various types of inorganic materials, their structure, synthesis, characterization and applications in various fields

Course Contents:

Introduction to inorganic materials, crystalline and amorphous states, bonding in solids, non-stoichiometric compounds, binary solid solutions, mechanical, electrical, magnetic, dielectric, optical, and chemical (corrosion) properties of advanced materials, synthesis (e.g., sol-gel, hydrothermal techniques, etc.) and design of inorganic materials and characterization, doping and purification of silicone, chemical vapour deposition and sputtering, introduction to nano materials.

CHEM-351 Lab

  1. Estimation of anions in mixtures:

Chloride-phosphate, chloride-nitrate, oxalate-chloride, sulphate- phosphate, bromide-nitrate, borate-acetate, iodide-nitrate.

  1. Iodometric titration with potassium iodate.

.      Gravimetric estimation of oxalate.

  1. Precipitation Titrations.
  2. a) Determination of strength of NaCl given solution by AgNO3 using

Fluorescein as indicator.

  1. b) Determination of % age purity of KBr using Fluoresceine as in
  2. c) Determination of % composition of mixture of KI & KNO3 using

Eoscein as indicator.

  1. Spectrophotometric determination of cerium.
  2. Separation of heavy metals using solvent extraction technique.